Posts by JeremyM

Off Grid Oven: How to Turn A Cardboard Box into an Oven

This neat little project is about making a makeshift oven using a cardboard box, aluminum foil and other simple items. The finished product is an oven that functions just like your kitchen oven – but without the electricity. Shared from: Safely Gathered In You need: 1 cardboard box (for this method, it needs to have…

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10 Essential Reusable Items You Need To Stock Up On

It’s a good idea to stock up on disposables, like rolls of tissue paper and stacks of diapers for infants, but in a long term survival scenario, having reusable alternatives to these daily items is a much better idea. Not only are washables longer lasting, they also cost lesser to include in your preps. The…

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How To Build A Survival Tool Box

When preparing for a major crisis or SHTF scenario, people usually store food, water, and weapons – the obvious necessities – and they often overlook some other tools are also important. You also need tools such as screw drivers, hammer, and wrenches to repair things when they stop working. How are you going to repair…

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9 Amazing Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide When SHTF

Hydrogen peroxide or H2O2 is the only germicidal agent composed of water and oxygen only. This chemical compound kills disease organisms through oxidation. This chemical compound is also considered as the world’s safest, all natural sanitizer. Hydrogen peroxide will break down into oxygen and water when it reacts with organic matter. Bird Mites Infections According…

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5 Veggies To Plant Once And Enjoy Forever!

Growing a garden is one of the best ways to ensure food security when SHTF. Choosing heirloom or non-hybrid varieties of vegetables and fruits will enable you to save seeds so you can replant your garden each year. Some plants however can be planted once and they will come back year after year, without the…

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8 Critical Survival Uses of Cigarettes

Cigarettes are one of the main causes of death. More than 480, 000 people are dying because of cigarettes. They contribute to a lot of serious health problems and chronic illnesses such as cancer, diabetes, diminished immune function, emphysema, heart disease, and reproductive issues. But cigarettes can be used in survival situations and they can…

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7 Off-grid Projects for Survivalists

Going partially or totally off grid is very doable. There are advantages to not relying too much or completely on commercial electricity; one of which is you save money on bills. Another of course is, it prepares you better in case the grid collapses due to a disaster or other reasons. The following are DIY…

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How To Make A Fishing Hook The Old Fashioned Way

I’ve shared an article before about how to make a fishing hook using thorns. In this post, I’m sharing another tutorial, this one via hedgehogleatherworks.com. It shows a different way to fashion a fishing hook in the style of the primitive people. Materials Making a primitive fishing hook is easy, and you will need natural…

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How To Make Your Own Toothpaste

Proper hygiene is still important when SHTF. There are some items for hygienic purposes that you can make at home in case your supplies are not enough or you run out of supplies in an emergency situation. One way of maintaining proper hygiene is brushing your teeth. Here are three different kinds of toothpaste that…

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Is This The Perfect House For Surviving When SHTF or What?

This cabin is situated deep within the Adirondack State Park in Upstate New York and it is built on top of a cold-war era missile silo. It could just be the perfect abode for surviving an apocalypse scenario… The above-ground home is 2,000 square feet. But if you use the keypad entry to the basement,…

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