Karen Hendry

Karen Hendry
An urban prepper and rural wannabe, Karen has been working as a freelance writer for a decade and prepping for about half that time. She has gathered a wealth of knowledge on preparing for SHTF, but there is always more to learn and she has a passion for gathering and sharing that knowledge with other like-minded folk. Karen lives in London, Canada with her two children and plethora of cats. In her spare time she is writing the next great apocalyptic novel of our time, full of government conspiracy and betrayal at every level.

DIY Mosquito Traps

Is it possible to make one that is effective and really works? A DIY mosquito trap is easier to make than you think and the beauty of it is that there are many solutions for keeping mosquitoes at bay, some for outside and some for inside. Some of these solutions …

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How to Survive a Wildfire

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It is an unfortunate truth that wildfires gobble up thousands of acres of woodland, grassland, and even residential land every year. Depending on where you live, the risk of wildfires can be very real and you need to be prepared for it. These fires can burn at temperatures of 1,000 …

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DIY Archery Target

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Your wife and children are in camp and they are hungry. Your food ran out yesterday and you need to feed your family. You have only your bow, your quiver of arrows, and your skill. But you didn’t practice shooting very much before society went south. You have spent much …

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11 Ways to Preserve Eggs that are Pure Genius

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If we are fortunate enough to have gotten through a bad time and have a secure place to live, then thoughts inevitably turn toward producing and preserving enough food to feed us and our families. Having chickens that can provide us with eggs is one of the most ideal ways …

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How to Make a Primitive Bow for Survival

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Making a survival bow is a challenge that many preppers and survivalists want to master for the purpose of survival. Not only that, but the actual process is just plain fun! The idea behind making a survival bow is that you will be able to find the right materials in the …

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Bushcraft Tools Must Haves

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In our comfy Western civilization few people choose the bush as home. Knowing how to live off the land and away from urban conveniences is a set of skills that have largely died out. But what if society collapses to the point that you have to survive in the bush …

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Prepping for the Disabled

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Prepping is cumbersome for anyone, but for those who are disabled, even a simple bugout can be a challenge. Ultimately, if you or a family member is disabled, then prepping will take careful planning above and beyond what the average prepper has to deal with. There are simply so many …

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How to Live Without a Fridge

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Why would anyone want to live without a fridge? This is a valid question especially when 99.8% of Americans own fridges according to government data made available in 2018. However, millions of people in Africa and Asia are forced to live without fridges either because there is no power available …

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Schooling in a Post-SHTF World

It is the goal of many of us is to prepare not only for the collapse of society as we know it, but to prepare to rebuild and move on after that collapse has run its course. We have ensured we have enough tools, food, and weaponry to make it …

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