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Philly’s Fox 29 News Visits “The Preppers Next Door”

Last night I came across a Fox 29 (Philadelphia) news segment from December 6 entitled “A visit with the preppers next door.” From the accompanying article: Don’t call them paranoid. Call them prepared. Meet Mark and his wife Sue. F...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 10, 2016

Prepping Now $40 Billion Industry In U.S.?

Last week, I blogged about a Chicago Tribune article on the current state of “prepping” in America. Last night I came across another insightful piece on the status of prepping in the U.S. on The Daily Universe (Brigham Young University) w...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 6, 2016

British Preppers’ Take On The June 23 ‘Brexit’ Vote

This afternoon I came across a piece about tomorrow’s “Brexit” vote (deciding whether Britain should leave/ remain in the European Union)- from the standpoint of British preppers- on the Preppers Shop UK Blog. From “The UK’s only dedicated...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jun 22, 2016

Signs Of The Time, Part 102

From the official website of the National Association of REALTORS- realtor.com- this past Tuesday: “Prepping for Doomsday: Bunkers, Panic Rooms, and Going Off the Grid” Excerpts from the article included: “If the booming sales of panic rooms ar...
by Survival And Prosperity on May 12, 2016

Resource Of The Week: SurvivalBlog.com’s Quick-Start Guide For Preparedness Newbies

Even before I started Survival And Prosperity back in November 2010, I’d been dropping by SurvivalBlog.com, “The Daily Web Log for Prepared Individuals Living in Uncertain Times,” on a regular basis. James Wesley, Rawles (“JWR”) is behind t...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 26, 2016

In Print: Blockade- The Diary Of An Austrian Middle-Class Woman 1914-1924

Slowly but surely, I’ve been bringing back those different series of posts I started running in November 2010. It’s been a while since I published an “In Print” piece (December 2014), but truth be told, I’ve hardly had time to read any book...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 12, 2016

The Survival Podcast’s Jack Spirko: ‘2016 Is Going To Be A Year That We Officially Are In A Recession’

Plenty of recession talk going around these days. I recently listened to an episode of The Survival Podcast (named a “Resource Of The Week” back in March 2011) that grabbed my attention. Modern survivalist and host Jack Spirko warned listeners in...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 4, 2016

Project Prepper, Part 40: 2016 Recap

Tonight I’m reintroducing the “Project Prepper” series of posts on Survival And Prosperity. And since it’s been some time since my last post, I’m going to do a recap this evening about what this series of posts is all about for those who do...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 3, 2016

Preppers New Year Resolutions

If you are not already a Prepper you can start on January 2nd, after the ball drops of course, we do have priorities after all. You don’t have to attach a label to yourself, you do not need training courses, or to even buy books on the subject,...
by Preparing For SHTF on Dec 18, 2015

Set Your Survival Priorities: Rules to Live By

You never thought it would happen to you, but here you are, smack in the middle of a survival situation. What next? In any given survival situation, you’ll find very little that can be counted on. Fortunately, there are some “rules for su...
by Survive the Rockies on Nov 18, 2015

Good Article On British Preppers

“Damian McBride @ DPMcBride- Aug 24 Advice on the looming crash, No. 1: get hard cash in a safe place now; don’t assume banks and cash points will be open, or bank cards will work” “Damian McBride @ DPMcBride- Aug 24 “Crash advice No. 2: do...
by Survival And Prosperity on Aug 26, 2015

Prepping for the Apocalypse - Sci Fi, or just Life?

I love a good science fiction, horror film or apocalypse book or film. But those are fiction. Reality can be far different. Though there are many good and well thought out ides used in many of those stories.However some people get easily carried away...
by Murdockinations on Jul 13, 2015

Prepping for the Apocalypse - Sci Fi, or just life?

I love a good science fiction, horror film or apocalypse book or film. But those are fiction. Reality can be far different. Though there are many good and well thought out ides used in many of those stories.However some people get easily carried away...
by Murdockinations on Jul 13, 2015

Clever Preparedness Quiz, 69 Freebies, + Free Land in America

  Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people… www.poormansurvivor.net   ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources "When law and morality contradict each other, the citizen has the cruel alternativ...
by Urban Survival Resources on May 31, 2015

Chicago Magazine Article On Area Preppers

This morning I read an article on the Chicago Magazine website that focused on Chicago-area preppers- particularly those in the suburbs. Rod O’Connor spoke to preppers residing in Downers Grove, Glenview, and on the North Side for his piece, in whi...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 28, 2015

Brian Peek of AlternativeMedia.org Discusses Love, Evolution, and Thriving Outside “The Matrix”

Many "truthers" get a bad rap for being too radical and extreme. Brian Peek of AlternativeMedia.org explains his views on what humanity needs to do in order to evolve.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Apr 22, 2015

Camp Independence 2015 To Take Place On May 16 In Winamac, Indiana

Last night, I informed Chicago-area readers that I knew about two preparedness/survival-related shows planned for May next door in Indiana. The first of these is the Indiana Prepper & Survival Expo (May 2-3, Valparaiso), which I blogged about la...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 15, 2015

Indiana Prepper & Survival Expo To Be Held May 2-3 In Valparaiso

Chicago-area blog readers- I know of two preparedness/survival-related shows planned for May next door in Indiana. The first of these is the Indiana Prepper & Survival Expo, billed as the “largest preparedness and sustainable living event in I...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 14, 2015

RK Shows Prepper Show At Indiana State Fairgrounds On April 18-19

Monday afternoon I got the chance to poke around Prepper Shows USA some more and spotted an event three hours away in Indiana in a little less than three weeks from now. From the website: RK Shows Prepper Show Indiana State Fairgrounds Indianapolis,...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 31, 2015

Great Lakes Emergency Preparedness Expo To Be Held In Birch Run, Michigan, On April 11

This week, I plan to get a jump on blogging about April survival-related training in the Chicago area. But before I begin, here’s an educational opportunity two weekends from now some local readers might decide is worth the road trip. From the Prep...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 30, 2015


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