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New! Do you always feel like someone is watching you? Monitoring and surveillance in your daily life is a real threat and should be a top prepping concern. Take charge and know the creepy ways someone can spy on you.
New! Very bad things that good preppers may do... It's not a happy thought, but in a survival situation you may have no other choice than to do bad things, some very bad things. Could you do some very bad things to survive?
New! Find your perfect match. Survival matches come in several varieties. Know the difference between a stormproof match, strike anywhere match, the green tip kind and more. Find the perfect survival match and garner a few match hacks and skills for your survival.
New! Cooking with powdered buttermilk! Do you have powdered buttermilk in your pantry? Maybe you should! It's delicious, convenient, versatile and money saving! Here's a look at cooking with powdered buttermilk.
New! If a fire breaks out, will you know what to do? Most preppers are not confident in using a fire extinguisher. Know how to use a fire extinguisher and have plenty on hand...
Cooking with canned hamburger. There are lots of canned meats available at the local grocery stores, but have you come across a can of ground beef or canned hamburger? Give it a try! Here are recipes to try using canned hamburger.
No yeast breads. No yeast is no problem if you're a prepper! Here's a list of no yeast breads to bake and savor. Baking peasant breads is one of the forgotten skills of self- sufficiency. Irish Soda Bread is the perfect example of a bread you can make without yeast.
Avian Flu preparedness. Get your pandemic kits ready as the bird flu has surfaced and poultry farmers must cull their flocks. At minimum have anti-viral masks in your vehicle and handy at work. Here's how to prepare for bird flu.
Pemmican survival food. Here's something for the bugout bag... From the Native Americans tradition comes a survival bar like no other: pemmican bars are a sustaining source of energy. Learn how to make pemmican.
Spinach flakes and how to use them. You may come across spinach flakes in your quest for your prepper's pantry and not know how to use them. Think of spinach flakes like an herb! Here's how to cook with dehydrated spinach flakes.
Are you new to prepping and want an easy project? Do you need a few quick weekend prepping projects? Are you looking for prepping projects so easy that a kid could do it? Following is just such a list of easy prepping projects.
Planning emergency meals. What are your emergency food options? This list of emergency food provides an overview for your prepper's pantry, your go bags, and your vehicles, so you're ready when the "S" hits the fan.
Survival uses of a bandanna. Have you considered the humble bandanna, which as an icon of the American West? A bandanna has incredible survival uses. Be sure to have a bandanna handy in your go-bags.
Ration bars are not the same as energy bars. What's the real purpose of a ration bar and how is it different from a food bar? Which should you pack in your bugout bag? What's the best ration bar? Read all about ration bars, which provide non-thirst provoking and carefully proportioned rations of food to sustain you through crisis.
Food bars. Survival food bars, like Millennium food Bars will provide you and your family with much needed energy, nutrition and calories in an emergency, and they are good to stow away in a variety of locations in the event of crisis.
Do you know the value of a red chem light? Every prepper should own the red kind and know the differences between the colors. Red may not burn as bright, but there's good reason to stock the red ones. On chem light color uses, there's much to know: All about chem lights.
Doing the laundry without electricity. Off-grid washing machines and how to do the laundry without electricity. Wash clothes without electricity, like the Amish! Here's a list of the Off grid laundry methods.
Looking for the best long term food storage? Make sure your food storage can last 25 years or more! Mountain House freeze dried foods are scientifically proven to last 25 years and the company guarantees it will last 30 years!
Revisit this popular prepping article: Ten free preps. We promise you that they won't cost you a dime.
Perk up with survival coffee!Those who've prepared can enjoy the "perks" of a cup of fresh brewed coffee. There are many good reasons to stockpile coffee!
Top Prepper Web sites. Wondering what are the top ranking prepper web sites?Check to see if your favorite site on the list of top prepper Web sites? The list is based on Alexa rankings.
