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Opinion

Memorial Day 2019

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Memorial Day weekend is finally upon us. The unofficial start to summer is always filled with BBQs, gatherings of family and friends, adult beverages, and outdoor fun. While all of that is fine, “Decoration Day” as my grandmother always called it, should be about so much more than frollicking in the sun. It has to be, if our republic has…

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DIY, Survival

Here’s My Chicken Coop [PHOTOS]

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Chickens are a staple on nearly every survival homestead. You don’t have to live in a rural area (although every prepper should) to keep meat and egg birds as part of your food security survival plan. Self-reliant folks who live in a small town or even the suburbs can keep chickens or ducks – as long as you build the…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 44: May 12th – May 17th 2019

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Hello Pack. The weather has alternated between gloriously sunny and in the 70s to rain and dreary damp conditions this week. We are still dealing with a septic tank and leach bed issue. All of the rain we got over the course of several days turned the ditches dug with the old backhoe into nasty lagoons. My faithful companion, Jovie,…

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Recipes

How to Cook A Whole Meal In A Smoker

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It is not only possible to smoke an entire meal, it is easy and delicious too. I had extremely minimal experience with smoking until the day I got it into my head I would make the entire meal in our smoker to feed the 40 people coming over for a gathering. Prep Time The prep time to make two pork…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 41: Apr 21st – Apr 27th 2019

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Hey Pack, I hope you are all having great spring weather and getting tons of gardening and other outdoor preps done too. Being spring, we have been busy with numerous livestock births, both on our own survival retreat, and helping out members of our tribe. I hatched ducks for the very first time this year. Duck eggs are notoriously difficult…

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Survival

How to Reload Ammo Step by Step

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Disclaimer: neither the author nor www.thesurvivalistblog.net shall be held liable for the injuries and other side effects resulting from applying the advice in this article. This article is for information purposes only. Reloading ammunition is a great way to save money on rounds now, when resupply is possible. Learning or honing this valuable survival skill could likely save your life…

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