Megan Stewart

Born and raised in NE Ohio, with early memories that include grandpa teaching her to bait a hook and watching her mom, aunts, and grandmothers garden, sew, and can food, Megan is a true farm girl at heart. For Megan, the 2003 blackout, the events of 911, and the increasing frequency of natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina, spurred a desire to be more prepared for whatever may come along. Soon to be living off-grid, this mother of four and grandmother of six grandsons, is learning everything she can about preparedness, basic survival, and self-sufficient homesteading. She is passionate about sharing that knowledge so that others can be increasingly prepared to protect their families.

12 Excellent Urban Survival Books

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Most expert preppers agree that those with the ability to live or bug out to a rural location have a greater chance of surviving a widespread SHTF event. But for those who find themselves trapped in an urban environment or suburb when SHTF, there are a number of excellent urban …

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Best Security Practices for Living in an Apartment

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One of the most important things to consider in today’s society is safety for yourself and your family.  For those living in an apartment, home security can be more challenging due to the close proximity of people living in the area as well as the greater likelihood of people coming …

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35 Survival Uses for T-Shirts

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If you’re stuck in a survival situation or another emergency situation without the tools you need to get what you need, it can not only be uncomfortable, it can be downright deadly. But with the right knowledge t-shirts have unlimited uses for survival. If you’re wearing a t-shirt and throw …

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19 Survival Uses for Water besides Drinking

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According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the estimated amount of water used by an American family is over 300 gallons per day. When you consider all the uses for water in daily life, it’s clear that water is truly one of our most crucial resources.  Without water, many functions …

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23 Ways to Prevent Bug Bites in the Wild

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One of the best places to spend time is in the wild outdoors. But along with all the beauty that Mother Nature provides, humans must also contend with the insects that make the wild outdoors their home. Insects that sting, bite, or otherwise make their presence known to humans can …

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8 Ways to Get Around After an EMP

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Let’s face it, when SHTF, your choice is to bug in or bug out. For those who are already in a more rural or isolated location, bugging in makes sense. But for those in an urban environment, or even those who live just outside a large city, the need to …

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10 Ways to Use Cardboard for Survival

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When you find yourself in a survival situation, you need to have the knowledge to make use of what you can find. In the woods or a more rural environment, the resources available to you may be different than the ones you’ll find in a more urban environment. One of …

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