Prep

Tornado Survival

Tornado Survival Guide

Nearly everyone who lives in the American Midwest has a tornado story. Here’s one of mine: The closest I ever came to a tornado was one which skipped over my head. My family and I were hunkered under the basement stairs when the tornado came. Thanks to a large, steep …

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How to Make a Clay Pot Heater

How to Make a Clay Pot Heater

Anybody who lives away from the equator knows that it can get quite chilly in winter. Sometimes, central heating dies at the worst time, such as when it’s below zero and the roads are iced over. I’ve had to chop emergency firewood in the snow because a tiny electrical part …

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How to Store Gasoline and Diesel Long Term

Long Term Fuel Storage - How to Store Gas and Diesel

I was recently caught in the path of a hurricane. Many other people were as well. Not everyone fared as well as I did. I had three states to travel through. It wasn’t until I got to the third state where I started to see gas stations which did not …

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How to Raise Rabbits for Meat

How to Raise Rabbits for Meat

When I was a teenager, I had a girlfriend who had a pet rabbit. That guy was the king of the household, and often got lost in the yard. Though she and I broke up, that rabbit practice has served me well. Why is that? Because I have gotten into …

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Pemmican: What it is, How to Make it, and Recipes

Pemmican - What it is How to Make it and Recipes

Pemmican: The Ultimate Survival Food As someone who has a tendency to spend a fair amount of time away from civilization, I have learned how to sustain myself on food which does not require a fridge. After all, it is rather awkward to install even a mini-fridge and the electrical …

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