15 Baked goods and ingredients with a long shelf life for emergency preparedness

Foods like rice, beans and freeze-dried meats have long shelf lives, which make them staples for stockpiles. But these foods won’t last forever, which is why preppers know to regularly rotate their supplies. That said, there are some foods that don’t need to be replaced as often: baked goods. Baked goods, particularly the packaged ones you can buy in … Continue reading 15 Baked goods and ingredients with a long shelf life for emergency preparedness

Prepping tips: What you can learn from the rich on preparing for SHTF events

Disaster and emergency preparedness have increased in popularity recently. No longer are you considered odd for stocking up on food, water and other essentials, especially if you live in a region where disasters are an ever-present risk. But everyday preppers are not the only ones making sure they have enough resources to survive disasters. Wealthy people are … Continue reading Prepping tips: What you can learn from the rich on preparing for SHTF events

7 Clever uses for potassium permanganate, a versatile survival tool

  Survival kits should include tools and resources that can be used for a variety of purposes and situations. One such tool is potassium permanganate. This chemical compound combines manganese oxide ore with potassium hydroxide, and its four oxygen atoms are essential to its applicability in survival situations. Read on to learn about potassium permanganate and how to … Continue reading 7 Clever uses for potassium permanganate, a versatile survival tool

Survival essentials: 6 Things to include in a survival fire starter kit

Fire is a versatile survival asset, so it’s important that you have a fire starter kit in your bugout bag (BOB). A proper fire starter kit should contain multiple items you can use to start a fire so you can stay warm and cook outdoors. Read on for tips on building a fire survival kit. (h/t to PreppersWill.com) … Continue reading Survival essentials: 6 Things to include in a survival fire starter kit

Survival essentials: 9 Stealthy ways to cook after SHTF

Most modern cooking methods like air fryers or electric stoves rely on electricity. But when SHTF, you’ll need cooking methods that can run even if the power goes out. Below are nine stealthy cooking methods that you can try after disaster strikes. (h/t to ModernSurvivalOnline.com) These cooking methods will prove useful whether you’re bugging in at home because of … Continue reading Survival essentials: 9 Stealthy ways to cook after SHTF

Prepping tips: How to survive a long-term power outage

Ideally, your neighborhood shouldn’t have any power outages. If it does, they should only last for a couple of hours or one day. But preppers know that things often go wrong when you least expect them to and that you should always be prepared. Make sure you can survive a long-term power outage by stocking up … Continue reading Prepping tips: How to survive a long-term power outage

Coronavirus spread in the USA is “inevitable,” warns CDC: How to prep for an outbreak

In the early days before coronavirus (COVID-19) spread like wildfire throughout the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) focused on being “cautiously alert” to prevent mass panic. Now, the CDC has changed its tune and has warned that the public must prepare for the “inevitable” spread of the virus. (h/t to ReadyNutrition.com) This is the moment preppers … Continue reading Coronavirus spread in the USA is “inevitable,” warns CDC: How to prep for an outbreak

Do you have these essential items in your survival fire starter kit?

Whether you’re camping or bugging out, outdoor trips require a crucial item — a firestarting kit. A well-planned kit contains several ways to start a fire so you can stay warm and cook outdoors. (h/t to ModernSurvivalBlog.com) Firestarting skills are essential to your survival, especially when SHTF. Ideally, you should know how to start a fire using very basic tools, … Continue reading Do you have these essential items in your survival fire starter kit?

Maintaining oral health even during SHTF: Natural toothache remedies

Your teeth are the hardest part of your body, but if you don’t take proper care of them, they can easily succumb to the effects of poor dietary or lifestyle choices. When SHTF, taking care of your oral health can only become infinitely harder. Fortunately, there are natural remedies that you can use to relieve … Continue reading Maintaining oral health even during SHTF: Natural toothache remedies

Why coconut oil should be a part of your survival stockpile

Coconut oil is a staple in any prepper’s pantry. Aside from being a shelf stable product, coconut oil is a nutritious substitute for cooking oil. Additionally, coconut oil has various survival uses. (h/t to TheOrganicPrepper.com.) There are many different types of coconut oil, and two of them include refined or unrefined coconut oil. Refined coconut oil is separated by heat. This … Continue reading Why coconut oil should be a part of your survival stockpile