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Humanure – The Perfect SHTF Sanitation System

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If you are not yet composting human waste on your homesteading survival retreat or bugout location, you should be. For far too long folks thought there was no way to turn safely compost human waste and deemed it forever to be useless “black water.” Now, creating “humanure” is a lauded …

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Quick and Easy Survival Candy Recipes

There are a lot of food staples to consider when preparing survival kits, bug out bags or long term bunker food supplies, and your sweet tooth shouldn’t be neglected. It might seem like a luxury, but candy and cookies are on the list of staples that should be included. Why? …

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Survival Notes – February 12th 2018

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How did you prep this week? On our homesteading survival retreat we worked on adding an essential off grid component to our prepper haven. I shocked my hubby when I told him what I wanted for Valentine’s Day this year….an outhouse! Most ladies would request jewelry and not ask for …

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Free Range Children: Could Your Kids Survive SHTF On Their Own?

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Why are you prepping? I don’t mean what type of SHTF specific SHTF scenario are you prepping for, but what is the motivation behind your survival and homesteading efforts. Self-preservation is of course, a primary factor in why we spend countless hours and dollars preparing for a doomsday disaster, but …

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Do You Need More Than One Bug Out Bag?

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This question has plagued avid preppers since bug out bags began their popularity, and for a good reason. Should you pack more weight into one BOB, should you have multiple BOBs for different scenarios, should you skimp on some important items in order to lower your weight for one bug …

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Year-Long Guide to Stockpiling

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Building a stockpile is one of the main goals of a prepper. You want to have a stockpile created to last through an emergency scenario. That scenario might be a job loss or something catastrophic, such as an EMP. No matter the situation, a stockpile still has the same goal …

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Top 5 Survival Food Brands You Should Try

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More than 53% of Americans do not have a minimum three-day supply of non-perishable food and water stored in their home at all times. After watching news footage of countless communities being left cut off from the outside world due to hurricanes, floods, and wild fires in 2017 alone, it …

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Survival Notes – Beginning of February 2018

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Today we prep so tomorrow we can live. Prepping is the best form of life ASSURANCE there is. Developing a prepping schedule at the beginning of the year will allow you to spend 52 weeks learning new skills, honing existing ones, and keeping track of your stockpiles by working in …

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Best Survival Real Estate Agencies

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Selling and buying homesteading, survival, and off grid retreat land become a robust and growing niche in the real estate industry. It is not difficult to find quality parcels of land in rural areas, a few clicks on your keyboard will surely lead you to copious amount of large acre …

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The EMP Threat Is Real The Government Is Not Prepared

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North Korea claims to be able to hit the United States mainland with ballistic missiles and an EMP weapon. It is long past time to not only start taking the threat of an EMP attack far more seriously, but to educate yourself about what the impact of an electromagnetic pulse …

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The Sambo Martial Art for Preppers

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photo above, adapted from Flickr, courtesy of CFS SAMBO FRANCE via the CC BY-SA 2.0 license Sambo, an eclectic system of hand-to-hand fighting skills created by the Russian military in the early twentieth century for the sole purpose of destroying one’s enemies on the battlefield. It was the brainchild of two men, …

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How to Set up a Homeschooling Classroom

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You made the big (and wise) leap out of the public education system and are going to homeschool your children. Pat yourself on the back quickly and roll up your sleeves – there’s a LOT of work to do! Before you can start, a classroom must be created to give …

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Setting Things Straight About Zombies

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I am sure you have seen the person driving around with the Zombie Hunter bumper sticker, or know some who is completely infatuated with Zombies. I am going to talk to you about real life zombies. There have been several cases of “zombie-like activity” which people exhibit when they take …

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Survival Notes – January 27th 2018

Welcome to Survival Sullivan, I hope it is not your first visit here. But, if it is, I am sure it will not be your last! This is the first of an ongoing series of survival notes to great preparedness tips, news reports we should all be aware of as we …

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Burying Your Guns And Other Places To Store Them

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Periodically gun laws are reviewed and there are threats that certain guns, or sometimes all guns, can no longer be owned by the citizens of the country! This is often a result of pressure from anti-gun groups or a reaction to an increase in gun violence. However, the reality is …

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Full Review of the Cree Q5 Flashlight

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A flashlight is a very important piece of equipment to have in your survival plan. In fact a flashlight is very important to have everyday. I am going to talk to you about the Cree Q5 flashlight. This flashlight is small in size, but has many benefits. It’s only 3.7” …

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SHTF Charity Is For Fools

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Do you have friends and loved ones who are still living a “sheeple” life and don’t see the writing on the wall, no matter how much you try to educate them about the need to prep? Me too. You have probably thought about what is going to happen to them …

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Following a Military Survival Mindset to Survive

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The United States military has been survival guinea pigs for over 200 years, meaning we might be able to learn a thing or two from their ways. I’ve been an Infantryman for a number of years now, and I can tell you for a fact that my mindset has definitely …

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The Best Water Filters for Preppers and Campers

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Whether you are new to prepping or not, everyone agrees that water is extremely important. In fact you can survive about 3 days without it. So we know water is important, but we don’t always have clean water at our disposal. I am first going to talk about potential contaminants …

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20 Things Preppers Should Do More Of

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As 2018 begins, it is a perfect time to delve into the things preppers should be doing more of on a regular basis. Being a prepper should always be viewed as a lifestyle and not a hobby – and definitely not as merely a purchase a bunch of survival gear …

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