12 Must Have Prep Items for the Elderly

Click here to view the original post.

12 Must Have Prep Items for the Elderly This is a little bit of a disheartening article to read because we would like to think of our elders living their days out in glory. Survival for the young and able bodied is a struggle. If you factor in old age and any number of ailments …

Continue reading »

The post 12 Must Have Prep Items for the Elderly appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

The Coming Great Wealth Transfer

Click here to view the original post.

The Coming Great Wealth Transfer While economic topics may not be the most exciting, I have news for you, they are necessary. If you plan on being prepared and understanding the threats you face as a nation you need to get your hands on some material that is readable on the economy. An article like the …

Continue reading »

The post The Coming Great Wealth Transfer appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Catching A Cold: 10 Myths Busted

Click here to view the original post.

Catching A Cold: 10 Myths Busted    The common cold is not something anyone wants to get. It can leave you feeling weak and miserable and many people take great pains to avoid contracting the virus. There are certain things that have been passed from generation to generation, believed to prevent getting sick. From dressing …

Continue reading »

The post Catching A Cold: 10 Myths Busted appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How to Survive a Flood

Click here to view the original post.

How to Survive a Flood Severe flooding is one of those disasters that affect millions of Americans every years. These floods costs untold billions in damage. Yet, we rarely see them highlighted on prepper and survival websites. This article features a powerful flood article that helps put it in better perspective. There were more flood related …

Continue reading »

The post How to Survive a Flood appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

What Kind of Prepper Are You?

Click here to view the original post.

What Kind of Prepper Are You? Though no one likes to really be labeled, the fact is we all fall into some category or another. When a disaster strikes, there is generally a lot of noise, chaos, injuries, and panic. People are running everywhere or simply standing in shock, others are trying to help, and …

Continue reading »

The post What Kind of Prepper Are You? appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Top 10 Homesteading and Preparedness Books

Click here to view the original post.

Top 10 Homesteading and Preparedness Books There are so many resources in the digital world that its easy to forget about the importance of the old paper world. I feel like no group can better portray the importance of paper knowledge like preppers. There is also just something nice about a good book. It has …

Continue reading »

The post Top 10 Homesteading and Preparedness Books appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Hone Your Axe Skills to Functional Fitness

Click here to view the original post.

Hone Your Axe Skills to Functional Fitness There is something about a strong hickory handle and a hand forged head that has been slammed by a craftsman over and over again. When I first picked up an axe with the right intentions I realized there was something electric about it. This article offers a look …

Continue reading »

The post Hone Your Axe Skills to Functional Fitness appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

EDC Survival Flashlight Buyers Guide 2017

Click here to view the original post.

EDC Survival Flashlight Buyers Guide 2017 Owning a great EDC survival flashlight is not about a fear of the dark. A powerful flashlight is about insight. The better insight you have on a situation the safer and better off you will be. I have used quality flashlights professionally and personally for years. There is no …

Continue reading »

The post EDC Survival Flashlight Buyers Guide 2017 appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Family Tips for Effective Preparedness

Click here to view the original post.

Family Tips for Effective Preparedness Anyone who is taking on preparedness knows that one of the biggest hurdles towards preparedness is the family. It sounds insane but most people have a hard time explaining the need to spend money, spend time and prepare for disasters. I know it sound counterintuitive to the survival of those …

Continue reading »

The post Family Tips for Effective Preparedness appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Pack Your 72 Hour Emergency Kit by Category

Click here to view the original post.

Pack Your 72 Hour Emergency Kit by Category This article is a list of the various categories that should be considered when you are building your 72 hour bag. The uses for a 72 hour bag are varied and the bag should be tailored to the specific task. Is this a camping bag, bug out …

Continue reading »

The post Pack Your 72 Hour Emergency Kit by Category appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Hygiene and Being Resourceful

Click here to view the original post.

Hygiene and Being Resourceful Image credit: safety-zone.com How much do you really know about personal hygiene outside of the what sits on the store shelves? Do you know that there are tons of options right under your nose that can keep your personal hygiene up to snuff when the world around you is falling apart? This …

Continue reading »

The post Hygiene and Being Resourceful appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Surviving A Fall Through The Ice

Click here to view the original post.

