Category Archives: Prepper

What Preppers Are REALLY Getting Ready For

 What Preppers Are REALLY Getting Ready For This article is a great, no nonsense, look at the goals of prepping. I find that there are a number of conflated situations that we prepare for but as the author states, ‘we are all just preparing for an interruption in the day-to-day life we’re used to.’ This is …

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Finding Order in the Middle of a Disaster

Finding Order in the Middle of a Disaster If you can keep your sense in the event of a disaster you will have a leg up on much of the competition. Its important that you do your very best to remain calm and that sorta thing. Still, the only way to truly remain calm is …

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What to Do If You Are Caught Without Your Prepping Supplies

What to Do If You Are Caught Without Your Prepping Supplies We build great structures of preparedness. Homes with pantries and root cellars, bunkers and armories but the time comes when we must leave them. The time comes when we must leave our homes. Whether its vacation, business or otherwise we must always be prepared …

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MegaCities: The Future of Combat (Time to Move now!)

 MegaCities: The Future of Combat (Time to Move now!) Some are funny and some are informative and some articles are just plain creepy. This is one such article. The title will make cringe and the video included will make your hair stand on end. What’s so unnerving about this article is its source. You see, …

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7 Collapsible Weapons: Packable Weapons for Your Bug Out Bag

7 Collapsible Weapons: Packable Weapons for Your Bug Out Bag Weapons that disassemble or collapse are even more useful for bug out bags. Where every amount of space and weight matters, collapsible weapons can give you the opportunity to hunt and defend yourself as you could with a larger weapon. Not only do they take up …

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56 Essential Items for A New Homesteader

56 Essential Items for A New Homesteader Starting a new homestead, especially as someone who has been living in the city the whole life, takes a huge amount of courage. It’s not easy, mentally and physically. But that’s not the only thing you need. Realistically, you’ll also need tools, equipment, and supplies to help you live …

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Why You Need a Survival Drone

Why You Need a Survival Drone I am finding lots of solutions in tech lately. I think as preppers and survivalists its our duty to maintain survival skills, bush craft and master the natural world. Still, we cannot pretend like technology will not help us out with all of that. Tech should definitely be a …

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Paul Craig Roberts Rages “Are You Ready To Die?”

 Paul Craig Roberts Rages “Are You Ready To Die?” The failings in Washington on foreign policy are adding up. There is no getting around it. We were all worried about foreign relations going forward as things heated up in North Korea, Syria and Russia. Its a terrifying thing. This article details a statement made by …

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Surviving When SHTF – How To Tell When People Are Lying To You

Surviving When SHTF – How To Tell When People Are Lying To You Trust is hard to find these days when everyone is competing in the rat race. Imagine how it would be when the brown stuff hits the fan. You would have a hard time separating friends from enemies when survival is at stake. …

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Summer Family Prepping Activities

Summer Family Prepping Activities Each season offers unique opportunities for learning and practicing survival skills. Summer time is usually filled with outdoor activities anyway, why not add in some fun activities that also add to your survival knowledge. It’s a great way to discreetly hide ‘survival lessons’ by playing games instead! That trip to the …

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Be Prepared for the Unexpected

Be Prepared for the Unexpected We are living on a changing world. There is no getting around that. No matter what reasoning you subscribe to when it comes to the reason for this changing world we are still on it. If you don’t believe its changing than I don’t think you are paying enough attention. …

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Dutch Oven Cooking – Mastering the Basics

Dutch Oven Cooking – Mastering the Basics I’ve been carrying my Dutch oven in my car for a few years now and I can’t imagine a camping trip without it. My Dutch oven is one of my essential pieces of equipment and I’ve used it extensively. To avoid burning your food and cook delicious meals …

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Is Your Prepper’s Nightstand Equipped for Survival?

Is Your Prepper’s Nightstand Equipped for Survival? We are so vulnerable when we sleep. I don’t sleep well and I never have. When I am truly exhausted and I hit one of those 4-5 hour blocks of sleep I often feel pretty refreshed but I also think about what happened while deep in my subconscious …

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Data Storage for Preppers

Data Storage for Preppers Like it or not data is everything. There was a time when you could play the card of the luddite and pretend that your life wasn’t governed by technology. The truth is, nearly every aspect of our lives is governed by some form of technology and it seems to be creeping …

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New To Prepping? 12 Tips To Get You Started

New To Prepping? 12 Tips To Get You Started If you are new to the prepping world let me first applaud you. You see, this is no easy road. You will be ridiculed for merely planning to protect your family but you are taking on a noble cause that could change everything. The better prepared …

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Six Ideas for Building a Bug Out Shelter in the Woods

Six Ideas for Building a Bug Out Shelter in the Woods I spend a lot of time talking about public lands to people. I think it is the untapped bugout gem for those without funds. If you establish a wildlife management area near you and come to know it well it can be just like …

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The Truth About Precious Metals for Survivalists

The Truth About Precious Metals for Survivalists Precious metals have been moneys since before Jesus. That deserves some respect. The other part about these precious metals is that their value increases over time. Its very important that you take into consideration that your dollars do little more than collect germs over time. In fact, with …

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Growing Mushrooms in a 5 Gallon Bucket

Growing Mushrooms in a 5 Gallon Bucket   I started growing Shiitakes almost 5 years ago and I can tell you they are one of the nicest surprises of the fall and spring season. Its surprisingly easy to grow mushrooms but most people don’t do it.  This method from Instructables offers a new and even …

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DIY PVC Tomato Cages

DIY PVC Tomato Cages There is no other plant as hotly contested as the tomato. Growing tomatoes brings out whole communities of people who believe various ways and means of producing the best fruit. They are a fruit, like it or not. Things get as interesting as choosing the proper type of tomato plant to …

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10 Things You Can Do When You’re Just Too Busy To Prep

10 Things You Can Do When You’re Just Too Busy To Prep Have you ever simply been too busy to prep? In these hectic times, it’s easy to overschedule ourselves. It can be hard to say no to many of the demands on our time. Prepping can easily get pushed to the back burner when …

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5 Prepping Things to Accomplish in April

5 Prepping Things to Accomplish in April Preppers so rarely engage in the self inspections. The first tip in this article is about getting around your home and your property and looking for things to fix or secure. This is such a crucial step in the process of what we do. You learn so much about …

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Are you Fit Enough to Survive a Crisis

Are you Fit Enough to Survive a Crisis Unfortunately, fitness tends to take a back seat in the preparedness world. This always boggled my mind because so many in the community are ex military. I am a huge proponent of being in top shape. Strength and, more importantly, endurance are the tools you will need …

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Prepping with Pets – Evacuating with Animals

Prepping with Pets – Evacuating with Animals When you consider preparing for pets I think there should be some very strict guidelines as far as when pets are priority and when you have to move on. Depending on the pet, its mobility and ability to be effective in your group these considerations have to be …

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Duct Tape EDC

Duct Tape EDC Some articles are more fun than others. There is always that running joke that anything can be fixed using duct tape. The truth is that duct tape can certainly improve your ability to survive as well. I am sure you would be hard pressed to find a bugout bag that doesn’t include duct …

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6 Inexpensive Skills Every Prepper Needs

6 Inexpensive Skills Every Prepper Needs   The pressure of todays world and threats within can be overwhelming. I remember when I first got involved with preparedness it seemed like there was no good way to get started. I just wanted to DO something to get more prepared than I was. This article is great …

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