Tag Archives: storage

Food Storage Overvie -After water, food is the next most important topic for the survivalist.

Food Storage Overview After water, food is the next most important topic for the survivalist. It is possible to survive for weeks without food, but who would want to? During a prolonged emergency there will be a lot of work to do. Everyone will be better able to perform their chores if they are well-nourished and satisfied. A healthy and balanced diet will also help keep resistance to disease high—an essential pa

Prep Blog Review: Are You Ready For September?

National Preparedness Month is just around the corner. It should be a time of reviewing our skills, stockpile and weak spots. The worry that still keeps me up at night? WATER. Here are some fresh blog findings that helped.  What are you doing for prepping this September and how can we help? 1. Let’s Talk About Water Storage “I’ll start off by saying that I’m in west Georgia and the bulk of our state has

5 Principles of Preparedness The Five Principles of Preparedness

There are basic principles that keep us and our families grounded that are key to our happiness as a family unit while we Walk the Path of the Prepper.  There is safety and peace that comes from having car insurance, home insurance, medical insurance,etc.  What many families frequently ignore is “Standard of Living Insurance”.  At its heart, this is what Preparedness, Self Reliance, Prepping – however you

How To Build A Portable Survival Garden

There are several reasons why you’d want to build a portable garden, but today we’re going to focus on building a portable garden for bugging out. Some of you may only have space in the back of your car or truck, and some of you have a hitch that can pull an entire shed or trailer. If you’re planning on building a large portable survival garden, it should probably have walls for two reasons: you don’t want

Food Storage Containers

  This is a very wide and varied topic as you can store your emergency food supplies in a lot of different ways. As you have already seen, there are a half dozen ways to process your food in the first place. Using your own containers usually applies to most dried goods. Canned foods (either metal cans or glass jars) do not need any additional containers, and the needs for frozen foods has already been address

7 Prepper Food Storage Mistakes

7 Prepper Food Storage Mistakes   1 – VARIETY Most people don’t have enough variety in their storage. 95% of the people I’ve worked with only stored the 4 basic items we mentioned earlier: wheat, milk, honey, and salt. Statistics show most of us won’t survive on such a diet for several reasons. Many people are allergic to wheat and may not be aware of it until they are eating it meal after meal. Wheat

Water Storage Tips

Water Storage Tips They say each person uses seventy gallons a day. That includes, cooking, drinking, flushing the toilet, and showers. During an emergency you can get by with ten gallons a day pretty good except when you wash clothes. For your survival preps you should count on two gallons of water per-person per-day as an absolute minimum. My personal in-home stash has enough water for about 40 days for six p

10 Things That We Can Learn About Shortages And Preparation From The Economic Collapse In Greece

When the economy of a nation collapses, almost everything changes.  Unfortunately, most people have never been through anything like that, so it can be difficult to know how to prepare.  For those that are busy preparing for the coming global financial collapse, there is a lot to be learned from the economic depression that is happening right now in Greece.  Essentially, what Greece is experiencing is a low leve

3 Herbs that Beat Anxiety

Without question, the composted waste of a successfully abundant harvest is favorable to packaging ridden landfills. Though, in the absence of hungry friends, family, and neighbors we must ask ourselves, is our acceptance of spoilage and degree of composting necessary? If you are like many, a plethora of knowledge which should have been passed down from your grandmother was replaced by the refrigerator and freezer.

Spaghetti Zucchini Bake: Pasta Food Storage Recipes

Spaghetti Zucchini Bake in the pan. Doesn’t it look DELICIOUS?! Here it is on the plate. I love all of that great color. We all eat with our eyes first and I’ve definitely found that it tastes better when it has a lot of color and looks great on the plate. This recipe is full of things your kids love! Spaghetti sauce, pasta, and cheese just to name a few and a lot of it can come from your 3-month supply of fo

Dehydrating Eggs

Four dozen dehydrated eggs in a quart jar A few years ago I started dehydrating my extra eggs over the spring, summer, and fall.  The main reason I did this was because from about November until March our chickens don’t lay eggs up here in the cold north, with our short winter days.  We didn’t like having to eat store-bought eggs during the months our chickens got their break from laying.  In the