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Survival Podcast

  • Fall Workshop Group Rate Hotel Information
    Tweet If you are coming to the fall workshop and want a hotel we have a group rate for you at the Holiday Inn Express at 3541 NW Loop 820, this is about a 10-15 minute drive tops from our … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 20 Oct 18, 4:10pm -
  • Episode-2313- Expert Council Q&A for 10-19-18
    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 →
    - 2 days ago 19 Oct 18, 9:51pm -
  • Chard/Cary 9.5 quart Smart Pressure Canner and Cooker – Item of the Day
    TweetSpecial Notice – I am bringing this product around today for two reasons.  First it has gone out of stock many times and has currently come back into stock at good levels, where me running it won’t sell out all … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 19 Oct 18, 5:00pm -
  • Episode-2312- Listener Calls for 10-18-18
    Tweet Today on The Survival Podcast I take your phone calls on ducks, internet marketing, nutrient density, growing fruit, side hustles, food storage, dogs, psychology and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your … Continue re…
    - 3 days ago 18 Oct 18, 9:29pm -
  • Kuhn Rikon Julienne Peeler 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 Kuhn … Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago 18 Oct 18, 4:00pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2018-10-20)
      This Saturday post is your weekly open-forum for: – Preparedness accomplishments this week – Off-topic conversation throughout the week NEWBIES TO THE SITE: This is where you should post off-topic comments or questions each week throughout the…
    - 1 day ago 20 Oct 18, 12:32pm -
  • Can You Heat Your House Even If The Electricity Is Not Working?
    At the time of this writing, winter is approaching. It’s a time when I’m thinking about buttoning up outdoor projects and transitioning my thought process to life during the winter months. PREPARING FOR WINTER Swapping out my summer & fall clothe…
    - 2 days ago 19 Oct 18, 2:58pm -
  • How To Fix New Gas Cans So They Actually Pour Right
    Guest Article by Bogan There is quite a bit on this board about storing gas, usually in the portable red containers. I’d like to add my .02 to the discussion.   New Gas Cans Are Horrible Over the past few years the technology of gas cans seems to…
    - 3 days ago 18 Oct 18, 3:26pm -
  • The Four Essentials Of Off Grid Solar
    An off-grid solar (photo-voltaic) electric power system is an ideal prep that can partially or totally relinquish you from dependence upon other systems (the electrical power grid), which themselves are vulnerable to disruption or breakdown. Off-grid…
    - 4 days ago 17 Oct 18, 5:07pm -
  • We Are Walking Right Off The Cliff Into A Government Debt Apocalypse
    We are walking right off the cliff. We are swirling down the drain into a government debt apocalypse. No matter how you draw analogy, it’s bad… The other day I was listening to Dan Bongino’s podcast (episode 826) and the last 5 minutes really s…
    - 5 days ago 16 Oct 18, 11:00am -

Preparing for SHTF

  • newDutch Oven: Some Cooking Basics
    In the age of heat and eat foods, some people have lost the knack, if they ever had it to begin of cooking from scratch. In some kitchens, a microwave sees all the action, but when the lights go out will you starve. Will you starve when all the prepa…
    - 20 hours ago 21 Oct 18, 2:30am -
  • Cooking Essential Utensils: Pots and Pans and All the Rest
    If you have ever watched late night “infomercials” then you have seen the latest and greatest when it comes to cookware. The big shopping networks also spend a tremendous amount of time trying to convince us that Wolfgang Puck and Emeril Lagasse…
    - 1 day ago 20 Oct 18, 3:23pm -
  • DIY Inexpensive Between-Stud Shelving
    If you’re like me you are always looking looking for more space to store stuff, especially in your shed. Most sheds have a ton of unusable space in between the studs of the outside walls. Now with these inexpensive shelf brackets you can take advan…
    - 11 days ago 10 Oct 18, 3:10pm -
  • Water Conservation in the Kitchen
    Everyone probably should practice water conservation, whether there is a crisis or not or whether you live off grid or not. We are not here to tell you what to do, however, we only offer suggestions, but during a crisis you will need to know how to c…
    - 15 days ago 6 Oct 18, 2:22pm -
  • Pancakes are More Than Just Pancakes
    Pancakes have been eaten for thousands of years. The Romans and the Greeks made meals out of pancakes dipped in honey while many Europeans mixed in spices, apples, fruit flavored waters and even meats and alcohol such as Sherry. In centuries past, co…
    - 19 days ago 2 Oct 18, 12:46pm -

Backdoor Survival

The Survival Mom

  • new37 Hygiene Items to Add to Your Survival Supplies
    If you’ve ever been camping for more than 2 or 3 days, you know what it’s like to start feeling icky and grimy and in desperate need of a hot shower and clean clothes. Well, imagine yourself living through an extreme crisis like a Hurricane Harve…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Oct 18, 6:10pm -
  • Last-Chance Apocalypse Shopping: Garden centers
    You could do a whole lot worse on the verge of the apocalypse than doing some last minute shopping at a local garden store. Whether it’s a mom and pop garden center or one at a Home Depot or Lowe’s, you’ll find a pretty impressive array of prod…
    - 1 day ago 20 Oct 18, 4:24pm -
  • The Survival Mom’s Macho Mexican Rice
    I don’t post recipes very often, but I came across this in the ancient, dusty archives and decided to refresh it a little and share it again. It’s the perfect rice and beans recipe. This is a terrific homemade Mexican rice dish that I’ve been m…
    - 2 days ago 19 Oct 18, 1:30pm -
  • 19 Ways People Stayed Healthy During the Great Depression
    The Great Depression years were no picnic. My grandmother lived through that era as a child and much of her mindset in later years was due to a childhood spent in near poverty. However, she always had a great attitude toward life and knew a thing or…
    - 4 days ago 17 Oct 18, 3:00pm -
  • 16 Unusual Survival Preps to Have in Your Bug Out Bag
    I sometimes roll my eyes at lists of “must-have” preps because they’re pretty much all the same: Paracord — check Multitool — check Flashlight — check Tell me something different! Something innovative! Something creative that is useful bu…
    - 5 days ago 16 Oct 18, 9:54pm -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Sunday – October 21, 2018
    On this day in 1950, Chinese forces invaded Tibet, beginning a brutal occupation that still continues. For some insight on Tibet in the late 1940s and early 1950s, I recommend the book Seven Years in Tibet. o o o SurvivalBlog Writing Contest Today fe…
    - 16 hours ago 21 Oct 18, 7:05am -
  • newPreparing for Winter and What It Can Teach Us About Prepping, by Erik
    Ready or not, winter is on its way. As my family is working through finishing our items to get the homestead ready for winter, I couldn’t help but think of the parallels to prepping in general. For our winter “turndown service” of the homestead…
    - 16 hours ago 21 Oct 18, 7:04am -
  • 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”. What do think the most important guns in history are? Brazen T…
    - 16 hours ago 21 Oct 18, 7:02am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote of the Day:
    “Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all, (as it is written, I h…
    - 16 hours ago 21 Oct 18, 7:01am -
  • Preparedness Notes for Saturday – October 20, 2018
    October 20th is the birthday of actor Viggo Mortensen (born 1958.) He lives somewhere in the American Redoubt. On his ranch is his horse-for-life “TJ”–one of the five paint horses used in the filming of the movie Hidalgo. Most SurvivalBlog read…
    - 2 days ago 20 Oct 18, 7:05am -

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…
    - 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.  …
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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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