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The One-Year Pantry, Layer by Layer

The One-Year Pantry, Layer by Layer

During an emergency, we are often left to fend for ourselves. Learn how to use layers to create a food storage pantry based on nutritious foods in order for your family to thrive during the most difficult of times.

The Prepper’s Fortune Cookie

The Prepper’s Fortune Cookie

Fortune cookies are more than just for eating. They can help us put things into perspective in regard to our prepping endeavors.

Surviving Job Loss

Surviving Job Loss

Follow these practical tips on how to survive job loss and learn how to stretch your budget to get the most out of your money.

Wildfire Preparedness Checklist

With the massive droughts plaguing our country, it’s not just the west coast that needs to prepare for this natural disaster. Use this checklist as a way to prepare your home.

Another Mental Exercise, or Is It?

Another Mental Exercise, or Is It?

Sometimes having something light a fire under you motivates you to get creative in how you’re going to accomplish what you need to accomplish with the resources that you have available.

How to Make an Emergency Shelter in 5 Minutes or Less

How to Make an Emergency Shelter in 5 Minutes or Less

Your footing gives way and you body is immersed in 45º water. The clock is ticking. Within 15 minutes, you’ll begin to lose dexterity in your fingers. You need shelter and fire.

When Should I Go Into a Full Pandemic Lockdown Mode And Self Quarantine?

When Should I Go Into a Full Pandemic Lockdown Mode And Self Quarantine?

Some of the key questions facing concerned citizens revolve around the concepts of self quarantine and social distancing. When do you make the call to bug in or bug out? When do you stop going to work out of concern of being exposed to a virulent disease? When should I put my self and family into full pandemic lockdown mode?

How to Build a 30-Day Emergency Food Supply…Fast

How to Build a 30-Day Emergency Food Supply…Fast

If you don’t have a food supply waiting in your pantry, now is the time to focus on creating an emergency stockpile quickly.

What Rampaging Mice can Do To Your Preps

What Rampaging Mice can Do To Your Preps

Stop being a mouse humanitarian. Instead of catching the odd ‘stray’ in a humane trap and relocating him on the beach…nuke the little bastards. There is no such thing as a lone mouse.

Consider This Your LAST Wake-Up Call – James Wesley Rawles

Consider This Your LAST Wake-Up Call – James Wesley Rawles

Ebola is beginning to spread and we all need to either ramp-up our efforts or get very serious about laying in some preps as some items are already unavailable or in very short supply.

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