Lesson to First Responders and Situational Awareness

Today I’ve got some great information to share with you regarding first aid training as a first responder–after all, we’re ALL first responders–and situational awareness.  For those of you who aren’t aware, typically the term “first responders” is referring to the rescue teams, EMTs or the firefighters or even law enforcement who arrive on the scene in which help is needed. Most…

Canning Tomatoes

Canning Tomatoes, how to home preserve tomatoes, safety advise and step by step directions

What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2017-7-22)

; This weekly post is an open-forum, though preferably focusing on what we all did this week for our preparedness. Voice your thoughts, opinions, concerns, or questions for others. The more who comment, the more who will benefit from the discussion… Are you a first timer? Let’s hear from you too! ; ———————————– Note: For articles posted during the week we appreciate that you stay on-topic with your comments. For off-topic comments, post them in the most recent Saturday open-forum: What did you do for your preparedness this week? Note: Click here to read the most recent comments (from all The post What …

What Did You Do To Prep This Week?

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How to Filet a Fish

Do you like fish?  We do.  We like fishing and eating what we catch.  Most times we are just fishing for lake or river trout, which we don’t filet, but sometimes we get fish that are bigger or hard scaled, and those are perfect for fileting!  This filet method works great on a variety of …

What Are Survival Optics and Why You Need Them?

The use of optics on rifles and shotguns has become standard in the tactical realm, and for a good reason. An optic can: increase the accuracy of a shooter decrease the time it takes to get on target make transitions between targets substantially easier In 2005, the Marines entering Iraq were equipped with ACOG rifle combat optic and were massively successful. So much that there was a congressional investigation regarding the number of headshots that the Marines were making. Optics increase the ability of any shooter and are a substantial force multiplier. Optics and Prepping It’s easy to dismiss optics, especially modern tactical …

VSSL Supplies Review & First Aid Canister Kits Review: Cleverly Designed for Peace of Mind

When it comes to being prepared, the bare essentials for survival and first aid should never be far away. And whether it’s a daypack, camping pack, car trunk, or bug-out bag, VSSL’s canisters do a great job overall at keeping those essentials ready, organized, and easy to access. VSSL canisters have different themes, but each. . . Read More The post VSSL Supplies Review & First Aid Canister Kits Review: Cleverly Designed for Peace of Mind first appeared on Backdoor Survival.

The Greatest SHTF Killer and How to Stop It

There are enemies all around us. Before we understood pathogens people explained disease using God. If you were doing something to anger your god he might make you sick. Before an understanding of germ theory the ways that sickness was diagnosed and cured is actually quite interesting. Today we are not as terrified of germs unless we have children or we are older. This is because we have an easy out when it comes to bacteria, viruses and all pathogens for that matter. There are very few pathogens that will kill us and there is nothing we can do about it. In a collapse scenario, all that changes. When the antibiotics stop being made and the medicines become harder to…

Survival Saturday: Doom Goes Mainstream

Survival Saturday is a round-up of the week’s news and resources for folks who are interested in being prepared. This Week in the News This week on Survival Saturday: Doom … Read the restThe post Survival Saturday: Doom Goes Mainstream appeared first on The Organic Prepper.

Small Space Prepping: 25 Ideas for Stashing Your Stockpile

Written by Daisy Luther, The Organic Prepper This article first appeared in The Organic Prepper The biggest challenge in small space prepping is finding storage areas for your supplies. While I don’t recommend stacking food buckets to the ceiling in the living room where you receive visitors, there are all sorts of charming ways to hide preps in plain sight as part of your everyday decor. As well, just a few small tweaks to rooms all around your house can add The post Small Space Prepping: 25 Ideas for Stashing Your Stockpile appeared first on Apartment Prepper.

Canning Stewed Tomatoes; Tomatoes with Onions and Peppers, Celery is optional.

Canning Stewed Tomatoes is simply a recipe including peppers and onions. Pressure canner needed!

What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2017-7-15)

; This weekly post is an open-forum (any topic) to voice your thoughts, opinions, concerns, or questions for others. Lets hear about what you’ve been doing this week for preparedness. The more who comment, the more who benefit from the discussion… First timer? Lets hear from you too! ; ———————————– Note: We appreciate that you stay on-topic with your comments during the week. For any off-topic comments use the most recent Saturday open-forum: What did you do for your preparedness this week? Note: Read the most recent (100) comments (from all articles) on the ‘Discussion’ page. ——&#

Lesson to First Responders and Situational Awareness

Today I’ve got some great information to share with you regarding first aid training as a first responder–after all, we’re ALL first responders–and situational awareness.  For those of you who aren’t aware, typically the term “first responders” is referring to the rescue teams, EMTs or the firefighters or even law enforcement who arrive on the scene in which help is needed. Most…

What Did You Do To Prep This Week?

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How to Filet a Fish

Do you like fish?  We do.  We like fishing and eating what we catch.  Most times we are just fishing for lake or river trout, which we don’t filet, but sometimes we get fish that are bigger or hard scaled, and those are perfect for fileting!  This filet method works great on a variety of …

What Are Survival Optics and Why You Need Them?

