Preparedness & Survival Blog

You Can Have Light Even in a Blackout

"Shake, shiver and shovel." That's what The Farmers' Almanac is predicting for the 2022-23 winter in the U.S. They say there will be plenty of snow, rain and mush, as well as record-breaking cold temperatures in some areas. I guess...

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Rolling Blackouts a Possibility This Winter

Are coal and natural gas in short supply in the U.S. these days? And if so, what does that mean for our upcoming winter? According to a U.S. regulatory agency, those supplies are indeed tight. And that means when we experience...

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20+ Practical (& Unusual) Holiday Gift Ideas

Maybe it's all the stuff going on in the world these days that's making people nervous about a very uncertain future. Perhaps that's why folks are so focused on practical gifts this holiday season. Today I want to tell you...

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You Can Stockpile Survival Food While Budgeting

Do you have a stockpile of survival food ready in case of emergency? If your answer is no, I've got a great, free way to get you started. And if your answer is yes, I've got a great, free way...

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Rail Strike Could 'Bring the U.S. Economy to Its Knees'

Man, I'm sure glad that supply chain mess is just about over. That was miserable. I mean, I know things are not completely back to normal yet, but they're a lot better, right?. Wait, what did you say? The supply...

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Meat Preservation Methods You Need to Know

Unless we studied world history in high school or college, most of us probably don't know a whole lot about the ancient Peruvian Incas of the Andes. But one thing we do know is that they were one of the...

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4Patriots Helps Harry Chapin Food Bank Feed Hurricane Ian Victims

4Patriots recently donated 7,800 72-Hour Survival Food Kits to Harry Chapin Food Bank in Southwest Florida following the devastating Category 4 Hurricane Ian that killed 157 people and caused more than $50 billion in damages. The food bank is the...

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Scammers and Hackers on the Rise – How to Thwart Them

Not long ago, a friend of mine told me he received a Facebook friend request from me. Since we were already Facebook friends, he must have thought that either I was getting senile or I got hacked. My response? "Not...

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Eliminate Carbon Monoxide Threats With Solar Power

Another Halloween has come and gone, but that doesn't mean scary times are behind us. We've all seen what the past few years have produced – extreme weather, power outages, food shortages, etc. And we know there's plenty more to...

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