Category Archive: Survival Tips

Stop Bleeding by Pinching These Universal Pressure Points

Every human body has a series of pressure points that can be pinched in order to stop severe bleeding following an injury. Pressure points are essentially places where veins or arteries can be pinched like a hose in order to slow the rate of blood flow so that wound sites have a chance to clot. …

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How to Make Tallow Candles

Beef tallow has been used for centuries as a cooking grease as well as fuel for lanterns. Making tallow candles will give you a nice and long-burning source of light that works well in outdoor situations. While anyone can use beeswax, candle wax or even shortening to make a candle, knowing how to convert the fat of …

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The Amazing Benefits of Ducks and Chickens in the Garden

Keeping ducks or chickens around the garden is one of the most productive and healthy ways to boost crop production. They are easy to care for and manage, and they provide a lot of benefits that are ideal in a world of self-reliance and sustainability. In a post SHTF scenario, having chickens for food as …

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Storing Insulin and Perishable Drugs in SHTF

We discuss today an option for protecting and prolonging the shelf life of your insulin and refrigeratable drugs in a grid-down scenario.  

Teaching Kids How to Prepare

My experience tells me that kids are more capable of adopting a prepper’s lifestyle than many of their adult counterparts. It’s fun, it engages their imagination, and they don’t yet have to worry about being self-conscious as their non-prepping friends and colleagues make fun of them or think they are crazy. Kids are resilient and …

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A Peach Salsa Canning Recipe Worth Surviving For

If you’re on the hunt for some peach canning recipes in order to make the most of this year’s harvest, then this salsa variant may be the answer.  It ticks all of the boxes in terms of being healthy, zesty, delicious and shelf-stable, and it’s also really easy to prepare.  Ingredients: 3 lbs of diced …

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Canned Foods That You May Not Know About

A lot of people don’t realize how many different types of canned foods are available in stores or online.  In fact, most of us walk right past items that are perfect additions to our stockpiles without even knowing they are there.  However, many of these foods can help to round out our emergency food supply …

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Parasite Problem?  Try These Natural Remedies

Parasites are difficult to control under normal circumstances, let alone in the wake of a major disaster.  Contaminated water, improper sanitation and tainted food are just a few examples of likely culprits that have the potential to make a significant portion of the population sick.  While most parasitic infections are easy to treat if basic …

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“Fallout: When and How to Protect Yourself Against It” – 1950’s Educational Film

It is an animated Cold War preparation short film about what Fallout is and how to protect yourself against it. While the information provided might actually be somewhat useful in case of a reactor accident (e.g. Fukushima), it is also fun to watch as the harms of nuclear fallout are smiled away by an animated …

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DIY Plunger Clothes Washer

Unfortunately, during your escape from a riot situation or some other form of social collapse, you will find that washing clothes will be far more difficult than expected. If you don’t have a lot of money in your budget, this simple 5 gallon washing machine may be ideal for your needs. Parts: 1 plunger 2 – …

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