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Do You Know Your Passwords?

Last weekend my credit union went to a new online system. When I tried to log on to my account it wasn’t accepting my password. After a couple more failed attempts it locked me out! I had to wait until the next day to call them when they opened at 9am  to have my password […]

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Don’t Touch That Doorknob!

Saw the movie Contagion yesterday. Must see movie for all preppers.The movie is similar to other pandemic movies, starts out in Hong Kong and spreads quickly around the world. The threat is very real. We saw with swine flu how quickly the virus can spread. A more deadly virus could easily be far more disastrous […]

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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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Out of the Wild Venezuela

Finished watching the last few episodes of Out of the Wild Venezuela, the Discovery Channel’s adventure/survival show. This was the 3rd season, the first two were in Alaska. Nine ordinary people are dropped off and have to survive off the land for 30 days while traveling back to 70 miles to civilization. This has been […]

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Do It Your Self

Survival is about being able to take care of yourself when the need arises. Self sufficiency is the ability to provide for your own needs. Some individuals live a very self sufficient lifestyle. They grow their own food, the raise animals for meat, some make their own clothes. They may live off grid and provide […]

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$50 Silver?

Silver continues to climb to new records. At the pace it has been moving up we could very well see it break through the $50 barrier and then spike to $65. As you well know the markets can be going gang busters one day and crash the next. Silver and gold have been getting much […]

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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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Free Preps!

Free is good. If you are interested in items you can add to your preps then check out your credit card rewards program. Most of us have a credit card or debit card we use on a daily basis. With most of them they may be tied to some type of reward program. You may […]

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