Today, we celebrate Independence. Many will light fireworks and eat hamburgers & hot dogs to celebrate a day off of work. We found an article that points out 9 things many folks don’t know about the 4th of July.
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What The Situation In Kiev Teaches Us About Cash
One of the most common preparedness pieces of advice is to get out of debt. When you’re out of debt, you can begin planning for your future. Recent events in Kiev teach us about cash. There’s a lot more to financial preparedness than simply paying down your credit card. Getting those creditors off your back […]
DIY: Kid Wash Water Activity
With summer comes the potential for kids & parents alike to get stir-crazy…so here’s a fun project that will keep the munchkins entertained, especially if they can play with WATER! Now, be sure it’s not too hot outside. Just because they’ll be playing in water, sunburns come easy & adequate hydration is always important. Click […]
Guest Post: 7 Survival Myths That Will Get You Killed
The following post was written by Jeremy Knauff @ How To Survive It…here’s a condensed version with bullet points. 1. You can cut open a cactus for water. You can cut open a cactus, and it does contain fluid, but don’t expect to hydrate yourself this way. You won’t get into a cactus without an axe, […]
25 Non-Toxic Coffee Recipes
Being without a cup-of-joe in the morning is a deal breaker for millions of folks…but not for me. I drink coffee on occasion & not regularly. I use to take pride in preparing my grandpa his cup of black coffee in the morning…his approval of my coffee making skills made my day each time I […]
Featured: Propane Primer by Backdoor Survival
Backdoor Survival (run by our friend Gaye) has produced a great article on Integrating Propane Into Your Prepping Strategy. The article was written by her technical consultant Chris Newman. I found it informative & a definite read for anyone with our kind-of-mindset…be ready just-in-case! Here’s an excerpt: What is Propane? Propane is a gaseous byproduct […]
FREE Download: The Preparedness Review, Spring 2013
Todd Sepulveda (creator or Prepper Website) invited both Jeff & I to provide articles for The Preparedness Review, and we happily accepted. Jeff’s article is titled Don’t Waste Your Time…There’s Prepping to Do, and David’s article is titled Are You Knot Ready? Here are excerpts from both: I’m convinced that time management skills are what […]
What Makes A Good Survival Knife?
Here’s a relatively short article that introduces some basic elements you want to be aware of if you’re just learning about survival knives & considering investing in a couple for your gear. Click on the image below to read the article at Survivalogic.com:
According to Nestlé, Water Should Be Privatized!
So…a friend had posted this link on Facebook & I took a moment to watch it over a lunch break. I’m glad I did. Take a watch & if you get a chance, share a brief thought about what you think about what he said? A person in his situation answers to the company’s board […]
Featured: A Blade from a Bearing Race
Remember the word “craftsmanship”? Yeah, that word. This knife isn’t manufactured in a factory; it’s crafted. That’s a huge difference in quality & the unique identity of the finished product. I have friends that are MAJOR fans of knives, as well as blades in general. I mean, these guys are willing to spend upwards of […]