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Stock up on Electrolytes! Excessive sweating from a strenuous activity or illness are just two reasons why you'll want to stockpile electrolytes as part of your overall prepping plan. Right, RecoverORS helps to restore electrolytes lost due to traveler’s diarrhea, food poisoning, stomach flu, fever, diarrhea, vomiting, hangover, or extreme sports.
Get your Gamma Seal Lids! Gamma seal lids convert buckets into waterproof and airtight storage containers. They make it easy to get into your food storage! Ordinary buckets may have a lid, but you'll surely break a fingernail getting into your food storage if you don't have a bucket opener. Gamma seal is a plastic screw on bucket lid that's easy to open and easy to seal back for the next time.
The importance of socks and pantyhose in survival. You won't look at your sock drawer in the same way ever again.
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Take a moment to learn about Myrrh. Perhaps it’s the deluge of Christmas tinsel and trinkets that distracts the average person to ponder much on Myrrh Essential Oil, which was among the three gifts from the wise men at the birth of Jesus (Matthew 2:11).
New! Crash Course on Morse Code! Why is learning Morse code so popular with preppers? Using Morse code would be invaluable in a hostage situation or when you need to be quiet to avoid detection. Preppers also love Morse code because you can express your communication on paper, through sound, visual clues, body language, flashlights and much more. Get started in Morse code now...
New! Could you live in your car? Some people live in their car for fun, others have no other alternative. The California fires are finding people living in their cars and gathering at the local Walmart. Here's how to live out of your car from the people who've done it and why we don't recommend Walmart.
Water survival skills. Securing potable water is the most important prepping skill you’ll need to survive. Learn how to get water from plant life, how to distill water and more. Learn water survival skills now.
What does the military use to purify water? Katadyn is the backpacker's choice in water filtration, but it's also the U.S military's top choice, and preppers are following suit. Here's why you should consider a Kadadyn water filter.
How to prevent the flu. 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!
Can you flush the toilet without electricity? The simple answer is yes, for a limited time only you can flush, but for a long term off-grid scenario you'll need another solution. To fully understand how toilets run on electricity, learn how water flows from the treatment plants to your home.
Prepper Toilets. Do you have a plan when the stuff hits the fan? If your #1 place to go #2 isn't available because the toilets won't flush, you must have an alternative sanitation plan. Read about your Prepper Toilet Options.
How to use a pine tree to survive. The powers of the sacred pine and spruce for food, medicine, shelter, fire, and more is well known by the Native Americans who call it the "tree of peace." Here's how to use a pine tree to survive.
Prepper food storage: Boost your prepper food storage!
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 those who don't make it? 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!
Fight or flight? It's a basic instinct for both man and animal: the instant a being realizes that danger is imminent, there is a "flight "or "fight"; decision to make. In the world of prepping, fighting is "bugging in" and fleeing is "bugging out." Read more about the flight or fight response.
Prepper's home defense: There's lots to consider in home defense from barbed wire and boobytraps to barricades and bull dogs ~ as well as bomb shelters and bunkers. Here's how to fortify your home before crisis.
A Wool blanket is a survival tool. Get ready for winter and 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.
Wash and clean without soap. Staying clean is an important survival skill. Whether you're out camping in the woods, find yourself homeless or just run short on supplies, it's good know how to stay clean without soap.
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).
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.
Survive lung cancer with natural cures. Having lung cancer is no walk in the park, but you can walk with nature to survive cancer. Both spiritually and figuratively, nature can help you survive and there's support from the scientific community that it's all possible. Survive lung cancer naturally with alternative treatment options.
iOSAT: the teensy pill that could save your life. The masses of initial survivors of a nuclear catastrophe will be begging for this tiny pill, but only a lucky few may get this life- saving, thyroid blocking pill of potassium iodide that's government approved. Why wait for a handout that may never come? The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is stockpiling iOSAT "Nukepills," so shouldn't you?
What's the best prepper protein possible? Canned meats! Check out the top ten canned meat options for your food storage to beef up your prepper's pantry.
Cook indoors in an emergency! When it's wet and rainy, or cold and snowy, how will you cook when the grid goes down? Can you take your off-grid cooking inside? Yes. Here are eleven ways to cook indoors in an emergency.