7 Survival Foods Made by Soldiers During WWI

Sing me to sleep, the bullets fall Let me forget the war & all Damp is my dugout, cold is my feet Nothing but biscuits & bully to eat. Popular soldier’s song, circa...

12 Essential Things to Buy Before the Second Wave of COVID-19

As the country begins to open up again, many of us await with baited breath. The lockdowns were working to flatten the curve, but now what? Revised forecasts showed...

What Really Happens When You Take Antibiotics After Their Expiration Date

We all know that the expiry date on food is more of a guideline than a rule that must be strictly enforced-but what about antibiotics? Every drug sold in...

10 Bugs You Can Eat in a Food Crisis

In a food shortage, or when SHTF, there are many bugs that you can consume. For example, when the famine hit Ukraine in 1933, it is estimated that nearly...

5 Alternative Weapons for SHTF

Almost all preppers love their guns. It has been my experience, though, that most non-prepper family members do not love guns quite so well perhaps, as some of their...

15 Weird Foods That Were Common During The Great Depression

The Great Depression was a time of scarcity-induced innovation: families had to do without many household staples and used their resourcefulness to come up with alternatives made from goods...

How to Catch Fish in a Survival Situation

Have you ever been in a situation whereby there is no food left and fishing for your next meal is a possibility? In this context survival fishing refers to...

10 Food Lessons from the Great Depression

A time wracked with suicide and fear the great depression was a holly terror on the nation. Many people exclaim that the crash of 2008 cost them everything. The truth...

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...

Bug Out Bag Water Filtration Options

A critical prep that you have to plan for including in your bug out bag is water. When I first got into prepping, I had people saying that they...