This week my buddy Jeremy Moran (you might remember him from a few posts and videos on the blog) explore the homemade, repurposed, DIY and redneck engineered means of creating a self reliance kit. Together we will share some tips and tricks to making a decent survival/woodcraft/bushcraft/hunting/trapping kit on an extremely tight budget. Continue reading DIY Mentality For Self Reliance
What is your EDC Gadgets?
Highlander “Tech Preps”
This episode I will talk about edc gadgets, what is your favorite edc? We all look at bug out bags, or get home bags, but what about our edc? We use edc items more than any other thing we own, so why not make it practical and useful? For those of you who do not know what EDC is it means every day carry IE the items we carry with us on a day to day basis that helps us out, our tools, our gear, and our communication devices. What do you carry? Continue reading What are your EDC Gadgets?
It’s About Thyme
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live”
Thyme is a highly antimicrobial herb which is a must-have for this time of year. Let me show you how to use this simple herb to kick bacterial and viral respiratory infections to the curb this cold and flu season!
Cold and flu season starts in just a matter of days, running from October to March. This means days sick out of school, out of work, Continue reading It’s About Thyme
The most hated man in America
Mathew Gilman “The Collapse Experiment”
The most hated man in America this week is a 32 year old former hedge fund manager. Martin Shkreli is the CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals. The company raised the price of a immune boosting drug for AIDs patients from $13.50 a pill to $750. Martin has a history of fraud and improper management that goes back almost a decade. A fan of rap music one should not be surprised that Martin’s moral compass is pointing south while he runs a company people depend on to live. Continue reading The most hated man in America!
Bartering history and present day!
James Walton “I Am Liberty”
The history of bartering dates all the way back to 6000 BC. Introduced by Mesopotamia tribes, bartering was adopted by Phoenicians. Phoenicians bartered goods to those located in various other cities across oceans. Babylonian’s also developed an improved bartering system. Goods were exchanged for food, tea, weapons, and spices. At times, human skulls were used as well. Salt was another popular item exchanged. Salt was so valuable that Roman soldiers’ salaries were paid with it. In the Middle Ages, Europeans traveled around the globe to barter crafts and furs in exchange for silks and perfumes. Colonial Americans exchanged musket balls, deer skins, and wheat. When money was invented, bartering did not end, it became more organized. Continue reading Bartering history and present day!
Who is Survivor Jane?
Karen Lynn “Lil’ Suburban Homestead”
Jane is city-girl turned prepper/homesteader – moving to the Appalachian Mountains from Central Florida. She is the creator and editor of the disaster survival and preparedness website www.SurvivorJane.com Her mission has become educating people on how to better prepare themselves by sharing her experiences and research in an easy to understand, straight-forward manner on various mental preparedness topics. Continue reading Who is Survivor Jane?