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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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Prepping

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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Prepping

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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Podcast

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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Lifestraw Water Filter

Prepping

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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Prepping

5 Things I’ll Miss Most if the SHTF

I just got done reading Cyberstorm It's about the Internet going down, then NY city gets hit with back to back snowstorms. The latter of the two has happened before, but not when the Internet was down and without internet lots of things, in this day and age, don't work. Everything is online. Did you know you can use your smart phone to turn on the heat at home if you want. If you have…
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Prepping

Aftermath: A Story of Survival Review

I picked up my iPad to read this on Kindle. I thought oh, I will read a few pages and go to bed. HA! I haven't ready a good SHTF book in awhile. Dare I say I read a chapter or two and never finish it. Sad because Post Apocalyptic and Dystopian are my top 2 favorite genre's. I could not turn my Kindle off. No, it wasn't broken. This book was good! Engaging. The…
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Homesteading

Kindle Freebies for Preppers & Homesteaders

Post Apocalyptic and Dystopian In a flash of searing light, the world changed. A massive solar flare has crippled the modern world and brought chaos and destruction. In an apocalypse there is definitely a beginning where mistakes are made and the seeds of evil are allowed to sprout and take shape. However, an end is not so certain. On a snowy night in December, former NASA engineer Ian Higgs is shot in cold blood on…
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Prepping

Winter Driving Essentials

  Winter Driving Essentials These are the Top 10 items I take with me on winter road-trips. Anytime we get in the car it is a minimum of 20 minutes drive 45. Throw in a trip to Seattle and a good day is 5 and a half hours. Anything that won't be damaged by freezing temperatures goes into the car around Halloween. Anything else is as needed.   1. Tire Chains Normally, if conditions call for…
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