Prepping basics: A 10-item checklist for beginner preppers

The prepping lifestyle is often intimidating for non-preppers because it feels like there are so many things to do before you can be ready for any disaster. But at its core, prepping is all about being consistent and taking small steps to ensure that your family is safe when disaster strikes. If you want to … Continue reading Prepping basics: A 10-item checklist for beginner preppers

6 Things to expect when you start a small-scale homestead

Some preppers envision a homestead in a quiet location as their endgame. If you have the same goals, don’t let having a small patch of land stop you. If you wish to start small-scale homestead farming, you must be ready to work hard before you can see good results. Experienced homesteaders know that you don’t need to … Continue reading 6 Things to expect when you start a small-scale homestead

Tips for setting up an off-grid power system when SHTF

In times of social unrest or calamity, you can’t always rely on the power grid to provide you with electricity. Power outages can come without warning, leaving you feeling trapped and vulnerable in your own home. An off-grid electrical power system can augment your power supply when SHTF or allow you to go off the grid entirely. … Continue reading Tips for setting up an off-grid power system when SHTF

Survival 101: How to prep for the next coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown orders throughout the country to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) are nearing their end, but it’s too early to rejoice. Experts even suggest that it would be wise to order second lockdowns to ensure that they are not lifted prematurely. While the future is uncertain, here are some tips for preppers who want to … Continue reading Survival 101: How to prep for the next coronavirus lockdown

Preppers weren’t overreacting: Americans were taken by SURPRISE because they didn’t take coronavirus seriously

Prepping is an unusual and work-intensive way of life, but many people who consider themselves preppers don’t regret their choices one bit. After all, prepping teaches you the value of self-sustainability and emergency preparedness. Now that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has been classified as a pandemic, preppers can rely on their stockpiles and many preps. But … Continue reading Preppers weren’t overreacting: Americans were taken by SURPRISE because they didn’t take coronavirus seriously

Coronavirus spread in the USA is “inevitable,” warns CDC: How to prep for an outbreak

In the early days before coronavirus (COVID-19) spread like wildfire throughout the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) focused on being “cautiously alert” to prevent mass panic. Now, the CDC has changed its tune and has warned that the public must prepare for the “inevitable” spread of the virus. (h/t to ReadyNutrition.com) This is the moment preppers … Continue reading Coronavirus spread in the USA is “inevitable,” warns CDC: How to prep for an outbreak

The prepper’s guide to surviving a power outage

Preppers habitually get their gear ready for common SHTF scenarios like power outages. Blackouts can occur at any time due to issues at a power station or natural causes like winds from a storm that’s strong enough to bring down power lines. Whatever the cause is, you must take measures to ensure that your family stays safe … Continue reading The prepper’s guide to surviving a power outage

Tips for prepping on a backyard homestead

Don’t get stuck on the dream stage when thinking about your own homestead. With some planning and hard work, you can also set up a backyard homestead for all your prepping needs. (h/t to MDCreekmore.com) Getting started If you’re serious about homesteading, you need to understand one thing. Before you can relax on your porch and watch … Continue reading Tips for prepping on a backyard homestead

Tips for protecting your food supply when the grid goes down

As a prepper, it’s important to know about proper food storage and how to gather the necessary supplies for your stockpile. But how do you prevent food spoilage if you experience a long-term power outage? (h/t to BeansBulletsBandagesAndYou.com) Before SHTF, make sure you have backup power for your appliances, especially your fridge and freezer. Otherwise, your perishables … Continue reading Tips for protecting your food supply when the grid goes down

Do you have these essential items in your survival fire starter kit?

Whether you’re camping or bugging out, outdoor trips require a crucial item — a firestarting kit. A well-planned kit contains several ways to start a fire so you can stay warm and cook outdoors. (h/t to ModernSurvivalBlog.com) Firestarting skills are essential to your survival, especially when SHTF. Ideally, you should know how to start a fire using very basic tools, … Continue reading Do you have these essential items in your survival fire starter kit?