Powdered Milk Uses - Recipes Using Powdered Milk

Powdered Milk Uses

July 21, 2015 PreppersSurvive 1

It took me a long time before I would even considered purchasing powdered milk for food storage.  First, I do NOT enjoy milk.  It’s just not something you’ll find in my fridge.  Second, my parents introduced me to powdered milk as a child, YUCK!  My dad had a seasonal […]

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Mini Fishing Kit for Your Bug Out Bag

July 8, 2015 PreppersSurvive 2

My nephew Kiel, who is eight years old, loves fishing.  We took a family trip to Yellowstone and saw people fishing all along the way.  Since we were going on a long trip I, of course, brought my Get Home Bag which seemed to have everything in it except […]

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Emergency Communication Exercise

July 4, 2015 PreppersSurvive 2

Last Saturday, the church that I attend had a region wide emergency communication exercise.  The goal of the exercise was to get church leaders to consider how they would contact people within a designated area as if in a power outage scenario.  Leaders had between 9am to 11am to make […]

What's in an MRE & why preppers like them

What’s in an MRE? – MRE Product Review

June 23, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

I bought an MRE seven years ago but never tried it or even opened it to see what was inside, it simply sat in my bug out bag until now.  While reading One Second After (a fictional doomsday story) I learned that there were goodies inside the pouches and […]

6 Summer Preps for Preppers

6 Summer Preps Anyone Can Do

June 5, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

Yes, I not only prep for economic hardship and disasters but I also prep (get ready) for other things too, like SUMMER!  Prepping for the summer helps me save money, accomplish preparedness goals, and schedule things to look forward too.  Summer can be the best season to develop […]

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Emergency Birth Kit for Roadtrips

May 26, 2015 PreppersSurvive 2

Have you ever researched how to deliver a baby in an emergency situation? My brother and his pregnant wife, who is eight months along, are making a 14 hour trip through the desert wasteland know as Nevada, to come visit me.  I also have a niece, 7 months […]

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Do You Have a Financial Action Plan?

May 12, 2015 PreppersSurvive 2

Many in the Prepper Community expect someday to experience an apocalyptic economic collapse.  In preparation for this eventuality they may be stocking up on gold, bullets, or even cigarettes to use as currency once money has no value.  If that is what you are hoping for, this article is […]

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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How to Start a Mushroom Farm

March 24, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

In time of need, people will be driven to eat just about anything. While mushrooms are widely accepted as a source of food, trying to consume them from wild sources can be very dangerous. On the other hand, starting your own mushroom farm now will give you a […]

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Build an EDC you can be proud of

March 10, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

The Everyday Carry (EDC) consists of the items that you carry with you, well, every day. We never know what we may encounter over the course of the day and it is typically not feasible to carry your bug-out bag with you at all times.  EDC items typically […]

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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 […]

The Secret to Carrying Three Days Worth of Water

The Secret to Carrying Three Days Worth of Water

January 27, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

I recently had a booth at a local Preparedness Fair.  One frequently asked question:  What method did I use to carry 72 hours of water in my Bug Out Bag.   My Answer:  I carry (2) 32 oz water bottles filled with water and water purification tablets. Why?  FEMA suggests […]

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Food Storage Checklist

January 8, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

Food storage is an important part of emergency preparedness.  Below is a list of ideas to help you get started or add your supply.  When developing your food storage goals its important to have a two week meal plan and the recipes for each meal printed out.  Below […]

New Year's Resolutions for Preppers

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Preppers

January 1, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

For the last week, I’ve been asking in several online Prepper groups “Do you have a New Year’s resolution regarding emergency preparedness or self reliance”?  The responses varied and some were quite surprising.  Here are the top ten generalized New Year’s resolutions for Preppers in order: Money – build […]

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Bug Out Bag Essentials for Beginners

December 1, 2014 PreppersSurvive 1

Bug Out Bags have many aliases: 72 Hour Kit, Prepper Backpack, Emergency Bag, Survival Bag, BOB, SHTF Bag, and a few other names I’m forgetting.  Why is it called a Bug Out Bag?  Google’s definition of the term “Bug Out” means to “leave quickly” which is exactly what […]

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Food Hacks

November 19, 2014 PreppersSurvive 1

Becoming self reliant and having food storage is becoming more prudent each year.  Below are (3) Frugal Ideas:  UpCycle, Bargain Hunting, and a DIY Project. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

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