Canning Peas, Recipes & Their Nutritional Value
As many know, I am into the art of canning food for our food storage pantry. My latest venture is canning peas. I see a lot of articles out there about canning pea soup, but hardly any on canning the actual peas for later use and c [ ... ]Read More
The Why and How of Being Prepared
[intro2]Prepping is not only a way of doing things, it's a mindset. [/intro2] I want to give you a bit of history into why my family and I prep. I hope that in reading why we do what we do, that you will choose to prep if you aren't pr [ ... ]Read More
How To Make a Brick Rocket Stove for $6.08
Five Great Soaps to Prep!
If you could only prep one kind of soap, what would it be? ?? There are always hundreds of answers to that question because there really isn't a single 'best' soap to store; almost any soap is good to stock up on compared to none at all. If th [ ... ]Read More
Going Dutch: The Art and Practice of Dutch Oven Co...
Part of being a Prepper is having alternative means of doing things. As far as cooking goes, Dutch Oven cooking can be your alternative means for making food for your family should there be no normal means to do so. A Dutch Oven can cook almo [ ... ]Read More
A Winter Car Survival Kit Will Keep You Warm in Em...
By Craig Caudill When traveling in cold weather it is wise keep a winter survival kit in your car. The most obvious place to put this valuable kit is in your trunk, so unlike other survival kits, a car survival kit can be larger and more bulki [ ... ]Read More
APN Meetup Groups
The APN is now accepting applications from groups wishing to partner with us and be added to our National Meet Up Map and directory. The Prepper movement is growing exponentially and because of this, new preppers are seeking out local gro [ ... ]Read More
Training Your Dog For Survival
[caption id="attachment_11944" align="alignright" width="300"] dog-training1[/caption] There are millions of people out there who would never leave their dogs behind in any emergency situation if they can help it. That is wonderful and that so [ ... ]Read More
Pet Food - What to Store and How
The best way to protect your household from the effects of a disaster is to be prepared. If you own pets you are responsible to prepare for them as well. Many disasters could cut off your access to more pet food from the store. A prolonged power o [ ... ]Read More
Prepping with Pets
Pets are extensions of our family and we need to incorporate them into our prepping plans. With this article I hope to give you some good ideas to do just that. I am going to focus on the two most common household pets: dogs and cats. We have [ ... ]Read More
Before You Buy a Gun: Here are some considerations
Few actions require more fore-thought than purchasing a firearm. But more important than the style, caliber, action and size is the reason for buying one in the first place. Why do you want a firearm? Do you really need it? Would you be better off [ ... ]Read More
Homemade Citrus Extract
How to Make Citrus Extract and Why
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Wild Game Recipe: High Speed Venison
It was a perfect setting for a tailgate party: We were parked next to the Lochsa River in Idaho's Clearwater National Forest. My brother Michael Pantenburg, hunting buddy Phil Walker, and I had just emerged from a several-day backpack elk hunt [ ... ]Read More
Cooking Salmon With the Herbs From Your Garden
Cooking Salmon With Herbs From Your Garden I have had this wonderful Salmon Fillet in my freezer for some time now that my friends gave me a while back. (Thanks guys!) I have been putting off cooking [ ... ]Read More
4 Easy Medicinal Plants you can grow
As preppers we should seek to become more self-reliant. Producing/growing your own medicine is another way to do that. I have four medicinal plants anyone can grow: Aloe Vera, Peppermint, Garlic, and Sage. As with any product used for Medicinal Re [ ... ]Read More
General Preparedness For the Unknown By Jack Holla...
When the unknown happens, how are you going to react? If you haven't put any thought into this, the answer to that question may not be very optimistic. For those who are asking how you can even consider something if you do not know what [ ... ]Read More
Survive This: Overcoming Your Fear of the Dark
Do you get uneasy when the sun starts to go down? Prefer to have a nightlight on, and don't like dark places at all? What happens if you get lost, and the darkness starts to fall? Here are some ways to help you deal with this problem before it dev [ ... ]Read More
Survival of the Mind
[intro2]Survival is not all about having the best gear and the most extensive training.[/intro2] There is one key element that is absolutely necessary that sometimes, even a person highly trained in survival may be lacking and will [ ... ]Read More
Is 'Oven Canning' Safe?
When learning to can there are certain safety measures we all need to know about to make sure you, (or those around you) do not become injured, sick or seriously scarred. We learn these safety measures through research, manuals, and other can [ ... ]Read More
Water Purifacation Tabs Are Out of Stock For Four ...
(Note: This article is a heads up article) This bit of information got me curious and I began doing research and found it to be true, however, there are still some being sold on amazon **until their existing inventory is gone**. Since the [ ... ]Read More
The Great Prepper Movie List
Have you ever wanted to sit down and enjoy a good movie that has a little to do with prepping or surviving? Me too, but there is never a "Preparedness", "Survival", or "Reasons to Prepare" category in the movie sections so fi [ ... ]Read More