• Become Friends with Farmers and Ranchers

    You have heard quite a bit about group prepping. It is good to have people on your team when you are surviving a crisis. It is also good to have friends in high places. In a survival situation, local farmers and ranchers can be your meal ticket. They can help you stock up on fresh vegetables and meat so you will never have to worry about going hungry. Seek them out in your area. You can help them with tasks, such as building things. That will help you improv...

  • Keep a Food Storage Inventory

    If you have a lot of food in storage, it can be confusing when you want to make a meal during a crisis. You won't remember what you have or where to find it. You also won't know if something needs to be replenished if you use it before a crisis hits. You can make this all much easier by creating a list of everything you have. Simply write down all of the items that you have, along with their amounts. Update the list accordingly. Do not put the list on a comp...

  • Vacuum Sealed Bags for Your Bug Out Bag

    You only have so much room in your bug out bag and you want to fit in as much as possible. The more you can fit in, the more comfortable you will be when you get to your location. With that in mind, consider using vacuum sealed space bags. You can use these bags for clothes. Once vacuum sealed, they shrink down, allowing you to fit a lot more into your bug out bag. Keep in mind that once you open the vacuum sealed bags, you won't be able to reseal them unles...

  • Use Landscaping to Secure Your Home

    You need your home to be as safe as possible. While you can secure your doors and windows, you also want to make it difficult for people to walk into your yard uninvited. You can use shrubs and other landscaping to control the flow of traffic into your yard. Simply set up shrubs in a maze like formation. Have the shrubs guide people to areas in the yard where you want them to walk. Make sure you have a good view of those areas from your home so people can't ...

  • Keep Your Survival Stash a Secret

    You need to keep a low profile as a survivalist. Your neighbors should not know that you are prepping for a disaster. If they do, you will become a target. Once things go down, they will want to take your food and other supplies. That will make it much harder to survive. Keeping it a secret is easier than you might think. Just keep things hidden out of sight. You can use nature to hide your garden, and keep your supplies stocked up in your home. If you have ...