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


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

Interview with Survival Prepper Joe


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.

How to Still Be Chill Without a Refrigerator

How to be chill without a refrigerator

Looking for a fun way to spend the hottest week of the summer thus far? Going without a working refrigerator is NOT it.

The Heat is On: How to Stay Cool without Air Conditioning

How to stay cool without air conditioning

All across the country, the mercury is climbing…and staying there, way up at the top of the thermometer. But running an air conditioner at full blast to combat the heat can be very expensive, and for those of us on a budget, the resulting bill can be crippling.

This Week’s Harvest: Strawberries

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Strawberry season is in full swing. Now is the time to stock up on those delicious vivid red berries! Learn how (and why) to grow them, wash them, and preserve them!

Quiz: Will You Survive When the SHTF?


Do you have the skills, knowledge, and supplies to survive?

30 Signs That You’re One of Those “Crazy Preppers”

30 Signs That You Are One of Those Crazy Preppers

Here are the top 30 signs, should you ever be the subject of a nationwide manhunt, that you too will be considered a “Crazy Prepper on the Loose”.

How to Survive Skyrocketing Meat Prices (Without Becoming a Vegetarian)

How to Survive Skyrocketing Meat Prices Without Becoming a Vegetarian

Do escalating meat prices mean that you have to become a vegetarian? Does it mean that you have to eschew healthy hormone-free meats and go with the toxic grocery store offerings? Not at all.

The Austerity Diaries: How Saving Money Is Better Than Earning It

How Saving Money Is Better Than Earning It

The best way to save money is to spend time.

5 Reasons You Should Be Preparing


If there is one thing we can say about our current economic, financial, social and political climate it’s that we have entered an era in human history of total unpredictability.

The Austerity Diaries: A Rainy Day Fund is Your Top Priority

A Rainy Day Fund is Your Top Priority

The reasons you might need to tap into an emergency fund are as varied as the news headlines – there are so many different disasters that can arise, and nearly every single one of them will require that you have some additional funds available.

Infographic: The Daily Prep’s Long Term Food Storage Guide

The Daily Prep Long Term Food Storage Guide

The Daily Prep’s Long Term Food Storage Guide takes you step by step through the entire food storage process, in plain terms and beautiful graphics. It’s complete with sections like: how to capitalize on left over space in a small house, how to incorporate “couponing” into your food storage shopping,Read the Rest…

The Austerity Diaries

The Austerity Diaries

Refuse to take part in the nation’s economic collapse. Take control of your life by taking control of meeting your own needs.