The use of optics on rifles and shotguns has become standard in the tactical realm, and for a good reason. An optic can: increase the accuracy of a shooter decrease the time it takes to get on target make transitions between targets substantially easier In 2005, the Marines entering Iraq were equipped with ACOG rifle combat optic and were massively successful. So much that there was a congressional investigation regarding the number of headshots that the Marines were making. Optics increase the ability of any shooter and are a substantial force multiplier. Optics and Prepping It’s easy to dismiss optics, especially modern tactical optics, as being unneeded on combat rifles. They…

LuminAID Packlite Max Review – Hands-on with this Solar Lantern Charger

In terms of innovation, I assumed that camping lanterns had already reached their peak. Some lanterns might have better features, burn brighter, use batteries instead of gas, weigh less, or be more durable, but they’d all essentially be different versions of the same product. Special Note: The folks at LuminAID were kind enough to set. . . Read More The post LuminAID Packlite Max Review – Hands-on with this Solar Lantern Charger first appeared on Backdoor Survival.

Did We Somehow Miss It When the Apocalypse Happened?

Survival Saturday is a round-up of the week’s news and resources for folks who are interested in being prepared. This Week in the News Maybe we’re already living in a … Read the restThe post Did We Somehow Miss It When the Apocalypse Happened? appeared first on The Organic Prepper.

Avoid Being Bitten by Mosquitoes: Steps to Take for Home Safety

Mosquitoes, long unwelcome guests at picnics and summer events, can cause discomfort. In the case of the Zika virus, a mosquito that passes on the disease might be responsible for pregnant women giving the virus to their unborn babies. Serious birth defects can result. Taking precautions can make this threat negligible. Here are some approaches to containing the risk and providing a safer environment around your home. Assess the Risk Factors Any mosquito bites are unpleasant. The itchy, swelling of mosquito bites can turn a great picnic into a miserable aftermath. Risk factors for the Zika virus are much greater when traveling to various countries. Cases have also been tracked in the majority of the United States, but the Center for Disease Control (CDC) …

Opening up a Seven Year Old Pasta Bucket

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Our oldest food storage buckets were packed back to 2010.  The last time I opened a bucket was back in 2014 when I opened a rice bucket and replaced it. Today I am opening the pasta bucket, to see if the long term storage packaging method worked. ; How the Food was Stored We stored various bulk foods such as rice, beans, pasta, flour, spices etc. using mylar bags, oxygen absorbers and food The post Opening up a Seven Year Old Pasta Bucket appeared first on Apartment Prepper.

Simply Canning Site Map

Site Map of SimplyCanning

What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2017-7-8)

Earlier this Spring I caught the thief who was taking my newly planted red onions. Every day more would be missing so I set up my trail-cam and caught the thieving Blue-Jay. Actually there were lots of them! Who would have thought they apparently like onions?! ; This weekly post is an open-forum (any topic) …

Lesson to First Responders and Situational Awareness

Today I’ve got some great information to share with you regarding first aid training as a first responder–after all, we’re ALL first responders–and situational awareness.  For those of you who aren’t aware, typically the term “first responders” is referring to the rescue teams, EMTs or the firefighters or even law enforcement who arrive on the scene in which help is needed. Most…

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The Ultimate Guide To The Best Survival Water Filters

Water filtration is one of the most if not the most important part of any survival plan. You can do for a while without a lot of things but water is not on the list. There are a lot of filters out there to choose from and I will say right now that no filter. . . Read More The post The Ultimate Guide To The Best Survival Water Filters first appeared on Backdoor Survival.

How to Filet a Fish

Do you like fish?  We do.  We like fishing and eating what we catch.  Most times we are just fishing for lake or river trout, which we don’t filet, but sometimes we get fish that are bigger or hard scaled, and those are perfect for fileting!  This filet method works great on a variety of …

What Are Survival Optics and Why You Need Them?

The use of optics on rifles and shotguns has become standard in the tactical realm, and for a good reason. An optic can: increase the accuracy of a shooter decrease the time it takes to get on target make transitions between targets substantially easier In 2005, the Marines entering Iraq were equipped with ACOG rifle combat optic and were massively successful. So much that there was a congressional investigation regarding the number of headshots that the Marines were making. Optics increase the ability of any shooter and are a substantial force multiplier. Optics and Prepping It’s easy to dismiss optics, especially modern tactical optics, as being …

What You Need to Know About the G20 So Far

Survival Saturday is a round-up of the week’s news and resources for folks who are interested in being prepared. This Week in the News Welcome to the G20 Edition of … Read the restThe post What You Need to Know About the G20 So Far appeared first on The Organic Prepper.

7 Approaches to Crossbow Hunting For Forward-Thinking Preppers

OpenClipart-Vectors / Pixabay Have you had a hard time getting into crossbow hunting lately and need a little kick in the pants for better luck in 2017? Then consider these great tips. We have compiled some of the most innovative, fun, and exciting crossbow hunting breakthroughs that are currently impacting the sport. By understanding these ideas, you can integrate them into your routine. Not all of these ideas might be right for you, though, so make sure you carefully research or try them out first. Integrating at least a handful of these ideas should get you all the help you need to create…

Great Emergency Food Storage for Small Spaces – Legacy’s 72 Hour Kit

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we had a tropical storm.   Many streets were impassable, and parking areas were closed off due to flooding.  Fortunately, the storm was just that, not a hurricane.  Weather forecasters are warning of an active hurricane season and advising people to get prepared.   Natural and man-made disasters can happen anywhere.  That’s why I always recommend having a stockpile of emergency foods.  It should include foods that are easy to prepare, preferably a combination The post Great Emergency Food Storage for Small Spaces – Legacy’s 72 Hour Kit appeared first on Apartment Prepper.