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Here we are, almost through an entire year of packing things away. I bet you are a little more at ease. Being prepared is an ongoing process. Making sure you have enough to get you through any situation is always the goal, however you can never be too prepared. Keep at it, packing away a… Read more »


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Ahhh, month eight. What can we pack away this month? Keep in mind, you should be adding to the necessities a little at a time on top of the things in this list. Food items, important medications and so on. This month will be about some of the things you might need or need to… Read more »


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Here we are in month seven. We have a decent amount of food, water and other items to be more comfortable when something happens. When the time comes, we’ll be ready. This month, we are going to talk about some of the items you may not think to keep on-hand. Even if you dont have… Read more »


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What happens if TSHTF and you don’t have everything you need? There are a number of reasons that this could happen, even to the best preppers. A miscalculation, a bizarre unanticipated event, storage failure, an extended crisis, or changing needs could all lead to a bad situation. You need something and you don’t have it…. Read more »


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  If I accidentally drove my car off a bridge, and suddenly found myself in the water, inside my car, with no way to get out of my seatbelt and out of the car (which was starting to fill with water), I’d be glad that I carry an emergency knife! Now, in fairness, that’s never… Read more »


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Many people think that a food crisis would be a rare event, but the reality is that it is already happening. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, at least one in eight people are suffering from constant undernourishment. There are varied reasons for this, from poverty to natural disaster, conflicts to disease,… Read more »


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Half way through the year, you are probably a bit more comfortable when inclement weather comes around. You know you have a little bit of a cushion and can survive a few days if you had to. So far, we have a way make fire, a shelter have a little bit of food and some… Read more »


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Last week, my friend came to visit so we could do some hardcore geocaching (see geocaching.com for more information). We had a wonderful time and can’t wait to get out again, despite the bumps, bruises, and bites (those darn mosquitoes!). We found hundreds of caches (yes, we’re pretty committed to the game), but near one… Read more »


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By month five of your prepping, you should have the basic idea of what to do. When you are picking out things to store, you are selecting the most important first and going down the list to least important. While a shovel can be super useful, if you don’t have at least some food, you’re… Read more »