Tag Archives: Prepper

Emergency Preparedness for Your Pet- Guest Post

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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

What is a Prepper’s Most Valuable Tool?

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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

Freedom and Liberty is all in the Perception

Freedom and Liberty is all in the Perception Lately I have really been thinking about and focusing on freedom and liberty and how it is an integral part of being a prepper.  In one of our last posts http://www.beattheend.com/boiled-frogs/ it talks about how little by little things happen that should trigger us to be more

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

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

The Ultimate Survivalists and Preppers, Who is it?

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My wife and I recently visited a town in Eastern Arizona called Snowflake.  It was a small Mormon settlement started in 1878.  We went to a few of the landmarks and museums in Snowflake (which is few as it is only a town of about 3-5k people).  We learned a lot of history of the

A Prepper Challenge

Here’s a challenge related to money. Can you go an entire 24-hour period without spending a dime? How about a week? How about a month? We often don’t realize both how much we spend and where all of our money goes. From the time you wake up in the morning, money is often leaving your pocket at an alarming

Beat The End Survival Gear Giveaway

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As a thank you to all of the readers of the Beat The End survival blog we have put together a survival gear giveaway.  We have teamed with 10 companies and websites that have made this giveaway possible.  Before you enter the giveaway, check out some of our sponsors below to see all the great things they have

Great Time at the Arizona Survivalist/Prepper Expo

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On Saturday March 30th my wife Megan and I had the pleasure of attending the AZ Survivalist/Prepper Expo. It was great to meet all the vendors and look at all the cool survival products and services that these companies brought to the table.  One of the things that I thought was amazing was the diverse

Top Ten Doomsday Theories of 2013

 Thank you http://www.simplyhike.co.uk/ for this great infographic about doomsday theories.  Also thank you for mentioning my site on it. This graphic shows what people think would be the most likely doomsday scenarios!

Top 15 Homesteading Skills for Preppers

A homesteader is essentially a person who lives a self-sufficient lifestyle, free of reliance on the surrounding society. One thing is for sure, that a true homesteader would be well off in the case of an economic or societal collapse. This is one of many things a prepper might prepare for. So it lends to reason, that any prepper

New Resource for “Hands-On” Preppers- Free Survival Book!

Preppers are typically “hands-on” kind of people, and with that in mind, a new website; “Preparedness is Fundamental”, has just been launched that features articles and short how-to videos on prepping for anyone that doesn’t mind getting their hands dirty. One video shows you how you can secure as many perfectly good batteries as you want

Can the US Overcome Economic Trouble? Time to become a Prepper!

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  As a prepper we need to prepare for the many situations that could come our way.  These can be from disasters, economic breakdown, societal breakdown, terrorism and many other problems.  I feel at the moment if we look at the problems of the world many of the problems revolve around the economies and downturn

Is Prepping for the Worst a Social Benefit?

Many people these days are preparing themselves and their families for global economic meltdown, or for natural disaster. Many others are considering it. Is this a good thing for society? Well, in many ways, yes it is. A populace which isn’t just sitting back and hoping to lean on the government if worst comes to

How Good of a Prepper are You? Get Your Prepper Score!

I thought this was kind of cool and fun.  For the new season of Doomsday Preppers National Geographic has a prepper calculator.  Basically by your answers it will let you know how prepared you are for a disaster.  I have found that I am definitely not prepared enough.  It is setup as a survey and

Top 10 Reasons Why the Future of America Depends on Survivalists & Preppers

Top 10 Reasons Why the Future of America Depends on Survivalists & Preppers By David T Morris There has been a lot of derogatory talk lately about “preppers” and “survivalists” and I’d like to take a minute to point out 10 reasons why preppers and survivalists have always been vital to the United States and

Survivalist Pornography is this a Joke? Prepping is Getting Popular!

I am always looking for interesting topics, news and information in the prepper and survivalist community.  This was emailed to me from my google alerts (emails you stories based on a topic) and I thought it was so ridiculous and funny that I had to post it.  I am hoping it does not offend.  So

The Addiction of Prepping

Prepping Addiction Prepping and being ready for a disaster is definitely a noble cause and will be very beneficial to your family.  Most preppers are just regular people that feel being able to have stability during tough times is important.  For the majority of preppers, the art of prepping can actually be a fun, learning

Storm in DC Knocks Out Power Doesn’t Faze Preppers

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In late June and most of July, the East Coast was experiencing massive storms that cut power and delayed and cancelled many flights.  Reports say the severe thunderstorm caused power outages for almost 300,000 people.  For most people this was a terrible inconvenience, but for others this was just a learning experience and a time