Tag Archives: survival

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

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

Couponing for Preppers Part II

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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

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

Rappelling, Caves and Backpacking Oh My, Videos, Thoughts and Tips

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This past weekend my wife and I went on a backpacking excursion in Clear Creek Canyon. It is about an hour east of Flagstaff, Arizona. This is one of the most beautiful and amazing places in all of Arizona. The Canyon is like something out of a movie or photograph and every time I am

Tips for Keeping Your Emergency Food Storage Organized

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Every family, indeed every individual, in America should have their own store of survival food to which they can turn in case of emergency. You cannot know exactly what sorts of emergencies might lead to you actually using your emergency food supply, and we all hope and pray that we may never have to use

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

The Benefits of Living Off Grid

The collective sprawl of societal living shapes, and molds dictates what people are as well as what they become, and it is far from far fetched that living in isolation from society would have its benefits. To completely cut oneself off from the rest of the world with a solar-powered home and a well for

What and How You Should Store Food

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If you are a person who is afraid of the future and want to be prepared for any situation storing food is a must. Storing food can really be an art and is one of the categories I have discussed in my earlier beans, bullets and band aids post You really need to ask yourself

Take the Top 10 Doomsday Scenarios Poll

Even though Simply Hike has already released there infographic on the Top Ten Doomsday Theories for 2013 you can still vote in there poll.  What do you think is the most likely Doomsday scenario that would happen in 2013.  Check out the poll at http://blog.simplyhike.co.uk/index.php/2013/02/top-ten-doomsday-theories-2013/. You can also comment on their poll and let them know

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

Why Books Should Be Part of Your Bug Out Bag Guest Post

A bug out bag is an emergency store of sufficient food, water and whatever else might be deemed necessary to survive for up to 72 hours following the occurrence of a natural disaster or major catastrophic event. Bug out bags, also called go-bags or good bags (Get Out Of Dodge) must be portable and therefore

Survival with Freeze Dried Foods

Click on the graphic to check out Food Insurance which sells freeze dried foods.  Look below the graphic to see why you should have freeze dried foods. Freeze dried food is identified as food that is void of water. The process of freeze drying food, which is also known as lyphilization, helps to extend its

Paravival Survival Bracelet Review

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I first want to send out a thank you to Nicholas at Paravival.  He was kind enough to give us a paracord bracelet to review.  First off I want to let everybody know how the customer service at Paravival is.  Nicholas did a great job answering any questions I had, and he also got the

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