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Best Food to Have in an Emergency

Emergencies can mean chaos when you have zero preparation for them. When you prep correctly, and think about all the variables that can happen, or at least, most of them, they suddenly do not become problems. Emergencies can be almost like a normal day if you are prepared for them. In that spirit, you should be aware of one of …

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How Much Food To Store for Emergency Situations

  I was thinking about how everybody tells you that you should be prepping like stockpiling food and storing water. Still, everyone tells you that you must have food for x amount of days or months, but no one tells you how to calculate this, or even what to consider when planning the whole thing. It’s already been determined that …

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Best Survival Food & Beverages

If you are heading out on an adventure- whether it is camping, ultralight or else you are staying at home, having a supply of nonperishable foods is a must. For decades now, freeze-drying has been used to preserve food items that would usually spoil by creating long-life products that eventually was favored by astronauts and soldiers alike. Though the industry …

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Why Bugging Out is a Bad Idea: Not So Fast

It’s perfect. You have a location in an isolated area full of food, tools, seeds, and everything else you might need to survive forever. You even have running water and clear lines of sight to help keep yourself safe. It’s a great plan… If you can get there. Sadly that’s not a guarantee. Moreover, there are some other flaws in the …

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Can You Survive on an All Meat Diet: The Delicious Truth

Unless you’re a vegetarian, there’s nothing quite like a slab of salmon or a good steak to raise your dinner game and your spirits. If we’re honest, meat is good stuff. It smells and tastes spectacular because we are genetically programmed to be omnivorous. All you have to do is look at our teeth to know what we’re meant to …

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How to Survive if the Power Grid Goes Down

When we talk about SHTF situations, we often talk about natural catastrophes and wars but not enough about other scenarios like the power grid going down. That got me thinking about what would happen in this scenario and how dependent we are on electricity in general. Even if you are not a heavy user of the internet and smartphones, after …

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Can You Get Sick From Drinking Old Water: Factors to Consider

It’s just water. It won’t hurt you! We’ve all heard that line growing up, but there’s more to water than H2O. Still, there’s surely no problem with drinking water out of a sealed container if it’s just been sitting there a while, right? I wanted to get to the heart of the matter, so you know what’s really safe to …

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Best Bikes For Climbing Hills: Factors to Consider

The wind in your hair and the ruins of a fallen society over your shoulder as you escape are great feelings. Plus the ability to navigate around traffic jams and obstacles in a way no powered vehicle can manage is a fantastic reason to have a bike. When you’re learning to prep, getting your body ready for emergencies is a …

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Can I Run a Mini Fridge Off an Inverter: Chill Out

Everyone should have backup power supply options. When you first start prepping, it can seem overwhelming just to get your EDC together, but that’s why I’m here to help. When it comes to power backups, generators are fantastic. Solar is even better. However, having an inverter, like this one on Amazon, around can help stop your food from spoiling or …

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Does Propane Go Bad: Burning Questions Answered

Just about everyone knows that they may someday need extra gasoline. If you’ve ever stored gas for any length of time then you know it degrades and goes bad after a while. You may even know there are some additives to extend the shelf life of your gas. So, what about propane? Storing it is a great idea, but how …