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Survival Lessons from Pearl Harbor
On December 7, 2022, we recognize the 81st anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. After 81 years, there are very few survivors still alive. According to reports, “As we prepare to enter 2022, the total number of Pearl Harbor survivors is estimated to be less than 1,500 — the...
Survival Skills We Can Learn from the Pilgrims
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to give thanks to those brave men and women who came before us. We are all familiar with the story of the first Thanksgiving, where the Pilgrims and the Native Americans shared a meal together to celebrate a successful harvest. But rarely...
Why Survival Supplies Are 2022's Best Christmas Gifts + 16 Best Items to Give
Hurricane Ian. The Texas Winter Storm. The War in Ukraine. Diesel shortages. 2022 has provided plenty of examples of why preparedness gear is a must-have. And what better way to give the gift that keeps on giving than to gift your loved ones with essential survival gear so they can...
What Early American Small Towns Teach Us about Survival
“The small town once occupied a central place in American culture, society, and politics, but is largely a thing of the past.” - Historian Amy S. Greenberg As Americans, we pride ourselves on our independence. Here at My Patriot Supply, we strongly believe in the need to be self-reliant. But...
Top 10 Bartering Items + Skills Every Prepper Needs
If economic times get even harder or SHTF and we find ourselves living in a collapsed society, we’ll have to rely on the items and skills we already have. Grocery stores may be shuttered. Supply chains will likely be cut off. Roads could be unmanageable. Threats will pop up on...
What Happens When They Come for Your Food? How to Protect Your Supply.
The ongoing food crisis is about to get worse, friends. When you combine shipping and supply chain issues, the conflict in Ukraine, inflated food and gas prices, and the fertilizer crisis, it creates the perfect storm for farms and grocery stores. Now add the eerie fires occurring at food processing...
12 Survival Skills All Families Should Know
As much as we hope our families will never face a disaster, the truth is we cannot prevent it from happening. That’s why your family needs to know what to do when one occurs. Whether your child gets lost in the woods or your family experiences a natural disaster while...
Cooped Up: Activities to Keep Kids Busy and You Sane
As many families are thrust into homeschooling and working remotely--and everything from parks to libraries are closed--parents have to find ways to keep their kids occupied. Sure, electronic devices and Netflix can help, but parents need a screen-free backup plan. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 15 easy crafts...
Things to Do to Entertain Yourself & Your Family While In Isolation
Even though we were warned it was a possibility, the sudden upheaval of normal American living due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) has left even the most prepared shell-shocked. With schools across the U.S. closing, more companies asking their employees to work remotely, and entire cities shutting down, it means families...
Living like the Amish: Lessons for Life without Electricity
With a population of about a quarter million within the U.S., the Amish are a protestant group descended from European Anabaptists who immigrated to the USA in the 1700s to escape persecution. If you’ve ever spent time in or driven through rural parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and other states,...
2018 Disasters in Review, How to Prepare for 2019
At the end of last year, I referred to 2017 as a monolithic disaster year. From Hurricane Maria to Southern California wildfires, we saw an extraordinary amount of damage and chaos due to a wide range of disasters. 2018 has definitely challenged 2017 for that title. With the recent California...
What’s Sheepdog Preparedness? A Deep Look
THOUGHTS ON SHEEPDOG PREPAREDNESS There’s a philosophy that gets talked about a lot in the preparedness community called the “sheepdog approach.” It comes from an analogy that describes humans as either sheep, wolves or sheepdogs. To give you a brief overview, I’ve broken down the analogy into its parts. The...
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