Food and Water Storage

Food storage and water storage are great things to help you be prepared for any disaster that might come your way! These articles will help you know how to prepare

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

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

Getting Your Yard Through a Drought

Droughts have been a common theme in our environment throughout history. Droughts occur when the demand for water exceeds the amount available. It is often due to changing weather patterns. Droughts can last for long periods of time and can come on quickly.
However, you can reduce your impact on a drought by decreasing the demand... Read More

A More Economical Way to Store Water

Water is often the most bulky and inconvenient item to keep in your food storage. The barrels take up a lot of space and the plastic contaminates the water over time, requiring you to either rotate the water or purchase a filtration system. However, water is crucial for survival and is one of the first... Read More

Adding O2 Absorbers to Your Food Storage

When storing food, you want to ensure that it will last as long as possible without being contaminated by bacteria, insects, or even water. This is especially true if you are packaging your own food. One way to ensure the shelf life of your food storage is adding an oxygen absorber, or O2 absorber, to... Read More

5 Dehydration Methods to Try at Home

Dehydration is one of the oldest food preservation methods and is relatively simple compared to other options. By dehydrating food, you are removing its water content, which allows it to last longer and not spoil. You can easily dehydrate different foods yourself with your own food in your own home.
There are three conditions necessary for... Read More

Freeze Dried Creations Made By You

Freeze dried foods are so much more than banana slices and strawberries. You can freeze dry almost anything, including things like shredded cheese and ice cream sandwiches. There are also delicious entree meals like stir fry, lasagna, and chicken noodle soup.
While there is a large variety of different freeze dried meals available, you may get... Read More

8 Ways to Use Your MRE Meals

Typically, people think of MREs as being a great option for food storage and emergency situations. They work really well for this! However, you have to switch them out every so often because they have a shorter shelf life. We did a little investigating and asked you how you use your MREs. These were some... Read More

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