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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.

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.

A Green Beret's Guide to Improvised Home Defense Strategies

A Green Beret’s Guide to Improvised Home Defense Strategies

If you can’t defend it, you don’t own it. Learn from a green beret how to defend your home in an emergency with these essential tips.

Get The Kids To Do Their Laundry With These Easy Tips!

Get The Kids To Do Their Laundry With These Easy Tips!

Doing the laundry is never exactly fun, but having my kids pitch in and help makes the job easier and it also teaches them independence and self-reliance. By planning/organizing a few things in advance, I’ve made the process of doing our laundry much easier for my little helpers.

How to Identify Sepsis as Quickly as Possible

How to Identify Sepsis as Quickly as Possible

Most people don’t really know anything about this condition.

Here's What Movies Forget to Mention About What Happens After Society Collapses

Here’s What Movies Forget to Mention About What Happens After Society Collapses

Traveling through the ruins of our dead civilization will be less like a whimsical action packed adventure, and more like traversing a mine field without a metal detector.

Some Basics on Living a Self-Reliant Lifestyle, Part 2

Some Basics on Living a Self-Reliant Lifestyle, Part 2

In order to live a self-sustained existence, you must prepare, and practice what it is that needs to be done…so that you can actually do it and not just have it stored away in a book or in your files.

Off-Grid Travel: The DIY Survival Bike

Off-Grid Travel: The DIY Survival Bike

The bike can get you through tough times, as well as providing you with exercise and enjoyment prior to the SHTF. You’ll find it a challenge, but that’s what makes it worth it in the long run.

This is Why Our Anonymity is a Thing of the Past

This is Why Our Anonymity is a Thing of the Past

Everywhere you walk you’re subjected to an array of cameras monitoring your every movement; and little by little, taking your anonymity away with it.

The Strange Reason Why Smallpox Could Make a Comeback

The Strange Reason Why Smallpox Could Make a Comeback

It turns out that mother nature may be holding onto her own stockpile of the virus.

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