5 Dollar Preps: DIY Fire Starter Being able to start a fire in an emergency situation is critical to your survival. Fire provides warmth, comfort, protection, and the ability to purify water. A low cost do it yourself fire starter might be just what you are looking for.
When thinking about dehydrating food for a survival situation, you most likely will be planning for the “Extended” and/or the “Long Term” levels in the Survival Food Pyramid. When I first began dehydrating, I started with small batches and vacuum bags for storage. From my experience, this seemed to be
A bad situation is what we all anticipate happening? Is this not what prepping is all about anyway? Regardless of the failure of the world, we prepare for the same outcome. We are smart enough to plan for a SHTF event. We are also paranoid enough to lay a groundwork
Are you prepared for an emergency evacuation due to Mother Nature? Between forest fires, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and other natural and/or man-made disasters, none of us are completely immune to the threat of having to bug out from our homes.
A Request In the comments of an earlier article we were asked to consider the Vegan survivalist. I have been doing some study into the special problems faced by Vegans; this is the result. First, I am not a practicing Vegetarian or Vegan so if I have made any
Security requires a constant effort that not only involves keeping a watchful eye on your property, but also maintaining practices that mitigate the risk of loss or damage. It usually helps to have good relationships with friends and neighbors too. There are many crimes that are prevented or cut short
When it comes to food storage, some folks ask “Is it really necessary?” But recent events in the United States and around the globe are evidence to the fact that, sometimes, things just happen that are beyond our control. Take Hurricane Sandy, for example. Surely, the locals didn’t expect to