Stockpiling

Wait! Don’t Throw These 11 Things Away…

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As a homesteader or prepper, it’s important to recognize the value in trash. What’s that saying—one man’s trash is another man’s juice jug? Something like that. There are several crucial household items that often—out of laziness or lack of ingenuity—end up in the trash can. While this habit contributes to …

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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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50 Bartering Items for Post SHTF

Once the SHTF, you will realize there are things you need that you don’t have on hand. Paper money may not hold any value at this time. Rather, you need to have items or skills on hand that you can use to barter with others for your essentials. Even those …

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Survival Uses for Alcohol: Vodka, Whiskey, and Rum

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When writing articles about potential survival situations like SHTF or TEOTWAWKI, we need to consider the many uses of the items we will have on hand. So many things have a multitude of uses. It’s a good idea to get acquainted with them, so we can prep our stockpile accordingly. …

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Seed Storage for Survival

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When I purchased my first house, I could not wait to start planting.  I was about 26 years old and bought a small, three bedroom on a small lot.  There was no landscaping, and with an agronomic background I started planning right away.  I added a bed with shrubs and …

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