Category Archives for "Prep & Homestead"

Are You Ready to Start Prepping

You want to lower your stress levels, simplify your life and be healthier? You enjoy the weekends at the cabin but want more of that? It is true that people who are prepared and self-reliant are calmer than those who fret and worry daily about what might happen. Many people get tired of the rat […]

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Are You Ready to Bug Out?

Explosions. Fires. Thousands of vehicles fleeing a burning city. Are you ready to evacuate your home quickly and effectively if – or when – the need arises? When I first began writing and talking about preparedness, it was considered a joke by most people. Eyes glazed over when I mentioned long term survival situations, the […]

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Why I Love Homesteading (And You Should Too)

Modern-day homesteading is a conscious decision to live in the most self-sufficient way possible with the resources we have available. Unlike our ancestors who didn’t have access to the ease of modern conveniences, many homesteaders are choosing to live the lifestyle for its numerous benefits to body, mind, soul, and the earth itself. This is […]

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When The Power Goes Out

The possibility of power outages, both short and long-term, is very real. Not only are they caused by weather and ordinary problems, but the threat of long-term power outages caused by terrorist action are increasingly likely.

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Grid Down? The Reality At Our House

What would life be like in a grid-down scenario? What would it be like at our house if we woke up the morning the power went out for good? Noise from the children wakes me. There was a time when I needed an alarm, but not now. I haven’t had an alarm, or even a […]

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