Long Term Emergency Water Storage – How Much Water Do You Need to Stockpile?

how much water to stockpile

One of the most frequently asked questions about long term water storage is how much do you need to stockpile.  I love that you can find exact numbers in gallons recommended all over the web. As if we all have the same water needs! A lot of people don’t realize how susceptible our water supply … Read more

The 9 Water Purification Methods: What They Treat and their Pros and Cons

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Having a water purification method is one of the most important parts of disaster prepping. But it is also one of the most confusing. There is a LOT of information out there about water purification systems, and a lot of the info is purposely misleading because companies want you to buy their products. The reality … Read more

Ultimate Guide to the Best Smokers (Beginner and Pro Options)

best smokers guide

Want tender meat that is full of flavor and practically falls off the bone? As any pitmaster will tell you, the secret is all in the smoke.  A good smoker allows you to go “low and slow” so you get delicious results without a lot of effort. The problem is that there are a lot … Read more

Top Medicinal Plants for Survival Situations

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In a disaster scenario which leads to economic collapse, medicines are going to be one of the most in-demand barter items. I highly recommend stockpiling medicines and medical supplies in with your disaster supplies. But, even if a disaster never comes, it is still good to have knowledge of medicinal plants.  You not only can … Read more

Antiseptic Medicinal Plants for Treating Wounds Naturally

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The top medicinal plants with natural antibacterial properties found in North America and how to make DIY tinctures, salves, and wound healing remedies.