Quickest Way to Start a Fire

Quickest Way to Start a Fire

June 28, 2016 PreppersSurvive 5

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 […]

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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: 12 Month Prepper Checklist

May 30, 2016 PreppersSurvive 1

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 12 month prepper checklist calendar.  Here are several uses for this prepper calendar: Save money on emergency […]

Handheld BAOFENG UV-5R HAM Radio

Should I get a $30 Handheld BAOFENG UV-5R HAM Radio?

May 3, 2016 PreppersSurvive 4

Original article BAOFENG UV-5R REVIEW & GUIDE from www.bugoutbagbuilder.com Communication during an emergency between yourself and your friends and family is so crucial that it almost goes without saying. Yet have you considered what you would do if the phone networks went down? What if there was no more internet? […]

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 […]

Emergency Communication Plan

What Should an Emergency Plan Include?

April 12, 2016 PreppersSurvive 5

8 Step Communication & Evacuation Plan In an emergency, the first resource that people WANT is a way to send and receive information.  Being connected plays a vital role in our sense of safety and well being.  What is Family Emergency Preparedness Plan?  It’s a way to connect or […]

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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 […]

Humanitarian Hygiene Kit

DIY Hygiene Kits

March 5, 2016 PreppersSurvive 4

Hygiene supplies are an essential part of good health and comfortable living.  However, hygienic care is often the most over looked prep.  Many may remember to get some extra rolls of toilet paper and a few tubes of toothpaste but what else should you include in your hygiene preps? […]

Canned Food Gone Bad

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

February 1, 2016 PreppersSurvive 2

How can you tell if canned food is bad?  Do you know the signs of spoiled canned food that might be deadly?  There are several ways harmful bacteria can contaminate canned food.  In the United States, there are over 100 cases of botulism are reported each year.  This harmful bacteria […]

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Prepping for Beginners – plan, checklist, tips

January 22, 2016 PreppersSurvive 2

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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Small 72 Hour Kit

December 22, 2015 PreppersSurvive 2

Small 72 Hour Kit Sometimes, it’s just not practical to carry around a fully loaded bug out bag for a long period of time.  There’s a point when your body gets so tired, you’ll eventually abandon most the items in it, not caring what you leave behind.  It may […]

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Bug Out Bag First Aid Kit

December 3, 2015 PreppersSurvive 3

Keeping wounds clean and covered is an essential part of surviving an emergency situation.  When a wound becomes infected it can be life-threatening if not treated.  Proper treatment may not be available so prevention is very important.  Having a basic first aid kit could not only save your […]

Bug Out Bag Food Ideas

Bug Out Bag Food Ideas

October 22, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

Choosing the best food for your bug out bag can be challenging.  There are several things to consider:  shelf life, calories, taste, weight, bulk, fragility, and prep time.  Here are several bug out bag food ideas that I have used in my emergency kits over the the years […]

Winter Emergency Car Kit

Winter Emergency Car Kit Checklist

October 8, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

My husband & I travel a lot and with each trip we usually use at least one item from our Emergency Car Kit.  One time it was helping stranded strangers get off the busy highway by providing water for an empty radiator.  Another time it was finding a gas […]

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Prepper Supplies Checklist – Page 3

September 8, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

Kitchen Supplies Checklist #2 O Baby Food Grinder – Hand-crank  O Baking Pans – Disposable  O Dish Soap  O Disinfecting Wipes  O Garbage Bags  O Plates & Bowls – Disposable  O Pot Holders – Leather  O Tinfoil & Plastic Wrap O Utensils – Disposable O Water Bottles & […]

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Prepper Supplies Checklist – Page 2

September 8, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

Communication Checklist   Financial Checklist   Kitchen Supplies Checklist #1     Kitchen Supplies Checklist #2     Protection & Hunting Checklist   72 Hour Emergency Kit Checklist   – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Printable 13 Page Checklist in […]

Preppers Supplies Checklist

Prepper Supplies Checklist – Page 1 of 2

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 […]

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