Get the Most of Your Fireplace and Stay Warm All Winter Long

Fireplaces fill a home with warmth and comfort and quickly become the favorite area of the house.

Fireplaces fill a home with warmth and comfort and quickly become the favorite area of the house. Using your fireplace during the winter months can save money on heat and keep your whole family nice and warm. There is nothing quite as cozy as curling up in front of the fireplace with a warm cup of …

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Minimalist Water Solutions for Wilderness Survival

If you have ever spent time hiking around the mountains you realize that you work up quite and appetite and thirst.

If you have ever spent time hiking around the mountains you realize that you work up quite and appetite and thirst. Climbing and hiking with a pack on your back is no easy thing. That is something all of us who plan to bugout need to consider. If you have a couple cereal bars in …

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Maximize Dirt Time in 2019

What in the world is dirt time? Well, its a pretty simple concept.

What in the world is dirt time? Well, its a pretty simple concept. While we are living in a time where books, videos and on demand purchases threaten to define us, we need practice in the real world. We need some -dirt time. We need to make sure we get it. Life is busy and …

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Build Your First Emergency Kit

One of the best first steps you can take as a prepper is to build your first emergency kit.

One of the best first steps you can take as a prepper is to build your first emergency kit. Its the perfect place to start because it allows you to grasp the necessary items to make a natural disaster or power outage less of an issue for your family. Most natural disaster are a matter …

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Practicing an Evacuation

There are a lot of things that we worry about as preppers. The internet buzz makes us all worry about the wrong things.

There are a lot of things that we worry about as preppers. The internet buzz makes us all worry about the wrong things. Every year we watch Americans struggle to get out of their own way and get out of the path of a dangerous storm. Why aren’t we prepared for this? Well, here are …

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Killing Food without Guns

Hunting is not the only way we can get good protein in our bellies.

Hunting is not the only way we can get good protein in our bellies. There are many different types of tools that can make a difference in terms of food procurement. Storing the right tools in your bag can make all the difference in eating or not! The best part about the tools we are …

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Rain, Rain and Floods!

This has been a tremendously wet year for the east coast. In states like Virginia they have seen historical rainfall! That is a tremendous thing to consider.

This has been a tremendously wet year for the east coast. In states like Virginia they have seen historical rainfall! That is a tremendous thing to consider. While we don’t often give much though to flooding unless a storm is rolling in, wet conditions can take a massive toll on our lives. The world is …

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How a Collapse will Affect Personal Food Production

As preppers we are all either participating in or dreaming about increased personal food production.

As preppers we are all either participating in or dreaming about increased personal food production. This could be through hunting or gardening to create our own streams of sustenance. For those involved we know its not as easy as it looks! There is a scenario that plays out in the heads of most people when …

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Growing Foods that Just Dont Stop Producing!

When the first long term European settlements started cropping up in America they were struggling to sustain themselves.

When the first long term European settlements started cropping up in America they were struggling to sustain themselves. Supplies were sparse and ships coming back from Europe were rare and often landed far from these settlements. When the Europeans learned about planting from the Native Americans the importance of beans squash and corn played a …

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Get Home Bag – Get Home from Work in Times of Crisis

Whether we want to admit it or not, Americans are working more than ever.

Whether we want to admit it or not, Americans are working more than ever. Its an ugly truth and that means we are spending more time at work than ever. To understand the affect that has on our disaster preparedness we need only consider the odds. When work is over we don’t go home. We …

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