Category: Survival

SHTF Currency – Cash? Gold? Silver? Bitcoins?

Cash? Gold? Silver? Bitcoins? — Everything we do in life involves money, being in the preparedness community, the question now is what kind of money. The world is changing whether we like it or not. You have to adapt in order to survive and the same goes for monetary system too.

What does SHTF currency look like? We all like to speculate but it’s hard to really know what will hold weight in which situation. It’s hard to imagine a time when cash is no longer king. However, if the currency …

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15 Ancient House Designs that You can Build Really Cheap

15 Ancient House Designs that You can Build Really Cheap — What would you do if one day you had to build your own shelter from scratch? No convenient housing materials or modern tools, just you and nature. It probably sounds intimidating to most, but we should remember that people have been building shelters for thousands of years, using whatever was at hand.

What would you do if one day you had to build your own shelter from scratch? No convenient housing materials or modern tools, just you and nature. It probably sounds intimidating to most, but we should remember that people have …

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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. There are some hacks …

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How to Build an Earthbag/Papercrete Home

How to Build an Earthbag/Papercrete Home — For those interested in green living or homesteading, the prospect of building a self-sufficient home doesn’t have to be a pipe dream. Kelly and Rosana Hart have used earthbags, papercrete, and a few other materials to create such a home that is not only beautiful, it is self-sufficient.

For those interested in green living or homesteading, the prospect of building a self-sufficient home doesn’t have to be a pipe dream.  Kelly and Rosana Hart have used earthbags, papercrete, and a few other materials to create such a home …

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DIY Simple Soda Bottle Mousetrap

DIY Simple Soda Bottle Mousetrap — DIY pest control is a great way to save money, and may even be a necessity if professional pest control is out of reach. Store bought poison or natural repellents work especially well for a lot of pests, but poison can be dangerous to your family and natural options don’t quite cut it for bigger pests like mice.

Pests will equal death when you are in an SHTF situation. This is a historical situation that has played out many times over and over again. This simple DIY soda bottle mousetrap gives you some options when the mice start …

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Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden

Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden — The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a center compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagna-style garden bed.

The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a center compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagna-style garden bed. A small pie-slice section of the bed is used for easy access to the center compost …

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41 Genius Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

41 Genius Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner - Some of these are known but some are not. It is the perfect weather right now to go camping so if you do try any of these hacks, let us know, we would love to hear about it.

I found a great collection of camping hacks that could make your camping trips better. My favorite hacks are the four that I have pictured above, you have to check them out. I love that you can add sage to …

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How Not to Die: 20 Survival Tips You Must Know

Survival skills aren’t just for the adventurous mountain climber; anyone can find themselves in a dangerous situation where survival is threatened.  Popular Mechanics has a list of survival tips that address situations anyone can get in.  To drive the point …

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Best States To Bug Out In The USA

Best States To Bug Out In The USA — For me, I would head south, I only say that because the winters up north are killers and I want warmer temperature longer so my growing season is extended. What about you?

The best states to bugout is a great list of important information for anyone devising a real bugout plan. You know, a real bugout plan hinges on a few things. The first of which is the idea of where you …

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30 Free DIY Cabin Plans

30 Free DIY Cabin Plans — Download 30 FREE DIY cabin plans and have your dream get away location built in no time. Free plans are always a good find. So I am sharing them with you all today.

Download 30 FREE DIY cabin plans and have your dream getaway location built in no time. Free plans are always a good find. So I am sharing them with you all today. Remember building a cabin or tiny house doesn’t …

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