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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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17 Tips for Taking Charge After SHTF

17 Tips for Taking Charge After SHTF After SHTF, whether it’s small and localized, statewide, or global, taking charge is something that not everyone knows how to do. For most, they need to get some kind of training that will help them calm down and be able to see what’s really going on. It can …

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Advice to Beginner Preppers

Advice to Beginner Preppers Not everyone in the prepper community is as experienced as everyone else. Some are new to the prepper scene and some have been doing this stuff for ages! For those who are new to the prepper community and would like to know the types of things that more advanced preppers would advise …

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9 Urban Survival Skills That Could Save Your Life

9 Urban Survival Skills That Could Save Your Life Surviving in the city requires different skills than those needed to survive in the wilderness. While there is much overlap, it’s important to focus on the skills you’re more likely to need. If you live in the city, learning to build a shelter isn’t a top …

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5 Great Tips to Make Prepping Easier

5 Great Tips to Make Prepping Easier Have you found prepping to be difficult many days? You’re really not alone if you’ve felt this way before. Prepping is no easy feat. It’s actually hard to do even if you find some aspects of it enjoyable. But hard things are often times the most worthwhile to complete, …

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The Unglamorous Side of Prepping

The Unglamorous Side of Prepping Prepping has been glamorized by the media as something it’s not and they’ve done the same thing with homesteading, too! Prepping has been sensationalized and homesteading has been romanticized. The truth is, there is an unglamorous side to both. Both lifestyles seek the same end goal – self-reliance and sufficiency. …

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WSHTF – When Shit Hits the Fan

WSHTF – When Shit Hits the Fan At some point, the world is going to end. There are several possible ways it could happen, and each way has a timeline associated with it. We checked out some theories and narrowed down the time frames for these. While a world-ending event is inevitable, it is not …

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The Complete Guide to Using Super Glue for Cuts

The Complete Guide to Using Super Glue for Cuts How many of you already knew you could use super glue to seal closed cuts? How many of you have actually tried using this first aid technique? For those who are new to the concept, or who have heard about it but haven’t yet given it …

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Spotting the Warning Signs

Spotting the Warning Signs Warning signs are everywhere. Warnings about weather, road conditions, your credit score…it can drive a person crazy! When it comes to warning signs about a disaster though, natural human curiosity kicks in and can make us do some really unwise stuff. It’s human nature: you hear about a flood in the …

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12 Disasters Everyone Should Prepare For

12 Disasters Everyone Should Prepare For Prepping for the smaller things is where every prepper should start but eventually, you get to the big stuff. The stuff that can lay waste to everything you know and rely on. Though circumstances change based on age, location, health, etc., the really big disasters that affect more than …

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