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It’s June! Mid to Late Summer Vegetable Gardening

It's June

Even the most avid gardeners have a bad year! Any number of things can keep you out of the garden in April and May, weather problems, work commitments, family problems . . . we've all been there. But don't give up on your summer vegetable garden just ... Read More

Just in time shipping and your family’s survival

just in time shipping

Back in the day when I clothed my kids in Gymboree from head to toe, the sales clerks could almost always manage to find the size I needed by, "checking in the back."  Every store has a stockroom in the back where, presumably, massive quantities of ... Read More

In Case The Zombies Get You…Death Preparedness

death preparedness

Death is not a pleasant eventuality to prepare for and many of us try not to think about it. Still it is one of the most important possibilities to prepare for. Not preparing leaves other people to decide what will happen to your body, children, ... Read More

How to Make Herbal Tinctures

how to make an herbal tincture

Making Tinctures for Herbal Preparedness Herbal extracts, also called tinctures, are one of the best ways to include herbal remedies in your emergency preparedness preps. Tinctures are concentrated and have a long shelf life- much longer than dried ... Read More

Snake Bite Smarts for Wilderness Survival

wilderness snake bite help

For people venturing outdoors to hike, backpack, camp, hunt, or just enjoy the wilderness, snakebites are a scary possibility, and yet more people die each year from being crushed by vending machines than from snake bites. Now, that’s not to say ... Read More

7 Prepper Steps You Should Have Taken Yesterday

basic prepper steps

We all have things we know we should have already done in life. Preppers are no different. Here are the top 7 prepper steps you should have already taken care of: Evaluated your health.  Health is everything and physical fitness needs to be an ... Read More

Off-Grid Living: Take Care of Personal Hygiene 

off grid Personal Hygiene

The vast majority of people want to be clean and hygienic. Daily showers or baths (sometimes more than one!), multiple hand washings, and brushing teeth a couple times per day is the norm. If the grid goes down, we will still want to be clean, but it ... Read More

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