Survivalism

The Top 8 Deadly Myths About Survivalism

Our survivalism story, in a nutshell Hi! I’m Sheila. For the last several years, our family, my husband Dan, our son Jesse and I, have been living what some may call the “survivalist” lifestyle.  Actually, we live off-grid (so far off the grid that there is no landline and no cell phone service available), self-sufficient life.  We’re not here to get away from the world for a few days while chaos happens and calms down. We don’t think that’s what …

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12 Tips for Living Out of Your Car

If you need knowledge, read a book. If you want to really know something, experience is the best teacher. When it comes to living out of your car, the best advice is going to come from people who have actually done it for more than just a week or two. Your vehicle will provide shelter from the weather, lodging, kitchen and eating facilities, and, of course, transportation. No matter how you look at it, living out of your car is …

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6 Essential Attributes of Successful Survivalists

Having lived off the grid for the last 7 years, you see ’em come, and you see ’em go.  The dozens of people we’ve seen succeed in this lifestyle and the dozens of people we’ve seen fail has given us a keen eye to the attributes necessary to be a survivalist.  Like we’ve told many people before, no matter how prepared you think you are, you’re gonna go through some changes!  So after many years of observation, below are listed …

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A day in the life of a survivalist mom

Thank you for the wonderful response to my article, Top 8 Deadly Myths About Survival.  Many of you wrote asking for more information about the day-to-day life.   Here’s a peek at a typical non-winter day. It’s noon-ish.  The first round of chores are pretty much done.  So far today, here is what we’ve been up to: Woke up at 4:00 a.m. because a pack of coyotes was howling too close to the chicken coop and we had to let the …

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