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Teresa Fikes

Teresa Fikes
My name is Teresa Fikes. I am a Homesteader, survivalist, prepper, historian, and writer plus much more all in one package deal. I was raised on a small family farm were I was taught at an early age to survive off the land without the help of modern conveniences. I am a writer by profession and a Homesteader by Blood, Sweat, and Tears.

Could You Lose Your Land To The Government?

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When all is said and done and you’ve prepped your homestead to the best of your abilities, your worries are supposed to relate to keeping yourself and your family safe, as well as maintaining food, water and resources through various methods described in this website. What you shouldn’t have to …

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DIY Survival Hot Tub with Rain Water

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We’re going to get luxurious this time, survival with flare, if you will. While not a necessity, who wouldn’t admire soaking in a hot tub without wasting valuable spring water storage? We’re going to cover how to assemble your rainwater harvester, and hook it up to pump into a hot …

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Equipping Your Tractor for SHTF

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We’re talking worst-case scenarios here. You’ll need to find a way around potentially hazardous terrain safely, and as you can imagine, that’s no easy task. Even if two opposing preppers are reading this post and come to blows one day, you’ll still be protected. For survival in the field and …

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How to Prepare for A Food Crisis

There is a difference between ensuring that your family has enough food for rough times and preparing for a food crisis in case TSHTF. Having a backup plan in case of an emergency is extremely important, especially if there is a food crisis. Although you are probably not a novice …

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Water Bath Canning 101

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Canning is simply a step after the preparation and cooking of a meal. It’s a method that is able to use heat to store food in a closed glass jar to remove the air from the jar, creating a sealant. There are two main forms of canning: pressure canning and …

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Waterproof Your Basement or Root Cellar

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When it comes to having a home with a basement or a root cellar, you then have untapped space that can be used in order to store your growing stockpile. In this article, you’re going to learn how to ensure that none of your supplies will get destroyed by dampness …

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How to DIY Compost and Compost Bins

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If you thought about buying bins for your composts from Amazon or any other place, you probably wondered if you can make your own. why spend $50 to $100 on something that looks nice and takes away the pleasure of making it yourself? In this article, we’ll tell you two things: #1. How …

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