Editor’s note: I’ve written about finding alternate uses for things that are normally thrown in the trash. The article below provides survival uses for things often found in the garbage. Written by Conrad Novak All too often preppers place their focus almost exclusively on the pregame stages of bugging out. This makes a great deal of sense since the better prepared you are, the more likely you are to survive during a disaster. However, that does not mean you should […]
Being able to reuse or re-purpose things instead of throwing them away can help you save money. I’ve written many articles about avoiding waste and have even tried a few tips about other uses for citrus peels. This article written by my friend Shelli who writes PreparednessMama.com goes even further and provides tips I have not heard of before. You’re bound to find at least a handful uses you can try now. If you have other uses we’ve missed, please […]
I am always interested in reusing or repurposing common household items, especially in survival situations. Below is an interesting article on emergency uses for apartment and urban dwellers. 5 Bottle Uses in a Survival Scenario by Almo Gregor When you find yourself in a survival situation, it is vital that you use all of the resources at your disposal. One of the first actions I suggest is slowing down to assess the resources you have. This can be especially difficult […]
I found this infographic interesting so I thought I’d share it with you. I’ve tried Coke as a marinade, as a Coke float (instead of root beer) and as a popsicle, but I have to admit I had not tried these other uses. And, when I do try them I’ll be sure to let you know how it turned out! The infographic ’50 Alternative Uses for Coca-Cola’ is courtesy of Varooma
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Plastic grocery bags are everywhere. They can quickly multiply under the sink or in kitchen drawers if you keep hoarding them. I see a few residents in our building don’t even buy large … Continue reading →
Ever wonder how you can keep some sort of everyday carry tool or weapon on you that can fly completely under the radar? No gun, no pocket knife, and no flimsy credit card knife. But a sharpie? Yes you can turn a simple writing instrument that you’ve used since your days in elementary school into your very own and super inconspicuous edc tactical sharpie marker. This can certainly put a hurting on someone if you need to protect yourself. Let’s see if the TSA can spot this next time you go traveling by air?
One item you will want to keep in your bug out bag is an alcohol burning stove. Of course, you can buy a solo stove here if you don’t mind spending around $75. Or you can just go and make your own alcohol stove and save yourself a bunch of money that could be better spent elsewhere. Whether its for bugging out or just camping, having one of these will make your life easier.