Tag Archive for preppers

Why are we Preppers?

People ask us why we are preppers and sometimes I ask myself the same thing. Looking at our country…our world, I have to wonder…are things getting worse? I observe things going along day by day fairly normal fashion. People go…

Privacy is Important, but is Overlooked by Some Preppers

Let’s face it.  Some topics seem to be taboo.  Privacy needs for individuals and couples is one of those seemingly taboo topics among preppers.  Unfortunately, there is evidence that people design shelters that do not provide privacy even though it…

Knowledge: The Most Important Commodoty

While we all agree everyone should be prepared for just about any emergency as reasonably possible, not everyone agrees about the details of preparing.  How much food to stock, weapons or no weapons, water storage and a host of other…

Ducks Don’t Know They’re Not Chickens

Did you ever go to dinner with someone who never once took a drink of beverage during the whole meal?  Did it seem weird to you?  Most people drink a beverage during the meal, but not everyone.  Chickens are like…

Keep Your Flock Healthy

It is important to be sure your flock is well cared for, receive appropriate food and water and have ample space to remain healthy.  Clean the water and food containers daily to prevent disease.  If birds are housed in a building, it…

Preppers and Veterinarians

While prepping, most of us make sure we have enough supplies for our family, including furry friends.  That supply of pet meds and animal food is important to the well being of the whole family.  Dog and cats will bring…

Prepper Dogs

If you are like many preppers, there is a dog or two, or maybe more, on your property.  Maybe they live in your house as a member of the family.  Even the yippie little ones are usually good at alerting…

Hermetically Sealed Seeds?

According to the U. S. Food and Drug Administration, “Hermetically sealed container means a container that is designed and intended to be secure against the entry of microorganisms and thereby to maintain the commercial sterility of its contents after processing”. That’s…

CNBC’s “America’s Gun, the rise of the AR 15”

How many of you watched the show?  If you didn’t you should.  It’s on their website.  It starts out benignly.  But don’t let that fool you.  The plot thickens as Brian Sullivan, the narrator, starts changing his tone.  In the beginning…

Raising Turkey for Meat

When considering fowl for meat, people often overlook raising turkey.  Most people, preppers included, only prepare the obligatory holiday bird for Thanksgiving and Christmas.  What a shame!  More shameful is the fact that turkey, like all livestock, is better when you raise…