Aug 19

How to use Sandbags To Stop Water or Bullets

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Sandbags have been used for a long time to keep us safe in dangerous situations. Safe from rising flood-waters and from incoming rounds in combat. I started thinking about sandbags in terms of home security and the dual purpose they … Continue reading

Aug 07

What Are You Prepared to Do When Your Family Is Hungry?

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Food is one thing that virtually everyone can agree you need to have because we have all, to some extent in our lives, known the feeling of being hungry. Yes, the seriousness of the actual hunger is probably very relative … Continue reading

Feb 03

Back to Basics: How to Stockpile Food for Emergencies

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Last week I began a new series called, Back to Basics. As I said in my first article: “Why and How to Stockpile Water for Emergencies”, this may be familiar ground for a lot of you but to some this … Continue reading

Jan 20

Back to Basics: Why and How to Stockpile Water for Emergencies

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I wanted to start a new series on the Prepper Journal called “Back to Basics”. I know many of the readers of this blog are already well along their own journey of preparedness so some of the content might be … Continue reading

Oct 12

How to Find Water in the Desert

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I frequently highlight the need for water when you are preparing for emergencies. This simple, yet vital element of life can’t be ignored for long, so I recommend a multi-faceted approach when it comes to making sure you always have … Continue reading

Sep 29

How Long Will Your Food Last After SHTF?

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One of the central pillars of preparedness is being able to feed yourself. Preppers focus some of their attention on stockpiling food as well as creating renewable sources like gardens or livestock (chickens and rabbits) as protection against the possibility … Continue reading

Sep 29

The Real Essential Oils You May Have Overlooked

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You may have heard of the increasingly prominent use and promotion of what is being called essential oils if you have read any prepping blogs or self-sufficient literature in the last few years. Essential oils are typically derived from plants … Continue reading

Sep 19

Surviving an Urban Disaster: Do You Have the Essentials

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The last census results in 2010 showed that a total of 80.7 percent of Americans lived in urban areas, up from 79 percent in 2000. That should tell anyone reading this article a few things about survival. If something does … Continue reading

Sep 19

Last Minute Prepping Items

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For reasons known only to you, the subject of prepping has, up until now, been one that you either outright mocked as sheer paranoid lunacy or a dismissed as a tremendous waste of energy. Who needs to prepare for the … Continue reading