Important Reasons To Go Off-grid

Reasons To Go Off-gridOff-grid living is a way of life without public utilities, such as energy, water and waste management. It is an independent way to live without all modern utilities and it promotes self-sufficiency for survival and independence. You’ve probably heard about many people going off grid, but do you know the reasons that made them go off-grid?

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The Immediate Impacts Of A Grid Down Event – Things You Should Know!

The immediate impacts of a grid down eventIt is no longer a secret that our government is preparing for a grid down event. Such event is currently one of the most probable crises that would impact every area of our lives. A power grid down event doesn’t mean the same thing as losing power for a few hours. There are many critical things that most people are not aware of.

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How To Live Without Refrigeration

How To Live Without RefrigerationThere are lots of reasons that could force us to live without refrigeration and this would create a lot of life changes. People will have a hard time preserving food without using a freezer. Many of them will stick to eating dry goods. If your fridge stops working due to a community-wide power outage, you might want to learn about alternatives methods to preserve your food.

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Civil War Household Tips Worth Knowing

Civil War Household Tips Worth KnowingThe United States civil war was a difficult time for our country and people back then didn’t have the luxuries we enjoy today. Even though times were harsh and they couldn’t run to the corner market to get simple things such as cough syrup, they had the knowledge to make their own. Some of their household tips deserve to be resurrected and passed on to the new generations.

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How To Build A Travel Bug Out Bag For Voyagers

How To Build A Travel Bug Out Bag For VoyagersI travel a lot and even though some of my work projects happen near my home state, others will take me abroad in unknown areas. If you are preparedness-minded and you happen to travel due to various reasons, you should consider building a travel bug out bag. One that complies with various federal and international restrictions.

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Potential Bug-Out Locations You Need To Know About

Potential Bug-Out Locations You Need To Know AboutIf disaster strikes and you need to bug out, to survive without facing the less desirable elements of society, you would need to have access to a vast tract of roadless land. As you will see from this article, in our country, many potential bug-out locations provide many thousands of acres of uninhabited wilderness.

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How To Make Country Wine

How To Make Country WineBack in the day on the homestead, my father spent little money on his winemaking and he learned how to make all of his wine from ingredients he obtained from his garden, yard, and even the woodlands. Making country wine is a lesson we learned from the pioneers and we shouldn’t forget about this legacy.

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Bartering After An Economic Collapse

Bartering After An Economic CollapseIt took just a few weeks for society to collapse after the stock market crashed. Bank accounts were frozen, cash was a rare sight and it was pretty much useless, stores were looted and home invasion was a daily reality. Only a few people can remember what happened during the Great Depression and for most of them, bartering was the only salvation.

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Surviving Week One Post-Disaster

Surviving Week One Post-DisasterBefore you end up bartering or growing a garden for survival, you must survive the first week on your own. If the power grid crashes, if an ice storm hits your area or if any other disaster will disrupt your normal living conditions, surviving week one post-disaster will become a challenge.

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Eight Tips for Homesteading Success

Eight Tips for Homesteading SuccessPeople end up back on the land for many reasons. Contrary to popular belief, homesteading requires a lot of hard work and passion. Many people think that today’s technology will make things a lot easier, and somehow you will not have to work hard if you decide to start on this path. While it has its place, technology is not all that it takes for homesteading success.   

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The Benefits And Challenges Of Living In A Tiny House

The Benefits And Challenges Of Living In A Tiny HouseMore and more people are choosing to leave everything behind and start a new life off-the grid. There is currently a tiny house movement and many families will downsize and learn how to live simply in small homes.

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How To Find And Use Soap Plants For 2019

How To Find And Use Soap PlantsAs functional members of our modern society, we are somehow accustomed to taking things for granted. We become dependent on stores and the items we buy. Soap is one of the many items that we take for granted. If stores stopped selling this article tomorrow, we would have no clue how to make do without it. Luckily for us, there are soap plants that we can use as a substitute when soap runs out.

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10 Preparedness Skills You Should Master For Self-sufficiency

10 Preparedness Skills You Should Master For Self-sufficiencyToday, in our modern society we are all some sort of specialists. While we are good at our jobs, we don’t invest energy in learning new things such as preparedness skills. There is a false feeling of knowledge that is spreading due to the information available in the online world. We think we know a lot about how the world is functioning, but in reality, we don’t know anything. Just because we can Google about how something works or how is made, that doesn’t mean we know how to act upon that information.

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