We are in the 21st century and you can no longer get around the fact that you need batteries for every day life. There are a lot of different battery brands out there, so which ones should you be stockpiling in case the power grid went down? Or, what about if there was an economic collapse and all the store’s shelves were empty? Batteries will not last forever. But they will last for a while and give you some of those small luxuries such as light, radio power, and more.
Whether you are just starting out on your journey to living off the grid or are a determined veteran, there is nothing better than growing your own food. There are a lot of vegetable choices for your garden, but if you want to ensure success, try planting these easy to grow vegetables and you’ll be on your way to sustainable living and freeing yourself from the binds of high-priced grocery bills.
Have you ever noticed that mosquitoes, black flies and other insects always wait until your hands are full before they try to sink their “teeth” into you? Insects are a part of summer but wouldn’t it be nice if they didn’t ruin every outdoor adventure.
The good news is, there are a few natural options you can employ to fight off these annoying pests.
When you are surviving off-the-grid there will be many problems you need to solve and interestingly enough, propane may be your solution for many of them.
Propane is a viable energy source used by many people living off-the-grid. This form of gas is typically stored in stand alone tanks on your property, which can either be buried or above ground. You pump the propane into your house and only use what you need.
Whether you were in boy scouts or not, every one should gain these outdoor survival skills. Some of us gained some of this knowledge through our time in the Boy Scouts, where we learned the power of teamwork, ingenuity, and self-reliance. Learning how to deal with the most basic of situations can often be the largest thing we do in life.
You need to be prepared if you want to survive during an emergency. However, you don’t have to spend a ton on supplies for bugging out or simply making your life easier for the days in which you’re bugging out.
Below we’ve listed 7 survival and bug out items that will be essential to your survival and all of them are at or under $5.