Winter Camping and Backpacking Guide

Winter Camping and Backpacking Guide Backpacking and camping in the winter can make for some beautiful scenery and challenging hiking.  While it can be a great adventure, more preparation is necessary when the weather isn’t so forgiving.  Thrifty Outdoors Man has a comprehensive guide to winter backpacking and camping that helps.  There’s a checklist for …

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Tips for Storing Potatoes All Winter Long

Tips for Storing Potatoes All Winter Long When it comes to feeding your family from your own garden potatoes are King!  I have read many sources that say you should be planting at least 1/3 of all your garden space to potatoes. Potatoes are long lasting and packed with the good stuff you family will …

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DIY SHTF & Hurricane Protection for Your Windows

DIY SHTF & Hurricane Protection for Your Windows When it comes to protecting the family and home, preparation is key.  One easy way to deter intrusions is to install storm windows using Panel Channels.  Panel Channels is a DIY kit for installing tracks above and below windows that will hold a protective sheet in place.  …

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Emergency Power Options for Your Home

Emergency Power Options for Your Home As winter months are approaching, a lot of us are preparing for the cold weather – especially homesteaders.  The more isolated we are, the longer it takes for utility crews to reestablish power, or clear roads of snow and ice.  One long power outage is enough to spoil food …

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How To Make Almond Milk Powder

How To Make Almond Milk Powder I learn something new everyday. I never in a million years even thought that you could make almond milk powder. This is fabulous news because you do not have to rely on cows milk if it hits the fan. Almond milk is one of the most nutritious drinks for …

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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 thought it would be good to share for a SHTF type of situation. In the old days of America people used to make moonshine because alcohol was prohibitively taxed by the government. …

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Top 10 Jerry-Rigged Projects for Preppers

Top 10 Jerry-Rigged Projects for Preppers Have you ever imagined what it would be like to be MacGyver for a day?  Well, you can with these 10 awesome Jerry-rigged projects for preppers! Remember MacGyver was able to fix anything with anything and make things out of ordinary household and natural things. When it comes to survival, these …

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How To Build a Solar-Powered Water Heater

How To Build a Solar-Powered Water Heater That Works All Year Round If the power goes out there is very little chance that you can produce enough hot water to fill your needs through wood fire alone. There are many methods of warming water with no power. The easiest and most simple is to just …

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4 Wild Teas Every Survivalist Should Know

4 Wild Teas Every Survivalist Should Know These 4 wild teas are just fantastic, they can give you much-needed nutrients and boost morale if you find yourself lost in the woods. Or if you want to show off when camping 🙂 If you’re not sure about all this plant eating and foraging, don’t let a …

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Backyard Bushcraft Skills: No Wilderness Required

Backyard Bushcraft Skills: No Wilderness Required Although this article was written for the summer months, the skills in it are still very useful for the winter months to get the extra practice, skills and knowledge you will need for next spring and summer, or heaven forbid, a real survival situation. When considering how to become …

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