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vacation emergency preparedness

  I was playing the Conflicted card game with our daughter and son-in-law the other day (almost had to wrestle the deck back from Brea, she loved it) and one of the questions asked what you would do if you were 1,200 mile away from home on vacation when the SHTF and you had darn… Read more »


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honeybees

  Honeybee populations have been on a devastating decline since 2006. No single cause for colony collapse disorder has been agreed upon by agriculture experts and scientists, as noted by eFoodsDirect previously, but one potential teotwawki fact is crystal clear – the necessary pollinators are continuing to die off in record numbers. A new study… Read more »


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tomatoes

When it comes to seeds and gardening, you’ve probably heard the terms “heirloom”, “organic”, “GMO”, “non-gmo”, “hybrid”, and more. Here are the basics of what those terms mean and what you should have to be able to feed yourself and your family. Heirloom – it means the original seeds our great, great, great, grandparents used to… Read more »


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vegetables

A secret garden? What does that mean? Why start one? A secret garden in today’s terms means a garden that is started and maintained in the wilderness, one that most people wouldn’t recognize if they came across it, nor is it found from the sky with a helicopter or drone (in other words, there aren’t… Read more »


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unschooling

Raising a self-reliant child is a priority for prepping families, as it should be for all American families. There are multiple educational choices open to parents in most states. Prepper parents are typically focused on the same academic goals as non-survivalist parents — we just also want out children to learn self-reliant skills, and garner… Read more »


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Bird flu

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before… Why did the chicken cross the road? To get away from the government officials. First, the backstory, in case you haven’t heard. The United States is in the midst of the largest outbreak of Midwest bird flu yet and it has affected 14 states. Three of those… Read more »


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FEMA III

What should you be stockpiling right now in order to avoid the need to go to a temporary emergency FEMA camp or to meet your family’s needs while attempting to avoid being ushered gratefully to a permanent FEMA resettlement camp? Water, long-term food storage items and plenty of ammo are three of the most important… Read more »