By the WE2's To us, having our travel trailer is a must. Not only do we love to travel and camp, it just sort of "feels good" to know we pretty much will always have a roof over our heads and the taxes are cheap since it's taxed as personal property rather than real estate. We also believe … [Read more...] about Campers As A Bug Out Vehicle
by Wyzyrd , Editor-At-Large This isn't really a soup, but a successful experiment that would work well in a “Bev-style” thermal cooker, as well as an electric crock pot. Amazing flavor, not much work. I saw a menu item called “Beer-Braised Carnitas” on a website, and wanted to try it without … [Read more...] about Slow-Cooker Carnitas
By Mammarock I would like to note here that all the emergency backpacks and car packs that I have been seeing lately are either, and, or.... red in color or have EMERGENCY KIT, or the company that prepared them.... like EMERGENCY ESSENTIALS.... sewn on or painted in huge letters across them in an … [Read more...] about Camouflaging Your Car Packs
by Wyzyrd, Editor-at-Large I was going through one of the containers, and ran across a few things that don't make it onto a lot of “Survival Gear” lists, but can come in very, very handy. 1) a “4-in-1” Farriers's Rasp Now, I haven't been in kicking distance of a horse in a long, long … [Read more...] about Some Other Weird Prep Items from Wyzyrd
By Randy Bock I recently read an article on a prepping blog entitled “Are You Crazy To Continue Believing In Collapse?” which made me realize that my ideas and purposes in ‘prepping’ may be a bit different than mainstream. I am first a homesteader. From a young age I had a homesteading … [Read more...] about Are We Crazy?
By Bev, There has been a lot of talk on prepper sites about having caches of supplies on your property and other places, just in case. And most of the time the thought is to bury these caches. I'm sorry, but in Minnesota that means buried until spring and the frost goes out of the ground. But … [Read more...] about Why You Should Have A Junk Pile