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Homesteading / Gardening Skills / Knowledge

40 Clever Ways to Earn Money From Your Homestead

Living on an old-fashioned homestead eliminates many employment opportunities by design. The environment forces you to carve out a living for yourself however you can. Although you primarily live off the land, you still need some money to expand and improve your home. There are many clever ways to earn money in the country and […]

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Skills / Knowledge

24 Military Fitness Exercises Every Prepper Should Master

Many survivalists pride themselves on their bug out bags and survival skills, but what about being able-bodied and athletic? If a SHTF scenario occurs, our fitness immediately becomes our most valuable asset. The phrase “survival of the fittest” comes to mind. A millennia ago, everyone needed to have a moderate fitness level to stay alive. […]

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Skills / Knowledge

Teaching Your Children Primitive Survival Skills

As a parent, you understandably want your children to grow up to be strong, independent individuals who can care for themselves. In most cases, this involves teaching your children how to communicate, understand basic subjects like math and science, cook and clean, and instill the importance of good ethics. However, another important thing to teach […]

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Skills / Knowledge

How to Never Get a Serious Poison Ivy Rash Again

I wish I knew this last week because I’ve got the worst reaction to poison ivy I’ve ever had, and I’m absolutely miserable. Just watching this video sends chills down my spine and makes me want to go take another shower, lol…

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Defense / Security / Safety Skills / Knowledge

How to Rapidly Improve Your Skills at the Shooting Range

Whether you keep firearms for home protection, self-defense, hunting, or some combination of the three, a gun is only as useful as the person wielding it. All the guns in the world won’t keep you safe or your family fed in a survival situation if you can’t hit the target you’re aiming at. Improving your […]

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Skills / Knowledge

How to Get Your Child Involved in Prepping

Prepping can be a great way to bond with your child, especially if it’s something you are passionate about. It’s also an excellent way to teach them real-life skills that can help them become more dependent and self-sufficient as they get older. And, of course, prepping with your children is also important should a genuine […]

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Safety Advice Skills / Knowledge

How to Deescalate a Situation With Unexploded Ordnance

You never know what you might come across in the future. Active explosives probably aren’t something you think you’ll ever encounter in your everyday life, but this is a reality for some people. You need to know how to stay safe if you ever discover unexploded ordnance (UXO). UXO may be more common than you […]

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DIY Projects Skills / Knowledge Warmth / Shelter / Cooling

Bedsheets, Silicone, and Naptha: Better Waterproofing Than Tarps?

This is a neat DIY idea, and if you have something you want to waterproof that might be difficult, like a backpack or pair of boots, try this!

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Saving Money on Preps Skills / Knowledge

Where Should Preppers Invest Money in 2022?

A lot of thought goes into preparing for the worst, from how much food and water you’ll need to survive, to how you’ll store everything and what you need to do if staying home isn’t an option and you need to evacuate. One thing that a lot of preppers might not fully consider is the […]

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Disaster Planning Skills / Knowledge

9 Winter Weather SHTF Scenarios and How to Survive Them

Winter weather is no joke. The beautiful parts of winter sometimes eclipse the scary ones, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t prepare for any potential damage that may head your way this season. You should be well aware of these winter SHTF scenarios so you know what to do in case of an emergency. Taking […]