Rain Chains for Form and Function

We have rain chains for four of our rain gutter downspouts, and we love them! A rain chain is a simple way to add visual texture and intrigue to your home with something that is also functional and soothing. If you love the sound of rain, imagine the tinkling waterfall cascade that a rain chain can create right by your porch or near your garden.

We have rain chains for four of our rain gutter downspouts, and we love them! A rain chain is a simple way to add visual texture and intrigue to your home with something that is also functional and soothing. If …

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Maximizing Prepper Efficiency

All of life is arguably about efficiency.

All of life is arguably about efficiency. How much can we achieve in a day and what does that look like in 7 days? Can we zoom out from that and keep that efficiency for 4 weeks? How about 4 …

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Prepare to Evacuate Pets

What makes up a family? Are your pets part of the family? Every time we see a serious natural disaster there are all kinds of people who abandon their pets.

What makes up a family? Are your pets part of the family? Every time we see a serious natural disaster there are all kinds of people who abandon their pets. The people don’t make the news but the lonely, scared …

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The Importance of Teas in Wild Medicinal Treatments

In many ways natural medicine gets a bad wrap. I think its because we look at natural medicine in the same way that we look at modern medicine.

In many ways natural medicine gets a bad wrap. I think its because we look at natural medicine in the same way that we look at modern medicine. You know, that’s a real shame because they are very different things. …

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A Bushcrafting Hat? Its Worth Some Thought

In this modern age its strange to see people in wide-brimmed hats that look more like something a cowboy should wear. However, these hats were very common in the past because of their ability to protect the wearer from things and even help them on the trail.

In this modern age its strange to see people in wide-brimmed hats that look more like something a cowboy should wear. However, these hats were very common in the past because of their ability to protect the wearer from things …

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Understanding the Castle Doctrine for Home Security

While we can make all the efforts to deter people from raiding our homes and taking things or even attempting to do us harm, sometimes they come anyway.

While we can make all the efforts to deter people from raiding our homes and taking things or even attempting to do us harm, sometimes they come anyway. The night is a dark thing and its when bad people move. …

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How to Dehydrate Fruit: Guide for Long Term Storage + Recipes

strawberries, pears and other fruit in a dehydrator

Dehydration and dehydrating fruit sound like something that would happen in a lab. Like it’s some process we would use to make food for astronauts. In fact, knowing how to dehydrate fruit is a skill that we have been utilizing …

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Step-by-Step Earthbag Building

Step-by-Step Earthbag Building - Thousands of people are now building with bags to create their dream homes, home offices, shops, resorts, rootcellars, storm cellars and survival shelters. Non-profit organizations are building schools, orphanages, emergency shelters and other structures.

Are you considering a new space for storage? As preppers, we are often considering another shed or maybe even a root cellar for storage.  You can go buy one of those prefabs from the local hardware store. These are made …

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The Top 5 Myths about Organic Gardening

The Top 5 Myths about Organic Gardening — Growing your own garden is great in itself, you get fresh fruit and vegetables for your family, you save money plus the satisfaction of self-sufficiency. You might have been considering organic gardening for the additional health benefits, but there are some naysayers out there that make it seem like it is too difficult, time consuming, or just isn’t worth the work.

Growing your own garden is great in itself, you get fresh fruit and vegetables for your family, you save money plus the satisfaction of self-sufficiency. You might have been considering organic gardening for the additional health benefits, but there are …

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Three Methods for Preparing Neighbors While Maintaining OPSEC

We all have neighbors and we can only imagine what level of preparations they have on hand.

We all have neighbors and we can only imagine what level of preparations they have on hand. We would all like to think that we are surrounded by preppers but that is likely not the case. So, what can you …

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