General Preparedness

How to Prepare For the Coming Food Crisis

How to Prepare For the Coming Food Crisis

Opposed to what people think: Food Crisis are very common. In fact there are countries and regions which are going through one right now. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that nearly 870 million people, or one in eight, were suffering from chronic undernourishment in 2010-2012. Almost all the hungry people, 852 million, […]

Find An Authorized Home Generator Dealer

Find An Authorized Home Generator Dealer

When it comes to purchasing a new home generator, there are a lot of questions you have to ask yourself. How much wattage do I need for my home? What are the differences between manufactures? How do I even hookup a generator? Perhaps most pressing, “where do I even start?” is arguably the top question […]

Essential Items for the Prepper First Aid Kit

Essential Items for the Prepper First Aid Kit

A first aid kit is a sensible item which no US home should be without. Your basic kit can treat any number of ailments with just a few simple items, from cuts and sprains to insect bites and allergic reactions. A prepper’s first aid kit, however, is intended to help you stay fighting fit in […]

Are You An Ace in the Hole When the SHTF?

Are You An Ace in the Hole When the SHTF?

Companies have certainly caught on to the fact that the prepper market is expanding on full throttle. During times such as these, it’s easy to get confused about exactly how to prep. Between the ads, the concerned neighbor down the street and our own preconceptions, it can seem like we’re always making a mad dash […]

By March 14, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Non-electric, fuel based lamps

Non-electric, fuel based lamps

There are a variety of different styles of lamps and lanterns that allow one to not use electricity.  This post will be concentrating on those that require some sort of fuel, oil lamps and lanterns.   It will also diagram the basic pieces of a lamp for clarity. Lamps evolved from a very basic concept.  Get […]

By February 1, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Best Batteries for Emergency Preparedness

Best Batteries for Emergency Preparedness

Stock rechargeable batteries! This has long been dispensed as preparedness advice. The reasoning behind this advice is of course to have the ability to recharge the batteries for additional use once exhausted. If the stores are closed or you can’t get to them for more batteries at least you can rely on stash of rechargeable […]

Common Garbage Disposal Issues of the Home

Common Garbage Disposal Issues of the Home

Knowing how to repair things in your home is very important. Should a disaster hit or a SHTF scenario there will be no one to call.  A garbage disposal is a common system found in the home that provides an outlet for certain garbage items. It is a great way to do away with food […]

By December 31, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Survival Caches: The Preppers 3rd Most Important Tool Pt.2

Survival Caches: The Preppers 3rd Most Important Tool Pt.2

This is the second of a series of articles about caching. A Bug Out Plan. Some consider it the third most important tool a Survivalist or Prepper has. The first being knowledge of how to survive under any circumstance, the second is being in good enough physical condition to survive under any circumstance. It is […]

By December 22, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
How to Vacuum Seal Clothes

How to Vacuum Seal Clothes

You’ve heard of vacuum sealing dehydrated dry goods – but have you heard of vacuum sealing clothes? When I was younger my parents saw their first FoodSaver Vacuum machine at the local fair. Kid you not – in small rural communities new technology was still introduced at larger local fairs. They were so impressed by […]

Full Circle Shelters As Bug Out Location Home

Full Circle Shelters As Bug Out Location Home

  Life can hold many uncertainties, so being prepared is just common sense.  Disasters, whether natural or man-made, can turn our normal daily life around very quickly. The basic requirements for human survival are, of course, food, water, and shelter, with power being an almost necessary convenience.  Preparing for loss of power, water, and food […]

By November 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →