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 →
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Posted on February 25, 2016 by Tara Dodrill
Posted on February 11, 2016 by Tara Dodrill
Posted on August 19, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Are you prepared to survive during a long-term disaster when you can’t call a doctor? Medical preparedness is often the most difficult part of any preparedness plan. Even if you have some type of emergency medical training or are super lucky and have a doctor in your mutual assistance group, garnering needed medications will still ultimately be an issue.
Stocking up on over-the-counter medicine, using medications designed to aid animals, or stockpiling prescription... Continue Reading →
Posted on August 5, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Mason jars are a staple item for nearly all preppers and homesteading families. The sturdy jars are first and foremost used to pressure can the annual harvest, but they possess a plethora of other potential uses as well.
Oil lamps are one of those items that often gets passed down from ge... Continue Reading →
Posted on July 29, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Summer is not only a time for BBQs, baseball games, and trips to the beach. The most glorious months of the year are also a perfect time to practice your preps. Getting the entire family involved in SHTF drills and enhancing your physical readiness can be both a fun and potentially life-saving endeavor.
Pre... Continue Reading →
Posted on July 15, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Posted on July 8, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Survival food is always near the top of any prepper "must have" list. Growing and raising your own food as well as watching for great deals on long-term storage food are common and potentially life-saving preparedness activities.
Learning how to preserve your garden crops and livestock offerings will help stretch your prepping budget dollars and ensure that your loved ones will not... Continue Reading →
Posted on June 10, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Growing your own food is just the first step in becoming more secure and self-reliant. Sure, most preppers, homesteading families, and off-the-grid folks know how to can and dehydrate their garden produce. But turning what you grow into complete meals and using your livestock to sustain a family is a bit more involved than simply plucking crisp veggies out of the garden.
Pamela Gail Peters, or "Grannie Pam," has turned showing others how to take charge of the fam... Continue Reading →
Posted on April 27, 2015 by Brian Meyer
The contents of your Every Day Carry, or EDC are something that’s very specific to your personal needs and ability to carry items. If you carry a backpack around everywhere then your EDC can be significantly larger than someone just working with his or her pockets, making this a truly unique setup for every person.
There are a few key items you should always include in an EDC setup though, including a knife/multitool, small notepad, and a flashlight amongst others. While vastly useful and important, many people skimp on the flashlight in their EDC setup, leavi... Continue Reading →
Posted on November 10, 2014 by Brian Meyer
Photo Credit: ApocalypsePACK.com
It usually takes a massive world event to bring the idea of prepping into the minds of new people, and with the world today, those seem to come on a fairly regular basis. Whether it’s the massive tornadoes that wipe out towns in the Midwest, to the Ebola scare or even threat of terrorist attack; the need for prepping is being seen by more and more people than ever before.
If you’re a ... Continue Reading →
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