Self-reliance is extra important during tough economic times, when we’re faced with recession (or a more severe depression). Adopt some of these ideas to be ready, just in case.
A rocket stove is an easy to build, easy to use, clean burning cooking device. Here’s how to make one.
We’ve lost the basic survival skills that used to be commonplace in our world. Isn’t it time we reversed that trend?
Nearly a week without power — could you do it? We did. Here’s what worked (and what didn’t) when our power grid went down.
In the weeks after Hurricane Iselle in Hawaii, certain requests from those hardest hit have been repeated over and over. I think it’s smart to take a look at those requests and figure out how they fit into our emergency preparedness plans.
Hurricane Iselle made landfall on the Island of Hawaii over the weekend. The initial path of the hurricane was expected to take the storm right over the top of my little town. Ack!
Think you’re on top of your emergency preps? This list of 100 items to disappear first might give you some things to think about. Whether natural disaster or economic collapse, being prepared is key to survival.
Using glass jars and bottles for storage is a great way to avoid excessive plastic in your household. But what about earthquake safety? Can it work?