Category Archives: Prepping

6 Money Mistakes that Decrease Preppers Survivability

6 Money Mistakes that Decrease Preppers Survivability Managing money is a tough enough task when you aren’t dealing with thoughts of the end times. Just paying bills and not eating out too much can be a practice in sheer willpower. Not to mention we are working harder to make money these days. Most people are …

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Tactical Vest For The Prepper

Tactical Vest For The Prepper We have stuff. As preppers we keep a lot of stuff, for the most part. Depending on the type of prepper you are you may have tons of stuff. Of course, too much is just a waste of money and time. Still, if you are dealing with a serious disaster …

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8 Steps to Evaluating your Food Preparedness for Power Outages

8 Steps to Evaluating your Food Preparedness for Power Outages No matter your level of preparedness the power outage can catch anyone off guard. Now we may react and take the right steps quicker than the average person but there is still that sickening feeling with the power goes out. Have you covered all your …

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Have You Taken Prepping Too Far?

Have You Taken Prepping Too Far? At some point, every person who is into preparedness, survivalism, and even homesteading ask themselves if they’ve taken things too far. Especially in the first and second groups, the question may come up more than once – “Am I taking prepping too far?” You may feel like the only thing …

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7 Steps to Take Immediately After an Emergency Situation Ends

7 Steps to Take Immediately After an Emergency Situation Ends I really like this process and I think that it should not only be steps taken after an emergency but this should be a process used over and over while the post disaster events and environments change. This is a very important part of what …

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A Game Plan For Surviving An Arena Attack

A Game Plan For Surviving An Arena Attack This article asks a question that all Americans must ask themselves. Since the events of 9/11 the best medicine for staying alive has been to avoid crowds. You have seen this advice given all over the internet, news and in books. Of course, the issue is what …

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The Ultimate Prepper’s Survival Guide – Survive When Disaster Strikes.

The Ultimate Prepper’s Survival Guide – Survive When Disaster Strikes If you are looking for a nice long read that you can cuddle up with this weekend this is the one. The author has taken a lot of time to really put together a solid read on food storage. There are other topics in this …

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What is Your Media Diet?

What is Your Media Diet? We often question ourselves on what goes into our body. There is more science and more information about the importance of our diet and the health effects than ever before. Some of the worst diseases have been linked to things like processes sugar and the lack of exercise. We know …

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How and Where to Store Ammo

How and Where to Store Ammo Why Stock Up on Ammo? Crisis does not come with a warning, and new legislative measures can be passed almost overnight. A survival situation has no mercy. Also, the Government will not give you a grace period to fill your basement with ammo before they ban it. Even natural …

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Why You Need To Prepare For The Coming Biological Disaster Today

Why You Need To Prepare For The Coming Biological Disaster Today I really liked lingo of secondary effects when discussing the biological threats in this article. The discussion of disease and illness or even biological attacks are all very terrifying ones when it comes to the average person. We have seen the attacks in Syria …

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2017 EDC Items You Haven’t Heard Of

2017 EDC Items You Haven’t Heard Of Tech is changing everything. Innovation. We are America. Everything is going to continue to get better .Of course, the issue is the China made products that fall apart and you do not want on your person everyday. Still, there are great American companies created incredible products for your …

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5 Skills And 5 Tools For Every Prepper

5 Skills And 5 Tools For Every Prepper There is something to be said about these primer articles. I enjoy looking into them and seeing what is left to learn. There are always little tips that can be gleaned from any article. Skills and tools are the basis for much of what we do as …

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In a Disaster, Your Sense of Smell Is One of Your First Lines of Defense

In a Disaster, Your Sense of Smell Is One of Your First Lines of Defense This is a very interesting article that helps you get back to the very core of what you are. When you are awash in the survival tools you can often forget about the survival animal that you are. Its amazing …

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The Reasons Why You Should Not Be Prepping From Fear Alone…

The Reasons Why You Should Not Be Prepping From Fear Alone… Though we like to think of prepping as a way to get ready for scary disasters it is truly a journey. There is no denying that the journey in preparedness most often starts out with fear. It is the realization of just how weak …

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Stay Clean While Camping Using the Waterless Hygiene System by CombatOne

Stay Clean While Camping Using the Waterless Hygiene System by CombatOne Rashes, skin lesions and abrasions as well as infections are some of the most common ailments of the camper. When we talk about bugging out most of us are talking about hiking and camping. There aren’t many people who have a giant bugout location …

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15 Ways Duct Tape Can Save The Day

15 Ways Duct Tape Can Save The Day We all know the struggle, packing enough gear for your wilderness expedition without making your backpack too heavy. Pro tip: lighten the load by packing duct tape, as a replacement for other items that offer limited use. Duct tape has undeniably earned its reputation for its ability …

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41 Genius Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

41 Genius Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner I found a great collection of camping hacks that could make your camping trips better. My favorite hacks are the four that I have pictured above, you have to check them out. I love that you can add sage to a campfire to keep the …

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Why Preppers Should Spend More Time Learning (and Less Time Shopping)

Hey – you, with the shovel.  Stop building that bunker. I want to ask you a question. Also, you – the folks with the shopping cart full of shelf-stable food. Hold on a minute. How much time do you spend learning? And by learning, I don’t mean some required on-the-job training or skimming over an article …

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Is Your Prepper’s Nightstand Equipped for Survival?

Some folks keep their nightstand minimalist, with just a lamp and a clock. Others clutter it with pretty decorative items, sentimental pictures, and the latest book they’re reading. Then there’s the prepper’s nightstand, which is equipped for a wide variety of middle-of-the-night emergencies. Imagine this: You awaken in the middle of the night and something …

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

For the past five years, I’ve lived the prepper’s dream. I’ve lived on secluded acreage out in the boondocks, with a gate at the driveway to deter those who just wander past. I moved from the Canadian boondocks to the American boondocks (in foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains of California) and lived the life …

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This is Why the Community Rules for Preppers

This is Why the Community Rules for Preppers There is only once chance for preppers to reach their full potential. It has nothing to do with a network of spider holes or a deep buried bunker. For preppers to take advantage of what they were truly put on this earth for they must consider the …

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Manual Kitchen Tools To Get For When There Is No Power

Manual Kitchen Tools To Get For When There Is No Power It shouldn’t be a secret by now that our national power grid is fragile and vulnerable to attacks. Even more, people should understand that our electricity “addiction” will have a poor outcome when the grid goes down. You and me, like all other Americans, …

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The Practical Application of Gear, Load and Weight Considerations

The Practical Application of Tactical Gear, Load and Weight Considerations We all love some good tactical gear. Its one of those things you just cannot help. Once on this prepping journey its not long before you are spending hours drooling over various EDC setups or gear loadouts. I like this article because it comes from …

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Wilderness Starving: Living Off Your Fat

Wilderness Starving: Living Off Your Fat For some of us the idea of living off of our fat sounds like a nightmare. A succession of hunger pangs followed by what could be a short sit on deaths doorstep. Its no survivors dream to be just scraping by on 350 calories a day. There are others …

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How to Live Out of a Backpack: Intro

How to Live Out of a Backpack: Intro The idea of living out of a backpack and not having roots dug into any specific place is an incredibly exciting proposition. That said, can you imagine what it might be like without all of those worldly possessions? What about having only that which could fit into …

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