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Winter Garden Prep

What to do for Winter in the Garden

4 garden prep tasks
Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 5:47 PM

If you have a garden, it is time to start getting it ready for colder weather and the long dark days of winter.  Here are 4 things you should be doing now to get your garden ready for winter and the coming Spring. 


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10 Realities After a Major Flooding Event

Dealing with rising water
Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 12:48 PM

Some great tips and knowledge for setting realistic expectations of what life will be like after a major flood or hurricane. 


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20 Paper Clip Hacks for Survival & Everyday Uses

An inexpensive prep
Thursday, October 2, 2014, 4:48 PM

A bunch of great ideas and uses for paper clips. Time to pick up this inexpensive prep if you don't have a box handy.

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Ebola Outbreak News Forum

Discussion group and updated news
Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 5:59 PM

A continuous news thread and discussion group here at PP that has been tracking the Ebola Outbreak since July of this year.  Lots of great links, analysis, and preventative considerations for dealing with this horrible virus.  Check it out and join the discussion.


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7 Reasons to Always Carry a Knife

and none of them are for self defense
Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 9:03 AM

A number of great ideas and reasons to always keep a pocket knife on your person.  And this goes out to all the prepared ladies out there too.  It does not need to be a huge Rambo survival knife but something practice and easy to use. 


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16 Uses for Plastic Sheeting

(aka Visqueen)
Friday, September 26, 2014, 2:31 PM

A bunch of good ideas and uses for clear plastic sheeting.  It can be very handy to have a roll on hand to be used in many DIY projects and survival situations.  How do you use it on your homestead?


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Holz Hausen

Beehive shaped wood pile
Thursday, September 25, 2014, 5:51 PM

Learn how to build this very interesting and different way to stack wood.  I might just have to try building a "Holz Hausen".


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5 Minute Prep

Make Copies of Wallet Cards
Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 5:07 PM

A great article exploring the reasons and methods to copy important information from your wallet and other sources as backup and for emergency situations.


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8 Uncommon First Aid Items

Simple preps to add to your med kit.
Monday, September 22, 2014, 2:25 PM

An interesting list of a few not so common additions to the standard first aid kit.  What additional items do you keep on hand that are not typically found in a first aid kit?


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Car Emergency Kit List

The basics to ensure your roadside safety
Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 3:44 PM

A nice discussion of the benefits of having a well thought out list of emergency supplies and tools in your car for those times when you get stuck with your car and help could be a long time coming