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The 3 Best and Most Delicious Ways To Cook Sweet Potatoes

The 3 Best and Most Delicious Ways To Cook Sweet Potatoes - With dinner you only get one shot. If you blow it the family is hungry and you might even be the butt of a joke for some years to come. This article is a great read on three great ways to prepare sweet potatoes. Three ways to change up the starch on your weekly menus and I guarantee your family will love them.

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. The sweet potato is a vegetable that most people reserve only for their holiday menus. That’s a darn shame too because it is a starch …

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15 Camping Gifts for the High-Tech Camper in Your Life

15 Camping Gifts for the High-Tech Camper in Your Life - In this article you will see everything from energy production to water filters and beyond. There are complex lighting systems and even tents that light themselves! If you are not keeping your finger on the pulse of camping technology you could be missing out on a crucial part of your prepper arsenal.

The world of tech is ever expanding and its creeping into our world. I have to say that it is very exciting. Because of the explosion in the adventure industry we are watching prepper equipment get a serious boost from other markets. This article is full of 15 camping gifts that are all high tech …

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33 Things To Do With Old Jeans

33 Things To Do With Old Jeans - This article is an interesting look at how you can make the most of what you have in your inventory today. The author has profiled jeans and has some great ideas on what you can do with this tough cloth even if it doesn't fit on your body anymore.

Its hard to imagine clothes wearing out and us not having access to a swath of other choices to buy at stores all around you. If we see a total societal collapse those resources will be few and far between. You will have to learn how to make the most of everything you have. The …

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When Grocery Stores Go Empty – A Back Door Shopping Strategy

When Grocery Stores Go Empty – A Back Door Shopping Strategy - After a collapse the grocery store will become a very different place. It will be a trip that puts your life in the hands of circumstance. It will be a violent gladiator ring where only the strongest come out on top.

The grocery store is a weekly trip that most of us don’t seem to mind. We are greeted by smiling faces and we watch the rest of the world struggle to keep their children from hanging off shelves and breaking glass jars. Its the place we go to sustain ourselves on things like beef and …

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Egg Bound Chicken~What It Is And How to Help

Egg Bound Chicken~What It Is And How to Help - This article is about an issue that occurs in many chickens. They become egg bound or an egg gets stuck inside of them rather than being left in the coop. Sounds like a nightmare right? Well, if you know how to deal with it, you will be better off.

For those Americans lucky enough to have a little yard and coop of chickens, they enjoy things that go way beyond just having fresh eggs. The reality of their being on the property is that you get to watch them do their chicken thing and you also get the sense that you are providing yourself …

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The Survival Food Pyramid

The Survival Food Pyramid - This article has tackled the modern day survival food pyramid in a way that makes a who lot of sense. It really turns the idea of food in a survival situation on its head.

The way we look at food as survivalists has changed drastically over time. For the longest time it was the idea that the MRE was the answer to all of your food problems. These meals lasted forever and you could store them in undisclosed locations all over or just in a pantry. They seemed to …

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3 Things to Always Have with You

3 Things to Always Have with You - Even when people truly believe they are fully prepared with stockpiles at home and bug out bags in strategic locations they often overlook the fact that they will likely not be in one of those havens of preparedness when an emergency actually occurs. Large scale preparation is important, but it isn’t the only thing to focus on. It’s equally important to remain in the moment and fully conscious of the fact that it is impossible to prepare for every scenario.

This is not a post about how to build an appropriate bug-out bag. Rather, it’s about what you should have with you at all times. Wherever you go, it goes with you in the same way you always have your wallet and keys when you get into a car. Self-Defense You need to have some …

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Build Water Drinking Dispenser for Chickens DIY Project

Build Water Drinking Dispenser for Chickens DIY Project - This article is a great look at creating a water drinking dispense for your chickens. This could make day trips of weekends away a dream for you because you might be able to leave without ever having to concern yourself with the birds. That is a place of efficiency.

How you feed and water your birds has a significant bearing on your lifestyle. Though it may only be a couple times a day it means that you have to be present everyday or someone does. This is an interesting thing when you start to look at different types of feeders and how they can …

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5 Survival Things You Shouldn’t Compromise On

5 Survival Things You Shouldn’t Compromise On - This is an article about the 5 survival things you shouldn't compromise on. Its an interesting collection of things that require an investment of the resources mentioned above. There are levels to all things and this article makes this very apparent. Hopefully it puts you in the right mindset.

Its all a game of resources. Whether we are talking about money, time, effort or space, prepping is a game of resources. Those who are responsible or smart with their resources will often times have more success in terms of their level of preparedness. That said, there are some hacks that you can take advantage …

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9 Shipwreck Survival Skills You Should Know About

9 Shipwreck Survival Skills You Should Know About - People most often find themselves in the ocean  for cruises, these days. These luxury vessels can and have shipwrecked in the recent years. Do you know how to survive a shipwreck? This is a great article that offers 9 skills you should know about just this topic. This is not urban survival and its not wilderness survival, its very different.

The ocean is a scary and uncaring environment. While we all enjoy it from a distance on vacation, to be lost within that massive expansive of water and sun is just a nightmare. You are surrounded by water that you cannot drink and you are being fried by an unrelenting sun. The tales of survival …

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