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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.

Fight, or Flight? Basic Self-Defense Tips

Fight, or Flight? Basic Self-Defense Tips

This is very, very basic instruction on what to do in any given situation involving an unwanted intruder at home or an attacker on the street.

Infographic: National Preparedness Month

Infographic: National Preparedness Month

This infographic illustrates how massive these disasters can effect our personal lives, our jobs and our commerce.

Is it Crazy to Worry About the Golden Horde?

Is it Crazy to Worry About the Golden Horde?

Do you honestly believe in a city of over 8 million people that nobody is going to leave in the event of a disaster?

How to survive an EMP – Part 1: What is an EMP?

How to survive an EMP – Part 1: What is an EMP?

What would happen if terrorists detonated a nuclear device high above the United States? What about if the Sun emitted a large coronal mass ejection that resulted in a damaging geomagnetic storm?

Harvesting and Utilizing Wild Grapes

Harvesting and Utilizing Wild Grapes

Go hunting for wild grapes. Once you find them, you’ll start seeing the fruit everywhere. And once you’ve had wild grape jam or jelly… you’ll never go back to store-bought grape jelly.

The Austerity Diaries: Making Hay While the Sun Shines

The Austerity Diaries: Making Hay While the Sun Shines

With the advent of “progress” we now live in a society in which nothing is really that urgent to most folks. But is this really progress?

52 Weeks to Preparedness
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