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New! If a fire breaks out, will you know what to do? Most preppers are not confident in using a fire extinguisher. Know how to use a fire extinguisher and have plenty on hand...
New! Find your perfect match. Survival matches come in several varieties. Know the difference between a stormproof match, strike anywhere match, the green tip kind and more. Find the perfect survival match and garner a few match hacks and skills for your prepping and survival knowledge base.
New! Cooking with powdered buttermilk! Do you have powdered buttermilk in your pantry? Maybe you should! It's delicious, convenient, versatile and money saving! Here's a look at cooking with powdered buttermilk. Did we mention soapmaking? Yes! Use powdered buttermilk for that too.
Pemmican survival food. From the Native Americans tradition comes a survival bar like no other: pemmican bars! Pemmican bars are a sustaining source of energy and ideal for prepping. Learn how to make pemmican.
Avian Flu preparedness. Get your pandemic kits ready as the bird flu has surfaced and poultry farmers must cull their flocks. At minimum have anti-viral masks in your vehicle and handy at work. Here's how to prepare for bird flu.
Cooking with canned hamburger. There are lots of canned meats available at the local grocery stores, but have you come across a can of ground beef or canned hamburger? Give it a try! Here are recipes to try using canned hamburger.
No yeast breads. No yeast is no problem if you're a prepper! Here's a list of no yeast breads to bake and savor. Baking peasant breads is one of the forgotten skills of self- sufficiency.
Spinach flakes and how to use them. You may come across spinach flakes in your quest for your prepper's pantry and not know how to use them. Think of spinach flakes like an herb! Here's how to cook with dehydrated spinach flakes.
Planning emergency meals. What are your emergency food options? This list of emergency food provides an overview for your prepper's pantry, your go bags, and your vehicles, so you're ready when the "S" hits the fan.
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!
Survival uses of a bandanna. Have you considered the humble bandanna, which as an icon of the American West? A bandanna has incredible survival uses. Be sure to have a bandanna handy in your go-bags.
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.
Do you know how much water you need for a family of four? Your strategy for survival includes storing adequate water for the short term and having different methods for filtering it when water runs out: water filtration and storage.
Below are cheap ways to prep for little or no money!
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 stock colloidal silver in your medicine cabinet? Maybe you should! Here's what to know about colloidal silver.
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.
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.
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.
Reasons to stockpile oats in the prepper's pantry. The list of possibilities is endless when it comes to oats. You can toast oats, grind them into flour, bake them, sprout them, boil them, and also make oat milk, use them medicinally and more. We've enhanced this article to include a total of 15 ideas for including them in your pantry. There's more reason than ever to stockpile oats in the prepper's pantry.
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.
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.
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.
Prepare your dog for survival. You need only look at a homeless person with a dog to know the true value of owning a canine in crisis. Why don't you start prepping for your dog?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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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