Paracord can be an awesome tool in your preparedness arsenal. This durable nylon rope can be tied into tons of different designs including a paracord drawstring pouch, bracelet, strengthened cord, pouches and more. If you’re in an emergency, you simply unwind the strong cord and use it to bind, haul or anything else that you... Read More
Winters can be tough and can be even worse when you aren't taking care of your body the right way. No one likes being sick and when we are, we are miserable. This post is designed to help all who have come down with the winter blues and who are on the verge of rising... Read More
There are two basic ways to build a rabbit hutch. One is with an outdoor self-contained hutch. These typically have wooden frames and wire cages, and two to four rabbits are kept in each of the hutches. These units are portable and can be moved around in the shade to keep the rabbits cool in... Read More
Have you ever considered adding fruit trees to your emergency food plan? Producing your own food is a great way to not only supplement your food storage, but to control your food supply. Homegrown apples are a great resource for your emergency reserve.
Fruit trees provide shade during the hot summer months. They are also a good... Read More
It's springtime, which means it's baby chick time. Whether you are raising chickens for pets or for a food source, you're going to want to follow some steps to make sure they stay healthy enough to grow into functional chickens. Here are some tips to help you start your newborn chicks in the right direction.
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There are many ways to hide your valuables. Like investments, diversity is the key for safe keeping. You may have safes, gun safes, and other hiding places. Another idea to add to your home safety plan is to install stealth shelves to hide your possessions.
A stealth shelf can securely hide your valuables where no one will... Read More
Cooking typically requires some type of fuel whether it be propane for a camp stove, wood for a fire, or electricity for a crockpot. Fuel is a limited resource. It will be difficult to store all the fuel you might need for a long-term crisis. A solar oven could be the solution.
Deforestation is a real issue... Read More
Rabbits are a great source of protein. Unlike beef and chicken, they aren't pumped of antibiotics. Rabbit eat fresh greens generally. They reproduce extremely quickly ensuring your food source in well stocked. Skinning and preparing rabbits can be a challenge, follow this simple steps to help it go smoother. The fresher the rabbit the easier skinning... Read More
Bananas make great tropical smoothies and yogurt blends, but they have many other great uses as well. Here a just a few surprising uses for bananas.
Health and Beauty Treatments
Banana peels are jam-packed with nutrition. Bananas are a great way to add vitamins to your breakfast instead of tossing out the peel try a few of these beauty tips.
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Underground bunkers became extremely popular during the Cold War Era. Today, we still have a need to protect ourselves from unforeseen dangers. A backyard bunker may be exactly what you need to protect your family.
When building an underground shelter make sure to have at least 2 feet of dirt over the top. This layer... Read More