April showers bring May flowers…as well as tornadoes. April and May are the peak tornado months in all fifty states, and it’s important to be prepared. Damage paths can be as vast as fifty miles long and one mile wide; causing massive infrastructure damage as well as fatalities. While advanced warning is becoming increasingly possible – some tornadoes develop so rapidly and even on clear skies with sunshine, making it a challenge to alert everyone on time.
Survival Fire Making
Everybody knows that fire is often the key to survival in the wilderness. It provides warmth, protection, and the ability to signal for help. If I were to ask how you would make a fire if you needed to there would be ample answers and most of them would be correct. You can make a fire in numerous ways from the simple survival matches to the ever popular rubbing two sticks together.
Make Your Own Apple Cider Vinegar
For hundreds of years, apple cider vinegar has served a variety of purposes. From a health tonic to a cleaner and even a diet drink, it’s clear that this helpful vinegar isn’t just an ordinary salad dresser. The unpasteurized and organic apple cider vinegar with the ‘mother’ in it has the most health benefits, as the yeast and live bacteria can help balance bacteria in humans, and even in livestock. If you go through a good amount of it, you may want to consider making your own.
Facts on Honey and Cinnamon: It is found that a mixture of honey and cinnamon cures many diseases. Honey is produced in most of the countries of the world. Scientists of today also accept honey as a 'Ram Ban' (very effective) medicine for all kinds of diseases. And best of all, honey has no side effects!
What I am about to say will probably shock and outrage you. And believe me, I am not happy myself with the conclusions that I have drawn, but after many, many hours of thought and struggle, it is the only conclusion I think any compassionate person could possibly draw.
The Bug Out Bag has become as essential part of preparing for any major disaster, be it natural, societal, political or economic. Being ready at a moment’s notice to “Bug Out” or Get Out of Dodge quickly with enough survival gear to maintain your health and well being in a chaotic environment is step one on the survival list. What to include in that bag could mean the difference between life and death for you and your family, so adequate thinking and careful gear choice are important!
I have always liked coconuts… especially dried coconut flakes added to just about anything. But I never really fell in love with the coconut until I went to Brazil. It was on the beaches along the ‘Litoral Norte’ (the coastline just north of Sao Paulo) that I began drinking fresh coconut water because, well, everybody seemed to be enjoying it and it tasted good! But what happened next was that I also began to feel much better.
IF YOU’VE COME TO trust in herbal and alternative medicine
at home, it can be a hard decision to go back to Pepto-Bismol and Dayquil when
you’re getting ready to go abroad. With these 14 items it’s easy to keep up
that alternative health kick you’ve been on, even when you’re 5000 miles from
I've never been a big fan of pumpkin pie. For most of my life, I associated them with Halloween and left overs at Thanksgiving that ended in the trash. But I recently found out some very interesting things about pumpkin seeds and why they should be at the top of your survival stash list.
Let's suppose that it's the end of the world as we know it. Not a big stretch these days, I realize, but just go with it. Here's the premise: You know you have to have fruits and veggies and probably some grains in that survival garden plot of yours. Right? But what about herbs? Not just for culinary use but for your own homeopathic remedies. So put your prepper thinking caps on for a moment and read on.
A comprehensive and evolving list of seed companies that are not tied to Monsanto. If you're looking for a variety of heirloom, non-GMO, non-hybrid seeds, start here.
The 100 Survival Items To Disappear Off The Store Shelves First
Need to know what to put in your bunker? We've got you covered.
Rabbit meat is lean and mostly white meat. It is mild in
flavor and can be prepared much like chicken. Young rabbit meat is more tender
than older more mature rabbit meat. The older the rabbit, the longer you will
need to slow cook it in order to get the meat the particular type of texture
you are looking for. There is a good
chance that your rabbit meat will dry out if you fry it without a sauce or
happen to overcook it. So watch your cooking times closely. Here are some
recipes to take a peek at if you are ready to expand your culinary experiences
The Hiker's Checklist: What You Should Know Before Hitting
Camping is a wonderful way to get outside, spend time with
family and friends, and enjoy all that nature has to offer. But going on a
camping trip, especially deep in the woods, is not without its risks during
hunting season. With population increases the size of wilderness areas are
decreasing, forcing hunters to share the woods with other outdoor enthusiasts.
The unfortunate result is accidents. In some cases, campers and their dogs are
mistaken for game and are shot. Fortunately, many of these accidents can be
avoided. We show you how.
Weather patterns can quickly change in the backcountry, which is why hikers and backpackers need to be prepared. This includes not only having the appropriate gear, but also the right mindset for constantly changing weather.
It’s that time of year to plan your ski trip to the
mountains or maybe it’s summer and you’re planning on going to the Mountains
for hiking and golfing. Many people don’t consider that higher elevations are
different on their body then at lower elevations, and when they first get to
the higher altitudes, they start to feel lightheaded and realize they have to
take it easy and let their bodies acclimate to the new elevations.