What to expect when a prepper is expecting. Hey Mama! Hey Papa! Get your obstetrical kit together, re-evaluate your bugout bag, stock the pregnant prepper's pantry, get baby safe and more. Be prepared to handle a pregnancy in crisis.
When you think pink, think pink Himalayan salt! Discover the healing powers of Himalayan pink salt. Learn about Himalayan salt lamps, and salt slabs for the homestead and how Himalayan Pink salt home remedies have backing by the scientific community.
Bentonite clay. First it was a secret of the ancients, then it was a secret of the cosmetic industry, and now preppers have a secret: it's bentonite clay. What is bentonite clay?
It's the most important clay you never heard about for detoxification, gardening and even household cleaning.
Prepper carts. Consider owning a handcart, wheelbarrow or wagon to help with the task of hauling your supplies! A hand cart is an indispensable tool for off-grid living. Review this list of ten carts for preppers.
Knives are still an important part of survival. Today you can't enter a court room, a school room, or a plane with a knife, but back in the day a gentleman, an outdoorsman, or a boy scout was never without a pocket knife. Things have changed, but one thing hasn't: the importance of knives in survival! Here are the best military and survival knives.
Zeer pot method of evaporative cooling. Meet the person who re-invented the zeer pot idea to help his people preserve food. A zeer pot is a simple off-grid refrigerator solution. Learn how to build a zeer pot.
Prepare your dog for survival. You need only look at a homeless person with his or her dog to know the true value of owning a canine in crisis. A dog is perhaps the last most precious possession a human can own. Get prepared and get started prepping for your dog.
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.
Finding the best water purifier for your needs. Survival water purification is one of the most important concerns in prepping. We've got the scoop on the cheapest, the fastest and the most economical water purifiers you can buy for your prepping needs. Whether you're prepping solo or for a large group, we'll help you find the best water purification system for you.
Know about the antibiotic apocalypse! There's a superbug that's coming and man has engineered the catastrophe himself. Learn how to survive the superbug.
Off grid cooking. What's a Kelly Kettle? For starters, there's no fuel to purchase, no canisters to dispose of, works perfectly every time, in all types of weather, and at any altitude. Discover eight off grid cooking methods.
Bugout bags by backpackers. Everyone has an opinion about a bugout bag and what goes inside, but the ones to pay closest attention to are the backpackers and soldiers. Learn to pack your bugout bag like backpacker!
How to prepare for pandemic. If Ebola taught prepper's anything, it's that people can make selfish decisions and that a pandemic panic can wipe out pandemic supplies in short order. Gas masks are still in short supply nationwide. Learn how to prepare for the next pandemic.
What are bouillon cubes (and why do you want them in your food storage? Bouillon cubes are compact cubes loaded with flavor. Bring bouillon cubes in your bugout bag and stock them in your prepper's pantry.
Prepper's Guide to the Food Saver. If you've been thinking about getting a Food Saver, but weren't sure, then this will "seal the deal!" The Food Saver will save your food and a help you prepare for emergencies, too. Discover weird ways preppers use a FoodSaver.
Flick your BIC lighter. Mykel Hawke brings a BIC -- it's a favorite survival tool. A survivor of the Bosnian war found BIC lighters to be more valuable than a generator, and we agree. See our wholesale source of BIC lighters.
Lifestraw Community can filter 26,000 gallons of water! You may be familiar with the Lifewater straw, but did you know they have a gravity fed system that can provide water to an entire community? Lifestraw Community, pictured right, can purify between 70,000-100,000 liters of water. That's 18,000- 26,000 gallons of water, which is enough to serve community settings for several years and doesn't require electrical power or batteries.
Disinfecting water in an emergency. Your water source during crisis may be contaminated. Get crystal clear on the ways to purify water.
Reasons to stockpile oats in the prepper's pantry. Toast oats, grind them into flour, bake them, sprout them, boil them, make oat milk, use them medicinally and more. It's time to stockpile oats in the prepper's pantry.
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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