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The One-Year Pantry, Layer by Layer

The One-Year Pantry, Layer by Layer

During an emergency, we are often left to fend for ourselves. Learn how to use layers to create a food storage pantry based on nutritious foods in order for your family to thrive during the most difficult of times.

Wildfire Preparedness Checklist

With the massive droughts plaguing our country, it’s not just the west coast that needs to prepare for this natural disaster. Use this checklist as a way to prepare your home.

For $15 You Can Build The Perfect Backup Air Conditioner

For $15 You Can Build The Perfect Backup Air Conditioner

Everyone should have some kind of backup plan for their AC needs.

How to Stay Sane When You're All Alone in a Survival Situation

How to Stay Sane When You’re All Alone in a Survival Situation

The average person probably doesn’t appreciate just how important social interaction is for their well-being. They know it’s important, but they don’t realize that it’s vital.

Your Ancestors Had Some Hard Core Survival Instincts... This is How You Can Get Back to Your Roots

Your Ancestors Had Some Hard Core Survival Instincts… This is How You Can Get Back to Your Roots

When we were hunter-gatherers and even after human settlements such as towns and villages were established thousands of years ago…our ancestors used all of their senses. All of them.

7 Critical Components of a Prepared Home

7 Critical Components of a Prepared Home

For a home to truly be prepared, these seven characteristics must be covered. Are you ready?

Frugal Prepping: This Survival Food is One of the Highest Sources of Protein

Frugal Prepping: This Survival Food is One of the Highest Sources of Protein

The sardine may be one of the best and most frugal protein sources to have in the prepper pantry.

Could Our Parenting Style Be Damaging Our Kids? This Author Thinks Some Changes Could Be Made.

Could Our Parenting Style Be Damaging Our Kids? This Author Thinks Some Changes Could Be Made.

By decreasing parental involvement, Gopnik shows how we allow our children to learn from ther mistakes, make better decisions, and use their imaginations.

How Do People Really Behave When Disaster Strikes?

How Do People Really Behave When Disaster Strikes?

For historians who study disasters and social collapse, there is hope that people won’t automatically turn into savages if the grid goes down.

Five Tick-Borne Diseases That All Americans Should Be Aware Of

Five Tick-Borne Diseases That All Americans Should Be Aware Of

There so many more kinds of diseases that are carried by ticks, and you should be aware of them all.

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