Who Will Become Frenemies After the SHTF?

Who Will Become Frenemies After the SHTF? Frenemies, we all have them. Know it or not! They are a little easier to pick out of the herd these days. With social media, cell phones, texts, and cameras on every device we have, someone somewhere posts or records just about every word said. But what about …

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In Field Wound Care The 6 Hour Rule

In Field Wound Care The 6 Hour Rule Accidents happen. Doesn’t matter if you are in the process of bugging out due to an urgent SHTF scenario or enjoying the day in your own back yard. You or someone with you can suffer a serious wound in a matter of seconds. How you handle the …

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DIY Wood Stove From Tire Rims

DIY Wood Stove From Tire Rims This is a neat DIY project. I like the way this stove looks. Useful and attractive for your backyard barbeques.  It isn’t a project I would recommend for a bug out stove or even for camping unless you have a permanent  site for it. It’s simply too heavy to move easily with …

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DIY Outhouse ‘Easy Empty’ Composting Toilet (Parts 1 & 2)

DIY Outhouse ‘Easy Empty’ Composting Toilet (Parts 1 & 2) (Parts 1 & 2, 2 links) One of the things I recall most clearly about my grandparents farm is the outhouse! It is one of my least favorite memories too! I don’t recall them closing the old one and opening a new one, but I …

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How and Where to Drill Your Well Video

How and Where to Drill Your Well Video If you don’t live near a moving body of fresh water or if getting to that fresh water could be an issue at your bug out location. You will want to drill/dig a well.  This process could actually be life saving someday and if the water is …

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An Open Letter to the Single Parent Prepping

An Open Letter to the Single Parent Prepping Many preppers are single and many of those that are single are also parents. Often times they feel that they are seen as “less than” because they are alone in society and in preparing. I found that during my years as a single parent prepping that I …

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Native American Survival Lessons

Native American Survival Lessons The Native American people knew a lot about seasonal survival and daily survival skills. But it wasn’t just the native Americans that knew the ways of surviving harsh climates, droughts, floods and the entire range of mother nature’s wrath. The indigenous people of all continents did as well. So as we …

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23 Crucial Items to Store

23 Crucial Items to Store Everyone has an idea of what must be stockpiled as part of your food storage.  Preppers will tell you to store what you eat and to eat what you store. This creates a first in first out rotation system which will insure your storage is viable come the time you …

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Ways to Avoid Ending up in a FEMA Camp

Ways to Avoid Ending up in a FEMA Camp FEMA camps do have a purpose. In a localized disaster they can be of real assistance in helping folks relocate or providing some shelter until the community recovers enough to take care of their own. However, in other scenarios they can become dangerous areas to be, If …

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Escaping From a Sinking Car

Escaping From a Sinking Car Accidents are called accidents for a reason. No one intends for them to happen. Yet every day someone dies an accidental death. Many of these are preventable while others come completely out of the blue. Being prepared and accepting that you could be the victim of a mistake of either your …

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