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I’ve been getting a lot of feedback from new subscribers to the Survival Pulse email newsletter (our prepper & survivalist news mail out; you can subscribe here if you’re interested) letting me know that they’re having difficulty at home with spouses who…
I’ve been getting a lot of feedback from new subscribers to the Survival Pulse email newsletter (our prepper & survivalist news mail out; you can subscribe here if you’re interested) letting me know that they’re having difficulty at home with spouses who don’t approve of prepping in general, and spending money on preparedness in particular.… Read More
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Not too long ago, we received a question from @RayBurton on Twitter about whether or not we’d done an article on emergency home heating in cold climates. Well, we haven’t, even though I’m from Canada and Thomas & I lived there together for 5 years – so…
Not too long ago, we received a question from @RayBurton on Twitter about whether or not we’d done an article on emergency home heating in cold climates. Well, we haven’t, even though I’m from Canada and Thomas & I lived there together for 5 years – so the fact that we haven’t is a bit… Read More
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Unless you’re new here (hell, even if you are new here) in most cases you’ll know that Thomas has a little bit of a knife addiction. Calling him obsessed is probably severely under-representing the nature of his relationship with knives; he collects them,…
Unless you’re new here (hell, even if you are new here) in most cases you’ll know that Thomas has a little bit of a knife addiction. Calling him obsessed is probably severely under-representing the nature of his relationship with knives; he collects them, uses them religiously, fondles them regularly, is in one of the happiest… Read More
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1. Spilling the Beans on the Cat’s Pyjamas: Popular Expressions – What They Mean and How We Got Them – Thoughtful Christmas present that should be useful in helping me descipher all these odd Britishisms. 2. Vintage Ronson Viking Lighter 3. Spyderco Pingo…
1. Spilling the Beans on the Cat’s Pyjamas: Popular Expressions – What They Mean and How We Got Them – Thoughtful Christmas present that should be useful in helping me descipher all these odd Britishisms. 2. Vintage Ronson Viking Lighter 3. Spyderco Pingo Orange Handled Slip Joint UK-Legal EDC Knife Facebook Pinterest Twitter Flipboard StumbleUponshares
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1. Baladeo Papagayo Lime Green Handle Folding Knife 2. Motorola Moto X Play Cell Phone + Misc Cell Case from eBay 3. Fidget Cube in Green & Black – Bought this recently. Very addictive and great when you are stuck in queues or otherwise stressful…
1. Baladeo Papagayo Lime Green Handle Folding Knife 2. Motorola Moto X Play Cell Phone + Misc Cell Case from eBay 3. Fidget Cube in Green & Black – Bought this recently. Very addictive and great when you are stuck in queues or otherwise stressful situations as a way of taking your mind off the present. 4. Olight ST25-XML2 Cree… Read More
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When we talk about first aid kits, we often think in terms of emergency supplies we’ll carry on ourselves everyday should we have a medical emergency when hiking, backpacking, flying on a plane, or doing any other potentially risky activities. Today,…
When we talk about first aid kits, we often think in terms of emergency supplies we’ll carry on ourselves everyday should we have a medical emergency when hiking, backpacking, flying on a plane, or doing any other potentially risky activities. Today, however, we won’t be talking in terms of specific emergencies to have particular first aid… Read More
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Knife forging is a hot topic amongst knife aficionados and collectors. I feel it’s safe to say that there isn’t a single aficionado or collector in the knife industry who hasn’t formed an opinion on “forged knives.” There’s a reason I’m putting that in…
Knife forging is a hot topic amongst knife aficionados and collectors. I feel it’s safe to say that there isn’t a single aficionado or collector in the knife industry who hasn’t formed an opinion on “forged knives.” There’s a reason I’m putting that in quotes – and that’s because what people mean when they say… Read More
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Martial law is a topic that comes up time and time again in even the mainstream media, and yet very few understand what it is from a legal sense and what the implications are for everyday citizens and those of us more serious about preparing for the worst…
Martial law is a topic that comes up time and time again in even the mainstream media, and yet very few understand what it is from a legal sense and what the implications are for everyday citizens and those of us more serious about preparing for the worst if it is ever enacted again (yes,… Read More
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Over the years, I’ve discovered that concentrating on one big goal at a time is the very best way to make any resolution stick long enough to become a habit. Want to eat healthier, exercise more, and quit smoking? Doing it all at once is probably the…
Over the years, I’ve discovered that concentrating on one big goal at a time is the very best way to make any resolution stick long enough to become a habit. Want to eat healthier, exercise more, and quit smoking? Doing it all at once is probably the quickest way to spell disaster, and trying to… Read More
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I’m a prepper and, at one point, I never understood the answer to this question myself. My line of thinking: if there are preppers out there like me who are preparing for doomsday, they must be extremely misguided. It’s unlikely that the end of the world…
I’m a prepper and, at one point, I never understood the answer to this question myself. My line of thinking: if there are preppers out there like me who are preparing for doomsday, they must be extremely misguided. It’s unlikely that the end of the world as we know it (abbreviated TEOTWAWKI from this point… Read More
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This past Black Friday/Cyber Monday I wasn’t too happy with the deals we shared on this site, and started thinking about how the sales we’d gotten throughout the year had actually been better deals then the vast majority of the items we’d snagged during…
This past Black Friday/Cyber Monday I wasn’t too happy with the deals we shared on this site, and started thinking about how the sales we’d gotten throughout the year had actually been better deals then the vast majority of the items we’d snagged during these “sale holidays.” It’s pretty disappointing when you hang your hopes… Read More
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It’s no secret to pretty much anyone who knows me that I’m a prepper. If you take the time to do a quick search on Google for my name, you’ll discover this blog – who I am, and essentially, what I do at home. I’m very public about my prepping. So…
It’s no secret to pretty much anyone who knows me that I’m a prepper. If you take the time to do a quick search on Google for my name, you’ll discover this blog – who I am, and essentially, what I do at home. I’m very public about my prepping. So you’ll know that I take… Read More
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The official Google+ Page for survival and preparedness blog More Than Just Surviving.

More Than Just Surviving discusses topics under the umbrellas of wilderness survival, bushcraft, and personal preparedness.

The blog also features everyday carry pocket and purse dumps every other week, and many in-depth gear reviews on items like knives, flashlights, packs, and other important survival + prepper gear.

To find out more about the blog, visit our about page.


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