DIY: Hidden Kitchen Pantry

If you’ve always wished you could put that awkward space between your fridge and the wall to good use, here’s an awesome idea. All it takes is a few...

The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs

The modern world is full of knowledge from a whole host of sources. Through smartphones and other handheld devices, we can quickly access all of the Internet's information from...

Must Haves Emergency Survival Gear for Students

The dangers in this modern century require survival basics from all of us. This article provides some essential information on a few prepping basics of emergency survival gear which...

Blackout! – Power Outage Checklist

In like to re-watch National Geographic’s American Blackout, so I created my own power outage checklist for preppers. The premise of the show from the website is “the story...

How to Search for Gold on Your Property

There are many reasons to check for gold on your property. If you live in a gold mining area you might be sitting on top of the mother lode....

What Is Your SHTF Plan?

Do you have an awesome bug out vehicle already sitting in the garage of your remote bunker somewhere miles away from the nearest highway? Do you have a fully...

What the Pioneers Stockpiled To Survive Winter

What does your food supply mean for winter? Likely not much. You won't see any fresh produce supplied locally, but modern global supply networks can cope with that. If it is...

How to Make Rope from Plants – Natural Cordage Making

You can make rope or natural cordage (rope and string) from many fibers including (Bast) Dogbane, Milkweed, Nettles, Hemp, Flax, (leaves) Cattail, Yucca, Agave, Douglas Iris, (Bark) Willow, Maple,...

How To Make Survival Lamps With Used Cooking Oil and Mason Jars

Being prepared means providing fallback solutions that can help to provide you with essentials when the standard methods fail. When law and order breaks down, you've got the guns...

Did You Know Why Bottled Water Has An Expiration Date?

Bottled water is a popular item to store in case of an emergency, and for good reason. It is normally readily available and water should be able to be...