Stories from an SHTF Christmas: An Interview with Selco

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By Daisy Luther If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Have you ever thought about what an SHTF Christmas would be like after an end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it event? I’m not talking about a minor issue that just affects a few people, but a full-on disaster that changes everything. Today, we have a first-hand look at what a post-collapse holiday is really like. I interviewed my friend Selco, of SHTF School, …

These 8 Places Around the World Are Actively Preparing for Nuclear War

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By Daisy Luther If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Everywhere, it seems like officials are actively preparing for the possibility of nuclear war. Tensions are high in practically every corner of the world but somehow, despite the proliferation of imminent threats, many people are still blithely unaware of the hell that could be unleashed. Due to tensions between the US and North Korea, the world is …

101 Easy Ways to Prep Every Day

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By Daisy Luther Do you prep every day? A lot of people have the wrong idea about the preparedness lifestyle. They think it’s all big things, like digging a bunker, buying a year’s worth of food at a time, having an arsenal, or moving to an off-grid retreat in the mountains where you will live in conditions so austere it would seem like you took a vow of poverty. But really, the thing that makes …

Season’s Beatings: The 2017 Black Friday Video Hall of Shame

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By Daisy Luther Another year, another humiliating Black Friday in the bag. American shoppers continued to embarrass themselves in the eyes of the world during this year’s brawl shopping extravaganza. While smart shoppers stayed home and avoided the insanity by ordering gifts online, the melees were alive and well in malls and big box stores across the country. Things started off with a bang – literally – when a guy got shot in Missouri and last night when mall …

The Psychology of Desperate People: 15 Dead, 40 Injured in Food Stampede in Morocco

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By Daisy Luther In prepper lore, there is a theory about how badly desperate people are likely to behave. Many folks outside the community scoff at this theory. They believe that we have become more civilized than to utilize violent measures when hunger strikes. But an incident in Morocco the other day showed us exactly how hungry people behave. And it isn’t pretty. Food was being distributed in a rural market in Sidi Boulaalam, a poor village. …

Financial Problems: The Most Likely Disaster to Strike Anyone

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By Daisy Luther Preppers think about a lot of doomy, gloomy stuff about various types of apocalypses. After all, disaster is everywhere. We watch the spread of pandemics, like the pneumonic plague and Ebola. We prepare for hurricanes and wildfires. We keep our eye on events that could turn into episodes of civil unrest, watch the weather for pending snow storms, and have kits to see us through power outages. Every prepper knows about the terrifying threat of an EMP and many of us are well …

What Ever Happened to Amy of The Tightwad Gazette?

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By Daisy Luther It’s no secret to anyone who has read my website for a while that The Tightwad Gazette books changed my life. If you don’t know the story, here’s the CliffsNotes version. When my first daughter was a month old, my husband lost his job. We had a new baby and not one penny of income. We were young, had nothing in savings, and there was a glitch in the unemployment paperwork that left us …

In Just 5 Days Without Trucks, Chaos Would Erupt in America

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By Daisy Luther Have you ever thought about how fast things could go sideways in America?  What if we went 5 days without trucks moving supplies across the country? Have you considered how JUST ONE THING could change the world as we know it? The video below has been around for several years, but if you haven’t seen it in a while, it is worth watching again. Think for a moment about what would happen if …