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The 3 Ways Doomsday Preppers Will Die

I like to think I have a pretty good sense of humor most days. Having a sense of humor I feel is necessary to...

When There Is No FEMA – Interview with Richard Bryant

Today we are fortunate to have an interview with Richard Bryant, author of a new book titled "When There Is No FEMA". ‘When There...

10 Things People Often Forget to Do Until It’s Too Late in an Emergency

You never know when a disaster might strike. Not to sound too doom and gloom, but the fact is that all of us live...

Prepping is the Only Investment that Never Fails

I wrote an article a few days ago titled Pray for the Best but Prepare for the Worst and in it, I asked a...

How Safe is Public or Bottled Water?

Before hopping a northbound Greyhound to visit my daughter recently, I went online to buy her a good, long-lasting water filter to strain the...

What Type of Firewood is Best?

From buying it to burning it, knowing a few things about firewood can greatly help the productivity of your wood stove or fireplace this...

K-TOR Human-Power Generators – Review

The first question that some people might ask is: Why would I want to consider a human powered generator when I could use solar?...

The Realities of Survival in Alaska

What would you do if your homeland were invaded by a foreign army? How would you survive the onslaught of both the ensuing war...

Teamwork In Prepping

There is a great fallacy in some circles that the lone wolf is the person who will have the greatest chance of survival if...

Prepping as a Single Parent

Preppers come from all walks of life. There is no common demographic, ethnicity, country or religion that is owned by people who call themselves...

Edible Weeds: Herbal Medicine Chest in Your Backyard

Don’t kill, spray, tear up, or destroy the weeds in your garden, yard, and fence rows. Many of them are actually highly-regarded, widely-used, and...

Has Electricity Zapped Our Self-Sufficiency?

With so many folks preparing to survive economic depression as our parents and grandparents did in the 1930s, I wonder about our “progress” since...

Author Marjory Wildcraft Goes from Hong Kong Highrise to Texas Prepper

Last summer, when a friend presented me with a set of author Marjory Wildcraft’s gardening DVDs, I thought I already knew everything about growing...

How Young Americans Survived the Hard Times of the Great Depression

Editors Note: I don't know what the future holds, but history has a funny way of repeating itself. I would be lying if I...

Self-Reliance for Everyone

By Matthew Stein “Is it not already too late if one waits until one is thirsty to begin digging a well?” — Chinese Proverb When you mention “self-reliance,”...

Can Survivalists and Preppers Benefit From Reality TV Shows?

The quick answer is yes; absolutely, if the show is true to its viewership. That said, it can also go horribly wrong; let’s examine...

Large-Scale Disaster: A Sobering Problem – Requiring A Different Approach

Most survival strategies and related tactics today draw upon the methods that worked in much smaller disasters and will likely work to some extent...

Prepping 101 – A Step By Step Plan for How to Get Started Prepping...

I have been asked before by friends how I got started with prepping. It seems the concept can be pretty daunting at first for...

Supersizing Food Storage with BUCKETS

Editors Note: This article and photographs are all courtesy of Jamie S. (bio below) who was kind enough to allow us to repost it...

Surviving Doomsday – A Guide for Surviving an Urban Disaster – Review

In my years prepping I have found a wealth of knowledge and experience in the books I have read and the resource materials I...

Top 10 Items You Need To Survive On The Road

Surviving on the road is something every prepper dreads. But, it's necessary in case of a major disaster or catastrophe that causes you to...

Oxygen! Do you have everything you need?

When it comes to being prepared people most often consider the basics first. Food, water and shelter are primarily the initial focus followed by...

When You Are the ATM – How to Carry Gold and Not Get Ripped...

With the global economy hanging on by one rusty and wobbling wheel to the triple loop roller-coaster rails we are on; paper money is...

Living The Preps

I am going to date myself with some of what I have written herein, but I don’t mind doing that if it may help...

25 Things That You Should Do To Get Prepared For The Coming Economic Collapse

Do you think that you know how to prepare for the collapse of the economy?  If so, are you putting that knowledge into action? ...

Prepper Power! – The Advantage of Hydroelectricity

It’s a fact that energy makes our lives far more comfortable and in some cases, even safer. Preppers who are able to have a...

The Many Benefits of Raising Chickens

Our family finally took the plunge and invested in baby chicks.  My husband and I have talked about raising chickens for years and, honestly,...

Will Our Digital Life Be The Key To Our Undoing?

Our world is becoming ever more electronic and digitized with each passing day. Every time we turn around, something that we used to have...

Neighborhood RECON

If it all goes sideways someday, a lot of us are preparing to hunker down as opposed to bugging out. Your home, your city,...

Doomsday Preppers Diary – A Fortress at Sea

Hello everyone and let me start off by apologizing for the delay in getting to this post. We have been out of town on...