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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.

Why Fighting Free Radicals with Holistic Foods is Essential to Long-Term Health

Why Fighting Free Radicals with Holistic Foods is Essential to Long-Term Health

These holistic foods may give you a whole new perspective on fighting free radicals and ensuring long-term health.

20 Medicinal Herbs That I Have in My Prepper Garden

20 Medicinal Herbs That I Have in My Prepper Garden

So, many of you may be asking my I want to go to all the trouble and grow herbs and roots for natural healing. In short, it’s so I can have options at my disposal. These 20 herbs made the cut and I couldn’t be more pleased with my choices.

Don't Throw It Out! Even When You See Mold, These Foods Are Still Edible

Don’t Throw It Out! Even When You See Mold, These Foods Are Still Edible

There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who respond to the sight of moldy food by throwing it away, and those who wonder if that food can be salvaged.

7 Reasons Why You Should Have a Medicinal Garden

7 Reasons Why You Should Have a Medicinal Garden

Make your garden do double duty by growing food and natural medicine! These six reasons will show you how beneficial it can be.

These Simple Training Techniques Will Prepare You For Emergency Hand-to-Hand Combat

These Simple Training Techniques Will Prepare You For Emergency Hand-to-Hand Combat

This self-defense training tool that will give you the opportunity to learn new skills and reinforce old ones in your repertoire.

How Pine Pollen Can Be Used as a Super Food

How Pine Pollen Can Be Used as a Super Food

While pine pollen has been known to exacerbate our allergies, it is a powerhouse of nutrients and has a plethora of health benefits.

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