Post SHTF Pest Control

October 10, 2023 Pest control may be the last thing on your mind when preparing. However, you need to think about the trouble insects can cause to your stored food. You can have enough food stored to ride...

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Everyone Should Know: Tips From The Trail

October 3, 2023 I recently moved to a neighborhood in South Austin that was previously unfamiliar to me. There are a series of moderate hiking trail nearby, so my Chocolate Lab Atticus and I have been...

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Priceless Bartering Chips For Your Survival: Part 3

October 2, 2023 Last week I gave you the second part of my list (# 6-9) of items that will be priceless as bartering chips after a crisis. This week I will finish out the list with the remaining 7 items...

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Road Rage: Staying Out Of It

October 1, 2023 In the last issue of the Survival Life Newsletter, I told you about the most harrowing story of road rage that I have personally experienced. A man darted out in front of my car and what...

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Peanut Butter: My Secret Addiction

September 17, 2023 I have a confession to make. I have an addiction to peanut butter. I like anything with peanut butter in it or on it. I don’t know what it is about the stuff, but I can’t get...

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My EDC Pocket Knife Unique Features

September 9, 2023 EDC Pocket Knife I received this knife as a Christmas gift a couple of years ago.  At first, I was a little hesitant to replace my old CaseXX pocketknife that my father passed down to...

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What Knot To Do

August 28, 2023 Knot tying has always been one of those key outdoor skills that even the most experienced survivalist’s often take for granted. Any time outdoors can often show you just how much...

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An Emergency Candle That Noah Would Be Proud Of

July 12, 2023 We have roughly 12 hours of natural light from the sun, and the rest of the time we simply flip a switch and out pours a flood of artificial light. But what happens when the switch doesn't...

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Alternative Way of Can Opener

July 3, 2023 Have you ever headed out for a nice weekend of camping only to end up frustrated and hungry because you forgot one little thing—a can opener? Fortunately, there is a little trick...

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Survival in a can: A novel attempt

January 1, 2020 I purchased one of these you can survive cans with low expectations and it did not surpass them.  This should be labeled as You Can Survive Snack Time.  It does have a few good...

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