The humble safety pin has more prepper uses than you would think.
These five simple security measures will ensure your home stays out of the watchful eye of an intruder.
With meat prices steadily increasing at the grocery store, many are turning to purchasing bulk beef to save their budgets, and at the same time, bulk up their pantries for rainy days. This quick guide will teach you everything you need to know about making beef jerky and storing it for later use.
A new poll has emerged indicating that 7 in 10 Americans have less than $1,000 in savings. With the unpredictability of life, having savings is necessary. Here are 5 easy tips to build your savings.
Disasters bring out the very best and the very worst in people. Learn about the dangers that exist in donating during this chaotic time and how to do it while maintaining OPSEC.
This could be the housing solution preppers are looking for to house multiple family members during a long-term disaster.
With a little “outside of the box” thinking, you can acquire prepper items like food, tools, shelter, first aid and weaponry for pennies on the dollar.
Protect what you value the most. Here is a simple DIY project for making a faraday cage out of a simple ammunition can.
Cat litter has some very practical uses in the prepper world and may come in handy in emergency situations. Read these tips on ways to incorporate cat litter into your preps to help protect, reduce odors, stains, and help your garden grow.
This teaching strategy is what’s missing in your family preparedness planning.
The following products are the basic items a prepper can use that will help prepare to live and thrive in the aftermath of a disaster. These products encompass your very basic needs and will provide you with the beginnings of a solid collection of prepping tools.
For a home to truly be prepared, these seven characteristics must be covered. Are you ready?
The success of your preparedness endeavors is going to depend on how dedicated you are to following the organizational framework and procedures that you put in place.
Mass shootings are increasing in frequency and severity. While many are holding out hope that they will stop or that the government will get a handle on the situation, our personal security and peace of mind continue to be under attack. This begs the question on what each citizen of this country can do to survive.
Even if you accept assistance in the form of food stamps, you’ll likely struggle to afford nutritious food.
Our children live in such a drastically different world as we grew up in. Dangers seem to be around every corner, and the Internet has invited those dangers into our homes and our children’s bedrooms.
Like everything, moderation may be key when it comes to how much you let your kids play video games. Here are 5 surprising benefits kids can learn from video gaming.
This article is for those who can’t afford the brand name tactical gear or are looking for frugal and inexpensive ways to add protective gear to their reserves.
We are fortunate to live in the information age, where data can easily be accessed by a touch of a button. As preppers, we should use this to our advantage and this includes using our phones. The apps listed below could save a life – and that life could be yours.
In an emergency, this silent weapon can have deadly force.
It’s just like any other disaster. If you prepare yourself ahead of time, you stand a better chance of staying above water when everything goes to hell.
Cyber attacks are becoming more of an issue in this day and age. In fact, Wall Street admits that a cyberattack could crash our banking system at any time. Are you prepared for this type of disaster?
You can have all the preps in the world, but without a prepared mind, you will not be ready for what may come. These 8 crucial prepper principles can help you prepare your mind for a shtf lifestyle.
There are certain skills that seem essential for surviving a catastrophic event, but these are a little surprising!
There is something about glass jars being used other than their intending purpose that makes a smile creep across my face.
Tarps serve multiple purposes in an emergency situation and are great for long-term uses. Here are 10 practical uses for tarps in an emergency situation.
Tourniquets aren’t discussed often when it comes to prepping supplies; the focus seems to be on medical supplies such as antibiotics and simple first aid kit. But a tourniquet should be added to your gear, and there is one big life-saving reason why.
Winter brings about erratic weather patterns and chances are that we may be caught in them while we are driving. Having an emergency kit in our vehicles will help to ensure our basic needs are met.
The elderly are a part of the population that is the most vulnerable during times of evacuation and emergency. They face many concerns both before a disaster strikes and immediately afterward.
Survival seeds are one of those long-term preparedness measures that every family should have. If the days come when a survival garden is needed, the family will be happy to have invested in such an important prep item.