by Everyday Prepper Bug Out Bags (BOBs) have been hotly debated on the internet for some time and while I don’t expect my post on how to pack a bug out bag to put an end to the discussion I thought I would throw in my two cents for those readers out there that are just getting started.Why do we need a BOB? Let me start of by saying that if you’re searching for information … [Read more...] about How to Pack a Bug Out Bag
EDC and Bugging Out
By Lee ForbesMy wife and I are new to prepping and have been at it for only seven months. I have been very pleasantly surprised by the things I’ve been getting out of this pursuit which I did not expect when I started. Among these things are; closer bonding with my family, less time in front of the TV, a growing sense of purpose and control over my financial affairs and … [Read more...] about Everyday Carry Checklist – What Are The EDC Essentials?
by Roger GallagerHave you been seeing tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, devastating hurricanes and other natural disasters in the news more often? Have natural calamities become more frequent? According to a report released by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED), there had been 385 disasters recorded during the 2000 – 2009 period. This … [Read more...] about How to Protect Yourself from Natural Disasters (science-backed)
Most of us spend a lot of time in our cars, and I feel that it's necessary to have an emergency auto kit aka auto survival kit in every automobile we drive in addition to our every day carry kits (EDC) and concealed carry handguns.A handgun won't be of much use when you need to change a tire, get you unstuck, or change a burnt-out fuse for a new one so that you can get your … [Read more...] about Must Have Items for Your Car Emergency Kit (A Checklist)
Some people might consider a bug-out bag and a 72-hour kit as essentially the same thing. For the purposes of this article, we will consider them as two separate kits. The 72-hour kit is more of a “stay at home and ride out the short-term disaster” kit, while the bug-out bag described below is more of a “grab and go” kit.The very idea of leaving the security of your home to … [Read more...] about The First 23 Things I Put In My Survival “Go Bag”