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16 Cool Homesteading DIY Projects For Preppers

16 Cool Homesteading DIY Projects For Preppers Take this time to get on top of your preps and maybe tackle a few of these homesteading DIY projects. My favorite projects are the top two in the picture above. I need a way of storing my fruits properly so they don’t over ripen to quickly and …

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How To Make Your Own Energy-Saving Thermal Curtains

How To Make Your Own Energy-Saving Thermal Curtains These work. I will not beat about the bush. We lose over 30% of heat from our windows. Possibly more. So it makes sense to reduce the % of heat lost right? Well today you can…for cheap! This fantastic article shows us how to make these thermal …

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How To Test Your Drinking Water (And Why You Should Do It)

How To Test Your Drinking Water (And Why You Should Do It) Most people turn on the faucet in their kitchen or bathroom and don’t think twice about the liquid flowing from it. But if the situation in Flint, Michigan has taught us anything, it is that we cannot trust the safety of any drinking …

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14 Sneaky-Smart Ways to Cut Your Home Heating Bills

14 Sneaky-Smart Ways to Cut Your Home Heating Bills Homeowners will always feel that hit to the pocketbook in the winter from rising energy costs. According to the Department of Energy, the largest energy expense in the average US home is space heating, which accounts for 45% of energy bills. The average US household spent …

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How To Build a Gluten Free Pantry on a Budget

How To Build a Gluten Free Pantry on a Budget These days, more and more people are suffering from some form of gluten intolerance, ranging from mild digestive discomfort to becoming violently ill. If you or a family member have difficulty digesting wheat, have you taken gluten-free prepping into consideration when building your food stockpile? …

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How To Make A Survival Whistle From A .223 Case

How To Make A Survival Whistle From A .223 Case Because yelling will make you lose your voice, it’s important to carry a whistle just in case you get in a jam. For example: When I went mountain biking with a group of friends I crashed plenty of times. Luckily, none were serious. However, if …

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Don’t Join A Survival Group Without Reading This

Don’t Join A Survival Group Without Reading This Many of us are torn about this subject. Some of us say joining a group will benefit you others say it will be harder to survive, more mouths to feed, more people to look after. I personally am for a small survival group, I think that its …

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Cheap and Natural Ant Repellents

Cheap and Natural Ant Repellents Whether you are planning on homesteading, living off grid, camping or just living your life at home, ants will always find you and your food. You can always head down to the local hardware store or supermarket and purchase expensive and harsh chemicals to spray your home and/or garden. I …

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How to Make A Survival Stove with Two Soda Cans

How to Make A Survival Stove with Two Soda Cans There are a lot of ways to eat food if the grid goes down, but almost without fail the best way is hot. Oh, sure you can swallow a lot if you are on the run. MRE’s were designed to be eaten cold. Canned food …

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37 Ways to Reduce Your Use of Plastic

37 Ways to Reduce Your Use of Plastic We, as human beings, have come to heavily rely on plastic over the last 60 years or so. When it comes to survival and living naturally however we need to get into the habit of living without plastic products. In this series of tips you can work …

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