Mountain House Sale - 25% Off
Free Food Storage Sample

Quick References

Baking Powder vs. Baking Soda and Why it Matters (link)

Source

With regards to cooking, there’s a big difference between baking soda and baking powder even though they look an awful lot alike. If you’ve been dying to know about the differences and why it matters, especially with regards to pancakes, read on (note: I originally found this article here):

“Baking powder and baking soda. Both …

Continue reading Baking Powder vs. Baking Soda and Why it Matters (link)

7 Easy Improvised Prepper Projects (link)

Image Source

I’ve tried all but two of the following seven projects (in one form or another) and suggest you try them too. You’ll find ideas for makeshift heating, DIY lamps, refrigeration (haven’t tried that one), water purification, and more. Note that most ideas include videos too:

“Anyone can find themselves in a sticky situation without all …

Continue reading 7 Easy Improvised Prepper Projects (link)

Today I Encountered a New Food Storage Problem (link)

Source

Just goes to show that there is always SOMETHING working against your ability to stay prepared!

“It seems like I am always learning new things about prepping. About the time, I think I have seen everything something new occurs. This morning I was at the home of a friend who is in the process of …

Continue reading Today I Encountered a New Food Storage Problem (link)

Why Solar Energy is So AWESOME for Preppers! (link)

Image Source

I changed the title a bit to say “AWESOME” instead of “wonderful” in order to draw your attention more. For some reason I’m on a solar kick today and why not… it’s beginning to warm up outside and that’s because of the sun.

With this in mind, the following post is a good one to …

Continue reading Why Solar Energy is So AWESOME for Preppers! (link)

Reduce Hot Water Costs 60% or More With a Solar Thermal Collector (link)

Source

Though there is an initial investment in the parts to a system like this, there is also something to be said for reduced annual costs and the potential for off-grid use. Seeing as though water heating is one of the biggest contributors to your monthly utility bills an investment such as this may prove worthwhile …

Continue reading Reduce Hot Water Costs 60% or More With a Solar Thermal Collector (link)

1200 Watt Home Emergency Power Backup Battery Bank System (link)

Source

Solar is the way to go for most of us when it comes to backup power. This particular system is upgrade-capable and costs significantly less than most pre-built options while giving you more of everything (note: I originally found this article here):

“Many of the so called “Solar Generators” are overpriced and limited in their …

Continue reading 1200 Watt Home Emergency Power Backup Battery Bank System (link)

5 Ways To Know That Garden Season Is Here! (link)

Source

This is just about having some fun for anyone who has tried gardening before… have a good Sunday and especially a safe and happy Easter:

“arden season is finally here!!! Spring has arrived and the early crops of onions, lettuce, snow peas and more are in the ground and ready to grow. So for today’s …

Continue reading 5 Ways To Know That Garden Season Is Here! (link)

Stainless Steel Buckets and Pots for SHTF and More (link)

Source

While a short post on the topic–and though I believe cast iron is still a better, sturdier choice for SHTF–it seems that stainless steel containers may serve a good purpose for long term survival too, especially where disease mitigation is concerned:

“Stainless steel is the apex of building materials – stronger than plastic and more …

Continue reading Stainless Steel Buckets and Pots for SHTF and More (link)

3 Essential People in Your Prepper Group: Stacking the Deck (link)

Source

The more I think and learn about long term preparedness the more I realize you just can’t do this alone… not even as an extended family. And it’s not just because of manpower, it’s also about knowledge, skills, and experience. With this in mind, I might also add a fourth group to the list: the …

Continue reading 3 Essential People in Your Prepper Group: Stacking the Deck (link)

5 Fertilizers You Can Grow When SHTF (link)

Source

If you’re trying to prepare for a real SHTF future you’re going to need to consider fertilizers for your garden. Here’s five that you might be able and willing to grow yourself, well, one option requires raising chickens but that’s has it’s own benefits if you ask me:

“If you want to get a good …

Continue reading 5 Fertilizers You Can Grow When SHTF (link)

Daily Videos