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National Preparedness Month: Put Your Preps to the Test with 24 Hours Unplugged

Put your preps to the test with 24 hours unplugged

It’s time to take your game up a notch with 24 hours unplugged! No fair doing this on a day when you will be away from your normal activities anyway – you want to put your preps to the test!

National Preparedness Month: Planning Your Pantry

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One of the most important things you can do to celebrate National Preparedness Month is to take some time to plan your pantry, so today, on Day 18, we will discuss this important aspect of preparedness.

Lessons from Ferguson: Prepping for Civil Unrest and Martial Law

Prepping for Civil Unrest and Martial Law

Watch and learn from the events in Ferguson, because this type of chaos could be coming to a city near you.

It’s Time for a Prepper Reality Check

time for a prepper reality check

It’s time for a prepper reality check. Be warned. You may not like it. And if you’re offended by this article, that could mean that you are one of the people I’m talking about.

Build the Ultimate School Bug Out Kit for your Kids

Build the Ultimate School Bug Out Kit for your Kids

Is your child prepared to bug out from school?

Prepping for an Ebola Lockdown: No one goes out, no one comes in

Getting ready for lockdown in the event of an Ebola pandemic

Are you prepared to go into lockdown mode if the Ebola virus begins to spread across the country?

The Austerity Diaries: Everything That Can Go Wrong, Will

Whatever can go wrong will go wrong

By learning to turn a negative situation into a more positive experience, we become stronger and more adaptable. That’s what survival is all about.

How to Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

How to make your own laundry detergent

Never has getting things clean been so dirt cheap.

The Big Blackout: Why I’m Going Low-Tech to Prep for an EMP

Why I am going low tech to prep for an EMP

When things change dramatically, perhaps we should accept the change and adapt to it, instead of trying to maintain the illusion that everything is the same.

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream with a Mixer

How to make homemade ice cream with a mixer

If you have a hand mixer, homemade ice cream can be yours!

The Unsustainable Absurdity of the Average American Diet

when fruit needs a passport

We eat blueberries in December and drink pumpkin spice lattes in the summer. We eat tropical fruit with Midwestern grains. Without the transportation system, there would be absolutely no rhyme or reason to our “normal” diets.

Worried about a Health Crisis Caused by Immigrant Kids? Mainstream Says You’re “Hysterical” and “Fear-Mongering”

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Despite H1N1, measles, scabies, and tuberculosis, you’re just an anti-immigrant bigot if you’re concerned about disease.

Interview with Survival Prepper Joe

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I recently had the opportunity to chat with Joe Touchstone of Survival Prepper Joe. I really enjoyed revisiting how I got started prepping and how the website came to be.