Month: September 2018

How Early Should You Start Teaching Your Kids About Prepping?

Although novice preppers might be overwhelmed by the massive amounts of information available to provide guidance as you begin the prepping journey, parents especially must learn how to properly prepare their children for a prepping lifestyle. By following an organized plan designed to be age-appropriate, parents can ensure that their kids will be ready for any disaster. Elementary school Elementary school usually constitutes the largest single portion of your child’s underage education. As such, it is important to make prepping instruction a central part of the knowledge you impart to children during this stage of development. By engaging them...

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Creative Ways to Pay for a Fallout Shelter

With the way things are going in the world, it has never been a better time to start planning and funding your fallout shelter and preparing for potential disasters. When the next disaster strikes you want to know you and your family are protected. However, the financial aspect of this can be stressful. So to help you, here are creative ways that you can pay for a fallout shelter. VA Loans Taking out a loan doesn’t have to be a pain. A VA loan is recognized as one of the best ways to use your credit for something important...

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Egg Long Term Food Storage Cheat Sheet

Egg Long Term Food Storage Guidelines A while back, eggs, because of cholesterol,  were considered to be unhealthy.  But, now they are considered to be healthy.  Eggs, along with milk, are considered to have among the best protein sources.   According to WebMD: With science on our side, we can once again enjoy the wonderfully nutritious egg. Along with milk, eggs contain the highest biological value (or gold standard) for protein. One egg has only 75 calories but 7 grams of high-quality protein, 5 grams of fat, and 1.6 grams of saturated fat, along with iron, vitamins, minerals, and carotenoids. Good...

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Twitter Roundup: Warning: The Second Amendment Is In Danger

Twitter, Social Media Round Up There may be a gun rights friendly occupant in the white house.  But, you should not become complacent if you are a second amendment advocate.   Little by little the gun grabbers are encroaching on the right to bear arms with the “Death By A Thousand Cuts” strategy.   If we give an inch, they’ll take a mile. So, we must remain ever diligent. Below is a listing of a few warning shots taken by the gun grabbers. Bullet Control One of Chris Rock’s most famous comedy routines was about “bullet control.”  I’ve included Rock’s famous routing below. ...

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How to Power a Survival Shelter

You’ve built a secure shelter to protect your family if the worst happens—but how are you going to power it? Various energy sources are available to the avid survivalist, all with their own advantages and drawbacks. To truly excel in a survival situation, it is vital to understand the types of energy that can be harnessed and the systems needed to adapt them to your individual needs. Generators Image credit: Generator Power Electric generators, run on either diesel gasoline or bio-fuel, are the most obvious and accessible power source for many survivalists. Easy to procure and operate, generators can...

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