13 Essential non-electric kitchen tools for your off-grid homestead

While electric appliances are convenient, when you’re dealing with a long-term power outage you may have trouble cooking if most of your tools run on electricity. As a prepper or homesteader, having manual or non-electric kitchen tools ensures that you can prepare meals and preserve food even after the grid goes down. (h/t to ModernSurvivalBlog.com) Below is … Continue reading 13 Essential non-electric kitchen tools for your off-grid homestead

13 Useful food storage lessons from World War II

There are a lot of lessons to be learned from World War II (WWII), especially for preppers who want to know how to store food supplies before SHTF. During WWII, people had to survive on war rations, which made it hard to feed a large family, especially if you were on a budget. In America, the government started rationing certain … Continue reading 13 Useful food storage lessons from World War II

LA County threatens suspensions for unvaccinated firefighters at FUTURE dates, because the county currently doesn’t have enough vaccinated, able-bodied workers

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are currently on a witch hunt to terminate all non-compliant, unvaccinated city workers who have NOT fallen prey to medical fraud and vaccine damage. LA County is currently sending “letters of suspension” to brave firefighters who serve the city. These letters explicitly state that the suspension will last … Continue reading LA County threatens suspensions for unvaccinated firefighters at FUTURE dates, because the county currently doesn’t have enough vaccinated, able-bodied workers

Survival skills: Learn how to cook from scratch so you can feed your family when SHTF

Convenience foods like TV dinners or instant mac and cheese can help reduce your prep time when cooking, but when SHTF it’s more important to know how to cook from scratch. This ensures that when you’re running low on supplies, you can still cook filling dishes even if you don’t have access to prepackaged meals. (h/t … Continue reading Survival skills: Learn how to cook from scratch so you can feed your family when SHTF

Deadly pesticides can harm bee populations for generations, study finds

A recent study showed that pesticides can harm bee populations for generations. The paper, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, found that bee populations can take a hit for generations once a bee is exposed to a common pesticide in its first year of life. Lead author and University of California … Continue reading Deadly pesticides can harm bee populations for generations, study finds

10 Everyday items you can use for survival

Preppers know to have a survival kit stored somewhere in their homestead, bug-out shelter or bug-out vehicle. But when SHTF, you may find yourself in a situation with only the items in and around your home at your disposal. In that case, knowing how to improvise tools or gear using only ordinary items may come in handy. Listed below are 10 … Continue reading 10 Everyday items you can use for survival

Prepping tips: 16 Alternative containers for your bug-out gear

Before SHTF, you need to pack a bug-out bag with items that will help you survive the trip to your bug-out location when it’s time to evacuate. Most preppers will store their bug-out gear in a sturdy backpack, but you can also use alternative containers like a duffel bag or even a wheeled suitcase. (h/t to TheSurvivalMom.com) Backpacks … Continue reading Prepping tips: 16 Alternative containers for your bug-out gear

Emergency preparedness: All-season transportation options in a post-SHTF world

When SHTF, getting from one place to another might be harder than usual. For instance, if almost everyone in your area is trying to drive away to safety, then expect heavy traffic to delay your evacuation as well. Law enforcement officers may also want to check vehicles on their way out, thereby worsening traffic. Certain disasters, such as earthquakes and … Continue reading Emergency preparedness: All-season transportation options in a post-SHTF world

LIGHTS OUT: 20 Things you need to do during a power outage

  It’s important to prepare everything you need before a power outage because when the lights go out, you might get disoriented and your family might panic. Stay calm, get everyone some flashlights and listen to the news if you experience a blackout in your neighborhood. (h/t to FoodStorageMoms.com) Keep the lights on: Prep before SHTF Here … Continue reading LIGHTS OUT: 20 Things you need to do during a power outage

Survival first aid: What you need to suture a wound when SHTF

A survival stockpile will not be complete without first-aid items like surgical needles and sutures. When SHTF, you will need these materials to close deep or gaping wounds so you can prevent yourself or a family member from bleeding out. First-aid essentials for stitching a wound Here are the first-aid items you’ll need to properly stitch a wound: (h/t to PrepSchoolDaily.Blogspot.com) Needle … Continue reading Survival first aid: What you need to suture a wound when SHTF