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Chocolate Rations

February 27, 2017 PreppersSurvive 4

If your are like me and considered adding chocolate rations to your food storage but haven’t yet, don’t wait until its too late.  Have you noticed that chocolate prices have steadily increased?  In 2016, many newspapers covered the global chocolate shortage.  Its estimated that the shortages will start in […]

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Food Storage Starter Kit

February 21, 2017 PreppersSurvive 3

Having a month supply of food storage is simpler than you might think.  It’s known as a food storage starter kit.  In one box (19 x 13 x 7.5) you can put 6 cans of food that will make 90 meals.  The 6 cans are a bit bigger […]

Storing Canned Food

Storing Canned Food – 4 Rotation Ideas

November 19, 2016 PreppersSurvive 1

I’ve had several people tell me they don’t believe in food storage.  When I asked why, its always for the same reason.  The summed-up version: they bought a large supply of canned food, stored it for five to ten years, then threw it away.  Have you ever thrown […]

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An Uncensored Peek Inside a Prepper’s Pantry

October 25, 2016 PreppersSurvive 4

My friends and family get caught off guard by me sometimes.  “Can I get a picture of your prepper’s pantry for an article I’m writing”?  The first few times I asked this, the response was the same, an indulging smile followed by an awkward silence.  The hesitation, which is totally […]

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9 PRINTABLE Food Storage Cookbooks PDF

July 12, 2016 PreppersSurvive 0

Food storage is, for many of us, the most expensive prep.  However, not all of our food storage preps need to cost money.  The Prepper community is growing (YAY!!!) which means there are a wide variety of resources available to us and some of those resources are FREE. […]

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Canned Food Gone Bad – Do you know all 8 signs?

February 1, 2016 PreppersSurvive 2

Do you know the signs to watch for to avoid eating canned food that might be deadly?  There are several ways harmful bacteria can contaminate canned food.  “In the United States, about 110 cases of botulism are reported each year“.  A person can’t see or smell if a can is […]

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Prepping for Beginners – plan, checklist, tips

January 22, 2016 PreppersSurvive 2

Preppers Survive gets quite a few emails each month.  My favorite emails are from newbie Preppers because they have an intensity and an urgency in their comments and questions.  This intense urgency is how I felt when I first started prepping.  I laboriously looked for articles on prepping for beginners.  It […]

Bug Out Bag Food Ideas

Bug Out Bag Food Ideas

October 22, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

Choosing the best food for your bug out bag can be challenging.  There are several things to consider:  shelf life, calories, taste, weight, bulk, fragility, and prep time.  Here are several bug out bag food ideas that I have used in my emergency kits over the the years […]

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Powdered Milk Uses

July 21, 2015 PreppersSurvive 1

It took me a long time before I would even considered purchasing powdered milk for food storage.  First, I do NOT enjoy milk.  It’s just not something you’ll find in my fridge.  Second, my parents introduced me to powdered milk as a child, YUCK!  My dad had a seasonal […]

What's in an MRE & why preppers like them

What’s in an MRE? – MRE Product Review

June 23, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

I bought an MRE seven years ago but never tried it or even opened it to see what was inside, it simply sat in my bug out bag until now.  While reading One Second After (a fictional doomsday story) I learned that there were goodies inside the pouches and […]

6 Summer Preps for Preppers

6 Summer Preps Anyone Can Do

June 5, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

Yes, I not only prep for economic hardship and disasters but I also prep (get ready) for other things too, like SUMMER!  Prepping for the summer helps me save money, accomplish preparedness goals, and schedule things to look forward too.  Summer can be the best season to develop […]

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How to Start a Mushroom Farm

March 24, 2015 PreppersSurvive 1

In time of need, people will be driven to eat just about anything. While mushrooms are widely accepted as a source of food, trying to consume them from wild sources can be very dangerous. On the other hand, starting your own mushroom farm now will give you a […]

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5 Knife Sharpening Hacks

February 24, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

Most bug out bags have a knife, many do not have a whetstone or knife sharpening tool.  There are several easy hacks that might surprise you.  These knife sharpening hacks will put a cutting edge a pocket knife, machete, or a kitchen knife with items you’d find in or around your […]

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Food Storage Checklist

January 8, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

  Food storage is an important part of emergency preparedness.  Below is a list of ideas to help you get started or add your supply.  When developing your food storage goals its important to have a two week meal plan and the recipes for each meal printed out. […]

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Food Hacks

November 19, 2014 PreppersSurvive 1

Becoming self reliant and having food storage is becoming more prudent each year.  Below are (3) Frugal Ideas:  UpCycle, Bargain Hunting, and a DIY Project. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

Recipes Using Powdered Milk

Powdered Milk Recipes

October 20, 2014 PreppersSurvive 0

Many food storage checklists have powdered milk on them but what does one do with powdered milk once you have it?  Will I be able to rotate it like the rest of my food storage?  These were my two concerns with adding powder milk to my food storage […]

Frugal Ideas on How To Stash Supplies for a Rainy Day

How To Stash Supplies for a Rainy Day

July 16, 2014 PreppersSurvive 0

Rainy days happen to most people:  job loss, natural disaster, medical hardship, financial hardships, economic downturn, etc.  Stash supplies for those rainy days to provide a buffer for you through hard times.  Gathering emergency supplies doesn’t have to be costly.  In fact, below I have created a list of […]

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