Author Archives: April Kuhlman

Author Archives: April Kuhlman

  • The Dos and Don’ts of Water Storage

    The Dos and Don’ts of Water Storage

    Storing water is very different than storing food, and you will die from thirst long before you die of hunger. It takes just 3-5 days for a person to perish from dehydration. According to the Pacific Institute of Studies, people lose just over 2 pints of water each day through normal bodily ...
  • Surviving Martial Law

    Surviving Martial Law

    We live in uncertain times. Threats like ISIS make the possibility of Martial law coming to your city more probable than in years past. And while we hope and pray that such a scenario doesn’t come to pass, it never hurts to be prepared. Martial law is the imposition of military rule and ...
  • 10 Natural Remedies for your Medical Kit

    10 Natural Remedies for your Medical Kit

    Prepping isn’t just about food, water, and weapons. Depending on what happens, medical supplies may be more important than food when SHTF. But instead of handing your money over to Big Pharma, we suggest you put your faith into the natural remedies that mankind has trusted for thousands of ...
  • A Common but Unexpected Disaster

    A Common but Unexpected Disaster

    Fire is one of the most common disasters to threaten any household. Potential loss increases dramatically if that household belongs to a prepper family. With hundreds or thousands of dollars invested in food and supplies, a fire can spell disaster for prepper families. And while fire is a ...
  • Wild Mushrooms: How to tell the Difference between Edible and Poisonous

    Wild Mushrooms: How to tell the Difference between Edible and Poisonous

    You’ve lost the trail and miscalculated just how much food you needed to bring with you. You stumble upon a sunlit grove with patches of mouthwatering mushrooms – are you saved? The following is an introductory guide for beginning mushroom hunters. Keep reading to learn how you can tell the ...
  • Six Skills to Survive any Emergency

    Six Skills to Survive any Emergency

    If you’ve ever seen a survival drama, you know that you need some serious skills to survive. And I’m not talking about making a communications device from a coconut. Below are 6 simple skills that will up your chances of survival in an emergency situation. #1 Stop, Drop, and Roll ...
  • Long-Term Food Storage: Tips & Methods

    Long-Term Food Storage: Tips & Methods

    The fear of hunger is frightening, no matter how full your pantry may be. Finding enough food has been a problem since the dawn of humanity – and storing it efficiently was one of the earliest skills our ancestors learned. Storing food not only prolongs our ability to survive, but also puts our ...
  • The Hidden Hazards of a Bug Out Garden

    The Hidden Hazards of a Bug Out Garden

    If you have adequate space, many preppers feel the need to create an emergency bug out garden for when SHTF. In addition to the food and supplies you’ve stocked away, a bug out garden will provide a controllable and ongoing food supply that can help sustain you and your family when ...
  • Don’t Leave a Trail when you Bug Out

    Don’t Leave a Trail when you Bug Out

    Whether it’s the government or zombies, you don’t want anyone following you when you have to run. Sometimes bugging out is a far safer option than waiting for doom to find you. Here are a few tips to make sure you aren’t followed: No matter how prepared you are, at some point it’s smarter to ...
  • Contentment: An Overlooked Skill

    Contentment: An Overlooked Skill

    “We are not rich by what we possess, but by what we can do without.” – Immanuel Kant I believe in preparedness, whether it’s for a short-term emergency, potential unemployment, or the end of the world. For people like me, knowledge is sacred. It’s not enough simply to store food and ...