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10 Must Use/Read Prepper Food Storage Resources

In Preparednessby M.D. Creekmore16 Comments

1. Food storage calculator: Use this calculator to determine the minimum food storage requirements for your family for one year. While not an exact science it is a good starting point – you’ll still need to make the final list based on each family members needs. 2. Start your food storage on $10 a week: Good article written by Alan T. Hagan for …

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What If The Collapse Never Comes?

In Uncategorizedby M.D. Creekmore16 Comments

What if the collapse never comes? What if we spend all this time and money preparing for a collapse or disaster that never happens. Then what? We’ll have wasted our lives, time and money he says. One example given was Mel Tappan (1933–1980) – Tappan was a stable fixture of survivalist movement before his death at age 47. Did Mel waste his …

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Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Becoming a Crime Victim

In Securityby M.D. Creekmore3 Comments

by WL We live in a suburb of a large metropolitan area. Our suburb is typically considered safe. Safe enough, in fact, that I know people who leave their first-floor windows wide open at night or when they’re gone for the day. Safe enough that people go for a walk around the neighborhood and leave their home unlocked. Safe enough …

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The Top Water Filters For Your Bug Out Bag

In Bugging Outby M.D. Creekmore1 Comment

by David There is no shortage of products or systems to choose from, but which one’s are the best investments? I’ve been doing a lot of research into the packable water filtration systems currently on the market and I’d like to share my findings and opinions. In this post, I’d like to try to cover which products successfully filter/purify water of …

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How to Make a Faraday Cage (An Easy Illustrated Guide)

In Alternative Power, Preparednessby M.D. Creekmore

by Dr. Arthur Bradley There is a great deal of confusion about DIY Faraday cages and Faraday Boxes. Not only about how to build them, but also what they actually protect against. In this article, Dr. Arthur Bradley, author of Disaster Preparedness for EMP Attacks and Solar Storms, answers a few basic questions and perhaps debunks a few myths. What is …

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How To Get Rid Of Cockroaches Without An Exterminator

In Uncategorizedby M.D. Creekmore

by Tia G. Growing up, I had the pleasure of never seeing a roach, except on T.V. I grew up with the assumption that only dirty people had roaches. When I moved to Texas, I found out how wrong that assumption was. Even the cleanest of homes can get infested with roaches and it doesn’t take much. My first apartment in …

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Escape and Evasion Survival Kit [aka Wilderness Survival Cache]

In Outdoorsby M.D. Creekmore

Please note: I wrote this post way back in 2010 and wanted to share it here with you by re-posting. I hope that my writing ability has improved at least some since then.  I’m sure everyone reading this is familiar with the bug out bag – essentially the escape and evasion kit is based on the same concept, but with several advantages. Don’t get me wrong, …

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What’s The Most Likely SHTF Event?

In Preparednessby M.D. Creekmore

by Dave I like to read a lot of self-reliant and prepping blogs and articles, as we all likely do. Toward the beginning of my self-reliant venture, these articles and blogs were critical in my education. I am in no way an expert in this field, but I am comfortable enough that a lot of this information for me now is …