Category Archives: Prepping

Noise and Light in a Survival Situation: How to Stay Hidden

Noise and Light in a Survival Situation: How to Stay Hidden I cannot explain how important this is for the average prepper and survivalist to understand. These disciplines of light are just crucial. For many preppers the idea of traveling and moving at night is not foreign. Still, without training in light discipline you could …

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Savings: 5 Ways to Get Fruit Trees For Cheap!

Savings: 5 Ways to Get Fruit Trees For Cheap! Fruit trees are nearly mythical in some settings in America today. To happen across a tree that food grows on in an urban setting is absolutely amazing. We all have those stories of people who had an apple tree in their backyard. Its magic thing to those …

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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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Economic Crisis: 7 Signs that we need to Prepare for a Coming Economic Meltdown

Economic Crisis: 7 Signs that we need to Prepare for a Coming Economic Meltdown The world is changing and so is the economy. Many markets that used to rule the roost are taking tremendous hits. It makes for a terrifying economic outlook. People are concerned and have every right to be. This article offers up …

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Hiding Out: The Real World Value of Hide and Seek as a Kid or an Adult

Hiding Out: The Real World Value of Hide and Seek as a Kid or an Adult Its always nice to see an article that tells you fun things are the right things to do. This article comes from a great source and one of my favorites to read lately. Of course, this article isn’t all …

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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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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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Aquaponics- Growing Food with Fish

Aquaponics- Growing Food with Fish We often get much of our aquaponics information from first hand users that enjoy the benefits of this method of growing food and fish everyday. That is a great source. There is an incredible cohesive relationship between the fish and the plants in a well run system. Imagine producing fish …

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Why Drones Could Save Your Life When The SHTF

Why Drones Could Save Your Life When The SHTF The drones are shrinking. They are becoming smaller and smaller yet more and more effective. I have taken a serious interest in drones and the types of benefits they can bring to my preparedness plans. I think its something you should consider, too. Just from the …

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Building a Remotely Located Bunker for Your Family

Building a Remotely Located Bunker for Your Family The emergency bunker can be a serious force multiplier when done correctly. When executed with a real thought out plan you can have something that will shelter you from all types of terrible disasters. I like to think of the bunker as a home away from home. …

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How Prepping Can Actually Make You Money

How Prepping Can Actually Make You Money The act of prepping is one that offers several benefits. The first of all being that we can better our chance of survival. The truth is there are some serious financial benefits that can come from being well prepared. Making moves towards self-reliance and independence. Some of the …

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Get Rid Of Ticks – Guaranteed!

Get Rid Of Ticks – Guaranteed! After a long day hunting turkeys my son and I were pulling ticks off of us left and right. Later that week I fell into an article about Powassan which is a new virus carried by ticks that is even more dangerous than Lyme. Its a terrifying feeling. The …

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Using Technology During a Disaster

Using Technology During a Disaster This is an efficient article. That’s the nice way of recognizing how short it is. Still, I think that its a very important article because it offers a serious look at a topic that most preppers shy away from. Many people are nervous about depending on technology and I understand …

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The Foundations of Good Community Security

The Foundations of Good Community Security We all have that vision of fire and smoke. The end. Legions of desperate people invading our once quiet communities. These visions have only been affirmed with the actions of our tireless protestors. The thugs with hoods and masks who seem to come only to hurt and break. What …

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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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Why I Completely Changed My Family’s Long-Term Survival Plan

Why I Completely Changed My Family’s Long-Term Survival Plan This article is an incredible look into the soul of a prepper. If you want to read an honest and telling account of a real prepper and their ability to recognize risk, this is it. Some articles offer great information, some are incredible how to articles …

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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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Babies in TEOTWAWKI – How to Prep Now!

Babies in TEOTWAWKI – How to Prep Now!  There is nothing more incredible than the sheer helplessness of a baby. They are completely helpless at birth and frankly up until two they are pretty much the same. Even in todays world children in that age range are at a great risk. If the world were …

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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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When The Grid Goes Down ~ Kerosene

When The Grid Goes Down ~ Kerosene When I was growing up kerosene heaters were terrifying. They smelled horrific and there were those stories about the fires. Tremendous fires that burnt down rows of homes from the kerosene heater that fell over. This article shed some light on kerosene and its place in the homesteaders …

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