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Everyday Carry Bag – EDC

No matter where you live or what you do, you should have an everyday carry bag. When you read about EDC’s (everyday carry’s) you usually think about the things you carry in your pockets or strapped on your person. Switching it up a bit and using a small bag you can carry far more gear and be prepared for nearly anything you will come across until you can get home. As with any article or video... read more

30-Day Emergency Food Supply

Introduction – 30 Day Emergency Food Supply It would be nice to have two different types of emergency food supplies as follows: A 30-day or one-month emergency food supply. A one-year emergency food supply. Some emergencies are short-term and they do not last very long. A 30-day emergency food supply would be very useful in this type of situation. In most short-term emergencies electrical power is... read more

The Overnighters: Coming to Neighborhood Near You

This article was originally written by a man named Frank C. from somewhere in California. That’s all we really know about him. He wrote this letter to our friends over at Survival Blog and they published it for their readers. The information provided is interesting and something you should be aware of there is an extended event that causes you to be in your home for a long period of time. The... read more

Raising Chickens 101

The finest site on raising chickens that I have found is The Modern Homestead. They have a great deal of information regarding many areas of homesteading but especially in the area of raising chickens. The article below is a great primer for anyone looking to include chickens in their urban homestead. Starting a Small Flock of Chickens I have been giving the following article—an overview of our approach... read more

Home Security on a Budget

This post concerning home security on a budget was originally written by Jeremiah Johnson who is a retired Green Beret of the United States Army Special Forces (Airborne) and a graduate of the U.S. Army’s SERE school (Survival Evasion Resistance Escape). A Green Beret’s Guide To Low-Budget Home-Defense Techniques 101: “Early-Warning Systems and Fortifications” This article is the first in a series that... read more

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