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Homemade Ethanol

By James A. / February 14, 2020

Making ethanol gas at home is very possible and very easy. Ethanol is used to fuel vehicles, power tools, and pretty much anything with a gas powered motor. Making your own ethanol can save you a lot of money on your regular fuel bill, and it’s very easy to do, so why not?  The first, […]

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The Expert Prepper’s Fire Starting Tips and Tricks

By Emma C / July 23, 2018

The ability to start a fire is very important when you’re camping outdoors. You need fire to cook, stay warm, and even keep animals at bay. Trying to start a fire from scratch outdoors is a Herculean task and if you do not know how to do it, you’ll probably never succeed. In this article, […]

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Fighting Off Starvation When The Lights Go Out

By Emma C / April 18, 2018

When the grid goes down, you’re going to realize that virtually all the food you eat is already cooked. Of course you know that you have to cook your meat, poultry, fish, etc., but most of the things we consider to be outside of the need-to-be-cooked category have been cooked, just not by you. So […]

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All My Prepping Has Been a Waste of Time and Money

By Andrew J. / September 28, 2017

I just got off the phone with my friend Lynn, from Indialantic, FL, and what he had to tell me has changed my prepping ideas forever. I’m convinced that almost everything I’ve done for the last 10 years has been a waste of time and money. Let me explain why. Lynn is a methodical planner […]

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The City Dweller’s Guide to Getting the Most From a Wood Stove

By Emma C / February 12, 2016

In these days of heating systems and electric fireplaces it can be hard to imagine living any other way. The method I am about to explain to you is one some of us may (or may not) remember from our childhoods, but nonetheless remains a pretty basic and efficient way of heating your home. The […]