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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 50: June 23rd – June 29th 2019

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Hello, Pack. This week we actually had multiple days where it only rained briefly. The ground is still too soft to work in the garden and bale hay, but signs of improvement are at least on the horizon… maybe. Our dwarf banana plants and elderberry trees are coming along beautifully. The tomato plants are struggling a little bit, but growing…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 49: June 16th – June 22nd 2019

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Hey, Pack. It has been another busy, productive, and slightly muddy week here on our survival homestead. We have been tending to our garden primarily for the past several days. Our chicken, duck, and guinea flock is immensely enjoying the ultra spacious run on their new coop. Eggs are so much easier to get since there are small doors on…

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DIY, Recipes

How to DIY Powdered Milk at Home

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Although many folks don’t think it is possible, you can dehydrate milk at home without the need for extremely expensive equipment. Dehydrating dairy products is often thought of as too arduous of a task, but I haven’t found it difficult at all to successfully dehydrate sour cream, cottage cheese, cheese, and even milk in my under $100 dehydrator. To dehydrate…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 47: June 2nd – June 8th 2019

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Hello Pack. It has been a super productive and mostly sunny week here on our survival homestead. Our awesome new chicken, duck, and guinea coop is now finally complete. We turned two freebie rabbit hutches – after we removed the skeletal remains of the rabbits that had been it and thoroughly disinfected it. The young flock members we hatched and…

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Survival

How to Survive Fires and Wildfires like a Firefighter

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Have you thought about what you will do when you can’t call the fire department during a long-term disaster? If not, you are among a high percentage of preppers who have neglected to work this fire preparedness into their survival plan. As preppers, we know calling 911 will not be an option during a SHTF situation, so we plan to…

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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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