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Five Essential Knots

Five Knots Everyone Should Know

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Can you tie these five knots? There may come a time when you have to secure something with a length of rope. Which knot should you use? There are literally hundreds of different kinds of knots and some are better for the job than others. At myfamilysurvivalplan.com it states that there are five knots that every […]

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How to Build a Shipping Container Cabin

Shipping containers are being used all over the world as an alternative way to build a structure, in this case a home.  Could you live in a shipping container if it turned out like this one?  Take a look at this comprehensive 17 step process and let us know. Disclaimer: I am not a professional […]

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DIY: Kid Wash Water Activity

With summer comes the potential for kids & parents alike to get stir-crazy…so here’s a fun project that will keep the munchkins entertained, especially if they can play with WATER! Now, be sure it’s not too hot outside. Just because they’ll be playing in water, sunburns come easy & adequate hydration is always important. Click […]

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Lockpicking: A Unique Skill to Have

I’ve never been one to pick locks…at least neither publicly nor sophisticated. In reality, it’s not terribly difficult to understand the basics & the challenges that various mechanisms present can be amusing. Now, before you go trying to pick your way into a vault, remember it needs to be yours. Someone who makes it look […]

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Featured: Propane Primer by Backdoor Survival

Backdoor Survival (run by our friend Gaye) has produced a great article on Integrating Propane Into Your Prepping Strategy. The article was written by her technical consultant Chris Newman. I found it informative & a definite read for anyone with our kind-of-mindset…be ready just-in-case! Here’s an excerpt: What is Propane? Propane is a gaseous byproduct […]

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