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10 last-minute preps when a disruptive event is brewing

10 last-minute preps when a disruptive event is brewing

by Gaye Levy Back in the early days, before writing about any one aspect of prepping, I had to do a lot of research. Online resources were meager so there was a lot of trial and error involved as I formulated my own preparedness strategy. Sadly, as I look back, there was considerable error. Who […]

November 20th, 2016 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

Knives Getting Dull? Learn How to Sharpen a Knife Without a Sharpener

Knives Getting Dull? Learn How to Sharpen a Knife Without a Sharpener

BY ‘ABOVE AVERAGE’ JOE Is there anything more dangerous than a dull knife? Before you invest in an expensive sharpener, check out this list to learn how to sharpen a knife using common household objects. 4 Ways to Sharpen a Knife Without a Sharpener No knife sharpener? No problem. If you have an old coffee mug […]

November 20th, 2016 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

The Freest States For Off-Grid Living, Ranked 1-50

The Freest States For Off-Grid Living, Ranked 1-50

by: Daniel Jennings WASHINGTON — New Yorkers enjoy the least freedom in America, while New Hampshire citizens enjoy the most, according to a new report, Freedom in the 50 States, that examines the best states in which to live.   The report by the Cato Institute examines everything from tax laws to gun laws to […]

November 20th, 2016 | Posted in Featured, PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

Top 12 multi-purpose items for your bug-out bag

Top 12 multi-purpose items for your bug-out bag

by Frank Bates In baseball they are called utility players… members of the team who can step up and play multiple positions as the situation and demands of the game change. They are versatile, adaptable and ready to improvise. We all have items scattered around the house that can be considered “utility players” as well. […]

November 14th, 2016 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

10 Often-Overlooked Medical Supplies To Stockpile For A Societal Collapse

10 Often-Overlooked Medical Supplies To Stockpile For A Societal Collapse

from Before It’s News There are certain mistakes I see made over and over again among those in the preparedness community. Most of them are understandable. We live in a society where we have a plethora of resources and support available to us, and breaking out of that mindset and thinking of how to be […]

October 31st, 2016 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

Nine things you can learn from camping that will make you a better prepper

Nine things you can learn from camping that will make you a better prepper

by Gaye Levy One of the best ways to test your survival skills is to spend some time outdoors, without electricity, running water and flushable toilets. This is not to say that every disruptive event will require you to live outdoors but rather that such an event will require you to cope without modern conveniences. […]

September 12th, 2016 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

A few survival tips and tricks

A few survival tips and tricks

by Dan F. Sullivan The beautiful thing about survival is that you rarely have to come up with new ideas.  If there is a way to accomplish something in a survival setting, somebody smarter than me has probably thought of a solution.  Because of that, it is important to familiarize yourself with these strategies.  Here […]

August 29th, 2016 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

Preparing for all possibilities

Preparing for all possibilities

by Thomas Miller There are several terms for the different types of survival kits out there. Most of these names line up with the designed purpose of the particular kit. As an example, an INCH (I’m Not Coming Home) bag has the sole purpose of sustaining an individual when they are not able to return […]

August 15th, 2016 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

Canning jars 101 — everything you need to know and more!

Canning jars 101 — everything you need to know and more!

by Gaye Levy When I recently did some organizing of my supplies I was a bit surprised at the sheer number of canning jars I had placed into boxes. By the time I got to the 20th box I admitted to myself that I am clearly a canning-jar hoarder. That said, I don’t think I […]

August 8th, 2016 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

Survival basics — the six enemies of food storage

Survival basics — the six enemies of food storage

by Gaye Levy When it comes to stockpiling survival preps, two items are always near the top my list: food and land to grow food. Those, in my opinion, are the two most valuable commodities to have if the world and society go to heck. As I say that, I realize that the land portion […]

July 11th, 2016 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »