In an emergency, like after a summer thunderstorm, you may need to get by without power or tap water. You’ll need some basic supplies, and experts recommend that you be prepared to be self-sufficient for at least 72 hours. You...
With hurricanes being so unpredictable I thought it would be a good time to take a break from our normal house conditioning and concentrate for a moment on hurricane preparations. Being a prepper and survivalist, I refuse to take...
Most people know the basics of fire safety at home, and that a fire extinguisher may be the first line of defense in case of a fire. But it’s not enough to just have a fire extinguisher – knowing...
During the warmer months, an emergency like a flood or power outage can strike at any time. Make sure you and your family are prepared and protected by keeping these items around the house in any easy-to-access spot. Toolkit Even if...
Without Water You Won't Survive Past 3 Days There is not much more important to your survival than storing drinking water. Without it you will not survive 3 days and you certainly will not be eating many meals from a...
Regardless of whether you are preparing for an emergency or to be ready for something that could happen every day, every home should be outfitted with a good first aid kit. In fact, most experts agree that regardless of...
Often we confuse self sufficiency with self reliance. The two are related but they're very different. Think back to the days of the pioneers heading west. They were very self reliant, but they also worked in teams and small communities...
During a recent power outage, it occurred to us that not everyone out there is ready for such an event, or equipped with the items needed to lighten the sometimes stressful environment it can create. We have put a few...
Food Preservation Options When it comes to food preservation there are two very important things that should be looked at, Why and How. Why Why are you preparing, and what length of time or type of emergency are you preparing for? Example: Let's...
Fifteen Steps You Can Take to Get Out of the Cubicle and Onto Self-Reliance Want to live off your land? More people are pursuing a lifestyle of self-reliance, depending upon themselves for their food and making a living by homesteading....