Mira J. Ross

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Mira has been prepping for 10 years. Living in the outskirts of metropolitan Atlanta with her 3 children, she's preparing not just for SHTF events but also for everyday emergencies.

How to Survive Like the Native Americans

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Native Americans had a special knack for living off of the land. When some think about how they manage to make use of every sort of thing in nature to survive and thrive, one might think that they were extraordinary in their abilities. But you don’t have to be from …

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Native American Herbal Cures

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The Native Americans were known for their oneness with Nature. They made good use of the resources of the land in their everyday activities. And when the time came to administer medicines, these primitive American residents tapped into the riches around them in order to heal their loved ones. This …

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How to Preserve Food like the Native Americans

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In the world where refrigeration is widely available, many of us don’t really think about preserving food much, because quite frankly the refrigerator does it for us. Survivalists however are aware of the fact that when the grid goes down, some if not all of the food we have in …

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40 Common Preps with a SHORT Shelf Life

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When preppers look for items to stockpile, they tend to stock the ones that can be stored up to 10 years or more on the shelf. Since these items are high on the priority list of most preppers, sometimes items with shorter shelf days get overlooked and you’ll end up having …

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The Difference Between Hoarders and Preppers

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Many people just automatically assume that hoarders and preppers are the same. With the creation of new television series such as TLC’s Hoarding: Buried Alive and Hoarders, the difference between them has become an interesting subject. Generally, when most people think of someone stockpiling, they usually put everyone in the …

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30 Excellent Survival Fiction Books

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If you’re like me and you love a great survival story, here are a few works of fiction that are enjoyable to read as well as enlightening and educational. A good survival story needs to have several elements in order to be consider one of the best. It has to …

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30+ Items to Stockpile Besides Food and Water

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When people think of sheltering in place, naturally they think of the two most important things. That is food and water. They are the most important because without food for 3 weeks and without water for 3 days, a person and his family are doomed. But sometimes, though people are …

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What Will and Won’t Survive an EMP

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There’s been a lot of talk about EMP attacks and it’s gotten a lot of people wondering what it is and also what will survive one of those attacks. So, let’s answer those questions. First in order to understand the threat, a proper definition of an EMP attack must be made. An …

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Real Life Survival Scenarios You Should Practice

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Preparing for a disaster or emergency situation is impossible without actually doing drills. I know it’s comfortable to buy stuff, but the thing that makes the difference is how you react to the disaster once it hits. Practicing the drills below on a regular basis will ensure your reaction times …

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