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Blood Moon – one of those terms that most of us are familiar with but relatively few can actually define. Here…I’ll do it for you. A blood moon is a type of lunar eclipse that occurs when the sun, earth, and moon line up such that the shadow cast by the earth on the moon… Read more »


2 week grab bag

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Whether you’ve just started to learn about preparing or you’ve been interested for a while, everyday expenses can sometimes make it difficult to really start getting prepared the way you would like to. One easy way to get started is to use your tax refund to either seriously get started with preparing or to make… Read more »


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When I was growing up, we canned peaches, pears, apricots, cherries, pickles, strawberries and more. When the fruits or vegetables were in season, we canned all we could, then we got to enjoy them all winter long — and we often had enough to enjoy for at least a few years. We knew if we… Read more »


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Spring has sprung and now we all seem to be busy cleaning up and organizing our homes. What better time to find space for home food storage? If you have a large home with a spare bedroom, you have the perfect place to store as many preps as you’d like. But many people don’t have… Read more »


self-reliance tips

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Buying the perfect homesteading property, planting rows and rows or crops, and purchasing long term storage food as a part of a backup plan is a good start to becoming more self-reliant, but those preps alone will not ensure success or long-term survival. Living off the grid or making the decision to live more self-reliant… Read more »


Fatherride

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Fathers naturally do everything they can to take care of their families. Prepping for doomsday is no exception. It is just one more way that they protect and foster those they love. I want to share some special tips for dads who want to prepare for survival. Of course, although this is geared for the… Read more »


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One of my watched, now defunct, shows on television was called “Life After People.” It was a fascinating deer-in-the-headlights look at what the Earth would become if people weren’t around to exert their influence. Based on science and some real life examples of abandoned places, “Life After People” showed how quickly everything in the environment… Read more »


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In emergency medicine, the first 60 minutes directly following a traumatic injury is known as the Golden Hour. This is the time period in which a patient’s chances for survival are greatest when proper care is administered. Surviving both the critical event of a natural disaster and the chaos thereafter is not dissimilar. How you… Read more »


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Preparing for an emergency can seem overwhelming. There are many things to buy, gather and plan. You might have help from family members in doing these, or you might be doing them alone. But with so many things to do before you feel prepared for whatever nature or man will throw at you, being organized… Read more »