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All About The Lifestyle of the Amish Community, Lessons Of Life

The Lifestyle of the Amish Community in Lancaster County Old Order Amish women and girls wear modest dresses made from solid-colored fabric with long sleeves and a full skirt (not shorter than half-way between knee and floor). These dresses are covered with a cape and apron and are fastened with straight …

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37 Things You Should Stock but Probably Aren’t

UPDATED:  67 Items! Every survivalist message board and prepper blog tells you to stock the same things; weapons, water, food basics, etc. So, I went looking for a list of things that you should be stocking, but probably aren’t. Everything on the list will make your life many times easier after …

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If Someone Brings The Battle to You, You Must Be Prepared, Both Mentally And Physically: How to Make Your House A Fortress

If a burglar, kidnapper, or home invasion robbing crew targeted your home, it would be good if your home were a hard target, like a castle for fortress of the ancient days, but the reasonableness of your security measures must take into account the likelihood and severity of the risks you might face. …

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6 Emergency Foods from Wild Plants

Many people start learning about wild foods from common field guides focused on the subject.  There are often plants mentioned as wild foods that are not abundant enough to supply much of a harvest (such as Spring Beauties, or Fairy Potatoes), not nutritionally rich enough to offer much to survival situations (such as …

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You Can Easily Survive This With A Little Preparedness: How to Survive 2 Weeks Without Electricity

2 weeks without electricity? How many times throughout our modern history have natural disasters damaged the electrical grid infrastructure of a region? Lots! While it’s not the normal circumstance, 2 weeks without electricity can certainly occur, and you can survive it. Let me say this though, today’s modern way of …

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Prepping Isn’t A Trend, It’s A Lifestyle: 7 Urban Survival Mistakes That Could Get You Killed

These are seven very common mistakes I see people make, that in my opinion, could be detrimental to your ability to survive. Just a warning, relying on Gear, Guns, and Ammo are all on the list….. 1. Bragging About Your Preps Sometimes this is hard to resist. You spend a lot …

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8 Lessons Learned From The Great Depression

The Great Depression of the late 1920s and 1930s was a reflection of high unemployment, staggering debt, and a collapsed stock market. The hardship that resulted has not been experienced by Americans since. Those at the time somehow lived through it, and will tell you lessons learned, including the following… …

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The Lost Ways: Long-Forgotten Secret That Helped Our Ancestors Survive Famines, Wars, Economic Crises, Diseases, Droughts

The Lost Way is the best survival program and has edited the book in an old-fashioned way. And its approaches are scientifically proven by Claude Davis. It will uncover a long and forgotten secret that helped our ancestors to survive famines, wars, financial crisis, disease, drought and whatever life threw …

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The EMP Situation Will Be One Of The Most Dangerous Catastrophes Of The Entire Planet: How to Survive An EMP Attack

All of our lives would be drastically impacted if either a man-made or natural EMP disaster happened.  It would not take weeks, or even months, to repair the power grid and all aspects of modern life, but years! If the vital piece of United States infrastructure goes down, we would …

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Our Ancestors Used These Plants Well For Medical Purposes, And You Need to Know How to Prepare Them too

There are many ways to use herbs and they’re easy to grow even if you live in a small apartment because they’re small enough to pose as house plants. A bonus is that they’re fragrant, pretty, and easy to take care of. They’re great to use fresh to season food, …

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