Sod Houses on the Prairie

Once the grid goes down and you bug out, what then? Even if you have a “permanent” settlement, it’s best to plan for the worst. And when your position is compromised and you’re forced to pack up and ad hoc relocate, what’s your plan for procurement of food, water, and all-important shelter? The latter is where we have an idea […]

Burning Wood Furniture: How not to Poison Yourself

On Tuesday February 16th 2021, Dallas-Fort Worth Airport recorded a temperature of -2 F, which broke the previous cold record set back in 1903. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) declared Energy Emergency Alert 3: An EEA3 is declared if operating reserves cannot be maintained above 1,375 megawatts. If conditions do not improve, continue to deteriorate or operating reserves […]

Why Vinegar is a Bug Out Essential

This article contains: History of vinegar How to make vinegar Vinegar medicinal uses Cleaning with vinegar What NOT to do with vinegar Vinegar as a preservative Surviving in the backcountry has its limitations. You will no longer have a 3-car garage to store junk, boxes, materials, or supplies. This may sound ironic but the more space you have in the […]

How to Prep in a World of Dependence

After being asked many times over the years why I prep, it’s time I highlight my rationale and mentality for implementing prepping into my lifestyle. Prepping is not about being scared for the world to end, but it’s about avoiding being scared. Survival prepping is to protect yourself and those around you that you love. For me, it’s all about […]