Started a Meal Plan to Eat Healthier; Ended Up Helping Us Prep Too

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Started a Meal Plan to Eat Healthier; Ended Up Helping Us Prep Too

Like pretty much everyone I know, I always figured I could loose a little bit of weight and be all the healthier and all the happier for it. Unlike pretty much everyone I know, I never bothered to convince myself that starting a new diet and half-assing it would be the way out. Last year,… Read More

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Started a Meal Plan to Eat Healthier; Ended Up Helping Us Prep Too, written by Elise Xavier, was created exclusively for readers of the survival blog More Than Just Surviving.

Slacking on Prepping Lately? Here’s How to Use That To Your Advantage

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Slacking on Prepping Lately? Here’s How to Use That To Your Advantage

You aren’t going to be a diligent prepper 100% of the time. Perseverance ebbs and flows, and even if you don’t ever stop prepping completely, chances are there will be moments in your life where you dwindle down the attention you give to prepping so that you can pay more attention to other areas of your… Read More

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Slacking on Prepping Lately? Here’s How to Use That To Your Advantage, written by Elise Xavier, was created exclusively for readers of the survival blog More Than Just Surviving.

Who Still Buys Dumb Phones Anymore? Preppers Should & Here’s Why

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Who Still Buys Dumb Phones Anymore? Preppers Should & Here’s Why

If you haven’t thought about dumb phones in a long while, I can’t blame you, but chances are you’re missing out on a really great emergency tool that’s been right at the back of your memory this entire time. Smart phones are amazing. They’re an enhancement to everyday life. I can’t imagine no longer having… Read More

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That Exists? Coolest Survival, Outdoor, & Camp Gear We’ve Seen

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That Exists? Coolest Survival, Outdoor, & Camp Gear We’ve Seen

There’s not always a heck of a lot new going on in the survival, outdoor, & camping world when it comes to interesting gadgets, new products, and overall innovation. This makes sense, since when it comes to camping, survival, & the general outdoors, many choose (wisely) to stick to what they’ve already got because, well plainly put,… Read More

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January 2017 EDC Purse Dump

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January 2017 EDC Purse Dump

Thomas hates the Pingo, but I love it, and so have officially stolen it from him ;). Bought a backup phone this past month – a dumbphone with insane standby time that should be great if I leave it charged and off in case of an emergency. 1. Spyderco Pingo Orange Handled Slip Joint UK-Legal EDC… Read More

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Communication After an EMP

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Communication After an EMP Do you know how to communicate after an EMP? What kind of gear will you be needing? What will you use after the electronics in your location have mostly all gone down? Have any idea how to protect your electronics from a potential EMP? If you’re interested in finding out, today’s …

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Hate Budgeting? How to Build Killer Savings Anyway

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Hate Budgeting? How to Build Killer Savings Anyway

There are people who can sit down at a desk once a week or once a month and tally up household expenses by type. Set themselves budgeting goals, then meticulously track where money is leaking so they can stick to their budget. They can keep up these personal audits throughout the year to make sure… Read More

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No-Budget Saving: Finances on Track in One Quick & Easy Step

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No-Budget Saving: Finances on Track in One Quick & Easy Step

There are people who can sit down at a desk once a week or once a month and tally up household expenses by type. Set themselves budgeting goals, then meticulously track where money is leaking so they can stick to their budget. They can keep up these personal audits throughout the year to make sure… Read More

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My Spouse Doesn’t Like Me Prepping: What Can I Do?

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My Spouse Doesn’t Like Me Prepping: What Can I Do?

