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 […]

Call to Action: December 15′ – Shelter

December 1, 2015 Rourke 4

This is the second installment of a new monthly series called “Call to Action”. Call to Action (CTA) is a monthly reminder to review one part of your prep’s and strengthen it. This month is looking at what I […]

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

December 1, 2015 Rourke 3

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I […]