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How long do MREs Last?

How long do MREs Last?

MREs are a life saver especially when out for camping, on holiday, hunting or on emergency situations where you do not have access to food. Though the food is ready to eat, the packages do not have an expiry date on them which has raised so many questions on how long do MREs last? And if you have...

7 Affordable Items For A Budget Food Storage Plan

tin food "Budget Food Storage Plan"

Ardent preppers know that food storage plan is vital for preparedness. Some fail to have such a plan fearing that it cost them a lot of money – a commodity that is ever so scarce. There is no need to worry because you can still find affordable, good quality food that will not only provide the...

The Basics of Emergency Food Storage and Resupply

Emergency Food Storage and Resupply

Besides water, food and shelter rank top among the most important requirements in a time of crisis. It does not matter whether the crisis will last a couple of days or for months, even years. Once you take care of shelter and water, your next focus would be packing-up lots of food. You can pack up...

Storing Water: How to Store Water for the Long-Term

Storing Water

The body of a normal human being is approximately 70 percent water. The water content must be maintained within a specific range to support the bodily functions. An imbalance may happen if you lose too much fluid. Usually, you’d lose water through sweat, saliva, tears, and urination. Therefore...

The Nitty-Gritties of Breeding Guinea Pigs for Survival

breeding guinea pigs

Guinea pigs are among the most interesting animals in the world. In the US, many people keep them as pets. Elsewhere (particularly in South America), guinea pigs are actually delicacies.  The other problem of these animals is their susceptibility. They can die for no reason at all. They are more...

Ammo Storage Tips: A Guide to Protecting Your Stockpile

ammo storage

Unlike food, ammunition has a very long shelf life. We’re talking about decades and years here; however, their long shelf life can be compromised due to wrong ammo storage. There are a lot of consequences when they are stored incorrectly like weak cartridges and deterioration of charge. Also...

Best MRE Meals for Survival and Emergency Situations

mre meals

MRE or Meals, Ready-to-Eat is the packed food ration of the United States Military. It is rich in nutrition, calories, compact, and lightweight. The best MRE meals are not only eaten by the military personnel but also by civilians because this is often distributed during emergency situations like...

Raising Rabbits for Meat at Home – A Beginners’ Guide

raising rabbits

Although rabbit meat is not as popular as pork and beef, it is becoming a delicacy in some parts of the world. Moreover, raising rabbits for meat in your home backyard is economical and easy. Rabbits reproduce very quickly so they are also a reliable source of protein. So, here is a guide if you...

What Is a Heirloom Tomato?

heirloom tomato

A heirloom tomato is an ordinary tomato. The unique attribute is the term ‘heirloom’. It refers to a variety that has been passed down via several generations. Such variety is a generational heritage because of the value it carries. Thus the original attributes of the variety are maintained...