Entries by Shannon

Who Will and Who Won’t Survive SHTF in the Woods

If bugging out is a mainstay plan of prepping in general, then bugging out to the woods is about as bread-and-butter as that plan can get. Anyone you talk to, so long as they don’t live in the desert, will regale you with their idea of just heading off into the woods to find a […]

SHTF Currency – Cash? Gold? Silver? Bitcoins?

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. What does SHTF currency look like? We all like to speculate but it’s hard to really know what will hold weight in which situation. It’s hard to imagine a time when cash is no longer king. However, if the […]

Non-Lethal Ways to Defend Your Home When SHTF – Food Storage Moms

While too many of us would like to think that we live in a world where everyone would be kind and courteous, especially when following a major disaster, we’d only be fooling ourselves. That’s because there are certainly evil people out there who would only be looking out for their own interests, and they’d be […]

SHTF essentials: 10 Survival uses for rubbing alcohol – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) Preppers know that rubbing alcohol isn’t just an item for your first aid kit. It is an essential survival item because it’s cheap, easy to store and has many survival uses. You can also use rubbing alcohol to sanitize your home or even start a fire when SHTF! (h/t to UrbanSurvivalSite.com) Rubbing alcohol is a […]

Ultimate SHTF Prepper Supply List: What You Need, When & Why

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. 2020 has made clear the importance of being prepared for SHTF situations. Perhaps one could say it didn’t go that bad, but there isn’t a point in waiting for things to go off rails before taking action. It’s sensible […]

Survival medicine: How to make tinctures for your SHTF first aid kit – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) Herbal tinctures are liquid herbal extracts that confer protective effects against infections and diseases better than capsules or supplements. This is because tinctures best preserve the active constituents of the medicinal plants. Liquid extracts also enter the bloodstream faster and are absorbed better. When SHTF, knowing how to make tinctures, and the right ones […]

10 Military Skills to Help You Survive Emergencies and SHTF

It is wise to learn from the experience of others. We can look to the trials, tribulations, and lived experience of others who persevered through challenging circumstances that we ourselves may yet face. Their choices, skills, training and attitudes should inform our own. It is no stretch to say that there is nothing new under […]

72 Items That Will Disappear First When The SHTF ⋆ BeSurvival

Do you know what to grab *FIRST* when the SHTF? Looking at recent events reveals a pattern of items that always disappear first… There are many “xx items that go first after SHTF” lists out there on the internet. Most are the same old outdated stuff rehashed over and over. Some are just terrible, written by […]