Even the most innocent outings are potential survival situations.
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.
One of the problems faced with an EMP (Electromagnetic Pulse) is that your well will not be pumping water into your home. For those living in urban areas and are relying on municipal water, your water could also be short-lived and it’s important to have a backup plan.
Honey has the capacity to last a lifetime – but there is no guarantee it will. If improperly stored, it can crystallize, ferment and go bad. This article will explain, what, when and why’s of how to perfectly store your honey for long-term use, as well as explain what mistakes to avoid.
Use this time to hone your skills and learn the habits of these two common pan fish. It can benefit you in the long run and add to your survivability for when it hits the fan.
Venturing out to play the waiting game when hunting for food can be time consuming and at times, unsuccessful. Learn which trees and bushes wild game are naturally attracted too.
These three ways to open a can without a can opener are listed in order of “least convenient” to “most convenient.”
The Crossbow is a useful hunting tool for supplying game, survival, and as an all-around great tool to practice marksmanship.
Make some room in your prepper pantry for this super survival food. It will supplement your diet and give you the extra protein and fats your body needs in times of trouble.
Understanding how underutilized this food source is can give you an upper-hand for a time when food may not be as readily available.
When the trucks in America stop, all commerce and delivery stops with it.
In a disaster or a collapse, you’ll need to feed the family. Fishing gear that is both clean and maintained in working order will not then be leisure toys: your gear will be survival tools.
Storing protein powder is a pantry essential for emergency food storage. Ensure that your family has this essential nutrient stored and ready to go!
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.
Let’s take a look at four types of stoves: Sterno, heat-tablet, propane, and liquid fuel.
Natural emergencies not only disrupt our lives but our food supplies as well. Learn how to protect your perishable food supply during power disruptions and how to maintain basic sanitation practices during emergencies.
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.
The Chia seed is much more than part of a novelty planter – it is a tiny little powerhouse that can add a lot of benefits to your long-term food storage while only taking up a small amount of space.
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.
Traveling can be fun, but going through the Transportation Security Administrations checkpoints can leave you feeling exploited and defenseless. The TSA’s rules are constantly changing, and it can be difficult to know what you are allowed to have on a plane. Because of this, we’ve broken down the best survival and self-defense tools TSA will allow in this handy guide.
This self-defense training tool that will give you the opportunity to learn new skills and reinforce old ones in your repertoire.
Rebuilding is an inevitable part of putting our lives back together after a disaster. Relief workers are still on the island trying to rebuild Haiti and have begun their reconstruction process using 50 tools.
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.
The bottom line is that most of us are in a vehicle and/or away from home much of the day, whether winter or summer. Winter is a little different, as it poses challenges and perils that are not necessarily addressed as easily as in the warmer months.
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.
Anyone who had the displeasure of evacuating is aware of the frustration and heightened stress levels you experience. Having a vehicle that is well stocked and evacuation ready is your ticket to a less chaotic and stressful encounter. Here are 5 ways to keep your vehicle evacuation ready.
Emergency responders claim two women’s lives were saved in a recent mountain rescue because they knew this basic winter survival skill.
Trying to make fire from ice isn’t as easy as everyone makes it out to be. It’s not as simple as shaping a piece of ice into a lens and letting the sun shine through it.
Check out these cheap yet effective home security tips to keep your home safe and secure while making sure you have as much of your budget as possible to use for your prep.