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A Common Sense Guide to Emergency Preparedness, Self-Reliance and Provident Living

How to Create a Survival Food Forest in Your Own Backyard

Our family strives to be self-reliant and live a sustainable lifestyle. Experience has taught us that there is an easy way and a hard way to produce your own food. After learning from the hard way, we have designed the perfect solution to provide healthy food for our...

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Disinfecting Water Using Calcium Hypochlorite

Water disinfection is a critical part of any emergency plan. One of the most often recommended techniques is to disinfect water using regular chlorine bleach. The problem with household beach as a disinfectant is that it has a shelf life of only 6 months from the time...

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Expected Storage Life for Emergency Fuels

Preparing for emergencies can be a bit daunting. Not knowing when disaster will strike makes keeping emergency supplies fresh and viable a challenge. As you plan and begin to store fuel it is important to understand which fuels have the longest shelf life. Whenever...

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Oats – A Must-Have Pantry Staple

There are only a few foods that are both nutritional powerhouses and candidates for long term food storage. Oats are on my top 10 list of must-have staples for my long term food storage. Let me explain why I think they should be one of the basic grains in your...

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Disasters Literally Stink: How to Tame the Stench!

Our family loves to go camping. I don't mind the dirt, cold, lack of hot water, or even the bugs. However, I absolutely hate the outhouse! The concept is okay, but the smell is nauseating. The campground uses chemicals and dumps it out periodically, but it still...

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