Survival Tips

Protect Your Home With a DIY Tripwire

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

Knitting Without Needles - Your Key To Winter Survival

One of the basics of emergency preparedness is having enough cold weather gear to stay warm wherever you are. You should have extra blankets and other cold weather gear in each of your cars, as well as in your 72 hour survival kits. However, even the most prepared person can find himself in need of... Read More

What to Keep in Your Winter Survival Kit

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

Must Have Sanitation & Personal Hygiene Items For An Emergency

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

Should I Invest in A Bunker?

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

How to Prepare and Protect Yourself Virtually

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

The Many Survival Uses of Pine Sap

Have you ever wondered while camping how long you’d survive off of the land with little to no help? What would you eat? What would do you do to stay warm? What would you with an injury? Believe it or not, there are plenty of plants and resources that you can utilize in the wild... Read More

10 Hacks to Winterize Your Home This Year

As the colder months approach us, it’s time to start thinking about what can be done to winterize your home. Winter storms typically occur in the Midwest anytime from late October to April. They are most likely to happen during the winter months of December to February. Here’s the thing – winter storms range from... Read More

8 Tips to Survive After a Disaster

When a disaster strikes, the first 72 hours of survival are the most critical. Whether it be treating immediate life threatening medical conditions or making sure that there is sufficient food and water, how you use your time will matter. With major disasters, there is a good chance that it could be 72 hours or... Read More

5 Reasons Why People Don't Prepare

When you hear about the reasons why others are “preparing for an emergency” or “thinking ahead”, it makes perfect sense. But when someone gives you an excuse for why they are not taking extra precautions, is there any logic behind it? Today, we will be exploring the 5 excuses people make with not preparing for... Read More

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