Best Emergency Water Purifiers

The Best Emergency Water Purifiers: Top 11 Options Reviewed

Nadia TamaraA Little Bit of Everything, Bug Out Bags, Camping, Emergency Preparedness, Safety, Water, Wilderness Survival 5 Comments

I spend a lot of time in nature, so a reliable water filter is a must when I’m exploring the great outdoors. Just recently, my hiking group and I went on an overnight backpacking trip and I thought it would …

The 23 Best Alternatives to Toilet Paper

The 23 Best Alternatives to Toilet Paper

Nadia TamaraA Little Bit of Everything, Bug Out Bags, Camping, Do It Yourself, Emergency Preparedness, Hygiene, Water, Wilderness Survival 1 Comment

There may come a time when toilet paper becomes a luxury item. For those of us living in the Western part of the world, a shortage of TP probably sounds like a disaster. But have no fear! Many people have …

Homesteading and self-reliance

49 Simple Ways You Can Conserve Water

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It’s ironic that the West Coast has been hit with prolonged drought versus the East Coast which is trying to mitigate the floods as a result of Hurricane Florence. Water is our most vital resource in life. The earth is …

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Is it Okay to Use Non-Potable Water?

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The issue of non potable water is rather complex. Water can be contaminated due to a wide range of circumstances. While there are many sources of water, not all the sources are reliable, that is why precautions must be taken …

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Can You Drink Cactus Water for Survival?

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You don’t really know a survival situation until you’re faced with one. There have been far too many cases of people getting injured or lost on a day hike in the desert, and within hours becoming depleted of their water …

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Is Rain Water Safe to Drink?

Nadia TamaraCamping, Do It Yourself, Emergency Preparedness, Water, Wilderness Survival 4 Comments

At some point in time, our world was blessed with 100% clean natural resources that could be freely used without the worry of contaminants. Water was one of these resources. Unfortunately, due to an increase in development, pollution and industrialization, …