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Soap Thieves, A Surprising Lesson About Prepping


Soap thieves, who knew? Image from Priceonomics Blog The other day, we found a news story that taught us a lesson every prepper should know and follow. If you live in a city, you may have seen local drugstores lock up items like soap and shampoo. This sounds odd: why would low-value items like soap […]

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Hiding Valuables

Hiding Valuables In Plain Sight – Because You Never Know

Hiding Valuables in Plain Sight Everyone has things that they want to keep safe. Whether it be you’re grandmother’s wedding ring or your guns, it is necessary to protect them from the dishwasher repairman, your daughter’s sketchy new boyfriend, or (if the SHTF) looters. The best places to hide your valuables might not be in […]

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How to Build a Shipping Container Cabin

Shipping containers are being used all over the world as an alternative way to build a structure, in this case a home.  Could you live in a shipping container if it turned out like this one?  Take a look at this comprehensive 17 step process and let us know. Disclaimer: I am not a professional […]

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FREE Download: The Preparedness Review, Spring 2013

Todd Sepulveda (creator or Prepper Website) invited both Jeff & I to provide articles for The Preparedness Review, and we happily accepted. Jeff’s article is titled Don’t Waste Your Time…There’s Prepping to Do, and David’s article is titled Are You Knot Ready? Here are excerpts from both: I’m convinced that time management skills are what […]

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