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What is Your Prepper Resume?

What is Your Prepper Resume? - The best thing about this article is that it gives you some concrete ideas about goals to set for yourself. Don't have a big head when it comes to your survival. Improvement is forever. There is no getting around it. If you stop improving you start getting worse. That's the truth.

This is an interesting way to look at a person who is preparing for an SHTF scenario. We have a legitimate prepper resume. What are we truly capable of? I am a firm believe in the idea that we cannot …

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Should You Freeze Dry Your Own Food? Pros and Cons to Consider

Should You Freeze Dry Your Own Food? - This article begs the question of whether or not this food should be made at home. With innovations in technology you have option in the home like never before. However, freeze drying food will require an investment. Take a look at the many pros and cons of freeze drying foods in the home in this article. Let us know what you think.

Freeze drying used to be something left to large companies with expansive facilities. Image Credit: youtube.com There was a time when the best you could do was have a good provider that you could buy from. Super pails, mylar bags …

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Finding your way home; will you make it?

Finding your way home; will you make it? - This article is from a great author and speaks to the idea of getting back home as priority number one. Unless we are dealing with some incredible threat or cataclysmic disaster we will be safer at home than anywhere else. Your biggest priority should be getting back to your home.

One of the great wonders of my prepping experience is how the bugout got so familiar. How on earth did we concern ourselves more with the act of leaving our house than the act of getting back home to our …

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Our Basic Sanitation and Hygiene Preps

Our Basic Sanitation and Hygiene Preps — Any article that offers up an outlook on the idea of sanitation and hygiene after the collapse is an important one. This is going to be a killer in the fallen world.

Hygiene and waste management are going to attribute to the disease in a collapse.  Its so important that you understand this because the disease will be the biggest killer in the fallen world. Whenever you have an idea that focuses …

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After the Socialist Nightmare in Venezuela: What do the People Need

Create a Collapse Supply List Based on the Things They Are Out of in Venezuela — If you think an economic disaster can’t strike the US, you need look no further than Venezuela to confirm that it can happen anywhere, and that when it does, it’s absolutely shocking.

Another nation falls to socialism. There is no getting around what this situation in Venezuela is all about. Some people think it could have been initiated by the United States.  If you know how the country was run you would …

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How to Beat Inflation

How to Beat Inflation — This is not a big read but its an important one. In today's world we think the larger the text the more important it is for us to read. We think the more important it is and the more impressive it is to read a larger text.

No nation requires more of a correction than America. The nation is buried under 20+ trillion dollars of debt!  That is an astounding number that only a few people can comprehend. Do you know what kind of effect that an …

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More Important Than The Bug Out Bag…the “Get Home” Bag

More Important Than The Bug Out Bag…the “Get Home” Bag — The bugout is a perilous situation. There is not getting around the fact that the bugout may be your only option but it also might be your end.

The bugout is a perilous situation.   There is no getting around the fact that the bugout may be your only option but it also might be your end. We have serious inflation of abilities when it comes to staying …

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How To Use Bamboo For Survival

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Bamboo is cheap, awesome and invasive. And… it could save your life in an emergency situation. I would consider planting some before it’s too late! And while you’re waiting for it to grow, let’s look at ways to use bamboo …

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Foraging for a Coffee Replacement After SHTF

Two Wild Alternatives to Coffee - This process of identification and the recipe for these two wild alternatives to coffee is written up by one of the best authors on the topic of outdoor survival. You will find both pretty easy to identify and when you get comfortable with foraging and roasting them the drink will be part of your outdoor arsenal as well.

The dawn of a new workday brings many things to the forefront. Kids have to be ushered to and fro, reports completed, meetings held or postponed and all the while we must carry on as the survivors we are. Image …

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Organizing Your Pantry In 5 Simple Steps

Organizing Your Pantry In 5 Simple Steps - The author clearly has some great advice and pictures to go along with that advice. Organization is a choice that we all make. Its also a never ending process. There is no on button for organizing.

If space is the greatest enemy then organization is our greatest ally. For preppers and survivalists, we have our pantries stuffed to the gills in most cases but if we aren’t utilizing our space effectively we could be missing out …

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