Despite predictions, it can be impossible to know the damage a natural disaster will cause until it has already hit. This is especially true with power outages. In the case of the recent hurricanes, millions of people were left without power and no sense of when they would get it back. We’ve outlined 10 things […]
You will find the idea of prepping more and more in the news. Many fear our food supply may be compromised. Others fear civil unrest. Still others want to be self-sustaining in the event of a weather catastrophe or other emergency.
Prepping and preparing for "what if"
Whatever the motivation, it's always wise to be prepared. We can all learn some practical, easy-to-implement tips, just in case. We offer lots of great advice about getting started prepping as well as information for the experienced prepper.
Whether you live on a rural homestead or in a busy city, taking steps to prep can be invaluable. We discuss essential items to have on hand as well as what to start buying in bulk. Survivalists, preppers and those just wanted to have a bit of a backup plan can all benefit from learning from experienced preppers. It has become almost a hobby for some of us. It doesn't cost a lot of money, nor does your stockpile have to take up a lot of space. However, all of your planning will become invaluable should you and your family ever need it.
Good: Better: Best: We invested in a solar oven for emergency preparedness but wanted a portable stove as well. These stoves don’t rely on propane. We tried the popular models and liked three rocket stoves. These stoves work for camping enthusiasts, backpackers, preppers, and survivalists. EcoZoom Versa Stove Our favorite stove is the EcoZoom Versa. […]
When a natural disaster hits, some animals know what to do. Raccoons know how to search for food amid the upheaval. Black bears and ground-dwelling birds seek shelter under the tree limbs and trunks suddenly uprooted. Yet, typically, these animals, especially domesticated house pets, are just as shaken by the conditions as we are. In the […]
Good: Better: Best: A reliable, well-made tactical folding knife is like a trusted friend. It’s always there for you when you need it, whether you have to defend yourself or just need it as a useful tool for camping, fishing and other everyday activities. The most worthwhile tactical folding knives are up to all of these […]
EcoZoom is changing the way people cook, literally, across the world. They’ve made outdoor cooking healthier, eco-friendly, and more efficient. are great for camping, prepping, emergency preparedness and off-the-grid living. Benefits of the EcoZoom stoves Unlike other methods used for outdoor cooking, EcoZoom rocket stoves don’t run on gas or propane. You can use charcoal, […]
Gone are the days when you can drink water straight from the faucet. You don’t want to suffer from a waterborne disease. You want to keep your family, especially your kids, protected all the time. These are some of the reasons why water filters continue to have a market, despite the presence of bottled water. […]