Understanding Garden Seeds For Self-sufficiency

Understanding Garden Seeds For Self-sufficiencyThe garden season is here and many of us will start a garden to have additional supplies for our pantry. If a prepper wants to start a survival garden, knowing about all the different types of garden seeds is a must.

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The 4 Levels Of Preparedness You Should Know

The 4 Levels Of Preparedness You Should Know    For our grandparents, general preparedness was a regular activity and it was part of their daily lives. They used to do things by themselves in order to survive and thrive. They weren’t reluctant to ask help from neighbors when things got tough. Nowadays, preparedness is seen as something extreme by mainstream society. Most of the people out there have no idea of what it means to be prepared.

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What I’ve Learned As A Prepper In The Past 5 Years

Prepper's Will - What I've learned as a prepper_I would like to start by saying that I do not consider myself and expert prepper. I firmly believe the road ahead has still many unknowns. The experiences shared within the lines of this article are my own. They can provide a clear glimpse of what it means to be a prepper. Some of these experiences may seem familiar to you because at some point, we’ve all been there.

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Survival Gear – Small Tools For Big Tasks!

Survival Gear - Small Tools For Big Tasks!

Your bug out bag is the tool that keeps you alive during a crisis scenario and the survival gear you chose should have multiple uses, without adding extra weight. Bigger isn’t always better and all the tools you have shouldn’t break your back on the long haul.

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Preparing On A Budget

Preparing On A BudgetPreparing on a budget is a challenge for some people. Not having enough money and resources is the number one excuse people give for why they don’t prepare for emergencies. Although this excuse may hold some truth to it and it’s understandable that someone struggling financially may see it useless, prepping doesn’t have to be costly.

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Know Your Region Before Disaster Strikes

Know Your Region Before Disaster StrikesWhere will you be when SHTF? There’s a big chance it will catch you in your home region and eventually, it will all be for the best. If you know your region before the event occurs, you have better chances of surviving it.

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How To Use Zip-Ties In An Emergency Situation

How To Use Zip-Ties In An Emergency SituationEvery survivalist knows that imagination is the key to survival. Putting your mind at work can save you from a lot of trouble. Having a few simple zip-ties in your bug out bag is a great idea because these simple pieces of gear have countless uses in a survival situation.

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How To Live On A Budget As A Homesteader

How To Live On A Budget As A HomesteaderBecoming totally self-sufficient is the ultimate goal for all homesteaders and preppers. However, no matter how much we struggle, money is still part of the self-sufficiency equation. Learning to live on a budget as a homesteader is a challenge for some people. The lack of money is the number one reason why people abandon the homesteading lifestyle.

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Canned Food Gone Bad – Do You Know All 8 Signs?

Canned Food Gone Bad

Do you know the signs to watch for to avoid eating canned food that might be deadly?  There are several ways harmful bacteria can contaminate canned food.

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Prepper’s Threat Analysis – Establishing Prepping Priorities

Threat Analysis - Establishing Prepping PrioritiesLately, a lot of people sent me emails asking what they should prepare for and if I can spare some tips for beginners. The answer to their question is never easy. I tell them that they should start first by making a threat analysis.

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Grid-down Event Planning – Disposable vs Rechargeable Batteries

Grid-down Event Planning - Disposable vs Rechargeable BatteriesThe blood of our modern society is electricity. All our devices depend on some sort of battery in order to function. You will need to stockpile rechargeable batteries for when the grid goes down, but one question remains: are you sure you’ve made the right choice? Picking the right batteries can be tricky business. You need to make sure your batteries have a long and useful lifespan. Let’s take an in-depth look at the options we have.

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Essential Tips To Keep You Alive When The Power Grid Goes Down

Essential Tips To Keep You Alive When The Power Grid Goes DownBlizzards, solar storms, and even EMPs are all events that will affect the power grid and leave you in the dark. When the power grid goes down you will be cut off completely from the conveniences you’ve lived with your entire life. If it will come to that and the power grid goes down the following tips can help you cope with the situation comfortably and safely.

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Back To Basics: Beans For Your Survival Pantry

Back To Basics: Beans For Your Survival PantryThere will be times when hunting and catching wild game will be out of the question. You will have to find another source of protein to keep a balanced diet during a crisis. When game is scarce, beans arise as the next best source of protein. You should know the following about beans and consider adding this protein alternative to your survival pantry.

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