Honey Mesquite: A Survival Tree for Arid Lands

Honey Mesquite: A Survival Tree for Arid LandsHoney mesquite also commonly called mesquite is an amazing tree native to North America that was a key resource of the native people. If you grow this tree on your property, it will provide you with food, drink, medicine and fertilizer, just as it did for the natives.  

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Manual Kitchen Tools To Get For When There Is No Power

Manual Kitchen Tools To Get For When There Is No PowerIf you are dependent on electricity like me and like the rest of the world, you should have a backup plan for your kitchen appliances if the grid goes down. If you aim to become self-sufficient, manual kitchen tools are mandatory for when there is no power.

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Step By Step Smart Guide To Make A First Aid Kit

Step By Step Guide To Make A First Aid KitYou don’t have to be a prepper or survivalist to have a first aid kit and you don’t have to make one just because you fear the world may come to an end. A reliable first-aid kit stocked with items that one knows how to use should be part of every household.

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Ask Yourself These Questions When A Crisis Arises

 

Ask yourself these questions when a crisis arisesWe prepare for the worst and we do everything we can to assure the safety of our loved ones. However, a crisis can hit unexpectedly and the timing and manner in which you act will determine your odds for survival. Before you start evacuating or hunkering down, there are some questions you need to ask yourself.

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How To Handle Emergencies On Vacation

How To Handle Emergencies On VacationYou are probably planning your vacation right now just to get away from it all and enjoy some well-deserved rest. Unfortunately disaster doesn’t take a holiday and you should be prepared to handle any emergencies that may arise while you’re vacationing outside of your home country.

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Your Daily Life With And Without Power

Your Daily Life With and Without PowerElectricity is the blood of our modern world and we can’t function for more than a few hours without power. We take it for granted and we assume that electricity will always be part of our life. Somehow. we forgot that our ancestors managed to live well-enough without power.

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What Disaster Scenarios Are You Prepping For?

What Disaster Scenarios Are You Prepping For?In 2013 there were an estimated 3.7 million preppers in the United States. This number has grown constantly since then. It seems that there are many disaster scenarios people fear. What seemed like an “odd” trend at first is now becoming a constant reality. Many Americans are readying for the worst and their list of disaster scenarios is growing.

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Plantain – A Common Weed With Incredible Medicinal Properties

Plantain – A common weed with medicinal propertiesAlthough it is seen as a garden weed in many parts of North America, Plantain is a powerful plant that has many medicinal uses. Even more, plantain is an edible plant that can be foraged in both wild and urban environments. Plantain is a genuinely excellent medical aid, and people should learn about its properties rather than pulling it out and throwing it away.  

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Pros & Cons Of Various Survival Foods

Pros & Cons Of Various Survival FoodsStockpiling food is one of the basics of emergency preparedness and it requires careful planning. Choosing the right survival foods for your pantry becomes a vital preparedness step. You will rely on those supplies to survive when it hits the fan.

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Choosing A Bug Out Location – Small Town Versus Isolated Retreats

Choosing A Bug Out Location - Small Town Versus Isolated RetreatsIf you need to select a bug out location or a survival retreat there are two main options: small town or isolated. The former depends on some form of local infrastructure while the latter is designed to be completely self-sufficient and self-contained. Before you conclude which approach is right for your family, you should know about the pros and cons of each retreat.

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9 Vital Considerations For A Long Distance Bug Out

9 Vital Considerations For A Long Distance Bug OutIf your preparedness plan includes a long distance bug out, there are specific considerations you need to pay attention to. They are mandatory if you want to reach your safe haven.  Bugging out without having a decent preparation plan and a specific target is just a gamble and you’re betting with your own safety.

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The Most Powerful Antiseptics You Can Make At Home

The Most Powerful Antiseptics You Can Make At HomeWhen it comes to self-healing during an emergency situation, having the proper knowledge and putting it to good use is worth more than any survival item you can think of. The powerful antiseptics listed in this article can be made at home and they will help you treat your wounds when medical aid is not available.

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Reusing Garbage In A Post SHTF World

Reusing Garbage In A Post SHTF WorldYou’ve probably heard the expression “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”. It may sound amusing for some people, but under certain circumstances you may discover it holds a harsh truth. Every doomsday scenario depicts cities where garbage is piling up. However, the reality may be different since the unprepared ones do not have the luxury of throwing out their garbage.

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