The Four Organizations Preppers Need Now

Posted On: August 26, 2014
The Four Organizations Preppers Need Now

Preppers should always be learning and increasing their knowledge base. I believe they should also always Read More

5 Steps for Making a Personalized Threat Analysis

Whether you are just beginning with your preparedness or are a seasoned prepper, we have all Read More


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Organizing the Bug Out Bag

August 27, 2014 Posted by:Jim Cobb
Organizing the Bug Out Bag

An important consideration when assembling your bug out bag is how it should be organized. There are two elements at work here–containers and packing order. The only thing worse than just tossing everything into a sack without forethought is not Read More

The Four Organizations Preppers Need Now

August 26, 2014 Posted by:Amy Van Riper
The Four Organizations Preppers Need Now

Preppers should always be learning and increasing their knowledge base. I believe they should also always be helping others prepare for or respond to disasters. Here are four great organizations that you need to enhance your levels of preparedness… and Read More

Social Survey: What is Your Biggest Prepper Failing?

August 25, 2014 Posted by:Liz Long
Social Survey: What is Your Biggest Prepper Failing?

There are things we all know we should do for preparedness, such as having food and water on hand, taking care for our pets, and learning first aid. The reality is that we all have things we are better at, Read More

Smart Survival Strategies for Kids: Forbidden Items at School

It may not be every parent’s very worst nightmare, but it certainly ranks up there if your kids are in public school. What if your kid has a forbidden item in school? It could be an accident, or something they Read More

A Famine Menu — A Bare-Bones Food Storage Plan

August 22, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
A Famine Menu — A Bare-Bones Food Storage Plan

  I found this “famine menu” on a political forum, of all things, several years ago. There was no link to an original post nor was any author listed. I liked the plan and wanted to share it because too Read More

Keeping Your Cool – When There’s No Air Conditioning.

It was a record breaking 114 degrees in West Texas, and as luck would have it, our air conditioner broke! Pregnant, and living paycheck to paycheck, I had to find ways to cool down and QUICK! What I remember the Read More

Personal Protective Equipment

August 21, 2014 Posted by:Jim Cobb
Personal Protective Equipment

Virtually any natural disaster will entail a fair amount of cleanup. Whether we’re talking about downed trees or mountains of snow to be shoveled, it seems that once the initial crisis has ended, the real work begins. With all that Read More

Five Misconceptions About Herbal Preparedness

August 20, 2014 Posted by:Agatha Noveille
Five Misconceptions About Herbal Preparedness

As an herbalist and a prepper, I have noticed several common misconceptions people have about using herbs in general, but that especially apply to people interested in learning about herbs for preparedness. These misunderstandings usually come from overly simplified ideas Read More

Ticks: How to Safely Remove This Parasite From Your Skin

August 19, 2014 Posted by:Robert Camp
Ticks: How to Safely Remove This Parasite From Your Skin

Summer is here in all its glory and so are those blood-thirsty little arachnids, ticks! If you are hiking through an infested area, these tiny eight-legged creature will wait on brush, shrubs, bushes, grass or low growing plants and cling Read More

Canning Home Preserved Peach Jam

August 18, 2014 Posted by:Courtney Wollam
Canning Home Preserved Peach Jam

Sweet Preservation was generous enough to send me a big ol’ box of peaches. My husband LOVES peaches, and although I’ve never worked with them before (they’re not my favorite) I was super-excited to make something that he would enjoy. Read More

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