Timing or the importance of perfect timing in SHTF can be a matter of life and death.
Having a community can help get you through even the toughest times. What about now? During a pandemic, can you still find community? One author says, "Yes" and gives a few examples of how she did just that on her land in Colorado.
In this video, I break down my experience of bugging out and living in New Hampshire.
Many emergencies come with high winds, extreme temperatures, and torrential rain. You've got to learn to deal with the discomfort of bad weather if you want to survive.
When the power goes out, it's never convenient. You should have a plan to meet your immediate needs, as well as short-term and long-term strategies. Here are some ideas for keeping things illuminated.
"Homesteading" looks like frolicking outside all day and sitting down to a delicious scratch-cooked, home-raised meal in the evening. Don't be fooled by romantic notions. It's wonderful but there's a LOT more to it than that.
People in the survival and preparedness world often think there's only hunkering down or bugging out, but there's a third option - deliberately being nomadic
Today we join Art from the Art and Bri Channel to discuss Fermentation!
Prepping and survivalism are two different roads to the same destination. And if you want to live through a wider variety of emergencies, you need to have both skill sets.
People are consumers or producers. Most of us are a combination of the two, but we should try to tip the balance toward producing whenever possible.
Having your vehicle well-maintained, fueled up, and properly stocked is a lot more achievable than spending $100K on an armored Mad-Max equipped Sprinter van. Here's how to get your vehicle ready to bug out.
Here are some places you may be able to buy food when there's none in the grocery stores, as well as some unusual ideas for sold-out necessities. And you need to go NOW.
In this episode of the Pantry Chat, Josh and Carolyn talk through the three main areas you need to focus on, as well as how to maximize your storage space when prepping your pantry for winter.
You don't need fancy gear or knowledge to hunt and eat reptiles: just a knife or spear and some basic info to ID the dangerous ones will get you started.
Selco warns that when the SHTF, everything is fluid and subject to change. There are no hard and fast rules of survival. You must adapt to the situation..
Editorial Note: Sometimes people ask me, "If I was your family member, what would you advise?" I had begun writing a letter to my loved ones about what is coming and how to prepare for it and I wanted to share it here. If you have family members
It's an alarming trend we've observed before throughout the anxiety-ridden summer of rolling COVID-lockdowns and pandemic 'uncertainty' as well as the chaos of race protests and riots:
Ever since a huge wind destroyed our roof and left our rainwater harvesting system in shambles, we took a break from our house build to set up a new system by our compost station. It's an easy system to set up and has a 550 gallon capacity. This can
...non essential closed off and can't purchase..
If you properly execute your preps when SHTF, you shouldn't run into too many complications. That is unless you have neighbors who aren't preppers.
Regardless of who wins the election, chaos is likely to erupt. No matter who you are and no matter where you are, you need to be prepared for this.
MANY AMERICANS ARE NOW PLANNING TO "BUG OUT" AHEAD OF ELECTION DAY AS AUTHORITIES BRACE FOR CHAOS IN THE STREETS
If there's only one piece of advice, as a prepper, I could give to those who are just realizing they should be prepared, is in 2020, the truth is, you need to be prepared for literally anything. And I know, that is not that helpful, but let me expl
China is publicly acknowledging a food shortage with an anti-food-wasting campaign encouraging people to eat half portions and finish their plates.
The COVID-19 pandemic prompted shortages in food and supplies that haven't been seen since the Depression era. It also shifted, practically overnight, trends in consumer buying behaviors, turning previously mundane items into hot commodities.
Following are some of the most important items to stock up on now, but first it's important to understand the psychological reasons why lockdowns may contribute to panic buying and increased hoarding -- even when it's not necessary.
--for the chaotic months ahead
Have you ever wondered what you would do if you had food items that needed to be kept refrigerated, but did not have a refrigerator or even a cooler? Maybe some of you have experienced your fridge not working.
'Like we're going into quarantine': Americans plan to stockpile food this fall over fears of COVID-19 surge, election unrest