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Campfire Cooking for Preppers

Campfire Cooking for Preppers

There’s nothing like a good campfire meal when you’re “roughing it”. It’s a great way to enjoy the great outdoors, but there may come a time when campfire cooking for preppers takes on a whole new meaning. After TEOTWAWKI, building a campfire will get deadly serious as it is a necessary survival skill that you […]

By December 18, 2014 4 Comments Read More →
How to Use a Pair of Glasses to Survive in the Wilderness

How to Use a Pair of Glasses to Survive in the Wilderness

Anyone who has ever been called four eyes may have felt a little down in life because of their specs, but childhood teasing does not last forever. Those four-eyed individuals will one day be able to rub those bullies noses into the fact that those glasses could be the difference between life and death. There […]

By November 29, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Green Trends in House Keeping

Green Trends in House Keeping

  Eco-friendly housekeeping is essential in keeping away various health threats in your household. In her blog in Hubpages, Patty Inglish indicated that sustainable housekeeping presents a growing trend in the 21st century. You may find it difficult to combine sustainability and efficient housekeeping practices sometimes. Just how do you find ways to make life […]

By September 24, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
CS Magnum Kukri Machete Product Review

CS Magnum Kukri Machete Product Review

Originally Published on the APN Product Review Blog Knifehog.com was most gracious in donating the Cold Steel Magnum Machete for this review, be sure to check out their great selection of knives & edged weaponry. There’s few who doubt the need for a stout blade. Most tend to focus on pocketknives or tactical fighting knives, but there’s […]

By September 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
If You Don’t Put Together Your 72 Hour Survival Kit Now You’ll Hate Yourself Later!

If You Don’t Put Together Your 72 Hour Survival Kit Now You’ll Hate Yourself Later!

Guest Post by M.D. Creekmore TheSurvivalistBlog.net This short modified excerpt is from my book 31 Days to Survival – this would also make a good bug out bag packing list, with a few modifications… As with any “prepping shopping list” you’ll need to tailor the suggestions listed below to meet your specific needs, skills, location […]

The All-Purpose Rifle, Sasquatch and Other Mythical Creatures

The All-Purpose Rifle, Sasquatch and Other Mythical Creatures

It’s a short video clip that will live on. Even though it’s out of focus and pixilated: Through the forest, you can make out a tall figure of a walking, hairy… well, whatever it is – we’re led to believe that it’s Big Foot. We preppers also have mythical creatures of our own. Like trying […]

How to Be Your Own Blacksmith on a Budget

How to Be Your Own Blacksmith on a Budget

Some of the most common rusted, weather beaten items we throw in a garage sale today… will become precious commodities when the SHTF. Think about it. What kinds of tools are we going to depend on when the flag goes up on civilization? Knives Gardening tools Camping tools Nails Cookware Silverware That list barely scratches […]

SHTF Attitude Check: 3 Reasons You Need to Think Like an Entrepreneur

SHTF Attitude Check: 3 Reasons You Need to Think Like an Entrepreneur

Undoubtedly, there are endless lists, tutorials, strategies and methods on preparing for the coming SHTF scenario – and the web is just loaded full of them. Between tying knots and building a bunker, it’s not hard to find the specifics on how to do things, and the why, when and where are all based on […]

Making Sourdough Bread

Making Sourdough Bread

We decided to finally tackle this project because the affectionately used term to describe a local here in Alaska is a “sourdough” or maybe the timing was just right and we wanted to take advantage of the cold, dark winter days here in Fairbanks.  Whatever the reason, we are now required to work at least […]

Fiddlehead Ferns, How to Make Them Food

Fiddlehead Ferns, How to Make Them Food

Almost everyone has heard of “fiddlehead ferns,” the young fern wild edible, turn gourmet vegetable can be found across much of North America in the mid to late springtime. By Stephanie Dayle  Few wild edibles are so easily spotted, convenient and tasty, or so widely available. They are high in fiber, vitamin C, vitamin A, […]