Bethany Hayes

Bethany Hayes
Bethany Hayes is a mother of three kids who has a small, suburban homestead. When she isn’t homeschooling or gardening, she might be focusing on building up their homestead or preserving the harvest.

7 Crucial Things to Your Pet’s Survival

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A majority of Americans own at least one pet. Our pets are valuable and loved members of our families. However, we often forget about them while we are making our SHTF scenarios. Pets still need to eat, drink and take their regular medications. If you are a pet owner, taking …

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Year-Long Guide to Stockpiling

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Building a stockpile is one of the main goals of a prepper. You want to have a stockpile created to last through an emergency scenario. That scenario might be a job loss or something catastrophic, such as an EMP. No matter the situation, a stockpile still has the same goal …

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The19 Biggest Stockpiling Mistakes

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Stockpiling is a top method for preparing for natural disasters or other SHTF scenarios. Preparing for a future job loss might encourage you to build a large stockpile. A stockpile allows you to provide for your family for an extended period. However, stockpiling also comes with common mistakes that you …

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22 Things to Stockpile for the Next Snowstorm

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Winter is on its way, and a majority of the United States will face at least a snowstorm or two. Massive winter storms aren’t uncommon; being prepared should be your goal. The worst time to prepare and stockpile for the next snowstorm is as it approaches. All of the shoppers …

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The Dos and Don’ts of Grey Water

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Recycling water is just as possible as recycling plastic bottles. You might not realize that some of the water you use on a regular basis is considered grey water. There are ways you can safely reuse grey water, especially in a survival scenario or once an SHTF situation calms down. …

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7 Ways to Keep Your Soil Fertile

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The fertility of your land doesn’t remain constant, especially if you deplete the soil by growing vegetables and fruit. Just like anything else, your land must be nourished and properly cared for to continue growing food to supply your family. Keeping your land fertile first requires that you used that …

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15 Things to Stockpile for the Next Earthquake

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An earthquake is a scary experience. While mild earthquakes typically don’t do too much damage, severe earthquakes can cause structural damage to your property. They can also knock down infrastructure and eliminate power from your neighbors. If you want to prepare specifically for a blackout, take a look at these …

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16 Things to Stockpile for the Next Blackout

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Major blackouts are more common now than ever before. Most of us have experienced a blackout for a few hours. A blackout is a power outage that can range from a few hours to months. They might happen because of a major storm, a hurricane, a transformer blowing, or other …

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