So, How Long Does Bottled Water Last?

commercial water bottles

Humans can survive for only three days without water, so you’ll certainly want to have water supplies stockpiled in your emergency stores. However, just because you have a lot of water stored in your home doesn’t mean it’s safe to drink. In fact, bottled water has a surprisingly short shelf life, which is important to … Read more

Beans Stockpile: How to Store Enough for SHTF

beans inside Mylar bags

Long-term storage requires stability, nutritional balance, and cost. There’s no wonder preppers love beans. They have it all! Carbohydrates for energy, protein for structure, and versatility! Last but not least, they are cheap. Preppers love beans so much they form the foundation of the prepper mantra “Beans, Bullets, and Bandages.” To a prepper, beans represent … Read more

What I Did To Prep This Week: December 27th 2020 – January 2nd 2021

diy barnwood table with no screws or nails

Happy New Year Pack! I hope you all have enjoyed putting 2020 to bed and welcomed the new year surrounded by loved ones. All of the holiday rushing around and family gatherings (yes, we ignored Governor DeWine’s order and celebrated Christmas as we normally would … to no ill consequences) are behind us now, allowing … Read more

Jerusalem Artichoke – How to Grow Tons of It

Jerusalem artichoke

Many preppers do not know that the prettiest crop they can grow in their garden is also capable of producing up to 200 pounds of food. Jerusalem artichokes are not your mainstream or traditional farm crop, but they should be in every survival garden. Jerusalem artichokes are not really an artichoke at all. These plants, … Read more

Transportation in Get Home Situations

traffic jam on highway

Let’s say a bomb has gone off downtown and you need to get home. Chances are everyone else will be trying to get home to make sure their families are OK, either getting them out of the city if more trouble is expected, or hunkering down. The normal routes may be totally blocked. The reasons … Read more