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American Preppers Network

  • newTen Must-Have Items to Pack in Your Survival Kit
    Your survival kit should be stocked with the basic necessities you’ll require to stay alive and keep your family safe while you await or prepare a more permanent living situation. While each person’s idea of “necessities” might vary, these to…
    - 12 hours ago 17 Feb 18, 3:05pm -
  • Ten Must-Have Items to Pack in Your Survival Kit
    A survival kit is stocked with the basic necessities you’ll require to stay alive and keep your family safe while you await or prepare a more permanent living situation. While each person’s idea of “necessities” might vary, these tools are un…
    - 1 day ago 16 Feb 18, 3:01pm -
  • ENTER TO WIN - POLYMULE - THE ADVENTURE UTILITY CART
    - Now with 'UPHILL Assist' - All-Terrain hauler, 400lbs / 10+ cubic feet cargo - All-new updated design - Tough-as-nails construction - Portable, stowable, and stackable, fits in most vehicles - Offered in Desert Tan, Moss Green, and Hivis Yellow - I…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 18, 11:05pm -
  • Teaching Kids to Be Prepared With Their First Emergency Kit
    As adults, it is easy to worry about what may or may not happen. As kids however, the thoughts never even cross their minds. All they want to do is eat, sleep and play. In this article I will show you how I started teaching kids the importance of bei…
    - 4 days ago 13 Feb 18, 3:05pm -
  • How To Test Your Bug Out Bag For SHTF
    Testing Your Bug Out Bag Gear Is Vital To Ensuring You Are Prepared To Sustain Your Own Survival Should A Disaster Strike. Here's How To Plan It Now.The post How To Test Your Bug Out Bag For SHTF appeared first on American Preppers Network.
    - 4 days ago 13 Feb 18, 3:01pm -

APN Radio

  • How to Create a Family Preparedness-Emergency Plan!
    How to Create a Family Preparedness-Emergency PlanThe US witnessed one of the worst hurricane seasons in hundreds of years, and that was on top of the countrywide flooding and storms that inflicted parts of the country into panic. These kinds of wea…
    - 1 day ago 16 Feb 18, 6:15pm -
  • Forward thinker therefore prepper!
    Forward thinker therefore prepper!Host: James Walton “I Am Liberty” Audio player below!I am a prepper therefore I am a forward thinker. I am a forward thinker therefore I am a prepper. Its a one hand washes the other situation. While I am a you…
    - 1 day ago 16 Feb 18, 4:03pm -
  • Discovering or Rediscovering Herbs!
    Discovering or Rediscovering Herbs!Host: Lynna… “A Preppers Path” Audio player provided!Our relationship with the herb reaches back thousands of years and at one time herbs were an essential part of life. We used them to preserve food as well…
    - 3 days ago 14 Feb 18, 3:01pm -
  • Better Ways than Hunting to Provide Food!
    Better Ways than Hunting to Provide Food for Yourself in a Survival Scenario!There are a lot of fallacies when it comes to prepping for the next big natural disaster or other SHTF scenario. It’s great that you have managed to stockpile a large amo…
    - 4 days ago 13 Feb 18, 3:51pm -
  • Jim Cobb, Disaster Prep Author and Educator!
    Jim Cobb, Disaster Prep Author and EducatorCat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!This week on Herbal Prepper Live, we are joined by preparedness expert, Jim Cobb. Jim is a prolific preparedness author, blogger, podcaster, and educa…
    - 6 days ago 12 Feb 18, 2:29pm -

