In the late 1930s, the Great Depression was in full swing. Many families raised rabbits in pens in their backyards to supplement the backyard garden or grocery budget. They would gather grass or spent vegetables to feed their rabbits. As we can learn from our parents and Grandparents, rabbits can be a good source of protein for your family during […]
SHTF, or When The SH*T Hits The Fan, means when all hell breaks loose. It’s when society as you know it has broken down for whatever reason, whether natural or man-made, and it’s time to use your skills and knowledge to save yourself and protect your loved ones. If you’re lost in the woods the SHTF has happened to you. if your neighborhood is in a riot or a natural disaster has struck, it’s SHTF time.
People who depend on a well for their water have learned to fill up up all available pots and pans when a thunderstorm is brewing. What would you do if you knew your water supply would be disrupted for a few hours, or a day or two? Assuming you don’t already have long term water preps (or you don’t want to […]
After Hurricane Irene hit the east coast many people wanted to snicker about what they considered overblown hype in the face of the storm. Past hurricanes such as Camille, Ivan, Frederick, Rita, and Katrina made Irene pale in comparison. And as a northern friend of mine said to me today, when the storm finally reached her, it had downgraded […]
Preparedness is not just about stocking the pantry or the ammo can, it is also about mentally preparing your loved ones. Explaining survival preparedness to children can be difficult, but far from impossible. Most think they will simply scare their children but the truth is every kid will handle it differently. You know your child […]
Survival antibiotics are often overlooked by preppers. One reason is because preppers don’t know which ones to buy or even where to get them. If any of you have purchased antibiotics for your long-term medical supplies, you know that these are considered prepper gold. Having this medicine on hand in extended emergencies can help prevent infections or even save a […]