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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.

5 Quick Emergency Foods for All Situations

5 Quick Emergency Foods for All Situations

These 5 emergency foods are must-haves for your preparedness pantry. They’re lightweight, easy to tote and are full of nutrition.

The Miracle Drink That Should Be In Every Pantry

The Miracle Drink That Should Be In Every Pantry

Green tea is one of the best beverages to have in your pantry and here’s why.

How To Use Juniper Berries in Herbal Medicine

How To Use Juniper Berries in Herbal Medicine

Juniper berries have a wide variety of uses on the homestead including making homemade spirits and herbal medicine. Read more on how to utilize this plant.

How to Harvest St. John's Wort for Medicinal Tinctures

How to Harvest St. John’s Wort for Medicinal Tinctures

Known for its exhaustive medicinal value, St. John’s Wort is one of the best herbs to add to your herbal medicine cabinet.

How to Use Garden Produce to Bulk Up Your Prepper Pantry

How to Use Garden Produce to Bulk Up Your Prepper Pantry

Dehydrating fresh garden produce is a frugal and economical way of creating a well-stocked prepper pantry.

Follow These Tips If You Want Your Clothes To Last For Years

Follow These Tips If You Want Your Clothes To Last For Years

If you don’t like to waste money buying new outfits every few months, there are a few things you can do to make your favorite clothes last for many years.

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