Should Prepper Parents Homeschool Their Kids?

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Homeschooling

Help us make a decision. The pros and cons of homeschooling as a prepper family. Each August, we have the usual chat about homeschooling. We consider it every year, whether the pros outweigh the cons, if it is right for just one child, two or all three? Since both my husband and I both currently… Read more »

What Urban Legends Can Teach Us About Prepping

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Urban legends

It might surprise you to know that the original fairy tales did not usually have happy endings. Fraught with tragedy, violence and sometimes shiver inducing morals, these stories were meant to teach a lesson or two about the dangers of the world and how bad things can happen to those caught unawares. The same can… Read more »

How to Use Protein Powder in Recipes

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Cake

Protein powder should be a staple in your pantry. It can provide necessary amino acids, which are needed for healthy muscle maintenance and growth. Invaluable after any workout, protein powder can also serve as an easy shelf-stable source of protein in times of scarcity. It is commonly known by fans as “muscle dust.” Most of us… Read more »

Foul Play: How Government Officials May Be Making the Worst Bird Flu in History Even More Catastrophic

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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 »

The Little Thing in Your Pantry That Could Kill You

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Canned food

A spoonful of the stuff may be enough to kill 100,000 people Ever hear of a little bacterium-caused illness known as botulism? It’s a serious condition often caused by consuming improperly stored or preserved food. Clostridium botulinum is the bacterium’s name, and it just loves spoiling the party—literally. Botulinum will munch on exposed food and… Read more »