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  • 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…
    - 28 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…
    - 30 days ago 17 Jul 18, 11:08am -
  • “Watching” the Collapse in the United States
      What Does A Collapse in the United States Look Like?   The Preparedness Community talks a lot about collapse.  Books are written, articles are posted, podcasts are produced, videos are uploaded that all discuss this topic.  We can look at vario…
    - 33 days ago 13 Jul 18, 9:35pm -
  • Weekly Watchman – Prepper News & Current Events – July 9, 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…
    - 37 days ago 9 Jul 18, 11:12pm -
  • Conflicted – Out of Control Family Member – What Would You Do?
    CONFLICTED SURVIVAL GAME: BEFORE THE SHTF!   Conflicted is a Survival Game.  Each card in the deck has a scenario that will stretch how you would respond in an SHTF situation.  What would you do?  Leave your thoughts in the comment section below!…
    - 42 days ago 5 Jul 18, 3:52am -

Survival Podcast

  • newFinal Reminder – MSB Sale Expires Tonight at Midnight Central Time
    TweetJust a quick reminder that the MSB is currently on sale for 35 dollars a year but that special deal expires tonight at midnight Central Standard Time. The MSB is honestly a hell of a deal and now you can … Continue reading →
    - 5 hours ago 16 Aug 18, 12:10am -
  • newEpisode-2272- Darby Simpson on Farm Business Essentials
    TweetDarby grew up on his family’s seventh generation farm located in Central Indiana, just 25 miles outside of Indianapolis. However he never learned anything about the family business. He began his own farming enterprise in 2007 after reading “…
    - 8 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 8:40pm -
  • newMatiz Gallego Sardines – Item of the Day
    Tweet Every 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 Matiz … Continue reading →
    - 14 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 3:00pm -
  • Episode-2271- The Most Valuable Skill Most People Are Never Taught
    Tweet That skill in three words is simply, “how to sell”, simply put, “sales is life and life is sales”.  One huge problem we have in life is people compartmentalize everything.  I.E. “Sales is something sales people do, and I … Continu…
    - 1 day ago 14 Aug 18, 9:50pm -
  • Six Inches of Rain and Almost Empty Swales – What Happened?
    TweetWe just got a blessing.  6 inches of slow soaking rains over about 5 days, breaking a zero rain drought that began on May 30th.  Our mid swale with all the hard catchment that funnels into it, therefore took on … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 14 Aug 18, 5:53pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • newWhen The Garden Fails While You Need It Most
    Guest article, by ‘NRP’ I am an avid Gardener, spending HUGE amounts of time and sweat equity into the fruits of my labor. Having many of times seeing my investment go completely Belly-Up, yielding low or no produce. Bugs infesting EVERYTHING, ex…
    - 15 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 1:24pm -
  • Emergency Radio Choices From Sangean, Midland, & C.Crane
    Do you have an emergency radio? I own radios from all three of the following companies. Each of them has proven to be quality choices. – Sangean – Midland – C.Crane Co. While there are portable emergency radios in various price ranges, you may…
    - 2 days ago 14 Aug 18, 1:26pm -
  • What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2018-8-11)
      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. If you’re…
    - 5 days ago 11 Aug 18, 10:00am -
  • Human Zombies Unaware Of The Real World
    How often have you seen this? Head down – in their smartphone – texting – while walking – while crossing the street – or driving their car – or at the dinner table – or in a meeting – or in the bathroom… or, like, all the time? An a…
    - 6 days ago 10 Aug 18, 12:41pm -
  • 21 Things Your Burglar Won’t Tell You
    Concerned about home security while someone is knocking at your door? Here are 21 things ‘your burglar’ won’t tell you… (SHARE THESE TIPS WITH YOUR FRIENDS)   1. “Of course I look familiar. I was here just last week cleaning your carpets,…
    - 7 days ago 9 Aug 18, 3:52pm -

