Preparedness & Survival Blog

Don’t Desert Desserts When It Comes to Your Survival Stash

When we think of survival food, it’s usually staples such as rice, grains, soups, oatmeal, flour and such. Those are all fine, but if a survival situation lasts more than a few days, you’re going to need more variety. You’re...

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Are You Weather-Alert Savvy? Find Out Here!

What do you do when you hear an emergency weather report?  Some people immediately rush to their basement. Others think, “I‘d better keep an eye out while I continue about my business.” Still others assume it’s a false alarm unless...

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Easy Steps to Making Your Own Seed Paper

We all know what seeds are. Often tiny, they sometimes produce large plants when planted and cared for properly. And we all know what seeding means when it comes to sports tournaments. The top seeds are given the easiest path...

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Doomsday Clock Inches Closer to Midnight

Have you ever heard of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists? It's not exactly the light reading you'd find in a doctor's or dentist's office. But it is a non-technical academic journal that covers global security and public policy issues.  Those...

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How to Make Your Fruits & Veggies Last Longer

Just about everybody loves fruits and vegetables. And knowing how good they are for us adds another positive dimension to eating them. But there is a downside. If you don't eat fresh fruits and vegetables during the first few days...

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Save Money While Preparing

Inflation is in full force. For many of us, money is scarce right now and we’ve had to tighten our belts. But here’s the irony. Stockpiling emergency supplies including food is more important than ever. So, how do we prepare...

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Flooding From Storms Leads to Water Supply Contaminations

Earlier this month, the U.S. was hit with two major storm systems that cost lives and caused considerable property damage. In drought-stricken California, heavy rains over a period of several days caused flooding and power outages over several regions. And...

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Keep Your Body Fueled in a Crisis

Think about something you do on an occasional basis that is stressful for you. Perhaps it’s public speaking. Maybe it’s driving at night or in the rain. Or perhaps it’s something physical like helping someone move from one home to...

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Simple Ways to Organize Your Survival Stash

As far as I can tell, there's only one downside to collecting a wide variety of survival gear. And that's dealing with the challenge of where to keep it. Don't get me wrong – the more you have, the better....

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