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Five Reasons You Need a Dog in Your Prepper Group

In Security by M.D. Creekmore2 Comments

A security dog is vital to a team, as unlike any security camera or device, which can be disabled and cut off, a security dog is a constant physical presence, that can sense threats and act in real-time. In the security sector, there are currently over 5,000 dogs in service, here are 5 of the reasons why so many companies choose to include a dog on their security team.

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Saturday Prep: Canned Fruit and DVD’s

In Prep Week by M.D. Creekmore28 Comments

As you know I’ve been writing (and making YouTube videos) about prepping and prepping related subjects for years, about 14 years to be exact and during that time I’ve seen a lot of changes. The most recent major change was right after Donald Trump became president. After the election, there was a huge drop in the number of people who …

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My Predictions for Civil War in 2020

In Uncategorized by M.D. Creekmore48 Comments

As you’ve probably noticed I’ve slowed way down on the number of videos I’ve been uploading to youtube. For me, YouTube has been a lot of work and time invested for very little return. I’ve been on it for almost one-full year and uploaded over 100-videos and earned just over $500 in ad revenue… however, I spent more than that …

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Do Ramen Noodles Expire? (What You Need To Know!)

In Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore4 Comments

The packaging of the instant Ramen noodles encourages consumers to believe that the food is similar to survival food storage. Survival food storage is packaged in a way so that the food can last up to a decade or even more. Survival food that lasts more than a decade is usually wrapped in air-tight sealed plastic similar to instant Ramen noodles. The same packaging does have different expiration dates.

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How To Survive Being Homeless and Broke

In Bugging Out by M.D. Creekmore

These days, “survivalism” has come to mean preparing for great events like nuclear holocaust or total government collapse. But disaster may come on a much more personal level. Individuals can suffer catastrophe as surely as nations can.

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What is The Shelf Life of Bottled Water in Plastic Bottles?

In Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore24 Comments

What is the shelf life of bottled water? That’s a great question and one that everyone who stores more than a case of bottled water has probably asked at some point.

From what I’ve read online and from the emails that I’ve gotten from my readers it seems that many think that drinking bottled water that’s over a few weeks old will result in sickness or instant death and this simply isn’t the case.

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How Long Does Canned Food Last?

In Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore32 Comments

As a general rule store-bought canned foods can remain edible for several years past the listed expiration date on the can, however, canned foods that are eaten past the listed expiration date may not have the full nutritional value as the same foods that are eaten before the given expiration date on the can.

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Heating and Cooking Off-The-Grid With A Wood Stove

In Power by M.D. Creekmore6 Comments

We live about as far north as you can go and still be in the continental U.S. It is about 60 miles to the Canadian border by road and 35 miles or so as the crow flies. Winter is the dominant season here! If it’s winter we’re coping with it and if it’s warm outside we’re thinking about the next winter.

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What’s The Best Pocket Knife for Every Day Carry?

In Knives and Blades by M.D. Creekmore7 Comments

Swiss Army Knives are arguably one of the most underrated and overlooked knives there is. They are great for everyday carry (EDC), camping, and wilderness survival but which is the best pocket knife for 2019. One of the most important pieces of advice you can follow when putting together your everyday carry, or EDC is to not just get the …