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

Best Alcohol Cooking Fuels for Campers and Preppers

Alcohol is one of the safest fuels to burn indoors. It has an indefinite shelf life and is fairly safe to store long term, making it a valuable fuel for emergency preparedness. We decided to experiment with different alcohols to determine exactly which alcohol is the...

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No Toilet Paper? No Problem! 14 Emergency Alternatives

We are big fans of toilet paper in our house. I am so spoiled that I even have certain brands that I use exclusively on my tender tush. As a prepper, I am compelled to ask, “But what if my toilet paper supply doesn’t last until I am able to purchase more?” What...

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Emergency Water: 17 Potential Sources

A sudden disruption of our safe, municipal drinking water supplies may be caused by numerous events. Water is a basic necessity for human survival. Have you considered where you may be able to obtain safe drinking water when disaster strikes? Stored water is always...

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Surviving a Winter Power Outage – How to Stay Warm

A cozy warm home in the freezing winter temperatures is not only inviting, but can literally save your life. What would you do if your electricity and natural gas were to be suddenly disrupted in the dead of winter? We turned off our electricity in January so we could...

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