Helpful Websites for DIY Crisis Prep


Since looking into pantry preparedness, I've learned a lot along the way and I'd like to share what I've learned.

That led me to ask myself, "Am I negligent in the area of crisis preparedness?"
I decided I needed to make a list of the helpful websites I found while investigating the subject of crisis preparedness and share them with you. I might as well put all the hours of reasearch to good use both personally and for others.
I will be adding links as I find sites, products, and tips that are helpful.



SB Canning on Facebook – Tons of canning information and tips

Emergency Essentials Preparedness Checklist"By making the necessary preparations, you can have the confidence of knowing you and your family will have their needs met in an emergency, whether it is an economic, man-made, or natural disaster."

Be Prepared Educational Article"FEMA recommends storing a minimum of one gallon of water per person per day for two weeks. One gallon will only provide enough water for drinking and light sanitation so it´s wise to store more if you have the space. For comparison, the average person normally uses 70 gallons per day."

Over the Top Prepper's Check List – I included this one just for fun. This is a mile long list of everything anyone could imagine to learn/do/buy/store/prepare. "The Minimum Capability is the minimum amount of preparedness that you should strive to accomplish as fast as possible."

34 Ways to Use Duct Tape – "This miracle stuff was created during World War II when the US military needed a flexible, durable, waterproof tape to use making repairs in the field."

12 Months of Prepping – "Let me help you break down the overwhelming task of emergency and disaster preparation by providing you with a month by month calendar of things to do, tasks to complete and items to purchase.

American Preppers Network Bug Out Guide – "Learning how to build fires, create shelter, navigate, preparing food and other survival skills are more important than what equipment you choose to carry with you."

How Basic Can You Get? Series by The Survival Mom Lesson #1  Lesson #2  Lesson #3  Lesson #4  Lesson #5  Lesson #6

Every Day Emergency Kit – A checklist of items to have at the ready by The Survival Mom – Bug Out Bag

TEOTWAWKI Shopping Guide – The end of the world as we know it shopping list by The Survival Mom

101+ Vegetable Gardening Tips & Ideas – Jane at Mom with a Prep gives quite a long list of links that will help you get ready for this season's gardening.

101+ Dehydrating Recipes for Food Storage – Mom with a Prep has listed a variety of dried and dehydrated recipes here.  "A perfect way to preserve foods that are more easily stored than canned varieties, and lend themselves to be easily integrated into meals or packed for hiking/camping/emergency foods."

101+ Canning Recipes for Food Storage – Mom with a Prep again, listing some helpful information on canning. Jane says, "This is not the be all and end all of recipes as there are more than anyone can count, but this is a good basic resource on how to can the most of what you produce or stock up on."



SAS Survival Handbook, Revised Edition: For Any Climate, in Any Situation – "From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster."  (Affiliate Link)

The Meals in a Jar Handbook: Gourmet Food Storage Made Easy – "Using Chef Tess's tried and tested dry-packing method, learn how to make meals that are not only delicious and family – friendly, but also shelf – stable for an average of 5-10 years."

Survival Mom: How to Prepare Your Family for Everyday Disasters and Worst-Case Scenarios – The is written by a mom who is sharing what she has learned when she researched how to prepare her family for any crisis.

The Survival Medicine Handbook: A guide for when help is NOT on the wayEasy-to-read instructions on how to identify and treat over 100 different medical issues – plus natural remedies for almost every possible medical condition in situations where modern healthcare is inaccessible.



The Survival Mom"I prefer to think of myself as just a very smart and very aware mom who will do whatever it takes to safeguard her family."

Mom with a Prep "…We are trying to prepare for our own The End of the World As We Know It situation – whether it be weather, job loss, illness or other circumstances, while still living a life for God in the place He has us planted in now."
The Survivalist Blog – "We are dedicated to helping ordinary people—people who live on a budget–prepare for an uncertain future."
SB Canning"How to get started canning is fairly easy. You can do research and figure out whether or not this would be something that you would enjoy or add value to your life, but ultimately the answer will be yes."
Cheaper Than Dirt Survival/Camping Gear, Sporting Goods, Firearms/Ammunition
Optics Planet – (Survivalist gear) This is where we got our 511 Rush 24 vtac backpack and the First Responder Utility Bag.

Young LIving Essential Oils  (Sign-up for the Essential Oils Premium Starter Kit) 

FoodSaver V3240 Vacuum Sealing System  I love my FoodSaver!   FoodSaver 11" Roll, 3pk 

FoodSaver Wide-Mouth Jar Sealer   (To use for meals in a jar food storage)

waterBOB Emergency Drinking Water Storage (100 Gallons)   (This is for inside your tub, to store water during a shortage or outage)

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

Emergency Thermal Blankets (12 Pack) – Grizzly Gear – Folds to 52" X 84"

Paracord Planet Nylon Core 550lb Type III 7 Strand Paracord



Canning Tomatoes – by the Food Channel


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