3M™ Kind Removal Silicone Tape – The “Ouchless” Medical Tape

You know the feeling. Someone is removing a well-stuck-on Band-Aid or medical tape  from your arm. You grimace, the Read More

5 Steps for Making a Personalized Threat Analysis

Whether you are just beginning with your preparedness or are a seasoned prepper, we have all Read More


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Using Social Media for Homesteading Bargains

July 13, 2014 Posted by:Brandy Schau Dibert
Using Social Media for Homesteading Bargains

Yard sales and flea markets are no longer restricted to summer weekends. Social media has helped us reach and communicate with more people than ever before. Social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest help us connect to more Read More

Try it Today! Preparedness Drills to Do with Your Kids

July 13, 2014 Posted by:Amy Van Riper
Try it Today! Preparedness Drills to Do with Your Kids

If your kids go to school, they have undoubtedly participated in a school fire drill. Most bus riders have gone through a bus evacuation drill out the back emergency door. Some schools are even conducting active shooter drills as preparedness Read More

5 Reasons Why Bugging IN is Smart

July 12, 2014 Posted by:LeAnn in Alaska
5 Reasons Why Bugging IN is Smart

I have seen many articles and posts about bugging out should some major disaster happen. These writers go on and on about having Bug Out Bags (BOBs) and heading to their Bug Out Location (BOL) to hide away until it Read More

Win CASH, Prizes, and have fun this Monday with a Sentry Safe Live Burn and me!

Join me on Monday, July 14, noon, for a special online event with Sentry Safe. Witness a Live Burn and watch a Sentry Safe, filled with cash, survive (or NOT!) in a flame-filled furnace! The safe will be filled with Read More

5 Tips for Maximizing Garden Produce

July 11, 2014 Posted by:Kathie Lapcevic
5 Tips for Maximizing Garden Produce

If you keep a garden of any size, it can be hard to keep up with a harvest that’s coming in at various points during the growing season. It can be a bit of a juggling act to eat what’s Read More

Review and Giveaway: “Forsaking Home” by A. American

Don’t miss your chance to win a complete set of the exciting “Survivalist” series by A. American! (Contest details follow the review.) When I had first agreed to review FORSAKING HOME, I didn’t realize I was picking up on book Read More

Small Batch Fruit Preserving

July 10, 2014 Posted by:Kathie Lapcevic
Small Batch Fruit Preserving

As we work on maximizing garden produce, we need to stretch our preservation skills to include small batches. Fruit sauces, butters, and syrups are all easy and tasty ways to put up small bits of produce before any spoilage occurs. It might seem Read More

Every Prepper Should Take a Look at the Purple Cows Laminator

Introduction/Inspiration I have a friend named Maureen. Maureen is ultra-organized, and I often feel inadequate in comparison to her organizational skills! I tend to have piles of paper that may or may not make it into their proper folders. Maureen Read More

The Reality of Coffee Filters for Preparedness Uses (Hint: Mostly Fail!)

WARNING: This article dispels commonly held beliefs about the uses of coffee filters for preparedness uses. One principle of survival is to use what you have available to accomplish your goals. One way to do this is by taking common Read More

OpSec lessons from a military wife (and brat)

July 07, 2014 Posted by:Sarah Anne Carter
OpSec lessons from a military wife (and brat)

It only takes putting a few pieces of a puzzle together to start seeing a clear picture. Lessons learned from Wartime I was 10 and living overseas on a military base when the Gulf War happened. Suddenly, OpSec (Operational Security) Read More

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