How to Grow Your Own Herbs for Cooking

How to Grow Your Own Herbs for Cooking — Fresh herbs are a wonderful and healthy way to season food, and many of them even have medicinal properties. Some of us are intimidated by the prospect of growing their own herbs, but as Spark People’s tutorial shows us, it just needs a little bit of knowledge and patience.

30 years ago, herbs were simply something we kept in a pantry. They were chopped and dried remnants of their fresh self. In essence, they were a processed version of the herb they once were. In fact, most people kept …

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How To Make A PVC Crisis Bow

How To Make A PVC Crisis Bow - Imagine waking up one morning and all hell broke lose… SHTF and you had no ammo or you had no gun. You would need something with enough power to stop intruders and take down animals for food.

Right now you are looking over all your preps and things are pristine and ready for that fateful day. If things should go bad you have to understand that resources start draining.  There could come a time when your preps …

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How Our Ancestors Survived When SHTF

How Our Ancestors Survived When SHTF — SHTF isn’t just a modern phenomenon. Our ancestors survived many disasters. It’s best to learn their lessons. The Gila Cliff Dwellings are a great example.

SHTF isn’t just a modern phenomenon. Our ancestors survived many disasters. It’s best to learn their lessons. The Gila Cliff Dwellings are a great example. Many people are starting to believe that somewhere around 10,000 years ago a massive comet …

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Avoid Rookie Prepper Mistakes

Avoid Rookie Prepper Mistakes - No matter how you look at it avoiding mistakes is never a bad thing. This is one of those great articles that takes advantage of all the ways to convey a message.

There is much to be said about learning from your mistakes. and when it comes to preparedness there are two trains of thought. It pays to make mistakes and get better When the time comes there is no room for …

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A Game Plan For Surviving An Arena Attack

A Game Plan For Surviving An Arena Attack - There is risk in everything we do. We have no way of getting around that. The serious question is whether or not we face these challenges by learning more about how to deal with these threats that we face.

If you want a bulletproof plan for dealing with an arena attack, dont go to arenas. That is the view that many people give you. AVOID CROWDS!  However, there are lots of people in this world that dont want to …

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10 Emergency Survival Kit Tips

Many people don't know when to expect in an emergency. Likewise, even if they did, they wouldn't know what to do at that moment. Most people don't even own an emergency survival kit!

Many people don’t know when to expect in an emergency. Likewise, even if they did, they wouldn’t know what to do at that moment. Most people don’t even own an emergency survival kit! The first step to protecting yourself and …

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Make Your Own Butter

Make Your Own Butter - Most people think that butter is something magic that can only be found in refrigerated display cases.

Most people think that butter is something magic that can only be found in refrigerated display cases. The fact is we have been making butter for a very long time. Its a skill that is not often taken advantage of …

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3 Reasons New Homesteaders Fail

3 Reasons New Homesteaders Fail - Failure can come in all forms and isn't always a bad thing. If you think about it, all of the things we use that makes our lives "easier" came about through a lot of trial and error (aka failure). Homestead failure, on the other hand, can have some pretty devastating effects that affect not only the homestead itself, but your entire life and in all areas.

Homesteading has taken on an air of absolute fantasy lately. Nothing wrong with it but people need to understand that its a tough undertaking. Success isn’t guaranteed!  We are going to look at three things that affect homesteaders and really …

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How to Make Stone Blades for Wilderness Survival

How to Make Stone Blades for Wilderness Survival — Knowing how to make a sharp edge or a knife in a survival situation is paramount when studying wilderness survival.

Let’s preface this article with a little common sense as we can lose our minds over glass and stone tips. Knowing these skills can be very cool and maybe even helpful, however, metal is the kind. Metal is the king …

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Debt Based System Running out of Steam

Debt Based System Running out of Steam — I always love the opportunity to dig into the mind of an expert on the economy. Even better when you have access to someone who can speak ENGLISH on the subject of the economy.

All your life you hear it.  “Save your money” “Pay down your debt.” Heck, we even hear it from our own government that is bloated with 20 trillion of its own debt. Imagine that!  The truth is, our long history …

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