Category Archive: Flood preparedness

The Top 3 Tips for Improvised Floatation Devices

The Top 3 Tips for Improvised Floatation Devices Swimming for survival takes an enormous amount of energy, and even the best swimmers can run into trouble in a very short period of time.  It is very important to think about how you can create makeshift or improvised flotation devices that can be used at a …

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The Top 3 Tips for Surviving Dangerous Weather!

The Top 3 Tips for Surviving Dangerous Weather! Some of the most violent weather occurs during the spring, and now is a good time to turn our attention to how to prepare for and deal with the aftermath of severe storms.  Most of the country is impacted by severe weather to one degree or another, …

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How to Prepare the Garden in the Spring

How to Prepare the Garden in the Spring   It’s important to take steps to prepare your garden long before you start planting crops.  The best time of year to get started is in the spring after the ground softens as temperatures rise.  You don’t have to wait until the last frost has passed in …

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Making and using a Bow Drill

When I was learning to make fire using the bow drill I browsed the internet for information, I found that there are quite a few websites out there that have articles about the bow drill, but I felt there was never enough information. Each person has their own tips and specialist knowledge around the subject …

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