Category: Preparedness Skills

How to Make a DIY Pocket Sized Fishing Kit

DIY Pocket Sized Fishing Kit. It's not just about hooks, lines, or sinkers my friend. Put together a pocket-sized fishing kit for when disaster strikes.

DIY Pocket Sized Fishing Kit. It’s not just about hooks, lines, or sinkers my friend. Put together a pocket-sized fishing kit for when disaster strikes. Fishing is not just about hooks, lines, or sinkers my friend. In this how-to guide by The Survivalist Blog, you are able to put together a DIY pocket sized fishing …

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Ways to Use Coffee Grounds and Filters in Survival

Coffee grounds do a lot of good for enriching the soil and keeping pests away but coffee for survival? Turns out, there are several ways to use coffee grounds that you may not have considered as possibilities!

Coffee grounds do a lot of good for enriching the soil and keeping pests away but coffee for survival? Turns out, there are several ways to use coffee grounds that you may not have considered as possibilities! Many of you were probably like me when you read the headline: “Using coffee grounds and filters for …

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Video: Get Your HAM Radio License

Video: Tips to Get Your HAM Radio License.  If you are willing to study and learn a few rules you can have your license in a few hours. 

Video: Tips to Get Your HAM Radio License.  If you are willing to study and learn a few rules you can have your license in a few hours.    A lot of people talk about wanting to get their license to use a HAM radio system but end up never doing it. Ask most people …

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Family Friendly Prepping Activities for Spring

Family Friendly Prepping Activities for Spring. All of these are excellent tools to train yourself and your kids on how to survive if you are stuck without modern conveniences. They are fun too!

Family Friendly Prepping Activities for Spring. All of these are excellent tools to train yourself and your kids on how to survive if you are stuck without modern conveniences. They are fun too!   There are so many things people do for FUN that are actually prepping activities and no one ever said prepping activities couldn’t …

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Improve These 21 Prepper Skills This Weekend

If you are serious about being prepared, you quickly learn that the most important 'preps' are your skills. Skills, not stuff, is what will ultimately get you through a disaster. Improve these 21 prepper skills this weekend. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

If you are serious about being prepared, you quickly learn that the most important ‘preps’ are your skills. Skills, not stuff, is what will ultimately get you through a disaster. Improve these 21 prepper skills this weekend.    Prepping is an ongoing thing, a lifestyle. Those who believe that you just buy some supplies, store them, and …

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DIY Fire Starter Idea for the Fall

This DIY fire starter idea is certainly an easy make ahead project. I'm sure you already have all the supplies that are needed in your house right now. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

This DIY fire starter idea is certainly an easy make-ahead project. I’m sure you already have all the supplies that are needed in your house right now. Have you ever thought about how you are going to start your fire before you leave on your camping trip? Or what about the time you tried and …

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Starting Kids on the Prepper Path

Starting Kids on the Prepper Path. Teaching your kids to be able to take care of themselves using the resources around them is invaluable | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Starting Kids on the Prepper Path. Teaching your kids to be able to take care of themselves using the resources around them is invaluable. Teaching your kids to be able to take care of themselves using the resources around them is invaluable. A prepper path and mindset is something that has to be learned. While most …

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Stop Buying Fire Starters and Make Your Own

Stop buying fire starters. Use commonly found items around the house - make your own fire starters that will catch and keep a flame going + water resistant | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Stop buying fire starters. Use commonly found items around the house – make your own fire starters that will catch and keep a flame going + water resistant   It blows me away how much money people spend each year on fire starting logs and other items designed to help you start a fire more …

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Make Hardtack: The Cracker That Lasts for Years

Make Hardtack: The Cracker That Lasts for Years Hardtack is one of those foods that you only hear about these days but for millennia, people knew and understood the importance of this incredibly simple food. With no refrigeration readily available, troops and sailors needed a food that would be filling and last a long time without …

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Video: Surviving a Nuclear Bomb

Surviving a Nuclear Bomb There is no doubt that nuclear detonations are possible in the world we live in today. With tension between countries increasing almost daily, getting some basic information on how to identify and ideas of how to react is not being paranoid, it’s being prepared. Even if you don’t put much research …

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