July 2014

  • Jul
    28
    Avoid Boredom on the Go

    Most preppers put all of their focus on safety and general survival. Because of that, they typically forget about mental health. You will not stay mentally healthy if you are bored out of your mind. With that in mind, you need to include some entertainment items in your bug out bag. Possible Items Puzzle books are an excellent item. Not only will they keep you entertained, but they will keep your mind active when you are on the road. Y...

  • Additional Uses for Feminine Hygiene Products

    If you are traveling with females, you need to include feminine hygiene products in your bug out bag. They have some extra uses as well, though. You can benefit from these uses in a survival situation. Filter Water You can use tampons to filter water. Shove the tampon into the top of an empty water bottle. Then, pour the water through it. Keep in mind that this is not as effective as a commercial water filter or water purification tablets...

  • Add Smoke Bombs to Your Field Bag

    Smoke bombs can be a lifesaver when you are out in the field. They can help people find you or keep you hidden. Because of that, it is essential that you add a few to your bag. Help People Find You If you are with a group and you get lost, you can use a smoke bomb to show others were you are. Then, they can pick you up. Remain Hidden You can also use a smoke bomb to mask your movements. For instance, if you need to ...

  • Jul
    18
    Add Peas to Your Garden

    Choosing the right vegetables for your garden is an important task. Today, we are going to look at why you should add peas to your survival garden. Vitamins and Nutrients Peas are chock full of fiber and vitamin C. They are also low calorie. In fact, a cup of snap peas is only 26 calories. It will be hard to overeat when you have peas. Antioxidants Peas contain antioxidants that will prevent a variety of issues, including arthritis ...

  • Your Exit Strategy

    If the world turns into chaos, you need an exit strategy. You don't want to stay in an urban area and deal with looters and criminals on a regular basis. You need to get out, away from everyone. The best way to accomplish that is to purchase land that you can flee to when the disaster strikes. Purchase land that is in an area that you can get to during a disaster. Then, build a cabin or shelter on the land and stock it with supplies. It should be ready to go...