8 Must-Have Canning Supplies Every Homesteader Needs

by Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The spring and summer gardening season is now headed towards a close, which means gardeners all across the country are now harvesting their spring/summer gardens, while other gardeners are already planting for their fall gardens. Oh the joys of gardening -- the options are truly limitless! One of those options is canning. Many gardeners have already started the canning process for their fruits and vegetables that they have cared for all season long. Canning is a great way to preserve your fruits ...

This Simple Trick Could Be the KEY to Survival

by Tuesday, August 16, 2016

We've talked before about the importance of locksmithing for survival. Locksmithing and lockpicking are often overlooked, but they are vital survival skills that everyone should learn. In a SHTF situation, you never know when you might need to enter a room or building that's off-limits to you. Maybe you're looking for food, shelter, or a loved one who has been captured ... in any case, the fact of the matter is you need to get in, and you won't be able to do ...

9 Survival Foods You Should NOT Store Long Term

by Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Since 2009, Lisa at The Survival Mom has been one of the most read and respected voices in the prepping community. We are excited to be sharing some of her most popular articles right here on Survival Life. Check back every Monday for her latest article so you never miss any of Lisa’s expert knowledge! STOP! Before throwing any of these items away, read this post about repackaging food!! Based on my own personal experiences and mistakes, I do not recommend storing these foods in ...

10 Martial Law Survival Tactics You Need to Know Now

by Monday, August 15, 2016

Imagine waking up to find the world in chaos. Looting and riots spread like wildfire, while police and military gun down civilians in the streets. The power grid is down and there’s no telling if it’s ever coming back. Rape and murder spiral out of control as society collapses around you. Everything you’ve come to rely on is gone. Do you have what it takes to protect your family from the scum of humanity? This isn’t a Mad Max movie. It’s the ...

Late Summer Planting Tips for Your Fall Garden

by Monday, August 15, 2016

It’s August! This is the time of year that gardeners start to harvest their summer garden they have tended to all season long. It’s a great feeling when you and your family sit down to eat a delicious meal and your plates are filled with fresh vegetables from your beautiful summer garden! Some gardeners take a break until the next spring/summer gardening season, while others keep planting and harvesting through the fall and early winter months. If you live in areas where ...

Top 10 Bee Propolis Healing Benefits

by Monday, August 15, 2016

Bees are perhaps the most useful creature on the planet. They now only pollinate 70 percent of the food we eat to make the crops thrive, they also produce three very important substances which will enhance your chances of survival during a SHTF situation. Most everyone is familiar with the many healing benefits of honey and the multiple homesteading uses of beeswax. But, even many of us seasoned preppers have little to know knowledge about the potentially life-saving attributes of bee ...

 13 Badass Bugout Vehicles

by Sunday, August 14, 2016

A lot of preppers daydream about having the ultimate bugout vehicle. It becomes a hobby for some. For those with plenty of money, it becomes a "Toys for the Big Boys" kind of thing. For those on a budget, you can still prep your vehicle for when SHTF. As a matter of fact, there are a lot of bugout vehicles out there rolling the streets right now, they just don't look like one. The end goal of the bug out vehicle ...

7 Key Points to Consider When Living Off the Grid

by Saturday, August 13, 2016

For a lot of people, living off the grid sounds like an attractive option. At first, when you think of off-grid living, you may picture sleeping under the stars or camping for a few days... but let me tell you, it goes deeper than that. It is the ultimate change in you, to develop a self-sustained lifestyle; to just have what you need, not take from land and to start eating straight from your garden. The purpose of this article is to let ...

Explore the Wild West in Wyoming

by Friday, August 12, 2016

From the Great Plaints to the Rocky Mountains, from Grand Teton to Yellowstone, from the Snake River to the Colorado... Wyoming is an outdoorsman's paradise. As the nation's least populated state and with over 3 million acres of wilderness, Wyoming offers plenty of opportunities for camping and outdoor adventure, far away from the hustle and bustle of civilization. This is a place where you can truly get in touch with nature, get back to your roots and foster a love of ...