I’ve been getting a lot of feedback from new subscribers to the Survival Pulse email newsletter (our prepper & survivalist news mail out; you can subscribe here if you’re interested) letting me know that they’re having difficulty at home with spouses who don’t approve of prepping in general, and spending money on preparedness in particular.… Read More

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How to Stay Warm Indoors When the Power’s Out (& It’s Freezing Outside)

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How to Stay Warm Indoors When the Power’s Out (& It’s Freezing Outside)

Not too long ago, we received a question from @RayBurton on Twitter about whether or not we’d done an article on emergency home heating in cold climates. Well, we haven’t, even though I’m from Canada and Thomas & I lived there together for 5 years – so the fact that we haven’t is a bit… Read More

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How to Stay Warm Indoors When the Power’s Out (& It’s Freezing Outside)

How to Stay Warm Indoors When the Power’s Out (& It’s Freezing Outside)

Not too long ago, we received a question from @RayBurton on Twitter about whether or not we’d done an article on emergency home heating in cold climates. Well, we haven’t, even though I’m from Canada and Thomas & I lived there together for 5 years – so the fact that we haven’t is a bit… Read More

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Knife Guides: Best EDC Knives, How to Sharpen, & More

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Knife Guides: Best EDC Knives, How to Sharpen, & More

Unless you’re new here (hell, even if you are new here) in most cases you’ll know that Thomas has a little bit of a knife addiction. Calling him obsessed is probably severely under-representing the nature of his relationship with knives; he collects them, uses them religiously, fondles them regularly, is in one of the happiest… Read More

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Knife Guides: Best EDC Knives, Myths, Sharpening, & More

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Knife Guides: Best EDC Knives, How to Sharpen, & More

Unless you’re new here (hell, even if you are new here) in most cases you’ll know that Thomas has a little bit of a knife addiction. Calling him obsessed is probably severely under-representing the nature of his relationship with knives; he collects them, uses them religiously, fondles them regularly, is in one of the happiest… Read More

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7 Self-Sufficiency Resolutions for the New Year

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7 Self-Sufficiency Resolutions for the New Year

Over the years, I’ve discovered that concentrating on one big goal at a time is the very best way to make any resolution stick long enough to become a habit. Want to eat healthier, exercise more, and quit smoking? Doing it all at once is probably the quickest way to spell disaster, and trying to… Read More

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December 2016 EDC Purse Dump

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December 2016 EDC Purse Dump

1. Spilling the Beans on the Cat’s Pyjamas: Popular Expressions – What They Mean and How We Got Them – Thoughtful Christmas present that should be useful in helping me descipher all these odd Britishisms. 2. Vintage Ronson Viking Lighter 3. Spyderco Pingo Orange Handled Slip Joint UK-Legal EDC Knife

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Why Would a Rational Person Prep for Doomsday?

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Why Would a Rational Person Prep for Doomsday?

I’m a prepper and, at one point, I never understood the answer to this question myself. My line of thinking: if there are preppers out there like me who are preparing for doomsday, they must be extremely misguided. It’s unlikely that the end of the world as we know it (abbreviated TEOTWAWKI from this point… Read More

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Knife & Outdoor Gear Stores: Best Sale, Deal, & Clearance Pages to Watch

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Knife & Outdoor Gear Stores: Best Sale, Deal, & Clearance Pages to Watch

This past Black Friday/Cyber Monday I wasn’t too happy with the deals we shared on this site, and started thinking about how the sales we’d gotten throughout the year had actually been better deals then the vast majority of the items we’d snagged during these “sale holidays.” It’s pretty disappointing when you hang your hopes… Read More

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Are You Only a Prepper If You Call Yourself One? Preparedness as a Way of Life

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Are You Only a Prepper If You Call Yourself One? Preparedness as a Way of Life Do you know many other preppers in person? Are there people in your life that don’t call themselves preppers but pretty much do the basics of what any prepper would want to do – keep their house well stocked …

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Can You Make Me a Student Survival Kit?

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Can You Make Me a Student Survival Kit? We got a reader question asking us if we could make a low-budget student survival kit. If you yourself are a student or know one and would like to give him or her a survival kit that would be excellent for wilderness survival but that doesn’t break …

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10 Tips for Staying Prepared While You Move

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10 Tips for Staying Prepared While You Move Are you currently or going to be moving in the near future? Take a look at this article to learn some ways to stay prepared while you’re making your move. Whether you’re moving to another neighbourhood, town, city, or state, there are ways to stay as prepared …

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Why I’m Public About Being a Prepper

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Why I’m Public About Being a Prepper

