This article is a guest post from our good friend Dan @ ModernSurvivalOnline.com. We all have problems preventing us from prepping the way we want to. Whether this means retreating to the wilderness (or at least the suburbs) to live a worry-free and self-sufficient life, or having one year stockpile – there are plenty of […]
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Bugging Out vs. Hunkering Down
What Would You Do In a Bug Out vs. Hunker Down Emergency Situation? The idea of Bugging Out vs. Hunkering Down in an emergency situation is never cut and dry in our opinion. The type of situation, your preparedness and your location would really determine which is the best logical choice. Bugging Out is the idea […]
National Preparedness Month is September!
National Preparedness Month is Here. If you haven’t recently, now might be a good time to access your overall preparedness during National Preparedness Month. With so many reasons to have some of the essentials you’ll need on a daily basis at your disposal, it makes sense to take some time to do a needs assessment. […]
Official Berkey Response to Toledo Ohio Algae Bloom
ALGAE BLOOM – FAQ Below is some information that might be helpful, with respect to the recent Algae Bloom and resulting contamination of the water supply to Toledo, Ohio: “…Cyanobacterial cells range in size from 0.5-1 μm to 40 μm in diameter…” In other words, it’s a long skinny bacteria. Reference:http://huey.colorado.edu/cyanobacteria/about/cyanobacteria.php Internet research seems to […]
Easy and inexpensive portable solar water heater DIY for under $10.00
Portable Solar water heater is a great survival tool to have in your preps. Hot water is something we all will want every day and especially in a SHTF scenario or unexpected emergency or disaster. It may not be something you’ll necessarily have access too without some forethought on your part. We’ve seen a lot […]
If You Don’t Put Together Your 72 Hour Survival Kit Now You’ll Hate Yourself Later!
Do you have a 72 Hour Survival Kit? Guest Post by M.D. Creekmore from www.thesurvivalistblog.net This short modified excerpt is from my book 31 Days to Survival – this would also make a good bug out bag packing list, with a few modifications… As with any “prepping shopping list” you’ll need to tailor the suggestions listed below […]
DIY of the day -Awesome & Inexpensive Camping Sink
Have you ever been camping and thought, “I sure could use a bigger sink right now?” In our daily journey through the web to find you helpful Diy projects, we came across an easy to follow inexpensive Camping Sink Diy made from a flexible Rubbermaid tub with a sink basket in the bottom and a […]
Beekeeper Tips for Rookies
Doesn’t the idea of becoming a beekeeper, gathering your own backyard honey for your family sound like a responsible self reliance skill to master? I have to admit in theory it sounds like the right thing to do for my family. In reality however, I am not sure I’m ready to take on a swarming […]
Hygiene – Keeping Clean in a Survival Situation
Hygiene – Keeping Clean in a Survival Situation In a SHTF situation, many urgent needs must be met: Is there enough food? Is there a source of clean water? Is there a safe shelter? Is there a means to protect yourself and your belongings? Are my teeth clean? Wait, what? Believe it or not, good […]
10 Skills for Survival Every Prepper NEEDS to Know!
Here are 10 skills for survival every prepper needs to know. A lot of people want to join in on the prepper movement, but they aren’t sure where to begin because there’s a lot to learn! Do you begin with canned food storage? Or do you invest in a water purification system? Or do you […]