Seasoned preppers have storage solutions and creative ways to store food and supplies. Some have root cellars, basements, hidden rooms,
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Mentioning the words baby BOB to the average person might conjure up images of a cartoon character, or perhaps
When talking about the first 24, preppers mean the first 24 hours immediately following an emergency. The first 24 are
Building a BOB (Bug-Out Bag) may seem overwhelming at first; however, it is not difficult. The key is
I got up this morning, turned on the coffeemaker, walked the puppy, watched a little television news, booted up my computer and
“This could be the kind of catastrophe that ends civilization—and that’s not an exaggeration.” —Newt Gringrich
Do you remember the comedian Jeff Foxworthy’s famous line of jokes that started out with “you might be a Redneck if…?” His popular zingers that poked fun at rednecks everywhere made it cool to be one. Since the Foxworthy-coined phrase hit the airwaves, hundreds of labels quickly popped up to replace the word redneck: “you might be from Kentucky if” or “you might be a city slicker” and countless others.
Most of the preppers that I know, myself included, like to revert to using products or items that have a
Wax can be used as a sealant for a variety of items and is a useful practical method many preppers use. One of the most common ways preppers use wax is to seal and protect a wheel or block of cheese.
Large pots, glass jars, fruit pectin, metal lids and screw rims are all part of the process for canning your
Call me a savvy consumer or a frugal prepper; it really does not matter to me. And I know I am not the only one who gets a kick out of finding alternative uses for an item, especially an inexpensive, commonly used item such as a paper coffee filter.
They come in a variety of sizes. Some are heavy-duty construction grade while others barely strong enough to
Typically thought of as the ugly duckling from the lily plant family, this common, yet often overlooked, succulent plant has dozens of uses. The amazing green gem known as the Aloe Vera plant produces beautiful yellow or orange tubular flowers in the summer months yet still remains a silent superstar of the plant world.
Preppers will tell you they practice prepping as a way to be prepared for what the future may hold. Of course none of us really know what tomorrow or even the next hour will bring. So it is probably wise to plan ahead at least a little bit. It does not matter if you are the type that plans for the end of the world scenario or someone who just wants to have a few essentials on hand in case of an emergency; having a basic first aid kit assembled and within reach is a good idea.