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Keeping Your Eye on the Big Picture

Keeping Your Eye on the Big Picture - The world of prepping tends to have peaks and valleys. 2017 has been the year of the prepper. There is no getting around that fact. If ever there were a year that would open the peoples eyes to the importance of preparedness it would be in 2017.

The world of prepping tends to have peaks and valleys. 2017 was the year of the prepper. There is no getting around that fact.  If ever there were a year that would open the people’s eyes to the importance of …

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Why I Became A Goat Person

Why I Became A Goat Person -- Another great homesteading article that offers info on livestock. For many of us the only thing that keeps us from keeping livestock are state regulations.

I never imagined that I would be considering a hooved creature bedding down in my backyard. The idea of having a goat was just not something I thought possible in my urban homestead.  Another great homesteading topic that offers info …

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The Essential Bushcraft Skills

The Definitive Bushcraft Skills List -- No matter how impressive the strides in technology become, you will always want a balance of bushcraft skills. All it would take is a single EMP strike to severely limit those technologies.

No matter how impressive the strides in technology become, you will always want a balance of bushcraft skills. All it would take is a single EMP strike to severely limit those technologies. The wooded world and the wild world make …

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National Preparedness Month 2019: Top 20 Survival & Prepping Books

Preparedness Month: Top 20 Survival / Prepping Books To Get

September is National Preparedness Month. It is a great opportunity to sure up your own base level of preparedness. This could be updating that emergency binder or just assuring you have batteries for those flashlights and lanterns. But you most …

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The Enemies of Food Storage

The Enemies of Food Storage - In a SHTF situation, no one should be surprised when the grocery stores are cleaned out in a day or two and shortly after your amenities such as refrigerators and freezers will cease to be of use without proper planning. That’s why having extensive knowledge of food storage and preparation are vitally important.

I would encourage anyone who is truly interested in food storage, canning and other ways of growing, cooking and processing foods to take a course in food safety. It is great information for the smooth sailing of today or the …

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Competing in the 24 Hour Sniper Adventure Challenge

Competing in the 24 Hour Sniper Adventure Challenge - This article is all about a specific type of challenge that focused on long range precision rifle. Its a look into what you should take as well as the full experience in itself.

Let me start this out by saying that the skill of tracking something and shooting it from a mile away is not really one of the most important skills to a prepper in a collapse. Most of the eastern woodlands …

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Lighting a Fire in Difficult Conditions

Lighting a fire in difficult conditions - It couldn't be more night and day in other situations. You do not want to be a dry, shredded newsprint, fire master. Instead, you want to be the master of cold weather, wet tinder fire.

The warmth, the energy, and the safety that is provided by fire cannot be replaced. Fire provides you with so much more. It cleans your drinking water and cooks your food, as well. Fire is one of those things that …

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Why Do Preppers Obesess Over Gear?

The Prepper Obsession With Clothes - This article is not a flattery piece. Its cloying and sarcastic at times but not in a way that mocks the movement. I like the idea that we are still looked at closely by the media. This is just as important as anything else.

Sometimes the best way you can measure yourself is to look at another person’s opinion. In our society, today people are so soft that we are outlawing opposing opinions.  We are very confident about all aspects of our preparedness efforts. …

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5 Reasons to Buy Silver

5 Reasons to Buy Silver - Silver is the winner for preppers in the precious metals game. You will not be able to do the same things with gold that you can with silver.

Silver is the winner for preppers in the precious metals game. You will not be able to do the same things with gold that you can with silver. Most of this has to do with the value. If one ounce …

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Soil Testing : It’s all about that soil

Soil Testing : It’s all about that soil. - This article features a test kit and one families use of that kit. These kits are dirt cheap and well worth the money. Year over year you may struggle with small plants and diseases. Have you ever used a soil test kit.

One of the biggest mistakes that most preppers make is buying a survival seed vault. Now, it’s not the purchase of the vault that is a bad idea.  Having seeds on hand is a great way to be prepared. Not …

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