Ask A Prepper

  • How To Correctly Choose Your Survival Knife
    One of the pillars of a survival kit is the knife. A survival knife is a must have piece of gear for any serious prepper. A survival knife is notThe post How To Correctly Choose Your Survival Knife appeared first on Ask a Prepper.
    - 2 days ago 16 Feb 18, 10:13am -
  • 14 Immediate Natural Remedies for Lymph Nodes
    Your lymphatic system runs throughout your body in much the same way as your circulatory system. It works to fight off infection, and isolate pathogens from the rest of yourThe post 14 Immediate Natural Remedies for Lymph Nodes appeared first on Ask…
    - 2 days ago 16 Feb 18, 8:01am -
  • No Power? No Problem! Methods for Home Security When the Grid is Gone
    One of the biggest concerns people have with home security is what is going to happen when the power goes down? When the grid is out what are my options?The post No Power? No Problem! Methods for Home Security When the Grid is Gone appeared first on…
    - 3 days ago 15 Feb 18, 8:49am -
  • The First Thing You Should Do After a Nuclear Attack
    The world is an unpredictable place, making it difficult to always be prepared for what could happen next. However, there are steps you can take for preparing for some emergencies,The post The First Thing You Should Do After a Nuclear Attack appeare…
    - 5 days ago 13 Feb 18, 7:51am -
  • 22 Cans You Can Purchase for $1 or Under
    Canned goods are not only a great way to stock up on food in case of an emergency, but also a fantastic way to feed your family every day. CannedThe post 22 Cans You Can Purchase for $1 or Under appeared first on Ask a Prepper.
    - 6 days ago 12 Feb 18, 2:43pm -

Backdoor Prepper

  • Survival Tarp Shelters: Why A Tarp is one of the Best Things you Can Carry
    When it comes to surviving a prolonged wilderness related disaster, one of your primary concerns is going to be finding or building a shelter. That’s why whenever I am doing any type of backcountry adventuring, I always carry some sort of shelter e…
    - 4 days ago 13 Feb 18, 4:10pm -
  • How To Can Whole Tomatoes {And How To Can Tomato Sauce!}
    I like to can tomatoes and can tomato sauce for all year long enjoyment. Either that, eat only them for breakfast, lunch and dinner for months. Of course, there is the ability to scare your friends and family, and alienate your neighbors. Most run t…
    - 5 Sep 17, 4:06am -
  • WHAT TO FORAGE IN WINTER: 30+ EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANTS AND FUNGI
    Foraging in winter is not always easy, and it gets even harder the further north or higher in elevation that you are.  The super cold temperatures, low light, and heavy snow cover in these areas can really make it difficult for anything to persist a…
    - 3 Sep 17, 4:58am -
  • Off-Grid Medicine: 4 Things Every Homesteader Should Grow
    When I think about medical issues out on the homestead or any other off-grid lifestyle, my thoughts naturally drift toward a well-stocked first-aid kit and maybe a pair of crutches. I am immensely careless where and how I am walking and am prone to d…
    - 2 Sep 17, 7:52am -
  • All About Off Grid Wastewater: Options, Septic, Code, and Advice
    As green builders, we spent a lot of time looking at alternative methods of waste disposal including greywater systems and composting toilets. Unless you are truly out of the bounds of any type of code enforcement and/or don’t care about being a go…
    - 1 Sep 17, 5:04am -

