Category Archive: Survival

How To Start An IV

How To Start An IV   I think knowing how to start an IV is so valuable I went hunting for a great article showing us how to. I hate blood and get weak when I see it but in an emergency knowing how to do this could save you or your family, so it …

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21 Things To Stockpile For Pandemic Survival

21 Things To Stockpile For Pandemic Survival This may possibly be one of the most important articles you read this year. With all of the Ebola and flesh eating viruses going around right now, a pandemic of biblical proportions may be just around the corner. When prepping, most of us do not or have not …

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5 DIY Off-Grid Projects For This Summer

5 DIY Off-Grid Projects For This Summer We are deep into summer so if you are looking to use this time of beautiful weather to get some off-grid projects done now is the time. Becoming less reliant on the grid is beneficial to you and your bank account. The most obvious project to get you …

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112 Uses For Baking Soda From WWII You Didn’t Know

112 Uses For Baking Soda From WWII You Didn’t Know Baking soda is a fantastic product we all should have stockpiled. Most important for me is we can also protect ourselves from the array of toxins in household cleaning products. Conventional cleansers can expose us to multiple chemicals linked to asthma, cancer and other documented …

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Is Your PIC MetaData Showing More Than You Think?

Is Your PIC MetaData Showing More Than You Think? I need to slap my self around the face a few times because I knew about this and forgot all about it. Most of us take pictures on our cell phones and tablets and then upload them straight to social media sites like Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. …

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Warning About MRE’s

Warning About MRE’s Being prepared is all about having things in place and being reliant on them if SHTF. MRE’s are an excellent source of calories and nutrients and millions of us have stockpiled lots of these. MRE’s are obviously a trusted food source because the military use them and they are not to expensive …

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5 Best Military Surplus Items Under $20

5 Best Military Surplus Items Under $20 Lets start by explaining what surplus means..  Military surplus are goods, that are sold or otherwise disposed of when no longer needed by the military. Because these goods were originally made for the military they are usually very well made and will last you way longer than civilian …

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How To Cook When The Power Goes Out

How To Cook When The Power Goes Out At some point in our lives the power will go out. It may be caused by a freak storm or man made like an EMP or nuclear war. Either way knowing how to cook food and have the ability to purify water will save you and you …

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How To Make Pineapple Weed Tea

How To Make Pineapple Weed Tea If you are like me you may not have even heard of pineapple weed. It is mostly found in the western parts of the US but it still grows in the east. Pineapple weed likes to grow in poor soil, that’s why it favors the western US. I have …

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10 Emergency Uses for Duct Tape You Need to Know

10 Emergency Uses for Duct Tape You Need to Know I think I am on a roll this week. Earlier on in the week I shared an article on 40 modern day uses for WD-40 and now I am sharing 10 emergency uses for duct tape. I just love re-purposing items we have laying around …

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Test Your Preps – Go Camping!

Test Your Preps – Go Camping! There are many ways to “practice” prepping but one of the most fun ways is to go camping. Not only can you test your gear, but you can also test your skill at fire-making, cooking outdoors, fishing and a whole lot more. My wife and I go camping 4 …

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10 Unemployment Preparedness Tips

10 Unemployment Preparedness Tips I am so glad I found this article. Losing a job is probably one of the most likely SHTF events you will encounter in your life time. I have experienced it once in my life and I hated it. I was so worried about where my next rent payment was coming …

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5 SHTF and Prepping Levels of Competency for Emergency Preparedness

5 SHTF and Prepping Levels of Competency for Emergency Preparedness I think the question I am about to ask is probably the hardest to answer… How prepared are you? What are your chances of surviving an emergency be it man made or natural? I read a really good article on prepping levels of competency for …

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Free Emergency Preparedness Gear

Free Emergency Preparedness Gear FREE Survival Gear: I have 3 great items you may want to consider adding to your preps and they all are fantastic. I have all 3 and I think they are a great add to any bug out, get home or EDC kit. 1. Credit Card Knife - This clever tool is an invaluable, …

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Soilless Homestead Gardening Using Hydroponics

Soilless Homestead Gardening Using Hydroponics Hydroponics is a fast growing way of gardening,  Hydroponicsis a subset of hydroculture and is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. I live in Nebraska and the soil here in Lincoln is black clay and it sucks to grow in. Hydroponics would be great …

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