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Toolkit or Multitool?

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You want to be prepared to carry everything you think you’ll need in an emergency (or to just be prepared). That said, you surely don’t want to carry a 30-pound toolbox with you. You could just carry a multi-tool and be done with it. But why not carry both; a small toolkit AND a multi-tool? They’re both going to have to be small and light enough to pack around. Does this sound silly? Should you carry a toolkit or just a multitool? It depends on where you are and what you’re doing, deciding to carry a multi-tool and/or a tool […]

Homestead like the Amish

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The Amish people have been living off grid as Homesteaders for hundreds of years. Some Amish do use modern technology but most still live off the land, make their own tools and supplies, and are wary of the encroaching effects of modern society on life on the Homestead. Here from are some great insights into how the Amish Homestead and how you can use some of their ideas to create or maintain a Homestead lifestyle. This excerpt was published at Offthegridnews where you can read more in detail. How to Homestead like the Amish Enhancing Your Skillset Although there is […]

Survival tips from the US Army

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The US Army has for years, served as a guide for many people in survival situations. They have cataloged almost every kind of situation a person might happen to encounter. It is for this reason that following their advice would save you tremendous time and effort, and may even save your life in your own survival experience. The Army has produced a number of manuals about survival but most of what they teach is based entirely on the keyword SURVIVAL. The letters in this word can help guide you in your actions in any survival situation. Whenever faced with a survival situation, […]

Your Homestead budget

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Money is one of the most important things to consider on the Homestead. And budgeting is how you manage money. If you don’t have a budget you might as well throw your money into the wind; that’s often where it goes when you don’t manage it. A good, well planned budget will direct where your money goes and will take control over your money for you. You decide what’s in the budget and let your budget go to work for you. If your budget says you can spend money on something, then you can. If your budget says you can’t […]

A simple solar solution

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Solar power concerns some people. It’s too expensive. It’s such a big project. It’s complicated. But do you know there is a simple solar solution? You can get into solar and have it running your energy system in just a few hours. You don’t need fancy or expensive equipment. This is really a great option. With the improvements in technology today and as the industry moves toward making solar very accessible, a portable solar system may be just what you need to get started. Here is a great review from our friends at Purelivingforlife where you can read more in […]