There were 5, but we lost one.  The other 4 seem to be doing well.  They all have fur now and though they still mostly stay in their little huddle, yesterday one ventured from the pack and started ‘hopping’ around the room. They’re actually a lot smaller than the appear in this picture.  Next time,… [Continue Reading]

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Back in December, our New Zealand Doe gave birth to a new baby rabbit.  Daddy is an American buck. Both parents are all white.  The buck’s eyes are blue and the doe’s eyes are red.  The baby’s eyes are red.  Here’s to hoping it gets as big as Momma.   We have a 3 bedroom… [Continue Reading]

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 The Pioneering Parents Survivalist New Year’s Resolutions List… Prepping & Preparedness For The Whole Family Most preppers and survivalists know that successful preparedness and survival comes down to planning and organization. Personally, I like organization and I don’t function well without it, but I don’t live alone anymore. Having two small boys, and a rather… [Continue Reading]

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  How to Teach Your Kids about Fish Farming and Sustainable Seafood You already know how important it is to source sustainably harvested seafood and to avoid purchasing fish that has been farmed using unhealthy and unethical practices. However, these concepts can be a bit tough to teach to young children as they require an… [Continue Reading]

The holidays can test even the most committed survivalists wide range of skills.  From the financial survival skills to the battle over every toy the kids see on tv, all the way to surviving the out-0f-town guests and cooking and cleaning that comes with them. For us, it’s finding the right presents, at the right… [Continue Reading]

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Teaching Your Kids About Investing- Food Insurance

Teach Your Kids a Thing or Two About Investing  Investing is a means of survival. When you invest money in stocks, bond, or a savings account, you are investing for your future. You are investing in the guarantee that you will have money available in the event you get hurt and can’t work, become unemployed, […]

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Teaching Your Kids About Investing- Food Insurance

Teach Your Kids a Thing or Two About Investing  Investing is a means of survival. When you invest money in stocks, bond, or a savings account, you are investing for your future. You are investing in the guarantee that you will have money available in the event you get hurt and can’t work, become unemployed, […]

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A new litter of baby bunny rabbits

There were 5, but we lost one.  The other 4 seem to be doing well.  They all have fur now and though they still mostly stay in their little huddle, yesterday one ventured from the pack and started ‘hopping’ around the room.

They’re actually a lot smaller than the appear in this picture.  Next time, I’ll try to find something I can use for scale.

 

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Mommy and Daddy are doing just fine, but we do need to separate them as quickly as possible.

The rabbitat is almost finished.  We need to get the hardware cloth and some roofing material and that will be ready.  Mommy and babies in one side, and Daddy in the other side.

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Journey to the Off the Grid Life

Journey to the Off the Grid Life By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Deb_Hinter]Deb Hinter Making the choice to live off the grid and in the bush is a life changing decision. Many things led us to it. For Ross, it was a natural choice birthed from his love of the bush, the workshops he taught on bush craft and […]

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Teaching Kids To Fish Day

A Plan To Teach Our Kids To Fish Author: Danielle "Dani" Schaeffer I've been fishing the saltwater Gulf of Mexico since I was 10 years old, always from a boat, whether it was my parent's boat when I was a kid, or my own boat as an adult. My dad started teaching me to fish […]