December 2016 archive

Dec 31

20 Things I Wish I Had Before the Flash Flood Emergency

20 Things I Wish I Had Before the Flash Flood Emergency While there is no way to know exactly how a natural disaster will impact your family or home, there are some ways to prepare for the day when SHTF.  A lot of us live in coastal areas or inland flood plains, so flash flooding …

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Dec 31

DIY All Natural Multi-Surface Cleaner in Only 30 Seconds!

DIY All Natural Multi-Surface Cleaner in Only 30 Seconds! Becoming self-sufficient is an essential part of preparing, since there may come a day when we don’t have access to conveniences we often take for granted.  Store-bought cleaning solutions are an example of such conveniences. It is important to learn how to sanitize your home without …

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Dec 31

5 Steps to Staying Healthy in Winter

5 Steps to Staying Healthy in Winter With the winter months come the much dreaded flu and cold season, and it can be difficult to dodge these bugs, especially if you have little ones in the home. Staying healthy to begin with is the best way to fight infections, as a weakened immune system simply …

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Dec 31

How to Wash Clothes Without Electricity

How to Wash Clothes Without Electricity No matter what happens, household chores like clothes washing still have to happen. Even if we’re off the grid-either intentionally or because SHTF, we still need clean clothes. The trick to learning to live off the grid is to learn how to use manpower in place of electric power, …

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Dec 31

How To Build an Awesome Garden Pond

How To Build an Awesome Garden Pond Garden ponds are not just for avid gardeners, they act as great water reservoirs that need little maintenance. Garden ponds can hold water to irrigate plants you have growing in your garden, or in a drastic water crisis, provide water for the family. Keep in mind that the …

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Dec 31

10 Foods You Can Store For 100 Years

10 Foods You Can Store For 100 Years In survival situations, food is as important as water, fire and shelter. You should make it one of your top priorities. Some food products last few hours, others a few days or a few weeks or a few months. But there are some food products which can …

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Dec 31

3 Events in 2016 That Will Profoundly Change Everything

Survival Saturday is a round-up of the week’s news and resources for folks who are interested in being prepared. This Week in the News The New Year’s edition of Survival … Read the rest The post 3 Events in 2016 That Will Profoundly Change Everything appeared first on The Organic Prepper. from The Organic Prepper Click …

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Dec 31

How To Make a Penny Battery

How To Make a Penny Battery See how to make a penny battery today and always have a quick source of power in an emergency. Perfect for small projects like powering a small clock or LED’s light bulbs. I will start off by saying… obviously, this is not going to be powering anything significant, but I …

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Dec 31

Morse Code Alphabet – 3 Tricks for Learning It Quickly

Morse Code Alphabet – 3 Tricks for Learning It Quickly When prepping for a survival situation, many people think of battery operated radios as being a safe option for communication. This could be the case, but in the event that you need to communicate covertly, you need a more secure system. Morse code is a …

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Dec 31

Blending In, Insertion and Extraction Are Critical Skills Needed

Insertion and extraction, terms used by the military, but applicable in certain SHTF scenarios. Typically, insertion and extraction are done without notice. Stealth is important, but acting sneaky can also have a downside, because in an urban area, for example, regardless of the situation someone is always around, so going without notice can be difficult, …

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