DIY Mini Bar from a Jerry Can

DIY Mini Bar from a Jerry Can This is a really cool project! How fun would it be to have this on your next camping or hunting trip? A terrific way to recycle and reuse a jerry can. I know I would be thrilled to get this as a gift. I like those gifts that …

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Coming To My House When SHTF Happens? We Need To Talk…

Coming To My House When SHTF Happens? We Need To Talk… We all hear that phrase “I know where I am coming if SHTF” mostly joking but truly not. They are actually quite serious. They don’t believe there is going to be a SHTF event serious enough for them to actually prepare their own homes. …

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26 Mini Indoor Garden Ideas

26 Mini Indoor Garden Ideas Gardening doesn’t have to be an outdoor fair weather proposition. Greenery and produce aren’t to be enjoyed only in the spring and summer months. Indoor gardening is a fun productive way to green up your home and perhaps even produce some food stuff for your family. Houzz shows us 26 …

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Things You Should Never Do During a Home Invasion

Things You Should Never Do During a Home Invasion The very first home invasion I remember was the infamous Tate murders. Unless you live in distant Siberia you also heard about Charles Manson‘s plot that resulted in the deaths of the people inside the Tate home that night. More than a few of us breathed …

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Do you Have These Go Bag Essentials?

Do you Have These Go Bag Essentials? Non preppers often see a go bag and a bug out bag as the same thing. They can be if you want them to be, but they really shouldn’t be and for me they aren’t interchangeable. My go bag is when I need to take off in a …

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Bushcraft Survival Skills I Want My Son to Know

Bushcraft Survival Skills I Want My Son to Know All parents and grandparents, even aunts and uncles have bits and pieces of their lives, their methods, their beliefs and their skills they want to pass on to their family’s young. We want our descends to survive and thrive and move up higher than we can …

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Indoor Vegetable Garden

Indoor Vegetable Garden Homesteaders have been growing and eating fresh produce year round for years. But did you know those of us without green houses can do so as well? Indoor gardening on a smaller scale is doable no matter where you reside! Grow your vegetable garden year round. See how at our featured link …

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7 Critical and Specific Components of a Prepared Home

7 Critical and Specific Components of a Prepared Home This article is more about preparing the specifics of the family in the home than the house, after all isn’t it the family that makes the house a home? The whole point of preparedness is to preserve the lives of ourselves and families as well as …

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Drinking Rain Water

Drinking Rain Water Many of us collect rain water for grey water uses. Always of course staying within the legal limits and only for the purposes allowed by the rain water laws of our own locality. 😉 In a SHTF scenario this could be your only option to obtain water for all uses including drinking. …

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Skills That Will Really Matter Post SHTF

Skills That Will Really Matter Post SHTF Everyone even the non prepper  knows about the stockpiling aspect of preparedness. What is less well known is the skills set that preppers attempt to acquire prior to the SHTF for use post SHTF. From primitive fire starting to welding. If you are just beginning or if you …

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