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How To Light Your Home Off Grid

December 6, 2015

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How To Light Your Home Off Grid

With winter just around the corner, I’m beginning to prepare for the shorter days ahead when the darkness creeps in long before we’re ready for bed. Although we are currently running all of our overhead lights on solar, we still put non-electric backups in place. We only have about three days’ worth of energy stored […]

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Building a Community Reliant Life

August 10, 2015

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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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16 Pioneer Tools You Need to Survive

June 3, 2015

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16 pioneer tools you need to survive

No matter if you’re looking to become more self-sufficient or full on prepared for a natural or man-made disaster, these 16 pioneer tools are essential to survival. I also believe they’re essential in learning to get back to the old ways and skills our pioneer forefathers knew, and backing out of the fast-paced hectic life […]

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10 Foods You Can Grow To Make Alcohol

April 30, 2015

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Backyard gardening is a great way to either supplement your grocery store runs, or to provide a huge percentage of the food you eat. Growing fruits, vegetables, herbs and grains not only provides you with healthy alternatives to genetically modified, non-organic foods that you may buy in large chain grocery stores, it is also a […]

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It’s Time for Preppers to Come Out of The Bunker!

October 13, 2014

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  Why I Decided To Come Out & So Should You! In my not so humble opinion it is time for Preppers to “COTB” or Come Out of The Bunker.  I’m sure everyone reading this will agree that the impression of Preppers among the general public is less than favorable.  We’re considered outliers, the lunatic […]

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The Gut Wrenching Reality: One of the Best Bug-Out Strategy Guides You’ll Ever Read

October 6, 2014

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Todd Savage October 4th, 2014 Strategic Relocation This post originally posted here. SHTFplan Editor’s Note: At some point in the future many of us will be faced with a life-altering decision: To bug-in at home or to bug-out and head for the hills. In the following strategy guide our friend Todd Savage explores the former […]

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