prepping how to guide

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  The final installment of the eFoodsDirect Fall Survival Guide is a roundup of prepping how-to projects that might just boggle the mind. In just a few short generations, many Americans have become so divorced from the self-reliant mindset and skills of our ancestors that completing a simple home improvement project generates anxiety and a… 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 »


cabin in woods

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With all the concerns lately about natural and non-natural disasters, including the economy, some people are choosing to prepare a bug-out location they will go to when they are ready to go off-grid. What are some things to take into consideration when you look for a place to bug out? First of all, ideally you’ll… Read more »


the harbinger

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  Economic collapse could be looming on the horizon. Preppers across America have long worried that we were headed in the wrong financial direction. The federal government continually spends far more than the massive entity takes in, 47 million people (a new record) are on taxpayer-funded assistance, Obamacare has caused massive layoffs, and hundreds of… Read more »


newbie preppers

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  Oh, I wish I knew then what I know now. Odds are, at least a few times in your life this phrase has either rolled of your tongue or crossed your mind. We were all once prepping newbies, and likely made at least a few mistakes when first embarking on a self-reliant lifestyle or… Read more »


Homeschooling

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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 »


Urban legends

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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 »