Category Archive: Family preparedness plan

How to Dry or Cure Fish With Sea Brine

How to Dry or Cure Fish With Sea Brine Imagine that you have the opportunity to set up camp somewhere and store a good amount of fish.  However, you don’t have access to material or resources to smoke or encase the fish in salt.   You may be able to take advantage of a trick …

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How to Make a Simple Forced Air Composting System

How to Make a Simple Forced Air Composting System Air is often considered the compost pile’s best friend.  It provides oxygen to microorganisms that help to break down organic matter into nutrient-rich soil.  It also helps to sustain little critters that also aid in the process, particularly worms.  Traditionally, air gets introduced into compost piles …

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How to Process Beeswax the Easy Way

How to Process Beeswax the Easy Way Not everyone is inclined or equipped to raise bees and harvest their own honey.  However, learning how to process beeswax is something that we call benefit from knowing.  The wax in its raw form is not suitable for use in one of a million different projects, and there …

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How to Make a Simple and Effective Dog Washer

How to Make a Simple and Effective Dog Washer Anyone who has tried to wash a dog who doesn’t like standing still knows how messy the process can be.  Not only that, but a lot of water can get wasted even under the best of circumstances.  Let’s take a look at a way that you …

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Extreme Heat in Phoenix: Reminder of the Dangers of Heat Exposure

Extreme Heat in Phoenix:  Reminder of the Dangers of Heat Exposure Temperatures soared to nearly 120 degrees Fahrenheit in Phoenix, Arizona in June of 2016.  This heatwave tied all-time heat records and was so intense that vehicles, roads, airplanes as well as humans were impacted.  Let’s take this opportunity to remind ourselves of the importance …

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How to Build a Simple Rainwater Collector Without Gutters

How to Build a Simple Rainwater Collector Without Gutters Most rainwater collection projects can help to enhance water storage capabilities, but they also require the use of gutters or downspouts.  For those who don’t have them on their structure, there is an alternative that can be just as beneficial.  Let’s take a look at a …

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Simple and Delicious Granola Recipe for Long-Term Storage

Simple and Delicious Granola Recipe for Long-Term Storage Granola is a great snack to keep in long-term storage.  It’s nutritious, tasty and can keep for a long period of time.  Let’s take a look at a good recipe that is easy to prepare, and you can start to incorporate it into your food stockpile right …

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How to Make a Rudimentary Sundial

How to Make a Rudimentary Sundial A sundial is a reliable and simple tool to use to tell time no matter where you are, and they’ve been around for thousands of years.  The value of the sundial can not be understated, especially during a long-term survival situation when you don’t have a functional clock or …

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How to Make a Box Hockey Rink

How to Make a Box Hockey Rink It’s easy to place such an emphasis on preparedness that we can overlook the importance of finding ways to entertain ourselves during an off-the-grid situation.  It’s important to remember that kids, and adults, need some downtime and enjoyment during difficult circumstances as well.  One of the best ways …

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Surprising and Practical Uses for Rubber Bands

Surprising and Practical Uses for Rubber Bands Believe it or not, rubber bands can be used for a lot of purposes beyond holding things together.  While we don’t often think of them as being an essential component of our survival gear, they may come in handy for a number of projects that can make life …

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