Who are the happy preppers? We are happy bacon-loving preppers (and scout leaders) who camp, fish, hunt, shoot, grow, can, and stock survival supplies for the day when the grocery stores and banks are closed. We are the happiest preppers on the planet!
How to Be a Prepper and Live Happily Ever After:
(Sept. 1, 2015) Being a prepper is not just about hoarding food and supplies. Prepping is about combining your skills, hobbies and interests to survive whatever comes your way. Prepare to live happily ever after with us!
Kids heading back to school? Head lice is on the rise in 25 states with a new mutant army! If you're getting itchy just thinking of it, then it's time to have a look at how preppers deal with head lice.
Enhance your Everyday Carry! What's in your pocket? If you did a pocket dump of the average prepper, likely you'd find a knife and/or firearm, a firestarter, and a flashlight. Have you neglected one of the most important tools to carry with you daily? Read our Prepper's Everyday Carry List and compare with what's in your pocket.
Mylar Thermal Blankets - you've been using them all wrong! Newsflash, a mylar blanket is not supposed to warm you up! A mylar blanket can save your life, but only if you know how to use a mylar blanket properly. Spread the word to the prepping and survival community.
How to Survive the plague: Did you the United states gets 1-17 cases of the plague annually? Right now, preppers in Utah, Colorado, California and Arizona need to take particular note of the plague and how to survive.
More reasons to stash chewing gum in your preps. Only four out of five dentists recommend gum for their patients who chew gum and we wondered why! Chewing gum can help you in a survival situation. If you read our original article back in 2012, you'd have noticed 7 great reasons to stockpile gum, but we've added more compelling reasons to stock gum for survival, bringing it to a total of ten reasons in this revised article.
Pretty Little Prepper Lies! Whether lies are secretive, boastful or come from the misinformed, preppers need to be aware and to take a measure of caution before accepting prepping ideas and misinformation. Don't succumb to the pretty little lies from other survivalists, FEMA, the U.S. Federal Drug Administration, or the Centers for Disease Control either.
Mexican Fiesta Food Storage: Plan ahead and your family can dine on tacos, tostadas, enchiladas, and other specialties with Yoder's canned taco filling, home made tortillas, canned beans, olives, corn and even sour cream!
Yoder-Lay-He-Who! Yoder's canned meats have a 10-year shelf life. Try canned sausage, canned hamburger, and canned beef taco filling too!
Home sweet homestead. 65+ ways of Homesteading with the farm! You don't have to quit your job and move to the country! Start living off the grid now and enjoy your urban homestead. Get started with this list of 50 homesteading skills anyone can try.
Got antibiotics? Here are 19+ natural antibiotic alternatives. Take a closer look at the available natural antibiotics. Prescription antibiotics may not be available when you need them most, so you'll need alternatives. There are many natural, botanical antibiotic alternatives to find in the natural food stores or search easily online. Natural antibiotics can be your first line of defense (before going to the doctor for antibiotic drugs). Natural antibiotics can help you with sinus infections and colds, sore throats, urinary tract infections and ordinary cuts and scrapes. You need only have the knowledge of the right natural antibiotics.
Stash this surprising survival tool in your medicine cabinet: mouthwash! We uncovered 12 strange survival uses of mouthwash. Mouthwash contains alcohol and has many first aid applications and interesting uses in preparedness.
Master List of Prepping Supplies
Alcohol – Even if you don't drink, preppers should stock alcohol: rubbing alcohol for first aid and also spirits for bartering.
Antibiotics – You may not have access to antibiotics from the doctor, so consider the natural antibiotics available to you now.
Antibacterials – Good hygiene is the start of being happy and healthy. Go beyond antibacterial soap and find options.
Antiseptics – Neosporin (or polysporin if you are allergic) are only the beginning.
Axe / hatchet and sharpener for wood chopping. Learn also about the importance of a Pulaski axe.
Bic lighter. Pictured right, a BIC is a favorite of many survivalists.
Blankets – Stock up on both mylar and wool blankets. Mylar is lightweight and helps you retain 90% of body heat (it's essential for you bugout bag). A fire- resistant wool blanket for first aid is a valuable prep to own and ideal for Winterizing your vehicle.
Bleach – 10 Things you should know about bleach before you buy too much. Consider Steramine tablets, right, as a bleach alternative.
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