Five Great Soaps to Prep!

If you could only prep one kind of soap, what would it be? 



There are always hundreds of answers to that question because there really isn’t a single ‘best’ soap to store; almost any soap is good to stock up on compared to none at all.  If they have to, people can make do cleaning most things with just about any common soap.  If you make your own soap, that is a very frugal and admirable skill.  Homemade soap is  a good option if you have time to make extra and stock up on it.  The important thing is having supply soap on hand for hygiene and sanitation if the store is sold out or closed.

What Is Missing From The Preppers List

b2ap3_thumbnail_financial-servicesWe start with this Preppers list

– Beans Bullets & Band Aides

Then we think about shelter. No wait there has to be a bunker on the Preppers list too. Of course we didn’t forget communications and some mode of transportation to the bunker. Actually most Preppers have thought long and hard about how they would overcome the bomb, and the alienation from the world we now know. They’ve read a lot of materials and listened to some awesome talk show hosts. They’ve hit the range and honed their weapons skills. But in all that expectation they simply forget that a Preppers list requires a heavy amount of cash flow to make it happen.

Cooking Without Power

campfire-tripdSo you’ve stocked up on all the food you’ll need after the end of the world as we know it. You’ve got wheat, flour, dried foods, canned foods, all kinds of food. But if the worst case scenario happens, will you still have power? There might be power in some areas, but always assume there won’t be where you are. And if there isn’t, how are you going to cook all that food?

Do Home Remedies Actually Work?

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Medicine in Your Backyard

After spending a lifetime getting your medicine from the pharmacy, it’s easy to forget that nature has already provided medicinal plants all over the world. If you look closely, you might even find medicine in your own backyard. Practice identifying them now because there may come a time when you need them. Here are 10 of the best medicinal plants.

Survival for Pregnant Women and Babies

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Survival Balcony Gardening (VIDEO)

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Five Powdered Foods Worth Storing

Powdered foods are a great option for people who want to store a lot of food but don’t have much space. As long as you have a reliable source of drinking water or a way to purify rain or river water, you’ll be in good shape. Below are what I consider some essential foods that are available in powdered form.

How To Bug Out From Mother Nature

Bug_Out_Plan_Survival_Knife_Bug_Out_BagAre you prepared for an emergency evacuation due to Mother Nature?  Between forest fires, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and other natural and/or man-made disasters, none of us are completely immune to the threat of having to bug out from our homes.

FDA Confirms All Routine Food Safety Inspections Suspended During The Shutdown

Senate Holds Hearing On Food Safety SystemThe Food and Drug Administration has been forced to suspend all routine food safety inspections for the duration of the government shutdown, FDA spokesman Steven Immergut confirmed to The Huffington Post on Friday afternoon. Until funding is restored, the FDA will be inspecting only those facilities that it has cause to believe “present an immediate threat to public health.”

‘The Tipping Points,’ New Weather Channel Series, Showcases Regions Altered By Warming Climate

Greenland:  A Laboratory For The Symptoms Of Global WarmingThere’s a lot of scary Halloween programming this month, but a new Weather Channel series might be the most frightening of all. “The Tipping Points: 6 Places on Earth Where Climate’s Changed” is scary because it’s real, showing what global warming will do to the planet if it proceeds at the current rate — starting with the Amazon rain forest, where drought, fires, changes in carbon dioxide, and loss of biodiversity due to climate change are converging with disastrous consequences.

A Survival Guide To The Debt Ceiling Default Apocalypse

n-DEBT-CEILING-DEFAULT-SURVIVAL-GUIDE-large570America may be on the verge of a catastrophic default on its national debt. There would be no real reason for this default — it can easily be avoided, and is only being considered because our politicians, particularly Republicans in Washington, have gone insane. So what should you do, in the meantime, to prepare yourself?