Preparedness

Articles on how to prepare yourself, your family, your house and your livestock for disasters and emergencies of all sizes. This isn’t the same as actually surviving them; this is about getting ready for them and, in many cases, avoiding them altogether!

The Ultimate Prepper Checklist for Beginners

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Those of you who are new to prepping and survival may be intimidated by the amount of information out there. You might come to the conclusion that it’s just too much and might even think about quitting. That’s the last thing I want you to do so wanted to put together …

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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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What To Do When You’re Lost

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Being lost is one of those ‘worst nightmare’ situations that can easily happen – even in your own city. Post disaster, when everything around you is dramatically changed or reduced to rubble, you could find yourself swept along in a crowd of panic-stricken people. When you get a moment to …

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How Should People With Disabilities Prepare

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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Prepping Mistakes (All of Them are Here)

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NOTE: This article has been updated with more prepping mistakes. We’ll continue to add more information to it. Quick question: how prepared are you really for what’s about to come? The reason I’m asking is because I’ve seen a A LOT of prepping mistakes over the years. And you know …

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How to Prep If You’re a Teenager

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Preparing for a potential disaster is important for anybody. Even it you’re too young or think you’re too young, prepping is important. It’s not just for old people who are concerned with government or the way things are going in their country. Many teenagers face challenges adults don’t face in …

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3 Hours Until S.H.T.F. What You Need to Buy

One of the most exciting things about prepping is that we get to give our brain a good work-out by imagining in detail how things will go down. Based on what’s happening to other people around the world every day, we’re trying to determine when and how things will go down for …

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21 Things You Can Do to Prep That Are 100% Free

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Do you know what happens when newbies get into prepping and survival? They buy stuff. And it’s usually gear they regret buying 6 months later when they know better. Little do they know there’s an entire list of things they can do to increase their chances of survival, things that are 100% free. …

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Your Customized Family Emergency Plan

There’s no doubt that emergency situations are hectic. Add family members to the equation and the amount of chaos can double or even triple. Because of this, a plan of action is not only a good idea but also completely necessary to survive.  To help you prepare your family for …

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