Good Uses For Safety Pins

Did you know that before the Winchester repeating rifle was invented, Walter Hunt patented the “combined piston breech and firing cock repeating gun”? Not only...

Prepping Your Vehicle

Vehicle preparedness is something we all have to consider. It doesn’t matter if you’re a prepper or an average Joe, accidents happen all the...

Educating Kids When SHTF

Creating a homeschool curriculum that suits both the academic and self-reliance goals of a prepping family is an exciting endeavor. If you thought setting up the homeschool...

Best Defense Ammo

Of all the factors that one considers when preparing to defend yourself and loved ones with a firearm, ammunition selection is one that is...

How To Handle A Fever

Fevers are the most common reason for emergency room visits by children. The majority of parents know that fevers in children can cause seizures,...

Top Tips For Preventing Infectious Disease

While there are many good articles out there on preparing for pandemics, there is little information that really breaks down infectious diseases and how...

How To Navigate Without GPS

In our modern world nearly everyone has GPS in their smart phones and GPS navigation systems in their vehicles. It can be really useful...

Is Your Home a Safety Shelter?

Of all our survival needs, shelter is high up on the list. It is shelter, along with clothing and heating, which helps us to...

Prepping for Power Outages

A short term power outage will only cause inconvenience for most of us. The longer it drags on the more inconvenient. For the sake of...

Backup Guns vs Hideout Guns

I’ve seen some recent articles on the internet talking about citizens with CCW permits carrying more than one gun in public.  While I carry...

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Gathering Wood 101

Stockpiling fire wood is a sensible precaution and preparation for potential power outages and longer term emergencies. Before coal, oil and electricity, wood was...

DIY Survival Greenhouse

You don’t need enough space for a full-size greenhouse to kick start a growing your own groceries plan. Even if you are an urban...

Is Your Water Safe?

In a perfect world, we could walk into our kitchen, turn on our faucet, trust the liquid flowing out of it and drink pure, clean...