Don’t take “independence” out of Independence Day!

Independence Day, unfortunately referred to by most as commonly known as the “Fourth of July”, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, where we declared our independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain and the tyrannical control of King George. Interestingly, during the American […]

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Site Update: Newsletter sign-ups!

If you’d like us to tell you when we’ve posted a new prepper article to make sure you don’t miss some important tip, trick, or Prepper Perspective™ topic, please take note of our Newsletter sign-up box on the left. Type your email address in the box and hit the “sign up” button, we’ll send you […]

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In Case of Emergency

Common Utah Non-Emergency Contact Numbers (by county)

Sometimes you need to report something to appropriate authorities, but it’s not an emergency. In those cases calling 9-1-1, or the local emergency number can tie up emergency resources for something that isn’t an emergency. Remember, 9-1-1 should only be used to save a life, stop a crime, or report a fire. Anything else should go through […]

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Cooking Sunday Dinner in the Sun Oven

Cooking takes energy, a LOT of energy! Where that energy is sourced varies. You might cook with gas or electricity on a daily basis. You might use electricity converted into microwaves. You might cook on a grill or even over a fire. In all cases, you need fuel. Fuel can be expensive, and fuel can […]

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Water Storage: Where should I store all my water?

Drinking water can (and should) be stored for easy access should an emergency arise. Emergencies could range from floods, to storms, to simple contamination of your culinary water supply (it happens all the time when a raccoon or other animal falls into the water tank). Water should be stored in containers that aren’t prone to […]

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Lifetime Dual Compost Tumbler 60072

First-Look at the New Lifetime Dual Compost Tumbler

Any backyard gardener knows the value of fresh, nutrient-rich compost. Using scraps from your own table and trimmings from your yard and garden, then turning them into rich, black compost can return organic material to your soil, retain moisture, and fertilize your yard and garden. Making compost isn’t that hard, but turning it can sometimes […]

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12-Steps to Prep: You’re invited!

Those of you who are in Northern Utah and have some free time this weekend, we’re hosting a “12-Step Prep” class at our home. Topics will cover water, sanitation, fuel, cooking without power, and more! Seating is limited, so if you’re interested please RSVP to my wife as soon as possible: Saturday June 9th, 2012 […]

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