Defense / Security / Safety

10 Creative Ways to Protect Your Own Home

For most of us, protecting our home is common sense. We lock our doors and windows when we leave, set the security alarm and trust that everything we own will be waiting for us when we get back. If there’s a problem, we’re counting on the alarm company to let us and the appropriate authorities […]

Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies Saving Money on Preps

Should You Spend $80 On A Gas Can?

Personally, I feel all gas cans are WAY too expensive, especially those cheap plastic CARB-compliant cans we’re required to buy these days… what a ridiculous invention. In any case, you may be looking for a better option, such as a traditional NATO Jerry can made by Wavian, but do you REALLY need to spend 3x […]

Medical / First Aid Safety Advice

Got Poison Control? (

I was recently listening to a podcast by Radiolab on the Poison Control Center at; you can learn more about that particular episode here. In that episode I learned some interesting things, like how many centers there are (55), how many calls they get per year (around 80,000 per call center), and how it […]

Skills / Knowledge

Think Your Padlock is Secure? Think Again…

I know I’ve seen videos before that show how to shim a padlock with a fashioned piece of a soda can, but I’ve never seen anything like THIS! With only a few tools (all of which can apparently be purchased online), you can seemingly pick almost any padlock on the market. Unfortunately, this guy didn’t […]

Food / Water Gardening

How to Start Your Own Survival Farm

Beyond foraging, one of the only reliable ways to secure food in a lengthy disaster is by growing it yourself. Small farms are more popular than ever, and that means there are a wide variety of resources available that you can use to start your own. This is good news for preppers and survivalists who […]

Medical / First Aid

TrueClot Wound Packing Trainer

This is a neat training prop for simulating wound packing from Their training kits, for example, are the perfect option to practice with to simulate a realistic environment, but don’t look too hard at their pricing (must purchase from a different website) because it WILL give you sticker shock! If, however, you have a […]

Amazon Kindle Books

Get Home Bag and Compact EDC Kit Book

My latest book, The Get Home Bag and Compact EDC Kit: How to Assemble a Complete Bag with Better Gear for Half the Price of Other Bags, is now available on Amazon. It’s a book I never planned on writing but, to be honest, I’m glad I did because now I believe my wife has […]

Disaster Planning Skills / Knowledge

How to Set Up Your Home for Survival

You want you and your family to be ready for the worst-case scenario. If you’re prepping logically, you know that there’s no one single situation you’re prepping for. You do not and cannot know what will happen with certainty or for how long you will need to be prepared for or what sort of conditions […]

Amazon Kindle Books Skills / Knowledge

New Home Security Book Available on Amazon

I recently released the second edition of my 28 Powerful Home Security Solutions book on Amazon and I’m rather proud of the updates. In fact, I added quite a bit, including additional photos and checklists, advice on how to survive a home invasion, plus more than a dozen extra security tips! I also expanded on several original topics […]

Bug Out / Wilderness Disaster Planning Skills / Knowledge Warmth / Shelter / Cooling

Off the Grid Super Stack FINAL Call

This is the final mention about this amazing offer because your chance to grab the Off the Grid Super Stack ends at midnight (EST) on Tuesday, 9/17/19. If you haven’t decided yet, I’d say there are two simple questions you need to answer: Question 1: Do you have the time, energy and wisdom to figure everything out […]