Prepping

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Suburban preppers do not have the same freedom and space to raise livestock as we rural homesteading preppers. But even if you live in the suburbs, you could still keep some goats on the homestead. A couple dwarf goats could be a game changer for any family. To to increase their level of self-reliance suburban […]

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There is more to prepping than simply stocking up on bottled water (though that is a big part of it). For the serious prepper, getting ready for a disaster also involves activities like building emergency shelters and storage spaces and outfitting them properly. Here’s how to build an emergency shelter that lasts. How To Build […]

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Prepping, while a way of life, is usually accompanied with many hobbies. Hobbies are a great way to learn new skills and have fun at the same time. A hobby can even be trying new hobbies. Take a look at our list of useful hobbies that pair well with prepping that you may want to give […]

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When most people think of long term food storage, pantries filled with canned goods is what often comes to mind. However, we have to be very careful with what we store and buy. Things are not always what they seem. Companies often make the claim that their products have the famed “25 year shelf life”. […]

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No one wants to be caught unprepared… especially if we’re talking about a survival situation. Ideally, you’d have your bug out bag with you when the unexpected happens. In reality, you don’t want to keep lugging around your emergency go-bag with you wherever you go just in case. Also, there are just some places you […]

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Although aluminum cans might not be the most convenient type of packaging if you are on the go, it can often be one of your best options for storing different foods and drinks. Unfortunately once the can is empty it becomes an issue for most people, so to be self-sufficient you need to learn ways to […]

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Mold is a fungi that can be found both indoors and outdoors, in walls and on everyday items. No one knows how many species of mold exist but professionals estimates range from tens of thousands to three hundred thousand or more. Mold spores can survive harsh environmental conditions, such as dry conditions, that do not […]

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Unless you’re living in the middle of the desert, there is a very good chance that the natural habitat around your home is abundantly stocked with wild foods just waiting to be harvested. Here’s a look at foraging wild edibles: learn about the most popular foods you can forage. What Is Foraging? Foraging is the […]

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The use of radioactive material for energy generation, military purposes and medicine has become internationally prevalent over the past decades. While being inherently dangerous, the destructive potential of radioactive material is realized only when it is taken out of a controlled environment as may occur following an accidental or intentional nuclear reactor meltdown, a radiological […]

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