Newest Newsletter Shares Survival Information with Readers

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The informative Digital Newsletter for January 17, 2013 has been released by is a non-politically biased source that is geared toward the survival side of prepping. has published the latest edition of its informational Newsletter, with tips on using wild plants for food, supplying a Bug Out Bag with practical items, and baking an age old bread recipe.

The main article of the Newsletter was written by contributor Patricia Scholes, the newest addition to Survival Life’s growing team of expert writers. Scholes is the author of “Surviving Hard Times: A Living Book,” which details her shared lessons on preparing and learning to survive despite life’s setbacks.

The article focuses on cattails, which Scholes calls a “backyard survival superstore.” They can be used as food, insulation from weather, kindling, and a number of other important aspects of survival. Scholes shares tips on identifying the right kind of cattails, and avoiding mistakes with poisonous lookalikes.

“So many people walk right past a stand of cattails, never even giving them a thought but with a little know-how it can easily save your life,” wrote Scholes.

The Survival Tip of the Day comes from Managing Editor ‘Above Average’ Joe, and it details an ancient bread recipe for hardtack, which he thinks every prepper should know about.

“Hardtack is simple, it has three basic ingredients and takes roughly a 1/2 hour of cook time to prepare,” Joe wrote in the article. “This is one of the most cost effective long term survival foods that you can make.”

The Practical Prepper section takes a look at some good items to add to a Bug Out Bag, which is meant to be kept ready in case of a quick evacuation. The article includes two inexpensive and reliable supplies that were found to be the best available.

“If you’re looking for a stove, pot and other utensils on a budget for your “bug out bag “ (BOB), then you might be interested in some of the items I have been using,” the article said. It was written by contributor “Camper Cal,” who is sharing his best advice on survival equipment. is a non-politically biased source that is geared toward the survival side of prepping. Subscriptions to the daily Newsletter brings all of the latest information from straight to readers’ inboxes.

Whether readers need wilderness survival tips or strategies to plan for an urban disaster, covers it all. Well on its way to becoming a preeminent member of the survival blog-o-sphere, is contributing to the conversation and hopes readers do as well.

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