Tag Archive for skills

In a Post WCE, Where to get the Best Quality Seeds?

The simple answer is “from yourself”.  The only way this can happen is if you are already practicing the skills you need to secure the best possible seeds for next year’s crops.  Sure, many gardeners will tell you to choose…

Social Media and Preppers

Some people can’t stand to be disconnected from their social media for even a few minutes.  They carry to their laptops and tablets in handy bags. Cell phones are nearly glued to their heads or hands.  Most of their socializing…

Preppers Paradigm: Re-Evaluating Your Health and Conditioning

Mexico recently surpassed the United States as the most obese nation on the planet, according to a report by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization. The near 32 percent obesity rate in America means that the epidemic touches every faction…

Chemical Purification of Fresh Water

Our packs are packed, kayaks and fishing gear ready, and our camping supplies are always ready. It’s not only in case we have to evacuate, but also to take planned or unplanned trips.  Part of those supplies include water purification…

Bonfire, Campfire, or Cooking Fire?

Frequently people comment that they will kill a rabbit, bird or deer and just cook it over a fire.  It’s pretty obvious that they have visions of putting the animal, or parts of the animal, on a stick and cooking…

Is your cup half empty or half full?

  Is your cup half empty or half full? Prepper Encouragement We have all met people who go through life complaining or whining or feeling sorry for themselves.  These cup half empty folk never see the blessings in their life.…

Campfires: Cooking on an Open Fire

Cooking on a campfire is a skill every prepper should master.  Hopefully you will never be in a situation in which you will be forced to make a fire and cook your fresh kill.  Surprisingly, many people think it’s simple.…

Preppers and Veterinarians

While prepping, most of us make sure we have enough supplies for our family, including furry friends.  That supply of pet meds and animal food is important to the well being of the whole family.  Dog and cats will bring…

Recycle and Reuse Series: Metal

Not everyone has a junk heap in the back yard or a pile of metal scraps out behind the barn.  But if you do, you know the value of metals.  That’s why you put each piece of metal in the…

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…