Solar Cooking is Survival Friendly
SURVIVAL KITCHEN

Solar Cooking is Survival Friendly

Permalink Solar Cooking – Convenient and Cost Effective Since Ken and I are always looking for ways to become more self-sufficient, we started prepping with food storage. As we began to store the foods we normally eat, the question arose, “How will we cook this food in a SHTF scenario if there is no electricity?”…

Effects Of Volcanic Ash
NATURAL THREATS

Effects Of Volcanic Ash

Permalink A significant danger from volcanoes is the volcanic ash that can be ejected high into the atmosphere and cause severe local or regional damage, or even world wide longer term disruption. Luckily, the majority of current and recent volcanic activity has not resulted in severe damage beyond local vicinities. But there are lots of…

Survival Garden Potato Companions
GARDEN

Survival Garden Potato Companions

Permalink Potatoes are easy to grow and is a beneficial survival food to grow in your own in-ground garden or container garden. Potatoes are the second most consumed food in the United States at an average consumption of 120 pounds per year (about one a day). The potato used as a survival food staple is…

Volcano 101
NATURAL THREATS

Volcano 101

  Volcanoes What are volcanoes? How Are Volcanoes Formed? A volcano in eruption is one of the most dramatic, fascinating, terrorizing, and awesome displays of the destructive power of nature. A mountain that suddenly blows up into a mountain of fire, gases, rock and ash can change our lives in a hurry! Mantle The earths…

New Weather Satellite Positioned For Hurricanes
WEATHER PREPAREDNESS

New Weather Satellite Positioned For Hurricanes

During April, 2010, the new GOES-13 weather satellite has moved from orbital storage to active duty as ‘GOES-EAST’ covering the eastern USA and Atlantic Ocean. It replaces the GOES-12 satellite which is being moved to cover South America. The GOES-11 satellite (GOES-WEST) continues to cover the western USA and eastern Pacific Ocean. The GOES satellites…

Could We Survive a Super Volcano?
NATURAL THREATS

Could We Survive a Super Volcano?

Observing the volcanic ash cloud and the disruptions to northern Europe from Iceland’s recent volcanic eruption has caused me to think about other scenarios which would have grim and wider consequences from an event called a Super Volcano. Our experiences with volcanoes have for the most part been with classifications that are somewhat tame in…

Container Gardening
GARDEN

Container Gardening

The container garden, or garden-in-a-bucket, is a simple method to grow plants and vegetables when without a traditional in-ground garden, or to simply augment your existing garden. It allows you to mix specific soil and nutrition blends which may be different depending on the types of plants or vegetables that you are growing, and as…

Shop Smart Save Money – Pasta
MONEY

Shop Smart Save Money – Pasta

Permalink Shop smart and save money. This time I want to share with you the sale I took advantage of this past weekend. I purchased spaghetti in one pound boxes for 50 cents per box. The regular price is $1.25 per box (pound). That’s a 60% savings on each box! How many boxes did I…

Modern Survival Blog Mission statement
LIFESTYLE

Modern Survival Blog Mission statement

Modern Survival Blog Mission Statement: It’s simply this: To provide information and ideas of preparedness in a modern world of uncertainty. To provide survival preparedness information while helping others to be better prepared for the dangers and risks that we face in our modern world. To live a simpler, more self-sufficient and rewarding life, and…