Water Is The Absolute Basic for Preparedness

The most necessary element of survival preparedness is not food. It is water. Additionally, it is likely the least prepared for, even though most people know that we cannot survive long without it. Water covers 70% of the earth’s surface. All living things consist mostly of water. Water is the most common substance on earth…

How to Seal Mylar Bags in 5-Gallon Buckets

How to Seal Mylar Bags in 5-Gallon Buckets

How to seal a Mylar bag for use in a 5 gallon bucket with long term food storage. My recommendation for bags, absorbers, buckets, lids…

Tactical Flashlight

Tactical Flashlight

A tactical flashlight is one that can be used along with a firearm to assist in low light target identification, allowing aiming and illumination of the target at the same time. Tactical lights can be handheld or mounted to the weapon with the light beam parallel to the bore. Tactical flashlights also serve as a…

Don’t Forget To Stock Mobility Aids

Guest post: by Tammy You may not need crutches or a wheelchair today, but……. If you have no access to doctors or hospitals, there are bound to be injuries that may diminish your mobility, or that of someone in your family or group. What are you going to do if you break a leg? Of…

List of Preparedness Items For: Doing Laundry

List of Preparedness Items For: Doing Laundry

In a world without a functioning electrical power grid, a post apocalyptic world, a world knocked back in time, you will need to perform tasks that were once assisted by modern technology. You will need items that will help accomplish the job, and you will need to know how to do it yourself. Most modern…

Four ‘Unique’ Survival Items

Four ‘Unique’ Survival Items

Today I wanted to share with you a few ‘unique’ items that we have in our supplies. When it comes to prepping, everyone usually talks about having food. Plenty of food. And believe me, there is nothing wrong with that at all. In fact it is the first step in a prepping plan. However, trying to…

Flour Storage Best With Mylar Bags

Flour Storage Best With Mylar Bags

Reader Question: I am interested in Mylar bags. My question is if we could store flour because I know the flour goes bad in 6 months to a year. Another thing I want to know, I don’t have any food grade buckets so could I store it in can buckets? Or could I store the…

Disaster Planning: USB Flash Drive

Disaster Planning: USB Flash Drive

Emergency preparedness requires disaster planning. Part of your disaster plan for some of you should include a USB flash drive, specifically purposed for an emergency situation. I said, “some of you” because I know that not everyone is into high-tech/PC’s/laptops/electronic records, etc. so this recommendation is not for everyone. But if you do partake in…

Emergency Preparedness for Your Dog

Emergency Preparedness for Your Dog

Let’s say you live in an area that is prone to hurricanes, floods or even wildfires, and you suddenly need to evacuate your home due to an evacuation order for a few days or more. Are you ready to evacuate your dog? Emergency preparedness for your dog should be part of your prepping inventory. Your…

Storage Containers for Emergency Preparedness

Storage Containers for Emergency Preparedness

Storage Containers go hand in hand with emergency preparedness. Preppers collect all sorts of survival gear and survival food, and they (we) need storage solutions. Storage containers fulfill that need! We use all of these: 70 Quart Ultra Latch by Sterlite 30 Quart Ultra Latch by Sterlite 18 Quart Ultra Latch by Sterlite Why? They’re…