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5 Emergency Heat Sources Worth Considering

September 8, 2016 PreppersSurvive 11

Like most of you, I enjoy being warm.  I live in southeast Idaho where its common to have 6 months of snowfall so staying warm is not always easy.  As a dutiful Prepper, I am constantly on the lookout for affordable emergency heat sources (my first source is […]

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Best Emergency Lights for a Power Outage

August 23, 2016 PreppersSurvive 7

Light plays an important role on our emotional well being.  When there is no light our minds can get overly active and in a crisis situation darkness can feed our fears.  Lights allow us to prepare meals, read, work, and feel safe when the sun goes down.  Some […]

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Prepper Calendar: 12 Month Prepper Checklist

May 30, 2016 PreppersSurvive 1

Ever wondering what the preparedness community is up to each month?  We not only have the National Preparedness month in September but there are eleven other national observance months that make up the 12 month prepper checklist calendar.  Here are several uses for this prepper calendar: Save money on emergency […]

Emergency Communication Plan

What Should an Emergency Plan Include?

April 12, 2016 PreppersSurvive 5

8 Step Communication & Evacuation Plan In an emergency, the first resource that people WANT is a way to send and receive information.  Being connected plays a vital role in our sense of safety and well being.  What is Family Emergency Preparedness Plan?  It’s a way to connect or […]

Canned Food Gone Bad

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

February 1, 2016 PreppersSurvive 2

How can you tell if canned food is bad?  Do you know the signs of spoiled canned food that might be deadly?  There are several ways harmful bacteria can contaminate canned food.  In the United States, there are over 100 cases of botulism are reported each year.  This harmful bacteria […]

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Prepping for Beginners – plan, checklist, tips

January 22, 2016 PreppersSurvive 3

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 […]

Preppers Supplies Checklist

Prepper Supplies Checklist

September 8, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

Do you have a way to measure the prepping milestones you’ve hit?  Are you looking for a list of survival gear that can help you determine the right preparedness supplies for you and your family?  Have you ever felt anxious or overwhelmed on your prepper journey?  You are not […]

Prepper Library

Prepper Library

August 11, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

One of the most important preps you can have are books.  They are a vital source of entertainment and education.  Without the written word it is difficult to progress as a society.  Isaac Newton said it best, “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon […]

Off Grid Room

Simple & Inexpensive Off Grid Room

April 28, 2015 PreppersSurvive 4

Have you ever considered which room in your home would make the best Off Grid Room in an emergency?  After reading Fernando Aguirre’s book, The Modern Survival Manual: Surviving the Economic Collapse, I began looking at my living space with a new perspective.  The book is based on the author’s […]

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Build an EDC you can be proud of

March 10, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

The Everyday Carry (EDC) consists of the items that you carry with you, well, every day. We never know what we may encounter over the course of the day and it is typically not feasible to carry your bug-out bag with you at all times.  EDC items typically […]

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Bug Out Bag Essentials for Beginners

December 1, 2014 PreppersSurvive 1

Bug Out Bags have many aliases: 72 Hour Kit, Prepper Backpack, Emergency Bag, Survival Bag, BOB, SHTF Bag, and a few other names I’m forgetting.  Why is it called a Bug Out Bag?  Google’s definition of the term “Bug Out” means to “leave quickly” which is exactly what […]

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