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Making Lists and Staying Organized is Key to Survival

If you are even thinking about survival and survival techniques then you are already ahead of 70% of the general population. Many people cam become easily overwhelmed when it comes to being prepared in a survival scenario. First of all, take a deep breath and relax. Start with the basics. I would first begin by creating a list of all the lists you need to make! Some examples of lists you should be thinking about include a water list, food storage list, first aid list, hunting/fishing/trapping list, hygiene list, fuels list, fire starting list, tools list, barter list etc. This is just a starting point but are some basic survival lists that you should be considering.  After you create a...

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Weeds for the Survivalist

Weeds for the Survivalist Someone once described a weed as “A plant growing where it is unwanted”. I like this definition because others such as “useless plant” are pretty far from the truth. Early pioneers actually brought plants that we consider weeds today with them from the old country so that they could enjoy the benefits of having that plant around. With that in mind, here are some weeds that are useful, and not just to preppers. A Bit of Warning Please do not try to self diagnose and treat serious ailments without a doctor. I have heard and seen first hand some very bad effects of trying to do this. Dandelion The mother of all yard weeds, the dandelion...

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How to Make Pemmican - The Best Survival Food

Pemmican is one of the oldest food sources invented by native Americans hundreds of years ago. It is not only a great source of protein, but does not need to be refrigerated and can be kept for months. Meat can spoil easily and turn to maggots in the wild so making pemmican with your meat can be a great option to preserve it for months to come. So what exactly is Pemmican? Pemmican is a mixture of several ingredients including dried meat, fat, salt, nuts and berries. How Do I Make Pemmican?  It is important to prepare each ingredient before combining them. Strip all the fat off the meat you are using to make the pemmican. Cut the meat into strips...

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Starting your Survival Pantry

One of the best places to start your prepping is in your pantry. Experts will tell you to get yourself a 30 day supply of food you regularly eat in place and then start expanding your storage food from there. I tend to agree with this idea. I feel you should begin prepping with foods you already know you like and just add to that supply over time. So how do we go about it? Start Small If you are on a budget like most people you can’t afford to buy an extra 30 days of food all at once. Use the one for me and one for a friend approach. When you are shopping buy your normal groceries and...

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