Preparedness

25 Must Have Items for Your Survival Hygiene Kit

25 Must Have Items for Your Survival Hygiene Kit

During or following a disruptive event, life will be tough enough without having to worry about maintaining health and preventing disease. Why then, do I find the topic of a survival hygiene kit taking a backseat to articles about food, water, bug-out bags and life in the wilderness? Here is a list of must have items to keep me clean, healthy, and looking good.

The Best Gas Masks for Preppers and What to Look For

The Best Gas Masks for Preppers and What to Look For

A gas mask is technically a kind of respirator that focuses on filtering out chemicals and gases. They are a very specific tool, that won’t protect you from everything, and…

Using Computers To Prep and Monitor Part 1

Using Computers To Prep and Monitor Part 1

Computers are incredibly useful for most of us. One of their most extended use among preppers is, of course, inventory. But thanks to the availability of new devices, and their…

Best Emergency Window Breakers for the Unexpected

Best Emergency Window Breakers for the Unexpected

It’s the last thing you want to think of; losing control of your car and sliding down into an embankment with a splash at the bottom. Freezing water begins to…

The Best Karambits to Own

The Best Karambits to Own

The Karambit is a style of knife that came into popularity in Indonesia. It is a formidable weapon that was inspired by the claws of tigers. It was popular due…

A Review of the Boker Kalashnikov Automatic Knife

A Review of the Boker Kalashnikov Automatic Knife

The Boker Kalashnikov automatic knife is an amazing tool at a very fair price. I can be a bit of a knife snob at times, but Boker has always been…

Should You Eat Roadkill? 8 Important Rules to Consider First

Should You Eat Roadkill? 8 Important Rules to Consider First

Could you and should you eat roadkill? At some time you may need to eat roadkill to survive. Here are 8 important rules to follow to safely eat roadkill.

What Can Prepper Groups Do To Support Each Other During Quarantine

What Can Prepper Groups Do To Support Each Other During Quarantine

A lot of people have been members of preparedness groups for quite some time. While some groups may have been just casual meetups once in a while, others were seriously…

Moving Families to Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Moving Families to Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“I’ve never seen anything like this in my life, Jim.” Dad called. He doesn’t call me unless I am in trouble or something crazy is happening. I figured this was…

Staying On A Preparedness Path Now and Post COVID-19

Staying On A Preparedness Path Now and Post COVID-19

Now that we are at this point, as preppers, we need to think about the future and what we can do now. There is plenty that is simply beyond our…

How To Make Yogurt & Yogurt Cheese With Powdered Milk & A Crock Pot

How To Make Yogurt & Yogurt Cheese With Powdered Milk & A Crock Pot

This is my first attempt at making yogurt from powdered milk and a dry culture. I decided to do it in my largest Crock-Pot to save on propane during our…

Homeschooling: Thoughts On The Past and Present

Homeschooling: Thoughts On The Past and Present

I was homeschooled from 7th grade on. With so many people faced with homeschooling children during Covid-19, I think it is a good time to write a little bit about…

The Tuna Test: Matt and I taste and compare 7 cans of tuna

The Tuna Test: Matt and I taste and compare 7 cans of tuna

In this installment of our canned meat comparisons, Matt and I tasted seven cans of tuna that we picked up at nearby grocery stores. Tuna is a great inexpensive source…

A Parent’s Response To COVID-19 Prep In Richmond

A Parent’s Response To COVID-19 Prep In Richmond

The symptoms of starvation are things like withdrawal, apathy, listlessness and increased susceptibility to disease. So when my usually outgoing son, Carter, was crumpled up in our living room chair…

Prepper Website Podcast Bugging In – 50 Days and Counting with Samantha Biggers

Prepper Website Podcast Bugging In – 50 Days and Counting with Samantha Biggers

Todd Sepulveda at The Prepper Website was kind enough to have me on his podcast to talk about bugging in during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on this link or the…

Door Security and Reinforcement In Town and Country

Door Security and Reinforcement In Town and Country

Everyone has at least one door. This is the easiest access point for anyone to breach besides maybe a window. This post is going to talk about what you can…