Backdoor Survival

Getting Prepped-Organized Prepper

  • Goodbye and Good Luck
    It’s with very mixed emotions today that I’m announcing we will be shutting down Organized Prepper.   As most of you know I started this site because I wanted to make it easier for the “normal” person to get a little better prepared for wha…
    - 28 Feb 15, 6:07pm -
  • Prepping on a Limited Budget
    Even if you practice a fairly self-sufficient and sustainable lifestyle, you probably still have a number of expenses to deal with on a daily, weekly, monthly, and/or annual basis, from major costs like a home mortgage to essentials and conveniences…
    - 24 Feb 15, 1:00pm -
  • Off-Grid Cooking Basics for Newbie Preppers
    While our grandparents might remember what it was like to cook with a wood stove as opposed to the gas and electric options available today, most adults haven't the faintest idea about how to cook when their appliances give in. And yet, during a cata…
    - 17 Feb 15, 3:40pm -
  • First Aid Skills Every Prepper Should Know
    Being prepared to deal with natural disasters and emergency situations is something that most people leave to the proper authorities. And yet, when you need emergency services and government aid the most, these resources may not be available to you.…
    - 6 Feb 15, 10:33pm -
  • Prepping With Kids
    While having children is one of life's greatest joys, every parent realizes pretty quickly that it's also the most important responsibility they'll ever shoulder. Keeping kids safe, healthy, and happy and providing them with the knowledge, tools, and…
    - 6 Jan 15, 5:40pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • newWhat did you do for your preparedness this week? (2018-02-17)
      This weekly post is an open-forum, though preferably focusing on what we all did this week for our prepping & preparedness. Comment and voice your thoughts, opinions, accomplishments, concerns, or questions for others on any general topic of prepa…
    - 13 hours ago 17 Feb 18, 1:49pm -
  • Avoid Detection By Moving SLOWLY
    While moving, and regardless of where, how, or why you’re in a situation to avoid detection: Short of being invisible, you need to move SLOWLY to avoid detection. We humans (and most animals) have a very good ability to detect movement. It’s buil…
    - 2 days ago 16 Feb 18, 2:34pm -
  • 20+ Other Uses For Soap
    To a chemist, soap is what you get when you boil down the sodium salts of fatty acids. To you and I, it’s just soap – known mostly for removing dirt from grimy hands or washing clothes or dishes. Did you know that there are lots more uses for soa…
    - 3 days ago 15 Feb 18, 11:00am -

Preparing for SHTF

  • new7 Different Types of Bushcraft Knives And Their Properties
    Do you know about bushcraft knives? Do you know where the name originated from? Do you desire to own a bushcraft knife? Bushcraft knives got its name because Australia was also known as the bush country in the past. It is simply the means of survival…
    - 10 hours ago 17 Feb 18, 5:07pm -
  • newWill Big Data Make Your World Unrecognizable?
    What is the biggest threat to your current reality? Some might say a disaster, war, or economic crisis. While these things would change the world for those who are effected, they aren’t certain. Some might say the most dangerous threat is one that…
    - 11 hours ago 17 Feb 18, 4:12pm -
  • How to Assemble an Ultimate Survival First Aid Kit
    Do you have the right medical supplies and equipment on hand to take care of yourself and your family if the SHTF? If you answer anything except a highly confident, “absolutely,” then you are not prepared. Don’t let a simple cut, sore throat…
    - 7 days ago 10 Feb 18, 2:51pm -
  • Easily Grow a Survival Garden
    It only takes a quick scan of daily news headlines to realize that our world is teetering on the brink of disaster, from several fronts. If you are one of the millions who made the wise decision to prepare for the inevitable, you likely have a supply…
    - 30 days ago 18 Jan 18, 4:26pm -
  • Have You Considered Your SHTF Communications Plan?
      Be Honest About Your Current Communications Plan For most preppers quantifying is a problem. We buy stuff and we store stuff, but do we have a true definition of what “prepared” is?  The truth about being prepared is that we cannot quantify w…
    - 75 days ago 4 Dec 17, 3:21pm -

SHTF Plan

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Saturday – February 17, 2018
    February 16th is the anniversary of U.S. Lieutenant Stephen Decatur’s “Most daring act of the age” as British Admiral Horatio Nelson called it. The Muslim pirates from the Barbary states – Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripolitania, had been l…
    - 20 hours ago 17 Feb 18, 7:05am -
  • newHealth and Hygiene Tips for the Homestead- Part 1, by J.M.
    Health and hygiene as a subject is not nearly as glamorous as the “shoot and scoot” topics often discussed. However, these practices have saved untold millions of lives in a very uneventful way, year after year. Prevention beats cure every time!…
    - 20 hours ago 17 Feb 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…
    - 20 hours ago 17 Feb 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”. Heirloom seeds are getting more difficult to obtain due to gov…
    - 20 hours ago 17 Feb 18, 7:02am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote of the Day:

