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  Preparing for a disaster — any type of disaster — involves taking a long, hard look at both the current and possible future medical needs of the family. If you are fortunate enough to have a medical professional in your family or mutual assistance group, you are one of the lucky ones. But even… Read more »


turmeric

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  Turmeric is an extremely versatile spice and offers a host of health benefits and survival uses. While the little orange powdery substance may be best known as a primary ingredient in Indian curries, it is also highly regarded as a natural emergency medical must-have for preppers and homesteading families. Curcumin is a compound only found… Read more »


how to make your own cosmetics

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  Survivor Jane, perhaps the most well-know female prepper of our time, has written her first book, a compilation filled with natural, home remedies for everything from face wash to conditioner that will leave your hair feeling silky and luxurious. Where There is No Cosmetic Counter: How not to look like a Zombie-Even After the… Read more »


natural remedies

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  Witch hazel has many uses and its long shelf life makes is a perfect item to add to preparedness storage. In addition to the many wonderful healing attributes that witch hazel possesses, the inexpensive per bottle price tag also make the clear liquid a favorite among preppers. The Witch Hazel shrub is native to… Read more »


prepping for animals

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  Livestock both small and large must be kept healthy to provide food and milk for the family during a long-term natural or man-made disaster. When the food supply chain is interrupted for even a short period of time, grocery store shelves will empty in a matter of days – if not hours. The natural… Read more »