Entries by Shannon

10 Survival Uses for Alcohol – Preparing for shtf

First a little background, a chemistry lesson if you will, before we get started. Ethyl alcohol or grain alcohol is also known as ethanol or even better known as “drinking alcohol”. Its chemical compound is C2H5OH, and it is produced by fermentation. Ethanol is, different from Isopropyl alcohol (C3H80), which is more commonly known as […]

What to Do If You Lose Power and Heat – Preparing for shtf

Losing power at anytime can create serious disruptions in your everyday life, however, when it is cold out it not only creates disruptions it can become deadly. Ideally, you are prepared for disruptions in cold weather, and have paid particular attention to keeping everyone warm during a power outage. Things You Can Do before the […]

Could You Live In a Van? – Preparing for shtf

You may want to consider the possibility if there is a major crisis that befalls this country. Regardless of the situation, you will need a shelter, and some people and families are choosing to live in a van right now. It is a way of life for some, no crisis needed. However, a van may […]

52 Wild Plants You Can Eat – Preparing for shtf

We all know which vegetables and fruits are safe to eat, but what about other wild plants? Knowing how to forage for wild edibles could save your life in a survival situation. You should never eat any wild plants unless you are 100% sure you can identify them. It’s better off to be hungry than to […]