It’s no secret to pretty much anyone who knows me that I’m a prepper. If you take the time to do a quick search on Google for my name, you’ll discover this blog – who I am, and essentially, what I do at home. I’m very public about my prepping. So you’ll know that I take… Read More

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Why I’m Public About Being a Prepper (Hear Me Out)

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Why I’m Public About Being a Prepper (Hear Me Out)

It’s no secret to pretty much anyone who knows me that I’m a prepper. If you take the time to do a quick search on Google for my name, you’ll discover this blog – who I am, and essentially, what I do at home. I’m very public about my prepping. So you’ll know that I take… Read More

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History Channel’s “Alone” Survival Gear Lists – Season 3

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History Channel’s “Alone” Survival Gear Lists – Season 3

Okay so last year we were busy when History’s Alone began to air. Didn’t get un-busy (thanks to our cross-continental move) until well after it finished airing. We caught up to Season 2 really late and didn’t have time to publish an article about it, but this year, we’re back into the swing of things. Now, somebody’s… Read More

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Buying a Survival Kit? Why It’s Always Better to Make It Yourself

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Buying a Survival Kit? Why It’s Always Better to Make It Yourself There are a lot of pieces of gear you can buy to increase your chances of survival, but one that’s most frequently marketed toward survivalists is the “handy dandy” survival kit. Is it wise to buy a survival kit? Are these things ever …

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Electrical Grid Down – No Power in a Canadian Winter

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Electrical Grid Down – No Power in a Canadian Winter What would happen in your area if the power went out in the dead of winter – not for minutes but for days? How would people behave if they didn’t have any idea when the electricity would come back on? What would happen to you …

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First Aid: Super Gluing Cuts, Imodium for Emergencies, & More

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First Aid: Super Gluing Cuts, Imodium for Emergencies, & More

Thanks to Thomas’ knowledge of first aid, we’ve accumulated a fairly decent number of guides and tutorials related to medicine and basic first aid on this blog. As a survivalist and/or prepper, you won’t need convincing that one of the most important skills you can add to your arsenal for long-term survival is a good… Read More

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Cyber Monday 2016 Knife & Gear Deals

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Cyber Monday 2016 Knife & Gear Deals

Okay so Cyber Monday deals on Amazon were nothing like last year’s. Yes, there are a few good product sales, but not much at all in the outdoor category, and only very few actual knives that have reasonable sales. Seems all the attention went to the electronics section this year, but that’s not what this… Read More

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November 2016 EDC Purse Dump

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November 2016 EDC Purse Dump

Spent the month boosting my productivity (finally found a morning routine that works for me!) and grinding away at one of my other blogs. So not much to see here besides work-at-home and brainstorming material. Oh and of course a nice little knife that I can actually take out and use as a regular EDC… Read More

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Why You Should Never Drink Seawater – Especially in Survival Situations

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Why You Should Never Drink Seawater – Especially in Survival Situations “Don’t drink the salt water.” It’s what we’ve been told time and time again to avoid in survival situations. But why? Do you know why it’s important to stay away from ocean water and to look for rivers or streams if you’re lost out …

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Black Friday 2016 Knife & Gear Discounts

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Black Friday 2016 Knife & Gear Discounts

Well, it’s Black Friday again, meaning Thomas is currently scouring the net for any and all deals we can personally take advantage of, and I’m scouring the net for knife & gear deals you all can take advantage of! Seriously, every single time this day rolls around the corner, I kick myself wishing we were in… Read More

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The Many Benefits of Finding Bodies of Water in Survival Situations

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The Many Benefits of Finding Bodies of Water in Survival Situations Survival skills in the traditional sense are great to know, whether or not you’re planning on bugging out. If you are bugging out, then they’re necessary to learn, as it’s unlikely you’ll have any success bugging out if you don’t know a thing about …

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How to Find Civilization When You Have No Idea Where You Are

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How to Find Civilization When You Have No Idea Where You Are Let’s set the stage: you’re lost in the wilderness. You strayed off-road because your car broke down and you were in desperate need of some water. Now that you have the water (you managed to luck out and find a stream after walking …

