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Preparedness

40 Flicks for Prepper Movie Night

I know it isn't just me. Every prepper I know loves a good disaster flick.  Heck, it doesn't even have to be that good for some of us to watch them.  We just enjoy sitting back and watching a fictional disaster unfold so that we can strategize how we would handle it, mock the hero for his or her poor decisions (you know, those dumb moves that a prepper would never make), [...]

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Health

Introducing Nutritional Anarchy: At War with Big Food

It's time for a revolution. The enemy is a group of large corporations who have taken over the food supply of our country, aided and abetted by corrupt government watchdog agencies and paid-off politicians. We're at war against Big Agri, Big Pharma, and Big Food. It's time to commit acts of nutritional anarchy, in defiance of the "rules" that are making it incre [...]

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Frugality

20 Signs That You Might Be A Cheapskate

Do you enjoy saving a buck more than most people?  Do you have a black belt in frugality? Here are 20 surefire signs that you are embracing your cheap side.  How many things on this list apply to you? You take it as a personal challenge to see how long you can go without spending money. The game is even better if you have a spouse or friend with whom you can compete. Yo [...]

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Resistance

World Health Organization: Monsanto's Roundup "Probably" Causes Cancer

The WHO has issued a damning pronouncement about the world's largest seed company: Glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto's toxic Round-up herbicide, is "probably carcinogenic." The announcement comes after a report was published by the International Agency for Research on Cancer in a British medical journal.  The agency cited numerous studies in which occupational e [...]

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Featured Articles

How to Avoid GMOs When You're on a Budget

This article originally appeared as a guest post on Eat Local Grown What’s the most controversial topic at the grocery store these days? It’s GMOs. Should you consume them? Are they okay in moderation? Should you strictly avoid them at all times? And if so, how on earth can you manage to navigate the store without stepping into a genetically modified landmine? And if you [...]

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How to Create a Safe Room in Your House or Apartment

The homes of many rich, famous people have a secret hidden within them.  Somewhere, in the depths of the home, is a secure room to which the residents can retreat in the event of a home invasion or violent intruder.  A safe room was carved into the original house plan, and many of these are state of the art.  Features might include a bank of monitors for viewing what's goin [...]

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99 Healthy Meals and Snacks for People Who Can't Cook

The most common excuses I hear when people tell my why they can't eat healthy, non-GMO food is that they "can't" cook or that they "don't have time" to cook. It's a sad disservice that our schools have decided that home economics class is no longer necessary. Whether you are male or female, the ability to put together a nourishing, tasty meal on a budget can't be overrated. [...]

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Max Velocity and the Importance of Training: You "Don't Know What You Don't Know"

Originally Published at The Daily Sheeple Sometimes, philosophical wisdom comes from an unlikely place.  In this case, it's the boxing ring. "Everyone's got a plan until they get punched in the mouth."  ~ Mike Tyson In no realm is this quote more applicable than the preparedness realm. Have you ever made the humbling discovery that you had been wildly overconfi [...]

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Most Popular Posts

Five Reasons Why I'll Never Get a Flu Shot

If you're looking for a deeply scientific treatise on the flu shot, this isn't it. I'm not a chemist, a physician or someone with an advanced degree in biology.  I'm just a mom with an internet connection.  I'm a person who has researched and compiled an assortment of worrisome facts that point in one direction: the flu shot is NOT beneficial. Some of these reasons ar [...]

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The EPA Takes an Ax to Self-Sufficiency: Most Woodburning Stoves Will Soon Be Illegal

When you think of that little dream homestead in the woods, what does it include?  Probably a well and septic system, a little stream bubbling nearby, a chicken coop, a sunroom for winter growing, and a cozy fire to curl up next to. When my daughter and I spent a year living in a cabin in the Northwoods of Canada, our woodstove was our lifeline. It was the only source of [...]

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Brown Bag Ban: Fed Gov Tells Preschool Parents No Lunch From Home Without a Doctor's Note

It looks like the days of trading half of your peanut butter and jelly sandwich for half of your best friend's ham sandwich may soon be over if the federal government has anything to do with it. A Richmond, Virginia mother received the following note, telling her not to pack a lunch for her pre-school age child. (source: Momdot.com) Dear Parents, I have received wor [...]

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Tyler Smith of Doomsday Preppers: Apex Predator or Apex Punk?

If there was ever a case study on why preppers should be prepared to defend their supplies, the upcoming episode of National Geographic's Doomsday Preppers would provide a perfect example. “We’re not in it to stockpile. We’re in it to take what you have and there’s nothing you can do to stop us,” Tyler Smith says. “We are your worst nightmare, and we are coming. [...]

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