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Sea Salt – An Indispensable Commodity for Uncertain Times

In Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

Guest Post by Roxanne L. Griswold When we think about setting aside emergency supplies, most of us would agree that preserved food and purified water are the essentials and everything else is secondary to these. Some might even choose to incorporate things like a manual grain mill, a water purifier, a food dehydrator, a solar cookstove and so on. But who would …

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Where I Live as A Survival Retreat Location

In Homesteading, Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

Yesterday, a reader dropped an email asking specifics about my retreat location. I’ll admit being caught off guard by such a sensitive question. However; I don’t think the sender has evil intentions only curiosity. Maybe he was looking for an example to compare his situation – I don’t know. To be honest, I didn’t know what to think at first, …

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I’m Coming To Your House When The SHTF!

In Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

No matter how prepared we are, supplies and space are finite. Providing for the needs of everyone showing up at our doorstep after the SHTF is impossible, but the question remains who should be turned away and what will you do if they refuse to leave? How many people could you provide for and for how long? Most of us …

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Top Ten Ways Not To Survive TEOTWAWKI

In Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

Many won’t prepare, putting their faith in a collapsing system – holding to the belief that someone, somewhere will fix the problem, before it gets too bad. Our “leaders” won’t let this happen after all this is America, not some third-world country, everything will work out, we’ll get back to normal, all we need is to pull the right political strings.

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

In Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

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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20 Foods With The Longest Shelf Life For Your Pantry

In Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

by Amanda Hermes There is a surprising variety of foods that can last for years, or even forever, at room temperature when stored correctly. For all of these foods, the storage method is paramount. To protect your food supplies, store them in airtight containers in cool, dry locations away from light. Containers might be bins, jars or cans with lids …

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

In Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

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.