I learned from a TV show called doomsday preppers that by oiling eggs (with mineral oil) you can keep air, etc. out to store them. You can store them for 9-12 months. You can also wax cheese in melted food grade wax to do the same. You can jar cooked meat and eat it out… Continue reading Survival Tips
Are you ready for your garden?
Things to do in the off season: order seeds for the coming year get ready to plant your seedlings inside prepare any cold frames, row covers you may need till new beds if adding test current soil check tools for breakage/repair plan your crop rotation plan your crop percentages document seeds ordered/where to plant prepare… Continue reading Are you ready for your garden?
Self Sustaining Suburbia
My husband and I recently watched an episode of Doomsday Preppers from National Geographic. Dennis McClung and his family were one of the families they featured on the episode. Their backyard is something that I would love to create for my family, but I would be concerned with doing so in town. I really feel… Continue reading Self Sustaining Suburbia
Fresh Foods while Running from Zombies
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
Don’t forget to pack some spices!
When you’re packing up to pack out, you’ll of course be bringing along food, water, weapons and some form of first aid right? Don’t forget to make a stop in the kitchen to pick up a few handy dandy spices! Aside from keeping your food from being bland, there are many herbs that will double… Continue reading Don’t forget to pack some spices!
Pre-packaged Food Storage – A Product Comparison
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
Happy New Year ~ Survivalist Style
As we approach the annual changing of the calendar, it’s a good time to reflect on the year that is passing and set goals for the one ahead. As Zombie Apocalypse Survivalists, that might mean something a little different to us than to your average citizen. This is a good time to asses what prepping… Continue reading Happy New Year ~ Survivalist Style
Paracord “Survival” Bracelets
Survival Bracelets are all the rage right now. There are countless tutorials available online to make your own and just as many sites to purchase one already made. Paracord is very versatile. It can hold up to 550 lbs before breaking (why it’s also called 550-cord). Commercial Type III 550 Cord is made of a… Continue reading Paracord “Survival” Bracelets
How to make fire starters
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