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Month: October 2018

10 Ways You Can Be A Self-Reliant Prepper

10 Ways You Can Be A Self-Reliant Prepper

When you first start prepping, you think you have to spend a lot of money to be prepared. And in some ways, you do need to spend money to build up your food storage and purchase some necessary goods. However, at some point, spending money will not continue to make you a better prepper.Being a good prepper is about learning the skills and using your knowledge to cope and survive in any situation or crisis that you are faced with….

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For Better or Worse, I Am Not The Same Prepper I Was Five Years Ago

For Better or Worse, I Am Not The Same Prepper I Was Five Years Ago

Lately, I have been going through a lot of stuff. You might say I have been decluttering, but the truth is I have been taking stock of what I have. I have a lot of supplies. I took stock of what I owned, what I should purchase, and let go of a few things. The same goes for books, papers, notes, and anything else prepping related. I took notes on prepping things five and ten years that I find are…

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What Direction Should You Take In Prepping?

What Direction Should You Take In Prepping?

I am at a little bit of a crossroads in my preparedness journey. I know which way I lean in prepping, but I am now in a bit of a indecision. I know what I want to accomplish, but how far do I want to go? I have spent (or wasted depending on your viewpoint) a fair amount of time on prepping groups and forums. For the most part, people just want to be prepared for everyday life and the…

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For Women, Prepping Is More Than Just Being Prepared

For Women, Prepping Is More Than Just Being Prepared

Everyone should be preparing. Young and old. Men, women, and children. Everyone should be preparing. However, I especially encourage women to be preppers.Women can be seen as being weak, irrational, incapable, and more derogatory terms that are not even remotely truthful. Women can be seen as the weaker sex. Women can be seen as less than (anyone) which is just wrong considering all the progress that has been made towards equality. What makes this doubly wrong is that history has shown…

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Small Batch Canning: Saving Time, Money, and Sanity!

Small Batch Canning: Saving Time, Money, and Sanity!

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you had time during the garden harvest to can all day, every day? When you see super awesome deals on produce at the store, you could purchase them and can them right away when you get home?You don’t have that kind of time? Me neither.A lot of people ask how I get so much canning done when I am busy with a full-time job and kids. I have a good sized garden and we like…

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