Category: Prepping Equipment & Supplies

Don’t Put that 72-hour Kit on the Shelf Without Testing It.

The 72-hour kits are packed and ready to go. Good for you, it's a big job and one that is very important. Do a 72-hour kit test before you put it a shelf. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

You have your 72-hour kit all packed and ready to go. Good for you, it’s a big job and one that is very important. You are a step ahead from most of the crowd! Before you put that kit on a shelf and forget about it, we encourage you to do one thing. Test it. …

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All You Need to Know About O2 Absorbers

All you need to know about o2 absorbers. It's not a desiccant that absorbs moisture, an oxygen absorber, this fantastic invention helps preserve dried food

All You Need to Know About O2 Absorbers   Not to be confused with a desiccant that absorbs moisture, an oxygen absorber (also called an O2 absorber) is a fantastic invention that helps preserve stored food for even longer than usual! By removing the oxygen in a container, you are removing one of the requirements …

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Free Supply Checklist for Preppers

Free Supply Checklist for Preppers. Be prepared to handle the unexpected, whether that is something large or small or large.

Free Supply Checklist for Preppers   When you decide you want to be prepared to handle the unexpected, whether that is something large or small, it can be very overwhelming! Trying to learn all you can, while also trying to get the supplies you think you need is enough stress to make your eyes cross. …

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Using Medical Supplies as Barter Items

Using Medical Supplies as Barter Items “Beans, Bullets, and Bandaids” is a common saying among preppers when talking about what you need to survive. While there is a lot of truth to that saying, there is something to be said for medical supplies beyond just bandaids. If there was a long term disaster or SHTF …

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Paracord for Medical Use

Paracord for medical use. Paracord is one of those almost magical inventions in the modern world. You can also take it apart to get the fine, inner threads that can be used for sutures | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Paracord for Medical Use Paracord is one of those almost magical inventions in the modern world. It’s usefulness spans across so many different hobbies, interests, and industries that many people are surprised when they learn it was originally created as cording for parachutes! Because it is so strong and versatile, plus the way it’s made, …

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11 Manual Tools You Need Before SHTF

11 Manual tools you need before STHF. Scenario: You are in a long term disaster. There is no power, fuel is scarce, and you have to board up windows. What will you do? | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

11 Manual Tools You Need Before SHTF Imagine the following scenario: You are in a long term disaster. There is no power, fuel is scarce, and you have to board up some windows, make repairs to the backdoor since the looters tried to get in last week, and your power tools all have dead batteries. …

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Don’t Get Caught Without These Items in Your Car

The importance of having an emergency bag for your vehicle can't be stressed enough. When you're away from hearth and home, you are vulnerable to a multitude of things going wrong. Don't get caught without these items in your car | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

The importance of having an emergency bag for your vehicle can’t be stressed enough. When you’re away from hearth and home, you are vulnerable to a multitude of things going wrong. Don’t get caught without these items in your car.   If you live in an area that is prone to bad weather, especially storms …

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How and Why You Should Store These Foods

How and Why You Should Store These Foods There are so many lists out there that tell you what you should have in your pantry and emergency preparedness. What they¬†don’t tell you are things that can turn a saving stockpile into a nightmare. Flour, for example, is one of those. Ground flour, even stored in …

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100 Items for the Frugal Prepper

100 frugal prepper items. With the rising cost of...well everything, finding any extra money for preps (or anything else) can be a real challenge | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

100 Frugal Prepper Items   With the rising cost of…well everything, finding any extra money for preps (or anything else) can be a real challenge. How can you possibly prepare for the unknown when making ends meet on your day to day is hard enough as it is!? Part of being a prepper means you …

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Make Sure Your Emergency Food Meets These Criteria

Make Sure Your Emergency Food Meets These Criteria Buying emergency food that is meant for long term storage can be confusing and overwhelming: especially to someone who is new to the preparedness lifestyle. How will you make sure your emergency food is the right choice for your family? How do you know for sure that …

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