Archive | Educational

Why Refill My Water Storage?

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrShare

How much drinking water storage do you have? When did you last replenish/recycle your drinking water storage? Regardless of the claims made by the company that provided the water “preservative” you used in order to secure a shelf-life for your water, it is recommended that you cycle through your water storage and replenish it every […]

View More · 3

Prepper Loneliness

Feeling alone or that you’re the only one who “gets it” is not uncommon for us Preppers. I’m not referring to the stereotypical Doomsday Prep…well, you know what I’m talking about. On the journey toward greater Self-Reliance (The Journey), we often find ourselves saving up for another important purchase, working on that project until we […]

View More · 3

Free Download: Education After the Collapse by Todd Sepulveda

Our good friend Todd Sepulveda from PrepperWebsite.com has a great eBook that I am in the process of reading. Usually, I’ve got an aggressive list of reading material that I have to shorten before I add another in place of the most recent finish. I’ve known about Todd’s eBook Education After the Collapse for a […]

View More · 0

Thyroid Disease in Survival Situations by Doom and Bloom

We recently enjoyed some time in Hickory, North Carolina with Dr. Bones & Nurse Amy of Doom and Bloom. As always, they offered their suturing classes which SELL OUT at every Self-Reliance Expo! The Dr. & Nurse recently featured an article on thyroid disease that we find valuable. Here it is: Hey Prepper Nation, The […]

View More · 3

Featured Post: Bug Out Bags: Build your own or buy ready-made? -The Survival Mom™

We recently returned from the 2012 Survival Expo in Las Vegas this last weekend. It was a fun trip that allowed us to see our friends and make new ones. One of our friends we were very happy to see there was Lisa “The Survival Mom” Bedford and her husband. Lisa was kind enough to […]

View More · 31

Triple Threats of Hurricanes & Hurricane Bug-Out-Bag

For those of us who don’t live in a danger zone for hurricanes, the most significant threats posed by a hurricane include the following: High Waves & Storm Surge High Winds Heavy Rain & Flash Floods Waves & Surge- The most fatal mistake often made with regard to response by residents during a hurricane threat, is […]

View More · 5

Printable Checklist: The Preparedness Test by Gaye Levy

Our friend Gaye Levy (Survival Woman) from BackdoorSurvival.com recently posted an article with 29 questions to help you determine & secure your level of preparedness…when an urgent event strikes. After reading the questions, is there anything that you think needs to be included or that you feel is important but wasn’t included? If so, please […]

View More · 13

Video: Sharpening a Knife Without Tools

A knife is an integral tool for any prepper and every toolbox. In the event that you find yourself on an extended outdoor stay (as our former Navy SEAL friend Madison Parker would say) and don’t have your knife sharpening stone with you, the tips that David from BushCraftOnFire offers in this video will help […]

View More · 0

DIY: How to Make a Penny Can Stove

Our good friend Sootch00 recently made a video on how to make your very own mini-stove that burns on denatured alcohol. You simply use aluminum cans and cut them to specific measurements as the video show. If you decide to do this project, be very careful and use all the necessary safety equipment to avoid […]

View More · 3