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The Basics of Thermoregulation and Why It’s Important to Your Survival

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The Basics of Thermoregulation and Why It’s Important to Your Survival You know that after water and food, finding or creating a great shelter is the next step you have to being as safe as you can be in the wilderness. But why? What does it all boil down to? Thermoregulation, or the regulation of …

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Why I Considered Stockpiling Water in Jerrycans & Why I’m Stocking Bottled Water Instead

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Why I Considered Stockpiling Water in Jerrycans & Why I’m Stocking Bottled Water Instead

I’ve done very little water stockpiling in the past for a few different reasons: I lived in Canada, where rain and precipitation in general has never been an issue. Again, I lived in Canada, so rivers, streams, and bodies of water in general were both plentiful and easily accessible. I’ve always lived in a house… Read More

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How to Stockpile Food and Other Goods Cheaply

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How to Stockpile Food and Other Goods Cheaply Stockpiling can be an enormously expensive task if you go about it in the wrong way. Even if you’re doing all that you can to keep costs down, if you’re stockpiling for a big family, it can still be exceptionally pricey to get your stockpiles to where …

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How To Start a Fire After It Has Rained

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How To Start a Fire After It Has Rained While it may seem very difficult to get a fire started after it’s rained, if you don’t live in an incredibly humid place, learning the skill of getting a fire running while conditions are still pretty wet is actually not too bad. Being able to light …

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Survival Gear: Affordable Quality Gear, Making Your Own Kit, & More

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Survival Gear: Affordable Quality Gear, Making Your Own Kit, & More

Second in my attempt to organise the articles we’ve published on this blog by topic (prepper stockpiles being first) is the subject of survival gear. In case you couldn’t tell by browsing this site, we’re huge gear junkies on this site – but that neither means we spend a fortune on gear, nor that we constantly attempt to… Read More

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Top 22 Emergency & Survival First Aid Books

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Top 22 Emergency & Survival First Aid Books

I don’t need to tell you how important basic first aid is from the perspective of dealing with unexpected emergency situations. Chances are if you ended up here, you already know. If you’re a first aider who just wants to get his or her hands on as many great resources as possible to expand your… Read More

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October 2016 EDC Purse Dump

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October 2016 EDC Purse Dump

Got a new (used) Spyderco Sage 1! Old one is still back in Canada so now I’ve got two alotgether. Am so excited to be re-united with my favourite knife. Can only use it indoors here in the UK, but that’s fine by me! 1. Spyderco Sage 1 Carbon Fiber EDC Pocket Knife – Review. 2. SanDisk Extreme… Read More

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Prepper Stockpiles: Stockpiling for Free, Best Items to Stock, & More

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Prepper Stockpiles: Stockpiling for Free, Best Items to Stock, & More

The amount of information on this website gets unwieldy to look at sometimes. With well over 300 posts so far, it can be difficult for even Thomas and I to remember what information we’ve already covered and what still needs to be said, especially since at times we’ll have discussed topics on our survival forum… Read More

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10 More Self-Sufficiency Skills That Can Save You a Killing

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10 More Self-Sufficiency Skills That Can Save You a Killing

A couple years ago, we shared 10 self-sufficiency skills with you, that over time, would save you a bundle if you used them regularly. Well we’re back with some more of these, as of course there are plenty of great self-sufficiency skills that you can learn to help reduce your monthly outgoings. Chances are, even if you’ve… Read More

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Apartment Prepping: 25 Tips For Preppers in Apartments & Flats

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Apartment Prepping: 25 Tips For Preppers in Apartments & Flats

While we’re not the Apartment Prepper blog, we have somewhat recently moved into a studio flat here in the UK, giving us a lot more insight into the world of prepping from an apartment. Going from prepping in a 5 bedroom house in Canada to prepping in a small studio flat was a choice we made… Read More

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September 2016 EDC Purse Dump

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September 2016 EDC Purse Dump

At home EDC. Morning routine, sitting down to good book and drinking coffee while attempting to knit. Knife’s for pruning the herbs. 1. Danby Coffee Cup + Nescafe Azera Intenso 2. Misc Knitting Needles 3. Baladeo Papagayo Lime Green Handle Folding Knife 4. Motorola Moto E 2nd Gen Smart Phone + Ringke Slim Phone Case

