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Peanut Butter as a Survival Food: Protein Packed in the Pantry

Peanut Butter as a Survival Food: Protein Packed in the Pantry - One of the best survival foods is widely available and probably already in your pantry! Peanut butter is an excellent and nutritious way to stay fed during an emergency, disaster, or SHTF. It has plenty of nutrients and protein to carry you over for short periods, or it can supplement a long-term food storage supply.

One of the best survival foods is widely available and probably already in your pantry! Peanut butter is an excellent and nutritious way to stay fed during an emergency, disaster, or SHTF. It has plenty of nutrients and protein to …

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The Best Bushcraft Knife: Finding the Optimal Tools for SHTF

The Best Bushcraft Knife: Finding the Optimal Tools for SHTF - A few contenders that ended towards the top but didn't make the list in the article below include the Ontario RAT and the Condor Bushlore. They were left off in the interest of keeping the list manageable, but we'll go ahead and let you know they were at the top of the 'runner up heap'.

What is your favorite knife for bushcraft? It is surprising how many people have different tastes when it comes to a tool as simple as a knife. We strode out to determine the best bushcraft knife using our own experience …

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Prepper Acronyms: Common Survival Acronyms to Know

Prepper Acronyms: Common Survival Acronyms to Know - SHTF, BOB, TEOTWAWKI... Whether you embrace the shorthand or not, the fact remains that there is a lot of it out there. It has almost evolved into an exclusive language where you can hold a whole conversation without using layman's terms. I'm pretty used to this myself, there were plenty of TLAs (Three letter acronyms) in the military to get up to speed on fast. While the prepping acronyms may be annoying to the newcomer, you have to admit that it does speed up the dialogue, if only a little. 

SHTF, BOB, TEOTWAWKI… Whether you embrace the shorthand or not, the fact remains that there is a lot of it out there. It has almost evolved into an exclusive language where you can hold a whole conversation without using layman’s …

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5 Homemade Rat Traps to Keep Your Food Storage Rodent-Free

5 Homemade Rat Traps to Keep Your Food Storage Rodent-Free — A rat in the pantry is a quick way to ruin your day. They can gnaw through containers like they arent even there and make short work of all your hard work.

A rat in the pantry is a quick way to ruin your day. They can gnaw through containers like they arent even there and make short work of all your hard work. Luckily for us, the same drive that pushes them …

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The 10 Best Prepper Audiobooks

The 10 Best Prepper Audiobooks -- Lately, I have really been getting into audiobooks. If I am planning to have a spotty off-grid connection, I download them to my phone. I got some Bluetooth headphones a while back, as a gift, and those things paired up with some downloaded audiobooks make knocking out the honey-do list a breeze.

Lately, I have really been getting into audiobooks. If I am planning to have a spotty off-grid connection, I download them to my phone. I got some Bluetooth headphones a while back, as a gift, and those things paired up …

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Beyond Paracord: 8 Other Cordage Types You Need to Know

Beyond Paracord: 8 Other Cordage Types You Need to Know — It’s no secret that 550 paracord is the most versatile cord you can include in your bug out bag. It should not be the only type of cordage that you consider, though.

Beyond Paracord: 8 Other Cordage Types You Need to Know It’s no secret that 550 paracord is the most versatile cord you can include in your bug out bag. It should not be the only type of cordage that you consider, …

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12 Cheap Ways to Become a Better Prepper

12 Cheap Ways to Become a Better Prepper — Prepping seems to ask more from your wallet every day. If you don't have money to convert your grid to solar, it doesn't mean you have to just sit on your hands.

12 Cheap Ways to Become a Better Prepper Prepping seems to ask more from your wallet every day. If you don’t have money to convert your grid to solar, it doesn’t mean you have to just sit on your hands. …

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How to Make a Homemade Moisturizer for Dry Winter Skin

How to Make a Homemade Moisturizer for Dry Winter Skin — Do your heels look like the hide of an alligator? Is your skin chapped from the cold and the wind? Are your legs so dry that little flakes come off with your pants?

How to Make a Homemade Moisturizer for Dry Winter Skin Do your heels look like the hide of an alligator? Is your skin chapped from the cold and the wind? Are your legs so dry that little flakes come off …

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The Best Bug Out Bag Backpack – Finding the Optimal Tools for SHTF

The Best Bug Out Bag Backpack – Finding the Optimal Tools for SHTF - There are many considerations and schools of thought when it comes to bug out bags in general. We take these into consideration and offer advice and some options for each brand of prepping. Having rapid access to preparedness resources is a huge benefit to anyone in a SHTF situation. Beginning preppers and long time preppers both know the importance of the thing that holds the bug out bag together- the bag itself.

The Best Bug Out Bag Backpack – Finding the Optimal Tools for SHTF There are plenty of backpack options for your bug out bag out there. Just like the gear in your bug out bag, the backpack you go with …

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How Will You Communicate in an Emergency?

How Will You Communicate in an Emergency? Are you planning on using your cell phone to send texts? While that may be more reliable than making calls, the communication grid is not especially reliable.

How Will You Communicate in an Emergency? Are you planning on using your cell phone to send texts? While that may be more reliable than making calls, the communication grid is not especially reliable. You have certainly experienced small outages …

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