Electricity Free Winter

By Naomi Broderick. Naomi writes for ADT in Odessa, Texas. At home she’s on a prepping mission to assure the safety of her three children.   Thinking of the lights going out for a longer period of time is pretty bad in our day and age. We h … [Continue reading]

How to Thaw Frozen Water Pipes

No matter what precautions you take for winter, you can still end up with frozen pipes. Even if all the interior pipes are wrapped with electric heat tape, you could have a really potent cold snap that freezes the ground all the way to the level of … [Continue reading]

Store Veggies for Long Term Survival

You cannot imagine how comforting it is to have fresh produce in hard times. But sometimes your garden just isn’t ready when you need it, or your availability to fresh produce isn’t ideal.  The thing is this though: fresh produce isn’t meant to stay f … [Continue reading]

How to Treat an Infection without Antibiotics in a SHTF Disaster

In a true SHTF disaster, it doesn’t matter if you’re a hardened combat vet with an entire battery of weapons and enough food and water to sustain a small army. A small cut, not properly taken care of, can take you out just as easily as a well-placed g … [Continue reading]

How to Keep Your Pipes From Freezing

One of the worst things that can happen (short of total disaster) is a long term power outage when it is below freezing. If you are smart and plan ahead, you probably have a way to heat at least a portion of your house. But is that enough to keep … [Continue reading]

Health Care vs. Death Care: 20 Ways to Stay Well (for Less Money than Obamacare)

  How about instead of paying for Obamacare, we just spend that extra money on living well and healthfully? With the amount of money that families will be spending, they could make some amazing healthy lifestyle choices that would reduce … [Continue reading]

DIY Survival Food

Make your own survival food for the trail or the bugout bag Commercial survival food — like MREs and freeze-dried food – is a nice option, but it can be expensive. Today we’ll take a quick look at a fast, easy, cheap and delicious recipe for do-it-y … [Continue reading]

Do It Yourself Canned Beef and Broth

The richest beef broth is the one you make yourself, and it makes the most savory soups and sauces you ever tasted. And since you’re already making broth, you might as well can some meat too. After discovering how ridiculously easy it is, if you’re li … [Continue reading]