If you cannot defend it, then you do not own it. In other words, someone, or some group can come along and take it. Take over your shelter, and enjoy all of the luxuries you have stockpiled while you sit shivering in the cold rain plotting your strategy for getting back inside. … [Read more...] about The Basics of Perimeter Defense
Foods that do not require any preparation, are lightweight, and are shelf stable make ideal foods for a survival pack, or to have on hand for emergencies at home, at the office, or even when stranded in your vehicle. The best part is that you can make beef jerky and hardtack at … [Read more...] about Beef Jerky and Hardtack The Nearly Perfect Survival Meal
The following are codes or dates that you can expect to find on certain food products, along with a brief explanation provided by the USDA. Types of Dates: A "Sell-By" date tells the store how long to display the product for sale. You should buy the product before the date … [Read more...] about Can You Eat Foods Past Their Expiration Date?
Shelter in place, lock the doors, shut off the lights, and do not answer the door. You have heard and seen it all on the news. Frantic citizens calling into news' organizations recounting the horrors of a mass shooting, and you can hear the fear in their voices as they huddle in … [Read more...] about When Shooters Are Roaming the Streets or the halls of Your Building
You know people have their priorities mixed up when they buy a tent for the first time to sleep in it in front of an electronics store so they can be the first in the door to fight over a big screen TV. To buy a tent, because they may need to survive in it during a crisis never … [Read more...] about What Most Likely Will Happen When the SHTF