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Why and How You Should Be Stockpiling Clothes

Why and How You Should Be Stockpiling Clothes

In any kind of SHTF situation, clothes are important. You may only need a few sets of clothing just to survive. However, in an economic downturn or inflation economy, you might want to think about clothing in a different way.  Stocking up on clothing will be important, especially if you are unsure if money will be tight or will need to be allocated to a different category in your budget. If you build up enough inventory for clothing, you may…

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Choices

Choices

You make choices every day. It has been guessed that an average person will make 2500-3200 choices in a single day. That seems like a lot. However, it makes sense. You are consciously and unconsciously making choices every minute of your day. Even if you don’t believe so, you are still making choices.  Even though you may be on autopilot right now, you are still making choices. You may have routines in place to don’t need to think, but those…

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The Dirty Truth About How To Start Homesteading is available for sale!

The Dirty Truth About How To Start Homesteading is available for sale!

  Have you wondered why you should get started homesteading and being independent? I went on that journey myself over the last fourteen years and I have learned quite a few things. I put all those things together and wrote a book!  I truly believe in these uncertain times of food shortages and global insecurities that the best thing you can do is being self-sufficient. However, to be self-sufficient, you must take control of your food supply and learn new…

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Winter Preparedness: Getting Ready For Snowstorms and Blizzards

Winter Preparedness: Getting Ready For Snowstorms and Blizzards

I have lived in the Midwest all my life. Snow, snowstorms, ice storms, and blizzards are just a part of life. In fact, you can get a bit immune to them. You know almost exactly when the school is going to let out early or call it for the day. With the great advances in technology, you know when the storms are going to hit which gives us ample time to get ready.  Some storms are definitely worse than others….

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How to Work From Home During A Lockdown

How to Work From Home During A Lockdown

When the coronavirus pandemic happened, one of the things people were not prepared for was to work from home. A fair amount of people did end up working from home. Many people are still working from home and companies are finding out this is a better solution for everyone. This is one area of preparedness that I think very few people give any thought to but needs to be addressed because in most situations you will be doing some kind…

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How To Prepare For A Second Lockdown At Home

How To Prepare For A Second Lockdown At Home

In the last week, the media has been reporting the certainty of another lockdown occurring in the next 3-4 months. While we may want to call foul and stomp our feet, this is certainly not the time to be unprepared for the possibility. While news reports have been calling for at least 4-6 weeks of lockdown with a possibility of it lasting longer, we can start (if you haven’t already) preparing for this possibility. We don’t know how locked down…

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