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35 Reasons Coffee Filters are Survival Multitaskers

35 Reasons Coffee Filters are Survival Multitaskers The simple coffee filter is not so simple when it comes to survival! There are numerous uses beyond the obvious filtering that can help make a SHTF situation go from absolutely awful to not-so-bad. How is that possible you ask? Here are just a few uses for this …

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Being Frugal – 12 Lessons from the Great Depression

Being Frugal – 12 Lessons from the Great Depression The Great Depression was a time of hunger, homelessness, and despair. Our country was in dire straights with over 25% of the population reportedly out of work. Through absolute necessity, being frugal was a way of life and survival in every sense of the word. There …

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6 Lessons to Prepare for a Water Outage

6 Lessons to Prepare for a Water Outage Have you ever really thought about how  much water you use? Most people never consider it, unless you live in California where it’s at a serious premium. The amount you use just to flush the toilet in one day might surprise you. That’s not counting showers, laundry, cleaning, …

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How To Build Your Own Vertical Garden with a Pallet

How To Build Your Own Vertical Garden with a Pallet Vertical gardens are becoming all the rage, especially for those that live in tight spaces like condos or in the city. A friend of mine has a one bedroom in the city, so she has to improvise if she wants to grow her own food. She …

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DIY Brick Fire Pit on a Budget

DIY Brick Fire Pit on a Budget Having a sturdy fire pit on your property is a great way to enjoy a fire during a BBQ’s, a family get together or just having drinks around it during a social gathering. Love it. Think about if the power goes out, this fire pit can be transformed into an awesome …

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The Best Frugal Gardening Ideas on the Internet

The Best Frugal Gardening Ideas on the Internet Everyone knows that growing your own food is the best way to save money on groceries…but few stop to consider how expensive it can be to get started with a garden. There’s a lot more to it than just dumping a handful of seeds into a hole …

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Realistic Prepping Priorities

Realistic Prepping Priorities   New preppers tend to get either very overwhelmed, discouraged, or both. They set the bar too high and tend to go to the extremes instead of setting realistic prepping priorities. Is a nuclear war possible? Yep. Is a solar flare taking out all electrical power on the planet possible? You bet! …

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How To Get All Your Hot Water Needs From A Compost Mound

How To Get All Your Hot Water Needs From A Compost Mound Did you know that composting can provide you with hot water? Goes to show all those kitchen scraps you throw away is actually costing you more money that you think! Did you know that when compost breaks down it produces heat? With this heat …

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Amazing Ways You Can Reuse Aluminum Cans

Amazing Ways You Can Reuse Aluminum Cans Aside from plastic bottles, there probably won’t be many things more plentiful than aluminum cans when SHTF and you have to scavenge for items to survive. SHTFDad.com has shared three really useful ways we can reuse aluminum cans. I have shared articles on the subject of soda can stoves, …

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Useful Strategies To Pay Down Debt

Useful Strategies To Pay Down Debt Life is already hard for us preppers without having to deal with debt. If you add it up to our daily struggles, it can be something incredibly difficult to manage. Most survivalists are considered hoarders by the general public, all because they keep buying more supplies than the average …

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