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

Prepping tips: What to expect when you lose power for one week

Surviving a week-long power outage requires a great deal of preparation. You use electricity for a lot of things, so it only makes sense that you pay more attention to how you’ll manage your home in the event of a power outage. Here’s what to expect when the grid goes down for a week: (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) Day 1 … Continue reading Prepping tips: What to expect when you lose power for one week

Prepping tips for the injured or those with chronic illness

Around six in ten Americans are living with at least one chronic disease. Given this statistic, it’s likely that you either have a chronic illness or have a family member with one. This reality will make prepping for a disaster a little more difficult. However, there are ways that you can manage the situation. Here’s what … Continue reading Prepping tips for the injured or those with chronic illness

Top 12 NECESSARY items for survival when SHTF

Depending on their needs, preppers rely on different tools for various survival applications. If you’re not sure where to start, here’s a list of 12 items that can help you survive when disaster strikes. (h/t to SurvivalistPrepper.net) This list doesn’t just include the kind of gear you need in your survival bag. Certain tools and skills can act … Continue reading Top 12 NECESSARY items for survival when SHTF

Using kitchen knives for survival

You might think that you are safest when you are at home, but home invasions can happen without warning and at any moment. Fortunately, since no one else knows your home as much as you and your family do, simply put, you have the home advantage. There are many everyday items in your house that … Continue reading Using kitchen knives for survival

These important items deserve a place in every bug-out bag

If you’re just starting your journey as a prepper, you need to familiarize yourself with the bug-out bag (BOB). The backpack for your BOB should be sturdy and the items in it must cover your basic needs for at least 72 hours after you evacuate from a survival scenario. (h/t to SurvivalSullivan.com.) Deciding what to include … Continue reading These important items deserve a place in every bug-out bag

Tips to prepare for a nationwide power grid failure

As a prepper, you need to be ready for different kinds of survival scenarios, such as a nationwide power grid failure. (h/t to ReadyNutrition.com) You can make necessary preparations so you can stay off the grid when SHTF. This way, you can avoid getting stuck in a community center with other families. While living off-grid isn’t exactly a … Continue reading Tips to prepare for a nationwide power grid failure

Essential survival gear for the home

The comfort and ease of modern-day living is made possible by flip-of-the-switch electricity, turn-of-the-knob water supplies, on-the-go cell phone communication, and high-speed internet access. It’s easy to take these conveniences for granted, but nothing in life is for certain; that’s why having a backup plan is important. Here are some essentials you should have on … Continue reading Essential survival gear for the home