Tom Toline

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How to Make Pemmican: A Step-By-Step Guide

What is Pemmican? Pemmican is basically an energy bar made out of shredded jerky, dried fruit, and fat. These have been made historically by Native …

Nutrition

When There Is No Doctor: 7 Natural Antibiotics to Use When Medicines are Not Available

After the SHTF, there are going to be many challenges. Our generation has been rather spoiled with easy access to clean water and modern medicines …

Super Bug

8 Great Ways to Cook Off-Grid Without Power

So you are storing extra food for times of emergency, right? Unless you have all canned goods or MRE’s, that food will need to be cooked. Even canned …

Off-grid

Planning is the key to surviving in a compound after SHTF hits: Water storage and self-sufficient garden

It is scary how dependent we are on our food system for survival.<p>Not only do we rely on global weather conditions being just right for growing food, …

Gardening

32 Long-Forgotten Medicinal Cures That Your Ancestors Used To Heal Any Ailment

When it comes to herbal remedies, we can only speculate about our ancestors’ behaviour, but clues and common sense tell us that they did, in fact, …

Immune System

Low Tech Methods To Protect Your Home And Property with Early Warning Systems

In a real emergency, it doesn’t matter whether you are bugging in or out, you may need to be warned of intruders. Today many of us sit at home with …

Preparing For the Future By Learning From the Past

As preppers we are always trying to figure out the perfect combination of living simply, while taking advantage of today’s technology. There is quite …

How To Survive Without The Pharmacy: The Simplest Way to Utilize Oils as a Storage Option With Other Medical Supplies

For the person who is concerned about long-term survival scenarios, a hard reality is that stored pharmaceuticals will run out over time. This leaves …

Preserving Meat In The Old-Fashioned Way: 9 Tips To Smoking Meat Anyone Should Know

Oh the delicious flavor of smoked ribs, brisket, or even fish and seafood…<p>It’s a distinctive flavor, but varies significantly based on your methods. …

The post Life After SHTF: There Would be a Significant Loss of Lives, Followed by Widespread Shock and Panic

What would be the results of an SHTF event? There would be a significant loss of lives, followed by widespread shock and panic. Supplies and services …

10 Things Your Grandfather Was Doing By The Time He Was Your Age

Every time Grandpa starts talking about the “good old days” you smile politely while thumbing through Twitter on your iPhone. After all, what was so …

Top Ten Defensive Shooting Tips That Could Save Your Life When SHTF

Owning a gun is one thing, but knowing how to wield it is something else entirely. If you don’t know how to properly use your firearm in a …

6 Survival Items To Hoard When You’re 60

Prepping for when SHTF gets a bit more complicated as you get older, especially if you have medical issues. There are some things that you really …

Homesteading: The Old and New, Then and Now

There is a lot of talk about homesteading among those who are prepping to live long after there is a major economic collapse or some other terrible …