Top 4 Emergency Shelter Ideas

Shelter is generally #2 on my list (#1 is water). However, it’s still important. When we think about shelter, we need to keep in mind that the clothes on our back and our surroundings can help us with shelter. For instance, the hat on your hat provides some good shelter from the sun. Or that…



Do you know where the nearest Nuclear Power Reactors are to you?

This post isn’t to scare you, it’s to simply inform you of a potential danger in case of a wide spread emergency or disaster or even a small leak. Nuclear power plants generate a lot of power all across the world. However, they can also be quite dangerous if people are no longer around or…



Top 5 Survival/Prepper Fire Starters & Fire Starting Tips

Instafire – I don’t watch much TV but apparently the inventors of this product were on Shark Tank! Instafire is truly awesome. It lights easily and you only need a little bit to get a good fire started. It says it will only start 4 fires, but I can start a lot more fires with…



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…