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Food and Water Preps

Food and Water Preps: Burdock

How to use Burdock (Arctium lappa) as a food source. The Author: Pioneerthinking.com - Ingredients for a Simple Life. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest to stay updated on our newest inspiring articles....
Emergency Preparedness

The Top 5 Simple Things You Can Do to Be Ready for Anything

Feeling overwhelmed, stressed-out and way too busy to prepare yourself and your family for short or long-term emergencies? If you really want to be prepared for whatever disaster comes your way but don't know where or how to get started these simple tips can help you end your procrastination and make progress on your emergency planning so that no matter what happens, whether it's a surprise presentation or a tornado, you'll be confident, relaxed and ready.
Food & Water Preps

Food & Water Preps: Water Supply

In emergency situations, everyone should have a reliable safe water supply for a minimum of three days. more  self sufficiency topics: Simple Guide For Water in Emergency Preparation http://pioneerthinking.com/homesteading/self-sufficiency
Water in Emergency Preparation

Simple Guide For Water in Emergency Preparation

To survive a disaster you must make provisions. This involves packaging everything on the prepper's inventory list as soon as possible. Among the items you'll need in your survival kit is a proven method...
Rain Barrel

Is it Safe to Drink Water from Rain Barrels?

Is the water collected by rain barrels are safe to drink? Can they be used to dispense beverages such as iced tea or lemonade? These questions are always been asked by several rain barrel...
Old Fashioned Skills

Those Old Fashioned Skills Could Save Your Life

Our grandparents and great-grandparents, all the way back, had skills and knowledge that enabled them to survive during a time that most people, now a days, would rather die than go back to. Here’s a brief reminder of some of those old fashioned skills that contributed to our own existence.
Self Sufficiency

Live Off Your Land

Fifteen Steps You Can Take to Get Out of the Cubicle and Onto Self-Reliance Want to live off your land? More people are pursuing a lifestyle of self-reliance, depending upon themselves for their food and...