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How to Make Lard and Lye Soap

Simple tutorial for soap creation
Friday, June 13, 2014, 5:55 PM

A simple tutorial on how to make soap using the most basic of ingredients.

http://survival.outdoorlife.com/blogs/survivalist/2014/05/survival-skills-how-make-lard-and-lye-soap

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12 Ways to Repurpose Soda Cans

Cheap & green uses
Monday, June 9, 2014, 3:39 PM

A lot of great ideas on how to use recycled cans and re-purpose a useful resource that you find along the roadside. 

http://preparednessadvice.com/uncategorized/12-ways-repurpose-soda-cans/#.U5Xvq_bc2kZ

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10 Reasons to Keep a Garden Journal

A record that grows with you
Saturday, June 7, 2014, 10:28 PM

It is always a good idea to keep a journal of what you are doing in the garden and around the homestead from year to year.  Especially when you want to look back at what you have planted in the past and all the hard work you have done over the years.  Here are 10 reasons to keep a garden journal.

http://preparednessmama.com/keep-a-garden-journal/

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10 Survival Uses For Oil

How to make the most of oils in an emergency
Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 10:52 AM

A number of useful ideas and ways to use common cooking and household oils to help you survive in an emergency situation or event.

http://survival.outdoorlife.com/blogs/survivalist/2014/06/10-survival-uses-oil

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Super Efficient Irrigation

With buried clay pots
Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 12:57 PM

An interesting concept of providing controlled irrigation to plants through the use of unglazed clay pots buried in you garden space or on larger scale food production fields.

http://growyourowngroceries.org/super-efficient-irrigation-with-buried-clay-pots/

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Repurpose Plastic Water Bottles into a Portable Shower or Wash Station

SpaTap bottle attachment
Monday, June 2, 2014, 11:07 AM

An interesting kickstarter product that could be very handy when traveling, in emergency situations, or something to add to the garden space. 

http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/pocket-sized-gadget-repurposes-plastic-water-bottles-portable-shower-or-wash-station.html

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10 Safety Tips For Hurricane Season

Prepping for the next storm
Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 1:10 PM

Some actions to take and tips to keep you safe as hurricane season approaches. 

http://theweekendprepper.com/weather/10-safety-tips-for-hurricane-season/

Also check out the other 10 Natural Disaster Survival Tips here at Peak Prosperity.

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5 Reasons To Add Ponds To Your Homestead

A valuable water resource
Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 8:16 PM

5 great reasons to invest in pond infrastructure for your homestead and backyard paradise. 

http://theprepperproject.com/5-reasons-add-ponds-homestead/

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How To Make A Super Secret Safe

For Less Than $3
Monday, May 26, 2014, 3:40 PM

A simple and cheap way to create a secure location to store smaller valuable items in your home.  I especially like at the end where it is mentioned storing a list of computer passwords in this secret spot.  A great idea.  » Read more

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6 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Natural insect repellents
Friday, May 23, 2014, 11:14 AM

Besides managing pools of water and sources where mosquitoes breed, planting a variety of beneficial repelling plants in the garden this season with help control these pests and make your summer a little more enjoyable.

http://www.motherearthliving.com/gardening/fresh-clips-herbs-to-repel-insects.aspx