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Preparing Equipment and Tools For Winter Storage

Or for Winter use
Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 7:53 PM

Some great tips for putting away your power tools and equipment for the winter season and some steps to take for prepping the tools you will need during the colder months.


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Rope Cutting

How to Cut Rope in an Emergency Without a Knife

A must have skill to add to the toolkit
Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4:36 PM

A very informative video that will show you how to cut rope with a cutting device.  So simple it might make you laugh.


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10 Reasons Why Cinnamon Is A Great Spice To Have On Hand

A part of the prepper pantry
Monday, November 24, 2014, 5:48 PM

Learn about the many different ways cinnamon can be a healthful and beneficial spice to add your diet and include in your deep pantry.


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Nature's Secret Larder

Make Multi-Purpose Cord from Nettles

How to instructions
Friday, November 21, 2014, 4:51 PM
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Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

The Truth About Cast Iron Pans

7 Myths That Need To Go Away
Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:24 PM

If you have ever wanted to incorporate some cast iron cookware into your food prep routine but was hesitant based on what you had heard about maintaining / seasoning or other drawbacks to cooking with it - don't hesitate any longer.  The following article really dispels the myths of cast iron cookware and will give you the confidence in your newly acquired pans.  (I personally cook with cast iron every single day and for most meals.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner!)


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Water Barrel

How To Properly Prepare A Water Barrel

And Water For Emergency Storage
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 6:59 PM

Learn the basics of prepping and using a water storage barrel.  Great tips and info in the following article.


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Without Running Water

16 Tips for Coping
Monday, November 17, 2014, 4:12 PM

Lots of great tips on how to make a lack of running water a little easier to deal with in times of emergency or natural disasters. 


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Winter Walk

Winter Storms & Extreme Cold Preparedness

Steps and checklists to get yourself ready for the cold
Thursday, November 13, 2014, 3:09 PM

With the latest round of Polar Vortex weather and extreme cold hitting many parts of the country, it is a good idea to refresh you knowledge of Winter preparedness and review your supplies and preps before you need to use them.

Here are a number of tips and lists to help you become more prepared for winter:  http://www.ready.gov/winter-weather

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14 Household Uses for Coconut Oil

Ways to incorporate coconut oil into your life
Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11:41 AM

A number of great reasons to have coconut oil on hand and uses for coconut oil around the house.


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Crystal Panek

DIY Cookie Tin Chicken Water Heater

Keep the water flowing during the winter
Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 2:59 PM

A great tutorial on how to build a simple DIY water heater to keep your chicken waterer flowing and not freezing up.