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Couponing for Preppers Part II

Couponing for Preppers

Part II-How to Get the Good Deals! In my previous post, I explained the things that would be good to be stocked up on and why they’re good to have a lot of on hand. In this article, I’m going to explain how you can get them for really cheap, if not for free. I

Bug Out Shelter Guest Post

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Bug Out Shelters Being prepared for the unexpected emergency with a bug out bag can save you and your family’s lives. In case you need to leave your home in a hurry supplies should be ready to go at a moment’s notice. Shelter Supplies Shelter needs to be the main thought when packing for an

What Should You Keep in a Bug out Bag?

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There are many different items that should be in your bug out bag.  First, a bug out bag is a bag with essential supplies and tools to live with when things go bad and you need to get out of dodge.  Many times during a disaster or social collapse the best place for you and

American Exit Strategy Survival Fiction Book Review

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While I like post apocalyptic prepper type movies I am usually not a big reader of fiction.  I am usually more into the biographic, political, and historical nonfiction when I do read actual books, but most of the time it is articles and how tos for me. So this book even being fiction really kept

Couponing for Preppers Part 1

Couponing for Preppers Part 1 If you’ve read my other articles, you’ve heard me say that this whole prepping thing is very new to me and I’m pretty much learning as I go. But I’m learning oh so much! And although couponing is quite a bit of work, it really can pay off in the

Herbs and Natural Remedies for Prepping

As a prepper it is beneficial to be a well rounded person because when a teotwawki scenario does come the more skills you have the better suited you will be to live through the changes and the tough times.  If you only have knowledge of the security side of prepping you may not do well

Homemade Laundry Detergent

Become a More Self-Sufficient Prepper by Making Your Own Homemade Laundry Detergent As Josh previously explained in one of his articles, being self-sufficient as a prepper is just as important as having items stocked up for an end of the world scenario. And as I previously stated, I’m hoping to be able to test out

Will We be Boiled Frogs or Will We be Prepared? Guest Post

Are we all on our way to becoming boiled frogs? The metaphor that I’m referring to is the proverbial frog that, when placed in a pot of cold water that is gradually heated, never realizes that it’s in danger and is boiled alive. Yes, I know, real frogs will jump out of the pot —

Off Grid Living Illegal?

Well in the city of Cape Coral, Florida this seems to be the case. Robin Speronis is finding out first hand that her property is really not her own. She lives inside the city limits, but has decided not to use city water and electricity (I’m assuming no gas either as she heats her home

Being a Prepper’s Wife

What it Means to be a Prepper’s Wife My name is Megan, and as Josh has already introduced me, I plan to talk about self-sufficiency, some DIY projects, hopefully couponing and most importantly, what it means to be a prepper’s wife. First, I want to tell you a little about myself. My whole life growing

Natural Disaster Safety Guide

Knowing how to prepare for each type of natural disaster is a great thing.  In AZ where I am there really aren’t that many natural disasters that happen here.  The main thing we get is forest fires.  In 2010 a forest fire near our home cleared out many trees on our mountain allowing the rains

Can You Be A Prepper and Not Be Self Sufficient?

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In the world of prepping, self sufficiency is usually just a given, but are these two actually independent?  To really answer this question we need to understand each.   Here is what I believe each thing is and how they can be used together and apart.   Prepping:  “to study or train in preparation of something”.

Staying Fit as a Prepper: Gym Fit Vs. Prepper Fit

Staying fit as a prepper As preppers we normally think the physical things we have will be the things that will save us, but there is one thing  just as or more important than our storage stuff.  We need to keep fit in not just our body but our minds as well. Specifically, in this

Beat The End New Direction

To all my readers I apologize for my extended hiatus from writing and updating Beat The End.  I am now getting back on track with updating and bringing back useful information to all those interested in prepping and survival. I hope that some of the new things I plan to implement will help you and

Staying Healthy After a Disaster

Practicing good health and having a healthy lifestyle is one of the most important things you can do to combat emotional and physical stress following a disaster. A healthy body copes better than an unhealthy one – both physically and mentally- when trauma is involved. In order to maintain good health when life comes at

7 Essential Items to Keep in Your Vehicle

Emergency Preparedness on the Highway: 7 Essential Items to Keep in Your Car If you’re like most car owners, chances are there’s some junk in your trunk. Time to clear it out and make space for some items that just might save your life one day. You probably think that you already have them—but then

Dan’s Depot Survival EDC Kit Giveaway! Check it out!

Our friends over at Dan’s Depot are having a great giveaway.  Win an Everyday Carry Survival kit with bag.  This is a great piece of equipment to have stored in your vehicle or anytime you go hiking. Click the picture above to enter. Don’t forget to check out all of the cool survival and prepper

Two Misunderstandings About Survival Skills Practice

Guest Post Because survival skills are a lot like any other physical activity, you need lots of training to improve your skills. However, there are two big misconceptions about training that you need to understand. Muscle memory and practice makes perfect are two common sayings that are not entirely accurate.   Practice Makes Perfect  

How To Not Be Just A ‘Sexy Nurse’

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By Nathan Hale Jefferson www.abundantfuture.net Author of The Wayward Journey http://amzn.to/14PiPrt Everyone has heard the term Mall Ninja thrown around, or at least most everyone. This is especially true in tactical and preparedness circles where it is a term used to describe someone who spends (or says they spend) large sums of money on the latest and

What is the Difference Between Body Armor and Flak Vests?

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Body Armor vs. Flak Vest In military combat, it’s always been crucial to have the proper protective gear on the body. Through the years, protective gear has advanced and evolved to better protect militants. As some of the first tools of defense for militants, there was the use of flak vests or jackets. These were