When building a shelter for the long-term consider the population size and density within your shelter. Close proximity often leads to illness. You'll want to have a way of dealing with sick people, preferably some kind of isolation if space allows. The CDC offers some isolation guidelines. It's also a good idea to make sure everyone is... Read More
*Note- Always check with your veterinarian before administering any medicine to your pet. Also, if you suspect your pet has a serious condition, please go directly to your veterinarian. This list is intended solely for emergency situations when veterinary care is not available.
Dogs and cats are members of the family, so why not keep a... Read More
Whether you are in a survival situation, or you just want to enjoy a different type of camping experience, a lean-to shelter is a good way to stay safe from the elements.
2 Trees/ poles about 7-8 feet apart
2 poles/branches about 8-9 feet long (Thick for frame)
5-8 thinner 8-9 poles/branches
Filler branches/saplings/ long grass/leaves
Ax to chop... Read More
Bread is one of those comfort foods that families want year round. If you're ever camping or in an emergency situation, you can still enjoy different kinds of breads. Here are some great options to help you get your carb fix, no matter where you are.
Donuts/ Fry Bread
While not necessarily the healthiest bread option, frying... Read More
Whether you are trying to avoid waste, or you are wanting to sustain your family with nutrient-rich vegetables, regrowing your produce scraps simply makes sense. Even better, most regrowth processes are easy to do and bring about a fairly quick return.
Here are some great foods you can regenerate after you've finished using them:
Green onions are... Read More
A tripwire is one of the easiest, most basic ways to protect your home. It can act as a first alert, or as a more complicated alarm. Even better, a tripwire alarm is a simple project that takes minimal time, yet can be extremely beneficial to you and and your family.
The basic tools you need... Read More
As we celebrate the beginning of the winter season, it’s important to outfit your vehicle with a Winter Survival Kit. Most of the items in your 72-hour kit are already sufficient to survive. However, withstanding a winter environment brings its own problems. There is the possibility of being exposed to extreme weather storms and temperatures... Read More
When a disaster or emergency strikes, it is important to have the necessary sanitation & personal hygiene items on hand to prevent you from getting sick. Especially if you have limited resources available. The truth is, most illnesses can be avoided with good hygiene. To help others prepare, even more, we are going to discuss... Read More
For some preppers, building up a sufficient amount of food and water storage is just the first step in their emergency preparedness plan. Some have also planned to have a bunker or bomb shelter on their property in the extreme cases that a natural disaster, civil unrest or nuclear attack were to happen and they... Read More
Recently, a friend of mine compared the amount of cyber crime happening online to the Wild West. Battling hackers and preventing cyber crime and hacktivist is a daily battle for big and small businesses. They are now required to take extra precautions with protecting their website since one vulnerability can do a lot of damage... Read More