12 Different Ways to Hang a Hammock

12 Different Ways to Hang a Hammock If you’re ever in a situation where you’re moving from place to place and can’t always find shelter, you’ll appreciate having several bedding options. One great choice is a hammock. Hammocks are light and easily portable. They also mean you don’t have to sleep on the ground and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/12-different-ways-hang-hammock/

10 Unofficial Camping Rules To Make Sure You Have The Best Trip Ever

10 Unofficial Camping Rules To Make Sure You Have The Best Trip Ever Before I get started this is a fun post with obvious rules. When I go camping I let my kids do what they have to do to get the most knowledge from the trip. That being said I think there are at …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/10-unofficial-camping-rules/

How to Make Aspirin For Emergency Situations

How to Make Aspirin For Emergency Situations Knowing How to Make Aspirin in a SHTF or emergency situation could be a god send! I have actually made aspirin a few years ago and it actually worked OK. Obviously it won’t be as good as the store bought pain relievers but it did actually help with a …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/how-to-make-aspirin/

How To Make a Solar Powered Radio

How To Make a Solar Powered Radio There are many practical uses for solar power energy that is portable, particularly when SHTF. Building a DIY solar powered radio is not difficult, and it’s an extremely useful item to have on hand in the event of a disaster. And no batteries required! You can buy a …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/diy-solar-powered-radio/

35 Reasons Coffee Filters are Survival Multitaskers

35 Reasons Coffee Filters are Survival Multitaskers The simple coffee filter is not so simple when it comes to survival! There are numerous uses beyond the obvious filtering that can help make a SHTF situation go from absolutely awful to not-so-bad. How is that possible you ask? Here are just a few uses for this …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/35-reasons-coffee-filters-survival-multitaskers/

15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel These 15 awesome uses for witch hazel will make you want to grow it process it and stockpile it… Or is that just me. 🙂 Most drug stores and online pharmacies carry witch hazel in one form or another but be sure to get 100% natural witch hazel. I …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/15-wonderful-uses-witch-hazel/

17 Lost Survival Skills Your Ancestors Had

17 Lost Survival Skills Your Ancestors Had Prepping to survive after a major disaster is so much more than stockpiling supplies. If we ever face an end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it scenario, we’re going to need much more than supplies if we want to rebuild society. We’re going to need skills. Farming, blacksmithing, woodworking… These types of skills were …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/17-lost-survival-skills-ancestors/

25 Genius Hacks All Dog Owners Need to Know

25 Genius Hacks All Dog Owners Need to Know Recently I featured an article on the 9 Best Guard Dogs For Home Defense which was very popular. Who doesn’t love their dog? They are fiercely loyal and your best friend at the same time. They are always excited to see you, and can’t help but make you happy (OK, most …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/25-genius-hacks-dog-owners-need-know/

How To Make Your Own First Aid Antiseptic Ointment

How To Make Your Own First Aid Antiseptic Ointment This DIY antiseptic ointment is great for treating minor cuts, scraps, abrasions and whatnot, a lot of people like to use Neosporin or other antiseptic ointments, but did you know that instead of spending $5 to $10 on ointment, you can make your own DIY antiseptic …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/how-to-make-your-own-first-aid-antiseptic-ointment/

8 Reasons Old Cookbooks Are Important

8 Reasons Old Cookbooks Are Important The differences in the way we prepare and cook food now are very different than it was 100 years ago. Instead of using the internet or an app on their smartphones, they used cookbooks. The cookbooks of today assume you have certain appliances such as a mixer to work …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/8-reasons-old-cookbooks-important/

Older posts «