Surviving A Fall Through Ice If you were to fall through ice into freezing water that is over your head, do you know what to do? What if there is a current? Even if there’s people with you, they may not be able to assist you without falling in, too. Do you know how to …

Continue reading »

The post Surviving A Fall Through The Ice appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

9 Tools the Practical Prepper Should Carry Every Day

Click here to view the original post.

9 Tools the Practical Prepper Should Carry Every Day Everyday Carry is not a new concept. Whether you are a prepper or not, you carry items on your person each and every day. Adding useful tools to what you carry every day can make you more prepared for more situations. Focusing on what you happen …

Continue reading »

The post 9 Tools the Practical Prepper Should Carry Every Day appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

12 Cheap Ways to Become a Better Prepper

Click here to view the original post.

12 Cheap Ways to Become a Better Prepper Prepping seems to ask more from your wallet every day. If you don’t have money to convert your grid to solar, it doesn’t mean you have to just sit on your hands. If you don’t have the resources to get started with rain barrel water collection, you don’t …

Continue reading »

The post 12 Cheap Ways to Become a Better Prepper appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Prepper Zen: The Importance of Mindfulness in Prepping

Click here to view the original post.

Prepper Zen: The Importance of Mindfulness in Prepping Any disaster, emergency, or SHTF scenario is filled with all sorts of extra stress. How you manage the stress can be the difference between life and death. Simple tactics that are over a thousand years old can be used to help center your mind back on the …

Continue reading »

The post Prepper Zen: The Importance of Mindfulness in Prepping appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Staying Outside Longer During The Winter Months

Click here to view the original post.

Staying Outside Longer During The Winter Months Few people find the courage to adventure into the wilderness during the winter months and they prefer to enjoy the warmth of their beds. Many lack proper planning and resources to explore the white scenery and even worse, they lack the knowledge to prepare for the environment they …

Continue reading »

The post Staying Outside Longer During The Winter Months appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

6 Generator Tips to Prepare You for the Next Storm

Click here to view the original post.

6 Generator Tips to Prepare You for the Next Storm “Snowpocalypse” has come and gone in the Southeast, and while the stores may have run out of milk and bread, the accumulation was not nearly as bad as predicted. Don’t get complacent about disasters yet, as it has not been too long since winter weather, …

Continue reading »

The post 6 Generator Tips to Prepare You for the Next Storm appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

16 Ways to Warm Up a Cold Room

Click here to view the original post.

16 Ways to Warm Up a Cold Room Do you have a room in your house that’s always colder than the rest of the house? Or maybe your entire home is colder than you’d like. Whether you’re trying to save money on your heating bill or you’re just forever chillier than the rest of your …

Continue reading »

The post 16 Ways to Warm Up a Cold Room appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How to Wash Clothes Without Electricity

Click here to view the original post.

How to Wash Clothes Without Electricity No matter what happens, household chores like clothes washing still have to happen. Even if we’re off the grid-either intentionally or because SHTF, we still need clean clothes. The trick to learning to live off the grid is to learn how to use manpower in place of electric power, …

Continue reading »

The post How to Wash Clothes Without Electricity appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How to Survive Field Injuries

Click here to view the original post.

How to Survive Field Injuries From snake bites to sore teeth, this guide will help you tackle almost any accident. All of these injuries are quite common and a little trip to the doctor can normally sort these out! What if there were no doctor? What if you were stranded or SHTF? I would recommend …

Continue reading »

The post How to Survive Field Injuries appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How to Find True North Without a Compass

Click here to view the original post.

How to Find True North Without a Compass Basic survival skills are essential for anyone living off the grid, whether it’s by choice or in a SHTF situation.  In the event that you have to navigate without landmarks, technology, or even a compass, you need to know how to find true north.  On Wikihow there …

Continue reading »

The post How to Find True North Without a Compass appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

66 Creative Uses for Coffee Filters… Even if You Don’t Drink Coffee!

Click here to view the original post.

66 Creative Uses for Coffee Filters… Even if You Don’t Drink Coffee! Improvising is essential when you can’t get the household items you normally rely on.  Whether you’re stuck in a SHTF situation, or isolated in such a way that you don’t have access to stores, there are some things most of us have around …

Continue reading »

The post 66 Creative Uses for Coffee Filters… Even if You Don’t Drink Coffee! appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How To Install a Truck Bed Storage System

Click here to view the original post.

