7 Reasons Preppers should have a Garden!

It is about that time when your plants will start blooming.  So it is about that time to get the garden going.  This is one of my favorite times of year seeing More »

Managing Food Storage Wisely: Guest Post

At the heart of emergencies lies the fact that no one ever knows when they are going to hit. A sudden storm could ravage through town, or a local attack could put More »

9 Items in Your Bug Out Bag You Never Thought About

Here’s the problem with bug out bags: you fill them to the brim with all the essentials you think you need then, one day, you read an article or buy an eBook More »

Review: Granite Rocx Tahoe Day Pack (Tree Stand Pack)

I want to first thank Granite Rocx outdoor accessories for sending me one of their back packs to review.  The backpack I was sent is the Tahoe with detachable cooler.  This is More »

Practically Free Raised Garden Bed

Because Josh and I are trying our best to be less reliant on grocery stores, the government and outside services in general, a clear choice in becoming more self-sufficient was to start More »

Emergency Power Station Giveaway!

We have teamed up with Tin Hat Ranch to do a giveaway! Check out their site and enter the giveaway here.  Tin Hat Ranch finds some of the best prepper and survival links More »

Wearing Body Armor as Part of Your EDC

Your garage is home to piles and piles of food. Your home’s security is on point. All the weapons you need are safely stored. However, do you have the protection you need? More »

10 Dollar Store Prepper Finds!

Today Megan and I went to the Dollar Tree dollar store.  It is an actual dollar store and nothing over $1 (.99 Only stores seem to be a little better and have More »

EDC: Everyday Carry, What to Carry and Why!

EDC is simply short for Everyday Carry.  It refers to the things you have on you or in your pockets at all times.  As preppers we usually seem to have a few More »

 
 

7 Reasons Preppers should have a Garden!

Greenhouse

It is about that time when your plants will start blooming.  So it is about that time to get the garden going.  This is one of my favorite times of year seeing all the new sprouts and then actually enjoying the fruits of my labor. Growing a garden is a very important thing to do

Managing Food Storage Wisely: Guest Post

food storage

At the heart of emergencies lies the fact that no one ever knows when they are going to hit. A sudden storm could ravage through town, or a local attack could put the community into lock-down mode. Although some poke fun at those who stock up on bread, milk and eggs before a common snowstorm,

9 Items in Your Bug Out Bag You Never Thought About

Bug Out Bag

Here’s the problem with bug out bags: you fill them to the brim with all the essentials you think you need then, one day, you read an article or buy an eBook that tells you about this other item you had no idea you need it. What do you do? Do you add it to

Guest Post Eco Friendly Cleaning Solutions

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Solutions

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Solutions If you have tried and tested multiple expensive cleaning solutions that sometimes do nothing but waste your money, maybe it is time to take a greener approach. When you look at the warning labels on the detergent bottles you keep under the sink you might want to reconsider using them altogether. There

Review: Granite Rocx Tahoe Day Pack (Tree Stand Pack)

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I want to first thank Granite Rocx outdoor accessories for sending me one of their back packs to review.  The backpack I was sent is the Tahoe with detachable cooler.  This is definitely a backpack like you have never seen before.  While it may not really be a bugout pack or bag it could be

Back to Posting!

After many months of not posting to Beat The End I am going to go ahead and get it going again.  A remodel on the home then a baby on the way is what got me so busy that posting was difficult.  So for my fans I am hoping to have some good articles on

How To Prepare For A Hurricane – Procedures That Communities Use

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How To Prepare For A Hurricane – Procedures That Communities Use A hurricane is a dangerous storm, so communities must use efficient preparation procedures whenever a hurricane approaches. Awareness Procedures Many communities get information about hurricanes from a national weather service. The service lets communities know if conditions will cause hazardous weather. For example, if

Cleaning and Disinfecting Solutions Recipes from Scratch Guest Post

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Maintaining an entire household in a perfect condition is a challenging task that can also take a lot of time, depending on the condition of the property. Plus, it can be pretty expensive provided that you opt for a bunch of cleaning detergents, widely advertised as efficient and capable of removing all the grease and

