When we prepare for an uncertain future, we often consider the big things. Things like preparing a bug-out bag, getting enough water, foraging for food, buying enough ammo or increasing our tactical skills. Yet there are smaller items that make life better. Having soap, for instance. Or toilet paper. Or, in the case of today's article, being able to shave and still feel like a … [Read more...] about Why Switching To a Double-edge Safety Razor Makes Sense
With all the hype swirling around in the prepping arena, self sustainability, and all that which can be implied, we often times lose sight of the little things that we can and should practice on a daily basis. Every Day Carry or EDC items are keys that can assist in a crisis or simply make a moment of life easier. I can’t tell you how many times that a pocketknife and a … [Read more...] about Will Others Die Because You Aren't Prepared?
You and your buddy are out in the forest foraging for wild greens and stumble across a interesting weed that you know sucks venom from insect bites. The weed is located near a hill side where you inform your buddy that you see some edible wild plants. Problem is that is just rained and the slope is slippery. Your buddy gets a little too close to the hill side and takes a … [Read more...] about How To Clean and Dress a Wound
SHTF and the grid falls. There are no emergency services and everyone is on their own. Chaos is breaking out all over as society starts to crumble. A very real and possible scenario for a system that is already beginning to show signs of failing. It could happen at any time of the year. If it happened in the summer would you know how to keep cool without the modern conveniences … [Read more...] about Will You Die From Heat Stroke If The Grid Falls
My wife has been making our soap for over a year. Once you start using homemade, chemical-free, natural soap... it's hard to go back to the factory-produced stuff. The only thing I really miss is Sodium laureth sulfate. Just kidding. I've spent a decent amount of time considering the options in case of a collapse. If everything fell apart and we could no longer hit the local … [Read more...] about Grow Your Own Soapmaking Materials