Podcast: Is The Media Hindering Your Preps? Probably.

<script src=”https://www.buzzsprout.com/85428/540709-episode-27-is-the-media-hurting-your-prepping-probably.js?player=small” type=”text/javascript” charset=”utf-8″></script> I don’t watch the news. I don’t even have a television. I don’t spend hours going over the latest news/outrages/spin/whatever on the internet. This podcast explains why. After years of being a “news junkie”, after letting… Continue Reading


Sanitized for Your Protection: 4 Cleaning Agents for Prepper Medicine Plus 1 To Avoid!

The world is chock full of germs that would love to live in your warm, food-rich interior.  If allowed, they’d move in, eat your food, change your TV channels, poop on your carpet, and generally trash the place. I use… Continue Reading


When A Gun Grabber Asked Me How Many Assault Rifles I Owned… (PG-13 Rated)

Him: How many assault rifles do you own? Me: I don’t own any assault rifles, machine guns require a special license to own and I don’t have it. Him: OK, how many “modern sporting rifles” do you own? Me: How… Continue Reading


Six Common Prepper Mistakes To Avoid

I’ve been around the online prepper community for a while, and I keep seeing the same mistakes being made over and over again by preppers.  The number one mistake I see people make is a lack of attention to their… Continue Reading


Guns are my biggest prepping problem…

They are not my biggest problem because I am afraid of them, don’t know how to use them, wife won’t let me have any… No, my biggest problem is that I LOVE THEM and love buying them and shooting new/different… Continue Reading


The Bad Old Days Are Back? Duck & Cover 2017 Style

Duck & Cover Drill

There’s been a lot of talk in the news about being prepared for a nuclear exchange situation. Duck & Cover Drill Nuclear exchange… those two words really don’t do justice to the horror that would ensue if either side of… Continue Reading


Murder Rate Down In St. Louis Since Concealed Carry Became Constitutional

The body count in the Murder Capital of the US, St. Louis, Missouri, is on a pace to be lower than the past two years following the adoption of constitutionally protected concealed carry statewide in 2017.  According to statistics compiled… Continue Reading


Soapbox: Those who forget the past are doomed….

Genghis Kahn

I think there’s a whole lot of need for history education in this country. There’s a whole lot of people who think a whole lot of absolute nonsense about US and world history. To be fair, the public schools have… Continue Reading


Do the world a favor

Alana On Phone

If you are going to shoot video on your phone, PLEASE hold the dad-gum thing horizontally, like it’s supposed to be. If God had intended you to shoot video on your phone while holding it vertically, he would have made… Continue Reading


Soapbox: Living life in our Circle of Influence

We (Salty, Spice, Mammy and The Man Of The House) think that most preppers (and most people in general for that matter) waste most of their time and mental energy paying attention to the wrong things… politics, the latest news… Continue Reading


Perspective: Nobody needs to be SuperPrepperSurvivalistNinja™

I’m not a SuperPrepperSurvivalistNinja™. I’m kinda old, I’m carrying around far too many pounds (I’m working on that), and I’m not an aggressive go-getter killing machine. You probably aren’t either… at least, I HOPE you aren’t.  What you see when you… Continue Reading


Soapbox: All hat, no cattle preppers / survivalists, a micro-rant

Is it just me, or do many online “survivalist/preppers” come off to you as “all hat, no cattle” types? I’ve been reading posts on blogs & on forums, and I gotta admit some of them are just really making me… Continue Reading