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New Bug Out Bag Book Now on Amazon

Last week I was able to publish the second edition of my bug out bag book, 53 Essential Bug Out Bag Supplies, and I know you’re going to love the updates! Aside from clarifying my thoughts, here’s what’s new: Updated some of the gear and supply recommendations as they were either outdated or expensive; Moved […]

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8 Easy Tarp Shelters for Survival

One of the items I recommend in my list of 53 essential bug out bag supplies is a tarp. Coupled with a some quality paracord and a few stakes and you can have a makeshift shelter setup in minutes. Although the following video is about wilderness shelter techniques, you can and should know how to […]

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How Long Do Canned Foods REALLY Last?

I know most canned foods will last significantly longer than their expiration dates–even several years longer–with tomato based products being an exception. Of course, there is something to be said for how nutritious or tasty those cans of food are going to be years beyond their best by dates, but if you have nothing else […]

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Should You Use an N-95 Mask?

If you can even get an N-95 or similar mask, should you bother to wear them? The authorities say they don’t do much good if you’re trying to avoid getting covid-19, others disagree. Personally, I don’t see how it hurts to wear one if you’re in the worrisome demographics, but I’m not a healthcare provider […]

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Is it Possible to be Food Self-Sufficient Living in the UK?

At the time of writing, the world is in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic; people are panic-buying and all of the long-term food supplies have been stripped from supermarket shelves.  And while the pandemic will almost certainly burn out in the coming months, for many people it is an awakening. Disasters really can happen […]

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Prepper To-Do List Time!

Because I’ve been stuck at home with nowhere to go, I decided to dust off my prepper to-do list this past weekend. Surprisingly, I hadn’t bothered to do anything on my list since fall of last year, which is much longer than normal. No matter. I’m glad I have some time on my hands to […]

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7 Toilet Paper Alternatives

Lately, YouTube has been recommending me prepping videos on how to find toilet paper in the woods. While this may seem like a viable option but, knowing my luck, I would end up with something that gave me a butt rash for weeks, lol. So, that’s a no-go for me and I’d suspect it’s the […]

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I’m Coming to YOUR House! Not So Fast…

Lately, I’ve been a popular person among friends and family since they all know I’m a prepper. Surprisingly, I’ve yet to hear anyone say that they’re “coming to my house” for this coronavirus pandemic, especially since so many have said those very words to me in the past. It used to be that I wouldn’t […]

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Gas Masks and Respirators for Pandemic

Think you need a face mask or respirator for the coronavirus? Maybe a full-face gas mask? Good luck trying to get something for a reasonable price right now, but if you insist then there’s more you should know about what type to get, which ones to avoid, how to wear them properly, and whether they’re […]

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Got Toilet Paper? Be Prepared to Fight if You Don’t!

The other day, a friend of mine mentioned the following video of people fighting over toilet paper in Australia. Apparently, scenes like these have been going viral on the Internet lately: It’s shocking to me how ridiculous people can get over the possibility of not having their toilet paper, lol. And that’s not all, local […]