Preparing for SHTF

  • Natural Camouflage as the Seasons Change
    It won’t be long before the leaves are gone, so this means it is harder to move around unseen, and sound will travel farther, as well, because there are no longer any buffers to stifle it. Dry leaves make noise, making it almost impossible to move…
    - 2 days ago 14 Aug 18, 2:25pm -
  • 5 Concerns When Purchasing a Homesteading Property
    Homesteading: It’s all about the Location As much as you may like to, you usually cannot just find a piece of land and start homesteading. Any number of things can stop you from establishing a homestead on a particular piece of property. Some of th…
    - 6 days ago 10 Aug 18, 3:36pm -
  • 28 Items Your Kitchen Should Have for off Grid Cooking
    What you want and what you actually need are two different things, so when outfitting your camp or off-grid kitchen you have to prioritize. As we have stated in numerous articles in the past, instead of buying 12 tools for 12 tasks try to find one to…
    - 9 days ago 7 Aug 18, 2:30pm -
  • Predicting Weather When the Grid is Down, The Acu-Rite 01036
    Having the ability to predict the weather can be a lifesaver during a grid down situation. Imagine if meteorologists could not tell us a hurricane was days from landfall, or what if you didn’t know a dangerous blizzard was on the way. People couldn…
    - 12 days ago 4 Aug 18, 2:20pm -
  • Bread Baking Dutch oven Style
    Bread is considered an absolute staple by many people. If you have bread you have life, but first you must know how to make bread. There are a number of ways of making camp bread, and some of it may turn out pretty good, while sometimes, you end up w…
    - 13 days ago 3 Aug 18, 2:28pm -

Backdoor Survival

  • newNatural Anesthetics For SHTF: Natural Pain Relief For Every Day and Extreme Circumstances
    Way before there were modern pain medications, there were plants.  While the effects of a plant may not have the extreme pain killing capabilities of what some use in the … Read More
    - 16 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 1:00pm -
  • How to Grow Potatoes in a Bucket
    Potatoes are an excellent source of food for a prepper garden. Nutritionally, a large potato has 280 calories and 63 grams of carbohydrate and seven grams of protein. Root vegetables … Read More
    - 2 days ago 14 Aug 18, 1:00pm -
  • Foraging a Summer Pick-Me-Up of Daylily Blossoms
    “A weed is simply a plant whose virtues have not been discovered” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Wild Daylily Plants Provide Four Edible Parts ~ Note the many young flower buds … Read More
    - 3 days ago 13 Aug 18, 1:00pm -
  • 7 Best Essential Oils for Plantar Fasciitis
    How many hours a day do you spend on your feet? Four, six, eight hours? If you spend a good chunk of the day standing, then you are probably used … Read More
    - 4 days ago 12 Aug 18, 1:00pm -
  • Best Essential Oils for Sinus Headache
    When you suffer from persistent sinus headaches, you might have to reschedule your camping trips due to the allergens that may cause sinus congestion. With essential oils on your hands, … Read More
    - 5 days ago 11 Aug 18, 1:00pm -

