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Do You Drink Enough Water Now?

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Did you drink enough water today? Every year, we spend hours making sure our emergency supplies are well stocked. We’ll store canned goods, rations, tools, and even water (with accompanying water filters, of course). Many of us think we’re pretty well prepared. However, much like you should eat what you store and store what you […]

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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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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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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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Turning Snow into Drinking Water

Today, one of our fans on Facebook asked us the following question: We just got a snow storm last night…Do you know anything about melting the snow and using it as water? Many of us are familiar with the phrase, “Never drink yellow snow”. While that’s an easy truth to remember, the contaminants that we […]

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Breaking News: Select Berkey Water Purification Systems Now Ship to California

Breaking News… We are now shipping the Berkey Water Purification systems listed above to California residents, effective immediately! The Black Berkeys® & PF2 Fluoride & Arsenic Reduction Elements are also now shipping to CA. Be sure to place your order before inventories are back-ordered! Here’s the deal in a nutshell: The manufacturer has determined that […]

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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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