Tag Archive for prepping

Should Preppers Take Vacations?

One way of thinking is that the prepared should remain close to their preps because they need to protect them, continue prepping, and of course be near their preps should some event happen.  It sounds reasonable, right?  After all, isn’t…

Wood Resources – Not Always Easy to Get

While many people are stocking up on propane and gasoline to operate furnaces and generators, others are stocking up on wood.  Many people think that having a large supply of propane will get them through any hard time that might…

For a Rainy Day — Not Just for Preppers Anymore

It seems everyone is jumping on the prepper wagon, even if they don’t want to admit it, they want the money generated by prepper customers.  Case in point?  Wal-Mart has a new program for stocking your pantry for a rainy…

Zombie Apocalypse?

I get all sorts of crazy requests.  This one sounded fun, or funny, I’m not sure which.  I had to post it because it’s amazing how quickly the rest of the world doesn’t mind talking and preparing for the zombie…

Sherry’s Hurricane Story

HURRICANE IVAN By Sherry Churchill  Hurricane Ivan changed me forever. My husband, Larry, and I lived in Pensacola, Florida in September of 2004. Having retired in 2002, we built a lovely brick home across the street from Perdido Bay. As…

Hurricane Season and Livestock

Hurricane season and livestock are not a well matched pair.  One of the horrid things we see during hurricanes is the loss of livestock.  There are situations where evacuating livestock is not possible but, given the nature of hurricanes, the…

Book Review: Surviving Doomsday

Where we live is susceptible to almost every natural disaster.  Since it only snows about every 100 years here, that isn’t a problem.   Everything else is up for grabs.  Currently we are experiencing the worst drought I have ever seen.  If…

Preppers Knowledge Bank: Prepping and Raising Children

Have you ever met, or are you, someone who grew up during the Great Depression?  Did you happen to notice their personal habits?  Do they tend to be more frugal?  Less willing to waste anything?  Do they hesitate to throw…

Free Prepping Series: Part 5: Planning Your Stash

Earlier we discussed travel routes and the planning required to get out of town in the shortest amount of time possible.  Today we are going to talk about planning your stashes.   Just a reminder, planning costs nothing and help…