How to Start Prepping for Beginners

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How to start prepping? Where to start prepping? What to prep? These are all weighty questions. Ones that can be daunting and scary. Realizing that the world isn’t as safe as it appears can be chilling. Understanding that your family …

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Emergency Shelters: How to Make Yours Last

Emergency Shelters: How to Make Yours Last - One of your top priorities when SHTF will be getting shelter. You could be in danger of dying within a few hours in severe weather conditions if you don't have shelter to protect you from the elements. Ideally your shelter should be made to last to increase your chances of survival.

One of your top priorities when SHTF will be getting shelter. You could be in danger of dying within a few hours in severe weather conditions if you don’t have shelter to protect you from the elements. Ideally, your sanctuary should be made to …

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Eating Well with Foraged Food

Eating Well with Foraged Food - The following are some great recipes that are easy to put together with foraged foods. Yes, eventually dandelion jelly might feel like a luxury, but trust me – it’s a luxury that’s worth the effort. :)

When we think of survival food, there are some standard meals that often come to mind: MREs, wild berries and roots, and wild-caught fish. It’s not the kind of spread that would impress your mother-in-law, that’s for sure. Well, I’m …

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Old School Fly Control That Works

Old School Fly Control That Works - Are flies driving you crazy this year? They seem to be out of contro in my area! Get them under control with this old school fly trap.

I am not sure if it is just a problem this year but the flies have been on the apocalyptic scale around my house. I can’t seem to get rid of them no matter what I spray or how many …

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Make an Aluminum Can Lamp For Light And Heating Water

Make an Aluminum Can Lamp For Light And Heating Water

Inspired by an article in Wilderness Way, SuriviveLA made our own post-apocalyptic lighting out of two aluminum cans. According to the author of that article, Del Gideon, the Vietnamese used to make these lamps back during the war. You can also …

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How To Build Your Own River Pump

How To Build Your Own River Pump - If SHTF and the power goes this will still work and pump water with no electricity. This is vital if you plan to stay put either at a bug out location or a temporary residence.

This is a great DIY project and would make a great addition to anyone’s preps. If you are still confused as to what this does, it is really quite simple and clever. It is a water pump that needs no …

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Guide to Making Activated Charcoal

Anyone living off the grid or preparing for a major disaster should learn about activated charcoal.

Anyone living off the grid or preparing for a major disaster should learn about activated charcoal. Why? Because it could literally save your life. Emergency rooms all over the world regularly use activated charcoal to treat certain types of poisonings. …

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Delicious Camping Food Ideas and Recipes For Your Next Trip

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If you find yourself off the grid, either by choice or by circumstance, you’ll need to cook meals without the usual conveniences found in the home. The easiest solution can be to open a can and heat something over a …

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How to Install Your Own Off the Grid Well

How to Install Your Own Off Grid Well - Water is the most essential thing we need for life. With out water we will die within 3 days. Knowing how to install a water well is vital if not the most essential knowledge we could ever have stored in our brain.

Water is the most essential thing we need for life. Without water we will die within 3 days. Knowing how to install a water well is vital if not the most essential knowledge we could ever have stored in our …

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How to Store Drinking Water for the Long Term

How To Store Drinking Water For The Long Term - Having enough drinking water to survive an emergency situation should be top on everyone’s list. FEMA suggest having about 3 weeks supply of drinking water on hand. That is a good amount but for the long term you need other solutions.

Having enough drinking water to survive an emergency situation should be top on everyone’s list. FEMA suggests having about 3 weeks supply of drinking water on hand. That is a good amount, but for the long term you need other …

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