SHTF Prepping & Homesteading Central

After watching recent events unfold and speaking to family and friends, my wife and I decided to start prepping. Preparedness is a big part of our lives now and I would be honored to share some knowledge with you. Here at SHTF Prepping & Homesteading Central we gather the best prepping, survival, homesteading and DIY articles from around the web. - "Those who prepare today will survive tomorrow."

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Tips for Bunker Living

Tips for Bunker Living - You are going to have serious requirements from your body and mind that will need to be met. You cannot simply live life the way it used to be lived. If the air is laced with toxic ash, there are no options but to stay put. So what types of things can you do in a bunker to keep yourself safe and healthy.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. The purchase and installation of an emergency bunker is such a mountain that people rarely give thought to what life beneath the ground might be …

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Getting Better at Bushcrafting

Getting Better at Bushcrafting - No matter how you fare on a simple bushcrafting trip, you will learn so much about your skill level.

Look back to your first days of prepping. In most cases, you probably made some mistakes and did some things you shouldn’t have. Maybe made some purchases that didn’t need to be made, well, that’s all part of the process. It takes some time to settle into the world of preparedness. You get an understanding …

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Waste Management after SHTF

Waste Management after SHTF - Planning your waste management strategy is such a big part of prepping. While most preppers are happy to fill the shelves with inventory, few consider where all those cans and that packaging is going to go when the trash man stops coming.

Just because the world falls apart does not mean the waste stops. In fact, it could be a time of great waste buildup as people are going to be home more than ever and opening up all the food they have on hand. That packaging has to go somewhere and with waste services offline, it …

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The Importance of Written Plans

The Importance of Written Plans - The emergency binder is a crucial part of full scale preparedness. Don't skimp on this. It doesn't take much money but it takes thought and that is important.  Sit down and plan it all out. Also, explain it to your family.

You can look at prepping in a couple ways. In one sense it is a list of tasks and burdens that have to be addressed in order for you and your loved ones to be prepared for what could be. Or you can look at it as a lifelong journey full of all sorts of …

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Tool of the Urban Escape & Evasion (E&E)

Tool of the Urban E & E - This selection of urban survival tools can be expanded upon and can be used in other methods. It is, however, imperative that you have at least these for gaining access.

When we look over the landscape of any urban area and consider the chaos that will erupt. It’s easy to understand why urban escape & evasion tactics will be necessary. In fact, anyone at any time is going to be a target in the urban collapse environment. People will have value and they will be …

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Urban Survival Communications

Urban Survival Communications - Urban survival communications are just one part of a full scale plan to survive the chaos of an urban disaster. When you are debating investing in survival coms just remember the old adage, knowledge is power.

There are some very real struggles when it comes to the urban survivor.  Your best bet is to get away from highly populated areas unless you have developed a powerful community that is prepared to defend your town or city. That will be a struggle. Either way, one of the first things you are going …

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Fighting Cold and Flu Naturally

Fighting Cold and Flu Naturally - Use these herbs to make things like tinctures and decoctions or even teas. you can use there to get the essence into your body and help you heal.

The season has come. We are facing the whirlwind of a number things like voting, flu season, holidays and the downright cold of it all! Most importantly is the struggle to stay healthy and happy. Long gone are the days of heading off to the doctor and just getting a customary antibiotic. Thankfully most doctors …

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Camping in the Winter

Camping in the Winter - There are all sorts of ways to make it through a tough night of winter camping. Of course, it all comes down to a basic understanding of how heat moves and the importance of insulation.

The camping season seems to come and go so fast. For those of us without large tracts of land its downright heartbreaking.  You find yourself stuck in the house again. You are watching bushcraft videos from your couch and just yearning to get back outside. Of course, you are hindered by the cold temperatures. That …

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Your Safe Water Plan

Your Safe Water Plan - Having a safe water plan can change all of that. You see water is a multi tiered resource and you should approach it as such.

Water is everything in survival. If you were held at gunpoint and had to hand over all of your preps one by one. The water filters and purification should be the last thing you hand over.  That’s just the reality of how precious that water can be. You have to know that water is going …

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Preparing for the Holidays

Like it or not the holidays have arrived. Whether its the roasted turkey type or the presents under fir type, its all coming full speed ahead. To be honest, it is a time of great joy. Its a time when the whole world draws closer to God and for the most part that can only …

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