SHTF Currency – Cash? Gold? Silver? Bitcoins?

Cash? Gold? Silver? Bitcoins? — Everything we do in life involves money, being in the preparedness community, the question now is what kind of money. The world is changing whether we like it or not. You have to adapt in order to survive and the same goes for monetary system too.

What does SHTF currency look like? We all like to speculate but it’s hard to really know what will hold weight in which situation. It’s hard to imagine a time when cash is no longer king. However, if the currency …

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15 Ancient House Designs that You can Build Really Cheap

15 Ancient House Designs that You can Build Really Cheap — What would you do if one day you had to build your own shelter from scratch? No convenient housing materials or modern tools, just you and nature. It probably sounds intimidating to most, but we should remember that people have been building shelters for thousands of years, using whatever was at hand.

What would you do if one day you had to build your own shelter from scratch? No convenient housing materials or modern tools, just you and nature. It probably sounds intimidating to most, but we should remember that people have …

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Free Campgrounds by State (and Zip Code!)

Free Campgrounds By State (and Zip Code!) - Who doesn’t like camping? I think everyone I know likes to camp at least once a year. I actually go camping more like 3 or 4 times a year. The cost can add up so I went hunting for some free campsites near me and came up with a database that shows you free campsites you can search by zip code.

Who doesn’t like camping? And who doesn’t love finding free campgrounds!? Well, I’m one happy camper (sorry!) after finding this awesome tool. Not only that, but we can also potentially use these free campgrounds as bug-out locations. Free Campgrounds I …

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SHTF Life Hacks | Secret Prepper Tip List

SHTF Life Hacks | Secret Prepper Tip List — We definitely have to think outside of the box and exercise some improvisation skills when we’re prepping for SHTF, and it helps to get tips and tutorials from others who have figured out some hacks themselves.

We definitely have to think outside of the box and exercise some improvisation skills when we’re prepping for SHTF. And it helps to get tips and tutorials from others who have figured out some hacks themselves. There are some hacks …

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How to Build an Earthbag/Papercrete Home

How to Build an Earthbag/Papercrete Home — For those interested in green living or homesteading, the prospect of building a self-sufficient home doesn’t have to be a pipe dream. Kelly and Rosana Hart have used earthbags, papercrete, and a few other materials to create such a home that is not only beautiful, it is self-sufficient.

For those interested in green living or homesteading, the prospect of building a self-sufficient home doesn’t have to be a pipe dream.  Kelly and Rosana Hart have used earthbags, papercrete, and a few other materials to create such a home …

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DIY Simple Soda Bottle Mousetrap

DIY Simple Soda Bottle Mousetrap — DIY pest control is a great way to save money, and may even be a necessity if professional pest control is out of reach. Store bought poison or natural repellents work especially well for a lot of pests, but poison can be dangerous to your family and natural options don’t quite cut it for bigger pests like mice.

Pests will equal death when you are in an SHTF situation. This is a historical situation that has played out many times over and over again. This simple DIY soda bottle mousetrap gives you some options when the mice start …

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Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden

Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden — The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a center compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagna-style garden bed.

The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a center compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagna-style garden bed. A small pie-slice section of the bed is used for easy access to the center compost …

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10 Turkey Hunting Tips And Tactics

Wild Turkey numbers today are at an all-time high; hunters across America have a great opportunity to enjoy this highly assessable, wonderful renewable resource. High turkey densities mean more hens to compete for gobblers, Turkey hunter numbers are at all-time …

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41 Genius Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

41 Genius Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner - Some of these are known but some are not. It is the perfect weather right now to go camping so if you do try any of these hacks, let us know, we would love to hear about it.

I found a great collection of camping hacks that could make your camping trips better. My favorite hacks are the four that I have pictured above, you have to check them out. I love that you can add sage to …

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Build An Underground Year Round Greenhouse For Less Than $300

This underground greenhouse is perfect for anyone who wants to grow food all year round. If you are a prepper or a homesteader this should be your goal, if not now, for the future. If you have enough room to …

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