The safety of your family is probably the most important thing to you, and no matter how old those little ones get, it’s always going to be a priority. To ease the stress and worry of keeping your family safe, we have put together a small list of items to include in your house first […]
Are your papers in order? No, I’m not talking about the papers you might have to show the guard at a checkpoint. Though that might happen one day. I’m talking about your personal documents. It’s best to get prepared by putting your papers in order. What If… If you or a loved one dies, […]
Editor’s note: Capt. William E. Simpson II expresses strong opinions on the question, “Are Marauders A Credible Threat To Preppers?” I’ve never been impressed with National Geographic’s prepper shows, and what Capt. Bill says here does nothing to change my mind. See what you think. Capt. Bill is the author of The Nautical Prepper and […]
There’s no new DestinySurvival Radio show this week in observance of Thanksgiving. But I encourage you to listen to any of the dozens of shows linked on my DestinySurvival Radio page. Why not download something to listen to as you travel? And, if you can spare a minute or two, I’d appreciate your input concerning […]
Editor’s note: Capt. William E. Simpson II gives guidance on how to avoid what he says is the number one prepper mistake. He’s the author of The Nautical Prepper and was my DestinySurvival Radio guest twice in October. View posts about those shows here and here. – John If you are considering some level of […]
With the holidays just around the corner, I thought it would be a good idea to replay the DestinySurvival Radio show I did last spring with Tess Pennington. She’s the author of The Prepper’s Cookbook. It will help you stock your survival pantry. And it would make a great gift for someone you want to […]
Suppose you need to open a can, but you don’t have a can opener of any kind. What would you do? For one solution, watch the short video below on opening a can without a can opener. If you do what’s shown, you’ll want to have a sturdy knife blade. And watch out for your […]
An old song says, “Don’t let the sun catch you crying.” But when it comes to solar weather, don’t let the sun make you cry. Is it possible that the sun could cause depression or even be bad for your health? Most of us are aware of the winter blues we can get when weather’s […]
Ever thought of living in a dumpster for survival? I hadn’t either. But here’s an amazing thing to ponder. The short video below features one man’s efforts to make a dumpster into a mini home. He’s even figured out a way to have electricity. But talk about a tiny house!
Prepping can be overwhelming, especially for new preppers. What do you do when you need help prepping? Did you know you can get professional help to get started? Yes, there’s such a thing as a preparedness consultant. And I spoke to one for this week’s DestinySurvival Radio. Mark Smith is Senior Consultant with Southern Plains […]
In case you thought you couldn’t forage for wild edible foods during the colder months, consider this brief video about chickweed. It’s not just for warm weather foraging. Find out more about wild edible foods in your own yard.
What? You don’t have an aching back foot? OK, I don’t either, actually. But what about an aching back or foot? Since back pain and foot problems are a couple of the maladies that can plague us in a survival scenario, I decided to get some helpful tips on back and foot problems from Joe […]
I realize this is short notice, but it’s time for the 2013 National Small Farm Trade Show and Conference. It’s being held at the Central Missouri Event Center (formerly the Boone County Fairgrounds) in Columbia, MO. And it’s happening this weekend–November 1-2. If you want to improve your farming and homesteading skills and you’re within […]
How would you or a loved one deal with pregnancy during a disaster? What if that baby was ready to be born at such an inopportune moment? These questions were the topic of yesterday’s DestinySurvival Radio program. By the way, it’s not just for the ladies. Guys, you’ll benefit from knowing about this, too. It’s […]
No, it’s not election season–thankfully. But you can cast your vote if you appreciate DestinySurvival. The people behind Guide for Prepping and Survival are putting on their first annual GFPS Best Of Awards, and you can vote for DestinySurvival.com and DestinySurvival Radio. They have several different categories with plenty of top name sites, blogs, and […]