Survival Mindset & Inspiration

An Open Letter to the Reluctant Prepper

An Open Letter to the Reluctant Prepper

Becoming prepared can be a lonely journey.  Family members scoff and friends roll their eyes and shy away, thinking you have joined the tin foil hat society. You want to . . .

On Veterans Day

On Veterans Day

There are a lot of veterans in my family. I was raised by one. My Dad was drafted into the Army during the Vietnam War. I remember him telling me . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .

The Pitfalls of Bartering During SHTF

The Pitfalls of Bartering During SHTF

Bartering is a subject I see a lot on prepper sites and the social media groups that I follow. Many people ask what items others think are most important or . . .

The DIY Tire Fix Kit For SHTF

The DIY Tire Fix Kit For SHTF

Tires are everywhere you look. During a survival situation, the ability to fix a tire and extend its life is a good skill to have. The supplies in this article . . .

Fall Preparedness Evaluation 2019

Fall Preparedness Evaluation 2019

In our household, we always have this time period when it is still pretty hot outside where we get into the mode of what we need to take care of . . .

9 Ways to Deal with Stress

9 Ways to Deal with Stress

I have missed being with you these past weeks. I’ll let you in on the reason for my absence and the reason for this later in this article.

How . . .

How One Man Was Possessed by SHTF Survival

How One Man Was Possessed by SHTF Survival

Civilization is like a wave that builds out of the ocean. It swells and sometimes it collapses on itself. Then it crashes onto the beach. Finally, it recedes from whence . . .

Prep For Winter Now & Save

Prep For Winter Now & Save

Preparing for winter is easier and less expensive if you do it in the Spring and Summer. With daily obligations making many people short on time, it can be all too easy to put off winter preps.

How to Hotwire a Car

How to Hotwire a Car

In
a survival situation, you’ll need transportation. Maybe you got jumped and lost
your keys, or you were running for your life and they fell down a storm drain . . .