10 Questions Every Prepper Should Ask BEFORE Going off the Grid

Have you ever considered going off the grid? It’s one of those questions people who are serious about prepping. I’m pretty sure the bears would eat me on day 7, but it never hurts to make a plan in case you have to flee your home in a hurry.
Survival Life, one of the most popular and informative survival websites, joins us today to discuss this. Here are 10 questions they recommend everyone consider before making the leap to live off the grid!
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How To Grow Multiple Different Fruits On One Tree

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It’s pruning and grafting time in my small kitchen garden, as it must be for nearly everyone in hardiness zone 6 and lower (north of zone 6). But time is running out. You should stop pruning when the leaf buds on your trees start to plump up in … [Continue reading]

Diseases to Fear in the Aftermath of Disaster

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Many people believe that the biggest fear in a post SHTF situation is going to be starvation or attack from our fellow human beings, but the likelihood of mass death by disease in the aftermath of disaster is a much more terrifying … [Continue reading]

What to Eat When the Power Goes Out

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When the power goes out, my kids tend to think it’s party time.  They like it because it means that we are definitely going to play some games, do some arts and crafts, and eat some food we don’t normally indulge in. Of course we have back-up … [Continue reading]

Naturally Preserving Food for Long Term Survival

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Natural preservatives can come in quite handy especially when it comes to long term survival. There are many advantages to preserving your food naturally as it prevents the deterioration of food, thereby making it last longer. Below are … [Continue reading]

A Waterproofing Hack That Guarantees Fire

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What’s the best tinder material when making a fire is essential? The best answer is dry, fibrous material which catches a spark even in wet conditions. Fire starting woes are compounded when the dry stuff isn’t available. Every bushcraft, camping, … [Continue reading]

Bacteria and our Bodies

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How gut bacteria affects you Although you might like to think of yourself as your own person, you actually share your body with many millions of bacteria. In fact, it's estimated that the human gut contains 100 trillion bacteria, or 10 times as … [Continue reading]

The Antibiotic properties Of Cinnamon

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As far back as 1978 research on cinnamon proved that it had many health giving properties, including those of a natural antibiotic. Why then do we hear nothing about this? At a time when microbiologists across the globe are warning that we face a … [Continue reading]

When they’ve Killed All The Humans Viruses Will Rule The World

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Much is said about the demise of the human race. Asteroids,total failure of the electrical grid, a new super disease or even a total economic collapse. Some or all of these may be the trigger, but I really think that at the end of the day, whatever … [Continue reading]

20 Places to Find Local Food and Family Farms Near You

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As demand for local and raw goods continue to rise, more people are asking – where do I find local organic? Where do I find raw milk and join a herd share? Where are the farmers markets, co-ops and stands? Search engines are actually terrible at … [Continue reading]

Skills You Need to Survive Economic Collapse

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With the way that banks and the global stock markets have been behaving, many people fear that what will eventually take us down is an economic collapse. Governments are living WAY above their means and countries are printing money irresponsibly. It … [Continue reading]

Getting Back Home with Small Children

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e have discussed the subject of a Get Home Bag before on the Prepper Journal, but in light of the winter weather snafu last week in the South I thought it was appropriate to revisit this topic. What started out as a normal day for a lot of people … [Continue reading]

Bugout Bag Contents You’ll Need to Survive an Urban Disaster Scenario

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I’ve never been one to condone bugging out on foot in a disaster, especially in an urban environment. However, there are several scenarios where bugging out of a city on foot could be necessary and it’s a good idea to at least think about it and have … [Continue reading]

101 Camping Tips

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Whether you camp in an improved campground with all the amenities or on a patch of open ground in the backcountry wilderness, there are ways to make your outdoor living experience easier, safer and more ecologically responsible. Make good use of … [Continue reading]

8 Items to Produce at Home During Crisis

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Sometimes disasters are unpredictable. When they strike, it is usually the unprepared that fare the worst. Even after the disaster has passed, most people still continue to grapple with the effects. Some communities are located in areas that … [Continue reading]

Strawberry Survival Food?

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A simple and deliciously sweet food to grow are strawberries. If grown properly, they can provide fresh strawberries from Spring into the Fall with a seemingly endless harvest throughout. What better treat from a garden than a bowl of fresh picked … [Continue reading]

Indoor Winter Gardening

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How many of you have tried indoor winter gardening? Indoor greenery will not only improve your mood during the winter months, but if you are successful, any vegetables will provide a harvest to supplement your meals, especially useful post-SHTF … [Continue reading]

Sniper Basics For The SHTF Survivalist

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By Brandon Smith God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best - Voltaire For a long time sniper tactics have been consider by many, even in the military, to be akin to a kind of state designated “murder” … [Continue reading]

Should You Have Only One Caliber?

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By P. Henry The great thing about hindsight is all the wisdom it produces. How many of you have ever wished you could go back in time to a point in your life with all of the knowledge you have now? A lot of us would like to do High School or … [Continue reading]