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Tapped out? You think you're tapping into clean drinking water when you turn on the faucet, but you may be tapping into a cocktail of unwanted contaminants, potentially deadly toxins and organisms. Before you tap into your tap water, tap into this article on the 10 reasons not to drink the tap water.
Look for the silver lining! Prepping secrets about silver. Discover secret tips for finding silver hiding in your coin jar. No need to be a coin collector to profit from these tips.
Survival is sweet! Chocolate is among the best emergency foods to stockpile. While there is a limited shelf life there are survival uses of chocolate worth considering.
Vacuum sealing. Are you vacuum sealing your food what about making ice packs? Seed saving? Well, maybe you should! Here's our popular article: Prepping with a food saver.
Prepper carts. Consider owning a handcart, wheelbarrow or wagon to help with the task of hauling your supplies! A hand cart is an indispensable tool for off-grid living. Review this list of ten carts for preppers.
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North Korea's hydrogen bomb threat. Dear "reader," you may be worried about North Korea's apparent new capabilities, but you're a prepper and most of what you've been doing will prepare for an attack from North Korea. Find out what more you can do to prepare for the new atomic age.
Hurricane season. Did you know hurricane season is June 1- November 30?
Homeless lessons. The hurricanes and the tornadoes and flooding that follows will cause much homelessness. Everyone can learn from the homeless.
Nuke supplies! As a prepper, you likely have many of the supplies necessary to survive nuclear fallout. Aside from stocking your shelter with food, water and a first aid kit, we have a list of the top ten nuke supplies to own.
iOSAT: the teensy pill that could save your life. The masses of initial survivors of a nuclear catastrophe will be begging for the tiny pill pictured at the top right hand of the page, but only a lucky few may get this life-saving, thyroid blocking pill of potassium iodide that's government approved. Why wait for a handout that may never come? The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is stockpiling iOSAT "Nukepills," so shouldn't you?
Prepper Toilets. Do you have a plan when the stuff hits the fan? If your #1 place to go #2 isn't available because the toilets won't flush, you must have an alternative sanitation plan. Read about your Prepper Toilet Options.
New! Cook indoors in an emergency! When it's wet and rainy, or cold and snowy, how will you cook when the grid goes down? Can you take your off-grid cooking inside? Yes. Here are eleven ways to cook indoors in an emergency.
New! Are you dreaming of owning a homestead? Wondering how to afford the land? Get out of the rat race and learn how to buy land for next to nothing so you can start your homesteading journey.
New! Master country living skills quickly and easily. Storey's Country Wisdom pamphlets are condensed information guides packed with practical, hands-on instructions. Want to build a chicken coop? Start seeds indoors? Get free fertilizer? Build a smokehouse? There's a guide for you!
How are your finances? The Prepper's Financial Guide, right, teaches you the other half of disaster planning―how to survive economic turmoil that hits regions and nations after the storm has passed. It also provides a practical guide to living a life of financial independence so you can weather whatever personal financial problems you may have.
New! How to buy large water tanks. Large water storage tanks provide the answer to your family's emergency water needs as a secondary source to the municipal water supply. No matter where you live, having a secondary supply of water is important. You can have large water tanks delivered! Here's what to know about large water tanks.
New! Stop bleeding when there is no doctor! Do you know how to stop bleeding? It can take just five minutes for someone to bleed to death, and in those precious moments you can take measures to help make the bleeding stop.
Mexican food storage. Get out your rice, pinto beans and pinto bean seasoning, masa harina and tortilla press! Rehydrate your freeze dried meat and sour cream. Clip some cilantro from the garden, open the jar of salsa and now you're ready to have an off-grid Mexican fiesta! Did we mention the pinto bean seasoning. Good stuff, pictured right.
Rise and shine! Have you given much thought about the most important meal of the day? Now's the time to plan your breakfast food storage.
Ever thought of going off-grid in Alaska? Some of the toughest of preppers live off grid in Alaska. Here are some considerations for going off-grid and in Alaska, and an excellent documentary to watch if you want to go it "Alone into the wilderness."
How to spot the "fake news." While an editorialist is allowed commentary and opinion, journalists are supposed to stick to the facts and delineate. That's not what's happening today. Patriots are on the alert. Here's how to sort through the media bias and spot the fake news.
Emergency water pouches. What's the deal with those emergency drinking water pouches in survival kits? Are emergency water pouches worth the price?
Firestarters are a spark of brilliance! Every prepper, camper, hunter or scout master needs a quality firestarter but may not know the difference between a ferro rod or a magnesium and flint firestarter. Get schooled on this basic survival item, which should be part of your everyday carry. See our list of best of the firestarting options for preppers.
Find your perfect match. Survival matches come in several varieties. Find the perfect survival match and garner a few match hacks and skills for your survival.
Are you stocking electrolytes? Excessive sweating from a strenuous activity or illness are just two reasons why you'll want to stockpile electrolytes as part of your overall prepping plans. Don't sweat the small stuff, like heatstroke. Instead, prepare for it by stockpiling electrolytes so you can keep hydrated and stay healthy in crisis ~ whether it's a personal emergency, like the illness of a child, a full-blown pandemic or just working on the homestead in the hot sun.
Shopping thrift shops for prepping books? They are hard to come by. It's even hard to find new books on prepping at the book stores, but you can shop Amazon and save. Here are Ten Prepping books to buy used on Amazon.