Checklists

Winter Survival in the Woods

Winter Survival is much more challenging than surviving in the summertime. Not only is there cold and snow to content with, but food is not as plentiful as it is in summertime. Making matters worse, the body needs more food in the wintertime, in order to produce heat. In ancient times, many people starved in…

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Building a Survival First-Aid Kit

Any survival situation challenges us in all areas of our lives. We are challenged to find enough food and water, keep ourselves warm, defend ourselves from danger and even maintain our health in a decidedly unhealthy situation. Let’s face it, the risks are high in any survival situation. What makes it worse is that we…

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Emergency Flashlights Review

In today’s market, there are countless options when buying emergency flashlights is concerned, and choosing one which suits your taste, budget, and lifestyle can be quite the challenge. Emergency flashlights are not just simple flashlights. These flashlights bring to mind the heavy duty and bright flashlights carried by campers or security guards. In any hiking…

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Starting a Fire in Wet Weather

When I think of bugging out, my imagination makes it seem like an extended camping trip. The weather is beautiful, the fish can’t wait to jump on my hook, there are berries in the woods and an occasional deer stops right in my sights, and starting a fire is just like second nature. Ahh, it…

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The Ultimate Bug Out Plan…With Kids!

Bugging out with kids can be a challenge. In fact, it can be enough of a challenge that I would try to avoid it, unless absolutely necessary. Kids have a hard enough time traveling when you go on vacation, a bug out will be considerably worse. In any bug out plan, you have to assume…

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Fire Starters Product Review

Every outdoor survival enthusiast knows that fire starters are an incredibly important tool out in the wilderness. That is the reason why 9 out of 10 outdoor adventurers always carry with them their favorite fire starters in their backpacks . Today, there are so many fire starter products in the market to choose from. Each…

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Stockpiling For Your Kids While Letting Them Pitch-in A little Work

If you have children, that’s of course going to factor into your stockpiling. Most people calculate their food needs based upon everyone eating adult portions, even though most of their family is children. That’s a pretty good way to do things, as it provides you with some buffer in your food stocks. Besides, teens, especially…

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Kids Chores & Safety 101!

Children today tend to rebel against the idea of doing some kids chores. They feel that they deserve to be given what they want, without having to do anything for it. That’s a manifestation of today’s entitlement mentality. A large part of our population thinks that they are entitled to receive what they need to…

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Lifesaving Bug Out Bag Checklist

In the blink of an eye your world could be turned upside down. It could be a natural disaster, a military strike from an enemy nation, riots caused by an economic collapse…whatever the case: There will come a time when you have to get out. And get out fast. When that does happen it’s essential…

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