Having a survival and preparedness blog is beginning to change my life in some pretty interesting ways. For one, although Thomas and I have always been quite serious about self-sufficiency and prep, I do feel that having this blog has made us even more in-tune with the … [Read more...]
Preppers, Prepping & Preparedness
Preparedness related posts. Includes topics such as stockpiling, first aid, & survival gear. Buffing up a stockpile? Check out these cheap survival gear items.
Already have the basics stockpiled? Use the following checklists to make sure you haven't left out anything important: The Ultimate Survival Gear List, The Ultimate First Aid Supplies List, Best Non-Perishable Survival Foods List, Winter Emergency Supplies List.
Buying a Survival Kit? Why It’s Always Better to Make It Yourself
If you're new to the survival and preparedness scene, it's easy to find yourself caught up in a whirlwind of new information being thrown at you by survival shows, magazines, and a plethora of websites, all trying to sell you a one-size-fits-all survival solution for your … [Read more...]
The Best Survival Foods: Non-Perishables That Can Outlive You
Whether you're sick of throwing out food that's long past its expiry date, or are working on preparing a food stockpile in case of an emergency, consumables that practically never spoil can be a huge asset to your household. This article lists non-perishable food items that … [Read more...]
Electrical Grid Down – No Power in a Canadian Winter
At around 1:00 AM on December 22, 2013, the power in our house went out and did not return for a total of 5 nights and 4 days. Horrifying, since just looking outside our window reminded us the weather wasn't going to go above freezing any time soon. This article explains how … [Read more...]
5 Prepper Resolutions for the New Year
We've been thinking a lot about prepping in the past few weeks - even more than usual in light of the fact that our city (Toronto) recently suffered from a massive power outage in the final weeks of December. We were personally impacted, as our house lost electricity for … [Read more...]
25 Survival Gear Christmas Stocking Stuffers Under $15!
Okay, so maybe it's a little early to start planning for the upcoming holiday season, but in our household, any excuse to browse through pages of survival gear is an excuse we're not going to pass up! If you're looking for practical gifts to give this Christmas and are on … [Read more...]
How to Stockpile Items for Free or Next to Nothing
Although it is possible to find food, medicine, and other household items using these methods, this article will be concentrating more on the types of items that do not fit into these specific categories. The kinds of items you either will always need in stock in your house, … [Read more...]
How to Stockpile Food and Other Goods Cheaply
Building up a stockpile from scratch can be expensive and financially demanding, but if you're serious about prepping, it's a financial burden that will have to be overcome. Fortunately, there are quite a few things you can do to lessen the blow to your wallet, even if … [Read more...]
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