These 5 emergency foods are must-haves for your preparedness pantry. They’re lightweight, easy to tote and are full of nutrition.
There has never been a more appropriate time to start stocking up on long life foods that can see you through a crisis. Likewise, if you know nothing about growing vegetables this summer would be an excellent time to learn, best to make mistakes before an event than during it.
I based an entire cookbook around these 25 popular pantry items because they are low cost, versatile, have long shelf lives and do not require refrigeration. Stock up on these today before the next emergency hits.
Here’s how to build an emergency pantry that is packed with nutritious, shelf-stable foods that will help your family keep energy levels up.
I love having some “just-add-water” meals on hand for those busy days when I need to cook something fast.
These tips will help minimize mistakes, and ensure your stored food and water will be available when you most need them.
Between the blistering heat, rough terrain, and lack of water or wildlife, the desert presents peculiar challenges that are not seen anywhere else.
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.
Just a few tips in case we “go dark” and it hits the fan…chances are that you’ll have to hunt to feed your family. Make sure you do it safely.
The packets of silica gel found in vitamin bottles, boxes of new shoes, and packages of some food have many uses and can be collected for future. Here are 19 ways to utilize this essential prep.
You likely already keep a supply of basics like vegetables, fruits, meats, poultry, and grains in your freezer. However, there some items that can be frozen that might surprise you.
According to a report from August 2012 by the National Resources Defense Council, America wastes about 40 percent of its food supply. Let that sink in for a moment. Imagine going into your kitchen and just throwing away 4 pounds of food for every 10 pounds you have.
These three ways to open a can without a can opener are listed in order of “least convenient” to “most convenient.”
Finding food in the dead of winter is not impossible, you just need to know where to look and have supplies in place.
Since food is expensive and mushrooms are highly nutritious, I think it’s worth looking at some edible mushrooms even a beginner (like me) can pluck, identify and safely consume without worrying.
Nature has all that is needed to survive. Even if wild game, berries, and plants cannot be found, there are still edible choices to be found.
Salt is a life-saving, multifunctional preparedness item that all households should have stored for long term emergencies. Aside from table salt, there are natural ways of obtaining this essential mineral.
Going meatless or without any kind of animal protein won’t cause your health to suffer. All that is required by the body is a source of protein to keep it energized and functioning properly and with the five super plant foods above, this can easily be achieved.
Get smart about how to use foods in your preparedness pantry, and learn these nifty tricks on how to fill up our stomachs at the same time.
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.