Preparedness

The Fall Onion and Garlic  Planner

The Fall Onion and Garlic Planner

Onions are found in practically any type of cooking. They can have a big range of flavors. In our household, a lot of recipes start with chopping an onion. On…

Comfort Foods From Food Storage

Comfort Foods From Food Storage

“Jim, I had a big pot of dry beef gravy on the stove and my boss was coming down to see how breakfast was going. I couldn’t get it to…

A Review of The Prepper’s Medical Handbook

A Review of The Prepper’s Medical Handbook

It is always great to get a book to review. The area of prepper medicine doesn’t actually have a ton of dedicated books written by actual doctors. While I am…

Juice Options For Short To Long Term Stockpiles

Juice Options For Short To Long Term Stockpiles

We use juices for all kinds of things in the kitchen. From using as a base for sauces to adding to smoothies, juice has a lot to offer. While so…

On Not Going Towards The Trouble: Staying Safe During Civil Unrest In America

On Not Going Towards The Trouble: Staying Safe During Civil Unrest In America

No matter what you have to say about the current situation, the one phrase that I think a lot of us can agree on is that we are living in…

How To Disappear (As Much As Possible) and Deal With the Consequences

How To Disappear (As Much As Possible) and Deal With the Consequences

I want to start off by saying that disappearing is far harder now than it was a few decades ago. Before the internet was widely available, digital cameras and inexpensive…

How To Ford A River or Stream (If You Must): Exploring Hazards and Methods

How To Ford A River or Stream (If You Must): Exploring Hazards and Methods

Crossing moving water is often something you should avoid entirely in a lot of situations. Some of you may be familiar with the book and movie “Into The Wild”. Every…

Using Fiber Optics For Cheap Lighting: Lessons From Venezuela

Using Fiber Optics For Cheap Lighting: Lessons From Venezuela

I have always thought we preppers need to implement low tech as much as possible. Simplicity and maintainability are key for someone living off-grid. After having worked for so long…

The Supplies You Need To Stockpile For TEOTWAWKI

The Supplies You Need To Stockpile For TEOTWAWKI

There are a lot of things you could stash away but what are the items that will be most in demand in a TEOTWAWKI situation? The answer to that is…

Improvised Weapons For Self Defense or A Long Emergency

Improvised Weapons For Self Defense or A Long Emergency

There are many things around your home or that are easily obtainable that can be used as a weapon. In this post, we are going to talk about improvised weapons…

Exploring Wheelbarrows and Garden Carts

Exploring Wheelbarrows and Garden Carts

There are a lot of new gardeners out there. In this article we are going to continue what I started in my previous article on garden tools. A good cart…

Aquaponics vs Hydroponics

Aquaponics vs Hydroponics

“Hey, is it weird having chickens in your backyard, just clucking around?” My son Carter shook his head while he thought about how he would answer. “It seems like they…

Preparing For the Second Wave of COVID-19 In the Midst of the First

Preparing For the Second Wave of COVID-19 In the Midst of the First

I see the phrase “second wave” a lot. This bothers me. As much as I hate to say it, we are still well within the first wave of COVID-19 regardless…

Shelf Stable Cheese and Fresh Cheese Preservation Methods For Preppers

Shelf Stable Cheese and Fresh Cheese Preservation Methods For Preppers

One thing that I would not want to do without is cheese. I like it way more than I should. When the pandemic started I realized that at best I…

Personal Security and Safety On A Secluded Homestead: Lessons From Venezuela

Personal Security and Safety On A Secluded Homestead: Lessons From Venezuela

As most of you already know, we have been forbidden in 2012 by the thugs in power to carry any kind of gun in Venezuela. The monopoly of force declared…

17 Best Axe Styles Illustrated and Explained

17 Best Axe Styles Illustrated and Explained

Axes are a group of very old and useful tools. While many things in the past have come and gone, we are still using a variety of axes to get…