If you're camping...Rub petroleum jelly over a bunch of cotton balls...then store in ziplock bag..Then when your ready to make a fire pull a few cotton strands out then place under your wood then light your cotton ball..instant fire starter ----- Good to know for fire pits too! :)
Five Dollar Preps - The goal of this thread is to demonstrate that prepping can be done on the cheap for about $ 5.00 per week. I do not think that I know anyone who could not spare five bucks per week to invest in the ability to feed yourself and your family in the event of being affected by some form of disaster.
Lip Balm Applications in Survival Situations via theprepared: 1.Chapped lips 2.In extreme cold weather, you can rub it on the exposed parts of your face. The thin layer helps prevent heat loss by limiting radiation and air convection. 3.Lubrication for your fire bow drill, etc. 4.It is a great firestarter! It works just like petroleum jelly. You can rub it on a piece of cloth, lint from your pocket, a cotton ball, gauze pad from your first aid kit, or even on natural tender. I always ha...
Everything Under the Sun. This lady has the easiest and yet most detail-oriented system for food storage I've found yet. She gives you her booklets for free if you email her.
I saw a discussion on ways to secure your home... Preppers were cutting chain link fencing the sizes of all their windows & door openings, if SHTF, fencing can be quickly bolted to each opening using very long lag screws, having angle iron cut to length it would be even better. It would greatly slow down intruders, anything thrown would bounce off & not break glass. Attach to doors so you could talk to someone & they couldn't rush in (one of the most often used entry tactics).