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Powerful Natural Antibiotics You Need To Know About

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As preppers, we need to be prepared for anything, including being able to alleviate infections during an emergency. Of course, there are times when seeing a doctor is a must! But oftentimes you can take care of minor ailments with …

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DIY Emergency Water Filter

Water is critical and there is really no monopoly on it. If you are harvesting rainwater, if you are storing water and maybe even sourcing it from a well or local source, you got it! 

Water is critical and there is really no monopoly on it. If you are harvesting rainwater, if you are storing water and maybe even sourcing it from a well or local source, you got it!  You might look at your …

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Can’t Have Chickens? Try Raising Quail!

here are places where chickens are banned from being raised. Home Owner's associations are a prime example of places you can't raise chickens at all. Oddly enough though, they don't mind you raising quail. If you don't know much about these amazing little birds, now is the perfect time to start!

There are places where chickens are banned from being raised. Home Owner’s associations are a prime example of places you can’t raise chickens at all. Oddly enough though, they don’t mind you raising quail. If you don’t know much about …

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These Prepper Essentials Are What You Need to Continue Training After the SHTF

These Prepper Essentials Are What You Need to Continue Training After the SHTF - This is an incredible article that features many ideas about continued training after collapse as well as the resources needed to pull that training off. These are important things to consider. Remember that planning doesn't end when the disaster strikes it must carry you through to whatever form of recovery occurs.

Having a survival group that trains together, in the prepping world, is about the best-case scenario.  Image Credit: readynutrition.com Training is all. There is no way that training can stop. When you are talking about SHTF you aren’t talking about …

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How To Make A Dollar Survival Knife

A survival knife is a very important tool. In fact, it is one of the most important tools in your whole kit. Whether you are an urban survivor or a bushcraft practitioner you need a good knife.

A survival knife is a very important tool. In fact, it is one of the most important tools in your whole kit. Whether you are an urban survivor or a bushcraft practitioner you need a good knife. This article is …

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SHTF Life Hacks | Secret Prepper Tip List

SHTF Life Hacks | Secret Prepper Tip List — We definitely have to think outside of the box and exercise some improvisation skills when we’re prepping for SHTF, and it helps to get tips and tutorials from others who have figured out some hacks themselves.

We definitely have to think outside of the box and exercise some improvisation skills when we’re prepping for SHTF, and it helps to get tips and tutorials from others who have figured out some hacks themselves.  Image Credit: survivallife.com There …

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How To Make A Living While Living Off The Grid

How To Make A Living While Living Off The Grid - As Off Grid World so aptly states in the below article, “There will be bills. You will need money.”  As with most things in life, planning is key to developing a successful off-the-grid existence. If you can’t pay your bills, you can’t sustain your off grid existence, it’s as simple as that.  Off the grid typically doesn’t mean free!

Off-grid living is a struggle. It takes a certain kind of person. Not everyone is cut out for living without running water and electricity. Depending on where you live could make it even harder.  Most people are not in a …

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How To Make Spruce Needle Tea This Winter

Never forget that you are of this world. Yes, you are built of all the things you see around you. The woods are filled with all kinds of foods, medicines, and resources that can be used to aid you, not just in survival but in daily life. 

Never forget that you are of this world. Yes, you are built of all the things you see around you. The woods are filled with all kinds of foods, medicines, and resources that can be used to aid you, not …

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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.

.What is your favorite survival tool? Is it something that you carry in a bag or on your hip? Dont discount your senses. Of course, you have to know what you are sensing but that can make a huge difference. …

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A Collection Of Cool Things To Do With Stinging Nettles

A Collection Of Cool Things To Do With Stinging Nettles — Stinging nettles have been around from the beginning of time, they hurt us a kid but these green wild plants can actually be very useful in the kitchen.

7-minute itch is such a little inconvenience. Not sure how many people deal with it on a regular basis but if you head down to the creek for some fishing, and you should, you will likely run into some stinging …

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