Category: Homesteading


The Power of the Oak in Survival

Trees don't die in the winter. While most of the plants in your foraging profile will wind up dead in the winter, the trees will be there.

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. Trees don’t die in the winter. While most of the plants in your foraging profile will wind up dead in the winter, the trees will …

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The Best of Survival Reading

It may be hard to believe but some people still read!

It may be hard to believe but some people still read! While publishing is not what it used to be there are still many people who are out there who love to cozy up to a good book. Do you know your options when it comes to survival?   Survival Fiction Many preppers have been …

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The Holiday Prepping Talk

Its so rare that we are altogether. With the hustle and bustle of life we are always doing something.

It’s so rare that we are all together. With the hustle and bustle of life, we are always doing something. The days of a whole family Sunday dinner seem to be in the past. Instead, we reserve our formal gatherings for the holidays and we take to them with voracity.   As rare as it …

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The Delight of Christmas Cookies

We all get a little permission to into the cookie jar during Christmas. It could be one of the reasons we love the season so much.

We all get a little permission to dig into the cookie jar during Christmas. It could be one of the reasons we love the season so much. Ya know, for all the debauchery that our society allows we sure are hard on ourselves when it comes to treats. When the Christmas seasons comes, however, things get …

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Nontraditional Gardening Methods

Non Traditional Gardening Methods - How and where you grow food is going to be a big consideration during a SHTF scenario. Now is the time to explore a variety of gardening methods and food production methods.

Most of our gardens are shut down for the year. The cold weather is blowing in and it’s time to start padding up ourselves for the winter to come. Without much yard work to do, you might find that you have some extra time. Well, now is the time to start planning for next years …

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USB Survival Power

Disasters are thieves. They take things without permission or remorse.

Disasters are thieves. They take things without permission or remorse. One of the things they take is power. We have so much that is dependent on electricity and when that current is shut off things get tough. It’s not because we cannot survive without it but because we are so used to having it around. …

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Caring for Livestock Through the Winter

Even the urban homesteader has the option of keeping a few birds these days. Its not just about gardening anymore.

Even the urban homesteader has the option of keeping a few birds these days. It’s not just about gardening anymore. People all over the nation are keeping things like ducks, rabbits, and chickens right in the city limits of some localities. If you feel like you want to do this sort of thing yourself, check …

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Budget Friendly Prepper Gifts

This the season to be jolly. Are you compiling a list for your non prepper spouse or are you looking to get the perfect gift for that special prepper in your life.

This the season to be jolly. Are you compiling a list for your non-prepper spouse or are you looking to get the perfect gift for that special prepper in your life. If so, I want you to read this article as we are going to talk about some budget friendly gift options for preppers. While …

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The Power of Self Sufficient Reading

The old adage is still true today: knowledge is power. 

The old adage is still true today: knowledge is power.  While it may not look like it based on the power that pop culture yields its still very true. We are awash in different forms of knowledge and that is one of the perks of our society today. We have videos and podcast, we have …

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The Incredible Skills of the Pioneers

For those who forged east of the Appalachians and even further to the west coast life was hard.

For those who forged east of the Appalachians and even further to the west coast life was hard. These pioneers might as well have been special forces soldiers compared to the modern humans of today. Their ability to work hard, use tangible skills and understand the natural world is something few people can imitate today. …

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