What Should be Included in a Survival Cache?

If you have done any reading on preparedness and survival websites, you will have seen no end of articles telling you that you need to stock up on food and water supplies. While that is certainly important, what happens if you are caught off guard and are not near your supplies when a disaster strikes? This is where a survival cache comes in handy.  A survival cache is a hidden stockpile of emergency supplies for…

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What to do if you are Lost in the Woods?

Okay, so one moment you are enjoying a nice stroll through the woods and taking in the natural beauty of the wilderness, the next, you suddenly notice that you must have taken a wrong turn somewhere and have no clue where you are. There comes a moment, when you get lost in the woods, when the woods begin to feel like home. Do you try heading back? Carry on going the direction you’re heading? What…

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Pet Disaster Preparedness Tips

While many of our readers have an emergency disaster kit in their home, I was surprised to learn how few of them had put plans in place for their pets. The tips that we will be sharing today will show you how you can keep your pet safe during a natural disaster. You’ll also learn how to prepare a complete pet emergency kit. Identify Likely Disasters The first step in keeping your pets safe is…

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15 Best Survival Books

The biggest part of emergency preparedness is gathering knowledge and being sure that we are constantly learning. One of the best ways of gaining this knowledge is by getting your hands on a couple of dependable survival guides. There are helpful books available on every category of preparedness, survival, homesteading, etc but not all books are worth the investment. It isn’t what the book costs; it’s what it will cost if you don’t read it…

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How Do You Survive in the Wild with Nothing?

We were asked the question earlier on today on Twitter by one of our followers “How Do You Survive in the Wild with Nothing?” Twitter as a platform doesn’t really give us the space to give an appropriate answer so we have decided to create a post for all those wondering the same thing. The steps below may sound simple but will require plenty of knowledge and practice before they are ever needed in a…

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