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How To Make And Start A Fire With Flint & Steel

How To Make And Start A Fire With Flint & Steel

How To Make And Start A Fire With Flint & Steel Some may consider starting fire with flint-and-steel to be an advanced skill, used only by the wise old sages and mountain men but that’s not true, it’s incredibly easy; even my grandma could do it. So, what is it? And how do we use it? […]

How To Keep Communicating Even When the Internet Stop

How To Keep Communicating Even When the Internet Stops

How To Keep Communicating Even When the Internet Stops These days, no popular movement goes without an Internet presence of some kind, whether it’s organizing on Facebook or spreading the word through Twitter. And as we’ve seen in Egypt, that means that your Internet connection can be the first to go. Whether you’re trying to check […]

How To Make Caffeine Drinks From Regular Plants Grown At Home

How To Make Caffeine Drinks From Regular Plants Grown At Home

How To Make Caffeine Drinks From Regular Plants Grown At Home While it may not rate very highly on the “must have” or “survival” lists, caffeine is something many of us consider completely normal and may even rely on. Withdrawal aside, caffeine has been recorded as a stimulant since man figured out how to leave […]

How To Start An IV

How To Start An IV

How To Start An IV Starting an IV is a valuable skill to have in your first aid arsenal and you may potentially save someone’s life doing it, since it can be used as a route of delivering medication or drawing blood. It takes a little practice to get the hang of it, but once you can do it […]

9 Methods of Food Preservation You Need to Know

9 Methods of Food Preservation You Need to Know

9 Methods of Food Preservation You Need to Know If you’re looking for an introduction to the methods of food preservation, then you’re in luck. I’ve been posting some food preservation articles these past few weeks at SHTF Dad and it is obvious that its one of the SHTF prepping and homesteading topics which I […]

SHTF Survival: 3 Steps to Find Edible Plants

SHTF Survival: 3 Steps to Find Edible Plants Knowing the steps to find edible plants can spell the difference between life and death in a SHTF scenario. If you’re into survival training, camping, trekking, or just loves the outdoors, this SHTF Dad article will surely serve you well. Importance of Knowing the Steps to Find […]

13 Smart Baking Soda Tips for Your Home

13 Smart Baking Soda Tips for Your Home

13 Smart Baking Soda Tips for Your Home Smart baking soda tips are all over the web these days but do they really work? I don’t know about what other blogs say but the 13 smart baking soda tips I’m sharing below do work. How do I know? In my years of interest in prepping […]

How To Make And Can Dill Relish

How To Make And Can Dill Relish

How To Make And Can Dill Relish My garden is happily bursting with cucumbers, as a matter of fact, my family just harvested eleven yesterday and have loads more that look like they’ll be ready to pick in the next day or two.  And lots more blossoms that I know my trusty bees will pollinate.  […]

Fall Gardening 101

Fall Gardening 101

Fall Gardening 101 Most people focus on spring and summer gardening but forget that the growing season can extend into the fall.  I really enjoy gardening later into the year and knowing I can feed my family healthy, fresh, organically home-grown veggies harvested straight from our garden.  Since it is now time to start planting your […]

7 Easy DIY Plumbing Repairs You Need to Know

7 Easy DIY Plumbing Repairs You Need to Know Being able to DIY a lot of home repairs is a huge part of prepping for when SHTF, but do you know that you can actually DIY a lot of plumbing problems yourself without needing to be a DIY fanatic? What I realized when I became […]