24 Nov 2016

Traffic Gridlock – Are You Prepared?

Los Angeles, Thanksgiving Getaway 2016. When I saw these traffic images of complete gridlock, and whenever I see or experience a nightmarish traffic situation, it affects me in a way that’s probably a bit different than others.

22 Nov 2016

The Realistic Prepping Plan

It seems no matter which way you turn lately, there’s someone trying to tell you that you need to prep and unless you have X, Y, and Z, you will fail. You will suffer. Your kids will suffer. “But if you buy this one item, you’ll be all set!”

21 Nov 2016

Water Test Strips

Being able to test water is important. Being able to boil water only kills bacteria, it does nothing for chemical impurities. This means you need to be able to test for them.

19 Nov 2016

How to Make a Concealment Shelf

There are certain items you want to conceal from the eyes of anyone who enters your home, particularly when society goes south. But a good place to hide these items can be extremely difficult to find.

18 Nov 2016

Choosing a commercial bug out bag

A bug out bag should be loaded with all the essentials that enable you to survive for more than three days.

18 Nov 2016

Ways to Secure Your Home if You Can’t Afford a Home Security System

Having a security system is one of the best ways you can protect your home against burglary and intrusion. However, since most of today’s surveillance systems come with expensive price tags, they aren’t always convenient to have, especially if you are on a tight budget.

14 Nov 2016


There has been a great deal on social media the last couple of days about parts, if not all of the United States seeing martial law implemented before January 20th.

12 Nov 2016

Self Reliant Living #022 – Interview With Greg Peterson

Greg Peterson is the founder of the Urban Farm and Urban Farm U and is a green living and sustainability innovator, who is well known regionally as a resident of Phoenix for the last 48 years. Greg is well versed in urban sustainability and food production in dry lands.

10 Nov 2016

The Apocabox — A Nifty Way to Encourage Self-Reliance

After several subscribers on my YouTube channel recommended it, I got a subscription for Creek Stewart’s Apocabox. I’ve done dozens of product reviews, but this is the first time I’ve done an actual box-opening video, where I hadn’t examined the product before the shoot. To top it all, when the Apocabox arrives in the mail, you don’t even know what’s in it.

09 Nov 2016

Preparing Your Kids with Gun Safety Lessons

If society collapsed, would your children know how to handle themselves in a world where knowledge of firearms was elemental to survival?