Drinking Water Test Kit - Complete Water Analysis Test Kit

Drinking Water Test Kit

September 20, 2016 PreppersSurvive 0

Have you ever wondered about the drinking water in a new place?  Have you ever wished you a had a drinking water test kit on vacation to feel a little safer about the water you and your family are drinking?  If you have, you are not alone.  Company’s like […]

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9 PRINTABLE Food Storage Cookbooks PDF

July 12, 2016 PreppersSurvive 0

Food storage is, for many of us, the most expensive prep.  However, not all of our food storage preps need to cost money.  The Prepper community is growing (YAY!!!) which means there are a wide variety of resources available to us and some of those resources are FREE. […]

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Fire Starting Methods – Fire Starter Kit

June 28, 2016 PreppersSurvive 5

One prep I find very useful this season is a fire starter kit.  It’s particularly helpful when camping with a light rainfall or in the morning when the dew sets in.  My experience has taught me that when tinder is damp starting a fire can be a little more […]

12 Survival Books Worth Reading

12 Survival Books Worth Reading

April 26, 2016 PreppersSurvive 1

Like many of you, I enjoy being swept away by a good book. I even carry a light novel in my bug out bag.  The Prepper in me wants to make sure I have a good book to read even if the “lights-go-out”.   The library is a great […]

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A List of Prepper Shows

March 22, 2016 PreppersSurvive 4

Last month, I attended a preparedness fair in Shelley, Idaho. Shelley is a very small town but they put on a great fair.  The town works with churches and preparedness vendors to provide a wide variety of resources to all that attend.  Community members will have booths sharing […]

Canned Food Gone Bad

Canned Food Gone Bad – Do you know all 8 signs?

February 1, 2016 PreppersSurvive 2

Do you know the signs to watch for to avoid eating canned food that might be deadly?  There are several ways harmful bacteria can contaminate canned food.  “In the United States, about 110 cases of botulism are reported each year“.  A person can’t see or smell if a can is […]

Prepping for Beginners

Prepping for Beginners – plan, checklist, tips

January 22, 2016 PreppersSurvive 0

Preppers Survive gets quite a few emails each month.  My favorite emails are from newbie Preppers because they have an intensity and an urgency in their comments and questions.  This intense urgency is how I felt when I first started prepping.  I laboriously looked for articles on prepping for beginners.  It […]

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My Power Outage Kit

November 28, 2015 PreppersSurvive 1

A friend of mine lives in Northern Idaho and recent cold weather and a windstorm had her living without power for six days, news reports say that some people had no power for 10 days!  With the cold weather and storms moving in, I’ve had several people inquire […]

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Prepper Supplies Checklist

September 8, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

I’ve noticed that on several Prepper discussion boards people are looking for an extensive Prepper Supplies Checklist, a way to organize their preps, wishlist, and survival goals.  If you are one of the many looking for a way to organize your preps then I hope this article and […]

Off Grid Room

Simple & Inexpensive Off Grid Room

April 28, 2015 PreppersSurvive 2

Have you ever considered which room in your home would make the best Off Grid Room in an emergency?  After reading Fernando Aguirre’s book, The Modern Survival Manual: Surviving the Economic Collapse, I began looking at my living space with a new perspective.  The book is based on the author’s […]

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4 Knife Sharpening Hacks

February 24, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

Most bug out bags have a knife, many do not have a whetstone or knife sharpening tool.  There are several easy hacks that might surprise you.  These knife sharpening hacks will put a cutting edge a pocket knife, machete, or a kitchen knife with items you’d find in or around your […]

Doctor Prescribed Antibiotic Alternative - Fish Antibiotic

Antibiotic Alternative – Fish Antibiotic

May 28, 2014 PreppersSurvive 2

Several people have asked me questions about antibiotics like:  How can I get prescription-quality antibiotics for my emergency kit? Are animal antibiotics safe for human consumption? And then there is my question, how can I get antibiotics cheaper? At the beginning of the year I visited the doctor […]

Bug Out Bag Checklist, 72 Hour Kit & Pictures

Bug Out Bag Printable Checklist

April 15, 2014 PreppersSurvive 9

 Bug Out Bag Printable Checklist FOOD & WATER Personal daily rations for three days 32 oz water bottle (It’s recommended to drink 8 oz, eight times throughout the day = 64oz.) Water purification tablets Camping cook set, utensil, scrubbing pad LIGHT & WARMTH Flashlight with extra batteries and/or […]

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5 Emergency Heat Sources Worth Considering

September 8, 2016 PreppersSurvive 8

Like most of you, I enjoy being warm.  I live in southeast Idaho where its common to have 6 months of snowfall so staying warm is not always easy.  As a dutiful Prepper, I am constantly on the lookout for affordable secondary heat sources (my first source is […]

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What is FiberFix?

August 23, 2016 PreppersSurvive 3

You may have heard someone talking about it or seen it in the home improvement isle or maybe this post is your first exposure to it but what is FiberFix?  It’s an epoxy wrap that’s used to repair broken items around your home such as:  tool handles, table […]

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What do water filters remove?

July 26, 2016 PreppersSurvive 2

What do water filters remove?  Do water filter pitchers remove the same contaminates as water filter straws?  What is the difference between a water filter and a water purifier?  These are some of the questions I wanted to know when I started looking into which water filter to add […]

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$6 Tactical Pen

June 13, 2016 PreppersSurvive 0

Tactical Pen Everyday Carry One of the greatest benefits to being a woman prepper is the use of a handbag.  I store a variety of everyday carry items in it like a knife, duct tape, pepper spray, key chain light, multi tool, small first aid kit, battery bank, […]

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Prepper Calendar: Basic Prepper List

May 30, 2016 PreppersSurvive 0

Ever wondering what the preparedness community is up to each month?  We not only have the National Preparedness month in September but there are eleven other national observance months that make up the prepper calendar.  Here are several uses for this prepper calendar: Save money on emergency preparedness supplies – […]

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