Category Preparedness

Guide to Hurricane Preparedness

Rourke: The following post comes directly from Reprinted with permission.

With the recent impact of Harvey and the ongoing cleanup still underway, the United States is once again in the sights of another storm...

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Dealing With A World Falling Apart

I’ve written previously that sometimes all the bad news just gets overwhelming. Every so often I have to take a break from watching the news, reading the political posts, and seeing the insanity that is engulfing this country.

It is easy to get pulle...

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Preserving Memories…..

I heard about a relative of a friend who lost their home in a house fire. Terrible. Beyond the loss of property and material things, I thought of family heirlooms that simply cannot be replaced. In particular family pictures.

For those using modern s...

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Planning Resource for Older Preppers

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The American Red Cross does some fantastic work helping people across this country in time of disaster and strife. They also provide numerous resources to educate and prepare individuals for emergencies...

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VIDEO: The Garden – Sensible Survival

Hello folks! I hope this post reaches some of you out there. I am hoping to get the site going again and will be posting a couple times per week. If you come around and glad to be here – leave a comment and let everyone know! I would appreciate it...

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Visit us over at

It has been quite awhile since I have posted here on I often consider getting the blog running again. I miss the community that was built here. Time and resources have to be provided to do it right...

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Adapting a Sawyer Mini Water Filter for Bucket Use

Rourke: The following post was originally published over at…….

Remember the days of drinking water through a garden hose in the middle of summer? Well – not all water is safe to drink...

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Video of the Week: Get Ready Now!! Preparation Plans…..

Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance – YouTube has an enormous amount of information available.

Here is but a small eice we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even thought...

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Get ready folks – huge winter storm in New England

Stay safe out there folks and lets pray for everyone in New England effected by the storm heading in Monday night. The talk is big – possibly one of the largest storms ever on record.

Lets hope not.

Remember…..if you are in one of these areas:

  • Sta...
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Hello All and “Off Topic”

Hey everyone. Sorry it has been so long since I have posted. You are always welcome over at ModernSurvivalOnline. It’s been busy.

Terrorism: I saw Arlene just mentioned something in a comment about the recent terrorist activity in the world...

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4 Tips to Prepare Your Homestead for Winter

The Weather Channel is predicting colder than average temperatures through January for the Plains states and the area from southeast Texas to the Florida panhandle...

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Prepping for Seniors

Rourke: This post was originally published over at I thought it was certainly worthy of republishing here.

By The Coach, Contributing Editor


I wrote this article for senior citizens who are just getting started in prepp...

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Plan Ahead for Hot & Cold Environments

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”

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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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

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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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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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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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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Video of the Week: Small Mobile Home



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


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