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How much water should you have for an emergency? A family of four needs 270 gallons of water for a three month supply, according to Utah State University. That's entirely too many bottles of water to have in storage, which is why you need to look at all your options for emergency water storage. How to buy large water tanks. Large water storage tanks provide the answer to your family's emergency water needs as a secondary source to the municipal water supply. No matter where you live, having a secondary supply of water is important.
How to buy large water tanks. Large water storage tanks provide the answer to your family's emergency water needs as a secondary source to the municipal water supply. No matter where you live, having a secondary supply of water is important. You can have large water tanks delivered! Here's what to know about large water tanks.
Home, sweet homestead. For those still dreaming of owning a homestead, it's good to know that you really can buy land for next to nothing to get your homestead started.
Shopping thrift shops for prepping books? Prepping books are hard to come by at garage sales and thrift shops, but you can shop Amazon for used prepping and survival books and save money. Here are Ten Prepping books to buy used on Amazon.
How to pick a prepper's sleeping bag. Sleep tight knowing you've picked the right sleeping bag for bugging out or camping. Here's everything you need to know about how to pick a prepper's sleeping bag.
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A Wool blanket is a survival tool. Be sure to have a wool blanket in your survival kit. A wool blanket can provide added warmth to your sleeping bag, or serve as emergency shelter from rain. Use a wool blanket as ground cover, help shock victims and more.
Develop a Food Rationing Strategy. No matter how much food and water you stockpile, and no matter how robust your garden is growing, there's one thing that's for sure ~ eventually your food supply will run out. When food is scarce, have a plan for rationing the last of the food (and an ethical plan if possible).
Gluten-free food storage is possible. If someone you love has Celiac's Disease, prepare now to stockpile these gluten-free emergency foods.
Prepping tip: Tape a military style can opener to your freeze dried foods to ensure you have a way to open them up in an emergency. Can openers break and in an emergency you might not be able to find one.
Go beyond beans and rice! Imagine if you had to eat rice and beans for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Life would be pretty bland, but you'd survive. Once you have enough, go beyond rice and beans in your food storage to not only survive, but thrive! Here's our top ten foods to stockpile beyond rice and beans.
Emergency water pouches. What's the deal with those emergency drinking water pouches in survival kits? Are emergency water pouches worth the price?
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How to prepare for a hurricane: FEMA has ideas on how to protect yourself and your property in the wake of hurricane season. Here's what to do from a prepper's perspective to prepare for a hurricane. Last year the WaterBob sold out! Remember that floods follow hurricanes. Here's how to prepare for floods.
When there is no bread and you have no yeast... Learn how to make no yeast bread! Making your own bread is fun and while yeast is an ingredient of many breads, here are some yeast-free bread recipes to try.
Survival Psychology. What separates survivors from the others? People who respond quickly, remain clear in head, focused in their task, and have a stress free attitude, have a distinct advantage when it comes to survival. Here's how to survive with your mind!
Flu season is coming. Preventing the flu and staying healthy go hand-in-hand, starting with good gut health. There are dietary supplements that also can enhance immunity. Here's how to NOT get the flu!
Vegetables in the prepper's pantry: Make sure your long-term larder includes vegetables. There are more than a dozen kinds of freeze dried and dehydrated veggies to stockpile.
Diarrhea happens! What does your poop say about you?What causes diarrhea? How will you control diarrheal symptoms in an emergency? Here's what a prepper needs to know about diarrheal medicine and having the runs...
Bits of plastic in the water? Yes, microplastics get into your water if you're drinking from the tap, and there's an even greater likelihood there are tiny bits of plastic in your water if you drink bottled water! Here's how to get the microplastic out of your water.
Now more than ever it's time to ensure you have safe drinking water with the Big Berkey, pictured right.
How to wash without soap. Cleanliness has a role survival and obviously soap has a role in keeping you clean, but what will you do when you're out of soap and can't get any more soap or handcraft your own soap? When there's no soap, here's how to wash without soap.
Why Backpackers love the Katadyn Water Filter. As an emergency water filter, Katadyn is an excellent water filtration system to have in your bugout bag. It's a backpacker's favorite and trusted by the U.S military. Check out the Katadyn water filters.
Shocking prepper technique: It's shocking to think that some preppers plan to purify their water with Pool Shock. Pool Shock is not for prepping and here's why...
It was just a cut. Sepsis kills more people than cancer in the United States annually ~ it's more common than a heart attack, and yet most have hardly ever heard of it. You can prevent Sepsis!
How will you clean without running water? Whether it's camping, living a rustic off-grid life or getting through an emergency, water is vital and you must conserve. Learn how clean without running water!