The Survival Mom

  • 12 Free Online Resources For Teaching Your Kids STEM
    A portion of this article was sponsored by Adobe Spark.  If you’ve paid any sort of attention to the landscape of education in the last five years, you know that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) subjects are very “in” right now. T…
    - 10 days ago 6 Aug 18, 4:00pm -
  • 5 Reasons to Become a Trained Weather Spotter
    I’m a weather addict. My husband makes fun of my fascination with hurricanes, news of tornado outbreaks, floods, heat waves — he just doesn’t understand my fascination! However, if you look at the top stories of any given year, at least a few w…
    - 10 days ago 5 Aug 18, 9:52pm -
  • A Brief Guide To Edible Weeds
    That quality which makes a plant a weed is in the eye of the beholder. Where one person might see only an overgrown flower bed, another might see the makings of a decent salad. Frank down the street is probably tearing his hair out trying to get all…
    - 28 days ago 19 Jul 18, 1:15pm -
  • The Best Of 2018 Amazon Prime Day
    Every year about this time, Amazon Prime Day pops up with promises of huge savings. From my experience, yes, you can find some amazing deals, but for the most part, the products aren’t things that I want! “Save 80% on this package of a dozen hot-…
    - 30 days ago 16 Jul 18, 7:09pm -
  • Survival Mom DIY: How to Can Your Own Cherry Jam
    The secret to learning any skill, whether it is knitting, sewing, making furniture, or canning, is to start small. I was canning plain fruit and making simple freezer jam long before I felt brave enough to attempt jam in canning jars. This is only my…
    - 37 days ago 9 Jul 18, 8:03pm -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Wednesday – August 15, 2018
    On August 15, 1961, two days after sealing off free passage between East and West Berlin with barbed wire, East German authorities began building a wall–the Berlin Wall–to permanently close off access to the West. For the next 28 years, the heavi…
    - 22 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 7:05am -
  • newUtilizing a Self-Directed IRA: A Case Study in Investing Outside of Wall Street- Part 2, by J.J.
    In a conversation with a successful and well off friend, I discovered that it was possible to invest outside of Wall Street. I had experienced the extreme fluctuations of economic bubbles and wanted something more secure as I planned for retirement.…
    - 22 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 7:04am -
  • newEconomics & Investing For Preppers
    Here are the latest items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are fro…
    - 22 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 7:03am -
  • newJWR’s Recommendations of the Week
    Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on White Ox Work Gloves. (See the Gear section.)   Books: Flayderman’s Guide to Antique American Firearms and Thei…
    - 22 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 7:02am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote of the Day:
    “For those of us fighting for our traditional rights, the USA’s ‘2nd Amendment’ is a rare light in an ever darkening room. Governments will use the excuse of trying to protect the people from maniacs and crime, but are in reality, it is the b…
    - 22 hours ago 15 Aug 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…
    - 45 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.  …
    - 46 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…
    - 47 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…
    - 47 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…
    - 49 days ago 28 Jun 18, 10:18am -

SHTF Plan

Steemit Preppers

  • A artistic shot of a Realsteel e571 knife.
    ![DSC_1221.JPG](https://steemitimages.com/DQmdqtm8KdpBcg7amycWgfG4yJUUseixGRa1RmKyjcERcuK/DSC_1221.JPG)
    - 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
    https://s9.postimg.org/finwscau7/IMG_0170.jpg## 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!!!![](https://steemitimages.com/DQmYm2Y6QDLRgwXSMg29UFwywvYSei3GQE6boAqWjzhe6wv/image.png)This 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?https://youtu.be/Lwvx950i4wI
    - 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](https://steemitimages.com/DQmbYysw1NB7We7PV4NPNjn8RRkidgSTN1Ey5Pzv1Pr1EDF/PicsArt_1361970938384.jpg) image:permies.com# 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](https://steemitimages.com/DQmWzQHkA1rq6mBMouSHCycXCy6K3bBNCMPavqr1ih8edWt/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](https://steemitimages.com/DQmUYdnNnTE1t9iVHkxFkbuwmvjjBz4GZT6DGEAreCe3Zrr/IMG_20170916_104552%20(1).jpg)In 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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdqFwC-5UI4
    - 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](http://images.ultracart.com/aff/DBBC7805FD748F015F369443DD051500/index.html) - "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.https://steemitimages.com/DQme7Jf1TFbia65PQtoohdFws3azKDC8bnLP2rqhzmG7xh9/freedom-its-probably.jpgThis 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

    http://thefreethoughtproject.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/cdc-nuclear-winter.jpgThis 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
    https://youtu.be/2GNt43duU-kWORLD WEATHER: FREEZING TEMPERATURES IN CHINA, POWERFUL WINDS IN U.K. AND FLOODS IN NEW ZEALAND MEAN U.S. IS NOT ALONE. http://www.newsweek.com/world-weather-freezing-china-wind-uk-floods-new-zealand-us-772378Extreme we…
    - 6 Jan 18, 6:20am -
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