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Would You Be Pioneer Ready?

Would You Be Pioneer Ready?

If you look at your food preps you have stored away, you will realize that we are very similar to our pioneer ancestors who were getting ready for their arduous journey.

The Perfect Homestead

The Perfect Homestead

If you’ve made the enormous decision to relocate and start a homestead, take the extra time to do it right. Research is essential! Read more about 5 important criteria when planning for a homestead.

Alternative Cooking Sources for SHTF Planning

Alternative Cooking Sources for SHTF Planning

All the stored food in the world will do no good if you have no way to heat your food. Learn more about these alternative cooking sources to use during an emergency.

Child Friendly Livestock

Child Friendly Livestock

There is some discussion about the idea of livestock being an ideal alternative to the family dog or cat. While I do not agree on livestock animals becoming family pets, I do appreciate the research that went into which animals are child-friendly. See why these three livestock animals are family friendly.

Straw Bale Gardening: Everything You Wanted to Know for the Best Bounty Ever

Straw Bale Gardening: Everything You Wanted to Know for the Best Bounty Ever

This new organic gardening method is a game changer. Here’s everything you needed to know about straw bale gardening to get the best bounty ever.

Treating Cactus Injuries Is Harder Than You Think. Here's Why

Treating Cactus Injuries Is Harder Than You Think. Here’s Why

Those thick sharp spines aren’t what you should be worried about. It’s the spines you can’t see that will keep you up at night (literally).

15 Household Items Dirtier Than Your Toilet

15 Household Items Dirtier Than Your Toilet

We can all stand for a wake up call on our cleaning skills and this video will do it! Watch as you discover 15 items dirtier than your toilet!

Baby Chicks Need Love Too: 6 Natural Treatments for Common Chick Ailments

Baby Chicks Need Love Too: 6 Natural Treatments for Common Chick Ailments

Let’s say you did everything by the book and researched the chicken breeds you wanted, set up all the equipment beforehand, and gave your chicks everything they needed to thrive; but for some reason they aren’t. While there could be a myriad of reasons why this could be, my guess would be on one of these seven common ailments.

Guilt-Free Chocolate Fudge Brownies {gluten free and paleo}

Guilt-Free Chocolate Fudge Brownies {gluten free and paleo}

These fudgy treats are the best paleo and gluten-free brownies ever! Best of all, they are guilt free. Enjoy!

Shocking Photos: This is the Chicken That You Feed Your Family With... Abuse, Deformity and Disease

Shocking Photos: This is the Chicken That You Feed Your Family With… Abuse, Deformity and Disease

Pilgrim’s Pride, one of America’s top leading poultry providers is under fire after leaked videos and gruesome images of the deplorable conditions from some of their contract farms. Gangrenous dermatitis, enteritis, coccidiosis are only a few of the vile conditions chickens are dying from.

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