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Portable Solar water heater

Easy and inexpensive portable solar water heater DIY for under $10.00

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Portable Solar water heater is a great survival tool to have in your preps. Hot water is something we all will want every day and especially in a SHTF scenario or unexpected emergency or disaster.  It  may not be something you’ll necessarily have access too without some forethought on your part. We’ve seen a lot […]

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Smart Self Reliance Attitudes

Like the self reliance skills we discussed earlier this week, it takes more than physical preparation to truly be prepared. Those who are great at preparing tend to have certain attitudes and traits. Here are some of the attitudes and behaviors every true prepper has. Caution It’s tempting to watch shows like The Walking Dead […]

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Places to Store Emergency Food

5 Clever Places to Store Emergency Food

Which places to store emergency food do you use? You’ve been taking time to gradually build up your canned food storage, but now you’ve run into a problem: you’ve reached critical mass! The amount of storage you have (or need to have) exceeds the amount of available space in your home. Where’s it all going […]

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emergency candles

Make 50-hour Emergency Candles for Less Than $2 Each

Learn How to Make 5o Hour Emergency Candles Once, in college, the power went out on my half of town. (I went to school in a small town in Idaho.) since my roommates and I had very little interest in preparedness at the time, we only had a single flashlight for out apartment. It was […]

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The Ultimate Spring Storm Checklist

  Source: Cheaper than Dirt It’s looking like the wild weather we’ve had this winter isn’t going away – it might actually get worse. Tyler Stanfield from Wunderground has an excellent analysis that predicts 3 hurricanes and 1 major hurricane along the Atlantic. Those of us in the west aren’t in for a walk in […]

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