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Real (No B.S.) Survival Lessons from Ukraine

In Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

There are several articles explaining what people have gone through in eastern Ukraine. This article over at Daily Mail provides a good visual image of what people are going through. There’s also a thread in survivalist boards where a Dunbass resident that goes by the name of George1980 has been posting, sharing his experiences. I highly recommend reading it if you have the time. Using this information, here are twelve important lessons based on what has happened so far in Ukraine…

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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? Myths About Ramen Noodles Exposed!

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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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.

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How Long Does Canned Food Last?

In Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

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.