How To Install a Truck Bed Storage System If you’re a homesteader, you are probably used to having plenty of fix-it or build-it projects around the property.  Hauling your tools and supplies back and forth can be a major pain, and adds a lot of time to any task.  Tool boxes can only hold so …

Continue reading »

The post How To Install a Truck Bed Storage System appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Wilderness Safety Rules to Acknowledge

Click here to view the original post.

Wilderness Safety Rules to Acknowledge Since I spend a lot of time in the wilderness, I’ve learned to respect Mother Nature and I developed a set of safety rules I follow to the letter. I’ve met a lot of hikers during my trips and it still amazes me that some of them treat their journeys …

Continue reading »

The post Wilderness Safety Rules to Acknowledge appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

The Unglamorous Side of Prepping

Click here to view the original post.

The Unglamorous Side of Prepping Prepping has been glamorized by the media as something it’s not and they’ve done the same thing with homesteading, too! Prepping has been sensationalized and homesteading has been romanticized. The truth is, there is an unglamorous side to both. Both lifestyles seek the same end goal – self-reliance and sufficiency. …

Continue reading »

The post The Unglamorous Side of Prepping appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

10 Steps To Increased Preparedness

Click here to view the original post.

10 Steps To Increased Preparedness One of the biggest excuses people use for not prepping is that they are too busy (and then go back to texting for an hour). Others say they can’t afford it and still others say it’s no worth it. This is for all those naysayers who claim they want to be …

Continue reading »

The post 10 Steps To Increased Preparedness appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

11 Ways To Stay Sane When Hunkering In

Click here to view the original post.

11 Ways To Stay Sane When Hunkering In Whether its because of some disaster or not, being stuck inside is enough to make a person go crazy! Add in kids to the mix and it can seem impossible to stay sane. Regardless of what causes you to stay inside, there are some tried and true activities that …

Continue reading »

The post 11 Ways To Stay Sane When Hunkering In appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

The Best Prepper Christmas Gifts of 2016

Click here to view the original post.

The Best Prepper Christmas Gifts of 2016 As Christmas gets closer, you may find yourself needing a few more gifts under your tree to complete your list. Whether you are dropping hints for friends and relatives, or need to get the perfect present for the prepper in your life- we got you covered. Check out …

Continue reading »

The post The Best Prepper Christmas Gifts of 2016 appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life

Click here to view the original post.

63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life Did you know that no matter how much money they make, more than 70% people in the US have less than $1000 in savings? Crazy, right? What’s more interesting is that this doesn’t have anything to do with income. Even people who are making more than $100,000 …

Continue reading »

The post 63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How To Bug-in and Survive

Click here to view the original post.

How To Bug-in and Survive During a bugging in or hunkering down scenario a person will stay at home and will do everything necessary to survive a crisis. If you have everything you need in your home in order to ride out the storm, there is no need to go outside and test your chances …

Continue reading »

The post How To Bug-in and Survive appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

10 Tips for Staying Prepared While You Move

Click here to view the original post.

10 Tips for Staying Prepared While You Move Are you currently or going to be moving in the near future? Take a look at this article to learn some ways to stay prepared while you’re making your move. Whether you’re moving to another neighbourhood, town, city, or state, there are ways to stay as prepared …

Continue reading »

The post 10 Tips for Staying Prepared While You Move appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Spotting the Warning Signs

Click here to view the original post.

Spotting the Warning Signs Warning signs are everywhere. Warnings about weather, road conditions, your credit score…it can drive a person crazy! When it comes to warning signs about a disaster though, natural human curiosity kicks in and can make us do some really unwise stuff. It’s human nature: you hear about a flood in the …

Continue reading »

The post Spotting the Warning Signs appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Winter Preparedness: Handy Household Tips for Weathering the Winter

Click here to view the original post.

Winter Preparedness: Handy Household Tips for Weathering the Winter Winter is coming whether you like it or not, and homeowners around the country are preparing their homes, yards, and vehicles for the colder weather. Winter weather might be a drag, but with the proper preparation, weathering the winter is much more feasible. Keep your car …

Continue reading »

The post Winter Preparedness: Handy Household Tips for Weathering the Winter appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

37 Creative Storage Solutions to Organize All Your Food & Supplies

Click here to view the original post.

