Category: Survival

52 Week Food Storage Plan

52 Week Food Storage Plan — This is the mother load of food storage articles, week by week food storage plan which tells you all about the food, the nutritional values and even what recipes you can make from it

Food will be in short supply if an emergency hits. People often think they will be OK with the food they have in their pantries and basement but the cold hard truth is: it is never enough. Having 3 weeks …

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Is Your Bug Out Bag Going to Get You Killed?

Is Your Bug Out Bag Going to Get You Killed? - When this happens you have people with Bug Out Bags that weigh more than they do. Not only could this seriously slow you down at the precise time you need to be light on your feet, but having a bag that is overloaded with a lot of stuff you could live without or which more likely couldn’t help you at all, could get you killed.

A bug out bag is designed, in theory, to give you everything you may need to live for at least 72 hours outside of your home and should be considered as part of any comprehensive plan for disaster or true …

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Animal Snaring For Survival

Animal Snaring For Survival — The hunting, trapping, and snaring of animals is something that goes back to truly ancient times. If not for these practices, the human race wouldn't exist! We would have died off millennia ago! From a survival point of view, having these skills can literally save your life and make the difference between 'surviving' and 'thriving.'

Trapping is a powerful survival skill. In fact, it is arguably the best means for putting food on the table for a long term situation. While many people hope to lean on bows and guns, metal traps get the job …

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How to Refill 1 Pound Propane Bottles

How to Refill 1 Pound Propane Bottles - Gas companies are not allowed to refill these bottles but you can do this at home for around 50 cents! Because this is propane and pressure, please be warned that this may be dangerous, please read the sites Disclaimer page before trying this.

Backup power is a vital piece of any preparedness plan. It’s so important that you have a means to heat your home, light to see and a way to cook with when the power goes out and those main methods …

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Ancient Survival Medicine That We Lost To History

Ancient Survival Medicine That We Lost To History — As a huge proponent of health and wellness I can truly appreciate this great article on ancient survival medicine. Now, when you hear the word medicine I know you think of something that must be consumed.

As a huge proponent of health and wellness, I can truly appreciate this great article on ancient survival medicine. Now, when you hear the word medicine I know you think of something that must be consumed. You think of something you …

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Food Storage: 20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them

20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them - Food storage is my families top priority it always has been and probably always will be. I feel pretty confident that in 5 years we will be spending minimal on our groceries.

Knowing where our food comes from gives us confidence in its quality, plus you can save money each year through gardening and food storage efforts. There is another benefit, which is the utter convenience of having a self-provisioned home. Food storage …

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How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages — The whole plant is medicinal as an alternative, antibacterial, antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, febrifuge, hypotensive, stomachic, styptic, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary. A cold water infusion of the freshly chopped or dried and powdered leaves makes a refreshing beverage, while a weak infusion of the plant can be used as a medicinal eye wash for sties and pinkeye

The title of this article might sound like a serious claim. You might even wonder if its clickbait. The truth is you can grow one powerful little plant that will double as an absorbent and antibacterial bandage.  There is a …

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My Prepping No-No: I’ve Made The Same Mistake Over & Over, Don’t You Make It Too

My Prepping No-No: I’ve Made The Same Mistake Over & Over, Don’t You Make It Too - I don't want to spoil all the fun but I will go as far as saying it is a priorities issue. It a mistake that tends to give us the BANG for our buck but may not always be the best investment. Settle in with this interesting bit of information and tell us what you think.

We are all going to make mistakes on our preparedness path. In fact, you will learn more from your mistakes that you will from your victories. We are all aware of this. Still, in a disaster, those mistakes could cost …

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Set a Simple Alarm Perimeter at your BOL

DIY Tripwire Bang Alarm - Alarms can come in a huge variety of styles, many with a hefty price tag. Sometimes, simplicity and portability is what you need. Whether for use when camping, keeping an opportunist from sneaking up on you when in the wilderness, or just scaring away a few pests, consider the decidedly low-tech tripwire bang alarm.

Once you have settled in to the bugout location, you might realize that you don’t feel as safe as you thought you would. Having decided to bugout means that you were faced with some radical chaos that you could not …

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How To Grow Multiple Different Fruits On One Tree

How To Grow Multiple Different Fruits On One Tree - Now is the time to get grafting different fruits to one base tree so you can have a brilliant variety of fruits from one main tree! Sound like science fiction but you honestly can do this, it’s really easy and once you do one, you will want to do more!

Grow multiple fruits on one tree… This is known as “grafting”. Imagine having one tree with 2, 3 or 4 different fruits growing from it! This is great for people with smaller gardens who want to have all the same …

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