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 »

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

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 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 »

The $5 Part that Saved My AR-15!

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. 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 »

What is an IFAK and Why Every Prepper Should Have One?

I have said this many times, but I will say it again as preppers the most important thing we can get is knowledge.   This is kind of late as my wife and More »

Welcome to Beat the End! Be Ready For Any Situation!

If you have just started prepping or are a fully fledged prepper survivalist there are always things to learn. Beat The End survival blog strives to give you the most up to More »

 
 

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!

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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

Top 10 Jerry-Rigged Projects for Preppers

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In the US these days more in the rural areas we see things that we may think of as Jerry- rigging(also Jury-rigging).  Most of the time we just scoff at some of the ridiculous things that are done, but work.  Probably one of the most notable “Jerry-riggers” we think about is someone who didn’t even

EDC: Everyday Carry, What to Carry and Why!

EDC

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 things we carry than many other people.  This is a picture of the normal things I carry all the time. This is

Bugging Out to a Foreign Country

Panama Foreign Country Bugout

We normally think of the top bug out locations as somewhere in the redoubt (Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, East Oregon and East Washington) or possibly just somewhere away from people, but there seems to be some other options.  Are there any other places that could be decent bug out locations?  It seems that there are some

What is a Prepper’s Most Valuable Tool?

Best Prepper Tool

Usually we think of our most valuable tool as something like our guns, our food or water storage, or maybe some specific material tool, but what I want to discuss is how we as individuals are our own most valuable tool.  We, as people, are the ones that will ultimately determine how we react during

Essential Alternative Cooking Tools for Preppers and Survivalists

Solar Oven

As preppers and survivalists we need to be prepared for many different types of situations.  If there were to be a total collapse having your food storage would be extremely beneficial, but it doesn’t do you any good if you have no way to cook it. Here are some alternative ways to cook your storage

What is an IFAK and Why Every Prepper Should Have One?

IFAK

I have said this many times, but I will say it again as preppers the most important thing we can get is knowledge.   This is kind of late as my wife and I had done an IFAK class through Independence Training, a company out of Arizona, during my hiatus from the site in January.  For

Top 10 Dumbest Gun Quotes by Politicians!

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I don’t do to many of these, but every now and then it is good to have these just for fun articles. As most people know there are many politicians who make laws either based on emotion or things they have no idea about.  One of the biggest areas we see this today is when