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All of us use different ways of navigation in our daily lives. We follow roads and landmarks to get to our destinations. We use global positioning systems to tell us how far we have to drive and where to turn. However, what happens when things turn upside down for one

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Lisa Bedford
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Always be prepared: A mom’s look at prepping By: Patti Light When Lisa Bedford began writing her blog, The Survival Mom, in June 2009, her intention was to provide encouragement, information and resources to other moms who were becoming aware of the need to prepare their homes and families for

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GunsHome DefensePreparednessself sufficientSHTFSurvival

The Best Caliber for Home Defense by Craig Johnson Selecting a good gun caliber is a tough decision for everyone, especially when it comes to home defense. The first step is to check and follow all the local, state and federal regulations appropriate to your area. While the day may

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Boy Scout Guide
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The Boy Scout Handbook: Constantly Teaching Us Survival Some of us were blessed to learn wilderness survival and self-subsistence skills from our fathers, mothers, grandfathers, and grandmothers.  Others did not have that option, and had to pick those skills up from some other method.  Some were directed along the way

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Off the Grid
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Urban Survival: Homelessness By: Christopher Williams Disasters can take on many forms, from unnatural (wars and terrorist attacks) to natural (hurricanes and earthquakes.) It is important to be properly prepared in order to survive all of them and then some. Many people in the financial meltdown found themselves out of

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CampingPrepperSurvivalTravelWilderness Training

Hitchhiking: The Rules of the Road By: Christopher Williams Introduction Food and shelter are the utmost things on a traveler’s mind, and sometimes, that does not leave any cash left over for transportation. How is it possible to travel without any money? Easy – hitchhiking is one of the cheapest

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Roasting Coffee at Home: a Beginner’s Guide By: Matthew Miller Why Roast Your Own Coffee? Roasting coffee is one of the easiest steps towards more self-reliant living. Unlike other self-sufficiency projects, it’s a low-cost, low-hassle project that will save money while also improving the quality of every morning brew. With

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Portable Generators: Noisy Yet Necessary
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Portable Generators: Gas Powered Peace of Mind By Mark R. Folse Shortly after the April 27th storms last year, my wife and I began to hear the steady rumble of a portable generator somewhere in our neighborhood.  It was not long until we acquired one ourselves.  Within two days after

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