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Defending The Homestead When SHTF: 5 Immediate Steps You Need to Take

Among all the concerns foremost in the minds of prepsteaders (preppers and homesteaders), defending the homestead has to rank among the top 3, right up there with providing shelter and growing food. But just how good are your defense preparations? If (or when) the unthinkable finally happens, have you done everything you should to protect …

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7 Basic Homesteading Skills You Need to Know

Running a homestead without basic homesteading skills is like starting a marathon without a single day’s training. It rarely ends well. If you’re relatively new to homesteading, lack of certain skills could turn your homesteading dream into a homesteading nightmare. There are lots of skills you’ll need to learn, but what if, for starters, you …

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Ready to plant your garden?

Preparing To Plant Your Garden In 10 Simple, Effortless Steps

The idea of preparing to plant your garden may be a stretch if you still see snow flakes outside your window, but we promise you, that time is just around the corner! Once warmer temps get a bit closer, our focus as prepsteaders (preppers and homesteaders) inevitably turn to gardening. But before you put the …

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The next food shortage is coming.

The Next Food Shortage: 5 Awesome Ways To Protect Your Family Now

Few things are as scary as a food shortage. Just in the past year or so, we’ve seen nationwide supply chain shortages cause mild panics as critical foods became harder and harder to find.    Adding to the problem were labor shortages caused by COVID closures. Drivers needed to bring food supplies from fields to …

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Improve your plan by asking what if

“What If”– A Prepsteader’s 2 Most Powerful Words

Recently a number of people have asked us if they really need a disaster “what if” plan. Both preppers and homesteaders alike sometimes think, if they have enough essential supplies in place, they’re well prepared enough to endure whatever the future brings. Whatever happens, they feel ready for it. Unfortunately, in many disasters, it’s the …

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Preppers Vs Homesteaders: Discover 5 Ways They Make Each Other Better

First and foremost, we’ve always thought of ourselves as preppers. So when , from time to time, friends would compare preppers vs homesteaders, we always sided with the prepper way of life. But lately, we’ve been learning more and more about the homesteader side of things. It’s made us step back and look at this …

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9 Powerful, All-Natural Remedies That Heal Wounds Faster

What happens should you or a loved one be injured or wounded? What can you do to not just heal wounds, but to heal wounds faster–especially when medical or pharmacy services are not immediately available? Fortunately, nature has provided some excellent solutions. In this disaster preparedness article, we describe 9 highly effective all-natural remedies known …

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