Tag Archives: review

Finishing Up the BoB

As promised, this week we’ll finish out our look at the Family Survival Planning 72-hour kit/Bug-Out-Bag.  This time through, I’ll be going over a few things I feel they missed, and briefly describing our “food kits.”  I do very much … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Planning | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Prepping Lists Part Two, Again

Hi, folks!  I’m back with a rare “between-weeks” post, as we continue through the BoB list as provided by Family Survival Planning.  Last week, we covered Warmth & Shelter and Cooking, Heating, & Light.  Without further ado, let’s move on … Continue reading

Posted in Lists, Monthly Special, Planning | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Prepping Lists, Part Two – the BoB

We’ll continue this week (and next–it’s a big list, so I’m going to post a little more frequently for a short while) with the Family Survival Planning complete book of lists.  This time around, it’s the “Bug-Out-Bag,” or 72-hour kit. … Continue reading

Posted in Critical Thought, Gear, Lists, Planning | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

A… Beginning?

Here we are, on the eve of a new administration.  It’s certainly got more than a few people alarmed, for a variety of reasons. And many people new to the prepping world are taking their first steps towards becoming ready … Continue reading

Posted in Lists, Planning | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Down It Goes

Regarding the current status of the Presidential race, I have no words (although the phrase “train wreck” comes to mind). If you were unclear as to the relative moral standing of the two candidates, the tape released last week should … Continue reading

Posted in Critical Thought, Food, Government, Make it Stop, Planning, Quick | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Books, and Beginnings

A reader recently asked me, in response to my “A Little Light” post, what book I recommend as a first book on prepping.  (Hi, ansullivan!)  (For those who don’t want to bounce back and read it, I was reviewing the … Continue reading

Posted in Critical Thought, Lists, Planning, Survival Questions | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Not Going to Talk About It.

I had thought about talking politics this week.  Then Sunday happened in Orlando.  I’m not going to talk much about that–far too much ink, far too many electrons have already been spent on it.  I’ll say that I could have … Continue reading

Posted in Frugality, Gear, Make it Stop, Planning, Politics, Quick, Skills and Practice | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment