5 Things STILL Worth Doing Grandma’s Way

5 Things STILL Worth Doing Grandma’s Way - This article is something very special as it pushes you back to old ways. This article focus on the pen and pad or even pencil and paper. How do we hold fast to those things that make us human in a world that is pushing us to become dependent on electronics.

The time is quickly approaching where you will have to make a decision about the technology in your life. There has never been anything as intrusive as the technology in our lives. At the writing of this article, Apple has …

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How To Make Acorn Coffee

How To Make Acorn Coffee - Acorn coffee is easy to make and filled with nutrients that make any cold morning or evening satisfyingly awesome!

When eaten, raw acorns have a really bitter taste and will leave a funny astringent feeling in the mouth, some people presumed that they were poisonous to eat but they just don’t taste that good – and so it’s best …

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How to Deal with the Police, the Injured and an Active Shooter

What to Do If You Are In the Middle of An Active Shooting - It’s a nightmare scenario: You are going about your day, maybe thinking about what you will have for dinner that night and out of nowhere, you hear shots fired and realize you are in the middle of an active shooting. Your heart begins pumping faster as your body pours adrenaline into the bloodstream.

The horrendous actions of active shooters have become something all Americans are dealing with. We are dealing with how to cope and how to heal. Image Credit: concealcarrypermit.net  Some Americans are placing the blame on guns and others on SSRIs. …

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Terrorists are Not Finished

Report: ISIS Had The Ingredients For A Frightening Weapon — We must remain ever vigilant in this society. Though we go spans of time without attacks or terror related threats it doesn't mean that that lion has been finally silenced.

We must remain ever vigilant in this society. Though we go spans of time without attacks or terror-related threats it doesn’t mean that that lion has been finally silenced. When America is quiet I am always wondering, “What is being …

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Living Off The Grid Guide For Beginners

Chicken flock for living off the grid

As preppers, we should always looking into ways to better our chances in case of a big disaster. Living off the grid  will save money, but also give you more control over your life. What Is Living Off The Grid …

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Bowfishing for Survival

Bowfishing for Survival - The author takes a look at some of the options when it comes to bowfishing and judges whether or not it would be a good survival method. I am a champion of survival in the waters. I think there is easy and abundant protein available in the waters if you take the time to get at it.

Ancient civilizations have been using crude bows and arrows to shoot big, slow fish like carp for a long time. Image Credit: californiaoutdoorsqas.com This was usually done from a canoe or boat and sometimes even from the bank. This is …

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What Qualities to Look for in a Survival Knife

Master the Wild with Your Powerful Camping Knife - There is also a great selection of three knives that are recommended to the reader. You will find a great section on the sharpening of that knife as well. This will be a very important part of this whole process. No matter how well you choose your knife, without a sharp blade its not gonna get you very far.

Have you not given thought to a fixed blade knife yet? Sure that foldable knife in your pocket is great but in a survival situation, you need something with a little more oomph. You are looking for a fixed blade, …

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Bugging Out From School: Do You Have a Plan?

Bugging Out From School: Build a Kit and Make a Plan That Won't Get Your Kids Expelled - What this says to me is that each situation is unique. A lot of your decision depends on your child, their ages, the faith that you have in your local school system, your location, and the most likely threats in your area. You'll have to put a great deal of thought into this before creating a plan with your kids.

There was a time when the worst thing in we worried about sending our kids off to school was the local bully. It was a wedgie.  Times have drastically changed. Not for the better. So now we are facing a …

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Maximizing Food Storage Shelf Life

How Hot is Too Hot for Food Storage? - Nothing is immune to spoilage and the last thing you want to do as a prepper is place your food storage in an area that puts it at risk. Of course, the trouble is that space is such a problem for your average prepper. We never have enough of it and we are always looking for more. There are some things you can store in your shed and there are some you cannot.

How much food have you stored? Are you prepared to lose any of that product that you have spent your money on? Nothing is immune to spoilage and the last thing you want to do as a prepper is place …

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Five Survival Lessons We’ve Learned From Natural Calamities!

Five Survival Lessons We’ve Learned From Natural Calamities - This is a great article about just that. Its a look at the power of nature an the human response to survive it. It goes into five powerful lessons our war with nature has taught us and the information is prescient.

Whether a wildfire that scorches hundreds of acres or a hurricane that pulverizes the coast nature constantly reminds us of her true power. Though we may have some very grandiose ideas of what might be and what could be the …

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