Are You Getting REAL Education in 2015?

Skills Training - REAL Education

A few weeks ago, I made a video about “Escaping Modern American Life.” While I maybe haven’t always had it as distilled or front of mind, that’s what this entire thing has always been about. The journey to gain more control over life, escape the crappy options in front of us, and lay hold of […]

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 […]

What Was Your Preparedness Aha?

What was your preparedness aha

Today’s prepisode is a simple question, “What was your preparedness aha?” You know exactly what I’m talking about–that moment where you actually realized that it’s a good idea to be prepared for disasters. Our preparedness ahas come in different forms. To some of us, it’s a natural disaster. To others,  a riot. Some preppers began […]

Sick and Downtrodden… But I’ll Be Back!

Sick update daily prep

Guys, Today I’m home sick from work. Thought I’d take a quick minute to fill you guys in on what’s been happening. A lot. The good news is however, that even though I’m down and out for the moment, I will be back. There are a lot of cool things that I will be working […]

We Bought a House!!!

We Bought a House!

In a video a few weeks back, I alluded to the fact that my wife and I were doing some house looking. Well… WE BOUGHT A HOUSE!!! That’s right, as of a couple weeks ago we went under contract, and should be closing in the first part of February. It’s obviously an exciting time for […]

Online Survival Summit 2014

Online Survival Summit 2014

In case you haven’t heard yet, next week is the 2014 Survival Summit! Brought to you by the folks from The Prepper Project, the Survival Summit is a week long full of FREE instruction, streamed live to you over the internet. So no matter where you are, you can tune in and soak up some […]

Prep for The New Year – Daily Prep Episode 362

prep for the new year

Happy New Year Folks! This morning I just wanted to fire off a quick vid to wish you all a happy 2014, and share a few of my New Year’s Resolutions. This year, I have 3 main resolutions: Go for a run everyday (mostly as a way to engineer some alone time into my day […]

Merry Christmas – Daily Prep Episode 361

merry christmas

(I originally tried to upload this video Christmas morning, but lost internet service and wasn’t able to) One of the things I always love about Brooklyn Prepper are his holiday vids, showing the awesome spreads he puts together, and reminding us that it’s ok to take a little break from prepping and remember the good […]

Early Morning Update – Daily Prep Episode 359

Early Morning Update

It’s been a really LONG time since I’ve posted anything, and I apologize! Wanted to take just a quick second this morning to let everybody know that I am alive and well, and that The Daily Prep isn’t going anywhere. For the last several weeks, it’s just been a pile of chaotic bedlam. Lot’s of […]

5 Unique Gifts for Preppers: The 2013 Holiday Guide

Scottevest Alpha

update: Check out the most recent guide to Holiday Gifts for Preppers here.  Calling all slackers! If you still haven’t thought about what to give your loved ones this Holiday Season… …you’re probably like a lot of us! Fortunately, if you’re brainstorming prepper gift ideas, there are some good ones out there! Of course there […]

21 Halloween Safety Tips – Daily Prep Episode 355


Halloween is upon us! In addition to the fun parties, the trick or treating, haunted houses and costumes, it can be a dangerous time of the year as well. Take a quick second to read through these tips, and make sure that you and your family are out of harm’s way this Halloween. The 21 […]