Uses For Coffee Grounds

Uses For Coffee Grounds

Here are some practical uses for leftover used coffee grounds. Finding multiple uses for things is a good habit to get into and benefits a lifestyle of frugal living and better self-sufficiency…

The Mother Of All Swiss Army Knives

The Mother Of All Swiss Army Knives

The Mother of All Swiss Army Knives, a multi-tool created by John S. Holler in Germany sometime around 1880. The knife predates the Swiss Army Knife, which started production about a decade later in 1890. Check this out…

WildBill’s DIY Medical Bag

WildBill’s DIY Medical Bag

“WildBill” left a comment to another article here on Modern Survival Blog that I decided to re-post here. I thought his thought process and do-it-yourself effort to be a good example of thinking for yourself, and in this example putting together your own medical kit. Here’s what he had to say…

Financial Preps

Financial Preps

A part of Emergency Preparedness (short term) or Disaster Preparedness (longer term) is financial preparedness. Preparing financially for a short term emergency or preparing for a major long term disaster involve similar but different outlooks and methods. Aspects may include your current indebtedness, the things you own outright, cash on hand, storage of assets, precious…

FOOD STORAGE 101, Inventory

FOOD STORAGE 101, Inventory

Maintaining a food storage inventory will help optimize your emergency preparedness planning of food preps. An inventory may sound simple enough, but it takes some considerable work in the beginning followed by the diligence to maintain the system. If you have already stored away a quantity of food preps without an inventory, it will take…

Why ‘Modern Survival Blog’?

Why ‘Modern Survival Blog’?

I wrote this article not long after I started this blog in January 2010. I thought that some of you may be interested in what inspired me to do so back then, which is still valid today.   Modern Survival Blog is just one of many survival preparedness related blogs on the web today, and…

10 Considerations For Survival Bike Features

10 Considerations For Survival Bike Features

Submitted by: Minnesota Nate I’m a young bike nerd, only partially interested in survivalism, but interested none the less. I skimmed/read a little over half of the comments to the article, The Best Survival Bicycle, so hopefully I won’t be redundant, but here are my very thorough considerations, roughly part by part.

Getting Started With Basic Food Storage Preps

  Disruption to the food supply chain A basic essential to survivalism is having enough food to eat and water to drink. In today’s modern world, we take it for granted that there will always be food on grocery store shelves, and there are many built-in assumptions with that thought process. Here are a few…

Best Popular Mid-Priced Pocket Knife On Amazon

Best Popular Mid-Priced Pocket Knife On Amazon

There are quite a number of makes and models of pocket knives covering a wide range of price, quality, style and purpose. Buying a pocket knife is a personal choice of your own combination of preferences. As I often do when looking to determine which is best for me, I check out Amazon.com who seems…