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Gauging How Much Daylight Is Left

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How To See How Much Daylight Is Left Without Using A Clock You are outside in the wilderness and the sun is getting low in the horizon. It is time to make a decision: do you keep going or should you stop to set up camp? Here is a simple tip that I found on Groovy Matter.com on […]

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How to Build a Shipping Container Cabin

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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

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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

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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

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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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