hygiene

Worrying about the “New” Tick Borne Disease? Read Up On The Hype Here.

by Cameron Green of GAPP April 18, 2015 Bushcraft
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You may have heard in the news recently about the tick borne virus, Powasson, being spread in the north east and the great lakes region. Warnings released from several health officials have prompted news outlets to pick up the story… but the headlines, and even the articles, are very misleading. A prime example is this […]

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Hygiene In the Field, or Bug Out Hygiene

by suburban September 6, 2012 Bug Out
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I’ve done a lot of camping this summer, and with the drought, you can imagine it was pretty hot out there.  I can attest that it was.  At our camp site we cut a lot of wood, and we used much of it for the camp fire.  Those were hot days swinging an axe, and […]

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It’s the Small Stuff

by Prepperjim June 22, 2011 Health
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When thrust into a survival situation, it is often the small things that make the difference between success (survival) and failure (death). Often, having a sense of comfort makes all the difference in your mental attitude. With so many prepper words devoted to guns, knives and bags, I started to think of some small things […]

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Disposing of Human Waste in the Suburbs During a SHTF

by suburban June 3, 2011 General
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It’s summer here in the Northeast, and it is getting hot quickly.  Honestly, I love it.   It’s June, and in the mid 80’s and as I was watching a movie this evening on TV, it hit me.  What happens if the power goes out.  And, what if it stays off for a day or […]

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The Mobile Washer

by suburban November 23, 2010 hygiene
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So, I just got my Mobile Washer.  Primarily I purchased it for camping trips next year so that I could wash the smoke and body odors out of my clothes while camping for a few days, and decrease the number of clothing items I bring.  It looks like a nifty little item that allows you […]

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Favorite New Additions to My Bug Out Bag

by suburban September 5, 2010 Bug In
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I have been eying up no rinse shampoo and no rinse body bath for some time on Amazon.com.  This week I bought them and they came in… I have to tell you, I think they are going to be outstanding additions to my Bug Out Bag and for Camping. If you follow this blog, then […]

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Independence Day Weekend at the Camp Site

by suburban July 14, 2010 hygiene
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Well, last weekend was a good one.  Not only because I celebrated Independence Day, it was also my Mother’s birthday (she turned 65), but I was able to get out and do a little camping too.  It was a hot and long one as well…  It was more of a maintenance weekend than a full […]

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DIY – Solar Water Heater for Your Bug Out Location (Parts 1 – 28) – Updated with 29+

by suburban July 6, 2010 Bug Out Location
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Quite by accident, I came across video number seven of this series… I quickly found this project fascinating and had to share it with everyone… Following these words you will find 28 YouTube videos chronicling the project of building a solar water heater for a home.  The video list is long, and you will need some time […]

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DIY – Field Sink Project

by suburban July 1, 2010 DIY
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On the heals of the DIY Washing Machine, I thought this would be a cool project that would work as well…  It is a DIY sink that you can build to keep things clean, including your mess kit, yourself, etc…  Have fun and enjoy. Field Sink – More DIY How To Projects

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DIY – Hand Clothes Washer and Video

by suburban June 29, 2010 Clothing
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On the heels of my post regarding the SHTF DIY washing machine, I found this tool this morning on EmergencyEssentials.com. Check it, and the video out here. Mobile Washer (Hand Operated Washing Machine)

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