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13 Ways Paracord Could Actually Save Your Life

13 Ways Paracord Could Actually Save Your Life Paracord is one of the most talked about pieces of survival gear, which is why at some point every new prepper thinks, “What is paracord and what’s the big deal?” The big deal is it takes up very little space yet it can be used for dozens …

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Ten Ways To Use Your Socks During An Emergency

Ten Ways To Use Your Socks During An Emergency Human ingenuity is the main tool that helped mankind survive through harsh times. No matter how much people had to endure, they always manage to find a way out of a gruesome situation. As preppers, we often have to think outside the box to solve our …

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Shelter in Place Kits – How Duct Tape and Plastic can Save Your Life

Shelter in Place Kits – How Duct Tape and Plastic can Save Your Life   Like Broadway Joe once said “First, I prepare. Then I have faith.” The Shelter in Place kit is not one you want to find yourself using if you can help it. As a matter of fact, you will probably need …

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Jewelweed – the Natural Poison Ivy Remedy

Jewelweed – the Natural Poison Ivy Remedy Knowing your plants in the wild can save your you-know-what, in more ways than one! When my son was at army cadet boot camp, his leaders put fear into their hearts about what to beware of in the woods when camping out. The leaders shared the story of …

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27 Survival Uses For Floss You Never Thought Of

27 Survival Uses For Floss You Never Thought Of If you’re like most people, you probably have a roll of floss that never gets touched next to your bathroom sink. If you’re not going to use it, then you may as well put it in your bug out bag. Why? Because the size-to-usefulness ratio of …

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Beyond Paracord: 8 Other Cordage Types You Need to Know

Beyond Paracord: 8 Other Cordage Types You Need to Know It’s no secret that 550 paracord is the most versatile cord you can include in your bug out bag. It should not be the only type of cordage that you consider, though. Many types or rope, cord, and wire exist for many different uses and are …

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15 Modern Day Uses For WD-40

15 Modern Day Uses For WD-40 As we all know WD-40 has always been known to stop creaks and squeaks but little do people know that it is as useful as duct-tape, if not more useful. I have used WD-40 for years. Not only to stop the creeks and squeaks of a gate or oiling …

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20 Amazing Uses For Soap You Never Thought Of

20 Amazing Uses For Soap You Never Thought Of I haven’t used soap in years, it makes my skin dry and itchy BUT I read this fantastic article from modernsurvivalblog.com that goes over 20 amazing uses for soap. I never knew soap could be so useful. I will for sure buy some cheap soap now to …

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Using Leftover Fruit Peels in the Kitchen

Using Leftover Fruit Peels in The Kitchen Being frugal is the essence of emergency preparedness. No matter how you look at it, emergency preparedness is about reusing what you have. It doesn’t matter if you’re traveling into the wilderness or if you are in cooking in the kitchen. Being frugal in the kitchen means learning …

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6 Wild Healing Plants You Should Use

6 Wild Healing Plants You Should Use Nature offers a multitude of solutions to recover, without side effects from some of the most problematic illnesses we can think of. There are medicinal plants that have been used in alternative medicine since the dawn of time. With more than two hundred medicinal plants found in North …

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