DIY MREs - Choose foods wisely & you should end up w/a 3-5 yr. shelf life, when properly stored. Cost under 3 bucks each make (including vac bag rolls), vs. a bad tasting 7 dollar commercial MRE with a comparable shelf-life, you figure the savings. BTW...also pack a couple of multi-vitamins with each meal to guard against deficiency.
Keep Parachute Cord Tangle-Free The best way to store 550 parachute cord is in an empty plastic peanut butter jar. Drill a 3⁄16-inch-diameter hole in the lid. Stuff the cord into the jar (careful not to overlap it), and thread the end about 4 inches through the hole you made. Screw the lid back on, and pull out as much cord as you need. Kiss tangles good-bye. —Jim Ratermann, Tipp City, Ohio
How to Purify Water During an Emergency SHTF Situation
5 Ways to Purify Water -Stocking your water reserves is one of the most important things you can do to get your family prepared for disaster. You’re going to need about a gallon of water per person per day. You can minimize the amount of water your body needs by reducing activity and staying cool, but you should never ration water. If you’re thirsty, drink! If the disaster lasts long enough, eventually, you’re going to run out of water. What will you do then?
Prepper Food Storage - 38 Must Have Kitchen Items for Any Survivalist regardless of how many #10 cans of “just-add-water-ready-to-eat” stuff you have. At some point you’re going to have to learn to use a kitchen in much the same way as your granny did. 1. matches 2. manual can opener 3. hand crank grain mill 4. cast iron or stainless steel cookware set 5. roasting pans 6. tea kettle...
Reasons To Stock up on Baby Powder. Can be used as a dry shampoo for people and pets, a deodorant, fends off ants & garden pests, stops creaks in wooden floors, grease remover, sprinkle between sheets on hot nights...
29 uses for coffee filters for survival - Coffee filters are ubiquitous. They are inexpensive, light weight and readily available. Heck, you can purchase coffee filters at the Dollar store, Amazon Costco, the corner grocery and even on EBay.