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Why Coffee Is Your Friend During A Doomsday Event

Why Coffee Is Your Friend During A Doomsday Event

We have a great guest post Kathy at MyPatriotSupply.com. If you haven’t checked them out, please do. Until then, read Ways Coffee Can Help During A Doomsday Situation. Ways Coffee Can Help During a Doomsday Situation When the end of civilization, as we know it, arrives there will be thousands of self- reliant people who are prepared…

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8 tips for fishing in bad weather conditions

8 tips for fishing in bad weather conditions

8 Tips for Fishing in Bad Weather Conditions The earth consists of two pressurized environments (Air & Water). Sensible weather, the day-to-day weather that we experience every day is one of many factors that affects fishing as well as our daily lives. Weather changes are caused by atmospheric changes in pressure (barometric pressure) driven by…

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5 Tips for Winter Camping

5 Tips for Winter Camping

We’ve got another great guest post for you this time. In this one, we have Melanie from Ardent Footsteps talking to us about 5 Tips for Winter Camping. 5 Tips for Winter Camping   Source: https://sectionhiker.com/winter-camping-for-beginners-amc-instructional-trip/ Believe it or not – camping in the cold winter season is possible and is, in fact, a truly…

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Review – Roadside Emergency Kit

Review – Roadside Emergency Kit

Survivalhax.com has done it again. They have released a 92 piece, affordable, fairly complete, Roadside Emergency Kit. Now you make ask, based on that last sentence, “What do you mean by fairly complete?”. Before I place this bag in the car and call it complete, I will add a full size set of pliers and…

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Review – Nefertem: The Awakening

Review – Nefertem: The Awakening

Nefertem: The Awakening (Book 1) I have followed Tony White’s writings from the onset and the continual increase of stories in his imagination makes me wonder, is he really an alien. With his latest work, and first in the series, I am starting to lean towards that thought pattern. Nefertem: The Awakening takes place after…

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Pike Trail Pocket Blanket Review

Pike Trail Pocket Blanket Review

Pike Trail Pocket Blanket Review In each of my kits, I house a type of shelter. In one it is a tarp and in another, I keep a drum liner. While there is nothing wrong with using a drum liner for shelter, the Pike Trail Pocket Blanket is now replacing this for a shelter item.…

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How to Teach Your Kids to be Prepared

How to Teach Your Kids to be Prepared

How to Teach Your Kids to be Prepared… For Anything! [INFOGRAPHIC] Do your children know what to do if a natural disaster should hit and completely turn your life upside down? What about if a terrorist attack was to occur would they know what procedures and help to explore? Or even on the less extreme side,…

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Review: Loftek LED Portable Floodlight

Review: Loftek LED Portable Floodlight

I continually look for new gear and while I work towards knowledge as opposed to my dependence on the “new shiny toys”, there are some things I just have to have. Enter the Loftek LED Portable Floodlight. Yes, Floodlight. This little 1.6 pound brick is loaded with a 15w LED bulb that is bright enough…

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10 Most Important Survival Items

10 Most Important Survival Items

I am pleased to bring you another great guest post. This time the Top 10 Most Important Survival Items from Rebecca Crawford at HikingMastery.com. Top 10 Most Important Survival Items in a Traveler’s Kit We all know that it is important to stay prepared and safe when you are traveling, especially while hiking, backpacking, or…

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What You Need To Know About Bowhunting

What You Need To Know About Bowhunting

We have another GREAT guest post! This time from Mitchell Wood of Muskethunting.com. He brings us a post on “What You Need To Know About Bowhunting”. Read on. What You Need To Know About Bowhunting Bowhunting requires careful planning especially if you want to shot your desired game. If you want to hunt for fun,…

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10 Survival Tips for Camping in the Rain

10 Survival Tips for Camping in the Rain

WOW! We have had some great posts lately and Shawn Michaels’ is no exception. Check out his article on Survival Tips for Camping in the Rain. 10 Survival Tips for Camping in the Rain Camping is one of the most desired forms of adventure. It is also a way to identify one’s ability to manage…

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7 Lessons Learned from Trekking Across Mexico

7 Lessons Learned from Trekking Across Mexico

Here is another guest article this time from Chris Browning Founder of GunNewsDaily.com on 7 Life Lessons Learned from Trekking Across Mexico 7 Life Lessons I Learned From Trekking Across Mexico Mexico… For many Americans, it means tacos, tequila, and sandy beaches. But Mexico has much to offer in it’s vast and varied “naturaleza”. Trekking…

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How To Build A Fish Trap

How To Build A Fish Trap

Here is another great How-To. This time from Ben at OutdoorsTime.com on How to Build a Fish Trap In A Survival Scenario. How to Build a Fish Trap to Provide Food in a Survival Scenario It’s a pretty crazy world we live in these days to say the least. Although you don’t like to think…

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My Knife: An Essay

My Knife: An Essay

The question arose regarding what I felt was the most valuable piece of my kit that I was not able to reproduce in the wild and why. Since I had to provide it in essay format I wanted to share “My Knife”. Enjoy! My Knife I chose my knife as being the single most important…

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First Hunt – Book Review

First Hunt – Book Review

Let me start by saying, I am anxiously awaiting Book Two – “2nd Hit” in the Trilogy of the Bounty Hunter series by ima erthwitch. When I was asked to review First Hunt, my first action was to go to Amazon and see what it was all about. The first person style of writing and…

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Important Survival Gear for the Wilderness

Important Survival Gear for the Wilderness

Important Survival Gear for Surviving the Outdoors   Surviving the wilderness is something that can get people thinking about the necessity to try it for themselves. Do not let the word survival scare you as spending time outdoors is always fun. Several days would pass without you worrying about surviving. What is important is that…

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Wild Edibles for Survival

Wild Edibles for Survival

Wild Edibles for Survival You may see survivalists on television hunting wild pigs with a spear or fashion a makeshift bow to hunt deer, but in most cases, this is simply not realistic. I can go to the woods right now and come back with several pounds of wild edibles in about 20 minutes. The…

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Valley Food Storage Revisited

Valley Food Storage Revisited

Recently, Valley Food Storage reached back out to me and asked if I would review some of their new line of Long Term Food Storage items. After enjoying the last ones, I happily agreed. I have to say, their new line of products are definitely great tasting! They sent me four new flavors to try:…

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Pandemic Preparedness Guide – Review

Pandemic Preparedness Guide – Review

There has been a lot of information regarding the possibilities of a global pandemic. While this is something to be concerned about, not a lot of people have been able to explain exactly why. The Pandemic Preparedness Guide has filled in a lot of gaps and answered the why question, at least for me. Ken…

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