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What We Learned From “THIS IS NOT A DRILL”

For 38 minutes, citizens of Hawaii were in an absolute panic after receiving the text message: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL,” It was not until they received another message: HAWAII – THIS IS A FALSE ALARM. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII. I HAVE CONFIRMED […]

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The Most Valuable Survival Skill You Can Have

You probably have your bugout bag all set to go. You are stocked up on food and supplies. And you are well armed and prepared to defend yourself. Many preppers and survivalists are all gung-ho on having the right gear and can’t wait to buy the latest and greatest. They download lists of equipment and […]

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New Survival and Prepping Boards on Pinterest

I have added several new boards to my Pinterest so check them out! Cabins: Lots of ideas for small cabins. Perfect for that weekend getaway or bugout location. Off Grid: Ideas for off grid living. Reduce your dependence on utilities you have no control over. Homesteading & Self Sufficiency: The dream of every prepper, a […]

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Prepping 1950’s Style-What You Need to Know

If you are new to prepping you may think the whole prepping movement is also new. It seems like everyone is jumping on the bandwagon and you may be hearing about survival and prepping for the first time. You may be too young to remember the cold war or fallout shelters. Or if you are […]

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Follow Me On Pinterest

There are plenty of cool survival/bugout/prepping ideas scattered across the internet but trying to keep track of them takes tons of time. I now have boards on Pinterest to keep track and share those ideas. I have broken them down into the following categories: Survival and Prepping Stuff Bug Out Bags Bug Out Trailers Everyday […]

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Build Your Own Super Insulated Survival Room

You may be well stocked on food and water, have plenty of guns and ammo but can you stay warm in the winter when your power is out or stay cool in the summer when the temperature doesn’t drop below 100 degrees? If you want to take your preps and preparedness to the next level […]

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The $5.00 Bugout/Survival Shelter

In any bugout or survival situation it is vitally important to protect yourself from the elements. Without some type of shelter, rain, snow, freezing temperatures can easily make a bad situation even worse. And can literally be the difference between living and dying. In cold wet conditions life-threatening hypothermia can set in within minutes. Having […]

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The Real Survival Lessons from Superstorm Sandy

Hurricane Sandy has come and gone but the aftermath will continue for weeks to come. What are the real survival lessons that came out of this storm and how can you prepare for the next time? They predicted it was going to be bad and it was. They didn’t call it Frankenstorm for nothing. Everyone […]

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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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Using Google Images to Find Cool Prepping/Survival Ideas

I am always on the outlook for new ideas and products related to prepping and survival. Recently I have started using Google Images as my search tool of choice. If you do a regular Google search, thousands of pages come up and you have to sit and sort through them hoping to find what you […]

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