Monthly Archives: December 2012

6 Cleaning Necessities for Your Stockpile

If you have these 6 items, there’s nothing you can’t clean: Baking soda Bleach Borax Dawn dish soap  Table salt White vinegar Many of us have spent our valuable dollars buying the latest in cleaning supplies.  What we’re really paying for is harsh chemicals (some of them carcinogenic) and artificial fragrances (many of which are […]

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December 28, 2012

January Pantry Challenge

Have you ever wondered how life would be if you couldn’t go to the store for a month?  Of course you have – you’re a prepper! Well, I’m taking the month of January to test my preps.  And if I post it here, then I’m accountable. The rules: No shopping!.  If we don’t have it, […]

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December 25, 2012

Is It Too Late to Start Prepping?

A lot of new folks are starting to realize that the outlook in North America is every bit as grim as the reality in European countries like Greece, Spain, Portugal and a host of others. When even the mainstream media is making dire predictions, the writing is truly on the wall. If you’re new at […]

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December 23, 2012

Fit…Survival Style

by Lisa LaMore Fit There are few people in the real world that actually enjoy exercise. In fact, most people find exercise to be punishment…they think, “I’m fat…I have to exercise.” Have to? No one should HAVE to exercise. It should not be a cerebral encumbrance. Neither should it be so domesticated…after all, our world […]

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December 22, 2012

What Does It Mean to “Prepare for the Economic Collapse”?

Last week I wrote an article in response to the media’s vilification of preppers in the aftermath of the horrible tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut.  The article was quoted in an article on, to my great astonishment, and that is when I saw how little most people understand about prepping.  You can see in most […]

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December 21, 2012

Killer Corn

Usually I like to discuss the pros and cons of a particular element of food storage.  I like to weigh the benefit versus the cost of the conventional and organic varieties. There is one “food” that has become so toxic and so polluted that I will not have it in my home. Corn. This crop […]

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December 19, 2012


One of the  most common reasons that people give for not prepping is the cost involved.  People seem to have this mental image of a  bedroom or basement dedicated to being filled to the rafters with cans of Chef-Boy-Ardee.  They imagine someone going out and spending $5000 at a time for a year’s worth of […]

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