Author Archives: Jeff and Amy Davis

Amazing Uses for Paracord

Paracord can be an awesome tool in your preparedness arsenal. This durable nylon rope can be tied into tons of different designs including a paracord drawstring pouch, bracelet, strengthened cord, pouches and more. If you’re in an emergency, you simply unwind the strong cord and use it to bind, haul or anything else that you... Read More

Build Your Own Rabbit Hutch

There are two basic ways to build a rabbit hutch. One is with an outdoor self-contained hutch. These typically have wooden frames and wire cages, and two to four rabbits are kept in each of the hutches. These units are portable and can be moved around in the shade to keep the rabbits cool in... Read More

VIDEO: Harvest Right - Setting Up Your Freeze Dryer

A home freeze dryer from Harvest Right can be a great investment to save you money on food storage or your home garden. But sometimes setting it up can be a little tricky!
No need to worry, we've got you covered! In this video we review how to set up your home freeze dryer and make... Read More

How to Get Alerts of an Emergency

A cornerstone of being prepared for any type of disaster is being aware of what is going on around you. Since natural disasters can happen with little to no notice, it is important to do everything you can to stay informed. With today’s advancement in technology, it is easier than ever to get alerts about... Read More

Rotating your Water Storage

A common question we are asked about preparing for any type of emergency is how often you should rotate your water storage. If you’ve tried to search around on the internet for an answer, there is a lot of conflicting information. We hope our article will not only answer your question but also help you... Read More

Boiling Water in an Emergency Situation

Whether you’re backpacking the Appalachian Trail, camping with family or in a place where the water is un-sanitized, it is important to know how to make it safe to drink. There are various ways to purify water in the wilderness (filters and chemicals) but boiling water has been used by our ancestors for centuries. The... Read More

Preparing Your Children for an Emergency

Disasters often strike quickly and without warning. Though sometimes it’s impossible to predict a disaster, you can always be prepared for one. The first step to help alleviate some of that stress is to start having regular discussions with your children about what to do. Teaching your kids their role in an emergency plan will... Read More

8 Tips To Help Your Chickens Lay More Eggs

If you start to raise chickens to be more self-sufficient, you want them to be as productive as possible. But what if they aren’t laying as many eggs as you’d hoped?
The most common reasons that chickens aren’t laying eggs is because they are too young, too old, the hours of daylight are too short, it... Read More

How to Pluck and Dress a Chicken

We’ve talked previously about caring for chickens on a homestead. But most people aren’t raising chickens just as pets - they’re raising them to eat!
So, what is the best way to kill, pluck and prepare a chicken?
Below, we’ve prepared some instructions on how you can do that. Take a look at the instructions and be... Read More

VIDEO: Signing Up for Ready Queue

Brandon walks you through how to sign up for the ReadyQueue. Simply add products to your Queue, set a budget and get prepared little by little. It's that easy!
We listened to our customers and we made a tool that fits your needs and wants! The ReadyQueue is a simple, easy-to-use tool made just for you!
Learn... Read More

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