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Why Peppermint Deserves A Place In Your Preparedness Garden

Why Peppermint Deserves A Place In Your Preparedness Garden It is springtime and many people are either planning their gardens or have even started planting and I’m going to illustrate for you why it’s important to include some peppermint (mentha piperita) in your plans. Why peppermint? Because it has various pest control, culinary, and medicinal …

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Build Your Very Own Arched Cabin In A Weekend For Under $5000

Build Your Very Own Arched Cabin In A Weekend For Under $5000 Have you ever wanted to Build Your Very Own Arched Cabin In A Weekend For Under $5000? I know I have… This is the article for you! These wonderful, arched cabins come flat packed and all you have to do is follow the instructions …

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Customize Your Root Cellar Storage DIY Project

How to Customize Your Root Cellar Storage DIY Project See how to customize your root cellar storage into a wonderful, great looking with more usable space to store your veggies and canned goods. This DIY project is great for any size root cellar, I am so glad I have this chance to share this with …

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How To Build A Bench Around A Tree – Full Project

How To Build A Bench Around A Tree This How To Build A Bench Around A Tree is perfect for any garden with a tree, It will provide shade and family time outside of the house. I just loved this great DIY Project, I had to share it with you all. I have always wondered what …

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How To Grow Watermelons on Vertical Trellises

How To Grow Watermelons on Vertical Trellises After reading this wonderful How To Grow Watermelons on Vertical Trellises article, I will be growing watermelons this year. I will plant them as soon as I can. People do not grow this wonderful fruit because they take a lot of area to grow, well not anymore. The article …

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Natural Homemade Fly Spray Recipe

Natural Homemade Fly Spray Recipe This Natural Homemade Fly Spray Recipe works and is so cheap to make… Keep those pesky fly’s at bay this spring/summer. Fly spray in the stores cost about 4 bucks a tin, in that tin there are copious amounts of harmful chemicals and aerosols that can harm your lungs if breathed …

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How to strike and replant lavender

How to strike and replant lavender Turn one lavender plant into many by taking cuttings and replanting- it’s so easy! Lavender has many uses not only in the prepping world but in everyday life, for me I use lavender as a sleep aid and make natural air fresheners to freshen my house and car. I …

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Build a Small Solar Solution, With a Budget of $150 (Guide and Video)

Build a Small Solar Solution, With a Budget of $150 (Guide and Video) This small solar solution may be all you need to charge your  electric devices if the power goes out! For around $150 this is worth a bookmark and a share to tell your friends about! Solar is confusing and I will admit …

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Preppers Gold: Pallets and Buckets 101

Preppers Gold: Pallets and Buckets 101 I personally agree that pallets and buckets could be worth much more than real gold in an emergency… Preppers gold isn’t just the precious metal. I have covered lots on this subject but after the article I am sharing with you I need to reiterate and go over the fundamentals …

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Survive A Disaster with These Common Kitchen Items

Survive A Disaster with These Common Kitchen Items Knowing how to use things laying around he house when a disaster strikes could just save your family’s life… I have posted a few of these articles over the past year but not as in depth and illustrated as this article from lifehacker.com. It covers a great range …

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14 Ways To Cleanse The Body From Chemicals, GMO’s, Fluoridated Water And Other Environmental Toxins

14 Ways To Cleanse The Body From Chemicals, GMO’s, Fluoridated Water And Other Environmental Toxins Check out these great 14 ways to cleanse your body of nasty chemicals the natural way. Our bodies are programmed to get rid of chemicals and heavy metals on their own but with all of the extra chemicals and crap …

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Passive and Active House Cooling 101

Passive and Active House Cooling 101 Passive and Active House Cooling can save you lots of money over a year, AC is expensive and some of us still have no access or can’t afford to run it in the hot summer months! This is a great topic that we preparedness folk tend not to cover …

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200+ Canning and Preserving Recipes

200+ Canning and Preserving Recipes These 200+ Canning and Preserving Recipes will rock your socks off and will keep you busy for the whole spring and summer If you are anything like my wife, you will be constantly looking for new canning recipes, she loves to can, if she could can my socks I think she …

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How To Make Your Own Food-Safe Wood Sealant

How To Make Your Own Food-Safe Wood Sealant Making your own food-safe wood sealant is easy, cheap and best of all… it is  all natural with NO chemicals at all Over the past few years, my husband and I have sought ways to veer away from potentially dangerous chemicals and opt for more natural and …

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Simple DIY Solar Panel Or Cooker Sun Tracker Made From A Clock

Simple DIY Solar Panel Or Cooker Sun Tracker Made From A Clock Stop turning your solar panels or your solar cookers with this easy to build sun tracker made from a clock. This is probably the simplest sun tracker you can find on the internet. All you need is an old large clock mechanism, you …

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