The Simple Life

The Simple Life

Thoughts and recipe contributed by Dakota

The Simple LifeThe stove crackles, the coffee pot gurgles. The herd of deer have been fed, the wild barn cats as well. Quiet time in the cabin, nestled in a grove of majestic cedars and snow frosted hills……Its chilly this morning. I sigh with gratitude and contentment for our simple life without excessive needs. To sit and ponder, to let the day unfold, unscheduled. Breakfast and holiday fun, let it begin…… Continue reading The Simple Life

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Practical Protection from Radiation!

Practical Protection from Radiation!
David Jones “Prepping Up with the Jones “Audio player provided!

Practical Protection from RadiationYou really do not what to miss this show in player below! Dave has the Director of Business Development for Stemrad, Robert Busseau on Prepping Up with the Jones’. Robert tells us about a practical protection device for Gama Radiation, the Stemrad 360. (by the way Robert is a retired Army EOD specialist with numerous combat tours in the Middle East) This product is in use by today’s military and first responders worldwide and has just became available for civilians. Continue reading Practical Protection from Radiation!

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Fabrics for Survival!

Fabrics for Survival!
Micheal Kline “Reality Check” Audio player below!

Fabrics for SurvivalIn this show, we will be looking at the science behind the phrase ‘cotton kills’ and will learn what fabrics work best in the wet and the cold. If you love those 50/50 shirts made from cotton-poly blends then I have bad news. They will still kill you, although it may take a little longer. Continue reading Fabrics for Survival!

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Thanksgiving off grid workshop making candles!

Thanksgiving off grid workshop making candles!

Thanksgiving off grid workshop making candlesLiving off grid for most means solar power for light to see when darkness falls and solar means sun. But when living in norther or southern latitudes the sun does not visit long and is often obscured by snow, rain, or a few clouds. We can not rely totally on solar and so we become creative to stay out of the dark. On this Thanksgiving day we went to the office/workshop to make candles. No, for us this is not work but only the beginning of Thanksgiving day in the mountains of northern Idaho.  Follow along for our tip on how to create your own light. Continue reading Thanksgiving off grid workshop making candles!

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EMP Friendly Downgrades on Your Homestead

EMP Friendly Downgrades on Your Homestead

EMP Friendly Downgrades on Your HomesteadIf you’re lucky enough to have a homestead, you’ve no doubt discovered the peace of mind that comes with being more self-sufficient. Providing for your family through homesteading can be extremely rewarding even in normal times. It can be empowering to grow food, raise your own livestock, and provide for the needs of your family without depending completely on outside resources. And the good thing about building your homestead now is that whenever SHTF, you will be that much farther ahead than everyone else. Continue reading EMP Friendly Downgrades on Your Homestead

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The Planet Just Dodged a Plague For Now!

The Planet Just Dodged a Plague For Now!
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

The Planet Just Dodged a Plague For NowPneumonic plague, something most of us have only read about in history books, is back. The plague has popped up in Madagascar with over 1800 confirmed infections. Thankfully, antibiotics have been mostly successful, and looks like it is losing steam. Yay for humankind, right? Continue reading The Planet Just Dodged a Plague For Now!

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Biological attack: What to expect and how to treat!

Biological attack: What to expect and how to treat!
Host: David Jones “Prepping Up with the Jones “Audio player provided!

Biological attack: What to expect and how to treatThis week Dave finishes up Biological and tells you how to turn your master bedroom into a quarantine ward for anyone that is sick in your group or your family. He will also tell you all the steps you and your family can take right now to better prepare for a biological release even if it is from mother nature. Dave will have the latest news on the plague outbreak in Africa and what to prepper item to have on hand if Ebola comes back to the US again. Continue reading Biological attack: What to expect and how to treat!

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The Dying: Knowing when to let go!

The Dying: Knowing when to let go!
Micheal Kline “Reality Check” Audio player below

The Dying: Knowing when to let goIn this show we will be continuing the theme from last week. EK is back and will be discussing when to let a person die. One of the hardest and most loving things you can do is let a person go. I do not mean from a relationship when you find one does not love the other. I am talking about when they are dying and there is nothing that can Continue reading The Dying: Knowing when to let go!

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Prepper EDC and Prepper Pocket Tech!

Prepper EDC and Prepper Pocket Tech!
Host: Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

Prepper EDC and Prepper Pocket Tech!This time on the GunMetal Armory, we’re  talking about “EDC and other Pocket Tech”. We go into what the average prepper might carry in their pockets, what they SHOULDN’T carry in their pockets, and the things that I would suggest that they do carry in their pockets. There are a lot of misconceptions as to what you “need” versus the things that you may want. Continue reading Prepper EDC and Prepper Pocket Tech!

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Developing Self Reliant Food Sources in 2018

Developing Self Reliant Food Sources in 2018
Host: James Walton “I Am Liberty” Audio player below!

Developing Self Reliant Food Sources in 2018Last week I did a podcast on the fact that American was bleeding out. We are losing our personal liberty at an astounding rate. The tighter packed we are into suburban life the faster these freedoms are draining. It is my goal to set as many people as possible, myself included, on a course towards self reliance. I believe that through this effort we can gain our liberties back. Continue reading Developing Self Reliant Food Sources in 2018

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The Great Divide ~ Preparedness Then & Now!

The Great Divide ~ Preparedness Then & Now!
Host: Lynna… “A Preppers Path” Audio player provided!

The Great Divide ~ Preparedness Then & NowThe Great Divide for some will conjure up thoughts of the Continental Divide, a geological divide of the America’s by mountain ranges that drain to the Pacific and the Atlantic, but for others the Great Divide might be bring thoughts of music of a band so called and still others will think of a 2012 movie comedy while others will think of it in terms of society and those things that divide us. Continue reading The Great Divide ~ Preparedness Then & Now!

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5 Tips to Prevent Sleep Deprivation

5 Tips to Prevent Sleep Deprivation

 5 Tips to Prevent Sleep DeprivationSix to eight hours of sleep every day is the amount of rest we need to keep our brain and body healthy and prepared for any challenge. When we’re young, we could manage with less sleep. But as we age, our ability to tolerate the sleep deprivation effects diminishes drastically. And when we find ourselves in a survival situation, the lack of proper sleep will influence us even more than in our usual daily life. Continue reading 5 Tips to Prevent Sleep Deprivation

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Bug Out Locations!

Bug Out Locations
Forrest Garvin “The Prepping Academy” Audio player below!

Bug Out LocationsThere are various scenarios from the possibility of natural disasters to post-apocalyptic chaos that prompt people to find secret locations where they can exist off the grid. When there’s a natural disaster that covers quite a large area – like a hurricane, the necessity arises of moving elsewhere where you have food, water and a place to stay until things are back to normal. If you are thinking Continue reading Bug Out Locations!

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