Preparedness

How To Store Seeds for the Long Term

How To Store Seeds for the Long Term

Whether or not you currently have a food garden, practical wisdom says you should stash away some heirloom seeds for the long term.

If the time ever came when food . . .

Outfitting A Camper For Bugging Out

Outfitting A Camper For Bugging Out

A lot of people are buying campers to live in part of the year, full time, or have on hand in case they need to get out during an emergency . . .

Checking In With BDS Readers

Checking In With BDS Readers

A lot has happened over the last 4 months when we first started hearing about what is now being called COVID-19.

While there is a lot of arguing and . . .

Finding The Best Soil Test Kit

Finding The Best Soil Test Kit

Soil is one of the most valued properties for a prepper. I never understood this until I was a certain age. My father grew up on a farm and worked . . .

Propane vs Gas Generators: What to Consider

Propane vs Gas Generators: What to Consider

Power generators are an essential part of most prepping master plans. While solar power is an option a backup generator offers many people a better alternative and access to power . . .

How To Dehydrate Eggs

How To Dehydrate Eggs

If you have a few chickens it is easy to find yourself in the position of having a lot of eggs all at once certain times of the year. For . . .

Foodsaver Gamesaver Vacuum Sealer Review

Foodsaver Gamesaver Vacuum Sealer Review

There are a lot of vacuum sealers out there. With so many people growing gardens, hunting, fishing, or raising their own proteins at home, vacuum sealers have enjoyed a resurgence . . .

How Long Does Canned Food Really Last? 

How Long Does Canned Food Really Last? 

One of the biggest chores that preppers face is the accumulation of an emergency food supply. Prepping is not a new adventure. Many cultures have lived a prepping lifestyle. The . . .

Best Herbs and Spices for Preppers

Best Herbs and Spices for Preppers

Putting back food is an essential part of prepping. Spices may not have a lot of calories or nutritional value necessarily but they can go a long way towards making . . .

How to Use Pool Shock to Purify Water

How to Use Pool Shock to Purify Water

There is much confusion surrounding the use of pool shock to purify water. In this article, the steps are broken down in an easy to understand manner.

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