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

Prepping 101: What to expect when the power goes out

  A power outage may not seem so bad, especially if you’re a prepper with a survival stockpile that’s full of supplies for your whole family. But what if the power outage lasts for a week or more? To make sure you’re not caught completely by of guard, follow the tips below to survive a long-term power outage. (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) … Continue reading Prepping 101: What to expect when the power goes out

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

5 Tips for building a bugout trailer

A bugout trailer, also known as a survival trailer, is an extension of your bugout bag (BOB). It makes it easier to carry extra supplies without the added weight slowing your bugout. Plus, few preppers dream of having a legitimate bugout location because it’s often out of their budget. A bugout trailer will, at the … Continue reading 5 Tips for building a bugout trailer

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