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  • newGefen Whole Organic Chestnuts – 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 Gefen Whole Organic … Continue reading →
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 18, 5:00pm -
  • newEpisode-2326- Teri Page on Homesteading with Children
    Tweet Teri Page is the blogger behind the popular homesteading website, Homestead Honey. Her homesteading adventures have taken her from Oregon.  Where she planted her first vegetables and fell in love with a dirt-covered lifestyle. They then moved…
    - 22 hours ago 14 Nov 18, 8:17pm -
  • The Thermocube – 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 Farm Innovators … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 14 Nov 18, 4:05pm -
  • Episode-2325- Listener Feedback for 11-13-18
    Tweet Today on The Survival Podcast I take your questions on vehicle preparedness, war history, content creation, revitalizing communities, kosher foods, online learning, aquaponics, green houses, cash purchases and more. Make sure if you submit cont…
    - 2 days ago 13 Nov 18, 8:57pm -
  • Mr. Coffee Electric Coffee Grinder – Spice Grinder – Item of the Day
    TweetSpecial Notice – I am bringing this item around because I recently posted that it was no longer available.  When I did I recommended the Epica Grinder as a replacement.  While it is a good grinder the Mr. Coffee Electric … Continue reading…
    - 2 days ago 13 Nov 18, 2:00pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • Turkey Cooking Time Chart – Combined Average Popular Brands
    How Long To Cook A Turkey? How long it takes to cook a turkey depends on the oven temperature, whether the turkey is stuffed or not, how many pounds the turkey weighs, and the doneness temperature. The following Turkey Cooking Time Chart is for an ov…
    - 1 day ago 14 Nov 18, 5:22pm -
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – Do You Have These Symptoms?
      Carbon Monoxide Poisoning may be occurring and you may not know it until it’s too late – possibly while you are sleeping. Do you have a Wood Stove? Pellet Stove? Oil, Natural Gas, or LP Propane heating system? If the combustion or venting is i…
    - 3 days ago 12 Nov 18, 3:57pm -
  • Veterans Day Honor
      During this annual November 11th Veterans Day holiday we honor our military veterans – those who served in the United States Armed Forces. We have many veterans here who visit Modern Survival Blog. I personally thank you for your service.   The…
    - 4 days ago 11 Nov 18, 5:30pm -
  • What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2018-11-10)
    This Saturday post is your weekly open-forum for: – Preparedness accomplishments this week – Off-topic conversation throughout the week NEWBIES TO THE SITE: This weekly article is where you should post off-topic comments or questions throughout t…
    - 5 days ago 10 Nov 18, 1:26pm -
  • Situational Awareness Tips & Drills
    Even for those who feel pretty confident about their own situational awareness, sometimes it can slip. It’s good practice to engage in purposeful awareness beyond the ordinary ho-hum of life’s activities. Note that situational awareness is NOT en…
    - 6 days ago 9 Nov 18, 4:38pm -

Preparing for SHTF

  • Let’s Talk Turkey: Cooking Guidelines to Stay Safe
    To stuff or not to stuff your bird that is the question. It may be a tradition in many households, and it can be done, but it must be done in such a way that the stuffing reaches an internal temperature of 165° F (73.8 C). The raw juices from the bi…
    - 7 days ago 8 Nov 18, 10:02pm -
  • Untold Tricks on How to Sharpen Your Knife with a Stone
      Are you tired of the stacks of dull useless knives in your kitchen and outdoor? Please rest assured that your dullness is not a delusion but related to the blunt knife you use in the outdoor and kitchen. The core idea on sharpening your knife is b…
    - 12 days ago 3 Nov 18, 5:33pm -
  • Boiling Bones for Broth
    In years, past bone broth was considered a tonic and was given to those that had a cold, sinus congestion, stomach upset and so on. Medicinal purposes aside, bone broth is hearty and full of nutrients. The marrow in the bone is loaded with nutrients,…
    - 23 days ago 23 Oct 18, 4:09pm -
  • Dutch 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…
    - 26 days 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…
    - 26 days ago 20 Oct 18, 3:23pm -

