Posts tagged: Do It Yourself

Aug 21 2014

Discover Thermos Cooking as a Preparedness Tool

Thermos with foodThermos Cooking for Daily Cooking or Emergency Use

From: Preparedness Mama

The lowly thermos. Do you have one? I’m not talking about the kind of thermos we had in our lunch box as a kid – no breakable glass lining. These new ones are heavier and stainless steel lined. Your thermos can be a real work horse around the home and an even more important ally in an emergency.

Thermos cooking is not cooking on the stove and then using it to keep your food warm (or cold).  A good quality thermos is useful for more than just keeping beverages. While, there is certainly something more high tech that you can use to cook your food, a thermos is a handy tool to have around for emergency cooking during power outages.

Your thermos also works well on hot days when you don’t want to get the kitchen heated up. Just heat up the inside of the thermos and get cookin’. Read more »

Aug 10 2014

How to Purify Water with Sunlight

how-to-purify-drinking-water-with-sunlightBy: Ken Jorgustin

From: Modern Survival Blog 

Did you know that solar radiation from the sun can purify (disinfect) water and make it safe for drinking from harmful bacteria?

While so often we hear or read about the bad things that the sun is capable of doing to us, we should also know that some of the same energy from the sun can be harnessed for doing good. A few good examples include solar electric panels, solar hot water panels, and solar ovens.

Well here is one more good example. Harnessing the solar energy from the sun to purify (disinfect) water from a lake or stream into safe drinking water. It is much simpler than you may think. Here’s how… Read more »

Aug 07 2014

Announcing Destiny Survival Now On Survival Central Radio

Destiny Survival LogoDestiny Survival Radio is now streaming on Survival Central Radio, Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Friday’s at 9am EST. Listen in for John Wesley Smith’s current and archived shows.

Here is a little about what you will hear on Destiny Radio:

DestinySurvival Radio takes its name from DestinySurvival.com, a resource where you find “Survival Gear & Supplies for Emergency Preparedness & Hard Times.” Like the site, DestinySurvival Radio explores a variety of preparedness and survival topics. How can we prepare for survival in a rapidly changing world? How will we live when life as we’ve known it has changed forever? Host John Wesley Smith knows he doesn’t have all the answers, so he seeks information from those who do have answers and passes it along to you, his listeners.

John Wesley Smith is a former radio broadcaster who taught his children at home. They both graduated from Bible college and are pursuing the adventures life has in store for them. John is an avid reader, writer and gardener. He and his wife live in central Missouri, where they work hard to get by like so many others these days.

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