Avoid The Lines – How to Store Fuel Long Term

Avoid The Lines – How to Store Fuel Long Term

🕔08:26, 29.Apr 2016

A generator without gas is like a rifle without ammunition. For this piece of machinery to be of any use to you outside of a very expensive and heavy paper weight, you need to have a plan for fuel storage.

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13 Myths and Facts About Canned Foods

13 Myths and Facts About Canned Foods

🕔07:14, 29.Apr 2016

When we think of prepping for survival, one of the first things that come to mind is storing away food and what first comes to mind for most people is canned food.  Canned food is readily available, simple to store,

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DIY: Bedside Holster System

DIY: Bedside Holster System

🕔12:18, 28.Apr 2016

Bedside holsters are a great system if you don’t have curious little toddlers running around the house (I don’t). When you go to sleep at night your weapon is secured within reach in the exact same spot each and every

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You Pass by This Plant Everyday Without Knowing How to Use It When SHTF

You Pass by This Plant Everyday Without Knowing How to Use It When SHTF

🕔15:03, 26.Apr 2016

When there are no doctors about and all pharmacies are closed, how do you cope with pain? Fortunately, Mother Nature has given us a great analgesic in the form of salicin. Salicin, is a naturally occurring compound found in the

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10 Common Home Security Mistakes

10 Common Home Security Mistakes

🕔07:03, 25.Apr 2016

There are about 2,000,000 burglaries in the United States alone each year. That works out to roughly one break-in every six seconds. By the time you finish reading this sentence there will be…yes, chalk it up…another burglary. And let’s face

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How to Grow Fruit All Year Round

How to Grow Fruit All Year Round

🕔08:22, 22.Apr 2016

Editor’s Note: Lisa Farland is a content writer in Happy to Survive – a blog that will help you thrive and survive, and offers articles about preparedness, and off-the-grid, self-reliant living. Lisa is an avid minimalist camper, prepper and survival

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How Much Ammo Should You Stock Pile?

How Much Ammo Should You Stock Pile?

🕔11:54, 21.Apr 2016

In prepping, “How much?” is always a good question. Often times the answer is a bit ambiguous and it boils down to two key factors; how much can you spend, and how much room do you have for storage. Obviously,

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Prepping for People with Hearing, Sight, and Speech Disabilities

Prepping for People with Hearing, Sight, and Speech Disabilities

🕔16:15, 19.Apr 2016

This is the fourth article from the 7-week series on prepping for disabled and elderly. Here is the first article, the second article and the third article. So far in this series we have discussed the importance of networking, medical bugout bags, power needs

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22 Ingenious Hacks to Make Food Last Longer

22 Ingenious Hacks to Make Food Last Longer

🕔07:56, 15.Apr 2016

If you, too, have some food reserves set aside, then you probably already understand the value of food. And if you’re like me, then you probably hate yourself every time you waste your food.  Being a prepper has a lot

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Prepping for People with Mobility Issues

Prepping for People with Mobility Issues

🕔10:20, 13.Apr 2016

This is the third article from the 7-week series on prepping for disabled and elderly. Here is the first article and the second article. Mobility impairments are the most common impairment for those that are disabled or elderly. In prepping for those with mobility

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The Best Places in America to Be in The Event of a Collapse

The Best Places in America to Be in The Event of a Collapse

🕔12:34, 12.Apr 2016

The simple truth of the matter is that if there actually is a major crisis or disaster that leads to a prolonged societal collapse in the US, there really isn’t going to be a “Good Place” to be. So, what

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What Should You Do With Your Canned Foods After the Expiration Date?

What Should You Do With Your Canned Foods After the Expiration Date?

🕔18:25, 8.Apr 2016

The winches strained and squealed and gradually the steamboat Bertrand was excavated from the silt and sand of the Missouri River and brought to the surface. The year was 1968. The Bertrand, a shallow-draft riverboat, had caught a snag north

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The Seven Diseases That Will Wreak Havoc and the One That Will Completely Vanish When SHTF

The Seven Diseases That Will Wreak Havoc and the One That Will Completely Vanish When SHTF

🕔16:28, 6.Apr 2016

Disease comes in many forms. It is not only bacteria and viruses that cause disease. Cancer, as we all know is a prolific killer in today’s world and autoimmune diseases, where our own body turns on itself, are causing massive

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Prepping to Power Medical Equipment When SHTF

Prepping to Power Medical Equipment When SHTF

🕔19:00, 5.Apr 2016

By Russ Fuller This is the second article from the 7-week series on prepping for disabled and elderly. Here is the first article from this series. In the first part of this series on disabled/elderly prepping, we discussed the importance of having

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How to Turn a 5 Gallon Bucket into a Solar Still

How to Turn a 5 Gallon Bucket into a Solar Still

🕔05:34, 4.Apr 2016

By Blake Alma In this day and age, we have plumbing and faucets. We have our own water bills and water heaters. We also have our own water pipelines which connects with the city’s or county’s pipeline. We drink our

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