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We’re Mortgage Free – The Ultimate Prepper Investment

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We’re Mortgage Free – The Ultimate Prepper Investment

When Thomas and I moved to the U.K. roughly 6 months back, our utmost priority was buying our own place. There are many things about renting that bother me – from not being able to make permanent alterations to the space you’re living, to feeling like you’d be wasting money if you improved what’s around you,… Read More

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Free Survival eBooks: Downloadable Straight from Amazon

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Free Survival eBooks: Downloadable Straight from Amazon

I had this article published on Survival Pulse for quite a long time, but since pulling down the website and taking the news updates completely underground, this article has vanished from the net. I took down a significant number of pages from the site, including this one showcasing the free survival e-books you can get. Still… Read More

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I Have No Money to Spare: How Can I Start Prepping? [RQ#9]

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I Have No Money to Spare: How Can I Start Prepping? [RQ#9]

Exactly 1 month ago, I received a question from a reader of Survival Pulse’s daily news asking for urgent advice. Unfortunately, when I sent an email back to the address written into the contact form, the email bounced, and so there’s almost no way for me to find the person who this response was meant… Read More

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Censorship on the Net & The One Way to Get Around It

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Censorship on the Net & The One Way to Get Around It

In case you haven’t noticed, censorship has been rising to whole new levels on the internet recently. Entire social media sites are taking positions against those who may be more critical and less positive in their messages – instead taking the sides of social media users who feel “harassed” by negative comments. It isn’t harassment… Read More

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August 2016 EDC Purse Dump

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August 2016 EDC Purse Dump

1. Keys, keys, keys 2. Hair elastics 3. Opinel No. 5 Non-Locking U.K. Legal Folding Knife 4. L’Occitane Shea Butter Delightful Rose Lip Balm 5. Bournemouth Library Card

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Are Preppers Hoarders? Differences Between Stockpiling & Hoarding

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Are Preppers Hoarders? Differences Between Stockpiling & Hoarding

Time and time again, I’ve seen accusations from people who just don’t understand prepping that preppers are basically hoarders. Shows like Doomsday Preppers paint a picture of preppers that, quite frankly, makes it look like we’re all genuinely displaying crazy behaviour when we choose to prep that’s evident, not only by how we talk, but also by… Read More

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Lists, Lists, Lists: What Kinds Should Preppers Be Writing?

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Lists, Lists, Lists: What Kinds Should Preppers Be Writing?

If you’re the kind of prepper who likes to write everything down and even goes so far as to write lists for your lists, this is the article for you! There are an enormous number of lists that would really be beneficial for you to write up and maintain as a prepper, many, which if you’re… Read More

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Preppers: Do You Fear Not Having Enough?

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Preppers: Do You Fear Not Having Enough?

Restarting my preps leaves me with a distinctive worry – namely, the fear that’s mentioned in the title: of not having enough. No matter how much we stock up, no matter how much we have on hand, how much we learn, or how much we are able to do, there’s always the possibility that it… Read More

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Do You Fear Not Having Enough?

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Do You Fear Not Having Enough?

Restarting my preps leaves me with a distinctive worry – namely, the fear that’s mentioned in the title: of not having enough. No matter how much we stock up, no matter how much we have on hand, how much we learn, or how much we are able to do, there’s always the possibility that it… Read More

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July 2016 EDC Purse Dump

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July 2016 EDC Purse Dump

Around-the-house EDC since we moved into our new flat a couple days ago. Been doing a lot of measuring for potential furniture, a lot of herb gardening (finally have herbs growing in my kitchen!), and constantly have open Pokémon Go on my phone in case there’s anything interesting that happens to come ’round (Caught a Scyther… Read More

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Amazon Prime Day 2016 Knife & Outdoor Gear Discounts

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Amazon Prime Day 2016 Knife & Outdoor Gear Discounts

I wasn’t going to do a post about Prime Day because I wasn’t so sure the deals would be any good. In my opinion, Amazon seems to essentially have made up a shopping holiday out of a random day in July, and I wasn’t sure how well it would work out. Obviously, it all depended… Read More

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So Brexit’s Really Happening – What Should UK Preppers Do?

