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  • Items That You Can Barter When SHTF
    by M.D. Creekmore on August 16, 2017 at 5:54 pm

    Barter items for survival – What would you have to trade in a survival situation? Any conversation about prepping first starts with the “the best survival gun” followed by “bugging out vs hunkering down” and then on to “the best retreat location” and then to “what to have on hand for barter… well today, I’m going […]

  • Prepping 101 – A Quick and Easy Guide for Beginning Preppers
    by M.D. Creekmore on August 16, 2017 at 5:43 pm

    This morning as I was trying to catch up on my email (I get a massive amount of email each month, last month over 3,000), I opened a great one from John W. In a nutshell  John, is new to prepping and hasn't really done anything prep-wise yet, but he has been thinking and making plans.John said that he has his home on two acres paid-off and that he has a job and works to support his wife and two children (one 6 and the other 9 years old). He said that he knows from all of the news and the tell-tell signs that something big is coming and that his main fear is a total economic collapse. ...Read the whole entry... » […]

  • How to Get Your Spouse On-Board for Your Preparedness Journey
    by M.D. Creekmore on August 16, 2017 at 1:24 pm

    Unfortunately, for many, the spouse isn’t supportive – or even hostile toward the concept of prepping and emergency preparedness.If you’re constantly fighting through the resistance of your spouse, you will not be able to sustain the required effort for the long haul. The way your spouse views your emergency preparedness pursuits will be based on the way they are affected and where they feel they fit into your priorities.Here are some tips that should help keep your spouse happy and supportive of your efforts... […]

  • Working With A Spouse Who Isn’t Like Minded
    by Contributor on August 16, 2017 at 1:16 pm

    Preparing for hard times is already an uphill battle. It takes time, money, practice and effort to create a self-sufficient lifestyle that will provide food, shelter, and a few modern comforts in hard times, but it is nearly impossible to make those changes in the face of resistance from a spouse, who usually shares your budget. Fortunately, there are still ways to prepare and encourage them in the right direction. […]

  • Wolf Pack Pantry Challenge (Week 16)
    by Bam Bam on August 16, 2017 at 1:10 pm

    Week 15 “Plus 5” Ingredients • Fish • Walking onions • Wild greens • Summer squash • Sweet potato This week you had a chance to catch your breath and go fishing. You have caught several varieties of fish. Other members of your group have foraged for walking onions and wild greens. From your garden […]

  • 10 Low Cost Do-It-Yourself Survival Shelters
    by M.D. Creekmore on August 14, 2017 at 5:37 pm

    Depending on the situation shelter might be your most important survival need, even before food and water, especially if you're caught in the outdoors in bad weather. Or you might need to construct a survival shelter at a secret bug out location so that you have safe and a ready made place to go if it becomes necessary to leave your home in a time of civil unrest.   Check out the survival shelter ideas below and let me know what you think. &nbs […]

  • Poster Child Paracord Bracelet: Weekly Product Review
    by Jesse Mathewson on August 14, 2017 at 1:02 pm

    So why should you be interested in this product over any other that can be found on-line? Honestly, here is the simple reality, this is a product built by a 16 year old Georgia USA man. He is an entrepreneur, something severely lacking in this modern society so many of us accept without question. Personally, I prefer sending money to solid individuals, sure, I love saving money as well. However, when faced with purchasing a product made in Korea or the Taiwan versus a solidly built American product, I will buy American all day. Especially when the cost is not extravagantly different. […]