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Products To Stop Buying And Start Making At Home

I don't know about you, but I am sick and tired of going to the grocery store.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. I don’t know about you, but I am sick and tired of going to the grocery store. Every time I go, I either can’t find …

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Finding and Using Mullein

How beneficial is the wild world? We hear a lot about wild foods and wild medicine. Just how much can that affect?

How beneficial is the wild world? We hear a lot about wild foods and wild bed-panology. Just how much can that affect? It really comes down to what you know and what you have done. If you don’t know the trees or the plants that grow underfoot than the woods look like a mess to …

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Chicken Defense and Free Ranging

Keeping chickens is one of the first big steps you can take towards taking back your freedom, in terms of food production.

Keeping chickens is one of the first big steps you can take towards taking back your freedom, in terms of food production. While gardening is amazing and will offer you tons of food, there is just something about a renewable protein source. There is something about those little eggs showing up each day. Keeping chickens …

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Mapping Bugout Routes

The bugout is a tall order, as it should be. There is no reason something so important shouldn't take a lot of your effort.

The bugout is a tall order, as it should be. There is no reason something so important shouldn’t take a lot of your effort. For a long time the bugout has been more about the bag and its contents than anything else. That is a bit of a misnomer, if you really think about it. …

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Fermented Survival, Powerful Probiotics

Fermented Survival, Powerful Probiotics - Even simply preserving things can turn them into powerful fermented foods. Sauerkraut is one such food that is filed with probiotics and its basically old cabbage and salt that can sit covered in a corner somewhere. All of the microbes and cultures that develop in that time are great for your health.

The abandonment of nutrition happens real quickly when it comes to some prepping methods. It would seem that as disaster hits we fall out of the fresh foods mentality and into the canned and processed food mentality. In some ways its understandable but honestly, we need to think bigger and do more to assure we …

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Outdoor Living and Prepping Skills

We all need to spend more time outside. There is a nationwide Vitamin D deficiency and that is because we get most of it from the big yellow ball in the sky.

We all need to spend more time outside. There is a nationwide Vitamin D deficiency and that is because we get most of it from the big yellow ball in the sky. Fluorescent lights don’t make Vitamin D but we spend all our time under those. There have actually been studies about the damaging effects …

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Survival Caches En Route to Bugout

We may or may not face an event that comes with such surprise and such affect that it takes us all by surprise.

We may or may not face an event that comes with such surprise and such affect that it takes us all by surprise. This can come in many forms but what’s more important than what it is, is what we do to respond. The bugout is a tall order for one person. Most preppers have …

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Carrying a Car First Aid Kit

One of the most important things you can have is a first aid kit.

If you are going to live a preparedness lifestyle, its going to involve lots of kits and bags. That is just how it works. This means a few things. It means you need to invest in pouches and backpacks It means you need a way to quality check the items in bags regularly Most importantly, …

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Portable Power for Survival Situations

Whether we are talking about light, communications or entertainment, it all takes power these days.

Whether we are talking about light, communications or entertainment, it all takes power these days. While you don’t need power to survive, lets be honest, it makes it a lot better. So you have to prepare for the use and renewal of power while you are in the woods or facing a wilderness survival situation. …

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Bushcraft’s Place in Preparedness

Bushcraft's Place in Preparedness - We have to be very careful with bushcraft. We have to be very careful with our intentions. That is because there is only so much time in our short lives. In other words, what we take from bushcraft should be those things that cannot be replicated by better modern methods. Now there are people who swear by bones and stones. When you have steel you are far superior to anything bone and stone can become.

We have to be very careful with bushcraft. We have to be very careful with our intentions. That is because there is only so much time in our short lives. In other words, what we take from bushcraft should be those things that cannot be replicated by better modern methods. Now there are people who …

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