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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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Water Storage

Water Storage – Common Mistakes You Should Avoid

Water Storage – 5 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid One of the first things that people think of when preparing for a disaster situation is storing water. Water is extremely crucial if you want to survive. A person can survive three weeks without food but only three days without water. Although water storage is forefront in […]

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DIY: Rainwater Collection System

Today’s DIY comes to you from the folks at Wikihow.They did a great job of step-by-step photos. We recommend that your drinking water storage NOT come from rain water catchment for many reasons…one of them being that intergalactic aliens might have used that water as a wash basin without leaving a note. There are PLENTY […]

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DIY: {Hillbilly} Washing Machine

Check out today’s DIY Washing Machine! In case you don’t have a Faraday cage big enough for your washing machine, we’ve got you covered. Melissa at Refashionista decided to call her project a Hillbilly Washing Machine. This project is certainly not limited to hillbillies per se, so check it out & make your own…just make […]

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Why Refill My Water Storage?

How much drinking water storage do you have? When did you last replenish/recycle your drinking water storage? Regardless of the claims made by the company that provided the water “preservative” you used in order to secure a shelf-life for your water, it is recommended that you cycle through your water storage and replenish it every […]

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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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Preparedness 101: A Newbie Guide

Our good friends at The American Preppers Network have great info for preppers new & old! This article was recently featured on their blog. Enjoy! This one goes out to the newbies. When a newbie finds themselves on a survival or prepping site, they will often come across detailed and complex articles on a very […]

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Featured Post: When the power goes out…….have a black out kit

The following blogpost was featured on ModernSurvivalOnline by our good friend John Rourke. Good info on prepping & blackouts. Power outages can be caused by a wide variety of sources including general utility problems, winter storms, lightening strikes, wind storms as well as grid overload.  There are numerous other causes but for the purpose of […]

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Is the Generic Sport Berkey an Authentic Berkey Product?

Ever wonder about why we use the term “generic” with the blue Sport Berkey water filtration bottles that we sell? If you have, you’re not the only one. With increasing interest in water filtration and purification, we have noticed more people are asking if the Generic Sport Berkey is an authentic Berkey product. Here’s the […]

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