Recently, I’ve been bombarded with this question, Berkey Guy, how can I use my meatloaf drippings to survive? Coincidentally, our good friend Lisa Bedford answered this very question on her blog in January of 2012. Heck, she’s The Survival Mom®…survival moms always have answers! Click on the image below or Click HERE to visit today’s [...]
Lies start wars. Heck, even facts start wars! But I mentioned lies because I want you to think about this one: I could easily live a few days without electricity. I can’t. My primary source of income will be removed when the grid goes down. I have back-ups and my back-ups have back-ups. Three of [...]
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 [...]
Our good friend Fernando “The Modern Survivalist” Ferfal made this cool little video on YouTube. This fire starter is so simple that anyone can use it and it is SUPER affordable! Check it out:
This week at my CERT training, I was able to learn more about fire safety. Specifically, I learned that fire can also be described as “an exothermic reaction process where rapid oxidation of a material produces light, heat, and other products of combustion”. I learned the answer to a $64,000 question: Is oxygen itself flammable? [...]
Our friend from YouTube Sootch00 recently made a video on the most important and fundamental life sustainer: WATER. Please watch and enjoy!
This last week, I had the opportunity to participate in my first Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. I have to admit that I had been putting this off for quite some time, but am glad that I am finally getting involved now. The initial class was great. There are a few weeks remaining and [...]
Our friends at PantryParatus.com have written another great article that we are happy to share with you here today. We post it with their permission. Some swear by pressure cooking because of high altitude living constraints, meat tenderizing, energy reduction, nutrient preservation, or convenience. Other advise against it because it leaches antioxidants, makes meat stringy [...]
Manny at SurvivalNewsOnline.com just uploaded another great video. Enjoy! Be sure to tune back in for Part 2!
We all know that there are basically two-reasons to build a fire: Necessity Convenience Necessity Fire offers warmth, light, a safe method for heating and cooking food, protection, and the ability to sterilize tools and boil water. Campers and outdoor enthusiasts are no strangers to the methods of how to start a fire: matches conventional [...]