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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.

Natural Medicine: How to Make and Apply an Herbal Poultice

Natural Medicine: How to Make and Apply an Herbal Poultice

One of the easiest and fastest ways to use herbal medicine is by making a poultice. Here are five beginner poultice recommendations and how to apply them. In a time when we are becoming resistant to modern medicines due to overuse, we should all start turning back to these old remedies for basic medicine.

The Ultimate Chicken Crap Composting Guide

The Ultimate Chicken Crap Composting Guide

Using chicken manure is excellent as a soil amendment and hailed as a top choice for organic gardeners. Here are some recommendations to get you started using chicken manure in your compost pile.

Popular Hollywood Hallucinogenic Plant Could Have Dangerous Side Effects

Popular Hollywood Hallucinogenic Plant Could Have Dangerous Side Effects

In this light, many times some of these exotic herbs have been used for innocuous or innocent purposes with well-meaning, and through no fault of their own, people have gotten hurt or worse.

A Beginners Guide to Sausage Making (Recipes Included)

A Beginners Guide to Sausage Making (Recipes Included)

Sausage making is a great way to use up an abundance of meats in the home and this basic tutorial will take you step by step.

How to Make Pemmican: A Step-By-Step Guide

How to Make Pemmican: A Step-By-Step Guide

Pemmican is the original survival superfood. Check out this step-by-step guide on how to make it and get your pantry stocked.

New Study: Running Instantly Increases Brainpower

New Study: Running Instantly Increases Brainpower

A new study shows that running, even more than other aerobic or high-intensity exercises increases the development of neurons in the parts of the brain we use for learning and retaining information.

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