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Extreme Couponing can be a Valuable Prepper Skill

Extreme Couponing
I know what your thinking! Preppers already have a bad rep in today's society. Don't you dare try to group us with those crazy coupon ladies. But hear me out. Let's think about how extreme couponing can really benefit your budget and your prepper pantry. Maybe you will change your perception of it. [...]

Vermiculture – Fish Candy and Garden Gold

Vermiculture
My pappaw used to make me bait my own hook when we went fishing. That was the rule. His pond, his poles, his fish. If I was old enough to go fishin', then I was old enough to bait my own hook. And I dreaded it. The baiting. I am not being silly, or sarcastic, or overdramatic when I tell you that I a [...]

Sourdough Bread – By Bread Alone…

Sourdough Bread
One of my goals is to reduce the amount of processed and mass produced foods my family eats. I’ve been setting things up on our little homestead with that in mind. And to a lesser degree, we’re producing the ingredients at home as well.  You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make much of the [...]

Ruger 10/22 Takedown Lite

Ruger 10/22 Takedown
For over 50 years, the Ruger 10/22 has been America's favorite .22 rifle. In 2012 Ruger first introduced the takedown version of this rifle, allowing the user to easily remove the barrel from the action of the rifle. Now Ruger has introduced the Ruger 10/22 Takedown Lite -- a slightly shorter rifle [...]

10 Tips To Improve Home Security

Improve Home Security
When it comes to home security, there's really no such thing as "enough." Most houses aren't built with security in mind. Builders put physical appearance and inexpensive construction at the top of their priority list. But you can do more. It's up to the homeowner to enhance security on their own. W [...]

Bugging Out: Transportation

Bugging Out: Transportation
Ideally we will find our place and have our homestead set up before the SHTF. If we do, we'll just bug in. That's a much simpler, more doable situation. But if we don't get moved to our new place in time, we'll need to have a bug-out plan for how to get there. Chances are good that an emergency that [...]

The Ultimate Sniper Rifle Link List

Ultimate Sniper Rifle Link List
When it comes to firearms, the sniper rifle is the ultimate game changer. Being able to reach out at long distances to take out important targets can change the morale of soldiers and the outcome of individual battles. The psychological impact of a really good sniper, can make aggressors too afraid [...]