Can You Find MRE Meal Flavors in Specific Style?

mre meal packs

Part of readying yourself for emergencies is stocking up on non-perishable and ready-to-eat meals. If you are not familiar with MRE, the acronym stands for Meal, Ready-to-Eat. They are self-contained standard field ration for the United States military. While MREs have always been known as military food, they are also available for … Read more

Civilian Vegan MREs – Is There Such a Thing?

vegetable lasagna and beef ravioli

Now that you have an idea that MREs (Meals, Ready-to-Eat) are not only necessarily used by the US military. MREs are also available for civilian consumption, having found their way into bug out bags and emergency food pantries.  MREs have come a long way. The number of dishes has expanded and the … Read more

Making Coffee on the Go with a Portable Coffee Maker

aeropress outdoor

It’s confirmed: coffee is now a part of your life. It’s now a part of your system. You cannot go through a day without a hot cup of joe. Everywhere you are – at home, in the office, at the park, or wherever – a cup of coffee is always your companion, … Read more

Best Places to Store Water


One of the most important parts of being prepared for a disaster is to have enough clean water to drink and clean with. Because water takes up space, storing enough water can be a challenge. Because each person in a household will need at least a gallon a day, preparing for the … Read more

Top Food Items to Consider for Urban Prepping and Survival

Canned food in the grocery aisles

We all need to be prepared with whatever may come our way. Though we all know that we should be ready for these types of situations, we don’t often think about the logistics until we really need to. Now that we’re stuck at home due to coronavirus, urban prepping becomes more relevant … Read more

Home Cooking Tips during a Power Outage

When you heard through the news that a storm is coming, you have to get prepared or a power outage. Well, you’ll never know for sure when will power be out as natural disasters may come unexpectedly, but if there are reports, it doesn’t hurt to get well-prepared. Before you brave the … Read more

8 Ways for Making Water Potable

water from fountain falling on a hand

Water is an essential element for life – there is no life without it. One of the major consequences in our nation’s deficient and increasingly failing infrastructure is the threat of water delivery problems, which is increasing every second. It is estimated that about 1.7 trillion gallons of water is wasted (leaked) … Read more

Guide to How Much Food to Store for a Major Disaster

Destruction caused by hurricane Charley in 2004

Disasters like hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and major earthquakes could leave you trapped inside your home without electricity for several days. The most important thing to consider in such situations is your and your family’s safety. If you are in your house, you will need emergency supplies, including food and water. NOTE:  Always … Read more