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Build The Ultimate School Bug Out Kit For Your Kids

Preparedness |  | Is your child prepared to bug out from school?  Mine is. Last year, I posed the question, “Should Your Kids Know How to Bug Out…from School?” and the answers to that question were incredibly varied. Some parents said that the kids shouldn’t be in public schools in the first place. Others said that they absolutely had ...Read More »

Fun: It’s NOT the F-Word for Preppers

Preparedness |  | Lately, it seems like pretty hard to find good news. Folks are judging each other based on who they vote for during the presidential race that occurred two years ago. Battle lines have been drawn and any day now, I expect a bloodbath to erupt between extremistson both sides. People are shooting at other people because of the color ...Read More »

90% of Wildfires Are Caused by People, Not by “Climate Change” – Here’s Why (and How) You Must Prep Your Home for the Inevitable

Preparedness |  | Wildfires have been particularly bad the past few years. It’s part of the reason my family and I moved out of California. (Only part – the laws there are crazy!) And while this year seems worse than ever, the first 6 months are it’s actually not quite as bad as last year, according to the National ...Read More »

How to Still Be Chill Without a Refrigerator

Preparedness |  | Looking for a fun way to spend this hot summer week? I’m just going to go out on a limb here and say that spending it without a working refrigerator is NOT it. A few years ago I was out for the day.  I got home and opened the fridge and grabbed a drink. I ...Read More »

How to Grow a Survival Garden (and what to do if it dies)

Preparedness |  | I love growing my own vegetable garden. I spend many fulfilling hours outside every summer, tending to my plants, nurturing my soil, and babying things along, with the birds for music and a basket full of delicious organic food to show for it each day. Except for that one year. That one year, my garden was a ...Read More »

Power Grid Could Buckle During Extreme Heat Wave: Here’s How to Keep Cool

Preparedness |  | The power grid in the US is old and tenuous, and with the current “heat dome” that has settled over the southwestern part of the country, the risk of demand outstripping supply is very real. High-temperature records were set in several states: Death Valley, CA: 127 Las Vegas, NV: 112 Palm Springs, CA: 121 Phoenix, ...Read More »

The #1 Survival Lesson You Can Learn from the Duck Boat Tragedy

Preparedness |  | By now, you’ve probably read about the duck boat tragedy in Branson, Missouri.  Whenever I hear about events like this, I analyze the situation to think about what might have altered the outcome for the better. After a tragedy, there is always at least one survival lesson we can learn that may help us if we ...Read More »

How to Survive a Summer Power Outage

Preparedness |  | Sometimes people think that a summer power outage is easier to deal with than a winter one. After all, in the summer, you don’t have to worry about freezing to death, which is a very real threat during a long-lasting winter outage. However, a summer power outage carries its own set of problems. Foremost are ...Read More »

10 Smart Ways to Prep Without Spending Money

Preparedness |  | Are you convinced that you can’t prep unless you have a whole lot of money to spend? That couldn’t be further from the truth. There are all sorts of ways you can become better prepared without spending a dime. The thing to remember is that there is a lot more to prepping than just feverishly ...Read More »

Survival Basics: Buckets, Lids And Gamma Seals

Preparedness |  | Buckets are a fact of life when it comes to food storage. They are strong, light and moisture free, and, when sealed, will keep most, if not all pests at bay.  They are also readily available and the cost is nominal, if not free. In keeping with the them of survival and food storage basics, ...Read More »

CAUTION: Americans Should Be Prepared for ANYTHING on the 4th of July (VIDEO)

Preparedness |  | Folks will want to be especially alert on the 4th of July this year for a variety of reasons. Hopefully, it will just be a peaceful day of barbecues, parades, and fireworks, but there are some current events that you should consider before making plans to be out there with the crowds. While there are ...Read More »

How to Survive the Civil Unrest That’s Coming to America

Preparedness |  | The rhetoric in the United States is heating up and we’re sounding anything but…well…united. It seems to most media pundits like we are too far down the path to Civil War 2.0 to turn back now. Activists are laying siege to government offices. Threats toward people who disagree are growing in ferocity. It’s ugly and ...Read More »

Is the Media Deliberately Trying to Spawn Civil War 2.0?

Preparedness |  | Everyone is talking about a looming civil war on American soil, but they’re all blaming the “other” side. The media is deliberately trying to stir things up with breathless headlines about how awful the “other” side is. And it’s working so well it could lead us right to Civil War 2.0. (Here’s what you need to ...Read More »

100+ Preps You Can Get for $1

Preparedness |  | You can still prep even if you don’t have a lot of money to spare. Here’s a list we brainstormed over in Prep Club, our Facebook group, of items that can be purchased for a dollar or less. Some of these things can be found at stores like WalMart while others will be at your local ...Read More »

Are You Ready for Hurricane Season? The Prepper’s Hurricane Survival Guide

Preparedness |  | It’s that time of year again – hurricane season has arrived. In North America, hurricane season officially lasts from June 1st through November 30th. However, that doesn’t mean that a hurricane can’t be stirred up at other times of the year – it’s just less common. Buy The Prepper’s Hurricane Survival Guide for $5.49 The ...Read More »

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