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Medicinal Plant Map of the United StatesMedicinal Plant Map of the United States This is a 1932 map of medicinlal plants by Edwin Newcomb. This shows the medicinal plants in each state. Below is a clickable map that can be blown up by holding your CTRL and rolling your mousewheel forward. There is also a link that will take you to a cartography service to get an actual high quality map printed if you...

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100 Different Ways to Reuse Broken Household Items100 Different Ways to Reuse Broken Household Items On the contrary, there are many different projects that you can do with those broken items and create stunning décor for indoors and out, all from things that you may consider to be trash. We have collected a list of 100 different projects that call for those broken items or common household trash. Repurposing is...

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Disaster Prepardness in Annapolis Anne Arundel County Department of Inspections and Permits continues to highlight building safety throughout the month of May. This week’s theme “Bounce Back Faster from Disaster – Build to Code,” emphasizes the importance of preparing your family and home for natural disasters. Anne Arundel County is vulnerable...

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What a real life economic collapse looks likeWhat a real life economic collapse looks like I ran across this while in my internet travels. Pretty interesting read. Good site, worth checking out Did you ever think about what your life would be like if the stores were closed? I’m not talking about a post-apocalyptic Mad Max scenario or a winter storm that clears the shelves. I’m talking about a long-term...

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A vertical garden from a 50 gallon drumA vertical garden from a 50 gallon drum This set up will let you grow 50 plants in an areas 2ft x 2ft. These barrels are easy to find. Craigslist is generally filled with them. You would prefer food graid and you want to make sure this wasn't carrying anything toxic http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufEQ6ZljJBE&x-yt-cl http://www.half-pinthomestead.com/GardenBarrels.html

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MY MOTHER, THE ORIGINAL PREPPER

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Memories written by C. J. Gardner

My Mother, fell a few years ago and had multiple fractures in both hands! My sisters and I took turns staying with her through the ordeal. Every day I am amazed by her recovery and her fortitude over all the years. She …read more

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Underestimated Survival Skills That Will Save Your Life When the SHTF

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Whether you’re thinking about the basic skills that might be needed to deal with a sudden emergency in daily life or planning to survive the collapse of civilization, there are a number of talents that can be very handy when everything goes bad quickly. It’s easy to think that having …read more

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Summer heat is bad for you

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Summer Heat

Spending time on the beach is fun when the sun is shining, during summer season. However, summer heat is bad for you.
We support our statement with points noted below.

1. Heat exhaustion

Symptoms noted, in this case, are weakness, weak pulse, vomiting, fainting, cold or clammy skin and heavy sweating. Heat exhaustion …read more

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Five Freezer-Friendly Foods That Taste Good Despite Their Appearance

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You never know when you will need a cheap and easy meal that can be warmed quickly, and can be brought back to life almost immediately. Some foods just don’t freeze well, so here is a list of five dishes that do not look good after you put it in …read more

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Pandemic Survival Guidelines

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The way the modern global infrastructure works, we see contact with humans from all over the globe within a single day, which makes virus transmission extremely likely in normal circumstances. Combine this with the fact that antibiotics of incredible power being overused are forcing viruses and bacteria to evolve …read more

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Sustainability: A Prepper’s Lifestyle

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By Bobby Akart, Author and Founder of Freedom Preppers

Prepping is a mindset, a lifestyle. Like most aspects of your life, it comes down to making choices. First and foremost, you have to get your head in the right place. It requires that you block out …read more

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THE RELUCTANT PREPPER: One Woman’s Story

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By C. J. Gardner July, 2015

I don’t remember exactly when the “room” entered my night time thoughts. It wasn’t exactly a dream…just a grumbling voice in my head saying…”prepare”. Prepare for what, I wondered! I tried to turn over, ignore the message, and grasp the illusive sleep …read more

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Say Ahhhh

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The Missing Item for Your
Personal Medical Preparedness

Introducing the SayAhh! Sore Throat Home Exam Kit

Everyone eventually will get a sore throat….

The US will have up to one billion colds this year, most accompanied by a sore throat. Everyone is sooner or later called upon to observe their child, teenager, …read more

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Is Your Air Conditioner Making you Sick?

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While your air conditioning unit is keeping you cool in the summer, there are a few health risks you should be aware of. With constant use of your air conditioners, you can lead yourself to having health problems or exasperating the ones you already have.

By learning how to avoid those …read more

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Items For Your Survival Bag

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The latest SHTF bill, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), is working its way through Capitol Hill as we speak. If passed, this bill will ship millions more of American jobs overseas. As a fix-up, the idea for something known as Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) is also being fast …read more

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