An Open Letter to the Reluctant Prepper

An Open Letter to the Reluctant Prepper by Gaye Levy for BackDoor Survival Becoming prepared can be a lonely journey.  Family members scoff and friends roll their eyes and shy away, thinking you have joined the tin foil hat society. You want to share and you want to talk but say too much to the wrong people and you may be setting yourself up for future free-loading, looting, or worse. This is a dilemma faced by almost every prepper I know. Most want to join up with other like-minded people but who…

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What I Learned From the Recent Power Outage

What I Learned From the Recent Power Outage by A.K. for Survival Blog As I related in a previous article, I’ve been a “nomad” for the past couple of years since selling my home and taking off to travel, volunteer etc. This has resulted in my living in a whole lot of places, some in the US and some overseas. I’ve spent time camping in the US and time living in an urban apartment overseas in an area subject to earthquakes/tsunamis, terrorist attacks, and missiles. Add to that just ordinary…

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Survival Skills Of The Great Depression Era | What About The Next One?

Survival Skills Of The Great Depression Era | What About The Next One? by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog My dad was born during the end of the Great Depression era. His parents were in their 20’s and my great grandparents were in their 50’s during that time. It’s difficult to imagine what life must have been like back then. Especially given today’s modern world of conveniences being so stark in contrast to that period. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during…

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Homemade Dry Onion Soup Mix

Homemade Dry Onion Soup Mix By Sara Tipton for Natural Blaze Dry onion soup mix is a versatile pantry staple that can be used for soups, dips, casseroles, and even mixed in to add a little oomph to dinners. We like to make our own soup mix because, oftentimes, onion soup that is purchased in grocery stores is laced with harmful preservatives like sulfur dioxide and monosodium glutamate and artificial colors and flavors. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make it at home and you get to control the ingredients used! In fact, there…

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Enough Food For A Year (Level 3 Preparedness)

Enough Food For A Year (Level 3 Preparedness) by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog “Prepping and Preparedness 3” is a level of being prepared for up to 1 year. Check the series overview for my logic and reasoning why I split it the way that I did. And also re-read the sections on Food Preparedness for Level 1 & 2. The following information is intended as a guideline. The details will require research, time, and work on your end. But it’s really not complicated. Lets get started: Food Storage Beyond…

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PG&E CEO Earning $2 Million a Year Makes OUTRAGEOUS Comments to Californians Struggling to Afford Food

PG&E CEO Earning $2 Million a Year Makes OUTRAGEOUS Comments to Californians Struggling to Afford Food By Jenny Jayne for The Organic Prepper PG&E is under investigation as blackouts roll across California, leaving many residents in the dark for an indefinite amount of time. The blackouts are the power giant’s solution to dangerous sparking power lines caused by high winds. These sparks have been blamed for many of the wildfires that have devastated California and caused billions of dollars in damage. PG&E is in the position of being held responsible for its power…

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12 DIY Home Security Hacks for Under $100

12 DIY Home Security Hacks for Under $100 by M.D. Creekmore for Making Sense of Manliness by Tom Being one of the responsible property owners out there, it’s your duty to keep your residence protected as well as safe. However, it is not the fact that you will be able to do so only by investing a considerable amount of cash. There are many ways to get the job done without breaking the bank and sometimes you can do it free of cost as well. In the following paragraphs, we…

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How Every Household Can Get Evacuation Ready + FREE Evacuation Checklist

How Every Household Can Get Evacuation Ready + FREE Evacuation Checklist by TESS PENNINGTON for Ready Nutrition Advance notice is not always given when it comes to evacuations. In certain circumstances, you could be given as little as a few minutes to leave. Would you be ready? Plus, here’s a free handout that prints out easily and can be stored in your preparedness binders and/or bug out bag. Take the time and get prepped! Hundreds of times each year, transportation and industrial accidents release harmful substances, forcing thousands of people…

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“Every Keystroke on Every Device Is LOGGED Somewhere”: The Unsettling Truth About the Internet

“Every Keystroke on Every Device Is LOGGED Somewhere”: The Unsettling Truth About the Internet By Sandra D. Lane for The Organic Prepper This isn’t supposition, or assumption, or even an opinion. It’s a fact. If you have the minimum of a standard smartphone and/or leave your house at any time, what you say, what you type, what you do, is being listened to, recorded, monitored, and analyzed by software, technology, people, or all of the above. Cameras in the phone, virtual assistants, GPS (Global Positioning System) tracking, traffic cameras, store cameras, other people’s…

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This Virus Could Wipe Out Up to 70% of US Tomato Crops

This Virus Could Wipe Out Up to 70% of US Tomato Crops by Jenny Jayne for The Organic Prepper The humble tomato has been a staple of American dinner plates and mayo sandwiches since the depression era. The plump juicy fruit continues to show up in everything from our salads and adult beverages to our pizza. We generously dip our fries in ketchup made from tomatoes. We add tomato juice to our soups. It can’t be denied – the red fruit has infiltrated American cuisine with a vengeance and there’s no backing…

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