Titan Ready USA HERC XXL Candle-Lit Oven Review Life after a man-made or natural disaster is always difficult. Even under the best of circumstances, we might still need to deal with loss of power, and adapting to the new “normal.” One of the biggest challenges people face is feeding themselves. In the aftermath of a […]
Shelf-Stable Foods for the Long-Haul “Disasters are always short-term, until they’re not. Because of this inconvenient reality, long-term food security should always be a major priority in every survival plan.” SWAT Magazine In this article we take a look at the basics of long-term food security with specific emphasis on tips, ideas and suggestions to […]
Road Warrior – Preparing a Get-Home Bag If a disaster occurred while you were away from your home (and your preparations), what would you do? Would you have a plan and the necessary supplies to help get you back home quickly and safely? Or would you suddenly find yourself among many thousands of panicked, desperate […]
Whether you’re just getting started, or have been prepping for years, it’s really easy to get caught up in the hype and disregard crucial preparations. In this article I shed light on 10 of the most neglected — but essential — preps. Check out my latest OffGrid article “The 10 Most Neglected (But Essential) Preps. […]
Seven Must-Have Survival Basics The most successful survival strategies are usually the ones that focus on the basics – food, water, first aid, medical, sanitation/hygiene, self-defense, security, and of course, knowing when to stay put, and when to get out. All of these things are crucial for staying alive, especially during a disaster aftermath; when […]
Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) MREs, or Meals Ready to Eat are the main individual, self-contained field ration for U.S. military personnel. MREs are primarily intended for use in combat or field conditions where other food facilities may not be available. They have been around for over 30 years, but their roots stretch back to […]
Are you prepared to Bug-Out? In the May 2015 issue of SWAT Magazine, read how easy it is to build your own bug-out bag, (BOB). And to keep up on the latest in weapons, gear, tactics, training and survival, make sure to pick up a subscription to SWAT Magazine (Now Available in Print or Digital) SWAT […]
The Quick-Start Survival Guide is Now “In-Stock.” We launched the Quick-Start Survival Guide (QSG) in late October. Almost immediately Amazon started to show the paperback as “Out-of-Stock.” We were pleased that sales were brisk, but we were worried that the “Out-of-Stock” status would discourage some of our readers from placing their order. A few weeks later […]
Food is expensive. And prices seem to go up on a daily basis. While many people understand the important of having a viable food storage plan as part of their overall survival strategy, money, or the lack thereof, is often a big consideration.
“Top Ten Most Neglected Preps – Forget and Regret. (S.W.A.T. Magazine) Ever have a nagging feeling that you’ve forgotten something important? Most of the time it’s just some trivial detail, you eventually remember, and life goes on.