Multi Tools are They Worth Carrying?

For many years I have carried a multi tool. Years ago I started by carrying the first Leatherman that came out.  I found it useful and carried it for many years.  Later I encounter the Leatherman Wave and found that … Continue reading

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Keeping Deer Out of the Garden

Summer is rapidly approaching and it is time to plant our garden.  I have lived in this house since 1987 and last year for the first time, I had a problem with deer attacking my garden.  This year I expect … Continue reading

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Fish, Game and Sewage-Polluted Waters

Yesterday I received the following question regarding the blog I wrote on sewage-polluted waters.  If sewer water ends up in nearby lakes and ponds, would fish and game still be a reliable food source? This is a tough question, because … Continue reading

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Self Defense Against Home Invaders

Something that every prepper should be concerned about is self-defense.  Everyday it seems we read about home invasion robberies. In times of economic or other troubles, these could become even more common.  If you can legally own a firearm and … Continue reading

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The Problems of Building a Solar Shower

Back in Oct 2012 I wrote an article about the problems a friend of mine was having with his solar shower.   At that time we asked for some suggestion to fix his problem and received some very good ones.  … Continue reading

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Insect Repellants Like Permethrin for Preppers

Every year about this time, the ticks start to come out near where I live.  The deer ticks are fairly common and carry lime disease which can be quite nasty.  We are also starting to see mosquitoes that carry the … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Pancakes From Your Food Storage

Our grandson called the other day and wanted to spend the night. He loves french toast, pancakes or waffles, with bacon on the side. He loves his bacon very crispy. Since he called at the last minute, I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Taking Advantage of Other Peoples Knowledge.

  We all should be taking advantage of other peoples knowledge, but many of us miss one of the best sources of information on prepping. The other day I got into a conversation with an older gentleman, who is in … Continue reading

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Sewer Systems and the Problems They can Cause Preppers

As late as the early 1800 sewers systems in much of the world consisted of throwing the waste products out the window into the streets and hoping the rains washed them away.  Today (at least in this country) we have … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Cooking, the Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Well we have talked about Gluten Free Food and our diet, so what about pizza. It seems when people are on diets, they crave all the good greasy fatty stuff, or sweets. So I tried the cauliflower pizza crust my … Continue reading

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