Preparedness

Articles on how to prepare yourself, your family, your house and your livestock for disasters and emergencies of all sizes. This isn’t the same as actually surviving them; this is about getting ready for them and, in many cases, avoiding them altogether!

Preparing for Multiple Family Living During SHTF

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Are you and your family or tribe (my favorite term for mutual assistance group) truly prepared to bug in on your homesteading survival retreat? You have stockpiled all the essential preps, have crops growing, animals in the barnyard, and trained physically while enhancing your survival skillset – but may not …

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10 Survival Things You Keep Postponing and Shouldn’t

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Procrastination. It is such a bad word it really should have only four letters. Preppers are not procrastinators by nature, but it has been known to happen, especially when there are so many big items on the preparedness “to do” list. Neglecting to prepare thoroughly and expeditiously can, and likely …

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17 Crucial Things to Your Pet’s Survival

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A majority of Americans own at least one pet. Our pets are valuable and loved members of our families. However, we often forget about them while we are making our SHTF scenarios. Pets still need to eat, drink and take their regular medications. If you are a pet owner, taking …

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Best Survival Real Estate Agencies

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Selling and buying homesteading, survival, and off grid retreat land become a robust and growing niche in the real estate industry. It is not difficult to find quality parcels of land in rural areas, a few clicks on your keyboard will surely lead you to copious amount of large acre …

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20 Things Preppers Should Do More Of

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Being a prepper should always be viewed as a lifestyle and not a hobby – and definitely not as merely a purchase a bunch of survival gear and think you are prepared-type of activity. Preppers are great at planning, making lists, making lists of lists, and stockpiling enough ammo to …

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How to Test your Bug Out Bag

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As a prepper, your bug out bag is the most vital piece of equipment you own. It’s your lifeline when the SHTF, or in any disaster. It is essential to know your BOB, and what it’s capable of, but just as importantly to know yourself. One big mistake that many …

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Setting up a mutual assistance group

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Being a lone wolf prepper might have a few advantages from an OP/Sec (operational security) aspect, but surviving this way long term just really is not realistic. Forming or joining a mutual assistance groups (MAG) will increase the over all skill set available on the prepper retreat and allow more …

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9 Places to Store Batteries for SHTF

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When it comes to a SHTF event, having the batteries you need to power your various devices can mean the difference between being comfortable and being distressed. A SHTF event will be disorienting and confusing enough as it is. The last thing you and your family want to deal with …

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