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How To Stay Warm During a Power Outage

In Featured, Prepping and Survivalism by M.D. Creekmore

Let’s face it, heating your home during a long-term power outage is probably one of the biggest challenges that a homeowner facing the cold winter has to overcome. You have to keep your body temperature in the normal range i.e. above 95 F (35 C) or hypothermia will start to set in. When your body temperature drops, your heart, nervous …

EcoZoom Rocket Stove Review: Is It The Best Solution For Off-Grid Cooking?

First off would like to thank Phil from EcoZoom for sending one of their rocket stoves (a Zoom Versa) for review here on The EcoZoom rocket stove was designed by the folks at Aprovecho Research Center and is marketed by for use in developing countries as a safer and more efficient method of cooking, and they have recently expanded …

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K-Tor hand crank generator (pocket socket 1 amp usb) : Weekly Product Review

In Reviews and Smart Buys by Jesse Mathewson

I can honestly say that this is one of the few products for which I have no real reservations in recommending fully to all of you!

Modern electronic devices have come quite a long way in a few decades, from filling a room to literally size of a wristwatch. This means that while we oldsters still have our books and writing implements, the reality is that not only is written information more easily available via the internet it is being replaced by it.

How to Make a Faraday Cage (An Easy Illustrated Guide)

by Dr. Arthur Bradley There is a great deal of confusion about DIY Faraday cages and Faraday Boxes. Not only about how to build them, but also what they actually protect against. In this article, Dr. Arthur Bradley, author of Disaster Preparedness for EMP Attacks and Solar Storms, answers a few basic questions and perhaps debunks a few myths. What is …

The Prepared Prepper’s Cookbook

Over 170-Pages of Food Storage Tips, and Recipes from Preppers All Over America! Food is one of the most valuable human resources. It’s also one of the least guaranteed resources to be available, as our world continues to tilt toward uncertainty. To ensure survival for you and your family through food security, you need three essential ingredients: storage, cooking, and …

The Prepper’s Guide to Surviving the End of the World, as We Know It…

Gear, Skills, and Related Know-How Our world is on the brink of chaos. You’ve seen the evidence all around you: the potential for economic collapse, viral pandemic, and electromagnetic pulse. Even the federal government suggests a “survival kit.” But with their one-week supply recommendation, how prepared are you really to survive in any of these dangers? Do you have the …

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The Lost Ways Book Review

In Reviews and Smart Buys by Jesse Mathewson

Everyone enjoys having knowledge that others deem to be special, necessary or unique. Some of us understand that the knowledge necessary to start a fire with sticks or rocks is something most humans do not have anymore. In fact, even our military elite cannot survive without their massive supply chains and chemically stable Meals Ready to Eat. The Lost Ways is a book, that does something many other books have tried to do, but in an extremely well put together package bound together in a way most books haven’t been in decades now.

Survival Gear That I Use

I occasionally mention tools and prepper supplies that I use and/or recommend in my posts here and there, but this page includes an easy-to-access list of the best prepping items and what I use and recommend. I hope it’s helpful! Disclosure: There are some affiliate links below and I may receive commissions for purchases made through links in this post, …

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The Best Survival Foods to Buy at The Grocery Store

In Prepping and Survivalism by M.D. Creekmore

Over the years I’ve consulted with many clients through my consulting business who know that they should stock up on food, water, and other needed gear but they’ve become so overwhelmed with all the “prepper foods” and “prepper gear” suggestions that are being promoted on nearly every survival blog and prepper website that they don’t know where to start – …