If there's one thing that's bothering me the absolute most about this pandemic, it's the uncertainty. The fact that we don't and can't know when this will all blow over leaves me a little on edge. And yes, I know that Thomas & I will likely be fine no matter how long … [Read more...]
It’s Strangely Satisfying That What I’ve Stockpiled Has Never Gone to Waste
This is not exactly relevant to the epitome of prepping at all - I think it's important to prep even if you end up with waste (though I think it's good to minimize waste) because I think it's important to be prepared in case worst-case scenarios happen. To me, the cost of … [Read more...]
Prepper Lessons: What Mistakes Have You Made & Learned From?
While I haven't been prepping for very long in comparison to most of you, I'd like to think I've learned quite a lot over the years through mistakes I've made with prepping. Honestly, mistakes make some of the most valuable lessons resonate with you, even when you probably … [Read more...]
The Value of Dehydrated Foods & MRES in a Prepper’s Food Stockpile
So I've spoken about this briefly before, but basically my opinion on rotating through a food stockpile has actually changed since I first began prepping. I used to think that - in an ideal situation - I 100% wanted to rotate through every single item in my prepper food … [Read more...]
How Often Do You Change the Gear You Everyday Carry?
My personal EDC habits, especially in terms of how often I swap in and out the things I carry, have changed considerably over the years. I know there are many who like to change what they take out with them daily, but I've never been the type to change what I EDC very … [Read more...]
Chosen By Our Readers: Victorinox’s Best Swiss Army Knives to EDC
Picking out the best Victoriniox Swiss Army Knife is not at all an easy feat considering just how many options Victorinox gives you, and how many variations of those different there are to choose from. There's no way I could have mad up a list of the top SAKs on my own, so I … [Read more...]
Diabetes Preparedness: Emergency, Disaster, & SHTF Preps for Diabetics
We've received a lot of reader questions asking us how to prep for diabetes over the years. How many? I couldn't possibly count. It's a lot, and not all from preppers who are themselves diabetics either. We get a number of concerned relatives who are emailing because they … [Read more...]
SAK Chat: What’s Your Favourite Swiss Army Knife?
I know from when I asked you guys a few months back what knife was in your pocket that a lot of you carry Swiss Army Knives. Actually, the Victorinox Classic made it to the #1 spot on my list compiling your responses to that question. There's no way anyone could deny the … [Read more...]
Cyber Monday 2017 Knife & Outdoor Gear Deals
Back again with a Cyber Monday post, and just as I'd hoped, Amazon's deals are a lot better for knife aficionados - and hell even for outdoor gear junkies & survivalists - than Black Friday's sales were. Concentrating on Amazon & Blade HQ this time, because … [Read more...]
Black Friday 2017 Knife & Outdoor Gear Discounts
Welcome to our annual Black Friday Knife & Gear Deal Round up! This year (unlike last year) we have some pretty worthwhile Amazon deals you might want to jump on, though unlike last year, these are very, very few and far between, meaning we simply don't have much to … [Read more...]
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