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Rotating Your Water Storage

Checking on your water preps
Friday, August 5, 2016, 4:28 PM

Water StorageA common question I am asked about preparing for any type of emergency is how often you should rotate your water storage. If you’ve tried to search around on the internet for an answer, there is a lot of conflicting information. I hope this article will not only answer your question but also help you feel more confident about preparing for an emergency. » Read more

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Bulk Food Storage Tips

How to avoid 5 common mistakes
Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:35 PM

5 tips and areas of concern to keep in mind when putting away bulk foods or prepping your deep pantry.  Keep building your resilience! » Read more

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Paracord Uses

How To Actually Use Your Survival Paracord
Thursday, January 14, 2016, 7:34 PM

Learn about a number of knots and a huge variety of uses for that stash of paracord you purchased and have not yet used.

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All About Firewood

Prepping for Winter
Saturday, October 17, 2015, 12:35 AM

A good primer on the steps to procuring and storing firewood for the winter months.  A lot of great information in the following article.

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32 Foods That Aren’t Just For Eating

More than just filling your belly
Monday, August 10, 2015, 7:25 PM

Learn about a whole bunch of different ways you can use common foods for not so typical applications.

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10 Tips to Prepare for Spring Flooding

Prepping for heavy rains and snowmelt
Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 5:44 PM

Great tips to keep you safe and secure when heavy spring rains start to come down and flooding can create emergency situations.

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50 Tips for Frugal Living

Ways to save your hard earned resources
Monday, January 26, 2015, 2:26 PM

An extensive list of tips and ways to be more frugal in your daily life and save lots of money.

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Preparing The Honeybee Hives For Winter

Steps for helping your bees survive the cold
Monday, November 3, 2014, 5:10 PM

For all those beginning beekeepers out there, here are a few steps to take to help out your bees get through a hard cold winter and increase their survivability into Spring.

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8 Uncommon First Aid Items

Simple preps to add to your med kit.
Monday, September 22, 2014, 3:25 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?