Category Archives: Skills You Need

  • 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 ...
  • Siberian Survival Tips

    The people have Russia have a rich history, which when examined closely, can benefit survivalists greatly. The Russian people have many secrets to surviving, including how to get by using things found in nature to heal physical and mental ailments. The recipes and holistic tips below all come ...
  • 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 ...
  • How to Make Homemade Attire for Concealed Carry

    How to Make Homemade Attire for Concealed Carry

    For those of you that like to carry a firearm for your protection at all times, you know how difficult it can be to lug it around in a hidden place. So most likely, you don’t carry it as much as you want, even though you never know when you are going to need it. […]
  • 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 ...
  • 10 Fatal Bug out Bag Mistakes

    10 Fatal Bug out Bag Mistakes

    Whether you are evacuating before a natural disaster or running from the government, a properly stocked bug out bag can save your life. That bag can also be useless if filled with the wrong items. As Benjamin Franklin once said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” If ...
  • Storing Water For Survival

    Storing Water For Survival

    There may be a lot of information available out there about the best ways to prep for survival, but the truth is, the most important things to learn are the basics. One of these basics? Having water stored and ready to use in survival situations. Why store water? Going without water leads to ...
  • Planning For Bugs After Hurricanes

    Planning For Bugs After Hurricanes

    Many people know to prep for the high winds and torrential downpour of a hurricane, but one thing that few people remember to plan for is the influx of bugs after the hurricane. Standing bodies of water after the storms act as breeding grounds for bugs, including mosquitos, roaches and ants. ...
  • How to Create Waterproofing Substance At Home

    How to Create Waterproofing Substance At Home

    Oilcloth, which also goes by enameled cloth or American cloth in foreign countries, is a tightly woven cotton or linen material with an oil coating. Oilcloth was widely popular because of its waterproof qualities and also because of its flexibility, two qualities that were often not found ...
  • Using Vests as Protection From Weapons

    Using Vests as Protection From Weapons

    Thanks to recent design changes that have decreased the size and weight, vests are becoming the increasingly popular choice in body armor for survivalists. Prior to these changes, body armor vests were too bulky or uncomfortable to consider wearing for long period of times, however now vests ...