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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Saturday Videos

by suburban October 23, 2010 General
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Before I drop in the videos for you this morning, don’t forget to visit CampingSurvival.com and use the 5% discount code “suburban” when you order your gear from them! Note: if the videos are not playing or do not come up, it seems youtube.com has been having issues this morning… How to Start a Fire […]

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Saturday Videos

by suburban October 16, 2010 General
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Gerber Prodigy Survival Knife Review Economic Collapse Preparation: Training Sons for Suburban / Urban Hunting Tarp Tent Video Moment Personal Hygiene Kits Winter Vehicle Prep 1 &

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A Friend Has Lost Everything, Checked Into a Men’s Shelter…

by suburban September 9, 2010 Clothing
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This post is very close to my heart…  It pains me to write it, as it affects a friend of mine directly, that refuses help, as I will illustrate. I have a friend I got a call from this week.  He has lost his job, his apartment, much of his clothing,  his parents (family) lives […]

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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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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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