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So Brexit’s Really Happening – What Should UK Preppers Do?

Thomas asked me if he should be writing up a post about Brexit on this blog the morning after we found out the votes for the referendum had come out in favour of a UK Brexit. He stayed up late that night and woke me up to tell me when the point of no return… Read More

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June 2016 EDC Purse Dump

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June 2016 EDC Purse Dump

1. Club Monaco Red Tavel/Passport Purse 2. Douk-Douk UK Legal Pocket Knife 3. L’Occitane Shea Butter Delightful Rose Lip Balm 4. Miscellaneous Keys 5. Wilko Ultra Soft Pocket Tissues 6. Paper Mate Flexgrip Ultra Ballpoint Pen – Blue. 7. Paper Mate Flexgrip Ultra Ballpoint Pen – Purple. 8. Wilko Folding Shopping Bag 9. Wilko Folding Shopping Bag

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Restarting a Stockpile: Why I’m Starting with Household Supplies

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Restarting a Stockpile: Why I’m Starting with Household Supplies

For those of you new to the scene, a little catch-up: Thomas and I moved to the U.K. from Canada a little under a month ago. This cross-continental move put us in a bit of an odd position from a prepping point of view. Quite obviously – it left us in the weird position of… Read More

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Knife Drop: Restarting a Knife Collection

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Knife Drop: Restarting a Knife Collection

As you already know, Thomas and I moved to the UK just last month. Thomas lived in the UK before he moved up to the Great North (Canada!) for me a number of years back (for those wondering, yes he does have a British accent), and so with a little effort, he managed to find some… Read More

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Couch Potato Prepping: Prep Without Leaving Your Sofa

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Couch Potato Prepping: Prep Without Leaving Your Sofa

While we all know just how important it is to be active and actually get around to doing all the physically laborious preps we have in our head to do, not every moment of the time you spend in front of the computer or sitting on a couch has to be time wasted. If you’re… Read More

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44 Home Remedies for Toothache Relief – Which Work for You?

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44 Home Remedies for Toothache Relief – Which Work for You?

Toothaches are a harsh reality to have to deal with. Whether you’re stuck out camping or waiting at home or work for your dentist appointment to finally come ’round, it can really be a true benefit to be able to do away with the pain of a toothache until your dental problem is fixed. Toothaches… Read More

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May 2016 EDC Purse Dump

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May 2016 EDC Purse Dump

1. Motorola Moto E 2nd Gen Smart Phone + Ringke Slim Phone Case 2. Douk-Douk UK Legal Pocket Knife 3. Sony Alpha a5000 Camera with 16-50mm Lens 4. Sony Blue MDRE9L Earphones

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3 Ways to Find Bodies of Water in the Wilderness

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3 Ways to Find Bodies of Water in the Wilderness Wilderness survival skills are important skills for every prepper to learn. What happens if the SHTF, you need to bug out, and for some reason, the location you’ve scouted or prepped has already been invaded or pillaged by others? You’re going to need to bug …

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For Outdoorsmen Dads: Outdoor Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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For Outdoorsmen Dads: Outdoor Father’s Day Gift Ideas

You may think that buying the perfect present for an outdoorsman is a hard cookie to crack, but whether or not you’re wired in the same way, it’s actually a lot easier to buy great gifts for the more outdoorsy types than it is to buy a present for the typical person. Why? Well, since… Read More

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TEOTWAWKI? 10 Things You’ll Really Miss

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TEOTWAWKI? 10 Things You’ll Really Miss

It can get tricky trying to figure out what you’ll be missing most when the shit really hits the fan. Quite a while back, I brought up 10 Things You’ll Regret Not Having Enough of When the SHTF, and when I asked what kinds of things you guys would miss most, an overwhelming number of you… Read More

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The Complete Guide to Using Super Glue for Cuts

