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National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is September!


National Preparedness Month is Here. If you haven’t recently, now might be a good time to access your overall preparedness during National Preparedness Month.  With so many reasons to have some of the essentials you’ll need on a daily basis at your disposal, it makes sense to take some time to do a needs assessment. […]

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Portable Solar water heater

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

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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Living Without Electricity

Living Without Electricity – Essentials to Consider

Basic Things To Remember When Living Without Electricity It has happened to all of us at one time or another. The power goes off and our world suddenly is without the conveniences of electricity. Whether due to an act of nature, something caused by man or simply a lifestyle choice, there are some basic essentials to […]

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heated dog house

Heated Dog House DIY Project

How about a heated dog house DIY? I know, it’s early to talk about the Winter,  but it will be here before we know it.  We saw this idea for a heated dog house and wanted to share.  For many, the idea of  keeping your dog outside in it’s dog house in the coldest part of […]

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Meatloaf Fire Can Thumb

Featured: Meatloaf Oil Lamp -The Survival Mom®

Recently, I’ve been bombarded with this question, Berkey Guy, how can I use my meatloaf drippings to survive? Coincidentally, our good friend Lisa Bedford answered this very question on her blog in January of 2012. Heck, she’s The Survival Mom®…survival moms always have answers! Click on the image below or Click HERE to visit today’s […]

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DIY: Convert Your Lawn Mower Into a Generator

Lies start wars. Heck, even facts start wars! But I mentioned lies because I want you to think about this one: I could easily live a few days without electricity. I can’t. My primary source of income will be removed when the grid goes down. I have back-ups and my back-ups have back-ups. Three of […]

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Printable Checklist: The Preparedness Test by Gaye Levy

Our friend Gaye Levy (Survival Woman) from recently posted an article with 29 questions to help you determine & secure your level of preparedness…when an urgent event strikes. After reading the questions, is there anything that you think needs to be included or that you feel is important but wasn’t included? If so, please […]

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