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Month: May 2019

You Need To Prep For Where You Are Now, Not Where You Want To Be

You Need To Prep For Where You Are Now, Not Where You Want To Be

While preppers can be some of the most positive people you could ever meet, there are some really hopeful preppers that need a reality check. A lot of people in forums and in groups talk about prepping for their bug out location or when they move to a rural location. While that is all fine and good, the problem is that they are prepping for a place that does not really exist at the moment.Unless you live in your bug…

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The Penny-Pinching Prepper Book Review

The Penny-Pinching Prepper Book Review

(I will be reviewing books as I read them this year. I have either purchased these myself or were given them for review. As always, I have affiliate links attached to this post to help make a little extra for my family and support this blog.)I have been working through my stack of prepping books to be read. The Penny-Pinching Prepper: Save More, Spend Less and Get Prepared For Any Disaster by Bernie Carr has been one of the best…

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16 Reusable Practical Items You Should Always Have In Your Home and In Your Preps

16 Reusable Practical Items You Should Always Have In Your Home and In Your Preps

Being a prepper and being way more interested in self-reliance, I have become a lot more interested in items that can be reused time and time again. I would not have bought most of these things fifteen years ago, but now? I couldn’t imagine life without them.These things I think are important for home and possibly your survival. They are things that should stand the test of time, but we all know that can’t always be true. You should be…

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Does Anyone Really Know What Will Happen After An SHTF Event Happens?

Does Anyone Really Know What Will Happen After An SHTF Event Happens?

As preppers and survivalists, we like to think we have an idea of what will happen after an SHTF happens. We all have ideas of what can be and how horrible it will be. However, we cannot really know what will happen after an SHTF event occurs.Unless you have lived and dealt with the aftermath of a terrible natural disaster, you cannot really understand the magnitude of the damage and rebuilding that needs to take place. Unless you have lived…

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The Case For Why You Need To Become Self-Sufficient & Self-Reliant Now

The Case For Why You Need To Become Self-Sufficient & Self-Reliant Now

I am going to preface this post today for you. I wrote this about four months ago. I have sat on this post since then. I am usually a pretty positive, fairly practical person. Not much really gets me down on a normal day. However, the state of our economy along with the financial situations of a good deal of Americans have gotten me fairly worried with a good dose of being angry. This is me being angry after receiving…

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8 Ways To Quickly and Frugally Build Up Your Food Stockpiles and Pantry

8 Ways To Quickly and Frugally Build Up Your Food Stockpiles and Pantry

When you first start prepping, you become a little bit obsessed about obtaining your preps. You never know when you will need it, but you think you need to build up your stockpiles rather quickly.I thought I needed to get my stockpile built as soon as possible and as much as the budget allowed! However, I couldn’t just throw money at my stockpile. I didn’t have a lot of extra money left over at the end of the paycheck to…

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