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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Making Maple Syrup

How are you going fulfill your sweet tooth cravings once your sugar stash has ran out? (After SHTF, I mean.) Making your own syrup. Check out the link below. I have used this same basic method for years. Collect the syrup during the season and be sure to protect your tree once the tap is removed…

Making Maple Syrup

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Know Your Knots - Figure 8

Learning simple survival techniques may make the difference between life and death after SHTF. Here is a simple knot that is strong as heck. The more weight you put on the rope, the tighter this knot gets. It is called the “Figure 8” for obvious reasons. The illustration shows how to make this knot. This one is good for splicing two ropes together. Learn it, practice it, and love it.

Thursday, October 23, 2014


It is difficult to know what to prep. What foods are going to last you and what foods are going to give you the most bang for the buck. Let’s start with BEANS. Aside from making you very musical, it is also very good for you. I also Mylar Bag and Oxygen absorber these for long term storage. I have increased the use of beans due to the higher than normal Arsenic that has been detected in rice. Check out the protein and calories that you will get out of these delicious edibles…