When you hear someone say food storage you probably think of a large-sized room packed from floor to ceiling with cans and containers of food that could feed your family for the next 10-15 years or so. This image is what makes many people — maybe even you — think that starting and having food […]
Author Archive: Cari Schofield
Cari is an editor and author for American Preppers Network. Her family currently live in Georgia. Cari spends her free time gardening, canning, testing products for review, helping others prepare and going to the gym. She believes preparedness is about love and taking care of your family.
Cari also has her own website where she shares all of her preparedness articles and her recipes for canning, dehydrating, juicing, basic cooking. To have a look and hopefully follow her:
Comprehensive lists for necessary items to store when Bugging In your home, during an emergency!
One of the most over looked preparedness items that I have noticed missing from basic preps is fishing gear, fishing nets (4 ft) and ropes. All three have serious benefits and can be stored easily at your Bug Out Locations or where ever you plan to hunker down at. We also have a small […]
With the current winter weather, (and recent past) upon you and so many people in danger, it is time to become seriously prepared. Your life may very well depend on it. Below I am going to list a few items that could save your, or your families life when the next blizzard hits. We of […]
If you are anything like me, you can kill an indoor plant fast, no matter what you do. I am a wiz at growing outdoor plants, but if its indoors, forget about it!! Below is an info-graphic shared by ‘Fix‘. It shows us some easy plants to grow indoors, some of their dangers towards pets […]
Have you heard of a smart meter? A smart meter is usually an electronic device that records consumption of electric energy in intervals of an hour or less and communicates that information at least daily back to the utility for monitoring and billing. Smart meters enable two-way communication between the meter and the central system. […]
This is an awesome info-graphic we were given permission to share with you all by ukoakdoors.co.uk. Hope you enjoy!!
With the Superbowl upon us, we are all searching for delicious foods and dips to serve our friends at Super Bowl parties. Many of us also have healthy resolutions this year and it can be hard to find alternatives that don’t use fatty sour creams or things loaded with carbs. So I decided to try […]
Mountain climbing is fun but it can also be very dangerous when you do not prepare yourself physically and mentally. Mountaineers take pride whenever they have succeeded in climbing the most treacherous mountains they have in their country. They share their experiences and tell their stories with passion to their peers who haven’t climbed the […]
Winter is approaching us quickly in 2014. The last few winters have been somewhat mild, but according to the Farmers Almanac it is going to be a very bitter winter this year. Being prepared for natural disasters is one of the most important things a person can do to ensure the safety of their life […]