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What Did You Do To Prep This Week?

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As you can probably tell from today’s posting I’ve decided to continue posting this segment on Saturday, instead of move it to Fridays like I had been contemplating. From the comments and emails that I received, after posting this last Friday I think Saturday is the best time for most people. With that out of the way, I’m going to …

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Quick Tips For Planning an Effective Family Bug Out

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by Anonymous   If you are a family leader, you must plan for the entire family also.   I recommend a grab bag for each person who is old enough to carry and hang onto one…and a separate medical pack for the entire group (here is a great kit on Amazon.com). Besides a separate well-stocked medical kit, each pack should …

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Big Berkey® Water Filter Review (What You Need To Know)

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Everyone knows that having clean potable water is one of the most important elements of survival. Breathable air, shelter in inclement weather, and clean drinking water are the survival priorities and in that order.  A healthy adult can go for several weeks without food but only a couple of days without hydration via clean drinking water. I have a full-length …

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Sea Salt – An Indispensable Commodity for Uncertain Times

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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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Preparing for 2020: Surviving the Coming Economic Collapse

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Over the years I’ve consulted with many clients through my consulting business who know that they should stock up on food, water, and other needed gear but they’ve become so overwhelmed with all the “prepper foods” and “prepper gear” suggestions (check out this article for my favorite gear) that’s being promoted on nearly every survival blog and prepper website that …

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Survival Through A Home Business

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We survivalists AKA preppers spend a lot of time worrying about a national or worldwide collapse scenario, giving little thought to collapse on an individual level. The fact is many things can happen to send your life into turmoil creating a personal collapse. You can be laid off from your job or fired. Your employer could move or company close. You could …

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Where I Live as A Survival Retreat Location

In Homesteading, Prepping and Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore23 Comments

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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What Did You Do To Prep This Week?

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I hope that everyone had a wonderful Christmas and got all kinds of great prepper gear in your Christmas stockings. And just in case someone gets offended because I said CHRISTmas and not Xmas or holidays, then I just want to say… too bad, get over it, and if you can’t get over it then get lost. Okay, then now …