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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 Must-Have Antifungal Herbs for Every Pantry

5 Must-Have Antifungal Herbs for Every Pantry

Here are the top five antifungal herbs that you should always have in your pantry or kitchen cupboard.

How to Avoid GMOs When You’re on a Budget

How to Avoid GMOs When You’re on a Budget

We can wish for labeling until the rBGH-free cows come home, but the battle will have to be fought without the aid of labels. In a free market where consumers have adequate information, their desires direct what is produced.

The Health Wonders of Baking Soda!

The Health Wonders of Baking Soda!

Baking soda was known for its medicinal purposes as far back in time as ancient Egypt.

Six Hours of Increased Memory By Adding This to Breakfast

Six Hours of Increased Memory By Adding This to Breakfast

Working memory is widely thought to be one of the most important mental faculties, critical for cognitive abilities such as planning, problem solving and reasoning.

Man Eats Sugar-Laden Diet for 60 Days and Gets Shocking Diagnosis

Man Eats Sugar-Laden Diet for 60 Days and Gets Shocking Diagnosis

By now, most of us realize that sugar is not a health food and is meant to be consumed in moderation. What is less commonly publicized is the link between sugar consumption and liver health.

GMO-Loaded Food Corp Targets Natural Foods For Being ‘Unfair Competition’

GMO-Loaded Food Corp Targets Natural Foods For Being ‘Unfair Competition’

The mega-corp has also decided to file a lawsuit against an upstart vegan mayonnaise-making company, claiming “false advertising and unfair competition.”

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