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Dollar Store Prepping

Of all the articles that we’ve written, the one that is the most enduring favorite of our readers has been Grocery Store Prepping. Besides grocery stores, there are other vendors in our neighborhoods that can also serve up some pretty good preps, and many of them at discounted prices. >>Learn more.

6 Reasons Why People Don’t Prep

We have discussed the objections many people have to prepping and have found that they break down into a few basic categories. We thought we’d share them with you along with our responses. >>Learn more

Preparedness Check and Challenge

We’re here to help. Use the Preparedness Check and Challenge checklist below to evaluate where you are now and where you want to be. >>Learn more

Budgeting for Prepping

We have turned to a guest-blogger, Gale Newell, for some advice in this area. She has really come through! You’ll also find my thoughts and comments after hers. >>Learn more.

National Preparedness Month – Make it Work for You

Am I more prepared now than I was at this time last year? How can I take advantage of National Preparedness month? This article will help you answer both of these questions and more.  >>Learn more.

Making Gardening Easier-Getting Started

 This blog is the first in a six-part series on ways to make gardening easier. It contains the beginning checklist. Details will follow in future blogs.  >>Learn more here


The Approaching Day Prepper Six Rules of Gun Safety

There are four rules of gun safety that are universally taught. You’ll find them on every reputable gun blog. Before I discuss those four, there are two I’d like to add. >>Learn more here

Prepper Planning in 2014 – A calendar to help you plan

I want to encourage you to do some planning this week. Find a little bit of time to think ahead toward all that 2014 holds and set your priorities for the coming year. And be sure that part of that planning includes your prepping efforts. Phil and I did it Sunday evening and we are really glad we did. Phil is by nature a non-planner, so when I suggested we actually use this calendar I created as a result of my blog about Living from a Prepper Perspective…well, let’s just say it was one of those “yes dear” moments. He was gracious enough because he’s a great guy, but in his heart of hearts he felt like he was about to swallow some horrible-but-good-for-you medicine. Before we were done, however, he was a believer. He agreed that the whole experience was positive. And we were all done in just about 30 minutes. >>Learn more

Start a Prepper Notebook – Today!

A hard copy of your preparations will be especially helpful if and when your computer doesn’t work or can’t access the internet. Be sure to download the suggested Table of Contents page to help you get started!  >>Read more here

Top 94 Items to Disappear First

I am easily overwhelmed by long lists and too many options. So let me offer some advice: Take the list and work through it as much as you can without being overwhelmed. Then make a plan of things you need to buy or learn. Then work your plan.  >>Learn more.

25 Things to Do Before the Economic Collapse

Preparation for a time when life is very different from how it is now is about more than food, water and shelter. There are things we can do to get our financial house ready as well. >>Learn more.