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The Shocking Statistics That Prove You Need a Food Storage Plan For 2016

When asked “How long could you live off what is in your pantry right now?” most people will answer from a few days to a few weeks. Many people visit the grocery store several times a week even after making a major shopping trip once or twice a month. Even more people buy what they […]

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My $200 Prepper Shopping Spree

Last week I sold a few things on Ebay. If you are looking to raise extra cash for your preps selling your stuff on ebay and Cragislist is a great way. After paying the bills I still had some cash left over so I thought I would put it towards my preps. My budget was […]

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Prepping and Survival Food Storage Tips for Singles, Couples and Small Families

If you are new to prepping and food storage then you may already be overwhelmed by the choices of what to buy and what to store. You may be single, a couple, maybe a single parent or only have one child. But for that very reason it is all the more important for you to […]

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How Much Survival Food Do You Really Need?

Whether you are just starting out or an experienced prepper the million-dollar question has always been “how much survival food do I need to stock up on?” The show Doomsday Preppers has given us some great insight on how and why people are stocking up. There have been countless lists, ideas and suggestions on what […]

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America’s Middle Class Crisis

Came across this interesting article on the America’s Middle Class Crisis: The Sobering Facts. The first sobering fact is: “There are 8.5 million people receiving unemployment insurance and over 40 million receiving food stamps.” The first thing I think of is what do 40 million people do when there is no food to buy with […]

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A Dollar for a Can of Soup!

Stopped at the grocery store earlier today for a few things, a few things always turns into $50. I noticed they had soup on sale 10 for $10. Really? A buck each for a can of cream of mushroom soup? It doesn’t seem that many years ago a can of soup was .29¢. I have […]

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The $100 Prep Challenge-Part 1

Many people are aware they should stock up on food and supplies just in case, but most are not sure where to start, how much they need or what to buy. Others think they have to spend thousands for a years supply of dehydrated food so they never start. Others say they don’t have any […]

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Must Read-Global Food Crisis

This is a great article on 20 Reasons to Be Prepared for a Global Food Crisis. This is a great example of why you need to keep up with the daily news and what is going on in the world. If you read the articles in the links he provides it will become even more […]

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Free Preps-Part 2

Some people have a knack for finding great deals and free stuff. Lady luck just seems to shine on them. Not so much with myself. Oh sure I get the occasional good deal but usually I am a day late and a dollar short. I spend a fair amount of time on Craigslist looking for […]

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Mountain House Foods in Short Supply

Received a copy of Emergency Essentials current catalog the other day. While thumbing through it I came across a full page notice about Mountain House Cans: “Due to recent increase in demand Mountain House has asked all distributors to temporarily stop taking new orders for Mountain House Cans. Mountain House’s backorder is so large that […]

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