The Four Organizations Preppers Need Now

Posted On: August 26, 2014
The Four Organizations Preppers Need Now

Preppers should always be learning and increasing their knowledge base. I believe they should also always Read More

Prepping on the Sly

Posted On: September 01, 2014
Prepping on the Sly

Two years ago, my husband thought I was nuts to imagine a life without electricity, gas, Read More


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Smart Survival Strategies for Kids: Forbidden Items at School

It may not be every parent’s very worst nightmare, but it certainly ranks up there if your kids are in public school. What if your kid has a forbidden item in school? It could be an accident, or something they Read More

A Famine Menu — A Bare-Bones Food Storage Plan

August 22, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
A Famine Menu — A Bare-Bones Food Storage Plan

  I found this “famine menu” on a political forum, of all things, several years ago. There was no link to an original post nor was any author listed. I liked the plan and wanted to share it because too Read More

Keeping Your Cool – When There’s No Air Conditioning.

It was a record breaking 114 degrees in West Texas, and as luck would have it, our air conditioner broke! Pregnant, and living paycheck to paycheck, I had to find ways to cool down and QUICK! What I remember the Read More

Personal Protective Equipment

August 21, 2014 Posted by:Jim Cobb
Personal Protective Equipment

Virtually any natural disaster will entail a fair amount of cleanup. Whether we’re talking about downed trees or mountains of snow to be shoveled, it seems that once the initial crisis has ended, the real work begins. With all that Read More

Five Misconceptions About Herbal Preparedness

August 20, 2014 Posted by:Agatha Noveille
Five Misconceptions About Herbal Preparedness

As an herbalist and a prepper, I have noticed several common misconceptions people have about using herbs in general, but that especially apply to people interested in learning about herbs for preparedness. These misunderstandings usually come from overly simplified ideas Read More

Ticks: How to Safely Remove This Parasite From Your Skin

August 19, 2014 Posted by:Robert Camp
Ticks: How to Safely Remove This Parasite From Your Skin

Summer is here in all its glory and so are those blood-thirsty little arachnids, ticks! If you are hiking through an infested area, these tiny eight-legged creature will wait on brush, shrubs, bushes, grass or low growing plants and cling Read More

Canning Home Preserved Peach Jam

August 18, 2014 Posted by:Courtney Wollam
Canning Home Preserved Peach Jam

Sweet Preservation was generous enough to send me a big ol’ box of peaches. My husband LOVES peaches, and although I’ve never worked with them before (they’re not my favorite) I was super-excited to make something that he would enjoy. Read More

What if You’re Forced to Homeschool?

August 17, 2014 Posted by:Amy Van Riper
What if You’re Forced to Homeschool?

A new school year is almost here. If your children attend school outside your home, have you ever thought about what would happen if their school was closed for an extended period of time? The most likely to occur disastrous events Read More

6 Reasons to Stockpile Blankets

August 16, 2014 Posted by:Kathie Lapcevic
6 Reasons to Stockpile Blankets

Don’t pass up those older, maybe even oddly colored, blankets at thrift stores and yard sales. Those cheap blankets can serve many purposes and can easily be tucked into corners until needed. You should keep a small stockpile or several of Read More

Choosing a Folding Knife

August 15, 2014 Posted by:Jim Cobb
Choosing a Folding Knife

Folding knives are often the blades of choice when it comes to every day carry (EDC). Let’s face it, they are far easier to toss into a purse or slip into a pocket than their fixed blade counterparts. But, there Read More

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