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Ed That Matters

  • newWhy Prepper Vitamins are Important When SHTF!
    Prepper Vitamins will be Important When the SHTF!   There are certain topics in preparedness that always grab our attention.  The “sexy” topics are topics that we all like to focus on and read about.  But there are topics that don’t get a lo…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 4:33pm -
  • Prepper Organization – Using Space Saver Bags
    Organize Your Preps!   Preppers need to learn how to organize!  Some would say we do this because we horde stockpiles of “stuff,” but the reality is, we just want to be able to find what we’re looking for when we need it!  So, prepper organi…
    - 14 days ago 8 Sep 18, 5:16pm -
  • Weekly Watchman – Prepper News & Current Events – Sept. 3, 2018
    PREPPER NEWS AND CURRENT EVENTS FROM A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE   This weekly post provides you with a select section of Prepper Related News and Current Events from a Bible Perspective.  These weekly videos from current prophecy teachers pack a powerf…
    - 19 days ago 3 Sep 18, 11:10pm -
  • Weekly Watchman – Prepper News & Current Events – July 18, 2018
    PREPPER NEWS AND CURRENT EVENTS FROM A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE   This weekly post provides you with a select section of Prepper Related News and Current Events from a Bible Perspective.  These weekly videos from current prophecy teachers pack a powerf…
    - 66 days ago 18 Jul 18, 11:59pm -
  • High-Tech Multi-Use Gear – Audew Jump Starter
      The Audew Jump Starter: Gear You Can Really Use!   We like our gear to be multi-purpose.  As Preppers hover over the line of old-world skills vs high-tech modern life, gear that is multi-functional can be very helpful.  The Audew Jump Starter i…
    - 68 days ago 17 Jul 18, 11:08am -

Survival Podcast

  • Episode-2297- Expert Council Q&A for 9-21-18
    Tweet Today its Friday so it’s time for expert council show. To ask a question for a show like this, just send an email to me at jack at with “TSPC Expert” in the subject line. Today on The … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 21 Sep 18, 9:19pm -
  • Vaughan SF-12 Soft Faced Hammer – Item of the Day
    TweetEvery day I bring you an item on Amazon that I personally use or has been purchased by many members of the audience and I have researched enough to recommend. Today’s TSP Amazon Item of the day is the Vaughan … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 21 Sep 18, 5:17pm -
  • Episode-2296- Listener Calls for 9-20-18
    Tweet Today on The Survival Podcast I take your phone calls on bug out bags, cellular data, business, data cabling, marketing, vehicle prep and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your phone and … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 20 Sep 18, 9:03pm -
  • Frontier Organic Lemon Pepper – Amazon Item of the Day
    TweetEvery day I bring you an item on Amazon that I personally use or has been purchased by many members of the audience and I have researched enough to recommend. Today’s TSP Amazon Item of the day is Frontier Organic … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 20 Sep 18, 5:16pm -
  • Episode-2295- EDC Wearable Survival Gear with Dustin Hogard and Nick Blackman
    TweetWhat happens when you combine a Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer, an Adventure Guide, and a mutual love for the outdoors? Wazoo Survival Gear! They design, create, and field test products engineered to save lives. The adventurer, Dustin Hogard, and…
    - 3 days ago 19 Sep 18, 9:04pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • newWhat did you do for your preparedness this week? (2018-9-22)
    Share this!   This Saturday post is your weekly open-forum for: – Preparedness accomplishments this week – Off-topic conversation throughout the week   SUPPORT MODERN SURVIVAL BLOG If you like it here, to help assure that we stay on-the-air: 1.…
    - 15 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 12:57pm -
  • Food Price Inflation Hidden in Packaging
    Food Price Inflation Examples How long can they continue to hide food price inflation? Can you say, “Food packaging schemes”? I often notice that while food prices in general continue to creep higher, the packaging is cleverly shrinking or hiding…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 4:07pm -
  • Fuel Treatment For Generators – Best Fuel Additive
    GENERATORS SHOULD USE FUEL ADDITIVE: Not only do you have your own generator for a power outage, there are tens of thousands of generators at the ready in a wide variety of settings such as hospitals, airports, cell phone sites, internet service prov…
    - 3 days ago 20 Sep 18, 2:30pm -
  • Security & Situational Awareness (Level 2 Preparedness)
    My hypothetical for level 2 preparedness is being prepared for 1 month of disruption. That includes electrical grid down for 2 to 4 weeks. Your personal safety and security becomes a increasing concern as time marches on during the event. The longer…
    - 4 days ago 19 Sep 18, 2:54pm -
  • Electrical Grid Down For 2 – 4 Weeks (Level 2 Preparedness)
    My hypothetical for level 2 preparedness is being prepared for 1 month of disruption. Previously I discussed Water & Food and Water Storage & Availability. This time lets think about electricity being out for several weeks, up to one month. Chances a…
    - 5 days ago 18 Sep 18, 10:00am -

