Ten Plants for Edible Landscapes

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Phillip Meeks. Phillip submitted another article titled, "Six Lessons From the Ultralight Backpacking Movement". We routinely think of a garden as...

Bugging out with Someone Who Has Dementia

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Saffron. We routinely discuss the prospects of leaving our home and trudging off into the wilderness in search of safety from...

Prepping for Disaster with Kids

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Benjamin Burns. Benjamin talks about a subject so many of us have to consider. As my children get older and more...

Prepping for Wildfires

Today we focus on how you can begin prepping for wildfires. This is helpful in many SHTF issues including nuclear war and civil unrest so even if you feel wildfires are unlikely in your neighborhood.

Affordable Off-Grid Solar Electric

Would you like to add off-grid solar to your preps, but think it’s too expensive? I’ll show you how to build an inexpensive system that can grow, as funds become available.

The Attitude of Survival

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Wendy. Survival is not guaranteed by an awesome assortment of tools and gadgets. Many times throughout history, when lives were on...

Survival Scenario: Any Car Is Better Than No Car

What is vital is that you have a RELIABLE vehicle regardless of how modest or basic it is.

Save on Prepping Supplies: Tax-Free and On-Sale

Sometimes though, even when it’s not a preparedness-related sale, there are things we can stock up on that applies directly to preparing for the worst. Today we talk about how you can save on prepping supplies.

Organizing Your Survival Kit into Levels

When I plan out my survival kit or gear, I think of it in levels. Each level has a purpose and compliments the others. One level of kit has duplicate items as the others so you can resupply your lower level kits or it has more robust items that may weigh heavier and require more logistics.

Understanding Seed Types and Their Importance

Maybe we’re stuck in a rut because of the things we read about seeds, and maybe aren't really and truly understanding seed types and some of the terms we see.

The Most Important Book to Possess After the Apocalypse

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Robert Boivin. Resources for learning skills that you might not currently posses come in many forms, but books seem to make...

8 Easy Ways Your Smartphone Can Help You Guard Your House

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Jason. Round 2 of the contest is open now so if you have always wanted to share your prepping perspective and...

Beyond the Bug Out Bag

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Ben Wallace. If you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly win a $300 Amazon Gift...

Planning for the Prepper Wannabes

The person or people in front of you are not a danger they are just PWBs’ - Prepper wannabes. They are scared and it's obvious they aren't prepared for the SHTF event you are going through.

When Darkness Falls

Survival assured by matching one’s skills and ability to adapt to the problems at hand. The problem will be whatever threatens our well-being and existence.

Why Every Survivalist Needs a Pair of Binoculars

When you are scouring lists of equipment to prepare you for any survival situation, binoculars aren’t often found. However, you should seriously consider keeping a pair around. From hunting animals to scouting missions, binoculars are exceptionally useful in a survivalist scenario.

Building a Prepper Tool Kit the Thrifty (Aka Cheap) Way

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from PAD Commander. You can add the items below in his prepper tool kit to your list of prepping supplies for acquisition...

Plan Now: Getting Home from the Holidays

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Bobcat-Prepper. In just a few days, millions of us will be loading down the family vehicles and hitting the highway or ...

Don’t Get Stranded Without a Get Home Bag

You need to make sure if your family is with you can survive for a short time period while getting to your home or to a survivable situation

Who Do You Absolutely Trust… with Your Life?

What if every stranger you encounter represents a potential or real threat to the safety of your family and/or to your community, whether large or small? If that happens, who can you trust?

An Outsiders View on Prepping – Things Nobody Talks About

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Roy who much to my amazement, said he composed this article entirely on his iPhone!   In studying everything I can out there,...

Start Prepping Without Feeling Overwhelmed

For us it was the combination of hearing about the increasing devastation of more natural disasters in the U.S. and abroad, and seeing how many people lost their jobs and homes during the economic recession.

Thoughts About Prepping from an Ole Fart

You see, it is a mindset.. It is putting yourself mentally in a situation and seeing if you measure up.

Beating The Heat Old-School Southern Summer Style

There are a ton of ways we can help cool our bodies and little changes to activity and habits that can lower the heat in our homes, too, but for this article, I’m going to concentrate on the dwelling space itself.

Martial Law = Gun Confiscation? One Big Reason Why it is Unlikely

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Bolo. Many Prepper and survivalist web sites contain an abundance of material about the likelihood of gun confiscation in the aftermath of...

A Different Perspective on Survival Tips

I’m going to play devils advocate and attack several of the most common so-called “survival tips” preps so prevalent on the web today. I will even offer a suggestion or two.

Survival In Japan

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Mike Turner. Mike lives in Japan so his perspective is unique to most of us. In this article Mike shares tips...

Being Honest with Yourself: A Prepping Reality Check

I have compiled a selected few topics I think people should reevaluate in their lives and make and give yourself a prepping reality check.

Making a Living Post TEOTWAWKI

If the worst happens, have you given any thought to how you would be making a living post TEOTWAWKI?

12 Prepper Challenges for the New Year

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Mike Turner. OK, so you should be finished with those Turkey leftovers and the end of the year is racing toward...