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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Preppers Need to Know Their Limitations

Preppers Need to Know Their Limitations - This is so scary to me. I think as preppers we must seriously measure our abilities. We should always be measuring and testing. Its the only way to get better. This article offers up a skill set that preppers should absorb as well. It is a skill that will keep them alive!

This is an issue in much of the prepper and survivalist world. This strange idea that our will can overcome legitimate injury or poor training is just as dangerous as not being prepared at all. I recently spoke with a …

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How to Beat Inflation

How to Beat Inflation — This is not a big read but its an important one. In today's world we think the larger the text the more important it is for us to read. We think the more important it is and the more impressive it is to read a larger text.

There is no nation that requires more of a correction than America. The nation is buried under 20+ trillion dollars of debt!  That is an astounding number that only a few people can really comprehend. Do you know what kind …

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More Important Than The Bug Out Bag…the “Get Home” Bag

More Important Than The Bug Out Bag…the “Get Home” Bag — The bugout is a perilous situation. There is not getting around the fact that the bugout may be your only option but it also might be your end.

The bugout is a perilous situation.   There is no getting around the fact that the bugout may be your only option but it also might be your end. We have serious inflation of abilities when it comes to staying …

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Food War: Grocery Shopping Versus Fresh Food

Food War: Grocery Shopping Versus Fresh Food - The author took a lot of time to seek out prices, labor and other stats that help solidify the point that growing food is cheaper and easier than spending money at the market. Side conversations about packaging and its effects are also very eye opening.

It is often said that a single person cannot make changes on the Macro level. That could be one of the biggest issues we are all having. We like control and freedom Image Credit: thegrownetwork.co  However, our ability to influence …

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UNDERSTANDING PREPAREDNESS: Preparing for the Unknown

UNDERSTANDING PREPAREDNESS: Preparing for the Unknown - This article is a broad look at the picture of survival. I enjoyed this collection of topics and ideas that act to remind us the importance of what we do.

What is the real picture of survival? How does it all play out? The truth is we don’t know. Sure, there have been societal collapse events all over the globe but we have never seen the US in a societal …

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Foraging for a Coffee Replacement After SHTF

Two Wild Alternatives to Coffee - This process of identification and the recipe for these two wild alternatives to coffee is written up by one of the best authors on the topic of outdoor survival. You will find both pretty easy to identify and when you get comfortable with foraging and roasting them the drink will be part of your outdoor arsenal as well.

The dawn of a new workday brings many things to the forefront. Kids have to be ushered to and fro, reports completed, meetings held or postponed and all the while we must carry on as the survivors we are. Image …

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Organizing Your Pantry In 5 Simple Steps

Organizing Your Pantry In 5 Simple Steps - The author clearly has some great advice and pictures to go along with that advice. Organization is a choice that we all make. Its also a never ending process. There is no on button for organizing.

If space is the greatest enemy then organization is our greatest ally. For preppers and survivalists, we have our pantries stuffed to the gills in most cases but if we aren’t utilizing our space effectively we could be missing out …

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How Minimalist Living Changes Everything

Striving for Minimalist Living (and how its changing my life!) - This is an article by a homesteading woman who explains her challenges and successes while striving to live a minimalist lifestyle. We read it, we talk it but many of us willingly do it.

This wild world of bloated materialism is exhausting. The lengths we go to keep up with the Joneses leaves us stressed out and miserable. The goal many of us are after is minimalist living. We are in a wash of …

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Why Build a Cheap DIY Carbon Air Filter

Sew Your Own Carbon Air Filter for $10 - This carbon air filter is a very interesting project on its own let alone with modified. I like to consider shrinking something like this to filter a gas mask or what about filtering air into a bunker? There are a lot of possibilities once you get the base materials and process created.

The survival uses are varied and  there are so many directions you can go once you understand the basics of creating this carbon air filter. Are you keeping carbon on hand? I recommend keeping activated charcoal around for both survival …

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Are you Prepared for Child Abduction

Just How Easily Can a Child Abduction Can Happen? - In 2016, almost half a million children in the United States were reported as missing. 465,676 little ones just disappeared one day.

Children go missing each and every day in this nation. Some show up hiding in the closet of their home. Some children never come home.  Could there be a greater scar to bear in this life? What steps should we, …

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