Other than cows and chickens, there's no better animal for homesteading and off-grid living than man’s best friend. For thousands of years now dogs have helped us hunt our food, alert us of danger and even protect us from...
I was storing some chicken thighs in the freezer the other day when I realized the only sealable bags I had left were storage bags and not the usual freezer bags that I would typically use.  Initially, I figured oh...
As a prepper, one of the hardest decisions you have to make is whether you should bug in or bug out in the midst of a disaster. While some people are dead set on hunkering down and others on...
Knowing how to store gasoline long-term can be useful for a variety of reasons, especially when preparing for any form of natural or man-made disaster. After all, how else are you going to power a generator for multiple days...
While walking home from a long day of hunting just three weeks after the collapse, you begin to hear the faint sound of your daughter crying in the distance. You immediately rush over to her as fast as you...
While most survivalists wouldn’t consider coffee to be an essential food item, the benefits of these caffeine-rich grounds have some preppers looking for ways to store coffee long term. And when you consider the fact that 64% of Americans consume...
There is a common fear that practically all preppers have in common. This fear is that one day we will be unable to take care of our friends and family. Dealing with this constant worry has led many of...
There are many reasons you may want to use a propane stove indoors. For example, during a natural disaster, you may be without power or clean water for weeks. And, inclement weather may not permit you to boil water...
More often than not, when someone thinks of survival they imagine a strong, healthy 20-30 year old male ready to hike mountains, cross rivers and sprint away from danger. But, that’s not necessarily the case – actually, that’s hardly...
Having a plan in place for a tornado warning is essential if you live in a tornado-prone area. The safest place I recommend to wait out during a tornado is underground in a tornado shelter or the basement. However,...