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First Aid Kits: When to Build and When to Buy Them

Posted on Apr 25, 2017

Is it better to build a first aid kit from scratch, or is it better to buy a good one to start with and customize it for yourself? I’ve asked myself that question more than a few times over the years, and each time I’ve come up with another grand scheme in my head on how I might put together a new first aid kit with only the best of the best gear and medical supplies and save myself a ton of money doing so. But it is never really that simple, is it?

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Basic Fishing Equipment for Survival

Posted on Feb 6, 2017

Survival fishing! It’s often discussed amongst friends, even glorified on television. Humanity doesn’t set out to get stuck alone without cellular communication, friends, family or civilization within earshot. But when it happens, you can bet your sweet ass the unprepared will suffer gravely…

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How to Survive Another Recession

Posted on Feb 6, 2017

No one wants to think about another recession happening. But economic downturns are inevitable. Just recently, Britain and Europe went through the Brexit crisis. Britain’s decision to leave the European Union by a referendum sent financial markets into panic mode. The pound plunged, and has yet to fully recover. As a result, many people, especially the ones with retirement funds, took a hit…

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7 Essential Items in your Emergency Survival Kit

Posted on Jan 9, 2017

Home, office, school or car, emergencies can strike anytime. But your chances of survival get better only if you are equipped with essential items like food, water, first-aid, etc. According to survival experts, you need to create an emergency survival kit with the below listed supplies. Depending on your requirements and past experiences, you can add items on your own too…

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10 Survival Skills You Should to Know & Why

Posted on Dec 17, 2016

Living in uncertain times requires everyone to consider what life would be like if civilization were to crash. How long would it take for anarchy to begin? How long would it last? Do you have what it takes to survive? To prepare for an unknown future, it’s important to learn 10 survival skills along with explanations about why you need them.

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How to Field Treat an Injury in the Wilderness

Posted on Oct 11, 2016

The great lengths most people go to in the name of adventure never cease to amaze. Nothing provides an adrenaline rush more than a trip to the forests or the mountains for a hike. Most of these places are highly secluded with very little or no cell reception in some instance. No one anticipates an accident. If danger strikes, quick response is vital for recovery. Here are some of the ways to treat some of the injuries occurring in the wilderness…

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Disaster-proofing your personal data

Posted on Oct 4, 2016

When it comes to emergency preparedness planning, there are many situations to prepare for, each with different considerations. I’ve read numerous articles and watched countless videos discussing the importance of keeping photocopies of your essential personal documents in your bug-out bag like birth certificates and passports, bank and investment accounts, insurance policies, title deeds, wills and the like. The obvious problem with paper documents aside from being paper is the massive amount weight that they can add to your gear. In this article, I’ll be discussing ways to disaster-proof your personal data without breaking the bank…

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FREE Kindle eBooks

Posted on Oct 1, 2016

Since I was a young lad, I’ve always enjoyed getting lost in books. Some of my fondest memories growing up were when I was sitting in my fourth-grade classroom with my teacher reading aloud to the class. Some of my favorites were Where the Red Fern Grows, Island of the Blue Dolphins, Summer of the Monkeys, Old Yeller, Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, and the list goes on…

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Hacks for Homesteading Using Almost No Money

Posted on Sep 21, 2016

Homesteading is not just a hobby; it is a way of life that many people around the globe are now adopting. Since the Earth’s natural resources are rapidly depleting and pollution is rampant, adopting a self-sustainable lifestyle is really appealing.

You don’t need to be rich to Homestead; by being clever with your resources, you can accomplish this task with almost no money…

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Have You Ever Considered Reheating Food?

Posted on Aug 12, 2016

Are you excited to store, reheat and recycle leftover food and turn them into delicious ‘new’ meals? We’ve prepared an infographic below full of all the essential things you need to know to make sure that you store and reheat your food safely and properly.

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Enhancing the Volcano Grill

Posted on May 25, 2016

Anyone who has gotten their hands on a Volcano 3 Collapsible Grill likely has been happy with its performance with charcoal or a wood fire, but using the grill with propane usually leaves a lot to be desired. In this article, I will be discussing some simple modifications that I made to the Volcano Grill in an attempt to improve its performance, and how I modified it to operate with natural gas. But aside from a brief summary of the Volcano Grill, I am not going to cover the grill itself as an alternative cooking system in this body of text. I’ll leave that for some other time…

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How to Grow Fruit Year-round

Posted on Apr 15, 2016

Everything you need to know about growing year-round trees can be found in the attached infographic. You might wonder what fruits are most suitable for your backyard’s soil type. There is also a guide on which season to best start planting them, how long it would take before being able to harvest fruits and other important details such as refrigeration and freezer storage length for the produce…

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What You Should Put in Your Dog’s Bug-Out Ba...

Posted on Apr 4, 2016

People preparing for emergencies and disasters often forget to prepare for their pets, yet they’ll risk their lives trying finding them in the rubble. In this article we’re going to focus on dogs, and we’re going to talk not just about the things you should add to their bug out bags, but also about the unique needs they may have…

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Grid Down: Power tools in a powerless world!

Posted on Mar 19, 2016

A grid-down situation is easily one of the most likely scenarios that preppers consider in their preparedness plan. Whether it be caused by a natural disaster or a man-made one, the power grid will likely be one of the initial points of failure. As a result, I’ve been thinking long and hard about life without the luxury of power on demand. What would happen if the power grid collapsed and looters started running wild in the streets… How would you barricade your home or business without any power?

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Food and water storage on a tight budget

Posted on Jan 24, 2016

The idea of getting started in prepping, and more specifically food and water storage can be a bit overwhelming. There is so much to learn and so much to consider, especially if you are on a tight budget where every dollar matters. Sure you can purchase a little of this and a little of that, building up your cache over time. But is that really the best way?

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Inside Bannock Flat Bread

Posted on Dec 8, 2015

The other day I was watching a video on making bannock bread and I thought that I would share some interesting facts, cooking methods, recipes and a few ideas on how to prepare it. I hope you find this information useful…

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