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Snowed In – How to Survive Tips and Tricks

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Winter will soon be upon us and in some areas. Before you know it, everything will be covered in a blanket of white. Although it’s beautiful to look at and adds to the holiday feeling, there are times when there is so much snow that everything shuts down and you are snowed in. With a […]

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Survival Cement

Survival Cement

Survival Cement, a.k.a Being Primitive Isn’t so Bad In the Southwest deserts, there are Anasazi ruins in the cliff walls that have been there for over 1000 years that are basically intact. The materials that they used to construct the walls were readily available. With a little but of clay-rich mud, grass and water, you […]

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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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Featured: Propane Primer by Backdoor Survival

Backdoor Survival (run by our friend Gaye) has produced a great article on Integrating Propane Into Your Prepping Strategy. The article was written by her technical consultant Chris Newman. I found it informative & a definite read for anyone with our kind-of-mindset…be ready just-in-case! Here’s an excerpt: What is Propane? Propane is a gaseous byproduct […]

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Awesome DIY Project – How to build a plastic bottle greenhouse!

Today’s project is your very own Green House built from plastic bottles. You can use virtually any size plastic bottle, although the numbers needed will vary by your final dimensions. Click on the image below to Download the PDF or click HERE to visit today’s DIY. (The link at Ana-Green.com is not working but we […]

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Triple Threats of Hurricanes & Hurricane Bug-Out-Bag

For those of us who don’t live in a danger zone for hurricanes, the most significant threats posed by a hurricane include the following: High Waves & Storm Surge High Winds Heavy Rain & Flash Floods Waves & Surge- The most fatal mistake often made with regard to response by residents during a hurricane threat, is […]

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Printable Checklist: The Preparedness Test by Gaye Levy

Our friend Gaye Levy (Survival Woman) from BackdoorSurvival.com 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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