Why Preppers are Labeled Crazy

Why Preppers are Labeled Crazy You know who they are talking about….. those crazy preppers who do…. and believe… The featured article in this post isn’t regarding those obsessed with conspiracy, martial law, overthrowing any governments etc… Yes there are some within the community as there are in any community. But this blog speaks to those of …

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How Long Could You Survive on Your Body Fat?

How Long Could You Survive on Your Body Fat? Most of the time we think about those folks who carry a few to a lot of extra body weight as being a poor bet for survival after a major SHTF event. It is our assumption that the extra body weight would adversely effect their ability …

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Top 10 Uses For a Tarp

Top 10 Uses For a Tarp Every survival, preparedness, prepping and homesteading site will advise you to own a tarp. Probably several tarps because they have so many uses. From temporary repairs to temporary shelters. I could probably name 50 uses off the top of my head But what are the top uses? See them …

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Misconceptions About Prepping that Mislead

Misconceptions About Prepping that Mislead We have been grossly misunderstood often for years but predominately since the airing of a television program called Doomsday Preppers. There were already many misconceptions regarding who we are and what we do but this show put it over the edge. A normal prepper’s life wouldn’t make for popular television. …

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Florida Sheriff Declares “THIS IS WAR!”

Florida Sheriff Declares “THIS IS WAR!” The featured video below gives some good points. With Pros and cons. Make no mistake, officially declared or not we are indeed at war. I especially relate as a pro when he speaks regarding the passengers on flight 93 over Pennsylvania that fought back against the  911 terrorists costing them their lives, …

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A Dozen Situational Awareness Tips

A Dozen Situational Awareness Tips I have to wonder if the author of this article was speaking to the small town in which I currently reside! I moved here from the city where I lived in the suburbs and commuted into the city for work. I loved the little suburb that I had moved into. …

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A Day in Your Life After an EMP

A Day in Your Life After an EMP Many of us have considered the effects of an EMP on our lives and some of us have preparations gathered for just that disaster. But what would it really be like? For you with your preps or for your friends and neighbors who didn’t think such an …

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Could Your Protective Parental Instinct Put Your Child in Danger?

  Could Your Protective Parental Instinct Put Your Child in Danger? Human beings are mammals and we tend to instinctively protect our young as do other mammals. By either aggressively attacking a threat or by fleeing the threat with our children closely in tow. Either way our parental instinct is to physically shield our child. There …

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Are People Going To LOSE IT When Times Get Really Rough?

Are People Going To LOSE IT When Times Get Really Rough? We have all seen someone ‘lose it’ in the past. Usually bogged down with stresses that have nothing to do with what finally causes them to snap. In the States these days the mere mention of politics and faces get red, voices raise and …

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Active Shooter Survival

Active Shooter Survival   We’ve all seen the Run-Hide-Fight advice regarding avoiding becoming a casualty of an active shooter. But this is the first writing that actually gives good advice on HOW to do that! Where to run to, how to interact with the first responders, what to look for when hiding, how to prepare …

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