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12 Lessons I Learned When My House Got Struck by Lightning

12 Lessons I Learned When My House Got Struck by Lightning - Many times in my life I have been surprised at how things can change in an instant.  Usually that moment is completely unexpected.  Disbelief and shock paralyze, numb, or both, depending on the person.  Sometimes these events rock your world, leaving you rebuilding everything you believed you had.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Many times in my life I have been surprised at …

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Cooking Outside: 5 Tasty Ways to Practice Prepping

Cooking Outside: 5 Tasty Ways to Practice Prepping - Everyone knows that practice makes for perfect prepping. But when is the last time you practiced your off-grid skills by cooking outside? That's the beautiful thing about summer. You can prep and it feels like a party instead of a chore. Take some time while the weather is hot to hone your off-grid cooking skills.

Everyone knows that practice makes for perfect prepping. But when is the last time you practiced your off-grid skills by cooking outside? That’s the beautiful thing about summer. You can prep and it feels like a party instead of a …

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What You Need to Know About Health Hazards After a Flood

What You Need to Know About Health Hazards After a Flood - Are you ready for this? Could you cope if flooding hit your area? It's not an easy thing to prepare for because all of your carefully stockpiled supplies could be ruined. In cases like this, the best preps you can have are the knowledge needed to keep your family safe and excellent insurance.

A flood is a disaster that just keeps coming back to haunt areas affected by it. As the waters recede, it doesn’t mean that the risk of illness is over. After a flood, clean-up itself can be wrought with hazards. There …

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A Prepper’s Guide to Respirator Masks

A Prepper's Guide to Respirator Masks - A respirator mask is a prep that is potentially lifesaving, doesn't cost a lot of money, and is oft-overlooked in the prepper world.

A respirator mask is a prep that is potentially lifesaving, doesn’t cost a lot of money, and is oft-overlooked in the prepper world. Some folks like to invest in gas masks (which, of course, are irreplaceable during certain types of …

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Learn Exactly How to Grow 25 Vegetable Garden Favorites for Maximum Harvests

Learn Exactly How to Grow 25 Vegetable Garden Favorites for Maximum Harvests - When the SHTF there will be a period of panic and turmoil the streets may be dangerous and the stores will be chaos. Do you really want to stake your safety trying to obtain items you think you’ll need to sustain your family? Are you prepared to lose your life trying to get these things in a disastrous situation?

It’s that time of year: planting time!  Do you just stick all of your plants or seeds into the soil of your vegetable garden and hope for the best? Or do you provide optimum growing conditions for each fruit or …

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10 Tips for Preppers with a Chronic Illness or Disability

10 Tips for Preppers with a Chronic Illness or Disability - We live in a toxic society and a land of chronic illness. Whether you blame this on the environment, chemicals in everything we ingest and inhale, or some other facet of American life, more and more people are becoming seriously ill for a long period of time.

These days, it’s increasingly common to have a chronic illness or disability, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t be prepared. We live in a toxic society and a land of chronic illness. Whether you blame this on the environment, …

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Are You Ready for Hurricane Season? The Prepper’s Hurricane Survival Guide

Are You Ready for Hurricane Season? The Prepper's Hurricane Survival Guide - It's important to note that hurricanes are not a phenomenon that just hits beach houses.  The damage from a hurricane can travel shockingly far inland, resulting in severe flooding, wind damage, power outages, and environmental catastrophes.

It’s that time of year again – hurricane season has arrived. In North America, hurricane season officially lasts from June 1st through November 30th. However, that doesn’t mean that a hurricane can’t be stirred up at other times of the …

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The Self-Reliance Manifesto: More Than 300 Resources to Guide You on the Path to Radical Freedom

The Self-Reliance Manifesto: More Than 300 Resources to Guide You on the Path to Radical Freedom - The consumers outnumber the producers at such a rapid clip that we can't possibly continue like this. But who has time to produce when they are indebted and working overtime to finance their current lifestyles in the hopes that they will finally be able to buy "enough" to be happy, fulfilled, and loved?

Self-Reliance. It’s a revolutionary word these days and I thought it deserved a manifesto. Have you happened to notice that our society is out of balance? The consumers outnumber the producers at such a rapid clip that we can’t possibly …

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It’s Not Doom and Gloom: Preparedness is the Ultimate Act of Optimism

It's Not Doom and Gloom: Preparedness is the Ultimate Act of Optimism - One who practices skills, makes dramatic lifestyle changes, and studies current events critically may come across to the uninitiated as a person who has buried himself or herself in negativity, but in fact, one who prepares is saying to life, "Whatever comes, we are not only going to live through it, my family is going to thrive!"

Does this sound familiar? You’re talking to a friend or family member who isn’t on board with preparedness.  (And it’s even worse when they think they know what’s going on in the world but garner their so-called “information” from network …

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How to Make Homemade Jam Without Pectin

How to Make Homemade Jam Without Pectin - Most brands exclaim breathlessly, “All natural pectin” or “Made from real fruit”. And this is true – it does originate from fruit. Sound okay, right? Don’t be deceived. This misleading label makes it sound as though this is nothing more than some powdered fruit.

Nothing is more of a summer tradition here at our house than making enough homemade jam from fresh fruit to see us through the winter. Get some fruit, some sugar, and a box of pectin and you’re good to go, …

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