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The Complete Guide to Using Super Glue for Cuts How many of you already knew you could use super glue to seal closed cuts? How many of you have actually tried using this first aid technique? For those who are new to the concept, or who have heard about it but haven’t yet given it …

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April 2016 EDC Purse Dump

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April 2016 EDC Purse Dump

1. Club Monaco Red Tavel/Passport Purse 2. Inova XP LED Flashlight 3. Spyderco Des Horn Slim Folding EDC Knife – Review. 4. Motorola Moto E 2nd Gen Smart Phone + Ringke Slim Phone Case 5. Pilot Vanishing Point Retractable Fountain Pen

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Should You Rotate Through Your Food Stockpile?

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Should You Rotate Through Your Food Stockpile?

In July last year, I asked everyone on Survival Threads whether they preferred to rotate their food stockpile or not: When it comes to food storage, I’ve noticed that people typically fall into one of two types of camps: either they are all for rotating their food stockpile, or they prefer to just build it… Read More

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91 Paracord Uses: How Many More Can You Think Of?

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90 Paracord Uses: How Many More Can You Think Of?

Paracord projects are more than just a fun way to pass the time. Paracord is one of the most versatile pieces of survival gear kit you can possibly own – so having it on you is a huge boon in case you ever get stuck in any sort of survival situation. And while rope can certainly do… Read More

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Why We’re Not Actually Giving Up Prepping (Ever!)

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Why We’re Not Actually Giving Up Prepping (Ever!)

Um yeah. Not sure about the number count on how many of you I duped with yesterday’s April Fools Day joke, but it was, of course, 110% untrue. Thomas and I, we’re not ever going to stop prepping. And here’s why. As convincing as I may have made my letter sound yesterday, I believed not… Read More

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Why We’re Giving Up Prepping

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Why We’re Giving Up Prepping

Hello readers and friends, Before we begin this no doubt decisive article/letter, I want to start off by thanking all of you for your support. Thomas and I have been truly lucky to have had your presence and encouragement over the years. I can’t describe in words just how grateful we are to have such a… Read More

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March 2016 EDC Purse Dump

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March 2016 EDC Purse Dump

1. Spyderco Dragonfly 2 Folding EDC Pocket Knife – Review. 2. Eye Drops (Life/Shoppers Drug Mart Brand) 3. L’Occitane Shea Butter Delightful Rose Lip Balm 4. Lime Green Paracord – Removed the inside and use this to play with the cat. 5. Spyderco Squarehead EDC Folding Knife 6. Ethical Pet Plastic Spring Cat Toy

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The Reason You’re Going to Succeed at Prepping

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The Reason You’re Going to Succeed at Prepping We all have the types of days when it feels like we just are never going to reach our goals. Prepping is an enormous goal that we can never reach, as by the time we’ve completed what we want, we’ve usually added more to the list. The …

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Prepper Shaming: Who Suffers Most from the “Prepper Stigma”

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Prepper Shaming: Who Suffers Most from the “Prepper Stigma” I know I’m not the only one who gets not only vacant stares and complete disinterest, but also glares of confusion and disconcerting looks whenever I say I’m a prepper. Many people do feel that preppers are “weird” for what they do. It’s no surprise to …

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Knife Drop: Folding Tanto Knives

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Knife Drop: Folding Tanto Knives

Title says it all – just a round up of Thomas’ current folding tanto knives. Knives Featured 1. SOG Vulcan Tanto Folding EDC Knife – Review. 2. Cold Steel Recon 1 Tanto Blade Knife – Review. 3. Cold Steel Voyager XL Tanto Combo Edge Knife – Review. 4. CRKT Hissatsu Tactical Folding Knife – Review. 5. Kershaw Blur Ken Onion… Read More

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A Slew of Skills Preppers & Survivalists Would Be Better Off Learning

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A Slew of Skills Preppers & Survivalists Would Be Better Off Learning

While each and every survivalist and prepper prioritizes different tasks and gear, even more so, they prioritize learning different skills that they think will be helpful in the case of an emergency or survival situation. Being a survivalist and/or prepper isn’t easy. It’s very hard work, and while it’s very worthy and worthwhile a lifestyle choice,… Read More

