February 2017 archive

Feb 28

21 Amazing Foil-Wrapped Camping Recipes

21 Amazing Foil-Wrapped Camping Recipes As many campers say “everything tastes better when it’s cooked over a campfire” I have to agree, I have always prefered the taste of campfire food, I think that’s why I go camping so much! Camping season for me can go all the way into November, I love the crisp …

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Feb 28

3 Forgotten Ways The Pioneers Built Fires Without Wood

Image source: Library of Congress I’m fortunate to call the windswept prairie of the Great Plains my home. If you get out of farm country, it’s just grass as far as you can see. In fact, there are still places nearly unchanged since pioneers first tried settling this area more than 100 years ago. Although …

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Feb 28

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know & Why

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know & Why Being a prepper/survivalist is a great lifestyle. I am loving it and haven’t looked back. There is always new information to be learned and this article is proof of that for me. Trees give us wood for our campfires. They provide structure to our shelters, materials from …

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Feb 28

How To Install Your Own Off The Grid Well

How To Install Your Own Off The Grid Well Water is the most essential thing we need for life. With out water we will die within 3 days. Knowing how to install a water well is vital if not the most essential knowledge we could ever have stored in our brain. Having a well dug …

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Feb 28

How To Build A Herb Spiral

How To Build A Herb Spiral Spring is just around the corner and winter is starting to wind down, for some of us anyway. Build one of these beauties and have plenty herbs for the rest of the year. I found an article that shows you how to construct these simple herb gardens in a …

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Feb 28

27 Survival Uses For Floss You Never Thought Of

27 Survival Uses For Floss You Never Thought Of If you’re like most people, you probably have a roll of floss that never gets touched next to your bathroom sink. If you’re not going to use it, then you may as well put it in your bug out bag. Why? Because the size-to-usefulness ratio of …

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Feb 28

10 Winter Garden Tasks for People Who Just Can’t Wait to Get Started

10 Winter Garden Tasks for People Who Just Can’t Wait to Get Started This time of year, people who enjoy gardening start itching to dig in the dirt. But sadly for many of us, our gardens are still buried under a foot or more of snow. Don’t let that get you down. There are still …

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Feb 27

Preppers and Survivalists Must Be Hunters and Gatherers

It just isn’t realistic to think all of our prepping supplies will hold out forever. My family, friends, and I may have devised the best survival plan there is, even better than most of the selection of “you can make it” books at the big box book store.  But, as time dwells on, the supplies …

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Feb 27

Your Survival Library

We all know that knowledge is power; but when it really comes down to an emergency, the right kind of knowledge could be the difference between life and death. We take a look at some of the best survival books for your library or Kindle. The books in this collection were chosen because they truly …

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Feb 27

How the Early Pioneers Preserved Food and What They Ate

How the Early Pioneers Preserved Food and What They Ate Imagine living in an era when there is no refrigeration. Ever thought about the foods our pioneer ancestors ate, and ancient people before them? Foods from 150+ years ago or long before that. Compare that to the “food” we eat for decades before we woke …

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