Alan Urban

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All-Natural Garden Pest Control Methods

All-Natural Garden Pest Control Methods - There are so many all-natural ways to keep pests out of your garden. You just have to do a little research.

For an avid gardener, there’s nothing more demoralizing than heading outside and finding that your once-beautiful plants are now puny, spotty, and covered with nibble marks. You know that if you don’t do something soon, most of your garden will …

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SHTF Forever Foods

SHTF Forever Foods - If you're new to food storage, this is a great way to get started. You'll immediately have a stockpile of foods that are guaranteed to be good to eat whenever you might need them. Heck, even if you don't ever need them, maybe your kids or grandkids will. They'll still be edible!

Did you know there are some foods that will literally last longer than you? Some foods need light and humidity to go bad, so as long as you keep them dry and in a cool, dark location, they can last …

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25 Powerless Appliances For Your Homestead Kitchen

25 Powerless Appliances For Your Homestead Kitchen - In this article, we'll go over some of the best powerless appliances on the market. I'm talking meat grinders, rocket stoves, pasta makers, percolators, solar ovens, hand crank mixers, hand crank blenders, and more.

Nowadays, most people are completely reliant on their electric kitchen appliances to make a meal. Mixers, blenders, microwaves, electric ovens, and so forth. But if the grid ever goes down, they won’t be able to cook anything. That’s why it’s …

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18 Amazing Off-Grid Uses for Used Tin Cans

18 Amazing Off-Grid Uses for Used Tin Cans - Almost everyone has at least one tin can somewhere in their home. Most preppers have lots of them, but even non-preppers are bound to have a can of beans or something. Because of this, you shouldn't have much trouble finding a tin can after the SHTF

Almost everyone has at least one tin can somewhere in their home. Most preppers have lots of them, but even non-preppers are bound to have a can of beans or something. Because of this, you shouldn’t have much trouble finding …

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100 Unusual Bug Out Bag Items Worth Considering

100 Unusual Bug Out Bag Items Worth Considering - The things you put in your bug out bag depend on your personal needs, the area you'll be traveling through, and your personal preferences. Even people who have been prepping for years regularly learn about new items they want to put in their bags, which is why they never stop updating them.

There are a few types of items that should be in every bug out bag. For example: food, tools, first aid supplies, fire starters, water purifiers, extra clothes, and so forth. However, the specific items you put in your bag …

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14 Tips For Staying Calm During A Disaster

14 Tips For Staying Calm During A Disaster - It all boils down to keeping control of your mind and allowing it to rest and stay sharp. In times of stress, your body uses adrenaline and cortisol to ramp up your energy level. When it wears off, it causes physical and mental fatigue. To counteract this exhaustion, your mind needs to stay positive and well rested. Keeping your mind in control will mean the difference between willingness to survive and giving up.

One aspect of survival that people often overlook is mental survival. Just think about how stressed out you were last time you had a really bad day. Now imagine that times ten. If you get too stressed, you’re liable to …

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8 Best Dog Breeds for Homesteaders

8 Best Dog Breeds for Homesteaders - Having said that, if you're getting a dog to help you around the homestead, then some breeds are definitely better than others. After all, chihuahuas aren't very good at herding sheep and toy poodles aren't very intimidating to intruders. If you want a dog for these and other types of tasks around the homestead, you should do your research first.

Personally, I love all types of dogs. Big and small, loud and quiet, hyper and lazy, they’re all man’s best friend. No matter which breed you happen to have, as long as you treat it right, it will be a …

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7 Tips For Bugging Out Faster

7 Tips For Bugging Out Faster - Keep in mind that many civilians will be rushing home or to the stores, which means there could already be traffic jams before you even pull out of your driveway. If you don't want to be one of the millions of people stuck on the roads leading out of town, you need to be able to bug out faster than everyone else.

If the SHTF no warning and you were forced to bug out, how long would it take you to get out of dodge? This is a very important question. You probably have lots of supplies you’d want to load into …

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8 Places You Can Store Your Drinking Water

8 Places You Can Store Your Drinking Water — Of all the survival supplies you can stockpile, water is arguably the most important. Without it, you’d only last a few days before dying of thirst. Unfortunately, water takes up a lot of space. 

Of all the survival supplies you can stockpile, water is arguably the most important. Without it, you’d only last a few days before dying of thirst. Unfortunately, water takes up a lot of space. Even a whole pallet of water …

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12 First Aid Tricks That Really Work

12 First Aid Tricks That Really Work - People who like to be outside, on the other hand, get minor injuries all the time. This is especially true of homesteaders. Burns, cuts, frostbite, bug bites, sprained ankles... these are regular occurrences when you're working with your hands and taking care of animals in harsh weather conditions.

People who live cushy lives–sitting on the couch at home, sitting in a cubicle at work, and sitting in a car in between–rarely injure themselves. They might get a papercut or sore throat every now and then, but that’s about …

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