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Things to put in your will… just in case

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Death is a topic that we avoid talking or even thinking about. We wish for a long, prosperous life and more often than not, death is but a surprise that we expect to happen. However, there are a few things about dying that makes it something we can’t avoid talking …

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The Top 10 Best Animals for Your Homestead

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As a prepper, you need to make a long-term plan for survival and sustainability. This plan should include raising animals for food, protection, and transportation. In order to determine what’s best for you, the factors you need to consider are the size of your household, the location and size of …

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Tips on How to Disappear Without a Trace

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Any good prepper must be prepared for any imaginable situation. In a post-SHTF scenario or, God forbid, in the event of martial law, you may find it necessary to lie low. When anarchy ensues, you cannot turn to the authorities for protection and will have to rely on yourself. Guilty …

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The Ultimate Inch Bag

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Bug out bags, get home bags, everyday carry kits… why do we need another survival bag? Because each bag has its own purpose and you do NOT need to own all of them. Think of “inch bags” as oversized bug out bags because their purpose is to keep you alive …

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28 Survival Uses for Paper Clips

The ability to use everyday objects for practical uses other than what they were originally intended for is part of being a good prepper. Believe it or not, there are a lot of household items lying around can be transformed. Paper clips are one example of an office supply that …

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How to Hand Wash Clothes

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In a SHTF scenario, electricity may no longer be available. Just one of the comforts that will disappear is having clothes laundered. Even if you are lucky enough to own lots of clothes, you will eventually run out of clean ones. Good hygiene will be important in a post-collapse world. …

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How to Dry Herbs for You

Believe it or not, learning how to dry herbs is one of the tasks you must cross off your list in becoming the ultimate prepper. Dried herbs can be used a variety of ways including as a first aid alternative, to treat illnesses and infections, to create tea as a …

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The Amazing Swedish Fire Torch

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The Swedish Fire Torch is a great addition to any base camp or bug-out area. The fire it generates feeds itself, and the contraption is easy to use and build. The technique has been used for many years in Scandinavian countries. For those who are unfamiliar, a Swedish Fire Torch …

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How to Raise Goats

Goats are probably one of the easiest animals to keep. They’re versatile, hardy and they don’t actually require a great deal of attention. Although their playful and curious nature can present certain management challenges, they are easily integrated with other livestock and are very adaptable. Despite popular opinion, goats won’t …

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Here’s How to Use a Scythe

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There’s nothing particularly novel about the scythe. For centuries, this agricultural wonder-tool was commonplace among small-scale farmers. Most knew how to maximize the benefits of these hook-bladed implements, using them to cut fields of hay, grain and weeds. With the advent of horse-drawn ploughs and petroleum-powered harvesters, the scythe slipped …

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