Preparing for SHTF

  • newCooking Beans in Your Dutch oven over a Campfire
    Some of you are already scoffing, because who doesn’t know how to cook beans, right. Well, many of you do, and then there are those that simply do not know. It is by no means complicated, but once away from the microwave, the pressure cooker, and t…
    - 13 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 3:33pm -
  • Meatloaf on the Smoker Yes You Can
    A previous article talked about getting your new smoker ready for smoking, so now that you have it ready what’s cooking. Virtually anything can be cooked in the smoker, and people do experiment when they are not in the mood for pulled pork or ribs.…
    - 8 days ago 15 Sep 18, 3:31pm -
  • 5 Homesteading Skills and Tools Needed To Survive
    The daily tasks are endless from pulling weeds in the garden to shoveling snow off the roof of the barns and house to turning over your compost heap. Some you do without thinking about. Many are daily chores that require little skill, but they have t…
    - 15 days ago 8 Sep 18, 1:18pm -
  • Improving Dog Safety on Hikes: 10 Reasons You Should Leash Your Dog
    Many of us consider our dogs to be our best friends and we treat our pets like members of the family. So, it makes sense that we want our dogs with us while we are on traveling and on vacation. Let’s face it, it can be more expensive to leave them…
    - 16 days ago 7 Sep 18, 2:44pm -
  • Homesteading: Do You Know What It Really Means Today
    The various Homestead acts, yes there were more than one, essentially gave an individual, called an applicant, ownership of land, with stipulations attached, without paying cash for it in the United States. The first act was signed into law by Presid…
    - 25 days ago 29 Aug 18, 1:24pm -

Backdoor Survival

  • newKeeping Up Morale & Finding Entertainment During Hard Times
    Morale can be hard to keep up during hard times, but it is very important to maintain. Morale can have a major influence on your overall chances of survival during … Read More
    - 15 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • The Types of Fire Extinguishers and the Rules of Fire Fighting
    While preppers are always talking about how to start fires—what about putting one out? Are you prepared to fight a fire that breaks out in your home? We’ll explore the … Read More
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • Growing Your Thanksgiving Dinner
    What do you cook for Thanksgiving dinner? In our modern society, the menu for holidays is not static and that can be a beautiful thing. In this article, we talk … Read More
    - 3 days ago 20 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • The Best Natural Dyes
    You can make a fabric dye of any color with plants you can forage nearby. Stockpiling or growing natural dyes can enable preppers to camouflage their favorite gear, from clothing … Read More
    - 4 days ago 19 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • Cleaning Up After A Hurricane & Flooding
    Florence is currently causing a lot of devastation, but soon the hurricane and flooding will pass, and we will be left with clean up concerns. Clean up is a big … Read More
    - 5 days ago 18 Sep 18, 1:00pm -

