Prepping with pets: 27 Plants that are poisonous to dogs

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Most commercial pet foods are not only junk, they are actually not made out of FOOD. The same principles that apply to human nutrition applies to pets. It should be nutrient-dense, non-toxic and made with wholesome, clean ingredients. There are no pet food safety laws in the US and pet food manufacturers are not required to reveal what is actually in their products. And when you hear the truth, it’s horrifying and repulsive. Join me for this very enlightening conversation with Susan Thixton, founder of the web site http://thetruthaboutpetfood.com and learn what you need to know to keep your pets safe and healthy.
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Natural healing: Survival uses for coconut oil

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Coconut oil is a great versatile item to have in your survival stockpile. It can be used as a healthy alternative to other kinds of cooking oil and boasts several medicinal uses, such as relieving burns and bug bites. (h/t to PrepSchoolDaily.Blogspot.com) Continue reading

Prepper recipes: How to make survival energy bars

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Before SHTF, preppers know that they need to stock up on survival rations so they can keep their energy up when disaster strikes. But not all energy bars are good for you, especially if they’re full of added sugar and harmful chemicals like high-fructose corn syrup. Continue reading

Learn how to make milk thistle extract-the all-purpose remedy for preppers

Milk thistle is an herb that offers some benefits, such as promoting liver and heart health. While others consider the plant an invasive weed, preppers know that milk thistle is useful when turned into a potent extract. (h/t to SurvivalSullivan.com) Continue reading

Essential homesteading skills for self-sufficiency

Essential homesteading skills for self-sufficiency

Homesteading requires diverse skills to truly become self-sufficient. You need to produce your own food, create and mend your clothing, till the land yourself and protect yourself from invading animals or thieves.

For those looking to get into homesteading, here are some of the essential homesteading skills that you will need to learn. (h/t to HomesteadAdvisor.com) Continue reading

Survival medicine: How to make tinctures for your SHTF first aid kit

Survival medicine: How to make tinctures for your SHTF first aid kit

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Tips for long term grain storage

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Home gardening tips: Boost garden yields with double digging

Many people have taken up gardening both as a hobby and a way of sustaining their food supply. If you have a wide enough backyard, there are plenty of crops you can grow. Those who are living in packed cities, however, have done away with row gardening because of lack of space and opted for container gardening. Continue reading

Home gardening tips: For how long can you store vegetable seeds?

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Home gardening basics: 24 Plants to grow in a bucket garden

Bucket gardening is popular among urban preppers because it allows you to grow assorted herbs and vegetables even if you live in a small apartment. Also known as container gardening, this method is a great way to start your own garden if you’re a beginner who doesn’t want to feel overwhelmed with a full-sized backyard garden. (h/t to UrbanSurvivalSite.com) Continue reading

Survival medicine: Relieve dry skin with this red clover salve

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