SELF-SUFFICIENCY

The Most Valuable Secrets Of The Amish Used Still The Since 1800s

The Amish culture is alive and well in America, and we can learn a lot from their way of life. There are approximately 300,000 Amish citizens still living an 1800s lifestyle in the United States. Amish communities exist in 30 states and Ontario, but the largest groups primarily exist in …

HOMESTEADING

These Plants Forgotten Of Our Ancestors Are The Best For Eating

What would you say if I told you that there were between 12k and 25k different enjoyably edible things on our planet but we only actually eat about 500 of them, at the most? Our ancestors ate quite a larger range of foods than we do today, and many of …

PREPAREDNESS

13 Pioneering Skills That Have Been Use Everyday And That You Might Want To Learn

July 24th in Utah we celebrate Pioneer Day.  Pioneer Day is a state holiday commemorating the arrival of the first band of Mormon Pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley on July 24th, 1847.  So in honor of those great pioneers of the past, here are thirteen skills that were everyday …

PREPAREDNESS

Preparing For A Possible Terrorist Attack

How many of you actually prepare or even think about the possibility of a terrorist attack affecting you? For the most part all the years of me working at the ports and in what is considered a “foreign trade zone” that requires all these classes, background checks and government issued …

HOMESTEADING

The Best Way To Grow Bananas No Matter Where You Are

Bananas are a colorful, well-loved, widely enjoyed snack. They also are known for being a tropical food. If you’ve ever wished that you could grow your own bananas but are concerned that the climate where you live is just a bit too cold, then you’ll be happy to know that …

PREPAREDNESS

Any Prepper Knows That A Disaster Can Happen At Any Moment There It Is Survival Plan To Get Prepared For Disasters

Creating a realistic survival plan for disaster preparedness. Most importantly its wise to first prepare for the most likely disaster  first. Being a gulf coast resident its hurricanes for me. Once basic most likely preps are met you can advance your survival plan for the worst SHTF scenario you can think …

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15 Ways To Warm Your House On During Winter Learned From Our Grandparents

Staying warm was not always as simple as flipping a switch or nudging a thermostat. In the days of our ancestors, it also was not as easy as loading and starting a pellet stove. It involved even more than hauling firewood in from a dry shed and loading it into …

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God’s Dietary Laws: Why These Wonderful Animals Like Pigs, Crabs And Lobsters Are Bad For You

God’s dietary laws prohibit eating carnivorous animals. Just as God created clean animals for food and by-products that humans could use, he created unclean animals for other reasons. Carnivores are prey animals that help to control the populations of other animals. Such is the case with mountain lion and wolves who keep …

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Every Resource And Every Bit Of Knowledge Is All Part Of The Whole Puzzle And We All Must Play Our Part To Insure All Of The Pieces Fall Into Their Proper Place

Those that understand the mounting chaos around us know that something must be done, but what? Everyone knows they need to do something and want to do something, but what exactly is that something comprised of? Many people are now searching for that answer by talking to others and surfing …

HOMESTEADING

Top 15 Foods You Should Stockpile For Disaster

A good stockpile of food will go a long way toward helping you survive the aftermath of any disaster or life crisis, especially when grocery stores are emptied. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that there are people who are not preppers who nevertheless instinctively know to …