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Build This Cozy Cabin For Under $4000

Build This Cozy Cabin For Under $4000 I think it is safe to say we all could use a cabin in our life. The trouble is they can cost as much as a house. That for me is the biggest reason I do not own one. I can hardly afford the house I live in …

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Eating Well with Foraged Food

Eating Well with Foraged Food When we think of survival food, there are some standard meals that often come to mind: MREs, wild berries and roots, and wild-caught fish. It’s not the kind of spread that would impress your mother-in-law, that’s for sure. Well, I’m writing this to tell you that it doesn’t have to …

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How To Make Whiskey

How To Make Whiskey (Step by Step) Who doesn’t like a shot of whiskey on a cold night? I love it. My granddad has been taking a shot of whiskey every night before bed for over 50 years and he swears it keep him healthy. I did a post on how to make watermelon moonshine …

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12 Survival Hacks Using Just Leaves

12 Survival Hacks Using Just Leaves When in a survival situation pretty much anything and everything can be upcycled into something that can aide you in surviving. Over at willowhavenoutdoor.com Creek shows us 12 survival hacks that we can use just by using leaves. Obviously in winter this will be a little harder to achieve but …

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How to Make Watermelon Moonshine

How to Make Watermelon Moonshine (Step By Step With Pictures) I have never made moonshine before but after seeing this watermelon recipe I think I will give it a go. I love watermelon, it is so refreshing and tasty. In the old days of america people used to make moonshine because alcohol was taxed a …

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How To Make A Solar ICE Maker

How To Make A Solar ICE Maker In the unlikely event of a power outage wouldn’t it be great to relax and stay cool, knowing you have other options? I found a great website that shows us a simple solar-powered ice maker setup that will let you keep food and drinks chilled with ice, even …

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How To Build An Earthbag Root Cellar For Cheap

How To Build An Earthbag Root Cellar For Cheap Root cellars are just fantastic. They were essentially the first refrigerators built. They can keep your fruit and vegetables good all year round by keeping your food 40 degrees lower than the summer temperature outside and in winter the root cellar will keep the food just …

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How To Make Caffeine Drinks From Regular Plants Grown At Home

How To Make Caffeine Drinks From Regular Plants Grown At Home If you have been following me for a while you may know that I like my coffee. When I don’t have my morning cup I get withdrawal headaches and feel lethargic. I know that being addicted to any drug is just a bad thing, …

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How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank

How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank I am sad to say that the subject of collecting your own rainwater is getting more and more controversial because states are starting to make this illegal. I have no idea why they are but I can guess it is down to money. As everything is these days. …

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30 Uses For Old Socks

30 Uses For Old Socks You read it right, 30 uses for old socks! Well, how do I begin. Socks are one of the most thrown away clothing items a human owns. They get ripped, torn, moth bitten, you name it, it happens to socks! What you normally would do is throw them away right? …

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How To Make A Simple Beehive

How To Make A Simple Beehive Having bees is an awesome way to help the species survive. In the wild they will most likely perish because of all the chemicals and crap farmers and people are using now. This simple beehive is easy to build and best of all, cheap to build. In fact, if …

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70+ Preparedness Gardening Projects

70+ Preparedness Gardening Projects Gardening has and always will be an important preparedness tool in aiding us towards self sufficiency and survival. With out it we wouldn’t last log in a SHTF situation. Having food stockpiled is great and will keep you fed but what would you do if the emergency you were in didn’t …

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How to Suture a Wound

Suture a Wound Knowing how to suture a wound is very important, not only for SHTF situations but for daily routines like going hiking or camping where medical assistance could be a few hrs away. I know this sounds cliche but I honestly can say after watching this video that I feel confident enough to …

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How To Build An Inverted Solar Still

How To Build An Inverted Solar Still I don’t know where I have been for the past 5 years but I actually have never heard of an inverted solar still. An inverted solar still is pretty much the same principles of a normal still but with a normal still you have to dig a deep …

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How to Use Animal Bones for Survival

How to Use Animal Bones for Survival Bones have been used for thousands of years by our ancestors. They were primarily used used for weapons and used a lot in jewelry believe it or not. No, I am not going to show you how to make jewelry lol. (maybe another day) In this day and age …

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