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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.

A Very Prepper Christmas: Gifts You Can Really Use

A Very Prepper Christmas: Gifts You Can Really Use

We want to ensure that our loved ones are cared for even in their darkest moments, and nothing says love like a prepper gift.

The Prepper’s Fortune Cookie

The Prepper’s Fortune Cookie

Fortune cookies are more than just for eating. They can help us put things into perspective in regard to our prepping endeavors.

Surviving Job Loss

Surviving Job Loss

Follow these practical tips on how to survive job loss and learn how to stretch your budget to get the most out of your money.

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.

Compost Isn’t the Only Use for Veggie Peelings

Compost Isn’t the Only Use for Veggie Peelings

If it hadn’t been for the tried and tested methods my mother passed down to me we really would have had times when the kids went to bed hungry or as a family we suffered from malnutrition!

Could This Be the Perfect Generator for Preppers?

Could This Be the Perfect Generator for Preppers?

These machines are extremely versatile, very small and quiet, simple, and pretty cheap and easy to build. In fact, if there were a cataclysmic collapse of civilization, this is the one engine that anyone could build from scrap.

Why You Should Worry About Mosquitos

Why You Should Worry About Mosquitos

Chikungunya is spreading fast. In the last few hours news articles have started to pop up concerning a major outbreak in Colombia, and meetings are taking place to strengthen the US response to the threat along the US-Mexican border.

“Seeds are the forgotten heroes of food—and of life itself” —Christopher Cook. Photo: beneketaro (CC-BY-20)

Seed Libraries Fight for the Right to Share

Sharing these wellsprings of sustenance may sound innocuous enough, yet this increasingly popular exchange—and wider seed access—is up against a host of legal and economic obstacles.

Fear and Prepping

Fear and Prepping

What’re you afraid of?

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