37 Creative Storage Solutions to Organize All Your Food & Supplies (FB image uploaded, but not pin) One challenge we all seem to face is how best to store our stuff. Being prepared means having a large stock of necessities (and some luxuries) on hand. It also means you need to figure out how to …

Continue reading »

The post 37 Creative Storage Solutions to Organize All Your Food & Supplies appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Make Your Own Gel Ice Packs

Click here to view the original post.

Make Your Own Gel Ice Packs How many times have you used gel ice packs in your life? Their uses are almost limitless: from medical applications to keeping your sandwiches cool, gel ice packs are handy to have in the freezer. The problem for most people is that the only ones they get are from …

Continue reading »

The post Make Your Own Gel Ice Packs appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Hits And Misses After 6 Years Prepping

Click here to view the original post.

Hits And Misses After 6 Years Prepping Prepping, like anything else, changes over time. What you thought of, stocked, and learned at the beginning can be drastically different after a short amount of time. The beginning years prepping are usually gung ho about getting huge stocks of food, water, and gear. They tend to buy a …

Continue reading »

The post Hits And Misses After 6 Years Prepping appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Fix Anything On The Go: How To Make Hot Glue Matches

Click here to view the original post.

Fix Anything On The Go: How To Make Hot Glue Matches Just as I thought I have seen it all, this little gem comes out of the woodwork and blows my mind. This is so simple I don’t know how I never thought about doing this. The concept is very simple, you add hot glue …

Continue reading »

The post Fix Anything On The Go: How To Make Hot Glue Matches appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Homesteading Leads to Preparedness

Click here to view the original post.

Homesteading Leads to Preparedness Homesteading and preparedness are actually two peas in the same pod. Some would argue that survivalism is another pea in the pod of Self Sufficiency. They all basically seek the same end goal – self reliance and the ability to take care of themselves. It’s no real surprise then, when homesteaders …

Continue reading »

The post Homesteading Leads to Preparedness appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

The Skivvy Roll – How to Pack Like a Pro

Click here to view the original post.

The Skivvy Roll – How to Pack Like a Pro Having spares of the bare essentials is always a good idea. A good shirt, a clean pair of undergarments, and some dry socks can always be clutch whether you are contending with a simple mishap or an extreme survival situation. The skivvy roll is a …

Continue reading »

The post The Skivvy Roll – How to Pack Like a Pro appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

14 Tips For Staying Calm During A Disaster

Click here to view the original post.

14 Tips For Staying Calm During A Disaster One aspect of survival that people often overlook is mental survival. Just think about how stressed out you were last time you had a really bad day. Now imagine that times ten. If you get too stressed, you’re liable to unravel which can lead to poor decision-making. …

Continue reading »

The post 14 Tips For Staying Calm During A Disaster appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Crowd Crush: The Lurking Danger of Crowds

Click here to view the original post.

Crowd Crush: The Lurking Danger of Crowds It is not news that large crowds can be dangerous, but did you know that the density of the crowd could be more dangerous than the size? While other threats exist in crowds, crowd crush has the potential to kill the largest number of people in gatherings. Black …

Continue reading »

The post Crowd Crush: The Lurking Danger of Crowds appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

23 Duct Tape Uses That Are Brilliant!

Click here to view the original post.

23 Duct Tape Uses That Are Brilliant! Sometimes, the S can HTF in some really odd ways. Though they aren’t always a ‘disaster,’ they can cause some frustration, anger, inconvenience, and sometimes injury. Duct tape uses are almost infinite and while most of us have read at least one list of what you can do with …

Continue reading »

The post 23 Duct Tape Uses That Are Brilliant! appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

The Ultimate Guide to Reheating Food and Reducing Food Waste

Click here to view the original post.

The Ultimate Guide to Reheating Food and Reducing Food Waste Eating and cooking is something many of us enjoy but, when we are faced with a lot of food waste, it is no longer fun. In a recent study, the Food Standards Agency found out that that a lot of households end up with food …

Continue reading »

The post The Ultimate Guide to Reheating Food and Reducing Food Waste appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

117 Essential Survival Tips and Tricks

Click here to view the original post.

117 Essential Survival Tips and Tricks Any time that your life is on the line, a cool head and some common sense is your best bet.  Most people that die in the wild do so because they panic and stop thinking logically.  If you sit down and assess your situation, you will soon find that …

Continue reading »

The post 117 Essential Survival Tips and Tricks appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

7 Ways to Volunteer as a Prepper

Click here to view the original post.

