Beat the Heat

The summer months bring with them no school, family vacations, and frozen treats. But they also bring rising temperatures and a blazing hot sun. Although the heat makes for ideal pool time, it can also bring heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and even heat strokes.
The heat can be uncomfortable and it can also be dangerous. Either... Read More

Gift Ideas for Dad

Father’s Day is coming up, have you bought your gift for Dad yet? You could always stick with the typical tie that you’ve given him for the past few years now, or you could go with something a little more imaginative.
The Ready Store has gift options for all kinds of dads, and with a one-of-a-kind... Read More

A Campfire for Every Occasion

Summer is prime time for camping, and camping means building fires to cook food, stay warm, and let’s be honest, continue in the quest to roast the perfect marshmallow. We’ve talked about how to start a fire, but actually putting the logs together and building a fire is a different story.
You can build a fire... Read More

Dehydrated vs Freeze-Dried Food

A lot of people use the terms dehydrated and freeze-dried like they are the same thing. However, there are some major differences between dehydrated and freeze-dried food storage. Don’t worry, we’re going to help you understand those differences.

The Dehydration Process
With any type of food preservation, moisture needs to be removed from the food. The most... Read More

Preparing for a Hurricane

Hurricanes are a common occurrence along the coastlines of the United States each year. Some years have more hurricanes than normal, some years have less. And some years have can have strong, powerful storms that cause a lot of damage. You never know what the hurricane season will hold, so it is best to know... Read More

Make a Stove Out of a Soda Can

Imagine that you are in a winter storm blackout and all you have is your six pack of soda to get you through the emergency.
This article will teach you how to take your favorite soda and make it become an awesome survival stove! Follow the instructions below to see how you can do it!
You’ll Need:
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Quick and Easy Food Storage

Food storage comes in all different shapes and sizes. You have your staple foods like grains and beans, and your freeze dried foods like fruits and vegetables or even meats and cheeses. And then you have a wide range of freeze dried meals.
There are so many different options and it is hard to know what... Read More

Food Storage Basics: A Complete Guide to Preparing

The idea of storing food can be overwhelming. You may not know what to store, how much to store, or even where to store it. What foods should you have in your food storage? Why does it even matter?
Hopefully this article will answer some of those questions for you and make the idea of food... Read More

10 things to Do with 10 Feet of Paracord

Paracord is a useful type of rope made from nylon. It is known for being a strong utility rope, making it useful in survival situations. Many people associate paracord with survival bracelets or belts that can be unraveled and used in various situations. But few people have heard of a paracord grenade.
The paracord grenade is... Read More

Preparing Yourself for a Flood

Flooding is one of the most common natural disasters in the United States and can happen in any area that receives rainfall. Flooding can occur for multiple reasons, including heavy rainfall, snow melt, or dam failures that overflow river banks or saturate the land with more water than can be absorbed into the soil.
Floods can... Read More

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