Power Failure Emergency Lighting SK638 Review

July 28, 2017 PreppersSurvive 0

Growing up in California power outages and rolling blackouts were common, especially during the summer.  This may be one of the reasons I’m a collector of emergency lighting. My collection varies widely mostly focused on off-grid lighting. However, my collection of lighting was lacking power failure options so I […]

What Should Be in Emergency Kit- Power Outage Kit Picture

What Should Be In Emergency Kit?

March 7, 2017 PreppersSurvive 2

A friend of mine lives in Northern Idaho and recent cold weather and a windstorm had her living without power.  They had to figure out how to stay warm during a power outage for 10 days!  With the cold weather and storms moving in, I’ve had several people […]


5 Emergency Heat Sources Worth Considering

September 8, 2016 PreppersSurvive 13

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 emergency heat sources (my first source is […]

Lights for a Power Outage

Best Emergency Lights for a Power Outage

August 23, 2016 PreppersSurvive 7

Light plays an important role on our emotional well being.  When there is no light our minds can get overly active and in a crisis situation darkness can feed our fears.  Lights allow us to prepare meals, read, work, and feel safe when the sun goes down.  Some […]

Quickest Way to Start a Fire

Quickest Way to Start a Fire

June 28, 2016 PreppersSurvive 6

Building a fire may look easy but for most people it takes some practice.  The quickest way to start a fire is with a fire starter!  Fire starters are designed to start quickly, burn hot, and last for a couple of minutes.  This allows tree branches that are placed […]

Preppers Supplies Checklist

Prepper Supplies Checklist

September 8, 2015 PreppersSurvive 1

Do you have a way to measure the prepping milestones you’ve hit?  Are you looking for a list of survival gear that can help you determine the right preparedness supplies for you and your family?  Have you ever felt anxious or overwhelmed on your prepper journey?  You are not […]

Off Grid Room

Simple & Inexpensive Off Grid Room

April 28, 2015 PreppersSurvive 4

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 […]

Luci Lantern

Off Grid Portable Light – Luci Light Review

February 13, 2015 PreppersSurvive 3

  MPOWERD has an Eco-friendly, off grid portable light call the Luci Light. The company sent me the lantern in exchange for a Luci light review and I am glad to report that this is a great product!  The Luci Light is simple to operate because it was designed well. […]

Sleeping Kit

Survival Sleeping Kit

November 2, 2014 PreppersSurvive 2

Whether you are new to the camping scene or bugging out from an natural disaster and just don’t know any better, a $30 sleeping bag will NOT get you comfortable through the night!  Many of us are used to 7o+ degree homes with cozy beds and layers of […]

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Blanket Preps for Winter

October 25, 2014 PreppersSurvive 0

I live in an area where long snowy winters encroach on all the other seasons of the year so finding ways to stay warm is a constant challenge.  Heat sources aren’t typically cheap which leads to creative alternatives. Blanket Preps for the Winter is the sixth of eight articles that […]

Do you know the best way to layer clothing to keep you warm during Snowy Winters? - Prepper Winter Clothes

Best Way to Layer for Warmth

October 15, 2014 PreppersSurvive 0

I’m a California girl that didn’t know the best way to layer for warmth. I live in South East Idaho and burr it is cold here (20 degrees below people)!  When I first moved here, locals would take pity on me and recommend an item of clothing to help keep […]

Frugal Lighting Preps

Frugal Lighting Preps

July 21, 2014 PreppersSurvive 2

Finding creative ways to save money is not only fun but it can help you move towards relying more on yourself and less on government services, especially in times of disaster.  In the event of a power outage its important to have off grid lighting options available.  I’m constantly looking […]

Simple, Affordable, DIY Steps to Solar Energy

Simple, Affordable, DIY Steps to Solar Energy

June 30, 2014 PreppersSurvive 0

Being a Prepper, I love the idea of solar energy.  What is not to love?  It’s renewable, it’s green energy, it can lower monthly electrical expenses, and in the event of a blackout it is an independent, self-sustaining electrical supply that can keep essential appliances running.  However, after hearing how […]


A Safer Candle

June 9, 2014 PreppersSurvive 2

My mother-in-law’s home caught on fire the day after Thanksgiving, just a few months ago.  She enjoys candle light and seems to use candles more frequently around the holidays. On Black Friday, a candle was left unattended and started the house on fire.  The fire department was called an they […]

OxyLED® T-01 DIY Stick-on Anywhere 4-LED Touch Light

OxyLED T-01 Touch Light Product Review

May 20, 2014 PreppersSurvive 0

Hisgadget has a designed a touch operated battery LED light.  Touch lights are great for illuminating any dark area where electric lights just don’t reach.  Touch lights are also very useful as an emergency light, if the power were to go out you would have a secondary lighting […]

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