Just Finished Your “2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Preppers”

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Are you guys gift shopping for a prepper this Holiday season? I just finished putting together a pretty sweet holiday guide for the 2014 season. This year it focuses mostly on the funny, “gag” gifts for preppers, but towards the end of the guide, I give you guys a handful of REALLY legit ideas for […]

Why You Should Be Reading The Common Sense Homesteading Blog

Common Sense Homesteading Blog

For the last 3-4 weeks, I have been absolutely blown away by Laurie Neverman’s Common Sense Homesteading blog. Plain and simple, if you’re an aspiring homesteader like me, you need to be hanging out there (and taking notes!). Why? The site is a mega portal of homesteading information, categorized by specific topics–animal husbandry, gardening, natural […]

The Official 31-Question Prepper Quiz

Prepper Quiz

As many of us know, there are several different types of preppers. But until now, the conspiracy theorists, food storage moms, and tactical tough guys have all fallen under the same label, “prepper.” This 31-question prepper quiz is where that all ends! That’s right, in our very own “Buzzfeed” style personality quiz, we put together […]

Boneyard Studios Tiny House Community

Boneyard Studios Tiny House Community

For today’s “Best of Web” Monday, I throw to a really cool community of tiny houses in Washington D.C, called Boneyard Studios. It’s headquarters are located in what was essentially a leftover lot in the middle of the urban sprawl. Pretty cool! Through some zoning work and a lot of creativity, Boneyard Studios developed a […]

Geoff Lawton Videos on Permaculture

Geoff Lawton Videos on Permaculture

For today’s best of web monday, I wanted to throw to the library of Geoff Lawton videos on permaculture. For those of you who might not be familiar with Geoff Lawton, he is one of the foremost authorities on permaculture on the planet today. Although he hails from Australia, he travels all over the world […]

Off Grid and Green Homes for Sale

Off Grid and Green Homes for Sale

If you’re hoping to someday have an off grid house, Green Homes for Sale is definitely a website you should check out. Like many real estate websites, it contains listings of homes for sale, but with a specific twist–these are all homes that feature green and off grid modifications. Cool concept eh? As preppers, the […]

Proclivus IOS Prepper App

Proclivus Survival App

For today’s best of web, I wanted to share a pretty cool mobile app that I’ve been playing with for the last little while. The app is called “Proclivus” (latin for “ready”), and is currently available and free for IOS phones and tablets. As Preppers, the biggest tools we have to help us in our […]

Off Grid Documentary

Off Grid Documentary

In today’s “best of web” monday edition, I wanted to throw to the Beyond Off Grid documentary website. As the name suggests, the documentary discusses off grid living, and how it provides people with an alternative to our current pattern of unsustainable consumption and downward spiraling economy. The documentary is a crowd-funded project, so their […]

EXO Shelter By Reaction Housing: Emergency Shelter for a Family of 4

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Every year, thousands of families are displaced by disasters. While these families are trying to figure out their next move, they need to take temporary shelter somewhere. The EXO Shelter, created by the folks at Reaction Housing, does exactly this, in a low-cost and easily deployable way. There have been various other attempts at disaster […]

How Many Watts Do You Need?

How Many Watts Do You Need?

Ever wondered how many watts you need in a generator, battery backup system, or solar panel setup? The “Watt Worksheet” from my buddy Ben at Financial Survivalist is exactly what you need. Ben recently created this when he was trying to figure out this question for himself. Frustrated with the lack of any simple tools […]

Practical Preppers App Hits the Market! – Daily Prep Episode 352

Practical Preppers App

Guess what folks–after years of faithful service, my green filp phone has finally been retired. I finally joined the ranks of smartphone users with an iPhone 4S. As part of the “appification” of my new phone, I recently downloaded the Practical Preppers App. And since today is Best of Web Monday, I thought I’d throw […]

Your $500 Budget Arsenal – Daily Prep Episode 349

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Today’s Best of Web Monday resource comes from my good friend and fellow YouTuber “Never Enuff Ammo.” (Matt) As you can probably judge from the sound of his username, the main focus of his channel is on firearms, but he also has videos about other prepping topics. Today, I want to highlight one video series […]

The Urban Farming Guys – Daily Prep Episode 347

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If you’re a prepper and you live urban, you NEED to check out The Urban Farming Guys. They are a group of 20+ families who purposely moved into one of the worst areas of downtown Kansas City, called the Lykins neighborhood. Here they brave the everyday realities (horrors) or living in an area ridden with […]