Preparedness

Pandemic Gardening Starter Guide: From Survival Garden Layout To Preserving The Harvest

Pandemic Gardening Starter Guide: From Survival Garden Layout To Preserving The Harvest

During times of crisis, it is important to develop a good mindset by thinking about what you can do instead of what you cannot. A lot of people have decided…

Riots, Protests, and Civil Unrest: How to move and protect yourself if you must go out

Riots, Protests, and Civil Unrest: How to move and protect yourself if you must go out

I wrote the post below a few years ago but considering the state of things today, I think it is worth revisiting these lessons. As each state starts opening back…

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…

The Advantages of Hydrogel For Water Retention In Gardens

The Advantages of Hydrogel For Water Retention In Gardens

I strongly believe that one of our major capabilities of survival is adaptability. I am an engineer, but it seems that I won’t be able to survive unless I become…

Jackery 1000 Portable Power Center Review

Jackery 1000 Portable Power Center Review

Some of you have read my reviews of Jackery products. I continue to test them and use them on the farm because they have been very reliable sturdy. We have…

Sow Your Survival Oats. Recipes Featuring Oats in your Food Storage.

Sow Your Survival Oats. Recipes Featuring Oats in your Food Storage.

“What is in that big box, Dad. Is it a toy!” The rectangular box arrives unmarked and stands about 3 feet tall and two feet wide. It sure looks like…

The Many Uses of Metal and Plastic Barrels and Drums

The Many Uses of Metal and Plastic Barrels and Drums

Today when Matt and I were cleaning up and organizing so we would be in a good place to get started on some long-awaited finish work on the barn and…

Staying Ahead Of The Shortages: What To Stock Up On For The Coming Year

Staying Ahead Of The Shortages: What To Stock Up On For The Coming Year

While a lot of people are concerned about food shortages, one should not forget that there are a lot of items that make life easier or at least more enjoyable…

Best Toilet Paper Alternatives For a Long Emergency

Best Toilet Paper Alternatives For a Long Emergency

For this post, we are going to tackle a subject that some people do not want to think about and that is what do you use when the toilet paper…

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.

Prepping with Powdered Milk: The Best Powdered Milk Options

Prepping with Powdered Milk: The Best Powdered Milk Options

Milk is a staple food in a lot of homes. During an SHTF scenario, however, your access to inexpensive and readily available liquid milk might quickly disappear. The supply chain…

Best Prepper Recipes Ideas: What to Do with Stockpiled Food

Best Prepper Recipes Ideas: What to Do with Stockpiled Food

What are you going to do with all that rice and beans and other prepper foods that you have put back? This is a question that I think is important…

Hearty and Affordable Meals to Feed your Family Through Food Scarcity and Economic Depression

Hearty and Affordable Meals to Feed your Family Through Food Scarcity and Economic Depression

Mom wasn’t a prepper but you could argue that she was focused on survival. Not from the standpoint of impending doom from a crumbling economy or some other threat. Mom…

Are You Pandemic Prepared? How to Prepare for Pandemic and Survive, Too

Are You Pandemic Prepared? How to Prepare for Pandemic and Survive, Too

It seems like every time we turn around there is some deadly disease in the news. In recent years, there has been Ebola and the Avian influence A (H7N9) virus….