We have had a lot of rainy, dreary days lately. We needed something fun to do outside, so we practiced our fire-building skills in the rain. Calvin has a campfire pie iron he wanted to test out; we made lunch. A week ago I made a super large batch of spaghetti (even for our large… Continue reading Campfire Pie Irons
If I have to bug out or go on the run from Zombies, prepackaged foods are going to be okay for a while but eventually I’m going to need the nutritional value of some fresh food. Being able to harvest wild foods is going to be a big help, but if it’s the middle of… Continue reading Fresh Foods while Running from Zombies
As any prepper-minded individual knows, food storage is a basic foundation for being prepared. That can be a daunting project though. Storing it, rotating it, knowing how much, and now with all of these companies advertising their latest product, figureing out what to store is just as big of a challange. Their are so many… Continue reading Pre-packaged Food Storage – A Product Comparison
Recently we posted a helpful “how-to” on making fire starters and our fellow prepper/ survivalist, Watchful, suggested making a little “stove” from an old tuna can and some cardboard. So…that’s just what I did, and thenwe tested it out. Here are the results… I started off by cutting some strips of cardboard that I rescued from the… Continue reading Homemade stove
When the Zombie Apocalypse happens who has time and energy to strap a full size kitchen stove to their back and run through the woods? “So what to do” you ask? Grab your clean, never used, 30 gallon galvanized trash can and fill it with any supplies you don’t already have in your B.O.B. You… Continue reading Trash Can Turkey
Today we will look at how to create some inexpensive fire starters from everyday things in the home.Caution ! This involves heat and very hot wax, parental supervision required! What you need: Step 1Start the wax melting. Fill the camp pot 3/4 full with water and place on stove to warm. Then place the wax… Continue reading How to make fire starters
Most people today are not able to comprehend where food really comes from. We depend on the grocery chains to supply us with our chicken, and just about everything else we eat. I’ve come to realize that it not necessarily a good thing to be so dependent on large chains to supply my family with… Continue reading Hey….. we’ve gotta eat too right?