What is Urban Survival Syndrome? Could it Affect You?

What is Urban Survival Syndrome? Could it Affect You? Urban or rural you could be affected by Urban Survival Syndrome. For most of us that aren’t in a negative urban location it could be a short term affect depending completely on our environment at the moment. But for long term city dwellers who happen to …

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The 10 Worst Places to Hide in the City if SHTF

The 10 Worst Places to Hide in the City if SHTF I know many feel the ideal is not to live in the city. With a second opinion that if the SHTF to bug out before it becomes too dangerous. However, even if you live in a rural area your bug out plans could come …

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How To Be Ready For Cold Weather Emergencies

How To Be Ready For Cold Weather Emergencies It is vitally important to be prepared for a cold weather emergency. Sometimes the power goes out, stores are closed, the roads are blocked and cash machines are inoperable. Even if the store is open, and you have cash, the supplies may already be gone. The best …

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The Best Survival Games

The Best Survival Games Personally I don’t play them. But I guess they actually could have some value depending upon how you look at them. Yes, survival games could actually have a purpose to real preppers and survivalist! They do improve small motor skills and can be used to teach strategic thinking. To this end More …

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Are You an Effective & Organized Prepper?

Are You an Effective & Organized Prepper? Most of us like to believe our prepping efforts are both organized and effective. The type of organization that this blog refers to however, isn’t how neatly your supplies are stored. When I first began seeing what I was doing as prepping, I realized I wasn’t really being …

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Three Layers of 72 Hour Preparedness

Three Layers of 72 Hour Preparedness Priority one is always surviving the initial event. After that the next 72 hours are critical. If aid is available it is stretched extremely thin. People are dazed, injured and scared. At their most vulnerable and too often for some their most dangerous.  If supplies are intact they are …

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Smart Strategies For Keeping A Low Profile During SHTF

Smart Strategies For Keeping A Low Profile During SHTF After the initial event, after the immediate chaos, you may want to become the go to guy. That is a personal choice completely dependent upon  your unique personality, skills and situation. But during the event and immediately after, the last thing you want to do is …

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Dangerous strain of dog flu spreads concern across U.S.

Dangerous strain of dog flu spreads concern across U.S. Dogs, they are our companions, our protectors, our early warning systems, our friend when the rest of the world seems to have turned on us. For many they are life lines as service dogs and for almost every dog owner a member of the family. Until …

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DIY Wood Stove Heat Reclaimer

DIY Wood Stove Heat Reclaimer No matter what method you use to heat your home you want it to be as effective as possible. This includes wood stoves. You want the fuel you use to stretch and be as efficient as possible. When heating with a wood stove, quite a bit of your heat is …

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Could You Pass the Prep 5-5-5 Test?

Could You Pass the Prep 5-5-5 Test? Most of us believe we fall into one of three categories of preparedness. The first is we are prepped for anything at any time. (If you feel you are in that category you may find that you have underestimated the fickleness of disasters) The second is that we …

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