Just what constitutes “SHTF”?

December 21, 2015 Rourke 16

Whether it is in the pages of this website or countless other places across the Internet the perspective over what constitutes a “SHTF event” is often discussed. Typical characteristics involve power outages, communications down, food […]

On the ninth day of Christmas…..

December 21, 2015 Rourke 0

On the ninth day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Nine Insect Repellents,  Eight P-38 Can Openers,  Seven Cases of Toilet Paper,  Six Sawyer Water Filters,  Five Power Banks,  Four Pocket Stoves, […]

On the eighth day of Christmas…..

December 20, 2015 Rourke 1

On the eighth day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Eight P-38 Can Openers,  Seven Cases of Toilet Paper,  Six Sawyer Water Filters,  Five Power Banks,  Four Pocket Stoves, Three Wooly Blankets, Two […]

On the seventh day of Christmas…..

December 19, 2015 Rourke 1

On the seventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Seven Cases of Toilet Paper,  Six Sawyer Water Filters,  Five Power Banks,  Four Pocket Stoves, Three Wooly Blankets, Two Mechanix gloves, and totally […]

On the sixth day of Christmas…..

December 18, 2015 Rourke 0

On the sixth day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Six Sawyer Water Filters,  Five Power Banks,  Four Pocket Stoves, Three Wooly Blankets, Two Mechanix gloves, and totally awesome Chogan T-Hawk in a […]

On the fifth day of Christmas…..

December 17, 2015 Rourke 0

On the fifth day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Five Power Banks,  Four Pocket Stoves, Three Wooly Blankets, Two Mechanix gloves, and totally awesome Chogan T-Hawk in a Paratus 3 Day Pack. […]

On the Fourth Day of Christmas…….

December 16, 2015 Rourke 0

On the fourth day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Four Pocket Stoves, Three Wooly Blankets, Two Mechanix gloves, and totally awesome Chogan T-Hawk in a Paratus 3 Day Pack.  

On the Third Day of Christmas…….

December 15, 2015 Rourke 0

On the third day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Three Wooly Blankets, Two Mechanix gloves, and totally awesome Chogan T-Hawk in a Paratus 3 Day Pack.  

On the First Day of Christmas…….

December 13, 2015 Rourke 1

Here is the annual Twelve Days of Christmas – Survival & Preparedness Edition: On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   and totally awesome Chogan T-Hawk in a Paratus 3 […]

Efforts in preparedness organization

December 5, 2015 Rourke 13

Organizing supplies is going well but taking longer than I would like. Trying to use some common sense in placing those items used more frequently to be most accessible while those rarely needed stuck in […]

Underrated Survival Prep – Candles

December 4, 2015 Rourke 21

My wife is a candle freak. We have spent a small fortune on Partylite and Yankee Candles over the years. They are decorative and are functional providing light in a lightless room. When it comes […]

Medical Supplies As Survival Barter Items

December 3, 2015 Rourke 12

Rourke: This article was originally published HERE at the DoomandBloom.net website.   I recently received a communication from a paramedic who asked what I keep in terms of silver and gold for barter purposes in […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Bug Out Bag the Essentials

December 2, 2015 Rourke 3

  This infographic looks pretty good and I like the organization method of using different color internal bags. A couple things not mentioned include a water purifier and a firearm. There are lots of great […]