Shelter and Clothing

How to Build a Warm Shelter Out of Everyday Materials in Your Home

How to Build a Warm Shelter Out of Everyday Materials in Your Home

There are ways using common household materials to keep warm when your home’s walls are insufficient to keep the proper temperature or even destroyed outright.

Best Protective Clothing: Add These Items To Your Survival Kit

Adding Protective Clothing to Your Survival Kit

Harsh UV rays, poisonous plants, insect bites and changing weather are all reasons why you should have essential protective clothing while you are outdoors. Learn more about which clothing items are the best suited to have on you while in the great outdoors.

12 Ways to Prime Your Vehicle For Winter

12 Ways to Prime Your Vehicle For Winter

Ensure that your vehicle is primed to withstand the bouts of inclement weather by checking the following items before the weather begins to change.

Winter Warmth When the Grid is Down

Winter Warmth When the Grid is Down

When the grid goes down during the frigid months of the year, and you are ill-equipped to maintain warmth in your home, you have a major survival situation on your hands. Keep reading to learn ways one mom from the North keeps her family nice and toasty when the grid goes down.

Paracord: The Most Versatile Item In Your Bug-Out Bag

Paracord: The Most Versatile Item In Your Bug-Out Bag

The question isn’t “What can you do with paracord?” It’s “What can’t you do with paracord?” Here are 50 ways to utilize this dynamic prep item in a bug-out situation.

Teaching Kids How to Survive in the Forest

Teaching Kids How to Survive in the Forest

Would your child know how to survive if they were lost in the woods? Teaching your children these steps 10 steps could save their life.

How To Stay Cool During Rolling Blackouts

How To Stay Cool During Rolling Blackouts

Rolling black outs are being threatened if high energy use continues. Learn ways to prepare for the black outs and use these tips to stay cool during the power outage.

Essential Emergency Preps: Thermo-lite 2.0 Bivvy Bag

Essential Emergency Preps: Thermo-lite 2.0 Bivvy Bag

While on a recent camping trip I had to forgo my ususal sleeping bag and use an emergency bivvy sack. Read my personal performance review on this product and why the thermo-lite bivvy sac is a must for your reserve supplies.

Fight the Cold: Homemade Pocket Warmers

Fight the Cold: Homemade Pocket Warmers

Disposable hand and feet warmers are a great way to keep the cold at bay. In addition to these nifty items assisting in maintaining proper body temperature, they can also be used to soothe sore, achy muscles. Any sewing novice can make pocket warmers with these easy directions.

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