Little Badger Survival Rifle

Even in locations where firearms are legal, many civilians choose to live life without a firearm. However, as our world changes many of those same people are choosing to have a simple survival rifle or weapon in their possessions. Just in case. We are beginning to understand that our norm can become out of control …

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12 Unconventional & Frugal Uses for Safety Pins

12 Unconventional & Frugal Uses for Safety Pins No household junk drawer or lady’s vanity drawer is complete without safety pins. Honesty I don’t even know where the safety pins in my home came from! They just always seem to be there when I need one. I am sure they were purchased at one time …

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3 Methods of Getting Water From a Well if the Grid is Down

3 Methods of Getting Water From a Well if the Grid is Down I love the look of an old fashion well with the big crank with a bucket attached for dipping into the water. Would I drink from one? Not without treating the water I wouldn’t! I can only imagine the stuff growing in …

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Winterize With Cardboard

Winterize With Cardboard Almost since the creation of cardboard it has been recycled or reused long before there was official recycling centers. We have re-boxed items for shipment elsewhere and for storage purposes. Many recognized the insulation value of cardboard and used it as inexpensive insulation. Then came the advent of official recycling and the …

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Wind Turbine Dispute Lands Home Owner in Jail

Wind Turbine Dispute Lands Home Owner in Jail Before beginning any property improving project we always recommend you check your local building codes and ordinances. However in this particular case in Minnesota the homeowner wasn’t told his turbine wouldn’t be allowed until he went to get the actual permit and there were no laws nor ordinances …

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Deciding it’s Time to Bug Out

Deciding it’s Time to Bug Out We do discuss bugging out often on preparedness sites. Even though the majority of us actually hope and have a plan A to bug in.  We are all aware that there maybe a scenario which requires us to bug out. The biggest problem faced by most of us (other …

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3 Concepts to Consider in a Disaster Scenario

3 Concepts to Consider in a Disaster Scenario Whenever we talk about mental preparedness people baulk and insist they won’t be dissuaded from the business of surviving. There are emotional and mental toughness issues that will indeed effect your ability to survive even if those issues are not your own. We agree that when it …

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MIY Toothpaste 3 Recipes

MIY Toothpaste 3 Recipes Oral hygiene is so much more important than people realize. Infected teeth can negatively effect your heart and throat. Bad teeth hurt and interfere with your nutrition and your sleep both leave you venerable to other illnesses. This will be especially important post SHTF when medical and dental care will be …

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Vehicular Terror: Survival Tips

Vehicular Terror: Survival Tips More often around the world we are seeing an old type of terror brought back to the streets of western nations. In past history if a planned or intentional attack took place using a vehicle, it was aimed at a specific person. The charges most often brought against the perpetrator are vehicular assault or …

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Start Small, Develop Skills & Make a Plan: 29 Essential Tips

Start Small, Develop Skills & Make a Plan: 29 Essential Tips Many people have made a resolution to get prepared this year. This is a good thing. I’ve always maintained that the more of us that survive and thrive the better off everyone will be. This isn’t a race against each other nor some secret …

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