How To Repackage Foods in Mylar Bags With Oxygen Absorbers For Long Term Survival

Shelf-life varies, depending on storage and food conditions. Typically you can see an indicated range for shelf-life. Rice is classified as 15-30 years, for example, and some sources estimate...

My First Batch Of Canned Cheese

I have always heard that "necessity is the mother of invention", but I also think of it as "the mother of learning something new." This has been the case...

How To Make Calcium Supplements from Eggshells

Most of us were brought up to eat eggs fairly carefully, make sure we didn't eat a piece of shell by mistake. In fact, as long as it's small...

How to Keep Eggs Fresh for a Year with Isinglass

There are many ways to preserve eggs when you're lucky enough to have a surplus of them, but in general, each one has its own weaknesses. Pickling eggs when all...

How to Make Your Own Soap

Power’s out; car won’t start, pantry’s empty – anything can happen. You either need to learn how to make do without or to take the high road which, in...

The Only Plant That Should Be in Your First Aid Kit

Mullein, formerly known as verbascum thapsus is also referred to as the velvet plant or the ore of an elephant due to the hairy leaves that are, rather than...

10 Potent Plants That Kill Pain Fast

We all dread going to the doctor and more so, taking the prescribed medicines. Nature is so clever it puts the medicine inside our food, so it remains for...

5 Skills And 5 Tools For Every Prepper

Who knows what could happen tomorrow? This is the philosophy that most preppers live by. No matter the situation, when danger suddenly appears, a prepper’s heightened organization and awareness...

How to Build a Pickup Truck Sleeping Platform

Building a pickup truck sleeping platform can be very beneficial for, not only camping but for use as a bug-out vehicle.  For those who don’t know what a bug-out...

DIY Dollar Store First Aid Kit

While everyone hopes that they’ll never need to break out a first aid kit, an event will inevitably arise that requires you to break out the bandages and maybe...