7 Ways to Volunteer as a Prepper “Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew Sometimes prepping can make us callous to the world around us and we can forget about key components that make us human. But let’s face it, if you clicked on this post you must …

Continue reading »

The post 7 Ways to Volunteer as a Prepper appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

10 Free Things You Can Do To Prepare For Disaster

Click here to view the original post.

10 Free Things You Can Do To Prepare For Disaster It’s happened to almost every prepper. You look at a list of survival supplies you want to buy, then you look at how much spending money you have, and your heart sinks. How are you ever supposed to afford all this stuff? When it comes …

Continue reading »

The post 10 Free Things You Can Do To Prepare For Disaster appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

8 Rules of Medical Self Care that will Ensure Your Survival

Click here to view the original post.

8 Rules of Medical Self Care that will Ensure Your Survival We tend to overlook our own medical well being, prepper or not, as the world around us tends to be chaotic and keep our focus occupied elsewhere. It’s not good or bad, it is what it is. We’re human. Eventually though, our thoughts tend …

Continue reading »

The post 8 Rules of Medical Self Care that will Ensure Your Survival appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

10 Must Know Prepping Tips

Click here to view the original post.

10 Must Know Prepping Tips It’s better to have something and not need it than need it and not have it. This is the mentality that preppers live by. To prep means to be ready for a disaster, even if that disaster never comes. And history has shown that disasters- manmade and natural- are inevitable. …

Continue reading »

The post 10 Must Know Prepping Tips appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

20 Easy Post-Apocalypse Life Tips Any Survivor Can Do

Click here to view the original post.

20 Easy Post-Apocalypse Life Tips Any Survivor Can Do In an emergency I think even the experts will need a little extra help to truly survive. If you are a gear hog (someone who has all the gadgets, survival items and food) you may be quite literally missing out on the alternative “survival” gear available …

Continue reading »

The post 20 Easy Post-Apocalypse Life Tips Any Survivor Can Do appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How To Make Your Own Boo-Boo Healing Stick

Click here to view the original post.

How To Make Your Own Boo-Boo Healing Stick Salves, ointments, and healing sticks have been around for just about as long as medicinal plants have been used. They treat a whole range of different ailments from minor scrapes and cuts to burns and helps to prevent infection, just like the modern Neosporin does. Some people have negative …

Continue reading »

The post How To Make Your Own Boo-Boo Healing Stick appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

The 5 Phases New Preppers Go Through

Click here to view the original post.

The 5 Phases New Preppers Go Through Ask just about any prepper, survivalist, or homesteader (who wasn’t born into the lifestyle) what got them started on the path and you are likely to see eyes widen just before they launch into their story. Those widened eyes are not just a reaction: the very first phase/level/stage/step …

Continue reading »

The post The 5 Phases New Preppers Go Through appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How To Use Refillable Lighters for Survival

Click here to view the original post.

How To Use Refillable Lighters for Survival A lot of preppers have numerous disposable lighters stashed as a method for starting fires after a SHTF event. They may also have matches, lenses to use the sun to start a fire, or refillable lighters. Others swear by the old Zippo lighters that were popular during World …

Continue reading »

The post How To Use Refillable Lighters for Survival appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

The Complete Guide to Using Super Glue for Cuts

Click here to view the original post.

The Complete Guide to Using Super Glue for Cuts How many of you already knew you could use super glue to seal closed cuts? How many of you have actually tried using this first aid technique? For those who are new to the concept, or who have heard about it but haven’t yet given it …

Continue reading »

The post The Complete Guide to Using Super Glue for Cuts appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

17 Tips for Taking Charge After SHTF

Click here to view the original post.

17 Tips for Taking Charge After SHTF After SHTF, whether it’s small and localized, statewide, or global, taking charge is something that not everyone knows how to do. For most, they need to get some kind of training that will help them calm down and be able to see what’s really going on. It can …

Continue reading »

The post 17 Tips for Taking Charge After SHTF appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Being Frugal – 12 Lessons from the Great Depression

Click here to view the original post.

Being Frugal – 12 Lessons from the Great Depression The Great Depression was a time of hunger, homelessness, and despair. Our country was in dire straights with over 25% of the population reportedly out of work. Through absolute necessity, being frugal was a way of life and survival in every sense of the word. There …

Continue reading »

The post Being Frugal – 12 Lessons from the Great Depression appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

14 Essential Tools That Can Fix and Clean Almost Anything

Click here to view the original post.

