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Surviving 72 Hours Stuck at Home

  How does one survive 72 hours stuck at home? What if there's no heat? Or worse, no Internet?!   The winter of 2008 we got 36 inches of snow in one dumping. The Principal was out of town and my car was a mini van. Read: No 4x4. No plow for our driveway to get to the main road. We weren't peppers at the time so none of these things had ever occurred to…
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Survival Hax: Tactical Flashlight {REVIEW}

  I recently got the chance to do a review for a Tactical Flashlight. Boy am I glad I said yes. (I was given the flashlight, at no cost, but I am not otherwise being compensated for my opinion) The Principal opened the box, turned it on and immediately said "OH COOL." If you get an OH COOL then you know it's a good product. What we liked about the Survival Hax Tactical Flashlight: It's…
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15 Gift Ideas for Preppers

15 Gift ideas for Preppers. These could be for Christmas, Birthday, Mother's Day, or Father's Day. They could be for Just Because I Love You. These are a few of my go to favorites as gifts for my fellow preppers. A Signal Mirror for one's BOB. Not for if they bug out, because you don't necessarily want to be found, but great if you get lost hiking or hunting. Some Paracord. Our daughter makes bracelets…
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7 Must Reads for the Beginning Prepper

7 Must Read for the Beginning Prepper This list of 7 Must Reads for the Beginning Prepper is short and sweet. A great start to the Post Apocalyptic genre. These are in no way to scare you, but they will make you think. Don't go crazy prepping after reading them. Pace yourself. Whatever you do, don't forget to continue living. Don't ask my how I know this. Let me know what you think after you…
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The Tuttle Twins - a child's foundation of freedom

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Top 10 Ways to Begin Prepping

This post is the show notes for my first Podcast. Be easy on me! I am still learning and excited to bring you more content this way. Understand that there is no way to prepare for every possible scenario. What is my worst case scenario may not be yours. These are my Top 10 Ways to Begin Prepping. A few tips to get your started. This list is exhaustive and may be the beginning of…
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A List of Items that are in My Bug-Out Bag

This list is highly dependent on your location. In North Idaho we have real seasons. Snow in winter. Hot summers. The contents of this bag needs to be rotated accordingly. You also don't want this bag to be 80 pounds. If you have to actually hike out 80 pounds will feel super heavy rather quickly. Some of these items could be in your Everyday Carry (EDC), but I can't make that decision for you. Remember,…
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Must Read Zombie Books

AKA Post Apocalyptic, which happens to be one of my favorite Genre's. I know! Surprising right! Here are some that stood out to me, in no particular order: The Road The movie will make you think. It's post apocalyptic after a nuclear winter. It will hit you right in the feels. Holding their Own Couldn't put this one down. It is what happens after an economic collapse scenario. One Second After First Zombie book I…
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Normalcy Bias

Glen Tate, author of the 299 Days seriesoften talked of people having normalcy bias. Kind of head in the sand, not really looking outside of their normal, day to day lives. The normalcy bias, or normality bias, is a mental state people enter when facing a disaster. It causes people to underestimate both the possibility of a disaster and its possible effects Wiki I did a super quick Podcast about this topic. How I, myself,…
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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for your Favorite Prepper Mama

You have a month to get your mom (or your kids their mom) a Mother's Day gift. I am going to share some of my favorites. (Hear that kids?) These Mother's Day gifts could be for prepping, homesteading, or just because. We started prepping about 4 years ago and I am amazed at some of the stuff we have acquired. Now, books and hands on knowledge are better than stuff in my opinion. You can't…
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Morale Boosting Foods for when TSHTF

So the Shizz has indeed HTF. You have rice and beans. You have wood and propane. You have used coupons and stockpiled toothpaste and body wash. But do you have Morale Boosting Foods?   I asked my Prepper Peeps what are some foods that you will miss when , I said when, because I do believe that something will happen in our lifetime. Obviously, or I wouldn't be a Prepper. #1 Chocolate Chocolate Chips Chocolate…
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