fruits and vegetables

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We all know that when the power goes out, one of the challenges is keeping food cold so that it will be usable longer. If the power is out for only a short time (like only a few hours), as long as you keep the refrigerator closed as much as possible, your food will be… Read more »


tiny houses

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    Building the perfect prepper retreat or creating a home for your family to live in with survival in mind can seem like a daunting task. Many factors go into making such a monumental and costly decision. The location of the home, annual weather obstacles, fire preparedness, and the ability to withstand an armed… Read more »


emergency light sources

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  Prepping for a long-term disaster, no matter what type of disaster you feel is most likely to impact your life, should involve plans to light the home or survival retreat. Generators are the obvious choice to continue to power and light your home during a disaster, but fuel could run out long before the… Read more »


zeer pots

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  Preserving food after a power grid goes down (or other SHTF disaster that stops the flow of electricity) poses an obstacle, but not an insurmountable problem. Off-the-grid living options for food refrigeration do exist and can be accomplished in an economical DIY manner. Providing food security for your family should involve both growing/raising your… 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 »