14 Essential Tools That Can Fix and Clean Almost Anything No matter what kind of life you live, there are things that need fixing and there are things that need to be cleaned. It’s just a fact of life. Another fact is there are multiple products designed to clean or repair and it can be …

Continue reading »

The post 14 Essential Tools That Can Fix and Clean Almost Anything appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How To Change Traffic Lights With This Secret Code

Click here to view the original post.

How To Change Traffic Lights With This Secret Code Nobody likes having to stand at the crosswalk waiting for the light to change so you can cross. This seems to happen more times then not these days. A way has been discovered to eliminate this problem with ease. The first thing you are going to …

Continue reading »

The post How To Change Traffic Lights With This Secret Code appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

15 Questions To Ask Before The Power Goes Out

Click here to view the original post.

15 Questions To Ask Before The Power Goes Out It’s hard to overstate most people’s reliance on the power grid. They need it literally every second of every day–to do their jobs, to make their food, to keep them warm (or cool) while they sleep. But this increasing reliance on power is making people more …

Continue reading »

The post 15 Questions To Ask Before The Power Goes Out appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Pro Guide For Using Tap Water In Your Garden

Click here to view the original post.

Pro Guide For Using Tap Water In Your Garden Using tap water for your garden, especially your food garden, can have some negative results. Many times, gardeners are forced to use the tap instead of catching rainwater due to their growing conditions, regulations on catching rain water, or inability to catch rainwater due to space …

Continue reading »

The post Pro Guide For Using Tap Water In Your Garden appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

65 DIY Projects To Turn Your Trash Into Treasure

Click here to view the original post.

65 DIY Projects To Turn Your Trash Into Treasure When it comes to decluttering your home or apartment, you may just grab a handful of trash bags and start either throwing out, recycling or donating, without thinking twice about how your old “trash” can actually be turned into something useful. So drop that trash bag. …

Continue reading »

The post 65 DIY Projects To Turn Your Trash Into Treasure appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

4 Skills Every Homesteader Should Have

Click here to view the original post.

Have These 4 Skills? You Could Be a Homesteader When the average person thinks about homesteading skills, they think about raising chickens, canning food, gardening, and butchering livestock. The truth is not every homesteader needs those skills because the traditional definition of homesteading is no longer relevant. You simply don’t need 20 acres of land to …

Continue reading »

The post 4 Skills Every Homesteader Should Have appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Wilderness Survival Skills Everyone Should Know

Click here to view the original post.

Wilderness Survival Skills Everyone Should Know Surviving in the wilderness comes down to one important factor – preparation. This alone can affect how the entire experience goes. Unfortunately, in some cases, we are not always able to prepare the essentials for a trip into the wild. Ideally, we would be packed lightly but efficiently with …

Continue reading »

The post Wilderness Survival Skills Everyone Should Know appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

The Complete Companion Planting Guide

Click here to view the original post.

The Complete Companion Planting Guide Companion planting is what everyone who grows their own food should be doing. If you are not. You should be. How does companion planting work you may be asking yourself right now. Well, let me explain. Companions help each other grow—Tall plants, for example, provide shade for sun-sensitive shorter plants. Companions …

Continue reading »

The post The Complete Companion Planting Guide appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

The Art of Blending In: 5 Tips From a Counterintelligence Special Agent

Click here to view the original post.

The Art of Blending In: 5 Tips From a Counterintelligence Special Agent There are many occasions where you may need to either not be noticed, or be able to notice someone trying to not be noticed. There are a few tricks that may help. Whether you’re traveling overseas in an area that has a high …

Continue reading »

The post The Art of Blending In: 5 Tips From a Counterintelligence Special Agent appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

15 Amazing Uses for Toothpaste You Never Thought Of

Click here to view the original post.

15 Amazing Uses for Toothpaste You Never Thought Of Everyone has toothpaste in their house. Or at least I hope you do. Not only does toothpaste clean your teeth and keep your gums happy, toothpaste can also be used around the house and even offer you a cheaper alternative to special cleaning products! You can …

Continue reading »

The post 15 Amazing Uses for Toothpaste You Never Thought Of appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How To Make a Super Bright LED Light Bulb For $3

Click here to view the original post.

