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If you need glasses, or corrective eyewear, to see, then you better make some additional prepping arrangements in case disaster strikes. Otherwise, your rate of survival will go down, significantly. Your vision is one of the most important resources that you have. If there is an emergency, will use it almost every moment that you… 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 »


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Here’s the scenario – you are in the aftermath of an Electromagnetic Pulse of some kind. The stores are closed, no services are available and you are in a rural setting. How do you see yourself, stockpiled with all the supplies you might need or just enough supplies to get you by for a little… Read more »


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When someone says the word Prepper, what comes to mind? Is it someone hording every gun and piece of ammunition they can get their hands on? They sit in the basement reading forums and websites about how the government is coming to take all of their food, guns and freedoms? Or…. Do you associate prepping… Read more »


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I was recently blessed when EfoodsDirect asked me to respond to a prepping question. I love getting to know everyone in our community, so please continue to send in more comments! Tica came to EfoodsDirect with the following dilemma: “If we have your food pack but there is no water available to reconstitute the food,… Read more »


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Some girls dream of glittering castles on a hill, complete with servants and dazzling jewels. Other girls dream of large survival retreats, complete with friends and well-stocked pantries.  For most of us, the budget (or accident of birth) renders such dreams a bit hard to achieve, at least in the immediate term. But fortunately for… Read more »


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“The Walking Dead,” a popular television show that features survivors dealing with a zombie apocalypse, is more popular than ever. Believe it or not, it has sparked an interest in prepping. Of course, out of all the disasters that could befall us, zombies are pretty low on the risk list. Drama is far from real… Read more »


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It is a common mistake to neglect hygiene products in our preparedness supplies. Mostly, we tend to focus on the big three: food, water, and ammo. This is natural, but being properly prepared means that we have to take a more comprehensive view. Hygiene is one of the most important areas to consider when prepping…. Read more »


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Knowledge is Power (KiP)  When the time comes for preparing all your supplies for storage, there are three basic ways to store them.  This is something that all preppers really need to consider when preparing all their supplies and where to store them.  The three ways are: Storage is locations for items that you use… Read more »