Is a Home Freeze Dryer Worth the Investment?

Is a home freeze dryer worth the investment?

Hey there, fellow preppers! If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time thinking about how to be ready for anything life throws your way. Whether it’s a natural disaster, a power outage, or just a temporary shortage at the grocery store, having a well-stocked emergency pantry can bring something that many of us…

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How to Start Prepping With What You Have

How to start prepping for SHTF

by Pete Orndorff So you think you should learn how to start prepping for SHTF – or at the very least, potential emergencies. You look online, check out social media, and browse some websites. And you go into sensory overload—lists here and lists there. If you’re going to start prepping for SHTF, you’ve got to…

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Easy DIY Water Storage for Frugal Preppers

Do-It-Yourself water storage is an inexpensive way to increase your supply.

Prepping can cost a lot of money, but one part doesn’t have to: WATER.  While it’s not especially glamorous, it’s probably the most important prep you can have because you can only survive 3 days without it. (And after the first day without it, you’ll be suffering greatly).  Here’s how frugal preppers can easily create…

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Living the Prepper Life: It’s Not All Beans and Bunkers

Prepper life is adaptable to fit every person's lifestyle

Living the prepper life isn’t all about beans, bullets, and bunkers, as sensationalist shows like Doomsday Preppers like to portray. The prepper life is about a mindset of resilience and self-reliance. You don’t have to deck yourself out in camo, tote around a Molle bag, and look like you’re constantly ready to go into battle.…

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When to Get Cheap Prepping Supplies (…And When to Splurge)

What cheap prepping supplies are out there? And what is not worth skimping on?

Some people will tell you never to get cheap prepping supplies and always get the best quality you can afford. But that’s not true of everything. We recommend buying certain items inexpensively so that you can put the money you saved toward a pricy purchase. Here’s when to get cheap prepping supplies and when you…

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Don’t Hunker Down Without These Bug In Essentials

Here are some additional bug in essentials that are good to have on hand

When it comes to sheltering in place, there are certain bug in essentials that will make you safer and more comfortable. While some folks have elaborate bug-out plans, many emergencies are best weathered by hunkering down at home. Let’s look beyond the basic necessities. Bug In Essentials to Keep You Safer and More Comfortable What…

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15 Essential Winter Safety Driving Tips

Tips for driving in a winter storm

Whether you’ve lived in Colorado your whole life or you live in a desert environment, crazy winter weather can strike. It’s important to prepare yourself and your family with these winter safety driving tips. Snow makes for a lot of fun outdoor activities with friends and family. However, you should also prepare for messier conditions…

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Does the Fat Rope Fire Stick Really Work in Wet Conditions?

Review of the Fat Rope Stick

There are many “things” in this world nowadays, and that includes the Fat Rope Fire Stick. Technology and other modern conveniences don’t do much for our core as human beings. There are only a handful of things that we need to survive and maintain life. You don’t need modern technology, fancy clothes, cars, or the…

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Prepper Camp: A Review by a Preparedness Newbie

An honest review of how "Prepper Camp" went from a newbie prepper

By E.R.  I’m a planner. Below you will find my checklist for Prepper Camp 2018-Orchard Lake Campground. I do this for all of my organized trips. Planning for events like Prepper Camp isn’t something that takes an effort for me. I enjoy it. If I were tailgating on a cool fall Saturday, I would make…

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Are You Prepared for a Severe Storm?

Preparing for a severe storm

By Bradley Davis | Whether or not you live in an area prone to severe storms, it is crucial to prepare for the worst. A severe storm can be devastating, causing injury and significant property damage. Unfortunately, several recent storms were seemingly more severe than ever, resulting in lives that were negatively affected for years. However,…

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