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14 Rare Medical Preps Every Prepper Should Stock Up On NOW

For a true blue Prepper, prepping for the worst-case scenarios is a calling. Check out these rare medical preps every prepper should do to be ready for any situation. 14 Rare Medical Preps You Need in...

How To Turn Your Bug Out Bag Into A Minimalist Backpack

The reality is that you can’t always take your bug out bag wherever you go, especially if you’re in a hurry. Instead, have a minimalist backpack you can carry in a jiffy. Here’s how ...

Garden Tools: From Raised Beds To Large Gardens

There are a lot of new gardeners out there. My husband and I choose to grow three different gardens this year so that we would have better access to fresh and safe foods during these uncertain times. ...

Vehicular Terror: The Easiest Blueprint To Create Mayhem

Note: This is an article first published by BDS in 2017 but it is worth revisiting.  In these days of smartphone distractions, you’re seeing more and more people oblivious to their surround...

Outfitting A Camper For Bugging Out

A lot of people are buying campers to live in part of the year, full time, or have on hand in case they need to get out during an emergency. I know a few things about camper living because Matt &helli...

Finding The Best Soil Test Kit

Soil is one of the most valued properties for a prepper. I never understood this until I was a certain age. My father grew up on a farm and worked a lot from an early age. He learned to value …...

Planning a Safe Vacation During COVID-19

Sitting alone as the waves beat the shore before me, I had a line in the surf and a slice of sun just peaked up over the horizon. It looked like the top of a railroad spike just taken from … Continued

Revisiting Cannery Row: Why Meat Packing Plants Are Ravaged By COVID-19

With COVID-19 working it’s way through the nation’s meatpacking industry, I recently found myself reflecting on my own experience working in a processor and the experience afterward of hav...

Pantry Organization and Designing a SHTF Kitchen Layout

One thing that recent events have led to is the realization that the kitchen and pantry cannot continue to be set up the same way. I always felt that my small kitchen could be organized better and hav...

Prepper Foods That Are Available Now With No Wait

A lot of people are buying a little extra. While I am not advocating hoarding, I do think it is wise to put back a little extra to have on hand while the pandemic does what it is going to … Con...

How To Dehydrate Eggs

If you have a few chickens it is easy to find yourself in the position of having a lot of eggs all at once certain times of the year. For a bit of time, we were doing a good job … Continued

Pandemic Gardening Starter Guide: From Survival Garden Layout To Preserving The Harvest

During times of crisis, it is important to develop a good mindset by thinking about what you can do instead of what you cannot. A lot of people have decided that gardening is something that they can d...

Riots, Protests, and Civil Unrest: How to move and protect yourself if you must go out

I wrote the post below a few years ago but considering the state of things today, I think it is worth revisiting these lessons. As each state starts opening back up or refuses to move towards opening ...

Foodsaver Gamesaver Vacuum Sealer Review

There are a lot of vacuum sealers out there. With so many people growing gardens, hunting, fishing, or raising their own proteins at home, vacuum sealers have enjoyed a resurgence in popularity. My hu...

The Advantages of Hydrogel For Water Retention In Gardens

I strongly believe that one of our major capabilities of survival is adaptability. I am an engineer, but it seems that I won’t be able to survive unless I become a small scale farmer, more like ...

Jackery 1000 Portable Power Center Review

Some of you have read my reviews of Jackery products. I continue to test them and use them on the farm because they have been very reliable sturdy. We have done a lot with Jackery products on our farm...

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