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Tag: Preparedness

Why would someone intentionally sweat?

Why would someone intentionally sweat?

Lately I’ve been doing some deeper reading into ancient medicine. It was not surprising to come across several articles on a sweat lodge and its benefits. As I finished the text, I was taken back to my youth in which I participated in a very small sweat lodge ceremony. The tenants consisted of the elder,…

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Is your day anything like mine?

Is your day anything like mine?

Recently I’ve been asked a LOT about my daily routine. I don’t think it’s anything special and it will be changing for relevance. However, it’s apparently got some people thinking and rethinking how they go about their day. I will state this is a Weekday example. Weekends are geared for filming, teaching or spending time…

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It’s Getting Closer!

It’s Getting Closer!

I sit at my computer looking over my to-do lists. It is early. Not Navy Seal (0430) but 0630 early. The lists can get a little overwhelming. Yes, it is plural because it is dependent on what area of focus I am working on. The fragrance of the strong, dark coffee hits me and am…

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Field Hygiene – Combat Wipes Review

Field Hygiene – Combat Wipes Review

  Hygiene is one of the most overlooked necessities in the field. Whether you are camping, hiking, fighting, hunting, or just taking a stroll, your body requires certain levels of cleanliness in order to not be a petri dish for bacteria and disease. This is where Combat Wipes come into play. According to the packaging…

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Preparing Food and Supplies for Emergencies

Preparing Food and Supplies for Emergencies

Preparing Food and Supplies for Emergencies   Image Source: Unsplash  One of the most unsettling things about our world is the increasing prevalence of natural disasters. Earthquakes, blizzards, and flooding have the potential to put you and your family out of contact with civilisation – and well-stocked supermarkets – for weeks at a time. But…

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Off Grid Tools Survival Axe – Review

Off Grid Tools Survival Axe – Review

Secretly everyone wishes they could have the best tools on the market. Additionally, they wish they could have an all-in-one tool. Your wish has been granted with the Off Grid Tools Survival Axe! This thing is rugged! The contoured, glass-filled nylon handle that I was using, meant my hand was not easily going to slip,…

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Review – Legacy Food Storage

Review – Legacy Food Storage

I have alway enjoyed giving new products a try. It could be because I like to eat but I especially enjoy it when Food Storage companies ask me to do a review. That was the case for Legacy Food Storage and I am VERY happy that I accepted their Premium Food items. For starters, they…

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Why Two Tip Tuesday?

Why Two Tip Tuesday?

Most of you have seen or at least heard about Two Tip Tuesday. This is the weekly video show I put out every Tuesday at 6:00pm Eastern. Whether rain or shine or snow and regardless of whether I feel like it or not, I try to bring you tips that I have uncovered, discovered, or…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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7 Simple DIY Projects for Survivalists

7 Simple DIY Projects for Survivalists

We have another guest post for you with 7 Simple DIY Projects for Survivalists from Sarah Jones. 7 Simple DIY Projects for Survivalists Nothing is as bad as having to be caught off guard.  I mean, lacking an alternative solution to equipment in case what you normally use is unavailable or out of service. Even…

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ROM Pack – Review

ROM Pack – Review

Recently I have been learning more and more about multi-use items. Food Network’s Alton Brown decidedly is against any “unitasker” and I have to agree. This is what differentiates the ROM Pack from other normal backpacks on the market. Dave Canterbury from The Pathfinder School has been teaching multi-use mentality to all of his students. No…

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