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Bug Out / Wilderness

How to Survive at Sea During a SHTF Scenario

When we start talking about survival situations, most people think of going off-grid, setting up a bunker in the woods, or retreating from civilization. But that isn’t the only option for survival in a SHTF scenario. If you’re a fan of boating, how long could you stay out at sea during a SHTF scenario? Choosing […]

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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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Homesteading / Gardening Warmth / Shelter / Cooling

How to Stay Cool Homesteading During the Relentless Summer Heat

Life on a homestead is challenging year-round. Families who live off-grid must rely on firewood, generators and other alternate methods of heat to stay warm during the winter. However, staying cool during the summer can be even more challenging. How do you handle temperatures of 90 F and above without air conditioning? The human body […]

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Homesteading / Gardening

Buckets of Garden Vegetables

I’m happy today. You know why? Because even given the relentless heat (in the high nineties or higher), and regardless of the lack of rain, and despite the many bugs trying their best to destroy our vegetable garden, we’re still able to harvest a wide variety of tasty, healthy, nutritious vegetables. We got loads of […]

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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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Food / Water

Taking Proper Care of Your Food Storage Systems

When it comes to prepping for emergencies, your food resources and storage systems should be at the top of your priority list. Not only do you need to choose the right foods and supplies, but you also need to build your food systems in the right places and keep them well-organized, maintained, and protected. This […]

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Disaster Planning

America’s Economy is Collapsing… Please Prepare Now!

I couldn’t agree more with the following video assessment. We’re being lied to, and the sad fact is that most people still aren’t paying enough attention. Stop screwing around. It’s time to prepare now or you’ll be left behind…

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Disaster Planning

What Unique Challenges Do Older Survivalists Face?

Before WWII, most Americans had practical skills like sewing, gardening, home repair and hunting. However, over the last fifty to one hundred years, society has changed dramatically. Older survivalists have seen this change unfold before their very eyes. Today, many families don’t have the basic skills they would need to help them survive a difficult […]

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Homesteading / Gardening

Preventing Air Pollution From Hurting Your Homestead

Human beings need three things to survive — clean water, clean soil and clean air. Toxic environments make it hard for people to stay in good health and get the sustenance they need. In a survival situation, health is your foundation for resilience and security. Without it, you lose the ability to think and act […]

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Homesteading / Gardening Hygiene / Sanitation

Do’s and Don’ts of Pest Control on Your Homestead

Everyone deserves a safe home that lasts for decades. Pests can prevent that from happening. They may infiltrate your house, eat away at the wood or ruin the crops that grow on your property. Even if they’re only a current annoyance, you and your family deserve peace at home. These are the do’s and don’ts […]