Category: SHTF

The Best Frugal Gardening Ideas for Preppers

The Best Frugal Gardening Ideas on the Internet - This is a round-up of some of the best frugal gardening ideas on the internet to help you get started growing your own food no matter what your budget is.

Who is not out to save money? If we can do it just as well for less money, why wouldn’t we?  Well, that’s pretty much the idea when it comes to this article.  We have 5 unique methods for low-cost …

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Is Firewood a Part of Your Emergency Preparedness?

Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in most winter climates of our nation. Understanding firewood as a long term survival fuel is critical. If you find yourself in a wilderness survival situation getting your hands on the wood and getting it burning is critical.

Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in most winter climates of our nation. Understanding firewood as a long term …

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The Many Aspects of Successful Urban Survival

While wilderness survival is by far the most challenging thing you are going to undertake, urban survival will not be a picnic either. There will be more, recognizable, resources in an urban survival situation but there will also be more people after those resources.

While wilderness survival is by far the most challenging thing you are going to undertake, urban survival will not be a picnic either. There will be more, recognizable, resources in an urban survival situation but there will also be more …

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DIY Indoor Vertical Herb Garden

DIY Indoor Vertical Herb Garden - Its so important that we start growing our own food. It comes from the necessity to combat this factory farming epidemic as well as a push towards self reliance.

We can all feel powerless as an apartment or small home urban renters. Even homeowners with small plots of land or none at all feel like food production are laughable. Image Credit: hgtv.com  What can they possibly do to produce …

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Tiny House Guide For Preppers And Their Families

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The tiny house has changed the way people are living. It might be hard to understand why or how, but a tiny house gives you a number of options that you might not consider. This tiny house guide will help …

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4 Food Storage Mistakes You Might Be Making

4 Food Storage Mistakes You Might Be Making - You really need to stay on top of your game with food. Food has always taken the number one seed in all historic collapses.

Masters call it the 10,000 rule. Bruce Lee said very succinctly that he did not concern himself with the man who has thrown 10000 kicks once; instead, he feared the man who has thrown 1 kick 10,000 times.  You need …

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Food Supply: What Emergency Food Do You Need In A 72-Hour Kit?

Food Supply: What Emergency Food Do You Need In A 72-Hour Kit? - This article goes into what types of foods you will put into your 72 hour kit. There are a tremendous amount of options out there. Some of my favorites are the millennium bars. They are delicious and they are packed with 400 calories each.

What types of foods do you carry in your bags and in your kits? There are a tremendous amount of choices out there when it comes to packing food for your survival needs.  Because we have a category now that …

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The Power of Primitive Weapons and Tools

In the wild, a simple cutting tool may be the difference between your life and death. It could be the difference between shelter and dying from exposure. It could mean the difference between having something to defend yourself with or being vulnerable to animal attacks.

The distinction between a wilderness survival situation and an urban survival situation is important. In one instance you are going to have access to lots of resources and materials. Image Credit: Survivalsherpa.wordpress.com In the wild, a simple cutting tool may …

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The Importance of Blacksmithing Skills in SHTF

How to Make a Soup Can Forge — This is a great DIY project for anyone who wants to start blacksmithing on the cheap. Great for SHTF situations to fix knives or even make them. This is an inexpensive tabletop forge out of a soup can (any can really) with a plaster lining.

When you think of skills to survive TEOTWAWKI, what comes to mind? If you had to give #1 and #2 how would you want that to go?  You would probably think of something like military tactics, food growing, survival skills …

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Hiding Food In The Wild

Hiding Food In The Wild — If and when a crisis hits, one of the most important things for you and for those depending on you will be food. Having access to ample backup food, properly hidden somewhere, will make all the difference between life and death of you and your bug out group.

Why on earth would you take food and hide it in the woods? Why not hide it in your home?  Well, there are a number of different things to consider. The first is what happens when you have to leave …

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