Preparedness

Build a Wilderness Survival Bugout Bag

Build a Wilderness Survival Bugout Bag

“Every mile is two in winter.” George Herbert

Escaping the unknown and overwhelming is the basic idea behind bugging out. It’s not as far fetched an idea as many . . .

How to Survive an Avalanche

How to Survive an Avalanche

Winter provides so many avenues to enjoy the snowy outdoors. From ice-skating to snowboarding, there’s something for everyone. 

Some may argue skiing is the best winter sport . . .

My 72 Hour Kit With Biggers MREs

My 72 Hour Kit With Biggers MREs

This post is about a 72-hour kit that Matt and I put together with things we had mostly on hand. Some of you may have read the MRE article . . .

Preparing Your Chickens For Winter

Preparing Your Chickens For Winter

After much debate, my husband and I decided to raise a flock of chickens and our own eggs. Neither one of us wanted chickens hanging out super close to the . . .

The Best Dry Bags and How To Care For Them

The Best Dry Bags and How To Care For Them

Dry bags are useful for those that are concerned about keeping gear as dry and protected as possible under very wet conditions. This article is going to cover a variety . . .

How to Escape a Sinking Car in a Flood

How to Escape a Sinking Car in a Flood

When we think with a survival mentality, we usually consider the destination as our endgame. But getting to that safe place in a disaster is what presents the greatest risk . . .

How To Survive an Ice Storm

How To Survive an Ice Storm

You know the weather event that I dread more than snow.

An ice storm.

The ice storm can turn roads and paths into an ice skating rank in no time . . .

DIY Mosquito Traps for the Home and Homestead

DIY Mosquito Traps for the Home and Homestead

Mankind’s Greatest Predator

As humanity broke through the paleolithic we were leaving behind a variety of medieval predators that stalked and killed us for thousands of years.

Real-life . . .

The Full Story on Emergency Water Storage

The Full Story on Emergency Water Storage

Every day, 6,000 children die of water-related diseases.https://www.unicef.org/media/media_21423.html

What an astounding number! Now, to be fair, water-related diseases will also . . .

The Isolationist State of America Today

The Isolationist State of America Today

Have
you felt like you don’t really know that many people besides those
that are online buddies?

Do
you feel alone or isolated?

If
you are like many Americans . . .

How to Build an Emergency Food Supply: 20 Items to Kick Start Your Food Storage Plan

How to Build an Emergency Food Supply: 20 Items to Kick Start Your Food Storage Plan

No matter how many times I write about food, there is always something new to consider or a new and different way to present the same old information in a more useful manner. With that in mind, today I would like to share a method for getting started with your food storage program in an easy, step by step, and cost effective manner.

To be truthful, my initial goal with this article was to respond to readers who were just getting started and wanted a shopping list of things to buy for their food storage pantry. I also wanted to compile a checklist that more experienced preppers could use to compare what they had to what they needed. My goal can pretty much be summed up by saying that I wanted to write about getting started with food storage the easy way. No frills, no fluff – just a common sense list of food items to get you started.