More people than ever are getting curious about prepping with the state of the world as it is. Many people become overwhelmed, though, when they first get into prepping. The lifestyle change can be pretty dramatic for some, so it’s easiest to start with ways to prep at home. This article is going to … [Read more...] about How to Start Prepping: 6 Essentials for Basic Survival at Home
I am qualified to make some "senior citizen" comments as I am soon to be 73 and my wife is one year my junior. Fortunately both my wife and I are relatively healthy although my wife does have some pain issues that we have tried to plan for when the SHTF. Although I am a little weary of all the … [Read more...] about An Open Letter from a Seasoned Citizen Prepper
I enjoy apocalyptic movies. This does not mean that I hope for the world to end or I am overly obsesses with preparedness. Some people like comedies. Some like horror flicks. I like disaster movies. Here are a few of my favorites: Day After Tomorrow Dante's Peak War of the Worlds … [Read more...] about 6 Of My Favorite Prepper, Survival, and Post Apocalyptic Movies
As many of you know, I was widowed after 42 years of marriage and although I didn't consider myself a "prepper" I did always keep a well stocked pantry because my former husband was pretty much housebound from brain tumor surgery for 26 years, and I couldn't just run to the store…time wise or … [Read more...] about Why I Began Prepping (widowed after 42 years)
Below You will find a quiz to see how well you would fair in a survival situation. Although I did try and cover all scenario's some of the quiz will not apply to everyone. Have fun with this! 1) Does each person in your family have a Bug-Out Bag which can sustain basic needs for 72 … [Read more...] about 20 Question Quiz: How Prepared Are You?
I walked into a used-a-bit store this last week looking for canning jars and came across this old picture. I believe the copyright was 1917, during the peak of WWI and just before the 1918 influenza pandemic struck and killed nearly 25% (And I have seen the figures as much as 40% of the human … [Read more...] about Why Do I Prepare for Disasters?