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Use this list to easily pack household disaster kits and elminate some of the weight of your B.O.B. Store bulky items inside a large, portable, watertight container in a safe, accessible location.
Can your family survive for 72 hours, or even 36 or 24 hours without electricity, water, or gas? Have you stored enough survival supplies to provide food, water, shelter, and sanitary facilities for an extended period of time? Have you learned enough survival techniques to improvise if necessary? A disaster can strike with . . .
You may not think there's much to learn about filling and using an oil lamp, but there are some little tips and tricks to make the job easy. It's not like flipping a light switch. It isn't difficult but, done correctly, it will become second nature to you.
In case of an interruption in the supply chain, a failed crop, or financial turmoil, those with long term food storage will survive and even thrive.
Storing legumes/beans will round out the nutrition in your food storage as they are the richest source of vegetable protein and a great source of fiber.
Container Vegetable Gardening - How to have fresh vegetables with very little garden space. No yard for even a little garden space? Container vegetable gardening is the solution to any gardening obstacles. You can be a backyard gardener and harvest your own crops even if you don't have a backyard.
Auto emergency kits: What are the necessary items to put in yours?
We're exploring strategies to save money on healthcare because your financial survival will definitely effect your family's health issues. We are all aware of the cost of healthcare and prescription drugs. The loss of a job or your life's savings can have a significant effect on your health in many ways.
Paracord should be a staple in a BOB, as well as wearing it woven into a bracelet or belt so that it is easily accessible in emergencies.
Winter storms: How to prepare before, what to do during. If you live in an area that has four distinct seasons, then preparing for winter storms is important. Weather typical in Texas and much of the south is freezing rain (I know - I lived there way back). Sleet, blizzards, and just tons of snow is typical weather in much of the northern half of the U.S.
Power Outage - No phones. No lights. No running water. What would you do if the whole country went dark and you didn't know if or when the power would be coming back? What you need to know when the power goes out unexpectedly.
Vacuum sealers are quick and easy to use when sealing food for storage. There are many uses for vacuum sealers, such as preventing freezer burn, long term storage of dehydrated foods, preserving the flavor and aroma of coffee beans, and more.
Growing sprouts is a great way to have fresh vegetables any time of year and it's easy, cost effective, and above all, nutritious! Growing sprouts is an easy project and well worth the small effort. Why sprouts? Sprouting seeds increases . . .
If you live in an area where the fall and winter are cold, you might want to consider a root cellar for storing some of your garden produce, such as, potatoes, carrots, squash, pumpkins, and other root vegetables. Fruits like apples and pears can also be stored this way; plus it's a good place to keep all your canned foods if you don't have a basement.
Are you a hunter or a fisher? Or maybe you just want a way to preserve meat for longer term storage — other than freezing it.Well, drying meats is a way of preserving used years and years ago by the Indians and other ancient peoples. Indians would cut the meat into . . .
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