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The Best Survival Foods: Non-Perishables That Can Outlive You

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The Best Survival Foods: Non-Perishables That Can Outlive You Sick of stockpiling food that expires on you? Wish there were foods that could last a decade or two, or even go so far as to outlive you? Well I’m happy to say, these kinds of foods do exist. While they’re few in number, foods that …

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Survival Shelf – Survivalist & Prepper Link Resource Site – Relaunch

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Survival Shelf – Survivalist & Prepper Link Resource Site – Relaunch

Back in 2014, we launched a survival & preparedness link resource site, Survival Shelf, in the hopes of being able to show off a lot of the links we found in the industry that we thought deserved as much attention as they could get. Unfortunately, while we started strong, life got in the way, and… Read More

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February 2016 EDC Purse Dump

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February 2016 EDC Purse Dump

1. Motorola Moto E 2nd Gen Smart Phone + Ringke Slim Phone Case 2. SanDisk Ultra Fit 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive 3. Sony Alpha a5000 Camera with 16-50mm Lens 4. Spyderco Sage 1 Carbon Fiber EDC Pocket Knife – Review.

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Thinking of Prepping? Why You Just Need to Start Now

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Thinking of Prepping? Why You Just Need to Start Now

Prepping is like absolutely everything else in life – you can’t get better at it before you start. Streamlining preps takes practice, dedication, effort, and some amount of financial investment as well. It’s my firm opinion that you won’t be able to get your hands on the ideal food stockpile for you and your family, for instance,… Read More

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Knife Drop: Knife Reviews to Come

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Knife Drop: Knife Reviews to Come

Another set of behind the scenes shots. Thomas has been getting so many requests for the Cold Steel Finn Wolf that we need to push that review up even though we have a number of other knives queued up to be reviewed. And I absolutely love that Spyderco Squarehead. Pretty expensive for what it is, but still… Read More

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How to Stockpile Items for Free or Next to Nothing

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How to Stockpile Items for Free or Next to Nothing If you’re a prepper on a tight budget, already struggling to make ends meet, it can feel completely overwhelming to try working on your clothing, gear, and supplies stockpile. As we all know, stockpiling can be one of the most expensive preps you can take …

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5 Great Tips to Make Prepping Easier

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5 Great Tips to Make Prepping Easier Have you found prepping to be difficult many days? You’re really not alone if you’ve felt this way before. Prepping is no easy feat. It’s actually hard to do even if you find some aspects of it enjoyable. But hard things are often times the most worthwhile to complete, …

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Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere

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Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere Ever heard of Imodium? It’s an anti-diarrhea medication that we happen to think you should carry absolutely everywhere. In fact, it’s something that we do carry every single day – no matter where we are or where we go. Over the counter medications like this one, that are …

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How to Purify Contaminated Water

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How to Purify Contaminated Water From a SHTF/long term survival perspective, how on earth do you purify contaminated water? It’s a difficult question to answer because we need water for so many different things. We need drinkable water for obvious reasons, we need water that we can bathe in, water to do dishes in, to …

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Why You Shouldn’t Prep Out of Fear (& Why You Should Prep Instead)

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Why You Shouldn’t Prep Out of Fear (& Why You Should Prep Instead)

There’s a lot of fear mongering in this industry. Like a lot. And even if you typically err on the side of caution, look into the details of these scares, and regularly end up falling for the hype – if you’re completely honest with yourself, you’ll likely agree with me when I say that a… Read More

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January 2016 EDC Purse Dump

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January 2016 EDC Purse Dump

1. Nintendo New 3DS XL in Red + Pokemon Alpha Sapphire 2. Key + Paracord on Carabiner 3. Xyla Ricochet Mints With Xylitol 4. Eye Drops (Life/Shoppers Drug Mart Brand) 5. Nivea Hydro Car Lip Balm Chap Stick 6. Hair Elastics 7. Moto G 2nd Gen Smart Phone + Ringke Slim Phone Case 8. Spyderco Sage 1 Carbon Fiber EDC Pocket Knife… Read More

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