How To Use Bamboo For Survival

Bamboo forest

Bamboo is cheap, awesome and invasive. And… it could save your life in an emergency situation. I would consider planting some before it’s to late! And while you’re waiting for it to grow, let’s look at ways to use bamboo …

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Survival And Prepping Tips For Serious Preppers

Survival and prepping gear

If you’re serious about keeping your family safe during disasters, you’ll want to keep these survival and prepping tips filed away in a good (handy) place. While some may not work in your area or be applicable to you, there …

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Foraging for a Coffee Replacement After SHTF

Two Wild Alternatives to Coffee - This process of identification and the recipe for these two wild alternatives to coffee is written up by one of the best authors on the topic of outdoor survival. You will find both pretty easy to identify and when you get comfortable with foraging and roasting them the drink will be part of your outdoor arsenal as well.

The dawn of a new workday brings many things to the forefront. Kids have to be ushered to and fro, reports completed, meetings held or postponed and all the while we must carry on as the survivors we are. Image …

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Organizing Your Pantry In 5 Simple Steps

Organizing Your Pantry In 5 Simple Steps - The author clearly has some great advice and pictures to go along with that advice. Organization is a choice that we all make. Its also a never ending process. There is no on button for organizing.

If space is the greatest enemy then organization is our greatest ally. For preppers and survivalists, we have our pantries stuffed to the gills in most cases but if we aren’t utilizing our space effectively we could be missing out …

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How To Clean Your Mattress Naturally

You can use natural cleaning products which do the same job without being exposed to nasty chemicals. If you want to sleep in a bed or mattress that is clean, free of chemicals and smells good, check out these tips on how to clean your mattress naturally.

With shifting weather conditions or seasonal changes, your mattress endures dust, perspiration, hair, drool, skin oil, temperature changes, and worse! This is why it needs a deep cleaning to keep it fresh and smelling good. Likewise, learning how to clean …

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How Minimalist Living Changes Everything

Striving for Minimalist Living (and how its changing my life!) - This is an article by a homesteading woman who explains her challenges and successes while striving to live a minimalist lifestyle. We read it, we talk it but many of us willingly do it.

This wild world of bloated materialism is exhausting. The lengths we go to keep up with the Joneses leaves us stressed out and miserable. The goal many of us are after is minimalist living. We are in a wash of …

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Building the Boo-Boo Kit for Kids

How To Make Your Own Boo-Boo Healing Stick - Some advantages to making your own is knowing exactly what is in it, how it was made, and gaining the skills and knowledge of using various essential oils instead of blindly relying on the manufacturer and government regulations to ensure that products are safe. It is a very fun and exciting topic to get in to.

We often limit our kids. Its a very special parent that can detach and force their child to be much better.  Some parents struggle to teach a child some skill, like swimming, only to find that a few lessons with …

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Balancing OPSEC and Prepping

Balancing OPSEC and Prepping - Understanding OPSEC completely requires understanding things like indicators, vulnerability, risk, patterns, and so on. The OPSEC process can be quite complicated at first. Luckily, I have a great article you should check out that explains it using examples a prepper can use, and does it in a way that you'll get the basics in just a few minutes.

The Ying and the Yang of it all is very interesting. What are we doing with all this stocking of food and layering of ammunition?  It can all seem very out of proportion when you get down to it. That …

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Why Build a Cheap DIY Carbon Air Filter

Sew Your Own Carbon Air Filter for $10 - This carbon air filter is a very interesting project on its own let alone with modified. I like to consider shrinking something like this to filter a gas mask or what about filtering air into a bunker? There are a lot of possibilities once you get the base materials and process created.

The survival uses are varied and  there are so many directions you can go once you understand the basics of creating this carbon air filter. Are you keeping carbon on hand? I recommend keeping activated charcoal around for both survival …

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Are you Prepared for Child Abduction

Just How Easily Can a Child Abduction Can Happen? - In 2016, almost half a million children in the United States were reported as missing. 465,676 little ones just disappeared one day.

Children go missing each and every day in this nation. Some show up hiding in the closet of their home. Some children never come home.  Could there be a greater scar to bear in this life? What steps should we, …

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