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Giving away food is a prep? You bet it is!

Wait a minute, Salty, you want me to believe that the act of giving away food that I grow in my garden is actually a prep? Seriously? Why yes, my doubting reader, I sure am. Let me explain.  When we… Continue Reading

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Podcast: Is The Media Hindering Your Preps? Probably.

<script src=”https://www.buzzsprout.com/85428/540709-episode-27-is-the-media-hurting-your-prepping-probably.js?player=small” type=”text/javascript” charset=”utf-8″></script> I don’t watch the news. I don’t even have a television. I don’t spend hours going over the latest news/outrages/spin/whatever on the internet. This podcast explains why. After years of being a “news junkie”, after letting… Continue Reading

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Gun sales are down, but so are prices… NOW is the time to buy!

The oldest axiom on how to make money on Wall Street is to “buy low, sell high”. It should come as a surprise to nobody that gun sales are off following the 2016 elections. We don’t talk politics, even a… Continue Reading

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UnPanic Button article featured on Prepper Website Podcast

Our article “The UnPanic Button: Two Strategies for Interrupting an Anxiety Attack Without Drugs” by Spice has been featured on The Prepper Website Podcast Episode 123 is a companion to The Prepper Website, the best prepping link  Ep.123 feat. @RedoubtPatriot… Continue Reading

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Toxic: Major Threats Hide Near Most Of Us, Often In Plain Sight

Spice & I work as a volunteer on a regional emergency management committee, and the #1 thing we prep for around here is something I don’t hear anybody talking about… probably because it’s not sexy, doesn’t require guns or long-term… Continue Reading

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The Paranoid Prepper: Low Probability Events

One of the things that makes preppers look, . . . paranoid, is the fact that the preparations are all for low probability events.  Too many of us are then unable to discuss what we are preparing for without sounding… Continue Reading

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Step-By-Step: How To Make Hardtack Biscuits Simply & Inexpensively

Making Hardtack Biscuits Hardtack has been a staple long-term storage food for over 1,000 years. Known by many names, and made in untold numbers of combinations of grains and flours, the purpose of Hardtack (or sea biscuits) is to provide… Continue Reading

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Are Mosin-Nagants Still A Good Prepper Option?

Welcome to my take on “the most famous prepper gun”, the Mosin-Nagant. Not long ago, the Mosin-Nagant (in it’s various forms) was considered to be the “classic” prepper gun, a high powered rifle that sold for under $100 and a… Continue Reading

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Avoid This One Critical Mistake I Made When Buying Ammo As A Prep

Here’s a lesson from the School of Hard Knocks. Sometimes buying ammo is a mistake… or at least buying the particular ammo that you put in your shopping cart is.  I’ve made a lot of prepping mistakes over the years,… Continue Reading

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4 Gun Mistakes article featured in The Prepper Website Podcast

The (excellent) Prepper Website Podcast (clicky) included our Prepping Guns: 4 Lessons To Learn From My Expensive Mistakes in Episode 118. Show host Todd Sepulveda (who runs multiple prepper websites including the (excellent) Prepper Website, a daily aggregator of prepping information that… Continue Reading

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Podcast: Six Prepper Books Worth Reading (& One That Sorta Isn’t)

I’m starting my book review series with some suggestions of some of the best prepper fiction to read, and there’s a good chance you haven’t even heard of his favorite series of the bunch.  Book one in the article is… Continue Reading

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Ammo Cans: The Army’s Trash Is A Prepper’s Treasure

One of the problems with being a prepper is storage.  For ammunition, the most popular solution is the military style ammo can.  These come in a variety of sizes with 50 cal. and 30 cal. being the most common.  These… Continue Reading

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Podcast: Five Health Things To Consider Before The SHTF

Spice and Salty spill the beans on “health things to consider BEFORE the SHTF” in this week’s Beans, Bullets, Bandages & You podcast.  Recorded on a road trip to the People’s Republic of Illinois, the duo discuss a veritable plethora… Continue Reading

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Food Rotation: Using Pantry Organizers Keeps Survival Larder Fresh

One of the most important parts of having an affordable “deep larder” is keeping food on hand that A) you like eating and B) that stays fresh enough to not have a bunch of waste. This is a big subject,… Continue Reading

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Prepping Guns: 4 Lessons To Learn From My Expensive Mistakes

My Sig Sauer 556XIR, Folded

It’s a hard thing to do, admit that you made a mistake… especially to do so in public. I’ve made a lot of them over the years, as have we all… and some of those mistakes have been quite expensive. … Continue Reading