Category: Useful Tricks

Why You’ll Want This Mineral Compound In Your Bug Out Bag

What do you call a mineral compound that has crystallized and looks like something that you would season food with? You’d call it “salt,” of course, even if it isn’t even remotely close to table salt in its makeup. That seems to be what happened with Epsom salts, which, in case you were wondering (like…

Do You Know These Reasons Why You Should Plant Cucumbers In Your Survival Garden?

Because you’re reading this website, I feel sure that you have already planted a survival garden (or thought about it) either at your home or at your bug out location because you know that food will be of primary concern in a disaster situation. You’ve probably thought, at least a little, about what to plant…

Everyday Safety: Improve Your Situational Awareness

Situational Awareness. You’ve probably heard the term. Maybe you’re even familiar with the concept. Unfortunately, however, most people aren’t familiar with this key survival principle, and even those who do, rarely use the tactic. So, what is situational awareness? Brett & Kate McKay describe it this way: That superhuman ability to observe his surroundings and…