Hiding places and small caches

Most discussions regarding caches involve burying them. No doubt that for the ultimate security – burying is best. For this post above ground caches will be considered. There may be reasons why burying certain supplies is not the best option. One example is for whatever reason you find yourself outside of your main residence and … Read more

Recent visit with JP from The Homestead Report

This past weekend I had an opportunity to visit with JP from The Homestead Report. Having been a reader of JP’s blog for a several weeks – I was excited to get together with a fellow prepper and someone of like-mind. The Homestead is located down a long winding country road in Georgia well into … Read more

My 10 must have items for a Bug Out Bag-Part 2

By BadVooDooDaddy  For Part 1 – click on the link above.   Rourke from and I got together and decided to guest post on each others blog about our Top 10 Items necessary for a good bug out bag.  I am sure that our choices will be different, that’s the whole idea about a bug … Read more

Thinking about Bug-out Vehicles

I am in the process of looking for another vehicle after selling my previous “bug out” vehicle – a Chevy Blazer ZR2. My thoughts on what to get and what might be the best bug-out vehicle is beginning to change. Previously – I had based my needs something that could haul my family of 4 … Read more

Possible Bug Out Location Visited

outpost on the homestead

A few weeks ago I visited my brothers property in Georgia. I have been considering setting up to relocate to this property should it look like it’s about to hit the fan and staying put turns out not to be a good idea. For shelter – I am looking at placing a medium-sized RV somewhere on the land and … Read more

Gear Review: Paladin Mission Pack Expedition

I recently received a new bag called the Paladin Mission Pack Expedition. This is a larger capacity bag which could serve many purposes – from backpacking, camping, to a full-fledged “bug out” kit. Let’s get straight to the bags dimensions: The Paladin Mission Pack, Expedition is comprised of: (1) large capacity main compartment 6 in. … Read more

Bugging Out On Foot – What to Expect

woman carrying backpack outdoors

Bugging out is something that you must consider as a prepper. When a situation becomes unsalvageable, or the danger of staying put or bugging in entails risks that you are not willing to take, it is time to get out of Dodge. Many preppers plan to bug-out using a personally-owned vehicle of some kind but … Read more