PREPAREDNESS

Always Be Prepared To Deal With The Hardships And Overcome The Challenges

Never has this motto been more appropriate than it is today. With the number of natural and manmade disasters increasing, it is only prudent to always be aware of your surroundings and have the means to take care of yourself. In a disaster you may be on your own for …

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Does The FDA Intend To Return To Ban Organic Farming?

In its efforts to ensure the safety of food, the US government may actually be ignoring the real problem while shutting down small organic farms. So says the Cornucopia Institute, a Wisconsin-based farm policy research group which released a 16-page analysis accusing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of implementing …

PREPAREDNESS

Sooner Or Later Something Bad Will Happen: Here Are 6 Ways Famine Might Grip The U.S.

1. EMP – one nuclear bomb, detonated high in the ionosphere, can ruin your whole decade. Most of the U.S. could be without power for a very long time. Computers and anything using computer components would be burned out. It’s hard to say just how extensive the damage would be. Most …

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 …