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Fruit storage ideas beyond raisins and fruit leathers. Anyone new to prepping or who wants to add variety to their stockpiles, should consider fruit as food storage. Here's how to add more fruit into your prepper's pantry.
It's Girl Scout Cookie time! February and March is a good time to stock up on cookies. Find out which have the longest shelf life.
Are you new to prepping and want an easy project? Do you need a few quick weekend prepping projects? Are you looking for prepping projects so easy that a kid could do it? Following is just such a list of easy prepping projects. Learn how to use a military P-51 can opener!
Cereal as emergency food storage. Cereal is ready to eat and fairly shelf stable emergency food, but there are also warm cereals to consider, like creamy wheat cereal. Here are four kinds of cereals to stock in the prepper's pantry.
Energy chews, gels and tablets provide endurance. Energy bites give you a psychological edge and can save you from pure exhaustion when bugging out. Some also provide electrolytes, and reduce cramping. Give energy chews a shot and check out our review of energy chews, gels, and tablets.
Do you know the value of a red chem light? Every prepper should own the red kind and know the differences between the colors. Red may not burn as bright, but there's good reason to stock the red ones. On chem light color uses, there's much to know: All about chem lights.
Live near a nuclear reactor? You might as well stock up on iOSAT -- Potassium Iodide tablets. Get one packet for everyone in your household. Stockpiling potassium iodide (KI), Nukepills, pictured right, is highly recommended by health officials worldwide to prevent thyroid cancer of those exposed to radioactive iodine following a nuclear reactor accident or detonation of a nuclear weapon. Radioactive iodine can travel hundreds of miles downwind, such as it did after the Chernobyl and Fukushima disasters.
Get your Gamma Seal Lids! Gamma seal lids convert buckets into waterproof and airtight storage containers. They make it easy to get into your food storage! Ordinary buckets may have a lid, but you'll surely break a fingernail getting into your food storage if you don't have a bucket opener. Gamma seal is a plastic screw on bucket lid that's easy to open and easy to seal back for the next time.
Revisit this popular prepping article: Ten free preps. We promise you that they won't cost you a dime.
Here's a hot idea in prepping: get a thermos! A thermos might seem like an odd prep, but there are many more reasons to get a thermos in your preps.
Updated list of Top Prepper Web sites. This list of top ranking prepper web sites now includes homesteading sites, too. The list is based on Alexa rankings. Is your favorite site on the list of top prepper Web sites?
What to expect when a prepper is expecting. Hey Mama! Hey Papa! Get your obstetrical kit together, re-evaluate your bugout bag, stock the pregnant prepper's pantry, get baby safe and more. Be prepared to handle a pregnancy in crisis.
Prepare for economic collapse. Right now the economy is doing well apparently because of President Elect Trump. Don't let your guard down, just yet because the time to prepare for economic collapse is when things are still good.
Doing the laundry without electricity. Off-grid washing machines and how to do the laundry without electricity. Wash clothes without electricity, like the Amish! Here's a list of the Off grid laundry methods.
Discover the healing powers of Himalayan pink salt. Learn about Himalayan salt lamps, and salt slabs for the homestead and how Himalayan Pink salt home remedies have backing by the scientific community.
Knives are still an important part of survival. Today you can't enter a court room, a school room, or a plane with a knife, but back in the day a gentleman, an outdoorsman, or a boy scout was never without a pocket knife. Things have changed, but one thing hasn't: the importance of knives in survival! Here are the best military and survival knives.
Bentonite clay. First it was a secret of the ancients, then it was a secret of the cosmetic industry, and now preppers have a secret: it's bentonite clay. What is bentonite clay?
It's the most important clay you never heard about for detoxification, gardening and even household cleaning. 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.
Prepare your dog for survival. You need only look at a homeless person with his or her dog to know the true value of owning a canine in crisis. A dog is perhaps the last most precious possession a human can own. Get prepared and
Know about the antibiotic apocalypse! There's a superbug that's coming and man has engineered the catastrophe himself. Learn how to survive the superbug.
Lifestraw Community can filter 26,000 gallons of water! Did you know Lifestraw has a gravity fed system that can provide water to an entire community? Lifestraw Community, pictured right, can purify between 70,000-100,000 liters of water. That's 18,000- 26,000 gallons of water, which is enough to serve community settings for several years.
How to prepare for pandemic. If Ebola taught prepper's anything, it's that people can make selfish decisions and that a pandemic panic can wipe out pandemic supplies in short order. Gas masks are still in short supply nationwide. Learn how to prepare for the next pandemic.
Prepper's Guide to the Food Saver. Thinking about getting a Food Saver? This will "seal the deal!" The Food Saver will save your food and a help you prepare for emergencies, too. Discover weird ways preppers use a FoodSaver.
Flick your BIC lighter. Mykel Hawke brings a BIC -- it's a favorite survival tool. A survivor of the Bosnian war found BIC lighters to be more valuable than a generator, and we agree. See our wholesale source of BIC lighters.
A water filter for radiological contaminants? Yes! The Seychelle Family Radiological Water Filter, right, removes Radiological Contaminants such as Gross Beta, Radon 222, Alpha Radium 226, Plutonium, Uranium, Cesium 134 and 13!
Nuclear crisis. Fukushima, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island. Nuclear crisis happens. Do you live near a nuclear plant? If so, find out how you can protect yourself against radiation and how to identify radiation dangers. A geiger-counter, right, detects ionizing radiation.
Do you have any Borax in your supply cabinet? It's an old fashioned supply item that preppers should consider. Borax deodorizes and freshens, plus it's a natural alternative to bleach and quite a handy thing to have around in post apocalyptic times. Borax has many applications for preppers.
The importance of socks and pantyhose in survival.
You won't look at your sock drawer in the same way ever again when you know... clean socks can help you avoid trench foot, filter water in a survival situation and more.
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