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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…….

Appreciate the interest that has been shown regarding the Sawyer Mini Water Filter Bucket Kit. I have enjoyed using the Sawyer...

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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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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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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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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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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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Priorities of preparedness…..

Rourke: The following post was previously published over at ModernSurvivalOnline.

I recently left a comment on someones Facebook wall concerning preparedness – and left a list of “Steps to Preparedness”. Here is what I put:

  1. Food & Water

  2. Shelter

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Bug-Out Bike: Benefits Of Motorcycles For Survivalists

Whether your preferred acronym is TEOTWAWKI (The End Of World As We Know It), SHTF (Sh** Hits The Fan) or GOOD (Get Out Of Dodge), a common argument among survivalists revolves around the preferred mode of transportation.

Among those choices, a motor...

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Survival Biscuits?

This post was previously published here on SCP. Figured many of you have not seen it as it is buried deep within the archives. To see it in its original form click HERE.

Food is my major concern when looking at my preps...

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What have you done this week and “Off Topic”

Alright folks – what have you done recently to add to your preparations? 

For me – most of my preparations in the last week have been spiritually. Since Thursday I have been at a Men’s Retreat with guys from my church...

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Re: Sunday Self-Reliance Share and Q & A

The following was left in response to the Sunday Self-Reliance Share and Q & A back on September 7th. Good example of folks actively preparing for…..whatever...

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By the WE2’s


Thought we’d share some of our various postings for a “refresher”.  This past couple of weeks we geared up for a trial run “just in case”…and found some areas we needed to shore up.


After my first husband passed, a friend who ...

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2-way Hand Held Communication Primer

Below is a guest article from Justus at Centerfire Antenna. If you have an interest in HAM radio’s or 2 way communication – contact these guys – they know their stuff. This article was originally published at ModernSurvivalOnline...

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In case you missed it…..

This past Sunday’s Q&A post got quite a response. Thank You Everyone!!! I selected a few responses to republish to celebrate the pro-activeness of our readers preparedness mindset and being ready….”just in case”:

Granny C commented……

“Sounds like a...

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Free Online Preparedness Training……

This was originally promoted over at ModernSurvivalOnline. I wanted to pass on some information on free preparedness training that can be taken online. This training is provided by the NC Center for Public Health Preparedness.

Topics for study includ...

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Hello all. We just added to our blogroll. If you are not familiar – is an emporium of survival and preparedness articles from all over the Internet – updated daily...

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Common Heirloom / Open-Pollinated Seed List

Let’s do this again! This was originally published last year here on It can be seen HERE in its original format. ~Rourke

Common Heirloom / Open-Pollinated Seed List

by John Rourke

Without a doubt the most controversial a...

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Mountain House Freeze Dried foods….hmmmm,hmmmm, good

How many of you have tried freeze dried foods? Specifically – Mountain House brand? Over the past couple years I have been trying more and more of their offerings and have really been impressed. This month Emergency Essentials is having a huge sale o...

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Second round of planting

Over the past week I have been pulling up plants that have gone by and no longer producing in the garden, and started planting a second round. Living in South Carolina the climate affords a pretty long growing season...

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Video of the Week: Easy to Make Nesting Boxes for Chickens – Chicken Egg Laying Boxes

video of the week

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 piece we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even tho...

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TEOTWAWKI Bartering (A different look!)

This post was originally published over at It can be seen HERE in its original format.

By “The Coach”

            There have been many articles written on “Survival Bartering”. Most are very well written...

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