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 →
Tag Archives: preppers
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 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 December 16, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Prepping for a nuclear disaster can be an overwhelming and scary task. While the basics of survival remain the same despite the triggering incident, living through radiation exposure requires planning far beyond the standard food, clothing and shelter criteria.
Posted on November 11, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Preppers are experts at penny-pinching and finding multiple uses for many of the items in their survival stockpiles. Expanding upon that notion, I decided to do some research and conduct a thorough inventory of the “non-preps” already gathering a bit of dust around the house.
The results of my very unscientifi... Continue Reading →
Prepping With Babies: Everything You Need To Know To Prepare The Entire Family For A Long-Term Disaster
Posted on November 5, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Incorporating babies into your preparedness plan, both current and future little bundles of joy, takes a significant amount of detailed planning. We have four incredibly intelligent and adorable grandchildren ranging in age from not-quite-here-yet to 17. Thoroughly reviewing their essential needs and developing a plan to meet those needs ... Continue Reading →
Posted on October 21, 2015 by Tara Dodrill