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Wood Stoves and Survivalism

Wood Stoves and Survivalism

Disasters can strike at any time and in any place. When high winds, a blizzard, a tornado or a hurricane hits,  power lines often go down and electricity is off for days (or longer). Earthquakes notoriously knock out power and sever water lines. Rural residents might lose electricity when someone accidentally knocks down a power […]

By November 5, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
10 Things To Stock Up on That No One Thinks About

10 Things To Stock Up on That No One Thinks About

Written By: David (Dok-The El Cheapo Schlock Prepper) Amberson Prepper always stock up on food, medical aids, water, weapons, and even have some kind of shelter set up just in case of an emergency. Let’s think about this a little bit more. What would really happen in an “end of the world” situation? Isn’t our […]

By October 17, 2014 7 Comments Read More →
Advice about Super Foods for Pets

Advice about Super Foods for Pets

Bringing a new pet home can be a challenge, but the more you prepare for it, the easier it will be for everyone. While you are waiting for your invisible dog fence installation, be sure you have portable fencing for dogs available so your pet can go outside easily and without fear of them running […]

By October 12, 2014 4 Comments Read More →
Deadly Winter; Be Prepared By Making a Winter Car Kit

Deadly Winter; Be Prepared By Making a Winter Car Kit

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 […]

Lodge Sportsman Grill

Lodge Sportsman Grill

…zen & the art of cooking on a cast iron grill… I nearly forgot. Over two years ago, I was so happy with a new acquisition, I made a video of it’s first use…an “unboxing” if you will.  Earned a gift certificate for Bass Pro Shops, enabling me to pull the trigger on a Lodge Cast […]

By September 30, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Teaching Your Children about an Emergency Situation

Teaching Your Children about an Emergency Situation

By Tiffany Wynne As parents we never want to think about an emergency situation becoming a reality. From natural disasters to home break-ins, these are all scary thoughts, but they happen every day. The most important thing you can do for your children is to prepare them for an emergency situation, just in case it […]

By September 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
3 Disaster Mitigation Items all Households Should Have

3 Disaster Mitigation Items all Households Should Have

Natural disasters are not only becoming more frequent, but more deadly. In 2011, there were 553 deaths in the U.S. as a result of tornadoes, which was more than 2001 to 2010 combined, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. The Oklahoma Insurance Department estimated damages from the 2013 tornado which destroyed the town […]

Is ‘Oven Canning’ Safe?

Is ‘Oven Canning’ Safe?

Have you ever Dry oven canned before? Do you know if it is truly safe? This article gives some unknown insight and the facts to back it up.

Surviving Disaster Near a Lake or River: How to Get Prepared

Surviving Disaster Near a Lake or River: How to Get Prepared

Those who live near large bodies of water are no strangers to storms and the devastation they can leave behind. Just as those near the coastlines have to deal with treacherous hurricanes, those who live near lakes or rivers know all too well about the potential of flooding. Take the proper precautions to ensure you […]

8 Survival Principles Every Kid Should Learn

8 Survival Principles Every Kid Should Learn

Your kids’ tender age makes them fragile when faced with overwhelming challenges. When disasters strike, your kids’ safety will be your number one priority above everything else. Prepping trends have risen in conjunction with increased man-made and natural calamities. Along with this comes the urgency to teach survival principles to your kids. Prepare your little […]