Megan Stewart

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 nine grandsons and one granddaughter, 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.

How to Use a Compass

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For those who regularly spend time in the woods and mountains, the compass becomes a vital piece of survival equipment. Prior to GPS becoming so popular and accessible, a compass was frequently used for geocaching, a form a treasure hunting for people of all ages. Every compass has at least …

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The Best EDC (Everyday Carry) Knives

Swiss-army knife have always been used as tools. When I was a child, my family always got together for Christmas. With 4 granddaughters in the family, gifts always included that horribly tough, impossible to open, plastic packaging. It wouldn’t be long before my grandfather, my dad, and at least one of …

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Your Customized Family Emergency Plan

There’s no doubt that emergency situations are hectic. When you add family members to the equation and the amount of chaos can double or even triple. In an emergency situation, the ability to act quicky and calmy can be the difference between life and death for you and your loved …

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Which Dog is Best for Survival?

A dog is a man’s best friend”– well said, but look out if you are not the friend of a true survival dog. When you are in danger, a well-trained survival dog may be your only hope of survival. Not just any old dog will do. Does your dog need …

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Emergency Communications 101

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One of the most often overlooked components of an emergency plan or SHTF plan is the need for emergency communications. In today’s world, so many people have become overly dependent on cell phones for communication. In fact, there’s an entire generation of people, those born after 1995, known as Gen …

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