How to Survive a Flash Flood

Flash flooding is one of the most dangerous natural disasters you can find yourself in the midst of, because they are generally without warning and they happen, literally, in a flash.

How to Set up an Apothecary Patch

This week on our homesteading survival retreat was spent with my husband and son-in-law running heavy equipment to improve our ½-mile uphill into the middle of the woods driveway after a winter and spring of historic rains.

Survival. Go It Alone or In a Group?

Acommon, fun theoretical question that you’ll hear pop up among preppers, shooters, outdoorsmen, and other red-blood types is, “who do you want with you after, or during the apocalypse?”

10 Ways to Use Cardboard for Survival

When you find yourself in a survival situation, you need to have the knowledge to make use of what you can find. In the woods or a more rural environment, the resources available to you may be different than the ones you’ll find in a more urban environment.

How to Survive a House Fire

House fires kill around 3,000 people every year. There are nearly 400,000 residential fires every year. In those house fires, there is an average of 7 deaths per day.

Rechargeable Batteries Solar Charger

The following solar powered battery charger (pictured above) is a practical preparedness item to have for charging typical consumer-size AA & AAA batteries including C & D. When the power grid goes down, the sun keeps shining. We can harness that energy. And in this case as a rechargeable batteries solar charger: Solar 11-in-1 Battery […]

Do I Still Need a Bug Out Bag if I am Bugging In?

In order to be able to answer this question, we must first define the terms.

Should Prepping Run Your Life?

Should prepping run your life? The short answer is absolutely yes!

Do You Keep Bottled Water Kept In A Hot Car?

How many of you have kept plastic water bottles in your car during the summer?

Foods For Survival

Stockpiling food in preparation for a long-term disaster is essential for your survival. But, if you do not stash the right type of food, truly healthy food, the chances of you and your loved ones making it through a SHTF scenario, could be greatly diminished.