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21 Medkit Items You’ll DEARLY Miss When The SHTF And Doctors Dissapear

April 29, 2016

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If you are looking for a list of items you should stock in your medical kit for treating a traumatic injury, then here’s our list of 21 Medical Kit Must Haves for treating a traumatic wound when the SHTF. While some critics argue that a Medical Kit won’t help someone who doesn’t know how to […]

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How To Brush Your Teeth With A Stick (SHTF Dental Hygiene)

October 27, 2015

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How To Brush Your Teeth With a Stick: SHTF Dental Hygiene

Here’s a scenario for you. The Stuff has just hit the fan, and it’s no longer safe to stay in your home. You find yourself and your family deep in the woods, desperately fighting for day to day survival. Food, water, and shelter are your main concerns at this point. The last thing on your […]

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Boost Your Immune System With Elderberry Syrup

October 12, 2015

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Immune Boosting Elderberry Syrup

Elderberries (Sambucus canadensis) grow wild all over the eastern half of the US. When we first started homesteading, I had no idea they grew wild in my area. I ordered two varieties from an online nursery, which quickly grew into lovely small trees. Now that I know what the plant, the flowers, and the fruits […]

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Managing Menstruation When The SHTF- Naturally

August 27, 2015

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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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A Number One Killer When Times Get Tough

July 14, 2015

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A Number One Killer When Times Get Tough

There is so much we can learn from our pioneer ancestors. I’m a history nut, I tend to say I was born a century too late and Laura Ingalls Wilder is one of my favorite people and era’s. No matter what era we’re from, one of the most important things to our survival is water. […]

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7 Most Likely Infections You’ll Catch When The SHTF

July 3, 2015

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We often think of communicable diseases as third world problems. But did you know that within the first three weeks after 2005’s Hurricane Katrina there were reported cases of Cholera, Tuberculosis, Norovirus, and Salmonella? Fortunately, response teams acted quickly enough to keep the diseases from spreading through proper medical care, but what if no help […]

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