untitled-12You Need More Than Food to Survive

In the event of a long-term disaster, there are non-food essentials that can be vital to your survival and well-being. Make certain you have these 50 non-food stockpile essentials. Sign up for your FREE report and get prepared.

Latest Posts

The Great American Unschooling Tour

It's no secret that I've stepped outside the system in many aspects of my life. I've been fortunate enough to be able to live out my dreams because of the choices I made years ago to extricate myself from the way most folks are living their lives. So it will probably come as little surprise that I've decided to set off on a new adventure with my youngest daughter. Tomorr [...]

Read More

25 Cozy Ways to Prep Your Home for Winter

As they say on Game of Thrones, "Brace yourselves. Winter is coming." One of the best ways to brace yourselves for the onset of cold weather, winter storms, and potential power outages is to prep your home for the season. And this is one of the nicest parts of prepping - quite a few of the cozy touches that you add to be more prepared are also delightful and decorative. W [...]

Read More

Europe Is Planning For War and We Need to Pay Attention

Survival Saturday is  a round-up of the week’s news and resources for folks who are interested in being prepared. This Week in the News This week on Survival Saturday, we'll talk about the growing evidence that Europe is preparing for war. Many people tend to dismiss the goings-on across the planet as irrelevant to us, but it's actually extremely important. As well, we'l [...]

Read More

How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Latte Creamer

Even if the weather hasn't cooled off where you live, the coffee shops have declared that autumn has arrived by rolling out their Pumpkin Spice everything. But...there are a couple of kickers. First of all, who can afford a daily diet of $5 coffees? If you count Sept. 1 through Nov. 30 as "fall" and you consume a pumpkin spice latte every day, that's 91 days. At $5 a pop, [...]

Read More

 

Featured Articles

Dirt Cheap: The Best Frugal Gardening Ideas on the Internet

With the price of healthful groceries going no place but up, lots of thrifty folks are starting a garden to save money on their bills this year. But what about the money to start a garden? It can be a very expensive undertaking, especially if you've never gardened before in your particular location. I've been researching ways to start my own garden as inexpensively as possib [...]

Read More

The Self-Reliance Manifesto: More Than 300 Resources to Guide You on the Path to Radical Freedom

  Self-Reliance. It's a revolutionary word these days and I thought it deserved a manifesto. Manifesto: noun man·i·fes·to \ˌma-nə-ˈfes-(ˌ)tō\ A declaration of the intentions, motives, or views of the issuer. ~~~~~ Have you happened to notice that our society is out of balance? The consumers outnumber the producers at such a rapid clip that we can't [...]

Read More

Maybe You Aren't Actually Gluten Intolerant. Maybe You're Just Poison Intolerant.

Over the past couple of years, I had the unpleasant experience of having bloodwork done to confirm that I am gluten intolerant, only to have it come back and say, "Nope, you're just crazy." The same thing happened to my good friend Melissa Melton, who was terribly ill before she cut wheat out of her life. It's happened to scores of other people, who pass the test for the [...]

Read More

How to Build a 30-Day Emergency Food Supply...Fast

If you've been paying attention to the news lately, you may be feeling on edge.  You may feel as though time is running out for you to get your preparedness supplies in order. You may be new to prepping, and feeling like there's too much to accomplish.  The stress in our country is at peak level.  We've listened to the war drums beat louder. We've witnessed riots breaking o [...]

Read More

Most Popular Posts

Day of Rage Protests Are Scheduled for July 15th in These American Cities

There's a war in America right now.  Black vs. white. Citizen vs. police officer. Race grievances have become an industry, and business is booming. The rage is boiling over across the nation. First, videos emerged that showed the graphic deaths of two black men at the hands of police, with what appears (at least on the videos) to be no reason.  Protests erupted over these [...]

Read More

The EPA Takes an Ax to Self-Sufficiency: Most Woodburning Stoves Will Soon Be Illegal

When you think of that little dream homestead in the woods, what does it include?  Probably a well and septic system, a little stream bubbling nearby, a chicken coop, a sunroom for winter growing, and a cozy fire to curl up next to. When my daughter and I spent a year living in a cabin in the Northwoods of Canada, our woodstove was our lifeline. It was the only source of [...]

Read More

Michigan Dept of Agri Forces Farmer to Dump 248 Gallons of Organic Milk and Break 1200 Free Range Eggs

While Americans in the nearby city of Detroit face life in third world conditions, unable to even afford running water,  the state of Michigan decided to direct its resources towards cracking down on a small food co-op in Standish for having the utter audacity to provide milk, butter, cream and eggs to people who bought shares in the organic dairy. The Michigan Department o [...]

Read More

Tyler Smith of Doomsday Preppers: Apex Predator or Apex Punk?

If there was ever a case study on why preppers should be prepared to defend their supplies, the upcoming episode of National Geographic's Doomsday Preppers would provide a perfect example. “We’re not in it to stockpile. We’re in it to take what you have and there’s nothing you can do to stop us,” Tyler Smith says. “We are your worst nightmare, and we are coming. [...]

Read More

profileDon’t Forget…

All I need is an email address, and a link to the newest articles will come right to your inbox. You’ll never miss a post, plus you’ll get special offers you may not see on the website!