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How to Always Be Prepared, No Matter Where You Are Posted:July 19, 2014 By:Jim Cobb

How to Always Be Prepared, No Matter Where You Are

When you get right down to it, prepping is all about planning ahead, right? We stock up on food, water, and other supplies so we have them at the ready, come what may. All that, though, [...]

When the Power Goes Out: Generating and Storing Power Posted:July 18, 2014 By:Jim Acosta

When the Power Goes Out: Generating and Storing Power

When the Power Goes Out: Generating and Storing Power More than ever, our civilization relies on electrical power for everything: lighting, entertainment, communications, security, heating / cooling, cooking, food refrigeration, the list goes on and on. [...]

Medical Book Review: The Prepper Pages Posted:July 17, 2014 By:Liz Long

Medical Book Review: The Prepper Pages

Generally speaking, if I buy an e-book, then I don’t buy the same book in print form. I’m making an exception for The Prepper Pages: A Surgeon’s Guide to Scavenging Items for a Medical Kit, and [...]

Backpack First Aid Kit for Kids — A Must-Have! Posted:July 16, 2014 By:Kris

Backpack First Aid Kit for Kids — A Must-Have!

You might carry a complete EMT kit in your purse, but it’s only useful if your kids are with you when they’re hurt.  If they go to school, spend the night with friends, or attend sports [...]

Keep it Simple and Survive!™: 8 Keys to Survival, Part 2 Posted:July 16, 2014 By:Robert Camp

Keep it Simple and Survive!™: 8 Keys to Survival, Part 2

Even the best prepared outdoors person can find themselves in difficult straits sometimes, a true survival event. If you backpack, raft, climb, ski, snowboard, mountain bike, sail, fish, hunt, snowmobile or just love to go on [...]

Israeli Bandage: A Versatile Addition to Your First Aid Kit Posted:July 15, 2014 By:Robert Camp

Israeli Bandage: A Versatile Addition to Your First Aid Kit

The Israeli Bandage Battle Dressing, sometimes referred to as the Israeli Bandage or Emergency Bandage, became available in 2000. It was invented by an Israeli Defense Force (IDF) Medic for use during combat. This bandage revolutionized the way [...]

Greens: They’re Not Just For Salad Anymore Posted:July 15, 2014 By:Beth Johnson

Greens: They’re Not Just For Salad Anymore

It happens every summer. It first happens around late June. You’re contemplating what to make for dinner and repeatedly allow yourself to become distracted because you know they’re there …in the fridge…or the garden…mocking you. Greens. [...]

HERCulean Giveaway with 4 Lucky Winners! Posted:July 14, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

HERCulean Giveaway with 4 Lucky Winners!

The Prepared Bloggers are always looking for ways to help our loyal readers be prepared for the unexpected. We are so grateful to team up with Titan Ready USA for this fabulous giveaway. We all know [...]

Jerusalem Artichokes:  The Prepping Plant Posted:July 14, 2014 By:Karen Lynn

Jerusalem Artichokes: The Prepping Plant

If you would have asked me 10 years ago what a Jerusalem Artichoke plant was, I probably could not have told you. Truthfully, if I had seen a picture of the tubers, I would have thought [...]

Using Social Media for Homesteading Bargains Posted:July 13, 2014 By:Brandy Schau Dibert

Using Social Media for Homesteading Bargains

Yard sales and flea markets are no longer restricted to summer weekends. Social media has helped us reach and communicate with more people than ever before. Social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest help [...]