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How to Survive a Flood

This spring / beginning of summer has brought torrential rainfalls in the plains states down to the gulf coast of Texas and Louisiana. Along with such serious rainfall comes flooding. And there is a lot of flooding – and flash flooding – happening in this region. Millions of dollars of property damage is occurring due […]

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Easy DIY Junk Mail Fire Logs …

My wife is great at forwarding me useful tips and information related to prepping, survivalism, and homesteading. This morning she sent me this video of an extremely easy way to make DIY paper logs out of your junk mail. These can be used for heating your home in a fireplace or wood stove. Broken or […]

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Winter Is Coming, Don’t Get Caught In The Cold

This year has seen some early winter weather that in some parts of the country has been fairly severe. Winter storm Atlas already moved through Wyoming, South Dakota and a few neighboring states. In some areas it dumped over 2 feet of snow on unprepared people. I was surprised when I saw the reports on […]

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Cabin Project Update

Growing up learning about remodeling and construction was definitely a great advantage for me when I started the cabin project. Now that it’s nearing completion I’m starting to look back at the milestones and achievements. But it sure hasn’t been all sugar and spice. There have been a few hiccups here and there. Especially realizing […]

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