August 27, 2015

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Managing Menstruation When The SHTF- Naturally

Managing Menstruation When The SHTF- Naturally!

Ladies. It’s that time of the month. Aunt Flo has come to pay you a visit, and she couldn’t have picked a more inconvenient time. The stuff has just hit the fan, big time. Grocery and convenience stores have been picked clean, the roads are blocked with abandoned cars, and a mandatory curfew has you […]

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August 12, 2015

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Handling Wheat: From Field To Table

Handling Wheat: From Field To Table

Small Scale Harvesting So, you’ve grown a little patch of your first home grown wheat for human consumption or animal feed. You tilled the land, planted the seed, and now those amber fields are ready to harvest. Now what? When it comes to hand harvesting wheat, there are a few old fashioned methods you can […]

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August 10, 2015

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Building a Community Reliant Life

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It has been said, that no man is an island…and neither is a family. Many people believe that being self-reliant means meeting all your family’s needs from what you produce on your property. Our family believes that being self -reliant means meeting the needs of our family in the most sustainable ways possible. We have […]

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August 7, 2015

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How To Can Over A Wood Fire

How To Can Over A Wood Fire

When my husband first started to suggest that we needed to think about prepping, I have to admit…I drug my feet a little. It just seemed like an unnecessary expense for us as a newly married couple. Even so, we found ways to stretch our income in order to build our preps. We learned a […]

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August 5, 2015

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Off Grid Goat’s Milk Ice Cream

Off Grid Goat's Milk Ice Cream

Goat’s Milk? I haven’t always been a lover of goat’s milk. I once had a taste of store-bought goat cheese that almost turned me off for good. It tasted to me exactly like the smell of a billy goat. After that, any time somebody would mention goat’s milk my mouth would psychologically flood with pungent […]

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July 30, 2015

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The Prepper’s Economic Paradox

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Those of us paying attention clearly see that the global economy is at best rapidly changing, and more realistically, is rapidly disintegrating. There is a significant probability that we are headed for some degree or some form of economic collapse, if not various other crises as well. This presents a unique dilemma for those of […]

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