Practically Free Raised Garden Bed

Raised Garden Bed with Fence

Because Josh and I are trying our best to be less reliant on grocery stores, the government and outside services in general, a clear choice in becoming more self-sufficient was to start a garden. We honestly weren’t sure how we were going to do with this challenge because neither one of us really has much

Simple Survival Tips Anytime You Are Stuck in the Wilderness- Guest Post

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Survival Tips Anytime You Are Stuck in the Wilderness By Lee Flynn Camping, hiking and even exploring mountains and woods can be exciting and thrilling, especially if you consider yourself an avid nature lover. Whenever you are planning to take a trip to the woods or a new environment altogether, there are a few survival

Emergency Power Station Giveaway!

giveaway

We have teamed up with Tin Hat Ranch to do a giveaway! Check out their site and enter the giveaway here.  Tin Hat Ranch finds some of the best prepper and survival links on the web.  They also have some of the best giveaways of all the prepper websites. For this giveaway we are giving the

Wearing Body Armor as Part of Your EDC

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Your garage is home to piles and piles of food. Your home’s security is on point. All the weapons you need are safely stored. However, do you have the protection you need? There’s no date set for when a civil collapse or doomsday will stir the nation into a chaotic mess. When such occurrences become

Will Keeping your Home Safe be the Same After TEOTWAWKI?

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What are some things you should do to make sure your home is more safe and that it will be locked down during or before a break in or in a TEOTWAWKI scenario?  Here is a great article from Preppers Survive and a very cool info graphic.  Below the infographic are some of my thoughts on

The $5 Part that Saved My AR-15!

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Ok so maybe this is a little bit of an exaggeration, but the part definitely helped.  So as many people know AR-15s have very tight tolerances compared to something like an AK47.  This seems to help immensely with accuracy, but it seems to make problems with jamming and requires these guns to be cleaned quite

10 Dollar Store Prepper Finds!

Dollar Store Finds

Today Megan and I went to the Dollar Tree dollar store.  It is an actual dollar store and nothing over $1 (.99 Only stores seem to be a little better and have a little more, but we don’t have one here). So I decided to set out to see what I could get for $10

Just Another Reason to have a Bug Out Bag!

Slide Fire

As most people know Sedona, Arizona has a fire that is still burning called the Slide Fire (no this isn’t the bump fire accessory for an AR-15).  I live about 10 to 15 miles from the fire which made for quite a hazy past few days and even sore throats and headaches here in Flagstaff. 

DIY Dishwasher Detergent

DIY Dishwasher Detergent

How to Make Your Own Dishwasher Detergent This simple DIY dishwasher detergent recipe is another you can add to your list of DIY projects to make yourself more self-sufficient and therefore less reliable on outside goods in case of a TEOTWAWKI situation. Granted, you may not need/use your dishwasher if there is an end of

Why Not Chickens? Beginners Guide for Preppers

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As a prepper I think self-sufficiency plays a big part of being able to be prepared so why not try raising chickens.  Here are some reasons to have chickens as a prepper. Chickens are easy to raise. They really don’t take too much work and have a big upside. Chickens are cheap to buy.  Depending

Emergency Preparedness for Your Pet- Guest Post

Pets Prepared

Emergency Preparedness for Your Pet We all know our pets are important members of our household and need to be protected during an emergency. Having an emergency plan for our pets so that they will survive a disaster or emergency of any type is just as essential as having one for ourselves, as they cannot

Win a Lifestraw and Detoxadine in our Survival Giveaway!

Lifestraw Giveaway

ENTER THE GIVEAWAY BELOW Beat The End hasn’t had a giveaway for a while so I thought it would be time to give back to our readers. In this giveaway we have partnered with End Times Warehouse. End Times Warehouse is a store dedicated to getting you the highest quality preparedness gear to help you