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How to Beat Inflation

How to Beat Inflation — This is not a big read but its an important one. In today's world we think the larger the text the more important it is for us to read. We think the more important it is and the more impressive it is to read a larger text.

There is no nation that requires more of a correction than America. The nation is buried under 20+ trillion dollars of debt!  That is an astounding number that only a few people can really comprehend. Do you know what kind …

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More Important Than The Bug Out Bag…the “Get Home” Bag

More Important Than The Bug Out Bag…the “Get Home” Bag — The bugout is a perilous situation. There is not getting around the fact that the bugout may be your only option but it also might be your end.

The bugout is a perilous situation.   There is no getting around the fact that the bugout may be your only option but it also might be your end. We have serious inflation of abilities when it comes to staying …

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How To Use Bamboo For Survival

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Bamboo is cheap, awesome and invasive. And… it could save your life in an emergency situation. I would consider planting some before it’s to late! And while you’re waiting for it to grow, let’s look at ways to use bamboo …

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Foraging for a Coffee Replacement After SHTF

Two Wild Alternatives to Coffee - This process of identification and the recipe for these two wild alternatives to coffee is written up by one of the best authors on the topic of outdoor survival. You will find both pretty easy to identify and when you get comfortable with foraging and roasting them the drink will be part of your outdoor arsenal as well.

The dawn of a new workday brings many things to the forefront. Kids have to be ushered to and fro, reports completed, meetings held or postponed and all the while we must carry on as the survivors we are. Image …

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Organizing Your Pantry In 5 Simple Steps

Organizing Your Pantry In 5 Simple Steps - The author clearly has some great advice and pictures to go along with that advice. Organization is a choice that we all make. Its also a never ending process. There is no on button for organizing.

If space is the greatest enemy then organization is our greatest ally. For preppers and survivalists, we have our pantries stuffed to the gills in most cases but if we aren’t utilizing our space effectively we could be missing out …

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Building the Boo-Boo Kit for Kids

How To Make Your Own Boo-Boo Healing Stick - Some advantages to making your own is knowing exactly what is in it, how it was made, and gaining the skills and knowledge of using various essential oils instead of blindly relying on the manufacturer and government regulations to ensure that products are safe. It is a very fun and exciting topic to get in to.

We often limit our kids. Its a very special parent that can detach and force their child to be much better.  Some parents struggle to teach a child some skill, like swimming, only to find that a few lessons with …

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Why Build a Cheap DIY Carbon Air Filter

Sew Your Own Carbon Air Filter for $10 - This carbon air filter is a very interesting project on its own let alone with modified. I like to consider shrinking something like this to filter a gas mask or what about filtering air into a bunker? There are a lot of possibilities once you get the base materials and process created.

The survival uses are varied and  there are so many directions you can go once you understand the basics of creating this carbon air filter. Are you keeping carbon on hand? I recommend keeping activated charcoal around for both survival …

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Have You Taken Prepping Too Far?

Have You Taken Prepping Too Far? - The question is not easily answered. Likely at the beginning of your journey, you quickly learned that there is no perfect plan for everyone and that you were the only one who could make the best choices for your family. At this juncture of your prepping journey, only you can really say whether or not your preps have taken over your life.

You can do anything too much. The very best way to live life is to do all things in moderation, except love. Give as much of that as you can.  Everything else should be done in moderation. Of course, we …

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The 5 Best Essential Oils for your Survival Kit

The 9 Best Essential Oils for your Survival Kit - When using essential oils, you do not simply put some oil on and call it good! There are many different ways to utilize their soothing properties but the real question is, which ones are the must haves? Which are the best oils for your survival kit?

Essential oils are tremendous. They are no repeatable and therefore not sustainable but they are very much a unique, natural means of dealing with health and wellness issues.  Natural medicines and remedies are taking the front seat as the ailing …

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5 Supplies Baby Turkeys Need

5 Supplies Baby Turkeys Need - Another big benefit when it comes to turkeys is the vast array of predators that come to eat chickens slims substantially when you have a full grown turkey. This article is all about caring for these birds long before they are the big gnarly birds that you usually sit against a tree and hunt.

Though they are not the most popular bird to keep there are some real benefits to keeping turkeys on your land. Of course, they are absolutely delicious and they grow to be much bigger than your average meat chicken. Another …

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