Tag Archive for preppers

Are South Koreans Preppers?

Considering the turn of events between the world and North Korea, you have to wonder, are South Koreans what we would consider preppers?  Think about it.  Probably they are.  They have lived with the saber rattling of North Korea ever…

Recycle and Reuse Series: Glass

Glass containers are a good recycle resource for preppers because glass can be used over and over again.   That empty spaghetti sauce jar?  Store your dry beans in it.  Plastic bags get nasty over time, your beans will stay fresh longer in…

A Prepper’s Dream: Zero Water Consumption Homes

It’s called “Zero Water Consumption”. Think about it.  What would it mean to your independence if you could permanently detach from the public water supply ad sewer system?   What if you didn’t waste any water sending it to a…

Sequestering: How Will it Affect Preppers?

It seems everyone is waiting to see if  congress and the president are going to allow sequestering on Friday.  In two previous articles about this topic, States Show Concern about Automatic Budget Cuts Effects and Sequestering:  What’s Really on the  List? we discuss the…

Free Prepping Series, Part 2: Organization

Proper prepping means thinking about organization and what it means to a prepper.  Becoming organized is something you can do for no cost.  Everyone can organize their preps, especially a beginning prepper.  As a beginning prepper, your organization task is…

Distraction Makes Planning and Preparing Difficult

When one looks inside their home and sees issues that might feel insurmountable, it is sometimes easier to look out the window and pay attention to what the neighbors are doing.  When asked who made the mess, everyone in the…

Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners, part 8

Welcome back for part 8 of the “Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners” series.  Today we talk about your inventory of engines and motors. The main thing to remember about engines and motors is that they essentially have one purpose. To convert…

Talk is Cheap, Especially for Preppers

In his December 30, 2012 Boston Globe article, “How to talk like a doomsday prepper, Useful jargon for the zombie apocalypse“, Ben Zimmer writes about preppers as if he is standing on the fence.   He doesn’t say anything particularly…