Making Tea from Wild Plants

How to Make Tea from Wild Plants

There are a number of great tasting teas (that don’t come in little bags), that you can make yourself from plants that you may come across. During this guide, we are going to be looking at making tea with the following 6 plants: Birch Red Clover Ground Ivy Dandelions Nettles Pine Needles and Spruce Tip Before heading out to forage for supplies to make your next brew, I recommend that you invest in a good…

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Predicting Weather the Old Fashioned Way

Predicting Weather the Old Fashioned Way

We haven’t always been able to switch the TV or radio on to know what the weather holds for us that day. Even now that we can, it isn’t always reliable. There were times however, when people could predict the weather by simply looking at the sky, smelling the air, and looking for other signs that we are going to be looking at here. Look to the Skies It becomes easy habit nowadays to have…

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How to Choose a Tactical Pen

How to Choose a Tactical Pen

At its most basic, a tactical pen is a writing implement that can also be used as a defensive weapon. There are many on the market and no two are alike meaning it can be very confusing when it comes to purchasing one. They are usually small enough to fit inside your pockets although be aware that they may be confiscated at airports. Different countries have different laws and trying to get one through a…

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Suprising Uses of a Bandana

Surprising Uses of a Bandana

You will usually see many survival kit lists claiming that you should include a bandana, but why? During this post we are going to be looking at some of the reasons a bandana should be in everybody’s kit. Signal for Help A brightly coloured bandana can be used as a signal flag if you are ever in need of rescue. Attach it to the end of a long stick and wave it around in big…

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How to Prepare for a Power Outage

How to Prepare for a Power Outage

The world as we know it now and the lifestyles that we live all revolve around electricity. We have become so used to just flicking a switch to run all of our electronics, that we freak out when that stops. In most cases, power outages are short term but following a major crisis, it could be for the long term. This guide will cover some basic steps that you can take to better prepare yourself…

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