New! 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.
New! 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.
Spice up the prepper's pantry with spices! How's your supply of herbs and spices? Enhance your prepping efforts with our list of 16 spices for the prepper's pantry. Not only will these spices make foods more appealing, but many also may have medicinal qualities to benefit health and well being.
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.
New! 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.)
New! 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.
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! 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! 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 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.
Have you been checking our daily deals page? Right now Augason Pinto Beans are 34% off! Better known as "frijoles," pinto beans are most often refried for use in tacos and other Mexican dishes, but they are also tremendously popular in a variety of bean dishes, such as barbeque, chill and baked beans. See our Prepper Deal Alerts page.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ * Products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. This information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. Never disregard or delay in seeking medical advice when available. For any health or dietary matter, consult your physician.
--------------------------------- prepping and survival articles --------------------------------- (C) Copyright 2012-2017 by HappyPreppers.com. All rights reserved. The site happily targets concerned citizens who are self-reliant survivalists, preppers and homesteaders with original content on survival store our content in any retrieval system to represent it as your own. Further, you may not transmit content in any other form or by any means, including (but not limited to) electronic, photocopy, mechanical, or recording without written consent. HappyPreppers.com makes no warranties.
HappyPreppers.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com, amazonsupply.com, or myhabit.com. Amazon's subscribe and save is a great start to your New Year's Resolution for saving money for more preps.
Specifically, this site targets adult preppers and survivalists in the United States and its outlying territories, though preppers from English-speaking countries in Europe and abroad are welcome to read our articles. We do not target children, and we advise parental discretion. home