How to Stockpile Emergency Toilet Paper

Not everything we need to acquire as preppers falls into one of the three Bs: bullets, beans and bandages. Some preps are everyday items that are entirely mundane, perhaps even considered luxuries depending on your standard of living in the world, but are nonetheless one of those items that can make things just a little … Read more

5 Ways to Secure Your Preps From Intruders

old shed full of supplies

So your hard work and vigilance paid off; you sacrificed, scrimped, saved and religiously laid in supplies and stored provision ample enough to see you through a crisis that you hoped would never happen, but lo and behold it has. Mercifully you and your family survived. Your house is intact. You should be okay, after … Read more

What to do with $1000 right now

A little while back I read a post concerning a recommendation on where to spend $900 on survival & preparedness preps. I love thinking about stuff like this. It is sorta like “What would I do if I won the lottery?” Back to reality. There are many people across this great country that are just … Read more

Bartering after TSHTF

In the event that there is some type of cataclysmic situation that reduces society and the economy back to the stone ages (or close to it) – bartering will become a common method of commerce. With that in mind – I have been putting some additional items in my preps with “barter” in mind. Here … Read more

Top 50 Budget Preparedness Items on Amazon

Frequent readers will know that I am a huge fan of for purchasing preparedness stuff – as well as all kinds of other items. Low prices, huge selection, and Free Shipping on most orders is what has be coming back month after month. Amazon offers a Prime membership, which provides benefits such as free … Read more

Gorilla Tape – Here’s Why You Need It

Gorilla tape

Duct tape is one of the most useful additions to a survival stockpile that can be made. Super versatile in many applications – I know of nothing else that can replace it. I have several rolls of duct tape – but have found a different type that I will be stockpiling – Gorilla Tape. I … Read more

37 Survival Items You Can Get on the Cheap

flashlights and lanterns

With today’s declining economy – many of us are on tight budgets. Even so – this does doesn’t change the goal that many of us have – to prepare for troubling times ahead for ourselves and our family. Visiting some websites and reading certain books – you can get the feeling that you have to have a full year’s … Read more