    - 20 hours ago 17 Feb 18, 7:01am -

Survival Cache

Survival Life

  • 3 Survival Knives You Need From Blade-Tech Industries
    Blade-Tech Industries focuses on what their customers need in blade technology. They supply members of law enforcement and the armed forces as well as hunting enthusiasts and survival experts. Blade-Tech Industries is ever increasing their research a…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 18, 5:36pm -
  • 8 Steps to Survive Anything
    You never know when disaster will strike, so you must be prepared for every eventuality. Check out this article for 8 steps to survive anything. Basic Survival Knowledge As a young Airman teaching students at the U.S. Air Force Survival School, I was…
    - 4 days ago 14 Feb 18, 4:37am -
  • Medicinal Herbs You Can Grow In Your Indoor Garden
    If you're planning on setting up an indoor garden, I suggest including medicinal herbs in it. Growing these herbs in your indoor garden would be both useful and satisfying! 7 Medicinal Herbs To Include In Your Indoor Garden Growing medicinal herbs in…
    - 4 days ago 13 Feb 18, 3:00pm -
  • Couples Defense: What You Can Do With Your Partner To Stay Safe
    Forget the chocolate and flowers! What better way to say I love you this Valentine's Day than to commit to staying safe with your partner.  This Valentine's Day, we celebrate couples defense as a vital skill everyone should learn. Couples Defense Is…
    - 5 days ago 12 Feb 18, 11:55pm -
  • Lavender Oil Survival Uses
    For someone who's an essential oil enthusiast, I could testify there are a lot of lavender oil uses for survival. Lavender is a green plant, producing beautiful purple flowers, known as a natural antibiotic due to its antiseptic properties. Lavender…
    - 5 days ago 12 Feb 18, 3:00pm -

The Prepper Journal

  • newHow to Cope With Temper for a Happy Life
    Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.Editors Note: A guest submission from Anthony Schultz to The Prepper Journal. Since I have been working on an article for later in the month titled “Things That Drive Preppers Crazy”, and two o…
    - 15 hours ago 17 Feb 18, 11:37am -
  • Making Medical Preparations
    Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.Editors Note: A guest submission from Red J to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well as be…
    - 2 days ago 16 Feb 18, 11:55am -
  • Plan Your Survival Shelter: 5 Stages to Building a Survival Cabin.
    Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.Editors Note: A guest submission from David Woods to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well…
    - 3 days ago 15 Feb 18, 11:16am -
  • Points That Will Leave You Questioning Your Bug-Out-Bag Efficiency
    Written by Cody on The Prepper Journal.Editors Note: Another guest submission from Cody Jarrett to The Prepper Journal. Nothings says love on Valentines Day like making sure your significant other(s) have every edge. As always, if you have informati…
    - 4 days ago 14 Feb 18, 11:57am -
  • Tips on How to Care For Your Plants During Winter
    Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.Editors Note: Another guest post from Angela Williams to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash awar…
    - 5 days ago 13 Feb 18, 12:30pm -

The Survival Mom

  • 2 Safety tips for your kids: The sound of gunfire & concealment vs. cover
    In the wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 and school shootings ever since, a lot of parents have asked how their children can be safe at school if something like this hits closer to home. This is a national discussion that,…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 18, 5:12pm -
  • Sprouting new garden plants from seeds: tips from an old pro
      Do a bit of research to find seeds of plants you’ll love. I go with heritage seeds but if you want to use hybrid and just stock their heritage seeds, that works too. Each year I mix up a few new varieties. I love the Black Krim Tomato it has an…
    - 6 days ago 11 Feb 18, 9:30pm -
  • How to build a practical, affordable prepper library
    When I first began learning about survival topics like food storage and bug out bags, I knew I needed to begin building a library of actual books that could guide me through survival scenarios of all kinds. I began collecting books about gardening, h…
    - 11 days ago 6 Feb 18, 3:00pm -
  • 52 Weeks Savings Plan: Watch for these February bargains
    If you’ve been following the 52 Week Savings Plan, you should have a whopping $10 set aside. Don’t worry, that little bundle of money will continue to grow! Each month I’ll be sharing tips for making the most of the money you have to enable tha…
    - 16 days ago 1 Feb 18, 4:53pm -
  • 9 Must-Haves for your Glove Box
    If you were in a bind, would you have the most necessary equipment in your vehicle to survive? Whether you have a car, truck, or even a motorcycle, you’ll have a glove box, or something comparable. Although I highly recommend having a well-equipped…
    - 18 days ago 30 Jan 18, 7:48pm -

