Winter is in full swing, and we need to be ready! You never know when the next winter storm will hit, so be ready by following this list of ways to prepare.
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12 Apps for Survival
When you’re camping or in a survival situation, you have to use every tool you can. Don’t forget your smartphone! Even if you’re off the grid, these 12 smartphone apps just might help save your life.
Cold Weather Layering Systems, Stay Warm
With winter in full swing, being able to stay warm is more than nice. It’s key to comfort, especially if you’re working outdoors. I’ve talked to a few folks recently and I was a bit surprised at how few of them actually understand the concept of layering their clothing. One friend said, “Yeah, that sounds […]
Chromium 6…Are You Drinking It?
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about chromium 6 (AKA hexavalent chromium) being detected in over 75% of 60,000+ samples of drinking water tested nationwide. The tests were required of water utilities throughout the U.S. by the EPA. Samples were taken between 2013 and 2015, with estimates suggesting over 200 million+ Americans […]
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 […]
Items a prepper should never throw away
What are some items a prepper should never throw away It’s National Preparedness month in September and you’ll see a lot of information about getting prepared and the types of things you should have on hand. An important aspect of getting prepared should also include making the most out of the things you might already […]
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 […]
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 […]
Do You Drink Enough Water Now?
Did you drink enough water today? Every year, we spend hours making sure our emergency supplies are well stocked. We’ll store canned goods, rations, tools, and even water (with accompanying water filters, of course). Many of us think we’re pretty well prepared. However, much like you should eat what you store and store what you […]
DIY MREs You Can Make At Home
Do you have MRE’s in your food storage? Are you prepared in the event you have to leave in a hurry? Do you have a Bug-Out -Bag or a 72-hour kit? These packs are made in advance with the intention of being able to grab something when you are in a hurry and you […]