Category Archive: Survival

Sep 30

Don’t Just Prep During Emergency Preparedness Month

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It’s the last day of Emergency Preparedness Month… but don’t start thinking that you are DONE! This is a good time to make sure you have your house in order, and are set for Winter. Some Things You Can Do…. Change out the Water in your Water Storage Containers Check the seals on your jars …

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Sep 10

Pandemic Protection

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Sadly, trying to envision a world where a Pandemic Survival Kit is needed is no longer difficult. What do you do when diseases like Ebola or this new Respiratory Virus are in your neighborhood? Would you rather look foolish taking precautions? Or is it foolish to go out unprepared? Everyone should have some Pandemic protection gear …

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Aug 25

Natural Remedies for Chapped Lips

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Since I spend so much time outside in all weather, I am always fighting chapped lips. While it’s not a life threatening issue, chapped lips are irritating, and can be painful. Luckily they can be treated, and even prevented with natural remedies for chapped lips. First of all… stop licking! Licking your lips is the …

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Jun 04

Geocaching! A Fun Way to Practice Orienteering

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Geocaching teaches Orienteering, aka. finding your way around with coordinates. It’s a useful and practical skill for anyone. The problem with useful and practical skills is that teaching them to kids can feel a bit like school. Sit your kids down and say “today we are going to learn….” and you might be met with some …

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May 28

Lifestraw Water Bottle- The Filter Water Bottle for On the Go

lifestraw water bottle

Most of us know about Lifestraw. It’s a phenomenal invention! The personal drinking device that filters bacteria and microbes out of water while you suck it up was designed for emergency situations or areas of the world that have been stuck by disaster. The Lifestraw company even gives away a device in the third world, …

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May 21

Quick Clot for Your Prepper First Aid Kit

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When I first learned about Quikclot, I was intrigued… a medical dressing that actually stops bleeding? What is it? How does it work? Is it available for anyone? After a bit of study, I decided to buy some for our home First Aid Kit, and for our Bug-Out-Bags. Luckily, we haven’t had an injury to …

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May 21

Seed Vault

Have you got a survival seed vault for your prepper cache? This kit contains 16 essential vegetable seed packets that will allow you to grow up to an acre of food for your family in times of need. These are top quality seeds and they contain all heirloom seeds, non-GMO, and non-hybrid strains. So you …

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May 12

Five Essential Nutrient Rich Vegetables for Your Garden

Nutrient Rich Vegetables Not all vegetables are created equal. The nutrition found in leafy greens far exceeds what you might find in your average cucumber. If you are planting a garden for maximum value with limited resources, it might be good to plant nutrient rich vegetables that will provide you with the most return/benefit. That’s …

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Apr 30

Beans As a Survival Food

Beans are one of the most versatile, and healthy foods to have in your Prepper Pantry. They are loaded with nutrients, full of fiber, and a great source of protein. Beans can be eaten fresh, or dried for later use. Make them into soups or stews, eat them as a side dish, mash them into …

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Apr 24

Secret Rooms – Keep Your Food Storage and Survival Supplies Safe and Hidden

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Stockpiling food and supplies for your family is the right thing to do. The question is, do you want to share with everyone you know? If people see that you have food, medicines and important tools to get through an emergency situation, where do you think they will head when trouble starts? Suddenly, you have acquaintances and strangers …

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