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The Daily Prep officially celebrated it’s first birthday! That’s right, August 1st of 2011, I posted my very first prepisode. And now 200 prepisodes later (definitely wasn’t “daily” eh? :-), […]

As preppers, we know that the ability to “eat what you store” is HUGE. It does no good to spend a bunch of time and money planning out your food storage, […]

In today’s prepisode, we’re joined by Barack Obama, President of The United States, for a little bit of his philosophy on American Olympic athletes. And in case you missed it, […]

The Urban Farming Guys is a non-profit organization that teaches people low tech solutions for farming, livestock, aquaponics, composting, bio-gas and more. In today’s “Best of Web” Monday, I throw […]

If you guys watched my 72 hour power outage simulation last week, you might remember seeing me read Scott Williams “The Pulse” by candlelight. I just finished reading it, and […]

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 […]

Any “Walking Dead” fans out there? I saw a few episodes with friends a while ago, but my wife was not into all the violence/gore, so until last week I […]

Last week I was in San Diego to go to a wedding and hang out with friends. Per usual, I had an awesome time there. We got the boat out […]

As many of you guys saw in Prepisode 185, last weekend I went without power for 72 hours. Well…here’s the recap! It’s a little long and somewhat dark (as would […]

Most survivalists rarely have to do the things they talk about. This dude was just found in the desert of southern Utah, after wandering down a river trail for 3 […]

Hey guys…today I’m kind of cheating… I’m about 67 hours into my 72 hours without electricity challenge. Today I really had to get some work done, so I cheated and […]

 Are you planning to have a farm or a fortress? Too many people are planning for the latter when they should be focusing on the former. Your homestead should be […]

What’s up guys, for today’s Gear Review Wednesday, I wanted to give you guys an up close and personal look at the Zero Tolerance 350 folding knife. If you’ve followed […]

Good and bad news…. The bad news is that the first half of the video is really fuzzy (settings were on macro, sorry). The good news is that we finally […]

By this time, everyone’s heard of Doomsday Preppers, but have you heard of Doomsday Bunkers? This “sister” spinoff, takes a closer look at the actual retreats and bug out locations […]

If you’re not afraid to get a little gnarly, this is for you! In Prepisode 170, I invited you all to help me create my next scenario-based challenge…and now I’m […]

Happy 4th of July people! Hope everyone is having fun and staying safe today. Just wanted to share some quick thoughts with you guys on our great country.  

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! […]

For the last 2 weeks, Utah has been on fire! Currently there are 9 wildfires ablaze in Utah, at various places along the Wasatch front of the Rocky Mountains. The […]

Guys, You gotta help me out. A couple days ago, I went camping, and came back with some pretty gnarly poison ivy. Everything I’ve ever heard about poison ivy is […]

Alright guys… Here’s your first update! Last week, you guys saw me put in my box garden (in prepisode #172) . Now it’s time to give you a look at […]

It might not be water into wine, but the Hydropak pouches allow you to turn filthy, brackish, disgusting mud into a purified sports drink. How? It uses a reverse osmosis […]

Today’s prepisode is a simple DIY for anybody looking to grow some potatoes (or sweet potatoes). I’m assuming that many people already know this, but for those who don’t–here you […]

In some form or fashion, many of us have a goal to eventually live on a “homestead.” But exactly what this means, depends on who you’re talking to. In Jack […]

For those of you who aren’t familiar with the phrase, “The Writ of Habeas Corpus” essentially means “the right of the accused to be officially charged with their crimes.” This […]

In today’s “Gear Review Wednesday” I give you a look at the M3 Medic Bag, from the guys at 1st Survival Gear. This is a mid-sized first aid/trauma kit, with […]

Today it’s simple–I wanna know what you have found that’s worked to help you organize your food storage preps. I’m looking to get a little bit more organized and am […]

What would it have been like to have lived through Hurricane Katrina? Some of you may have had first hand experience with Katrina, but for the rest of us that […]

Because of my move, I’m not getting near the jump I wanted to on getting my garden in, but better late than never right? (some of you guys may remember […]

If you find yourself in a situation where you need to close up a laceration but don’t have a butterfly bandage, here is a simple little way to improvise one. […]

After 170 prepisodes (and a solid year of adventures before that), I’ve been able to have some fun pushing myself to do things that I otherwise wouldn’t have. Mock bug […]

When I was looking over some of my past prepisodes, I almost couldn’t believe that I haven’t mentioned a couple of my personal favs on BOWM yet. Fernando “FerFal” Aguirre […]

As I talked about in Prepisode 164, my wife and I recently moved. As part of that process, my wife and I spent a week using ONLY water from our […]

I recently received an email from a friend and Daily Prepper named John, who made some really good observations about the prepper community. He mentioned how there are a ton […]

I’m 4 days into my week long “no running water challenge“, and due to a little inspiration I gathered from Brooklyn Prepper, today I made a sink setup that will […]

In today’s BOWM, I throw to a YouTube channel that I’ve found recently–Never Enuff Ammo. Never Enuff Ammo, is an awesome resource for anybody looking for gun reviews from a […]

For the past few months, some friends on the Carry Fire Forum and myself, have been talking about ways to get out of the armchair. With yet another move upon […]

When I’m in political conversations, I frequently explain the relationship between different political schools of thought as follows: Liberals want the government to do good things Conservatives want the government […]

(2 videos in playlist-second one begins automatically after the 1st is finished.) In today’s “Gear Review Wednesday” I throw to some footage I took a little while ago with the […]

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 […]

In the past 5 years, a bunch of new dehydrated and freeze dried food companies have saturated the market. They all have shiny looking websites, offer to mail you free […]

I’ve spoken before about the “Red Dawn Bug Out Mentality”, and just how far-fetched it really is. In today’s Best of Web Monday, I thought I’d point you guys towards […]

If you haven’t been to Harbor Freight, you’re missing out. Harbor Freight Tools is more than just another hardware store that sells nails and PVC pipe–it’s a man mall. Inside […]

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. […]

You ever hear the debates about being a survivalist vs. being a prepper? For what it’s worth, here’s my 2 cents on the question… What do you think?  

For today’s BOWM, I give you City Cottage. City Cottage is a downloadable ezine based out of the UK. And it’s free! In addition to their info-packed publications on fruit […]

I recently got some fatwood from Jeepinator, our good friend and fellow prepper. He found a ton of it on his property in North Carolina, and was kind enough to […]

While In Nicaragua, I got a pretty bad wax rash in one spot from lying on a surfboard. For those of you who aren’t familiar, it’s akin to road rash, […]

A couple months ago, I got a little gift in the mail from our friend and fellow prepper Ben R–the book “One Second After”, by William R. Forstchen. With all […]