I know — survival planning, gathering survival supplies, food storage — it all seems overwhelming.
Every day there are headlines in the news that "should" motivate each of us to prepare as quickly as we can.
Survival planning isn't just for "the other guy." Stuff happens to all of us. Unemployment, hurricane season, floods, storms that knock out power, and other disasters happen fairly often somewhere in the world.
Numerous articles have stated that the entire world is only 3 days away from starvation - meaning, in 3 days after a disaster there would be no more food in the stores. This has actually happened in the recent past as disasters struck New York, Japan, Indonesia and other places.
Are you ready? Because if you hear it on the 6 o'clock news, it's already too late.
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.
Freeze dried food IS food insurance. There is almost no end to the kinds of insurance we need or are required to buy. Freeze-dried foods are long-term food insurance. The question we each have to answer is: How long do we want our food insurance to last? Six months? One year? Two years? Whatever you decide, start right now and ensure your family is prepared.
Self defense outside and inside of the home are both controversial subjects that are in the news frequently. This article will focus on certain aspects of these subjects.
Food storage guidelines - Where to start, what to store, know the shelf life of food, which foods are long term and which are short term and how to rotate them.
In the event of a disaster, learn how to purify water, how to purify water naturally, how to use chemicals and filters, and which are the best methods for various situations.
For long term food storage for your adored pets, pick up some freeze-dried pet food for them. The cans from Emergency Essentials/Beprepared.com contain beef (the first ingredient), vegetables, fruits, vitamin E, vitamin D, salmon oil, and other spices and minerals. The chunks of food are about 3/4 inches in diameter but easily break into smaller pieces or crumbles. Loved by both cats and dogs!
If we open a bucket or #10 can, how long will the ingredients last once opened? How can we use all the ingredients before they are spoiled? How do we rotate our long term foods if there are only two of us? (It will take a very long time to finish one #10 can or a bucket of something.)
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.
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