The Survival Mom

  • Last-Chance Apocalypse Shopping: Whole Foods
    Can you imagine walking out your front door, realizing the apocalypse has happened, and the only store that is open and not overrun with zombies is Whole Foods?? Whole Foods is a snooty, over-priced grocery store, right? Who shops there besides yoga…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 3:00pm -
  • Last-Chance Apocalypse Shopping: Harbor Freight
    NOTE: What is Last-Chance Apolcalypse Shopping all about? Imagine the S has hit the fan in a big way. You’re mostly prepped but you have one final chance to hit a store for some last minute shopping. What if that store is Walgreens, Sally Beauty, o…
    - 4 days ago 18 Sep 18, 6:00pm -
  • Last-Chance Apocalypse Shopping: Sally Beauty Supply
    So, the apocalypse has happened, and it’s as bad as you feared. Crazy, wild-eyed people are running everywhere trying to grab anything and everything they can find to survive. They hit the grocery stores, drug stores, there’s no bottled water to…
    - 10 days ago 13 Sep 18, 3:10pm -
  • All About Hurricane Florence Survival
    The only good thing I have to say about hurricanes is that they give you plenty of warning they’re on their way. Otherwise, they’re jerks. They slam you with crazy winds, torrential rainfall, dozens of inches of rain, massive property damage and…
    - 10 days ago 12 Sep 18, 10:23pm -
  • An Off-Grid Laundry Solution: The Lavario Portable Clothes Washer
    NOTE: Don’t miss the special coupon code following my review. When the power goes out, so do all the convenient appliances we depend on to make our lives easy. No dishwasher? You’ll have to wash all those dishes by hand. No microwave? You’ll ha…
    - 12 days ago 10 Sep 18, 6:29pm -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Saturday – September 22, 2018
    September 22nd in the birthday of survivalist writer Joel Skousen. (Born, 1946.) Skousen authored the excellent books Strategic Relocation and The High Security Shelter – How to Implement a Multi-Purpose Safe Room in the HomeThe post Preparedness…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 7:05am -
  • newSurvival Notes from Canada – September 22, 2018:
    Hi, folks. Clint Ekert here, your trusty reporter from Canada, reporting on the nations hot topics. Hot Topics First off on our hot topics list is Quebec CAQ is poised to win the Quebec election. One of the laws they plan on putting in place is that…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 7:04am -
  • newEditors’ Prepping Progress
    To be prepared for a crisis, every Prepper must establish goals and make long-term and short-term plans. Steadily, we work on meeting our prepping goals. In this column, the SurvivalBlog editors review their week’s prep activities. They also often…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 7:03am -
  • newThe Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods:
    SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “HJL”. Mike Williamson has some words for AR-15 owners today. Your E-…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 7:02am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote of the Day:
    “David therefore departed thence, and escaped to the cave Adullam: and when his brethren and all his father’s house heard it, they went down thither to him. And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that wa…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 7:01am -

The Survivalist Blog

  • The Ultimate Prepper’s Checklist
    “Be prepared” is a pretty broad order. Prepared for what? How prepared are we talking about, here? If you are new to prepping and readiness as a component in your lifestyle, one of your first actions will probably be to take stock and compare you…
    - 83 days ago 2 Jul 18, 10:20am -
  • Practically Tactical: Maximizing the Common Shotgun for Defense
    Shotguns are perennially popular home defense firearms in the U.S. for several reasons. One reason is their easy availability, and cost effectiveness. A quality shotgun can often be had for significantly less coin than a rifle of equivalent grade.  …
    - 84 days ago 1 Jul 18, 10:17am -
  • How to Find and Equip Your Prepper Hideout Bug Out Location
    So, you’ve been researching how to prep for a SHTF or other disaster and the experts recommend that you have a bug out location or even better a prepper hideout or retreat. But what makes a good prepper hideout or bug out location? The answer is of…
    - 85 days ago 30 Jun 18, 12:03pm -
  • How to Accurize the Mini 14 Rifle
    The Ruger Mini-14 is one of America’s favorite general purpose semi-auto rifles. Possessed of light weight, nimble handling and classic styling, they remain a viable choice for anyone who for whatever reason does not want America’s other rifle, t…
    - 85 days ago 29 Jun 18, 5:17pm -
  • The Best Prepping and Survival Books You Should Read
    One of the great joys and advantages of living today is the prevalence of books. Be they bound ink and paper or electrons on a screen, books can be invaluable references or moving, thought-provoking stories about the human experience. I am constantly…
    - 87 days ago 28 Jun 18, 10:18am -


Steemit Preppers

  • A artistic shot of a Realsteel e571 knife.
    - 7 Jan 18, 12:31am -
  • Power where there is no power
    Thought this might be of interest to some people Imagine this:A devastating hurricane slams the East Coast, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power for days-even weeks. Or maybe a tsunami takes out an entire town somewhere overseas,…
    - 18 May 17, 11:55pm -

