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  • How to Survive a Sarin Gas Attack. We can no longer be
    naive about the reality that a Sarin Gas attack could happen
    on U.S. soil. Are you ready? Survive a sarin gas attack!

  • New! 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?


  • New! Firestarters are a spark of brilliance! Every prepper,
    camper, hunter or scout master needs a quality firestarter
    but may not know the difference between a ferro rod or a
    magnesium and flint firestarter. Get schooled on this basic
    survival item which should be part of your everyday carry.
    See our list of best of the firestarting options for preppers.


  • New! Camp stove options. What are your options for
    camping, hunting, tailgaiting and prepping? Here's a look at
    some of the best kinds of camp stoves for off-grid cooking.

  • Find your perfect match. Survival matches come in several
    varieties. Find the perfect survival match and garner a few
    match hacks and skills for your survival.

  • Don't sweat it (plan for it)! 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.

  • Another active shooter incident... While it's shocking how
    often it's happening, it's not practical to live in fear and to
    avoid society to avoid an active shooter, but it is good to
    know how to handle yourself in an active shooter situation.




  • Don't hug a chicken (and other stuff to know about
    Salmonella food poisoning). Salmonella is a sneaky germ
    you can get from a chocolate bar, tap water or hugging a
    chicken, not just from undercooked eggs and poultry. Here's
    how to prevent salmonella from sneaking up on you!


  • Is your tap water safe? You may think you are tapping into
    clean drinking water when you turn on the faucet, but what
    you're really tapping into is a cocktail of unwanted
    contaminants, deadly toxins and organisms. Here are the
    top ten reasons NOT to drink the tap water.


  • New! Shopping thrift shops for prepping books? They are
    hard to come by. It's even hard to find new books on
    prepping at the book stores, but you can shop Amazon and
    save. Here are Ten Prepping books to buy used on Amazon.

  • Food borne illness and E. coli. A common way to get E. coli
    is from tainted ground beef. It happens in the slaughtering
    process, but even if you don't cook with ground beef, you
    can get it from water and other sources. It's important for
    preppers to know how to prevent E. Coli Food Poisoning.

  • Weird stuff you can compost. Coffee grounds, eggshells,
    and orange peels are among prepper favorites for
    composting, but what about a vacuum bag? Find out if it's
    on the list of weird stuff you can compost.




  • Lavish in lavender essential oil! Did you know that lavender
    essential oil can kill a staph infection? Among the other
    highlights of lavender essential oil is that it can help heal
    wounds, treat parasitic infections, soothe burns and insect
    bites, and control spasms. Yes, lavender essential oil is
    scientifically proven to do all that and much more.


  • Food for thought about Meat Tenderizer. You might like
    to add a meat tenderizer to your list of preps. Not only will
    you want to have it on hand to make meats more palatable
    when the stuff really hits the fan, but meat tenderizer is a
    folk remedy with prepping uses, too!

  • Emergency water pouches. What's the deal with those
    emergency drinking water pouches in survival kits? Are
    emergency water pouches worth the price?

  • Is your tap water toxic? You think you're tapping into
    clean drinking water when you turn on the faucet, but what
    you're really tapping into is a cocktail of unwanted
    contaminants (man-made and natural), plus potentially
    deadly toxins and organisms. Here are ten reasons not to
    drink the tap water.

  • How to spot the Measles and get ready for it! Preppers in
    Minnesota are bracing themselves for a Measles epidemic
    that is arising as a result of Somalian Americans in the
    community who brought with them the disease travelling
    between the countries. What's the one thing you can stock
    up on now to prepare for the Measles that will quickly
    disappear? It's not an antiviral mask, although that's helpful
    too. Find out now, before it's too late...

  • Look for the silver lining! Prepping secrets about silver.
    Discover secret tips for finding silver hiding in your coin jar.
    No need to be a coin collector to profit from these tips.


  • Radiation remedies for preppers. Learn how to survive a
    radiation emergency and help your body detoxify over the
    days, weeks, months and years following a nuclear event,
    with remedies for radiation emergencies.



  • Survival is sweet! Chocolate is among the best emergency
    foods to stockpile. While there is a limited shelf life there
    are survival uses of chocolate worth considering.


  • Vacuum sealing. Are you vacuum sealing your food what
    about making ice packs? Seed saving? Well, maybe you
    should! Here's our popular article: Prepping with a food
    saver.

  • A prepper's pantry staple: wheat berries! Go against the
    grain and learn to get cooking with wheat berries (instead of
    just making bread with wheat berries.)


  • Vomit happens. Anyone who has a carpet and is caring for
    pets, kids or a cancer patient needs to read this. How to
    clean vomit from the carpet. Nothing disgusting to see here,
    but an important read in prepping.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.



  • 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.

  • 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.


  • 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.



  • Do you stock colloidal silver in your medicine cabinet?
    Maybe you should! Here's what to know about colloidal silver.

  • Stock up on cooking oils and fats! Generally, cooking oils
    don't have a long shelf life, but rancid oils can also be used
    as fuel. Here are the best prepper cooking oils for long term
    food storage.

  • Survival radio review. An emergency weather radio is a
    basic survival tool. Have one ready for when your cell phone
    won't work to get life-saving information.





  • 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.



  • 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.





  • 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.

  • 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.




  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.


  • 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.



  • 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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