Whether you are experiencing a lengthy power outage, a natural disaster or apocalyptic event, your stockpile is bound to dwindle sooner or later. I’ll tell you one thing – the folks who get creative with everyday items for survival will definitely be in it for the long haul. Everyday Items For Survival: Your Life Depends On It Improvising with these items, which you may not consider for a survival situation on a normal basis, could potentially be the difference between life and death. Lucky for you, these items are already lying around the house. Improvise, adapt, and overcome! Check out these everyday survival items. 1. Coffee Filters You can use it as a disposable plate or bowl so you can just dispose of it after without having the need to wash. It’s a good way to eat on-the-go. A few uses for coffee filters include: Filter water or juice Glasses cleaner Emergency toilet paper Potting soil Gardening 2. Tabs Forgot your fish hooks or maybe ran out of them? Pop a cold one and creat..
You are here: HomePreppingSemi-Automatic, Revolver, Caliber, Cartridges: What You Need to Know When Buying a Gun Semi-Automatic, Revolver, Caliber, Cartridges: What You Need to Know When Buying a Gun 3 comments November 20, 2017 Featured Posts Prepping If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! What do you really need to know before buying a gun? Last week, in the first installment of our series, we talked about some of the things you needed to think about, like how you plan to be using it and some basic definitions. But there’s a lot more to buying a gun that will work well for you than understanding what the words mean. So, let’s move on to Part 2 of our Monday GunDay guest series by Steve Candidus, who has generously written these articles to make choosing a firearm easier. What You Need to Know When Buying a Gun By Steve Candidus Revolvers vs. Semi-Automatics Let’..
Telling the difference between rural and urban preppers can be quite an interesting discussion. People’s views and preferences are a good source of information to spot advantages of one prepper over the other. Urban Preppers vs Rural Preppers | Survival Discussion Where would you rather be in an SHTF situation? I always think people prefer to be in the type of environment they already live in. But, we will never really know unless a catastrophic event happens and experience it first-hand. So, the whole point of this topic is to see the advantages and disadvantages of being urban preppers or rural preppers. It’s up to you to decide later on where you want to be when SHTF happens. 1. Availability of Resources More than anything else, food and water are your primary needs for any survival situation. The constant need for provisions will lead to its decrease as each day goes by. You may feel like you have enough food and water supply, but you must consider what’s going to happen next wh..
This post may contain affiliate links. Thank you for supporting us with your purchases!* A person’s home is their castle. For preppers, almost every aspect of their survival plan is centered around them being at home when disaster strikes. But what if disaster strikes while you’re away from home? Everyone spends some time away from their home for one reason or another, be it a vacation, a business trip, or visiting family for the holidays (like I will be this weekend). The question is, how would you respond if a disaster occurred while you were away on one of these trips, and what can you do to prepare for that scenario? Here are a few tips… Put Together an EDC Bag An EDC (everyday carry) bag is one of the best ways to ensure you are prepared no matter where you go. First, it’s important to define what an EDC bag is and how it should be treated. While a bug out bag can be stored in your home and is meant to be grabbed in case you have to quickly evacuate, an EDC bag is someth..
We are getting to that time of year when things will begin to freeze at night. The leaves are falling and there is that crisp feeling in the air. As much as I love fall, I am not a big fan of the winter months. In addition to just disliking cold weather, winter weather can also do damage to my home. In many cases, winter provides the highest utility bills of the year as well. However, with a few simple steps you can ensure that damage is avoided and your bills stay as low as possible. In this article the tips and tricks in winterizing your home! Winterizing your Home Mind your Furnace For most people, the furnace will provide all of your heat for the winter months. This means that servicing or replacing your furnace in the fall is one of your more important tasks. If you wish to get the lowest heating bills possible, you may want to upgrade to a high efficiency furnace. My parents just went through this process and told me they cut their heating bill in half! Energy star furnaces will..
Written by Cody on The Prepper Journal. Editors Note: A second guest submission from Cody Jarrett to The Prepper Journal. Serious Preppers will see the advantages in new products like these. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award like Cody, as well as being entered into the Prepper Writing Contest AND have a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies, then enter today! This year the United States has seen a large amount of natural disasters including earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and blizzards. In many cases these disasters left thousands of people stranded without food, water, first aid, shelter and other necessities. It is a recurring theme we as preppers follow, plan for, and hope against. A good shelter is one of the most important items when planning for an emergency. The website Ready, the Official website of th..
This post may contain affiliate links. Thank you for supporting us with your purchases!* 2017 had the worst hurricane season in a long time. Hurricane Harvey caused catastrophic flooding in Texas. Hurricane Irma caused damage all over Florida. And Hurricane Maria absolutely decimated Puerto Rico. You would think that this would be enough to cause most people–or at least those on the gulf coast–to become preppers. But sadly, 99% of people will continue on with their lives as usual, assuming nothing bad will ever happen to them or their homes. But why? What is it that stops people from getting into preparedness? In this video, Prepper Princess shares the top 5 stupid excuses people give for not prepping. Here’s her list: 5. I Can’t Afford It. 4. Nothing’s Gonna Happen. 3. The Government Will Take Care Of Me. 2. I Don’t Know Where To Start. 1. I’ll Just Come to Your House. She has several things to say about these excuses, so watch her video below to hear her comments. R..
We’ve thought about doing a bug out bag guide so many times before it’d be impossible to count, but somehow in 4 years, still haven’t actually published one. The why comes down to the fact that, unlike comprehensive lists – like of all the survival gear you might or might not want to have, or of all the first aid supplies you might entertain stashing in your at-home stockpile, bug out bags are a delicate balance and you really can have too much. It’s actually probably easier to have too much than too little, considering your goal with creating a B.O.B. is to be as prepared as possible, and thus the practicality of not having a lightweight enough pack may not set in until it’s essentially too late, and you end up in an emergency situation where you need to lug a heavy pack around as planned. Hazard 4 Officer Tactical Molle Backpack – Amazon / eBay So I’m, oddly enough, going to ask you guys first what you have in your bug out bag before we even publish a bug out bag article of our ow..
The holidays can be a great time to add those much-needed supplies to your prepper stockpile! Check out how you can learn how to stock up on the essentials! Prepper Stockpile: Take Advantage of the Holidays While millions of Americans are throwing their money away on a bunch of useless garbage, smart preppers are using the season to become better prepared. For those looking to build their emergency stockpiles, this is one of the best times of the year to get started. Most grocery stores are offering deep discounts on certain types of food this time of year; fortunately for preppers, these items store very well for long periods of time, making this the perfect opportunity to grow your emergency stockpiles. 1. Look Online for Coupons Start researching who is selling what, then go online to see if you can find coupons to further increase your savings. Websites like the Krazy Coupon Lady allow you to break it down by store and product. 2. Search for Local Deals Sometimes, not all grea..
You are here: HomeCurrent EventsWhy People Will Happily Line Up to be Microchipped Like Dogs Why People Will Happily Line Up to be Microchipped Like Dogs 39 comments November 17, 2017 Current Events Featured Posts If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! So…some people actually want to be microchipped like a dog. They’re lining up for it. They’re having parties to get it done. It if isn’t available to them, they’re totally bummed out. I’m not even going to venture into the religious aspect of having a microchip inserted into a human being. Let’s just talk about the secular ramifications. Certain folks won’t be happy until everyone has a computer chip implanted in them. Here’s how this could go. Initially, it would be the sheep who blindly desire to be chipped for their own “convenience” leading the way. Then, it would become remarkably inconvenient not to be chipped ..