food security

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  Is the Earth really only 3 catastrophes away from total chaos in our food supply chain? Scientists are warning that the world is just three weather-related catastrophes away from global food supply chaos. A study by Britain’s Anglia Ruskin University, commissioned by Lloyd’s of London, vividly points out the fragility of the food supply and… Read more »


brain

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You may think you are just heading to the local grocery store to pick up Cheerios, but they’ve already gotten into your brain. Going to the supermarket for one thing, even whole-grain, healthy-ish Cheerios, and emerging with a whole cart full of stuff is a collective experience. It just seems to happen in spite of our best… Read more »


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Protein powder should be a staple in your pantry. It can provide necessary amino acids, which are needed for healthy muscle maintenance and growth. Invaluable after any workout, protein powder can also serve as an easy shelf-stable source of protein in times of scarcity. It is commonly known by fans as “muscle dust.” Most of us… Read more »


gun control

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  The Second Amendment protects the first, is a common phrase, but the right to bear arms will also allow you to protect your family, water, and crops, should disaster strike. A right written into the Constitution by our wise Founding Fathers should surely give an appearance of being written in stone and safe from… Read more »


Daughter 9mm

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Wow, where did the time go?  It seems like just yesterday that I was bouncing my baby girl on my knee and now she is a high school graduate.  I can hardly believe we made it through it…the diapers, the ponytails, the dresses…and the BOYS.  Oh the boys.  We have been preparing for this time… Read more »


plastic fork

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How far would someone go to get free stuff, and where do you draw the line between smart prepping and taking advantage of others? Many new preppers can be led astray by bad prepping instruction. There is a lot of prepping advice out there, and not all of it is good. I recently read an… Read more »


planning-1

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In a terrible scenario of an economic collapse or some type of natural or man-made disaster, will we wish we had a bug out location, food storage, weapons to protect ourselves, garden seeds, and access to water. But that’s not all. You may think you’ll be self-sufficient. But that won’t work. FEMA is not the… Read more »


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Why do a dry run of bugging-out? Because all of us overestimate how much we can take, and waiting till we absolutely need to bug-out might cost us our lives. Here’s my experience: I decided one day I would simply load up my truck to see how long it took and how well it would… Read more »