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Mortgage Free Tiny House Living: The 5 Practices for Downsizing

Why Living Smaller Is Living Better! The 5 Big Keys To Downsizing - This article is a great representation of how you can begin your own journey towards downsizing. I liked the fact that the author said that having less is not always the same as downsizing. We often get this idea that we must live in a box with one chair and hat to live a minimalistic lifestyle.

When I hear the word downsizing it often conjures up visions of children growing up and heading off to college. I see mother and father staring at one another inside a once necessary home that has suddenly just become a …

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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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Ten Simple Steps Toward Self-Sufficiency

Ten Simple Steps Toward Self-Sufficiency - We would have to work hard, yes, but at the end of the day we would have the satisfaction of  being able to take care of ourselves without selling out to greedsters or taking a handout from the government.

Do you want to become self-sufficient? Follow these simple steps to get started!  Gardening It all starts with gardening. Even if you don’t have some massive garden, it will start to poison your mind and before long you will be …

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What is Your Media Diet?

What is Your Media Diet? - In this article the author takes a look at the possible effects of the mental diet. If what we eat can drastically effect our bodies what we consume with our eyes must have a mental effect as well. What could happen to your mind over a time of negative media or scary stories about the end of the world.

We often question ourselves on what goes into our body. There are more science and more information about the importance of our diet and health effects than ever before. Some of the worst diseases have been linked to things like …

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This is Why Location is Key for your Long Term Wilderness Survival Shelter

This is Why Location is Key for your Long Term Wilderness Survival Shelter - The author has done a great thing here and considered all aspects of the location of a long term camp. Some articles will teach you a little bit and others will dump a wealth of knowledge into your lap.

What happens when you have to build a shelter in the wild that will be your HOME?    When you are considering a location for long term wilderness survival that means your situation is dire enough. You have to focus …

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Stay Clean While Camping Using the Waterless Hygiene System by CombatOne

Stay Clean While Camping Using the Waterless Hygiene System by CombatOne - I love the idea behind this incredible hygiene system. The article does a great job at breaking down what this system has to offer and whether you are a weekend camper or a TEOTWAWKI survivalist you will find benefits in this article.

Rashes, skin lesions and abrasions, as well as infections, are some of the most common ailments of the camper. When we talk about bugging out most of us are talking about hiking and camping. There aren’t many people who have …

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In a Disaster, Your Sense of Smell Is One of Your First Lines of Defense

In a Disaster, Your Sense of Smell Is One of Your First Lines of Defense - This article is a study on what the nose is capable of. We often read about the powers of the dogs nose and how powerful they are. Of course, this leaves out the facts that our noses are very powerful as well.

 When you are awash in the survival tools you can often forget about the survival animal that you are. It’s amazing when you think about just how much of a survival warrior you are. Your ancestors have survived for millennia …

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Managing Unreasonable People in a Collapse

Dealing with unreasonable people during and after SHTF. - Dealing with the masses will be a big part of surviving a collapse. Not only will you have to deal with these people you may even need their help. You may need to ask them for things or at the very least you will have to barter for things. Doesn't sound like fun but its a skill set you will need.

People are the most destructive force in an shtf disaster. Of course, the seriously cataclysmic disasters will cause tons of damage but the true threat to those who make it are the people around them. More importantly, we are talking …

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Is the Rural Life a Prepper’s the Best Choice?

Why I Completely Changed My Family's Long-Term Survival Plan - Maybe you'll discover that your plan has some holes in it, too. Better to find out now than when it's too late to do anything about it.

If you are reading this in your cubicle or in your apartment you might be laughing out loud. You are probably thinking that anything is better than your current situation. Where you decide to prep is a big consideration. You …

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69 Percent Of Americans Do Not Have An Adequate Emergency Fund

69 Percent Of Americans Do Not Have An Adequate Emergency Fund - The emergency fun is so important. I cannot emphasize the importance of cash on hand as well. You have be able to react when the power is out. When the ATM's are down you must have an answer if you need resources.

Americans do a terrible job at saving money. There is no getting around that. It takes a lot of time and effort to save money. This also tends to mirror their preparedness level as well. It’s easy to say this …

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