newbie preppers

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  Oh, I wish I knew then what I know now. Odds are, at least a few times in your life this phrase has either rolled of your tongue or crossed your mind. We were all once prepping newbies, and likely made at least a few mistakes when first embarking on a self-reliant lifestyle or… Read more »


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 »


vacation emergency preparedness

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  I was playing the Conflicted card game with our daughter and son-in-law the other day (almost had to wrestle the deck back from Brea, she loved it) and one of the questions asked what you would do if you were 1,200 mile away from home on vacation when the SHTF and you had darn… Read more »


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Movies and novels such as “Divergent” and “The Hunger Games,” and television shows, such as “The Walking Dead,” all have the commonality of being part of popular media. For those of us who are preppers, they also can serve as education and inspiration for our own preparations. It is obvious that popular media is obsessed… Read more »


MAGS

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  Survival instructor Charley Hogwood wrote a book about mutual assistance groups to serve aid those forming, searching for, or expanding a such a community preparedness organization. The MAGS author is also the owner and chief instructor of P.R.E.P. – Personal Readiness Education Programs. Charley describes his unique book and the in-depth approach like this:… Read more »


duct tape

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  Survival gear and tools which have more than one purpose are always a big hit with preppers. When only one item has to be placed in the bugout bag or get home bag, both the weight of the bag is reduced, and so are expenses. Duct tape is perhaps the king of all budget… Read more »


survival gardening

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  Author Rick Austin may have another best-seller on his hands. The Secret Greenhouse Of Survival: How to Build the Ultimate Homestead & Prepper Greenhouse is available on Amazon in both print and Kindle version now. The first survival gardening book penned by Austin — Secret Garden of Survival: How to Grow a Camouflaged Food… Read more »