Equipment / Supplies Homesteading / Gardening Skills / Knowledge

A Wealth of Survival Supplies Post-Apocalypse

I’ll let you in on a major character flaw of mine: I’m a horrible “outside of the box” thinker. If solution A doesn’t fix problem B then I’m usually in trouble. I think that’s why I’m so fascinated with DIY projects and why I truly enjoy watching YouTube videos on anything survival-related, especially in a […]

Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies

EDC Necessities Kit

This video isn’t really about preparedness, though he does include some useful survival gear, but more about the daily items one might want to have handy for everyday needs. Like he said, it’s a very personalized kit, so you shouldn’t just copy what he’s done – make it your own! Like I said, he does […]

Bug Out / Wilderness Equipment / Supplies

The Truth About Survival Knives

Knives are a hotly debated and popular gear item in the survival community. Choosing the right knife is a personal choice and the purpose of this article is not to sway you to a certain brand or model. However, my goal is to possibly shift your perspective on what a “survival” knife is.  The Real […]

DIY Projects Equipment / Supplies

DIY Solar Panel Primer

Solar power is quickly becoming one of the most popular forms of green energy in the world. It’s also one of the most accessible forms of green energy, with solar panels getting more affordable every year. When you pair that cost reduction with the incentives the federal government offers to homes that utilize green energy, […]

Bug Out / Wilderness Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies

Urban EDC Backpack

I always enjoy finding out what others put together in their survival gear since it gives me the opportunity to consider items that I might not have included in my own bags. And, although he includes several items that I didn’t, such as a ResQMe Escape Tool, or the Amuvec 4-in-1 Multi Charging Cable and […]

Bug Out / Wilderness Camping / Fire Equipment / Supplies

Machete Axe Combo?

Normally I avoid oddball gadgets like this and I’m usually not a fan of multi-use tools either (except my trusty Leatherman Wave) because they tend to never do a single job very well, but this machete axe combo caught my eye. At first glace I thought you were supposed to wield the axe with the […]

DIY Projects Equipment / Supplies

Off Grid Solar System Walkthrough

I can only imagine what an off-grid system like this costs but I’m super jealous, that’s for sure! I really like how they have it setup to run on any combination of grid-power, generator, and solar, that’s nice…

Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies Food / Water Hygiene / Sanitation Medical / First Aid

Looking Back, How Prepared Were You?

Now that it seems some of the coronavirus restrictions are going to be lifted soon, I figured it would be a good time to look back and think about how prepared you and I were for what happened as I suspect this is just round one, but let’s hope and pray we’re done for a […]

Defense / Security / Safety Equipment / Supplies

Body Armor Primer for Preppers

With the world becoming more violent by the day, body armor has become a vital part of the Survival kit of every prepper. There is a growing necessity for being able to stay safe in the unlikeliest of scenarios, including mass shootings, unexpected riots or terrorist bombings.  Being adequately prepared for urgent situation, where, the […]

Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies Lighting / Communications

A Better Keychain Flashlight? The Olight i1R 2 EOS Review

The other day my wife mentioned that her Streamlight Nano keychain flashlight (something we’ve both used for several years now) had the batteries go out. Rather than replacing the four small watch-style batteries, I decided to look for a potentially better option and I think I’ve found it in the form of this Olight i1R […]