December 16, 2018
  • 1:36 pm So You Are Hunkering Down. Now What? 7 Important Things You Need When Hunkering Down During SHTF
  • 6:44 pm 9 Mind-Blowing Ways Our Grandparents Recycled Stuff During The Great Depression
  • 2:44 pm How To Make Pemmican – The Ultimate Survival Super-Food
  • 1:18 pm How To Stay As Calm And Focused As Humanly Possible When SHTF: The Best Way to Stay Calm During A SHTF Event Is to Always be Prepared
  • 3:25 pm Survival Skills We Can Learn From The Amish

Chances are pretty good that you know someone who lived through the Great Depression. Some of the stories they tell are almost unbelievable. My mother, for example, was a child during the Great Depression and World War II. She always kept some type of snack in her purse, even though she was well off. She […]

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Invented by the natives of North America, pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers. These people spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time. Pemmican was light, compact, high in […]

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If you want to observe a near-perfect communal prepping plan already in action, take a look at the Amish. They live sustainably in a community that grows or creates everything needed to survive and they don’t depend on modern technology to do it. Here are just a few skills that we can learn from the […]

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What Should You Prepare For? There are many threats to our way of life and the best survival retreat will withstand all but the most cataclysmic of these events. In all of these cases, you will also need supplies and resources to survive. Here is a short list of what many people are prepping for and […]

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Winter camping can be fun, but it can also be just plain cold. Plan ahead to make your cold-weather camping trip comfortable and memorable. It’s cold. It’s snowing. And it’s a great time for a camping trip. The moon makes the snow-draped forest glow, and the retreat of the summertime campers means you have plenty […]

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While working cattle at my in-laws’ ranch recently I caught myself dreaming about the past, running through a checklist of things I take for granted that George – the ranch’s founder who grew up in the 1930s — never had the chance to enjoy as a kid in his small house. The one thing I […]

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When we’ll have no running water, no hyperactive emergency services, no electricity… we are going to turn back to what people did 100 years ago. Here you’ll find some “little” survival tricks popular in the early 1900’s and (some of them) useful even today. 100 years ago Gallaher Ltd printed a short “How-To” series, with clever hints […]

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When the stock market crashed in October 1929, it was the start of the longest lasting economic downturn in the history of the United States. Millions of investors lost countless amounts of money when stocks and bonds became worthless. Your fortune was gone if it was in stocks or bonds and if you didn’t have […]

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With the approaching winter season and headlines like “Monster Storm on the Way” it’s time to consider your auto preparedness with a winter survival kit. I am not talking about your bug out vehicle, but I guess that is relevant. If you are stranded in your car like thousands were last January in Atlanta, will you […]

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One thing I know for certain. Previous generations survived hard times because they chose to spend money wisely. The key was never spending more than you earned. And now, as  I’ve grown older, I’ve noticed that life has lots of challenges including financial ones. I’m not talking about the almost natural increase of inflation; that’s to […]

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