Backdoor Survival

  • new3 Tricks To Speed Up Meal Prep On a Daily Basis
    Around here there is a lot of work that needs to get done in a day. I don’t always have the luxury of standing over a stove to cook meals. … Read More
    - 6 hours ago 15 Nov 18, 1:00pm -
  • Avoiding and Treating Hypothermia and Frostbite
    Cold weather is already a part of life in many parts of the country. Even here in the Southeast, we are experiencing colder temps that have led to us closing … Read More
    - 1 day ago 14 Nov 18, 1:00pm -
  • How To Make Prepping With Kids Fun for Them
    There is more entertainment than ever before. The growth has been exponential. In a matter of 40 years, we went from having 3 channels on the television to thousands! That … Read More
    - 2 days ago 13 Nov 18, 1:00pm -
  • Intro Guide To Buying Canned Meats For Prepping and Survival
    Over the years we have canned a lot of meat. Finding canned meat at a reasonable cost at the grocery store can be challenging. In the past, our freezer space … Read More
    - 3 days ago 12 Nov 18, 1:00pm -
  • Is Prepping Becoming Mainstream?
    You may be used to hearing about preppers as a punchline in news articles. Surely you’ve also seen some preppers starring on shows meant to titillate the same viewers who … Read More
    - 4 days ago 11 Nov 18, 1:00pm -

The Survival Mom

  • Last-Chance Apocalypse Shopping: O’Reilly Auto Parts
    O’Reilly Auto Parts isn’t exactly the store of my dreams, although my husband could spend hours just browsing. However, it may be one of the most useful places to head to when faced with the apocalypse, and fortunately, a lot of folks don’t rea…
    - 10 days ago 5 Nov 18, 6:30pm -
  • 4 Must-Have Mini Emergency Kits For Your Purse
    Life is full of emergencies. Some are big, like earthquakes and hurricanes. Some are smaller and occur in our everyday lives.  Here are a few mini-kit ideas you can fit in a Ziploc bag! If your mini kit is really mini, you can use a metal Altoids ti…
    - 20 days ago 26 Oct 18, 3:53pm -
  • How to Survive the Growing Wave of Civil Unrest
    I’ve been on both sides of a protest — a peaceful protest of citizens carrying hand-made posters, appealing to passersby in a friendly voice and as part of a large group of young people, angry at the school admissions process. That event resulted…
    - 22 days ago 24 Oct 18, 3:00pm -
  • How to Use a Bullet Journal For Your Prepping
    I don’t know about you, but I love to keep track of things using apps, lists, anything that proves itself to be handy. It takes a little time to get organized with tools like this but ultimately, it’s very worthwhile and it can save time and mone…
    - 24 days ago 22 Oct 18, 9:52pm -
  • 37 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…
    - 25 days ago 21 Oct 18, 6:10pm -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Thursday – November 15, 2018
    On this day, Charles Dickens published the final installment of A Tale of Two Cities in Dickens’ circular. o o o SurvivalBlog Writing Contest Today features another entry for Round 79 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The nearly $11,…
    - 12 hours ago 15 Nov 18, 7:05am -
  • newMaking The Hard Decisions Somewhat Easier- Part 2, by Old Bobbert
    Okay, we are at the second example in our consideration of making hard decisions whether to go or not go in a crisis situation. I am using scenarios to illustrate the decision processes. This time we will be looking at bugging out from a large, subur…
    - 12 hours ago 15 Nov 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”. Amazon Echo is at the center of a Murder trial as evidence now…
    - 12 hours ago 15 Nov 18, 7:02am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote of the Day:
    “The corollary, from the first position, is, that ‘the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.’ The prohibition is general. No clause in the Constitution could by any rule of construction be conceived to give to congre…
    - 12 hours ago 15 Nov 18, 7:01am -
  • Preparedness Notes for Wednesday – November 14, 2018
    On November 14th, 1985, the Nevado del Ruiz Volcano erupted in Colombia, killing over 20,000 as nearby towns are buried in mud, ice and lava. Scientist studying the volcano believed an eruption was imminent and had recommended an evacuation of the ar…
    - 1 day ago 14 Nov 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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