Do you remember the comedian Jeff Foxworthy’s famous line of jokes that started out with “you might be a Redneck if…?” His popular zingers that poked fun at rednecks everywhere made it cool to be one. Since the Foxworthy-coined phrase hit the airwaves, hundreds of labels quickly popped up to replace the word redneck: “you might be from Kentucky if” or “you might be a city slicker” and countless others.
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Various people use a variety of names to describe the highly reflective, featherweight, paper-thin sheet including Mylar, emergency
Most of the preppers that I know, myself included, like to revert to using products or items that have a
Wax can be used as a sealant for a variety of items and is a useful practical method many preppers use. One of the most common ways preppers use wax is to seal and protect a wheel or block of cheese.
Large pots, glass jars, fruit pectin, metal lids and screw rims are all part of the process for canning your
Call me a savvy consumer or a frugal prepper; it really does not matter to me. And I know I am not the only one who gets a kick out of finding alternative uses for an item, especially an inexpensive, commonly used item such as a paper coffee filter.
Turkey hunting is a great way to hone your hunting skills, and a great way for the rookie hunter to get started in his or her hunting career. In Part 1, we learned about turkey calls and where to find a mentor. In Part 2, we will take a look at several other key aspects needed to become a successful turkey hunter. So read on, learn more and then get outdoors.
They come in a variety of sizes. Some are heavy-duty construction grade while others barely strong enough to
The wild turkey is a symbol of success for conservation groups throughout the United States and Canada. Nearly 65 years ago, the wild turkey was teetering on the edge of extinction. However, with help from dedicated groups such as the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), national and state conservation groups, plus help from dedicated hunters, the return of the wild turkey is one of the biggest environmental success stories of our time.
Just like this year’s relenting winter weather, the end of this series “Winter Weather Hunting Safety Tips” is also coming to an end. In Part 1 we looked at the dangers caused from colder temperatures and the physical demands winter weather can put on your body. In Part 2 we examined the essential gear to take with you when hunting during the winter months. Now, in Part 3, we will take a look at some of the unexpected dangers you could encounter if hunting in extreme winter weather.
Typically thought of as the ugly duckling from the lily plant family, this common, yet often overlooked, succulent plant has dozens of uses. The amazing green gem known as the Aloe Vera plant produces beautiful yellow or orange tubular flowers in the summer months yet still remains a silent superstar of the plant world.
Hunting during the cold winter months can be exciting as well as productive. As we learned in Part 1 of this series on “Winter Weather Hunting Safety Tips,” one of big dangers is hypothermia. In Part 2, we take a closer look at some of essential survival gear you will want to take along to keep you safe in dangerous weather conditions.
Preppers will tell you they practice prepping as a way to be prepared for what the future may hold. Of course none of us really know what tomorrow or even the next hour will bring. So it is probably wise to plan ahead at least a little bit. It does not matter if you are the type that plans for the end of the world scenario or someone who just wants to have a few essentials on hand in case of an emergency; having a basic first aid kit assembled and within reach is a good idea.
Across much of the United States, hunting seasons for a variety of game species start in the fall and continue through the winter months. Hunting wild game during any season has its challenges: hunting during the often brutal and unforgiving weather of winter has its own set of unique challenges. Conditions can change in a matter of minutes during the winter months turning a casual hunting excursion into a survival situation.
Have you ever secretly wished you had the guts to ride shotgun with a band of unscrupulous characters or were wild enough to put on a corset and fish-net stockings as you anxiously await the return of your favorite cowboy after a long cattle drive? Chances are, if you ever strapped on a hip holster, then you probably have tried your hand at some fancy maneuvers with a pistol. Many of us are infatuated with the Old West, which might help explain why one of the fastest growing disciplines in the world of shooting is Single Action or Cowboy Action shooting.