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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Knives are for Processing First

Since the advent of the survivalist culture, knives have taken a serious hit both figuratively and literally.

Since the advent of the survivalist culture, knives have taken a serious hit both figuratively and literally. It has been a situation where the survival knife has become the only knife worth having and it should be able to do everything for you. Well, that is not how it should be and its not how …

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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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Lightweight Backpacking and its Survival Applications

Lightweight Backpacking and its Survival Applications - We all need some serious motivation and sometimes taking a break from prepping. Burnout is real. However, if we can find a different activity or hobby to gather our steam behind and apply it to our prepping it can make a big difference.

There are legions of extreme ultralight backpackers that hit the trails each year. They are determined to shave every ounce they can from their packs and travel with the bare minimum.  While this as much obsession as it is technique, there is a lot we can learn from these backpackers. When you lighten the load …

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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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Healing Herbs for the Windowsill Garden

As the world started to back away from antibiotics it was easy for them to turn back towards the old methods of healing.

As the world started to back away from antibiotics it was easy for them to turn back towards the old methods of healing. It is always surprising how effective old methods of healing the body can be. It would seem that we forgot what an incredible machine our bodies are. One of the best ways …

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Can You Process an Animal?

The woods are full of life. This chunk of North American land is full of life.

The woods are full of life. This chunk of North American land is full of life. When coming to the continent the settlers believed that there were no limits to the wild resources of this continent. Imagine seeing a landscape of limitless potential like the North American Continent. Now here is something to blow you …

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Cooking Game Meat

During a collapse that forces people to leave their homes and execute some form of bugout process, many people are going to look to the natural world for answers.

During a collapse that forces people to leave their homes and execute some form of bugout process, many people are going to look to the natural world for answers. Many are going to move into the woods and make an attempt at living off the land. Living off the land is no easy feat. Aside …

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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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Unconventional Living and The Benefits

All over the nation people are having their own small revolutions. They are looking for new ways to live.

All over the nation, people are having their own small revolutions. They are looking for new ways to live. They are running away from everything they saw their parents go through. The 9-5 life behind a desk seems completely unappealing to many. Maybe its the tower of debt that young people face coming out of …

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