Category Archive: SHTF

DISASTER! The first 9 things to do when SHTF

DISASTER! The first 9 things to do when SHTF What would you actually do if you were sitting where you are right now and all the power went out? Everywhere. Across the whole region. Imagine a situation where an EMP takes out a large part of the national grid as well as most electronics right …

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112 Uses For Baking Soda From WWII You Didn’t Know

112 Uses For Baking Soda From WWII You Didn’t Know Baking soda is a fantastic product we all should have stockpiled. Most important for me is we can also protect ourselves from the array of toxins in household cleaning products. Conventional cleansers can expose us to multiple chemicals linked to asthma, cancer and other documented …

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Free Hot Water from Compost Wheelie Bin

Free Hot Water from Compost Wheelie Bin Compost piles do a great job of breaking down our organic waste and keeping our trash cans on the curb lighter with the benefits of organic matter to mix into our gardens. Although it does awesome things for our green footprint, it can do even more than you …

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How To Make A One Log Rocket Stove – Genius

How To Make A One Log Rocket Stove – Genius This one log rocket stove is a hybrid of a Swedish candle and will rock your camping world. I made one last night to cook some bacon and once the bacon was done, we had a Swedish candle to look at for 30 mins. Once …

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10 Ways To Keep Cool At Home Without A/C

10 Ways To Keep Cool At Home Without A/C Stay cool and save loads of money this summer with these awesome 10 ways to keep cool at home without A/C. Using these techniques will save you a lot of cash on your utility bills. Many deaths have even been connected to power outages during the …

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How to Sharpen Knives With an Old Belt

How To Sharpen Knives With an Old Belt Well, knock me down with a feather pillow! I thought I was savvy with knives and how to sharpen them but in all of my years doing this I have never come across this information. This is a really cool way to sharpen a dull blade. Most …

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The 50-dollar 30-day Emergency Food Kit

The 50-dollar 30-day Emergency Food Kit This kit costs about $1.67 a day and has around 2800 calories. Of course you do not need to eat that many calories a day BUT if SHTF you may need to eat more as you may be more physically active. All of the foods that are mentioned in …

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How To Identify Spider Bites And Treat them

  How To Identify Spider Bites And Treat them Spring is here and that means spiders! I hate spiders, there are ONLY three types of potentially deadly spiders in the U.S. 1. The Brown Recluse 2. The Hobo Spider 3. The Black Widow I have already seen 6 brown recluses and it’s barley warm here …

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How To Harvest and Use Dandelion Roots

How To Harvest and Use Dandelion Roots Dandelion roots are best harvested from late fall through early spring, when the plant is dormant and has stored up energy in the root. So now is a perfect time to get harvesting. Some call these weeds, others think that are a pest of the garden world. Before …

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Emergency Water Filter Solutions

Emergency Water Filter Solutions Most everyone knows how important having access to potable water is but what about those emergency situations where you cannot go to the store or turn on the tap? If you haven’t stored any water either, you may be in some serious trouble! The rule of thumb is “a gallon of …

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