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How to Make a Paracord Bracelet

How to Make a Paracord Bracelet

Because of the article I’ve written on my every-day carry kit as well as the How to Put Together the Ultimate Survival Kit article, I’ve had a number of readers ask me for the instructions on how to make a paracord bracelet. Like I’ve mentioned in both of those articles, paracord is such a useful tool […]

Homemade Lamps from Everyday Objects

Homemade Lamps from Everyday Objects

Having the ability to create light without needing electricity should be part of everyone’s emergency essentials. While flashlights are certainly helpful, batteries quickly die out so having a store of candles on hand can provide the light and morale boost that one needs to make it through a dark night or two. But what if […]

The Fantastic Four – 4 Essential Wild Edible Plants that May Just Save Your Life

The Fantastic Four – 4 Essential Wild Edible Plants that May Just Save Your Life

Did you realize that knowing just 4 wild edible plants could one day save your life? If there were any four categories of plants that I would recommend all people to know how to use and identify it would be these: Grass, Oak, Pine, and Cattail. For the knowledgeable survivor, knowing just these four plants […]

The Color Code of Awareness: Developing a Combat Mindset

The Color Code of Awareness: Developing a Combat Mindset

Used by soldiers and CIA agents alike, The Color Code of Awareness will help you see danger before it strikes and may just save your life. In this article I describe a mindset used by our soldiers, special agents, and law-enforcement personnel that heightens your awareness and allows you to see potential threats to your […]

How to Choose a Survival Knife

How to Choose a Survival Knife

Ever wonder how to choose the perfect survival knife? This article will show you how. In my opinion, a survival knife is your most important tool when caught in a wilderness survival situation. While it’s true that you can improvise a knife out of stone or bone when out in the wilds, there’s nothing that compares […]

How to Make a Survival Stove (Car Heater)

How to Make a Survival Stove (Car Heater)

With winter coming soon for many of us who live in the colder climates, getting stranded in your car can become a dangerous possibility. As a result, everyone’s emergency car kit should contain the ability to heat your car if you were stranded or holed up waiting the passage of a winter storm. Even if running […]

How to Gain Security in an Uncertain World

How to Gain Security in an Uncertain World

We live in a time where our basic needs are met through a complex network of communications, supply lines, and relationships. The obvious benefit of this system is the ability to deliver goods and services to specific locations in an extremely efficient manner. For example, water is clean and readily available through a simple twist […]

How to Put Together the Ultimate Survival Kit

How to Put Together the Ultimate Survival Kit

This post is sponsored by Prepper Academy, the only preparedness program that shows you step-by-step how to rapidly prepare for the coming hard times — no matter what your income or where you live. Would you be willing to stake your life on your survival kit? I would. There are so many debates when it comes […]

Getting Started with Food Storage

Getting Started with Food Storage

Although this site covers various topics such as wilderness survival, personal protection, and getting your financial house in order — if there were just one topic that I would want you to work on, it would be this: Food Storage. If possible, every family should have some amount of food storage on hand — three months being the minimum but […]