Preparedness & Survival Blog

Are You Ready for a Colder, Snowier Winter?

No matter where you live in the U.S., you’re likely to get hammered by severe weather this winter. Blizzards, ice storms, freezing temps, high winds… you name it. It’s coming in one form or another. There are many weather forecasters...

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Do Time Changes Mess with Your Body?

One out of three Americans doesn’t get enough sleep. That’s according to the CDC. Perhaps you are among those 33%.  So, an extra hour of sleep sounds pretty good, right? That’s what we’ll get on Sunday, November 5, in most...

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5 Reasons to Gift Preparedness This Holiday Season

I’m going to guess you’ve occasionally mentioned your preparedness activities to others. Maybe you don’t go into every detail. You want to keep your supplies covert. And you don’t want to sound preachy. But you confide in folks close to...

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Don’t Neglect Fruits & Veggies in Your Survival Stash

We all know we should eat more fruits and vegetables. In fact, experts recommend five to nine servings daily, depending on one’s age and activity level. But studies show 90% of us don’t get enough of them. This increases our...

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Where Can I Get an Accurate Weather Prediction?

Have you ever stayed home rather than attend an event because of a bad weather forecast? Only to kick yourself later because it turned out to be a beautiful day?  Or have you ever trusted a good weather report? Only...

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Israel Declares War After Devastating Terrorist Attack from Hamas

Breaking news: shocking and cowardly attacks by the terrorist group Hamas have sparked an all-out war in Israel.  Over 900 people (including 11 Americans) are dead, thousands are wounded and the terrorists are threatening to execute innocent hostages on TV. ...

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An Emergency Alert Is Coming Your Way Today

Your cell phone will have a message for you this afternoon. And it might be loud.  It’s going to speak up between 2:20 and 2:50 p.m. today, Eastern time. During that 30-minute window, you will receive a message on your...

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[VIDEO] Survival Minutes | Aluminum Foil + 3ÔłŹ‚É£ Lifesaving Uses

In this Survival Minute, former Navy SEAL Cade Courtley reveals the incredible versatility of a common household product - aluminum foil.  From signaling for help to cooking and even staying warm, learn essential uses that can make all the difference...

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Water Crisis Threatens Bottled Water Prices

One of the biggest problems with extreme weather is how its negative effects can impact us weeks and months later. Take this past summer’s sizzling heat waves and lack of rain, for example. Those two weather events not only took...

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