Roughing it: Survival tips for female preppers

Preppers come in all shapes and sizes, but women face some unique challenges when SHTF. (h/t to PreppersWill.com) Read on for tips that will benefit all outdoorswomen, such as how to deal with your period or how to take a bath when camping or bugging out. Bathing outdoors You can maintain proper hygiene while camping by devising a portable bathing … Continue reading Roughing it: Survival tips for female preppers

Thanks to covid, prepping has gone mainstream

The toilet paper wars of early 2020 were a serious wake-up call to millions of people who have now decided to adopt a new “prepping” and survival lifestyle. Bulk buying, which used to typically cater to larger families, is now the norm for many people post-plandemic, especially as food prices soar due to rapid and unrelenting inflation. It is … Continue reading Thanks to covid, prepping has gone mainstream

7 Reasons to own a bugout bag

When disaster strikes, you never know when you’ll need to drop everything and evacuate as quickly as possible. In those moments, you can’t be rummaging through cupboards still packing supplies. In a true bugout situation, leaving your current location and getting to a safe zone should be your top priority. Doing that will be easier if … Continue reading 7 Reasons to own a bugout bag

Prepper must-haves: What to stock up on before a summer or winter power outage

Almost everything in a modern home requires electricity, like food prep, heating, entertainment and communication. Before SHTF and you lose power for a week or longer, make sure you have enough supplies for summer and winter. (h/t to FoodStorageMoms.com) What to stock up on for a winter power outage On a regular day, short-term power outages are … Continue reading Prepper must-haves: What to stock up on before a summer or winter power outage

Prepping for a power outage: What to stock up on and when to bug out

While authorities typically give out notices in advance of a blackout, SHTF scenarios will feature abrupt power outages that last for a long time. Days without electricity could put your and your family’s safety on the line if you’re not prepared for a sudden power outage. Therefore, actively taking measures to prepare for that scenario is important for survival. What you need … Continue reading Prepping for a power outage: What to stock up on and when to bug out

Coronavirus prevention: These 9 sanitizers from Mexican company contain TOXIC methanol, cautions FDA

As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to infect people throughout the globe, health experts advise the public to practice social distancing and wash their hands thoroughly using soap and water to help prevent further infections. To maintain proper hygiene, people often use antibacterial hand sanitizers in the absence of soap and water. However, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) … Continue reading Coronavirus prevention: These 9 sanitizers from Mexican company contain TOXIC methanol, cautions FDA

The fairer (and better) sex? How women excel at prepping

Many prepping communities typically consist of more men than women, and the “masculine” way of preparedness is usually the dominant one – the militaristic, “kill or be killed” mindset. However, the “feminine” mindset of preparedness may be better for long-term survival. (h/t to Survivopedia.com) The feminine way of prepping The prepping lifestyle benefits men, women and … Continue reading The fairer (and better) sex? How women excel at prepping

Coronavirus blues: If people are panicking over toilet paper, what will they do when the FOOD runs out?

While it’s true that in today’s modern world most people practice good hygiene, sometimes, in emergencies, we find that we have to make do with what we have. Or don’t have.  Like when, say, there is an outbreak of a new virus we haven’t seen before and haven’t quite figured out, and it causes production … Continue reading Coronavirus blues: If people are panicking over toilet paper, what will they do when the FOOD runs out?

Coronavirus fears continue to spark panic buying of isopropyl alcohol and hand sanitizer across the USA

If you haven’t prepped your survival stockpile ahead of time, you’re out of luck: Mountain Falls’ 91% Isopropyl Alcohol is currently unavailable on the Amazon store. As COVID-19 continues to spread, shoppers become more desperate to get their hands on the product, which is a first aid antiseptic and topical antimicrobial. According to the product’s page … Continue reading Coronavirus fears continue to spark panic buying of isopropyl alcohol and hand sanitizer across the USA

The 6 best ways to store emergency supplies in a small space

The key to smart prepping is resourcefulness. While it is ideal to have a big space to store your emergency supplies, sometimes it can’t be helped that you’re stuck in a cramped apartment. That said, space — or the lack thereof — should never be an excuse as to why you’re not prepared for a … Continue reading The 6 best ways to store emergency supplies in a small space