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Water Storage: How To Store the Most Important Emergency Item. The average human can survive without food for a month or more depending on the circumstances, but cannot survive without water for more than three to seven days.  With water making up 65 percent of the body, it’s essential for life. How Disasters Affect Water [...]

We’d like to welcome Phil Cox, CEO of Legacy Food Storage, to our Food Storage Review Series. Phil has graciously shared his knowledge of the issue of GMOs in food storage, and how consumers can best determine if their food vendor meets GMO free requirements. A Message from Phil Cox, CEO of Legacy Food Storage [...]

Cleaning Is the Most Crucial Part of Gun Maintenance  This article will explain step-by-step the most basic of gunsmithing skills, cleaning. Of the hundreds of guns I look at each year, 65% of them just need a good cleaning. I charge around $40 to do this simple procedure, but it can easily be done at [...]

Hey guys. Doing our research on food storage vs. marketing companies we came across this gem of a company: Food4Patriots.com. If you have been on Facebook for any length of time you have probably seen their marketing infomercial pitch page. It usually flies under a heading like ” What FEMA doesn’t Want you to Know” [...]

Nutritional Value of Long Term Food Storage If you’ve done any research, you’ll know that buying food for emergencies is a bit different from routine shopping. While nutritional value is (or should be) always a matter of attention, when buying for emergencies it can easily become critical. You need enough calories to have energy and [...]

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Are All Food Storage Companies the Same? Have you ever wondered why #17 at most Mexican restaurants is almost always Chile Rellenos? Or why the menus are eerily the same among Mexican restaurants from city to city and town to town? I have, because little things like that bother me, especially when it comes to [...]

Food Storage Companies: Are They All Created Equal? As sellers of emergency food storage, we feel that we owe it to our readers to be upfront and honest about the products we sell. That is why we recently reported the OvaEasy/Nutriom recall by the USDA to inform our customers about the safety of their food [...]

Quick and Cheap DIY Prepping Project At  Survivalist 101, we are always on the lookout for unique and practical handmade gear that can be made from simple items or recycled materials. One of our readers, Steve Lupton, shared this DIY prepping project for making a coffee pot using soup cans and wire. Whether you want [...]

Raising Fish for Survival Food Raising fish for survival food has gained popularity in recent years as more people seek to provide a healthy food source for their families. Due to the overwhelming evidence of chemicals and impurities in foreign raised fish, raising fish at home is a safer alternative than buying fish from the [...]

Would You Like to Begin Prepping, But Don’t Know Where to Start? Survivalist 101 contributor M.J. Buchanan shares her tips for beginning the prepping process, including food and water storage, as well advice on how to save money on prepping supplies. She also blogs about survivalism, hiking and camping on her own blog – you [...]