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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.

The Rise Of Superbugs And 'Nightmare Bacteria' And How You Can Stay Healthy

The Rise Of Superbugs And ‘Nightmare Bacteria’ And How You Can Stay Healthy

“Nightmare bacteria” with unusual resistance to antibiotics of last resort were found more than 200 times in the United States last year in a first-of-its-kind hunt to see how much of a threat these rare cases have become. It’s also important to realize that there are steps that can be taken to help stem the evolution of these superbugs and remain healthy.

Why Every Prepper Needs Non-GMO Seeds in Their Long-Term Supplies

Why Every Prepper Needs Non-GMO Seeds in Their Long-Term Supplies

Oftentimes in the interests of economics and financial necessity, people will abandon quality in the interests of price. Nothing could be more telling than the current battle being waged with GMO foods and crops.

5 Ways To Avoid Approaching Attackers

5 Ways To Avoid Approaching Attackers

People are unpredictable and for whatever reason may be inclined to want to attack you. Your top priority in this situation is to escape and get to safety. Use this common sense approach to escaping dangerous situations combined with tactical awareness to keep you safe when you are in danger.

Everything You Need to Know To Grow a Big Crop of Cucumbers

Everything You Need to Know To Grow a Big Crop of Cucumbers

Nothing beats the summer heat like a fresh cucumber from the garden. These sun-loving vegetables are great for first-time gardeners and easy to grow, and these tips can make them even greater!

The Amazing Health Benefits of Ginkgo Biloba

The Amazing Health Benefits of Ginkgo Biloba

Do you take Ginkgo Biloba? It’s got some amazing health properties and helps with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Here’s some great information on and an easy recipe for you to make your extract!

5 Must-Have Garden Tools For the Lazy Gardener

5 Must-Have Garden Tools For the Lazy Gardener

Let’s just be honest for a minute. As much as we enjoy gardening and the fruits of our labor, learning some shortcuts along the way to cut down on time and sweat equity is always a plus. These are some of our personal favorite garden tools for the lazy gardener.

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