Wet Boots? Dry Them Quick!

   Boots are only as waterproof as they are tall, no mater what super duper fabric or membranes you have in them. If you live in a place with water (sorry SoCal), then there is a chance your feet will eventually get wet. Excess moister in a boot can cause foot rot, blisters, and can …

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How To Make Easy Homemade Wine

How To Make Easy Homemade Wine Part 1 How To Make Easy Homemade Wine Part 2 If you’ve ever wanted to make wine but thought it was too complicated, then you need to watch this! I’m going to show you how I made a batch of easy homemade wine… And… When I say easy… I mean …

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What You Need to Know About Sugar Withdrawal

America’s addiction to sugar has reached epidemic proportions years ago, but we still don’t quite appreciate the extent of the problem. Some estimates reveal that the average American consumes almost 200 pounds of refined sugar per year, but that doesn’t include all the sugar derivatives that are found in many of our favorite drinks and …

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3 Interesting Uses for Fire Extinguishers

Fire extinguishers should be a mainstay in every home, vehicle or cabin in the woods for obvious reasons.  However, fire extinguishers can also serve other purposes that may end up saving your live.  Here are a few examples of ways that you can use them to your advantage during an emergency. Survival Smoke Screen If …

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Stop Bleeding by Pinching These Universal Pressure Points

Every human body has a series of pressure points that can be pinched in order to stop severe bleeding following an injury. Pressure points are essentially places where veins or arteries can be pinched like a hose in order to slow the rate of blood flow so that wound sites have a chance to clot. …

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How to Make Tallow Candles

Beef tallow has been used for centuries as a cooking grease as well as fuel for lanterns. Making tallow candles will give you a nice and long-burning source of light that works well in outdoor situations. While anyone can use beeswax, candle wax or even shortening to make a candle, knowing how to convert the fat of …

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The Amazing Benefits of Ducks and Chickens in the Garden

Keeping ducks or chickens around the garden is one of the most productive and healthy ways to boost crop production. They are easy to care for and manage, and they provide a lot of benefits that are ideal in a world of self-reliance and sustainability. In a post SHTF scenario, having chickens for food as …

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Storing Insulin and Perishable Drugs in SHTF

We discuss today an option for protecting and prolonging the shelf life of your insulin and refrigeratable drugs in a grid-down scenario.  

How To Make A Pocket Survival Chainsaw

  Making a pocket chainsaw is not hard. You don’t need any fancy expensive tools. Buying chainsaw chain in bulk will allow you to get your chains for around half the price of buying pre made hoops from the saw shop.  

Teaching Kids How to Prepare

My experience tells me that kids are more capable of adopting a prepper’s lifestyle than many of their adult counterparts. It’s fun, it engages their imagination, and they don’t yet have to worry about being self-conscious as their non-prepping friends and colleagues make fun of them or think they are crazy. Kids are resilient and …

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