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Cooking With A Thermos Bottle (Can It Really Be Done?)

In Preparednessby M.D. Creekmore

I first learned of Thermos cooking while reading Kurt Saxon’s The Survivor newsletter back in the late 1980s and have been using this thermal cooking method to save propane ever since. I have no way of knowing for sure, but I would estimate a savings of $40 to $50 per year from my doing this. In a grid-down situation, using …

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How To Make A Homemade Water Filter

In Preparednessby M.D. Creekmore

When asked where they should start their survival preparations, most people answer food storage. Wrong. In fact, food isn’t even in the top three survival priorities. The most important elements of survival are oxygen, shelter from extreme weather, and water. Depending on health, physical activity, and environment, and with limited activity, most humans can survive:  Five minutes or less …

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How To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

In Preparednessby M.D. Creekmore

by Marc White All hell has broken loose. Society has crumbled. Your front lawn is filled with zombies. You might be wondering how this happened. That’s not the point. The zombie apocalypse is here and unless you plan on getting eaten alive, you are going to need to know how to survive. Don’t panic.  I’m going to teach you everything …

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How to Prepare Your Dog for Survival

In Preparednessby M.D. Creekmore

by Millie in K In the rush of prepping for your family, don’t forget the canine members (and other pets) of your family! I will be writing about dogs, much of this same information will apply to cats and other pets. I have owned and cared for dogs all my life, owned a boarding kennel, taught obedience classes and trained service …

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Flood Survival Tips | How To Survive Before, During, And After A Flood

In Preparednessby M.D. Creekmore

by Joe Alton, MD of www.doomandbloom.net, co-author of The Survival Medicine Handbook There’s a lot of information on the risks associated with storms, hurricanes, and tornadoes, but not as much about their consequences. Just about any storm can cause flooding, and many communities are not prepared to deal with it. As a result, water supplies are contaminated, emergency services are …

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How to Prepare for a Power Outage [The Definitive Guide]

In Preparednessby M.D. Creekmore

by Lorenzo Poe Survival seems to be the current hot topic. Everywhere you look self-proclaimed experts are willing to tell you all you need to survive the upcoming apocalypse of whatever scenario they can imagine. Most of their tips are tied to more and better equipment. I do think that it is important to prepare for the future, but knowing …

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Is Tennessee a Good Survival Retreat Location for Preppers?

In Preparednessby M.D. Creekmore

By Joel M. Skousen, Author, Strategic Relocation North American Guide to Safe Places Many people new to the preparedness field often get exposed early on to the writings of survival blogger and author James Wesley Rawles (Patriots and Survivors). I have a great deal of respect for Rawles and the work he has done to get America motivated to prepared for …

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Is Kentucky a Survival Retreat Location For Preppers

In Preparednessby M.D. Creekmore

By Joel Skousen Author,  Strategic Relocation and The Secure Home Kentucky and Tennessee are a couple of my favorite states for relocation for those already in the East looking for safety.  They are both in or beyond the Appalachian chain of mountains which will channel refugee flows coming from the east into known highway corridors, which can be strategically avoided.  …

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How Much Food Should a Prepper Have?

In Preparednessby M.D. Creekmore

by SW A prepper should have at least a three month supply of food in storage at all times. Keep in mind that a three-month food supply is a bare minimum, with a years supply or more being ideal. When striving for a years supply it’s best to build your food supply in smaller increments of one month at a …

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What Survival Skills Does A Prepper Need?

In Preparednessby M.D. Creekmore

Top 15 Essential Prepper Skills to Learn Now! Any person who sets out to acquire a set of survival skills must start with a brutally honest self-assessment. If you don’t make a truthful appraisal of where you are in terms of your survival skills and knowledge, you have no reliable means of getting to where you want to be. Do …