Although aluminum cans might not be the most convenient type of packaging if you are on the go, it can often be one of your best options for storing different foods and drinks. Unfortunately once the can is empty it becomes an issue for most people, so to be self-sufficient you need to learn ways to […]

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The majority of people pay no heed at all to the constant warnings and advice of the people around them who are actually prepared for the next natural disaster. Admit it, a lot of you haven’t even begun preparing yet. Procrastination is a real killer, so it is suggested that you get on your feet […]

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If you’re looking for an introduction to the methods of food preservation, you are in the right place. Today I’m sharing several food preservation techniques that will help you save your garden harvest for later. Aside from SHTF prepping, knowing how to preserve food can save your family big bucks. Food prices are increasing yearly. […]

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Ah, July is almost here! It’s the month to celebrate America’s independence, enjoy fun summer activities, and also savor the cherries that are in season. This sweet cherry jam recipe is one of my favorite ways to preserve fresh cherries. Easy to make, this jam is delicious any time of year and it even makes […]

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The video below will demonstrate how you can fill your water bottle from a tree for drinking clean water in the wilderness. I can’t stress this highly enough but please only do this in an emergency situation. If you do this wrong or take too much water you could kill the tree, and that isn’t […]

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If you are a big DIYer, you will love this. I’ve seen old doors salvaged and re-purposed into many cool things; tables, headboards, barn doors, shelving and even a window. Now we can add a coffee table to the list. Image Credit: thissortaoldlife.com DIY Salvaged Door Coffee Table Check out This Sorta Old Life’s post […]

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How to start an IV is a valuable skill to have in your first aid arsenal and you may potentially save someone’s life. It can be used as a route for delivering medication or drawing blood. However, it takes a little practice to get the hang of it. But once you can do it it’s […]

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Knowing the steps to find edible wild plants can spell the difference between life and death in a SHTF scenario. If you’re into survival training, camping, trekking, or just loves the outdoors, this article will surely serve you well. Importance of Knowing the Steps to Find Edible Wild Plants For many people, knowing the steps […]

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