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How To Build And Why You Need A Ladybug Garden

How To Build And Why You Need A Ladybug Garden — I am glad I am sharing this with you today, I plan on starting my survival garden this spring and the one thing I have read about gardening is if you are not careful and do not use pesticides you can get a case of aphids and they can ruin your crops.

Why are so many people running to their backyards for food? The store shelves are stocked to the brim with organic produce. Still, that moniker isn’t enough to keep people comfortable. Instead, more and more people are growing their own …

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DIY Foil Solar Panels for Windows (VERY Easy)

When you think about solar panels you are probably going to consider electricity generation. However, some solar panels can be easily constructed and used to affect the temperature in your home.

When you think about solar panels you are probably going to consider electricity generation. However, some solar panels can be easily constructed and used to affect the temperature in your home. These are not going to contain any electronics and …

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Awesome Pallet Barn Project

Awesome Pallet Barn Project - This pallet barn would be great for animals or to store stuff. Heck, you could even make a room or an office in one if you wanted too. When acquiring pallets, remember to always look for a stamp that says HT… This means heat treated and is safe to touch and build with.

Building with pallets is one of those methods that people can use to prep on the cheap. Let’s be honest, people are always complaining about not having the money to prepare for disaster. Of course, that is a self-defeating excuse. …

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Spring Cleaning for Preppers

Spring Cleaning for Preppers — In prepping there are several villains that look to stifle your success. These are pre collapse challenges that simply have to be dealt with. One of the biggest for the average American is space.

Spring cleaning can be the perfect time to focus on the prepper organization. It’s rare that you get the change to really hone in on cleaning up bags and kits. It’s also rare that you get a chance to look …

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How to Make a Homemade Moisturizer for Dry Winter Skin

How to Make a Homemade Moisturizer for Dry Winter Skin — Do your heels look like the hide of an alligator? Is your skin chapped from the cold and the wind? Are your legs so dry that little flakes come off with your pants?

Whether you are a homemaker and the destruction of your skin is happening because of cleaning or if you are an operator that has killed your feet in boots, moisturizers can help. When you talk about survival and prepping you …

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DIY Slingshot Bow In 5 Minutes

DIY Slingshot Bow In 5 mins — A slingbow will allow an individual to fire accurately, an arrow from a slingshot. It is the perfect survival, entertainment, and even hunting weapon that anyone can make for under $20.00 and is well worth the small manufacturing time and cost.

A slingbow will allow an individual to fire accurately, an arrow from a slingshot. It is a perfect survival, entertainment, and even hunting weapon that anyone can make for under $20.00 and is well worth the small manufacturing time and …

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Is Firepen a Viable Breaching Tool? – Gear Tasting 116

As a prepper do you value the ability to gain access or to escape? It's a certain mindset that is not shared by all preppers. 

As a prepper do you value the ability to gain access or to escape? It’s a certain mindset that is not shared by all preppers.  Let’s talk about the importance of access in something like urban survival.  Access in Urban …

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How to Remove Rusted Nuts and Bolts

How to Remove Rusted Nuts and Bolts — You may just thank us one day for sharing this little secret, If SHTF and you need to remove rusted nuts or bolts, remember this!

Do you have a basic understanding of maintenance? Funny enough, going to college and even starting a career is not enough to assure you know how to take care of a home or machines or anything that actually makes the …

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The Top 5 Myths about Organic Gardening

The Top 5 Myths about Organic Gardening — Growing your own garden is great in itself, you get fresh fruit and vegetables for your family, you save money plus the satisfaction of self-sufficiency. You might have been considering organic gardening for the additional health benefits, but there are some naysayers out there that make it seem like it is too difficult, time consuming, or just isn’t worth the work.

Growing your own garden is great in itself, you get fresh fruit and vegetables for your family, you save money plus the satisfaction of self-sufficiency. You might have been considering organic gardening for the additional health benefits, but there are …

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Step-by-Step Earthbag Building

Step-by-Step Earthbag Building - Thousands of people are now building with bags to create their dream homes, home offices, shops, resorts, rootcellars, storm cellars and survival shelters. Non-profit organizations are building schools, orphanages, emergency shelters and other structures.

Are you considering a new space for storage? As preppers, we are often considering another shed or maybe even a root cellar for storage.  You can go buy one of those prefabs from the local hardware store. These are made …

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