Plan Ahead for Hot & Cold Environments

People hiking on snow trail in winter

By Cherie

When it comes to prepping for a major disaster, not all plans are created equally...

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A FEW MORE EXTRA’S from the WE2’s

Rourke: The WE2’s sent this is a while ago and somehow it was misplaced – so my apologies but here it is. Thanks WE2’s!!!
This past few weeks we’ve added a few more extra’s to our “crisis management” supplies...
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Recipe for “Flu Soup”

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From the WE2’s – 
No, we don’t have any colds or flu, but I usually make up several quarts of my “Flu Soup” just to keep on hand.  It’s worked so good for years to relieve any type of sinus/cold/flu or congestion etc...
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‘Tis the Season: A recipe to help colds and flu


The season of colds and flu will soon be upon us, (or maybe it’s already hit you). What could be better than something which is not only warm and comforting but which actual helps to relieve the symptoms?


I’m not a herbalist but this recipe wa...

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As a prepper, what would you think of the gifts on the 12 days of Christmas?

You would receive:

12 partridges in 12 trees – a useful start for your orchard but a bit monoculture – maybe you could swap a few of the trees for apples or plums.

11 ...

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YOUTUBE Video: Mr. Heater-Portable Buddy Heater Review

big buddy heater

How many people travel every year in the frigid cold? Millions, right? How many travel via remote areas where if they broke down receiving help would not be the easiest thing? Lots of people...

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Happy Thanksgiving


Hello all – 

Want to wish everyone a very, very Happy Thanksgiving. 

My typical Thanksgiving will entail waking up to the smell of turkey cooking downstairs in the kitchen. Shower, brush my teeth, come downstairs and have some breakfast...

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Back problems – one solution…..

back pain, survival, fitness, preparedness

This was originally published back on May 4th, 2012

I have been battling lower back pain for close to five years. No one has been able to help me. I have visited regular doctors, ortho doctors, and chiropractors...

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Worst-Case-Scenario Survival: Water, Shelter & Communication


By Cherie

Charles Darwin said, “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change...

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got winter? Send in those pictures….


Probably not really news to anyone that much of the United States is getting hit with fridged temperatures and snow – very early. Hey – if you have some pictures showing this winter weather please send them in and i will share.

Email to emergency...

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Safety Tips Especially for Women


Rourke:This post was originally published HERE on

Submitted by Greg at Southwest Tactical, Editor At Large

WRITTEN BY A COP: Everyone should take 5 minutes to read this. It may save your life or a loved one’s life...

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In defense of your home…….


In a crisis situation it may become necessary to defend your home and proprieties from marauders who do not have good intentions. For many older folks, especially women, firearms are often strange objects that are feared and looked down upon...

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Cobb Cooking With the WE2’s


Not long ago we had the opportunity to purchase a Cobb Cooking Grill and we love it...

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Preps lately and “Off Topic”


Over the past week or so I have managed to improve my preps – at least a little.

I ordered three lightweight hammocks for camping and bug out bags. I am planning to take my two boys camping and anticipate we will sleep in hammocks...

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The following post originally appeared HERE over at  By the way – Linda is the person that is responsible for SCP being created. Enjoy!


By Linda Leonardy

            Visiting St...

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Survival Recipe: Roasted Onions



By Wyzyrd,

(a great campfire/cookout side dish)


large yellow or Vidalia onions, peeled, leave root end intact

packaged “Cajun” seasoning OR

chili powder, ground black pepper, ground ...

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Free online fitness training source…..



by Wifey

Each of us knows the importance of staying fit, and as we age it’s becomes more important and yet harder to do.  After a recent surgery (Wifey here) that became VERY complicated I found myself nearly bed-fast for several weeks...

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Appreciate all those that provided some input as to what they like about SCP – and would like to see with it in the future. Feel free to keep commenting and providing ideas...

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The Patriot Nurse speaks on Ebola….

Ebola is a concerning situation and it has been discussed here and many comments have been left.

The Patriot Nurse offers her opinion in these video’s.  The oldest video is at the top and the latest at the bottom...

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Survival Recipe: Sweet Potato “Fries”



By Wyzyrd,

(easy, delicious and NOT deep fried)


sweet potatoes (skin-on) washed and cut into ‘french fry’ size

ground cumin

cracked black pepper

kosher salt to taste


My family would throw me out i...

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Video of the Week: Small Mobile Home


Here is another small home on wheels – food for thought.
 – – Rourke


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There have been several questions about the future of SCP. I have been thinking long and hard on that very same topic...

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Prep’s this week and “Off Topic”

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Ebola seems to be on everyones mind. I have been reading a lot from – that is Dr. Doom and Nurse AMy’s website. They have video’s and a podcast. They also appeared on Glenn Beck’s TV show. Excellent stuff and I respect their opinion...

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Off Topic…


It was recently suggested that we create an avenue for people to communicate “off topic” ideas, suggestions, discoveries, and information of all kinds. No problem – lets give it a shot!

So – how is this going to work? Simple – just leave a comment to...

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Ebola case in New York City


Well folks – here we go again!

A doctor who spent time in West Africa has gotten sick and has been diagnosed with Ebola. He began to experience a fever and gastrointestinal problems...

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