Preparedness

Master Cooking Methods: A Survival Skill that Deserves a Closer Look

Master Cooking Methods: A Survival Skill that Deserves a Closer Look

If not for our vocational Culinary Arts program I would have failed out of high school and got a GED at best. Who knows the trajectory of my life at…

Safes and Lock Boxes For Securing Valuables and Weapons

Safes and Lock Boxes For Securing Valuables and Weapons

The increase in crime, particularly theft, burglary, and home invasions has led to many people pondering what they can do to secure their valuables, weapons, and important documents. One way…

Making Bread With Alternative Yeasts: Beer, Distillers, and Champagne

Making Bread With Alternative Yeasts: Beer, Distillers, and Champagne

Due to the pandemic, a lot of people are making their own bread. A portion of these same people are also finding that regular bread yeast, a product that was…

MIRA Dosimeter Geiger Counter Review

MIRA Dosimeter Geiger Counter Review

MIRA Safety is a quality producer of HAZ-MAT, Nuclear, and Radiological safety gear. Many of you are familiar with their line of professional-grade gas masks. My experience with MIRA started…

Exploring Cell Phone Signal Boosters For Town and Country

Exploring Cell Phone Signal Boosters For Town and Country

There are a lot of things that can affect your cell phone signal. With so many people at home or living and working remotely, communications via the cell phone network…

A Prepper’s Guide To New York City: From The Basics to COVID-19

A Prepper’s Guide To New York City: From The Basics to COVID-19

This guide has been a challenge for me because New York is a big city, somewhere I have never been nor lived. However, I have been asked about New York…

Suburban Self Reliance: Sustainablity in Small Spaces

Suburban Self Reliance: Sustainablity in Small Spaces

We are on the cusp of another great exodus from American cities. About 5 years ago there were young people flocking to hinterlands from larger cities and towns in order…

Survival Skills List: 75 Important Skills From Basic To Advanced

Survival Skills List: 75 Important Skills From Basic To Advanced

Free PDF Download: “The Ultimate 75 Item Checklist of Survival Skills.” A checklist of survival items and skills is useful because it allows you to figure out what you know,…

Should You Buy Preps With Your Stimulus Check?

Should You Buy Preps With Your Stimulus Check?

This pandemic has funneled massive power into the hands of our state, local and federal governments. This is one of the great tests of American freedom. The balance of personal…

Door Armor Concepts Door Armor Review

Door Armor Concepts Door Armor Review

During uncertain times, security becomes even more of a concern. There are a lot of security products out there but many of them are not useful or realistic for many…

Face Mask Options For Various Budgets and Work Requirements

Face Mask Options For Various Budgets and Work Requirements

With the CDC and the Coronavirus task force recommending that Americans wear masks when leaving their homes, a lot of people are facing a dilemma because there are so few…

How To Pickle Eggs

How To Pickle Eggs

A lot of people keep a few laying hens even if they are in town. It is the time of year when the hens are laying a lot of eggs…

Best Cheese Presses for Homemade Cheese Making

Best Cheese Presses for Homemade Cheese Making

While soft cheeses do not need to be pressed, or should be pressed only lightly, hard cheeses need to be pressed to expel extra liquid and allow the cheese curds…

Best Entrenching Tools For The Prepared

Best Entrenching Tools For The Prepared

I have to admit I was surprised at how many uses a lot of the entrenching tools on the market today can offer the prepared person. The prices of the…

44 Fantastic Uses of Paracord for Prepping and Survival [UPDATE: Now 60+ Ways]

44 Fantastic Uses of Paracord for Prepping and Survival [UPDATE: Now 60+ Ways]

Paracord is amazing stuff. Here is a starter list that includes 44 ways to use paracord for prepping and survival purposes. Can you think of others?

How to Prepare for Nuclear War

How to Prepare for Nuclear War

Nuclear war is unlikely, but not impossible. And learning how to prepare for nuclear war can help you prepare for essentially every other long-term SHTF event. Even if you think…