Sunday, July 21st, 2024

While it’s great to have a supply of emergency food, imagine what would happen if supply chains broke down and you needed a long term way to feed your family. Scenarios like this have already played out in my lifetime, the collapse of the Soviet Union being a good example. I’ve been a gardener for […]

If you’re a gardener like me, you probably have a thought in the back of your mind that goes something like this: I know how to plant and grow vegetables, and I know how to store them. So if an unthinkable disaster happens, I’ll be able to grow food for my family. Well we’re certainly […]

In the event of a natural disaster or terrorist incident you may need fire for light and/or heat. There are a few inexpensive items that can be stored to insure that you have “fire” available. Strike anywhere waterproof matches should be in your survival kit. Kitchen type regular wooden strike anywhere matches are a good […]

In the event of a natural disaster or terrorist attack, certain tools could save your life. Many commercial outfitters advertise elaborate tools that would outfit you like you are ready to go on safari. Remember, the emergency tools you have are really for survival and not for defense. Following is a list of various items […]

Having a gun in your house is a difficult decision to make for most people. The number of people who are pro or con on the subject is probably almost evenly split. If you grew up in, or live in a country setting, you are more likely to be acquainted with guns; while “city folks” […]

If you live in a rural area where you do not have “city” water then you probably get your water from your own well. It doesn’t matter whether it is a drilled well or a dug well; it still takes electricity to pump it into your sinks and toilets. In the event of a major […]

How many of us have kids that went camping? It may have been in the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H, or maybe just family camping. Anyhow, now that the kids are grown up, someplace in your garage, attic, basement, etc, there are probably one or more old sleeping bags lying around. Don’t get rid of […]