Transportation in Get Home Situations

traffic jam on highway

Let’s say a powerful earthquake happened, and you need to get home. Chances are everyone else will be trying to get home to make sure their families are OK, either getting them out of the city if more trouble is expected, or hunkering down. The normal routes may be totally blocked. The reasons could be … Read more

55 Delicious Open Flame Recipes

sausages on sticks on open flame

Cooking over an open flame is such a pleasure as you sit around the campfire or the barbecue, socializing and enjoying being outdoors. The grill master has to however pay full attention – the meal could be ruined if the person cooking over an open flame doesn’t take into account the temperature of the fire, … Read more

23 Uses for Old Tires around the Homestead


Finding old tires to use for prepper projects is easy – people discard them all over the place. Left lying around they can become a health hazard, retaining water, and allowing mosquitoes to breed. Making them into something useful takes a bit of expertise, but there are many things they can be used for by … Read more

How to Lock Your Tent at Your Campsite

tent at night

I used to belong to the group of people who inherently trust that others aren’t going to fiddle in your camping gear while you are out hiking or at the beach/lake. Not anymore. This was after an incident where every single tent in our circle of friends – there were six tents pitched around the … Read more

37 Camping Essentials to Bring With You


Bring these items and you’ll camp well without having to load up the whole household. We have all seen those campers that bring everything, including the kitchen sink. On a camping trip on the East Coast of Africa, I met an elderly couple that had arrived with a 5 ton Bedford truck, driven by their … Read more