5 Types of Preparedness Lists To Stay Organized

I’m all about lists. I love making lists because it helps me focus on what I need to do. If I just keep the information stuck in my mind, then there’s a good chance that it’ll never actually come to fruition. For me, writing it down is a vital part to making things happen. This is…



Mountain House Ambassador

I’m proud to announce I’m now an Ambassador for Mountain House. I love Mountain House because it’s fresh, hearty food and it’s reasonably priced. You may already be familiar with Mountain House, they’re the brand behind the ultimate in delicious freeze-dried meals that are lightweight, easy to prepare, and a key ingredient to any preparedness…



I Hate Trail Mix – I can’t be the only one!

I have bought so much trail mix over the years, knowing that it’s a good source of a quick bite to eat while hiking or camping or for my BOB. It’s been shoved down my throat by so many people that “TRAIL MIX IS SO GOOD FOR YOU. YOU MUST EAT IT. OMG SO GOOD….



Do you feel too comfortable in your prepping/survival skills?

I was watching an episode of Dual Survival and Cody made a good point. He talked about how he may have all the skills on how to make a fire, but just because he has those skills, he shouldn’t rest on his laurels. Sometimes, even when he does everything right to make a fire, it…



Gift Ideas for the Unprepared – Holiday Survival Kits

Do you know someone who isn’t a prepper, but you want to help them be prepared for emergencies and disasters? Above is a video that I did in 2015 that goes over some ideas.   Here are some really easy ideas: Car Kit – Make them a nice car kit that they can easily stash…



Has Social Media Ruined Hunting?

Let me preface this by saying that I am thrilled when I see ANYONE get a successful hunt. I’m also thrilled to just see people out hunting, regardless if they are successful or not. Contrary to popular belief, the hunting community is pretty small. According to a report taken in 2011 by The U.S. Fish…



Be Prepared Must Haves Of The Week: LifeStraw, Lantern & Maglula

Here are the ‘Be Prepared’ must haves for the week of 10/17/2016. I’ll never recommend anything that I have not used personally myself. LifeStraw: I’ve had the LifeStraw since 2012. I’ve even tried it out in a pond and did not get sick, shown here: (that was me in 2013 when I owned the company…



How To Survive Anything by Tim MacWelch and Outdoor Life [Book Review]

There are a ton of survival books out there that boast ‘how to survive anything’, but very rarely do they mention anything outside of the zombie apocalypse. This book, however, talks about realistic situations from hurricanes to how to to deal with an armed madman and all the way to social collapse. I feel like…



Top 3 Fire Starters That Should be in Every Survival Kit

The bow drill is a good skill to have and all for when you’re dumped into the forest with nothing but a knife. But it’s not exactly the easiest fire making skill. The point of being prepared is to be able to acquire not only the skills but the proper equipment as well in order…



The Survival Summit – Survival Land Navigation DVD Review

This is a review of the DVD by The Survival Summit called “Survival Land Navigation“. I love The Survival Summit. They are personable, knowledgable and crank out amazing informative survival related DVDs. I’ve already done a review of their Escape and Evasion DVD, you can check it out on my YouTube channel. I gave that DVD…