Lessons Learned From Testing a 72-Hour Kit ~ The Survival Mom
For power outages: use solar yard lights as night lights indoors. Safer for kids than candles and they last a long time!
INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Improvised Water Filter - can layer in a plastic milk jug - improves taste and turbidity, does NOT remove pathogens
Homemade Flour Paint That Will Last 5 to 10 Years For Outdoor Use. | The Homestead Survival
Survival Herb Bank - Off-the-grid medicines have been used for thousands of years.
1 year's supply…
It says 32 survival skills your child should know... but I bet most adults don't know most of these skills. Do you?
In hard times, this famine menu food storage plan may come in handy. It provides a daily menu and a shopping list of budget-friendly foods.
23 Medical Supplies You Should Have on Hand The Survival Mom
Tutorial for20+ Foods that must be(3)
Small Space prepper
List of items - buy one each week for 52 weeks to be prepared!
Homestead Landscaping: wood storage rack. this might be necessary
Tidbits and tips from the Great Depression years.
Make your own Vinegar (it's easier than you think)….going to use those crabapples going to waste in my back yard to do this. This is one of my preps and will be a needed item in the community when the SHTF since vinegar can be used for food preservation, cleaning, sanitizing and medical purposes.
Canning meats.... A great site for canning!! She has lots of recipes for meals in a jar to can as well.
Pop's Bacon cure and recipe! Gotta give this one a try! This sounds better than the other one I poste
how to build a simple salt box for salt curing meat
Pack sawdust into paper muffin cups, above, or a cardboard egg carton. Melt paraffin wax or old candles in a double boiler, pour over the sawdust and allow to cool. Slow-burning when lit, these hotcakes make great starters for a fireplace or campfire.
Wine Cork Fire Starters and other cork ideas; soak corks in alcohol for use as a fire starter .
24 Lost Survival Tips from 100 Years Ago - with Illustrations :http://www.askaprepper.com/24-lost-survival-hacks-from-100-years-ago/
How to Recharge Alkaline Batteries - Backdoor Survival
How to Heat a Room for 15 Cents per Day w/out electricity.
Chewing Gum and a battery can be used Fire Starter - Use the foil-backed wrapper to short circuit an AA battery and create a flame. First, tear the wrapper into an hourglass shape and touch the foil to the positive and negative battery terminals. The electrical current will briefly cause the paper wrapper to ignite. Use the flame to light a candle or tinder.
For years we have been told that salt is bad for you but that is simply not true. Salt is important to life itself. Here are 34 ways to use salt for survival purposes plus a description of various types of salt. via http://www.BackdoorSurvival.com