What Can We Learn from History About Food When SHTF?

By learning about what happened, and knowing that history repeats, we can prepare better and avoid making the same mistakes when SHTF again.

No Excuse for Starving

Faced with a SHTF event, I know that the acquisition of security, shelter, food, and water will be imperative to ensuring my family’s survival.

Learning from History: Take-Away Lessons from When SHTF in the Past

By learning about what happened in previous generations, and knowing that history repeats, we can prepare better and avoid making the same mistakes when SHTF again.

Why I Decide to Pack More Than 72 Hours Ahead

What would you do if it was longer than that or you faced a serious crisis that took the world to its knees?

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.

EDC During SHTF and Why “Tacticool” Might Just Get You Killed: Part I

The EDC during SHTF will likely be different. What do you plan on carrying every day when it all goes to hell?

Why Should You Be a Prepper?

You are the only person that is going to truly provide adequate emergency supplies and protection for yourself when a disaster strikes on a large scale.

Lessons Learned: From Coupons to Prepping

I use coupons all the time and I am stockpiling so that my family has food later. I am stocking up to barter but most of the items I got free or for hardly anything.

Preppers Need to Continuously Practice Situational Awareness

Normally, having our attention diverted to “something else”—even if it’s only to a voice in cyber-space—is “no big deal”

How to Live Off Grid Successfully

If you have been wondering how to live off grid - "is it really possible?" and "Can I do it?" the short answer to all of these questions is, "Yes!

Making a Living Post TEOTWAWKI

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

Prepping Your Family: Whether They Are All Aboard…or NOT

“All Aboard!” Easily understood when shouted by the conductor of a train—either get yourself “on board” or be left behind.

Providing Hospital Care in SHTF

I got to thinking about what I would do with 32 years nursing experience and most of that in trauma if I had a person laid up in bed and was faced with providing hospital care in SHTF and why.

Tactical Walking Tips for Bugging out on Foot

In this piece he offers great advice and tips for security considerations if you are faced with the reality of bugging out on foot.

Making Homemade Wine – Who’s Got the Hooch?

Knowing how to make homemade wine is probably one of the most important skills to know and master in a post-apocalyptic world if you intend to barter for survival or just escape reality for a couple of hours.

11 Ways Your Prepping Skills Pay Off In Everyday Life

We have situations every day that we need to be ready for so let’s see how your prepping skills work out in these situations.

Prepper Conditioning: Total Body Fitness for When the SHTF

Surviving is just the first step to survival. If you struggle with the basic physical abilities to easily get through some of the things I have discussed above, what good will the 2 years of food, hundreds of gallons of water, or thousands of rounds of ammunition do for you when the shit hits the fan?

Long Term Food Storage: Benefits of Storing Wheat

Even these individuals should consider storing wheat in some measure, and I'll be discussing the reasons why at the end of this article.

Who Are the Real Terrorists?

Who are the real terrorists and what is terrorism?

Raising Rabbits: One Size Fits All Prepper Solution?

Rabbits truly are the “one-size-fits-all” preppers domestic livestock and after reading the reasons why raising rabbits could be ideal for any prepper, we think you will agree.

The Golden Hour: What to Do in the First 60 Minutes of SHTF

In this Golden Hour things you do and do not do will have a profound effect on your chances of a decent survival outcome.

SHTF Plan: Preparing for a Power Outage

The number one thing I prepare for is a POWER OUTAGE when SHTF. Every SHTF series of events, includes the inevitable power outage. In fact, whenever the power goes out, even temporarily, I wonder if SHTF has arrived.

Five Step Mental Practice for Psychological Preparedness

Psychological preparedness is a radically important part of survivalism and might possibly be the determining factor for long term survivalism. In fact, the first step toward getting prepared is making a conscious affirmation to develop a will to live.

Politics in a Post-Apocalyptic World

The most important rediscovery in a post-apocalyptic world will be fried-chicken. Fried chicken will not only be a catalyst for a post-apocalyptic civilization, it will divide humanity into two distinct subgroups.

My SHTF Lifestyle: Preparing to Create Happiness

I hope that others benefit from my slightly different ideas on what a SHTF lifestyle could look like. When I first began preparing I looked for lists of preparedness items and tried my best to purchase as many as possible.

Using REAL EVENTS to Educate, Train and Practice

It is important that everyone in your family or in your group understands not only the world we live in but also that threatening events can happen in a flash. Will you be prepared?

Making Your Own Solar Powered Motorhome

What if you could design a completely independent motor home that uses solar power or grid power to charge batteries to provide engine power, a dehydration system for water and hydroponics for food?

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.

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.

Sanitation: The Often Overlooked Necessity

Although food, water and security are definitely necessary to keep you alive, there is one aspect of prepping that is often overlooked and it can hurt even the most knowledgeable and well equipped survivalist.