Prepping for any SHTF scenario begins with ensuring that the three basics of survival can be met – food, clothing, and shelter. Preppers focus on the short-term, the first one to three months after a... Continue Reading →
Author Archives: Tara Dodrill
Posted on March 14, 2016 by Tara Dodrill
Posted on March 4, 2016 by Tara Dodrill
Preppers and off the grid homesteading families grow and raise the bulk of what goes onto their dinner tables, so keeping their crops and animals safe is a priority. Protecting the crops from critters and keeping the livestock safely tucked inside their pens often requires a lot of of fencing.
Putting in fencing is a physically demanding and tedious task. I have had enough sore lower back muscles and blisters on my hands to contest to how laborious a day spent putting up ... Continue Reading →
Posted on February 25, 2016 by Tara Dodrill
Many preppers and survivalists not only stockpile long-term storage food to make ready for a SHTF scenario, but they also perfect their aim so they can take down copious amounts of wild game as well. It would be a mistake to assume that because you are an expert shot and a quality hunter, you do not need to grow your own groceries or pile up buckets... Continue Reading →
Posted on February 18, 2016 by Tara Dodrill
Posted on February 11, 2016 by Tara Dodrill
Posted on February 8, 2016 by Tara Dodrill
Learning the basics of homesteading, even if you are not fortunate enough to live on a rural farm surrounded by livestock, will increase your level of self-reliance skills while enhancing the chances of surviving a TEOTWAWKI disaster.
Homesteading skills will become valuable bar... Continue Reading →
Posted on January 26, 2016 by Tara Dodrill
Making your own cooking oil is a must for dedicated homesteading families and preppers. While you can use butter made from your dairy cow’s milk to cook and fry many food items, oil will still be a very beneficial item to have in ample supply after the SHTF.
Although there are various typ... Continue Reading →
Posted on January 14, 2016 by Tara Dodrill
The government is giving away free land and farming equipment. Sort of. If you are eagerly awaiting the day that you can buy your dream land and build a prepper retreat or start This entry was posted in Homesteading and tagged USDA, grants, free land, homesteading, survival, prepping, preppers, food supply on January 14, 2016 .
Posted on January 7, 2016 by Tara Dodrill
Posted on January 6, 2016 by Tara Dodrill
Calling 911 will most likely not be an option during a massive or long-term disaster. Medical preparedness is often considered the most difficult obstacle when forming a well-rounded and thorough survival plan. Enhancing our first aid skills by taking a course is one important way to increase the chance of surviving a SHTF scenario. Learning how to use available items to naturally prevent, treat and cure common ailments is an equally important aspect of medical preppi... Continue Reading →