Whether you’re growing a backyard garden for the first time or a seasoned horticulturist, anyone can benefit from some DIY hacks to take their home garden to the next level. Cornstarch has become a popular base for beauty and...
The Dollar retains its value when people trust it. With uncertain times can come uncertain changes in its value. Some currencies have already lost that trust and left people struggling, but certain items always retain their value. So, what...
An axe is a dual-purpose instrument used as both a tool and a weapon. Whether functioning as a tool or a weapon, the duties you perform with your axe are essential, and regardless of your axe’s designated use, one...
MREs (Meals Ready to Eat) were developed in 1980 as the U.S. military’s primary ration for soldiers. Backpackers, emergency relief organizations, and other people outside of the combat environment use MREs because of their longevity, convenience, and high nutritional...
Over the last several years, it has become increasingly clear that a SHTF (shit hits the fan) event isn't that unlikely. Climate change, natural disasters, civil unrest, or political tension could trigger one at any time. If you had...
Having a plan in place for a tornado warning is essential if you live in a tornado-prone area. The safest place I recommend to wait out during a tornado is underground in a tornado shelter or the basement. However,...
There are many reasons you may want to use a propane stove indoors. For example, during a natural disaster, you may be without power or clean water for weeks. And, inclement weather may not permit you to boil water...
While most survivalists wouldn’t consider coffee to be an essential food item, the benefits of these caffeine-rich grounds have some preppers looking for ways to store coffee long term. And when you consider the fact that 64% of Americans consume...
Knowing how to store gasoline long-term can be useful for a variety of reasons, especially when preparing for any form of natural or man-made disaster. After all, how else are you going to power a generator for multiple days...
I was storing some chicken thighs in the freezer the other day when I realized the only sealable bags I had left were storage bags and not the usual freezer bags that I would typically use.  Initially, I figured oh...