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  Food, water, and shelter are the three basics of survival and always remain a top priority for preppers. Growing (and raising) your own food and budgeting for purchases of long-term storage food are the best ways to make sure that your family does not starve during a disaster. Utilizing what nature offers us to… Read more »


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I am beside myself again. Here we have yet another incident where a lone deranged lunatic has taken it upon himself to make some sort of sick statement. When is it going to stop? When are we going to band together and say enough is enough? Well, I have something to say about it now, and… Read more »


zeer pots

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  Preserving food after a power grid goes down (or other SHTF disaster that stops the flow of electricity) poses an obstacle, but not an insurmountable problem. Off-the-grid living options for food refrigeration do exist and can be accomplished in an economical DIY manner. Providing food security for your family should involve both growing/raising your… Read more »


cabin in woods

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With all the concerns lately about natural and non-natural disasters, including the economy, some people are choosing to prepare a bug-out location they will go to when they are ready to go off-grid. What are some things to take into consideration when you look for a place to bug out? First of all, ideally you’ll… Read more »


school emergency pages

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It’s important that we know what the emergency preparedness plans are at any schools that we are associated with, whether your children go there, you work at a school, or there’s one in your neighborhood. It would be good to know what to expect in an emergency. I wrote previously about what I found for emergencies at… Read more »


the harbinger

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  Economic collapse could be looming on the horizon. Preppers across America have long worried that we were headed in the wrong financial direction. The federal government continually spends far more than the massive entity takes in, 47 million people (a new record) are on taxpayer-funded assistance, Obamacare has caused massive layoffs, and hundreds of… Read more »


sabbath year blood moons

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  Will an end times or significant economic collapse nightmare occur in September 2015? The Harbinger predicts that before the Shemitah year concludes a great “shaking” will occur in America. It is difficult not to find a plethora of articles warning about the doom and gloom that will soon be upon us when searching anything related… Read more »


turmeric

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  Turmeric is an extremely versatile spice and offers a host of health benefits and survival uses. While the little orange powdery substance may be best known as a primary ingredient in Indian curries, it is also highly regarded as a natural emergency medical must-have for preppers and homesteading families. Curcumin is a compound only found… Read more »