The Fire Diaries

Smoke Detector Placement In Your House- Daily Prep Episode 341

So where is the best smoke detector placement in your home? Short answer….it depends (can’t be too easy right?). For starters, how big is your home and how many levels […]

Daily Prep Episode 305: Utility Flame Fuel Gel-Good Prep or Not?

Have any of you guys seen the “Utility Flame” gel packets yet? I got my hands on a couple of these a few weeks back, and wanted to see how […]

Is the Jetboil Stove a Good Prep?

When I was in Alaska for 12 days, I used a Jetboil stove to do my cooking (i.e. boil water for my Mountain House). They are really efficient, hot burning […]

Emberlit Stove Review

Last month I caught up with my buddy Ben from Financial Survivalist, and did a little dispersed camping up the road from me. While there I finally got to test […]

Daily Prep Episode 183: Utah Wildfires Part II

On the coattails of yesterday’s prepisode about the fire, today another fire sprang up–this time pretty close to my house! BE SAFE TOMORROW if you’re going to light off fireworks! […]

Daily Prep Episode 161: How To Make A Hobo Stove

Hobo stoves are a classic urban survival solution to making a cook fire. They require very little surface area, provide a level surface for cooking, and display almost no flame […]

Daily Prep Episode 156: UCO Waterproof Matches Gear Review

If you haven’t seen the UCO Stormproof Matches in action yet, you definitely need to check these guys out! They are windproof and waterproof–REALLY windproof and waterproof, and fairly inexpensive. […]