May 19, 2019
  • 12:07 pm The First 19 Foods You Should Stockpile For Disaster (A good stockpile of food will go a long way toward helping you survive the aftermath of any disaster or life crisis, especially when grocery stores are emptied)
  • 6:50 pm The First 19 Foods You Should Stockpile For Disaster
  • 11:41 am 10 Ways To Improve Your Situational Awareness (Situational Awareness Is A Key Component In Your Ability to Survive Almost Any Situation)
  • 4:56 pm Plan Your Survival Shelter: 5 Stages To Building A Survival Cabin
  • 12:47 pm Many People Are Convinced That Civilization As We Know It Will Collapse Or, At Best, Experience A Prolonged Interruption- The Golden Hour: What to Do In The First 60 Minutes of SHTF

Colorado’s longtime ban on residential rain barrels has come to an end. Now most homeowners in the state are allowed to collect precipitation for later outdoor use. Gov. John Hickenlooper recently signed House Bill 1005, which allows a maximum of two rain barrels — with a combined capacity of 110 gallons — are allowed at each household. The […]

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We all know our market vegetables and fruits are safe to eat, but what about other wild edibles? Here are a few common (North American) goodies that are safe to eat if you find yourself stuck in the wild… first of all, please note that you need to know with certainty the identity of what […]

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A big preparedness lesson from history is the summer of 1816 – the year without a summer. Apparently Spring seemed normal that year. But as the calendar progressed into summer, the temperatures & weather began rolling back. Cold temperatures and nearly permanent overcast was the new normal. The weather in North America and Europe during […]

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There seems to be some misconceptions about underground homes. Some people instantly think of dark, dingy places akin to some kind of emergency shelter. Others immediately think of the cozy Hobbit holes in the Tolkien books and films. Underground or earth-sheltered houses are really no different than any other home except that they are built […]

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We have all heard the one about how if you dig a hole straight down into the earth, eventually you come out the other side of the planet in China. While theoretically this might be true, in the real world it would not be possible. If the tremendous pressures you would encounter didn’t do you […]

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I grew up in upstate New York. The beautiful rolling hills, the Great Lakes. The lovely farm country. I would never go back if you paid me millions of dollars. Never. But for the better part of a decade I have resided well south of the Mason-Dixon line. In fact, when I spoke to a […]

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During our boiling, broiling, blistering summer of 2018 here in the Missouri Ozarks, water was a topic of conversation wherever we went. Creeks and ponds dried up (some never recovered) and the water table dropped, forcing a few neighbors to have their well pumps lowered or to even have deeper wells drilled. Many folks shared […]

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Once upon a time, root cellars were the only way people had to preserve their food. These wonderful cold-storage areas became less common when refrigerators became affordable. Houses were no longer automatically built with a root cellar beneath or nearby. Here are 23 survival uses for honey that you didn’t knowabout. A root cellar is […]

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America’s supermarkets are filled with different ways of labelling expiration dates on canned and packaged foods. According to a 2013 report by the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) and the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, those labels are responsible for as much as 20 percent of the country’s food waste each year. You have […]

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A good stockpile of food will go a long way toward helping you survive the aftermath of any disaster or life crisis, especially when grocery stores are emptied.Here are 23 survival uses for honey that you didn’t knowabout. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that there are people who are not preppers who nevertheless instinctively know to stockpile food. This really […]

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