How To Make a Super Bright LED Light Bulb For $3 Lights in our home account for over 30% of our electric bill. Standard incandescent light bulbs are only about 10% efficient and lose the rest in heat. Using LED light bulbs will reduce your energy bill as well as waste heat. This has the …

Continue reading »

The post How To Make a Super Bright LED Light Bulb For $3 appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

18 Ways You’ve Been Using Everyday Products Wrong

Click here to view the original post.

18 Ways You’ve Been Using Everyday Products Wrong I was hunting for articles, as always, and came across 18 ways you have been using everyday products wrong from buzzfeed.com (my favorite website, ever.. after this one, obviously) Take the above picture for example. The bottom right shows an apple sauce pot. All my life I just tore …

Continue reading »

The post 18 Ways You’ve Been Using Everyday Products Wrong appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Easy DIY Car Upholstery Stain Remover

Click here to view the original post.

Easy DIY Car Upholstery Stain Remover That Works If you have kids, animals or a messy partner that frequent your vehicles you probably have seats that look a little worn and stained! A little like the picture above right? And don’t even mention the car seats!! I didn’t want to spend hundreds of dollars taking …

Continue reading »

The post Easy DIY Car Upholstery Stain Remover appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How to Make DIY Foaming Hand Soap

Click here to view the original post.

How to Make DIY Foaming Hand Soap People have been making their own soap for hundreds of years though it’s only been recently that the interest has started to grow again. You can find all sorts of How-Tos and DIY guides for making bar soap in all sorts of variations and using different ingredients such …

Continue reading »

The post How to Make DIY Foaming Hand Soap appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

20 Secret Hiding Places That Will Fool Even the Smartest Burglar

Click here to view the original post.

20 Secret Hiding Places That Will Fool Even the Smartest Burglar I’ve been on this really weird “secret stash” binge lately. I’ve been surfing the internet just for different ideas on how to save money, and this article I am sharing with you today came up. I’ve also read that you can disguise a miracle …

Continue reading »

The post 20 Secret Hiding Places That Will Fool Even the Smartest Burglar appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

5 Great Tips to Make Prepping Easier

Click here to view the original post.

5 Great Tips to Make Prepping Easier Have you found prepping to be difficult many days? You’re really not alone if you’ve felt this way before. Prepping is no easy feat. It’s actually hard to do even if you find some aspects of it enjoyable. But hard things are often times the most worthwhile to complete, …

Continue reading »

The post 5 Great Tips to Make Prepping Easier appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

The 8 Fastest Ways to Purify Water

Click here to view the original post.

The 8 Fastest Ways to Purify Water If the SHTF and you’re running from a violent mob, fighting off looters, and trekking for miles through the wilderness, you’re gonna get pretty thirsty. Hopefully you can take some water with you, but you’re going to run out eventually, which means you’ll have to find water and …

Continue reading »

The post The 8 Fastest Ways to Purify Water appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

DIY Skincare Products Made With Essential Oils

Click here to view the original post.

DIY Skincare Products Made With Essential Oils Anyone who buys skin care products from lotion to facial creams knows that these products do not come cheap. Sometimes you can pay more than $20 for a single ounce of some cream that promises miracles but just never quite delivers. On top of all that, what is …

Continue reading »

The post DIY Skincare Products Made With Essential Oils appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere

Click here to view the original post.

Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere Ever heard of Imodium? It’s an anti-diarrhea medication that we happen to think you should carry absolutely everywhere. In fact, it’s something that we do carry every single day – no matter where we are or where we go. Over the counter medications like this one, that are …

Continue reading »

The post Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Cheap and Natural Ant Repellents

Click here to view the original post.

Cheap and Natural Ant Repellents Whether you are planning on homesteading, living off grid, camping or just living your life at home, ants will always find you and your food. You can always head down to the local hardware store or supermarket and purchase expensive and harsh chemicals to spray your home and/or garden. I …

Continue reading »

The post Cheap and Natural Ant Repellents appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

37 Ways to Reduce Your Use of Plastic

Click here to view the original post.

37 Ways to Reduce Your Use of Plastic We, as human beings, have come to heavily rely on plastic over the last 60 years or so. When it comes to survival and living naturally however we need to get into the habit of living without plastic products. In this series of tips you can work …

Continue reading »

The post 37 Ways to Reduce Your Use of Plastic appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

12 Really Cool Ways to Make Treasure Out of Trash

Click here to view the original post.

