You will never be prepared for every situation life can throw your way, and that is a fact. However, if you want to be able to find your way out of the majority of prickly situations, that can be managed. Investing time and energy to learn and hone certain skills is definitely worth the effort, especially if you know exactly what you want to be good at. Continue reading 8 Life Hacks for Being Prepared→
Whether stranded in the wilderness by accident, or relaxing at your campsite on a weekend getaway, hunger will come calling – and without traditional cooking instruments or appliances readily accessible, keeping your party fed means trying new methods of cooking. Don’t wait to experiment in the woods; review these tips for cooking your food outdoors to make sure you’re prepared for any situation. Continue reading 8 Alternative Ways to Cook without Power!→
How to Survive if Stranded in the Woods Without Supplies
One of the most dangerous situations for anyone is stranded in the woods without any supplies. Perhaps you intended to take a short walk and a storm rolled in and you can’t make it back home, your car broke down in the middle of nowhere, or maybe SHTF on that one day that you were at Continue reading Stranded, Survival Without Supplies!→
Everyone wants to know when is it time to “bug out”? Leaving too soon could cost you your job or reputation. Leaving too late could cost you your life. While every circumstance is different, Lisa gave this question its own chapter and covered the topic in an orderly, logical manner. Continue reading Emergency Evacuations!→
If you follow my blog you know I like to practice every possible means of fire making available. This week’s live show will feature a look into my fire kits, basic means of starting a fire, proper fire Continue reading Fire Craft 101→
This week on the 7 P’s Of Survival Show we will have Chris Gustafson on the show and will be talking all about the life of a Michigan Outdoorsman. We plan to talk about using goats for all things self reliance, collecting fire tinder material and what works best, his two businesses, some axe junkie recommendations for the everyday woodsman and Continue reading Goats, Axes & Fire!→
This week it is my privilege to have my friend Todd Walker (A.K.A. The Survival Sherpa) on the show to talk about the Doing The Stuff Network his online presence where he shares his journey toward self reliance. Todd and I have very similar interests when it comes to a self reliant life style. We both strive to enhance our own skills on a daily basis while sharing what we learn via our media outlets. We both enjoy skills from the golden age of camping, traditional kit item, old time skills Continue reading Todd Walker “The Survival Sherpa”→
Dragons breath, to define it in the most precise way, it is a highly charged powder used in shotgun shells. This can be used with 12 gauge shotgun shells. Further, it can be said that it is an exotic flammable round that can not be used in auto-loading or semi-automatic shotguns.
It can really produce an enormous wall of fire that can extend about 35 yards. Dragons breath consists of magnesium/pellets or shards. There are number of leading suppliers of dragons breath in UK and around the globe. Continue reading Use of Dragons Breath In Shotguns→
Do you have what it takes to survive an evacuation at a moment’s notice? What would you be left with if your home were destroyed by fire or a tornado? There can be any number of disasters that can force you to leave your home without the time to think. What if you needed to get home from work after disaster strikes? Will you be ready to care for your kids or pets?
This week on The Prepared Canadian, we will take a look at bags…bug our bags, get home bags, everyday carry bags, as well as special consideration for pets and kids. Not just what to put in them, but why you need them in the first place. In addition, we will have two tips for five dollar preparedness, news from the blog and the forum, a fantastic prepper website of the week, and of course, my weekly editorial.
This Friday on In Time of Disaster we continued our discussion on shelters and attempt to discover what type of shelter would be the best for you and your family. Do you have plans for a long term for shelter in the event of a major disaster?
Having the ability to build a shelter is only 1/2 of the battle as there are many other aspects to sheltering other than having a well-built shelter and things such as wood for a fire, food, clean water and much more. After all, what good is a great shelter if you have nothing to eat or drink?
This Friday your host Karen and her special guest Katzcradule will had a personal, one on one discussion with you about what would be your best options depending upon where you live and what type of disaster might strike your state, country or the planet. Listen to show in player below.
From basic shelters such as caves and lean-tos to your home such as a well built basement to the standard tornado shelter that is nothing more than a cylinder with an opening buried in the backyard we will discuss all types of shelters that have been used by man to protect themselves for thousands of years and what can we use today if a disaster strikes. Do you have the knowledge to build a temporary shelter for a few days? or do you have a long term plan for sheltering in the event of a major disaster? Having the ability to build a shelter is only 1/2 of the battle as there are many other aspects to sheltering other than building a lean-to such as fire, food, clean water and much more. After all, what good is a great shelter if you have nothing to eat or drink? This Friday on “In Time of Disaster” your host Karen and her special guest(s) will have a personal, one on one discussion with you about what would be your best options depending upon where you live and what type of disaster might strike your state, country or the planet. Go to home page for all live broadcasts. Listen to this show in player below!