Steemit Homesteading

  • Daily Celestial Challenge: Agriculture
    #### Agricultural Terms **Agriculture**The cultivation of crops and rearing of animals for domestic and commercial use. **Mechanized Farming**Mechanized farming is cultivation of land and breeding of animals for commercial sale using agricultu…
    - 7 Jan 18, 5:27am -
  • This is a good barn hack.
    Barn hack: For those of you without electricity at your troughs this does work.I've been doing it for months.Even did a little experiment today. I left 2 troughs without jugs, and put jugs in 3 troughs. Those with jugs were still completely unfr…
    - 7 Jan 18, 5:21am -
  • MAKING OUR FIRST GROUND VENISON Though we have been eating meat and even harvesting animals ourselves for a while not, this was the first time that we did this.-------------A lot of people know what a cut of meat looks like on a…
    - 7 Jan 18, 5:13am -
  • 7th of January Harvest
    Dwarf Beans!!!![]( is my wife and i's little helper, Possum. When ever we are in the garden she is not far behind us. Either attacking our ankles or laxing out…
    - 7 Jan 18, 4:52am -
  • How to make a homemade peppermint
    Hello steemersMade a mint-peppermint wall wash, and a Mint Basil Honey Sore throat spray. I was gifted a diy Natural remedies book and I'm hooked now!! I plan on converting all of our store bought cleaners, shampoos, hygiene supplies (face washes,…
    - 7 Jan 18, 4:47am -
  • Boiling Water Snow Cloud?
    I saw this on a YouTube video a couple years ago, so I wanted to give it a try while our temps were in the single digits. Have you every tried this?
    - 7 Jan 18, 4:28am -
  • Kombucha Making 101
    ### Kombucha or Combucha or fermented tea and sugar drink or whatever you want to call it;apparently if you haven’t heard of it you’re not up on the hippie health drink craze and you know what? That is ok. Grannie gonna say, "it’s good for wh…
    - 7 Jan 18, 4:27am -
  • "HomesteadingChallenge" #7 Entry - Share a homestead resolution for 2018!
    ![PicsArt_1361970938384.jpg]( Our 2018 Homesteading Resolution is:## To build an apiary and become a bee-keeper using the Slove…
    - 7 Jan 18, 4:10am -
  • Goals For The Homestead in 2018
    ![imagejpeg_5.jpg](*While I am building my homestead from the ground up, including a complete renovation of the existing 880 square foot house, I have many ot…
    - 7 Jan 18, 4:08am -
  • I Built An Off-Grid Tiny House in Montana By Myself
    ![IMG_20170916_104552 (1).jpg]( 2010 I was a disgruntled Navy Diver living in San Diego and I just wanted to get away from it all. I was still…
    - 7 Jan 18, 3:55am -

Steemit Survival

  • Bitcoin-like return without the risk?

    Bitcoin-like return without the risk?

    If you’ve been tempted to invest in Bitcoin or other cryptos but don’t like the risk of no underlying asset, there are CryptoAssets that have both high returns and real asset value.  On average, Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), issues of new crypt…
    - 7 Jan 18, 2:01am -
  • My first steemit post attempt
    Hello Friendsthis video is from a few years ago but I thought I was a good way for me to break myself in on Steemit. I hope you enjoy the content. Feel free to connect with me.
    - 7 Jan 18, 1:52am -
  • Top Ten Machete Tricks That You Don't Know Plus TORTURE TEST Video

    Top Ten Machete Tricks That You Don't Know Plus TORTURE TEST Video

    Here's a [great video]( - "top ten machete tricks that you don't know" along with an informative article by my buddy, Jeff Anderson, from Modern Combat & Survival.~ George,…
    - 6 Jan 18, 9:16pm -
  • Chemical Magic by V.E. Johnson 1920
    Once upon a time there was a land of the free!No, really!I have evidence. book is representative of the general level of knowledge available t…
    - 6 Jan 18, 7:20pm -
  • Time to Pay Attention: CDC Begins Instructing Public on How To Survive Nuclear War

    Time to Pay Attention: CDC Begins Instructing Public on How To Survive Nuclear War week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that they will be holding a briefing which is designed to instruct the public on how to prep…
    - 6 Jan 18, 5:30pm -
  • Living Minimal : Food Storage
    When you're living off the grid or in remote areas, you don't get to choose the modern ways to store the fruits, food and dry itesm. So in such case you have to come up wiht some of the innovative ways to store the food in the climate which doesn't a…
    - 6 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • Rethinking a Personal Survival Kit

    Rethinking a Personal Survival Kit

    A personal survival kit should change depending upon risks, skills, climate and activity. This article outlines how I recently changed my personal survival kit to suit my changed circumstances. This particular kit is the basic gear what I carry for…
    - 6 Jan 18, 1:58pm -
  • Russian Trashman forest survival #2

    Russian Trashman forest survival #2

    It´s hard to survive in the winter for homeless people like us. ▶️ DTube ▶️ IPFS
    - 6 Jan 18, 11:43am -
  • BBPs They Are Billions First Playing Session Part 2/3

    BBPs They Are Billions First Playing Session Part 2/3

    Testing this game out and learning the ropes. Upvote! ▶️ DTube ▶️ IPFS
    - 6 Jan 18, 9:04am -
  • Grand Solar Minimum Update 1/6/18 - Al Gore Is Back - 1896 Records Fall - Cadovar Erupts - Glacial Science WEATHER: FREEZING TEMPERATURES IN CHINA, POWERFUL WINDS IN U.K. AND FLOODS IN NEW ZEALAND MEAN U.S. IS NOT ALONE. we…
    - 6 Jan 18, 6:20am -
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