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DIY Fishing Without Modern Gear

DIY Fishing Without Modern Gear - People have been fishing for millennia and in that time, not much has changed as far as the process or even the equipment used. Sure, there are depth finders and motorized this or that to 'make it easier' but you ever notice how it's still called fishing and not 'catching?

Many people worry about food in a survival situation. If you are talking about food for the long term, you need to have serious food storage.  Not cans of green beans but buckets of food. We are moving into a …

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Organic Non Manure Fertilizer Options

Organic Non-Manure Fertilizer Options - Whether it is the smell or the mental image that keeps them from it, there are numerous non-manure options you can use to keep your garden fertile and your plants lush and green.

When you devote your time to a garden you want it to be the very best. It takes calories and man hours to make a garden something of a success. You want there to be some sort of ROI in …

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Barter With Your Skills To Fill Your Cupboard

Barter With Your Skills To Fill Your Cupboard — With the cost of food continuously going up, people are looking for ways to help cut the bill while still keeping their family fed. If you barter your skills, you may be amazed at the different things people will pay you with, including food!

It’s easy to think of prepping as a set of lists. So many people offer up lists to those who are new to prepping. In fact, people are often collecting food and gear to deal with a disaster. There is …

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How To Make Your Food Stretch And Cut the Waste

How To Make Your Food Stretch And Cut the Waste — There is no denying that food is getting more and more expensive, especially if you want to eat anything resembling healthy food. Meat alone has seen price hikes by well over 60% in the last 4-5 years and people are feeling the strain in their pocketbooks

Food is its own security. As preppers, we all worry about the scarcity of food because it has been the human condition for a long time.  Deep down, we know that food is power and those who have the food, …

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Realistic Prepping Plans

Realistic Prepping Plans — Do a Google search for "prepping plans" and you'll get back thousands of pages with thousands of ideas on different prepping plans ranging from free to hundreds of dollars.

Do a Google search for “prepping plans” and you’ll get back thousands of pages with thousands of ideas on different prepping plans ranging from free to hundreds of dollars. Each one usually claims to be the ‘end all, be all, …

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Ways Camping Can Help You Survive

There is something magic about camping. Camping is an opportunity for us to stop the freight train of society for a weekend. We can get away from the inundation of media, noise and worry, to some degree. Certainly its better than sitting on the couch staring into the phone.

There is something magic about camping. Camping is an opportunity for us to stop the freight train of society for a weekend.  We can get away from the inundation of media, noise and worry, to some degree. Certainly its better …

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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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Survival Lessons Learned from Long Camping Trips

Survival Lessons Learned from Long Camping Trips - The average person knows the rule of thumb regarding water: a gallon of water per day, per person. What they don't tell you is that truly is the barest minimum required. If you want to take a shower, one gallon per day isn't enough - not by a long shot.

People all across the country enjoy the recreational activity of camping. Whether that’s “glamping” in an RV or backpack hiking and camping, there are some really great survival lessons that can be learned on longer camping trips. The definition for …

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How To Prepare for a Break in the Supply Chain

How To Prepare for a Break in the Supply Chain - We live in a 'just in time' system where things are delivered to the store just about the time they begin to run out. Gone are the days when stores would have warehouses where surplus stock was kept and rotated thru until a new shipment came in.

Most people never think about the rather epic journey our food and many other supplies take before we buy it in the store and bring it home. On average, food travels hundreds of miles and in some cases, over a …

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Long Term Protein: Do You Have Enough?

Long Term Protein: Do You Have Enough? - Thankfully, there are already several things that are high in protein that lends themselves to long term food storage very well. Beans, as mentioned above are a prime example. Plus, those beans are also seeds that can be planted for a victory garden later!

Protein is one of those things that everyone needs. No matter what you believe, where you live, or what culture you grew up in, you need it. When it comes to survival situations, you need even more than you do …

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