12 Really Cool Ways to Make Treasure Out of Trash In the United States, we generate over 250 million tons (that’s 500 billion pounds) of trash every year, which ultimately ends up in our landfills. As I have stated previously landfills are contributing to air and ground water pollution and contributing to global warming by releasing …

Continue reading »

The post 12 Really Cool Ways to Make Treasure Out of Trash appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Check Your Change And Piggy Bank Right Now! You Could Be Sitting On A Small Fortune

Click here to view the original post.

Check Your Change And Piggy Bank Right Now! You Could Be Sitting On A Small Fortune You may want to search the couch cushions and empty your pockets! Spare change is often overlooked, forgotten in the bottom of your purse or thrown on top of the bedroom dresser. However, according to various sources, these eight …

Continue reading »

The post Check Your Change And Piggy Bank Right Now! You Could Be Sitting On A Small Fortune appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How To Clean Drip Pans Naturally

Click here to view the original post.

How To Clean Drip Pans Naturally If you are like me, you are looking for as many natural cleaning alternatives as possible so you can avoid using commercial cleaners and chemicals. The method described by Frugality Gal in the below article uses ingredients you will likely already have in the kitchen. Here’s what you will …

Continue reading »

The post How To Clean Drip Pans Naturally appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How To Use Eggshells to Heal Your Cavities

Click here to view the original post.

How To Use Eggshells to Heal Your Cavities I’ll start out by saying you should visit your dentist regularly if you can.  That being said, not everyone can has easy access to or can afford one (not to mention those too afraid to go!).  I’m always trolling the internet for natural alternatives and came across this …

Continue reading »

The post How To Use Eggshells to Heal Your Cavities appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Extend The Life Of Your Hot Water Heater

Click here to view the original post.

Extend The Life Of Your Hot Water Heater I’m all about DIY here at SHTFPreparedness. Why hire an expensive professional when the job can be done inexpensively by yours truly. Much like changing the filter on your HVAC unit, it is a good idea to regularly maintain your water heater annually.  Family Handyman recommends Test the water pressure …

Continue reading »

The post Extend The Life Of Your Hot Water Heater appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

5 Cheap Privacy Fencing Ideas

Click here to view the original post.

5 Cheap Privacy Fencing Ideas Early last year we found an article on The Best Shrubs To Grow For Privacy which are an affordable and sustainable way to gain a bit of privacy from the world. If you love the idea of adding a wooden privacy fence to your property, but dread the expense of having it …

Continue reading »

The post 5 Cheap Privacy Fencing Ideas appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

How To Survive In A Car When It’s Freezing Cold

Click here to view the original post.

How To Survive In A Car When It’s Freezing Cold Most of us love to stay inside our warm and cozy homes when it’s freezing cold outside. But some of us need to leave the comfort of our homes to get to our work or to attend some event etc. In cold weather, things can …

Continue reading »

The post How To Survive In A Car When It’s Freezing Cold appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

Popular Mechanics Best DIY Tips Ever

Click here to view the original post.

Popular Mechanics Best DIY Tips Ever How many times have  you tried to hold a flashlight and something else, balancing them precariously or trying to hang the light off of something just so to get some light on the subject? To set up a simple worklight, coil 12-gauge copper wire around a flashlight’s barrel and twist …

Continue reading »

The post Popular Mechanics Best DIY Tips Ever appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

21 Super Simple Life-Saving Baby Tips & Tricks

Click here to view the original post.

21 Super Simple Life-Saving Baby Tips & Tricks Being a parent isn’t easy! Kids will be kids and that means a lot of accidents and a lot of stress along the way! It’s all worth it though. I found a pretty cool article that goes over 21 amazing tips and tricks that can make being a …

Continue reading »

The post 21 Super Simple Life-Saving Baby Tips & Tricks appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.

43 Off The Grid Life Tips

Click here to view the original post.

43 Off The Grid Life Tips You Should Learn And Use I love articles like this because they show you how to think outside of the box. Thinking outside of the box is very important to survive any situation, manmade or natural disaster. Some of these are well known but there are some in there …

Continue reading »

The post 43 Off The Grid Life Tips appeared first on SHTF & Prepping Central.