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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.

Everything You Want (and Need) To Know About Long-Term Canned Food Storage. (Plus 10 Signs To Look For When It's Spoiled)

Everything You Want (and Need) To Know About Long-Term Canned Food Storage. (Plus 10 Signs To Look For When It’s Spoiled)

Will your canned food supply still be good when a disaster arises and you need to start popping them open and consuming the contents?

7 Uses For A Sun Oven (Other Than Cooking)

7 Uses For A Sun Oven (Other Than Cooking)

Solar ovens are a great addition to any prepper’s gear. Not only can they be used to cook food, but there are several other ways you could use a solar oven in an emergency situation when you don’t have access to modern power sources. When you only have the sun to rely on, a solar oven can be incredibly efficient at many very important tasks.

3 'Powerful' Things You Can Do NOW To Prepare For A Future Grid Failure

3 ‘Powerful’ Things You Can Do NOW To Prepare For A Future Grid Failure

In the event of a grid failure, would you be prepared? Many who prep save extra food and water, but have no idea what actually going “off the grid” would entail. But there are some tips and tricks to preparing so you don’t find yourself or your family at the whims of those currently running the political system.

Tea Tree Essential Oil And Why It's 'Essential' For Preppers

Tea Tree Essential Oil And Why It’s ‘Essential’ For Preppers

Tea tree essential oil is one of the most well-known of all the essential oils, for it’s powerful antiseptic and healing properties. Tea tree oil, also known as Melaleuca, is a quick and easy addition to your prepper gear too since there are so many benefits to having the oil on hand in any situation.

3 Emergency Uses for Plastic Sheeting

3 Emergency Uses for Plastic Sheeting

It is important for you to pick up a few rolls of plastic sheeting for your home that can benefit you and your family not just for use in a greenhouse, but in a disaster, as well.

Six (More) Reasons to Get Better Quality Sleep

Six (More) Reasons to Get Better Quality Sleep

Much about sleep remains a mystery, but six recent studies have uncovered more about the importance of getting adequate Zzzzs.

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