Survival Life

Prepper Uses for Duct Tape

- 44 days ago 5 Jan 18, 2:41am -
DIY Water Filter

- 45 days ago 4 Jan 18, 8:36am -
Survival Hacks Tested

- 52 days ago 28 Dec 17, 9:29am -
Survival Fishing 101 | How to Make Gorge Hook

- 11 Sep 17, 9:01am -
How To Make A Paracord Watch Band

- 11 Sep 17, 8:57am -
Paracord Herringbone Dog Collar

- 6 Jul 17, 10:24am -

The Survival Mom

6 Considerations Before You Relocate Anywhere!

- 23 Jan 16, 2:30am -
Could Leaving the U.S. be the Ultimate Prep?

- 11 Jan 16, 8:32pm -
Could a Tiny House Be the Answer to Your Bugout Dilemma?

- 5 Dec 15, 6:46pm -
EMP Survival: Your golden window of time

- 3 Sep 15, 8:13pm -
Can you spot a prepper? Really?

- 21 Aug 15, 7:19pm -
Food Storage Myths: Part 2

- 13 Aug 15, 10:39pm -

The Survival Podcast

  • Episode-2165- Expert Council Q&A for 2-16-18
    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 thesurvivalpodcast.com with “TSPC Expert” in the subject line. Today the expert … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 16 Feb 18, 9:17pm -
  • Porter-Cable 9-Inch Pruning Reciprocating Saw Blades – 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 Porter-Cable … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 16 Feb 18, 3:59pm -
  • Episode-2164- Expert Council Q&A for 2-15-18
    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 thesurvivalpodcast.com with “TSPC Expert” in the subject line. Today the expert … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 18, 9:11pm -
  • Endo Mycorrhizae Fungal Inoculation – 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 the … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 18, 4:31pm -
  • Episode-2163- John Moody on Modern Homesteading and Steader.com
    TweetJohn Moody and his family farm and homesteads on 35 acres in KY. John  discovered more than a decade ago that his diet was literally killing him with duodenal ulcers, seasonal allergies, and other health problems, so the family began … Contin…
    - 3 days ago 14 Feb 18, 8:48pm -

The Survivalist Blog

  • newWhat Did You Do To Prep This Week?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: https://www.thesurvivalistblog.net/feed/ Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
    - 11 hours ago 17 Feb 18, 3:47pm -
  • Barter For Survival: Top Ten Barter Items Every Prepper Should Have
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: https://www.thesurvivalistblog.net/feed/ Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
    - 1 day ago 16 Feb 18, 9:46pm -
  • Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle Review: What You Need To Know
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: https://www.thesurvivalistblog.net/feed/ Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
    - 1 day ago 16 Feb 18, 3:36pm -
  • Prepper News and Notes For Wednesday – February 16, 2018
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: https://www.thesurvivalistblog.net/feed/ Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
    - 1 day ago 16 Feb 18, 3:03pm -
  • Bugging Out in an RV
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    - 3 days ago 14 Feb 18, 3:40pm -

The Survival Podcast

The Real Truth about School Shootings - Most are a form of Suicide

- 1 day ago 16 Feb 18, 9:59pm -
New Outdoor Kitchen Going In Part Three

- 15 days ago 3 Feb 18, 12:41am -
Indoor Aquaponics Set Up - Episode Ten

- 16 days ago 1 Feb 18, 10:22pm -
Aquaponics Update 2-1-18

- 16 days ago 1 Feb 18, 9:42pm -
New Outdoor Kitchen Going In Part Two

- 17 days ago 1 Feb 18, 1:40am -
New Outdoor Kitchen Going In - Part One

- 22 days ago 26 Jan 18, 10:35pm -