On a Budget and Want to be Prepared? Read this eBook!

On a Budget and Want to be Prepared? Read this eBook!

We’re all at different points in our lives, not everyone has the resources or means to go out and buy all the things, whether expensive or ‘cheap’. We all have our version of what expensive and cheap is, too. No matter what your budget is, you CAN get prepared. There’s no need to get all prepared RIGHT NOW! I know the world is crazy, but we can take our time and work within our budget. I’ve written an eBook that…

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How to store food for specific diets for emergencies

How to store food for specific diets for emergencies

Are you currently on a specific diet? No matter the reason, maybe just for better health, doctor recommended, religious or to lose weight, as preppers we have the ability to plan to store certain foods to accommodate our specific diet. It can be tough to store food for specific diets because all we hear is “beans and rice”, but many diets simply won’t allow those types of foods. So what are you to do? I have a guest post up…

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How to Make a DIY Rain Water Barrel

How to Make a DIY Rain Water Barrel

Collecting water from the sky is one of the easiest ways to boost your home water storage supply. It’s easy, quick and affordable to make your own DIY rain water collection barrel. It took us an hour or so to make ours and cost us about $50. We’ve had it for about 2 years now, collecting water that falls from the sky! Want to create your own? Click here to read the full article that includes detailed instructions, pictures and…

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How to Put Together a Blackout/Lights Out Kit

How to Put Together a Blackout/Lights Out Kit

When the lights go out, you want to be prepared. You don’t want to be bumping around the house trying to find any source of light. What a blackout kit is not: There’s no need to put food or water or blankets or ANYTHING else inside of it. Why? Because it’s a blackout. Inside of your own house. You can easily access the food and water that is inside of your home. You wouldn’t bug out because of a blackout….

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FREE eBook! – 11 Skills Every Prepper Should Know

FREE eBook! – 11 Skills Every Prepper Should Know

There are so many skills that we as preppers and survivalist should know. The list could go on and on. In my latest eBook, I talk about 11 skills that I think are some of the most important skills to master. Are you a good communicator? Do you know multiple ways to start a fire? How’s your mindset? Check it out by downloading it for FREE at the link below. Click here —> 11 Skills Every Prepper Should Know And…

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Prepping 101: Bartering,Trading Items & Skills for SHTF

Prepping 101: Bartering,Trading Items & Skills for SHTF

There are a lot of things to consider when thinking about bartering and trading in SHTF. You’ll probably find a lot of articles online that talk about a million and 1 possible items to barter/trade. But let’s look at it from a realistic standpoint. Is this for bugging in or bugging out? If you’re planning to store a lot of items for bugging in purposes then as long as you have the room, you can store as many as you…

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Top 10 Items for Get Home Bag

Top 10 Items for Get Home Bag

Everyone loves to talk about a BOB, but what about the get home bag? Many of us won’t carry our bug out bags around with us in the car, though some of us do. For those of us who don’t desire to carry our bug out bags in our everyday vehicles, you should consider carrying a get home bag. This bag will help you get home in case you’ve been held up because of snow, flooding, construction, stranded, etc. There…

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What are the uses for water during an emergency?

What are the uses for water during an emergency?

This may seem like a silly blog to be writing about because I’m sure you’re going, “well, duh, water is for DRINKING!” However, water is used for a lot more than just drinking. It’s important to understand that when you plan your water storage needs that you’re planning for all of the following: Drinking Hygiene Cooking Cleaning Sure, you might be rationing your water a bit during an emergency, however, you still use water for all of the above purposes….

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Top 4 Wearable Fire Starters

Top 4 Wearable Fire Starters

I feel like I talk about fire starting skills and tools a lot. I talk about it a lot because fire can be the source of survival. It provides warmth, security, light, cooks food, boils water (for drinking) and lots more! In short, fire is awesome. I’m always trying to think of ways to have fire making tools and materials readily available to me no matter what situation. I have some on my keychain and in my diaper bag (which…

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