Prepping and Survival Basics

Learning From Hurricane Michael: Observations, Future Hurricane Prep, and Staying Fed & Safe During the Aftermath

Learning From Hurricane Michael: Observations, Future Hurricane Prep, and Staying Fed & Safe During the Aftermath

Hurricane Michael proves that we need to be prepared all the time if we live in hurricane areas. Here are some observations I have thought about as the storm has…

Prepping the Body: Boost Your Physical and Mental Strength with Essential Oils

Prepping the Body: Boost Your Physical and Mental Strength with Essential Oils

The goal of every prepper is to be ready for different survival scenarios. The first thing we like to do is prep our survival kits. We fill them with gadgets…

The Amazing Bean: Why You Should Consider Adding Them To Your Food Storage

The Amazing Bean: Why You Should Consider Adding Them To Your Food Storage

When planning your food storage one of the major goals should be to store items that are of the highest nutritional value and with a long, stable shelf life. Enter…

10 Reasons Why You Should Add Essential Oils to Your Survival Kit

10 Reasons Why You Should Add Essential Oils to Your Survival Kit

Every pre-made survival kit sold in stores has to be personalized to one’s liking and needs. A sharp knife, box of matches, rope and wound dressing are universal items that…

How to Easily Achieve Better Health and Immunity Before Winter Comes!

How to Easily Achieve Better Health and Immunity Before Winter Comes!

Some sources say this serious deficiency is pandemic. Chances are over 50-50 that you have it and it is adversely affecting your health! It affects all ages, racial and ethnic…

Why Preppers Should Take Technology Vacations

Why Preppers Should Take Technology Vacations

Being bored, impatient, and lonely is much worse if SHTF. Making bad decisions at critical moments will impact your survival unless you can get a handle on your state of…

The Types of Fire Extinguishers and the Rules of Fire Fighting

The Types of Fire Extinguishers and the Rules of Fire Fighting

While preppers are always talking about how to start fires—what about putting one out? Are you prepared to fight a fire that breaks out in your home? We’ll explore the…

Growing Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Growing Your Thanksgiving Dinner

What do you cook for Thanksgiving dinner? In our modern society, the menu for holidays is not static and that can be a beautiful thing. In this article, we talk…

Fences that Keep People Out: Smart, Or a Bad Investment?

Fences that Keep People Out: Smart, Or a Bad Investment?

Securing our property is a top concern for preppers and other humans are often a top concern. The right type of fence can be a significant deterrent to humans in…

Surviving Flooding During and After Hurricane Florence

Surviving Flooding During and After Hurricane Florence

It is hurricane season, and so far it is lining up to be an eventful one. Florence is likely to bring flooding to a lot of areas. Figure 1. Infrared satellite…

Prepper Philosophy: WROL

Prepper Philosophy: WROL

Without rule of law, commonly abbreviated to “WROL” in pepper circles, refers to a time where the rule of law has dissolved. Perhaps some kind of disaster has impacted the…

Cans, Caddies, and Conservation: Gas Storage and Strategies For Emergencies and Shortages

Cans, Caddies, and Conservation: Gas Storage and Strategies For Emergencies and Shortages

Storing gas is something a lot of preppers have probably thought about at some point. There are some challenges to storing gas. Finding the right can and planning out your…

Avoiding Rescue Situations: How To Not Be “That Person”

Avoiding Rescue Situations: How To Not Be “That Person”

How many of us have seen a rescue situation unfold on TV or the paper and think “How did they get into that mess” or “what on earth?” Every year there…

The Go Boot: Exploring Options For Easy To Get On Footwear For Emergencies

The Go Boot: Exploring Options For Easy To Get On Footwear For Emergencies

Living out on an acreage with a lot of empty land behind us, clearing land, raising animals, caring for people, etc. have made Matt and I appreciate a boot that…

Beyond Bic: Lighter Choices For Survival and SHTF

Beyond Bic: Lighter Choices For Survival and SHTF

We have done posts on the past about firestarters, but lighters have been overlooked. The type of lighter that is best for you depends on various factors. Here are some…

Survival Basics: Using Mylar Bags for Food Storage

Survival Basics: Using Mylar Bags for Food Storage

Knowing how to store food for the long term is a key component of preparedness. In this article you will learn about using Mylar bags for food storage.