Last Updated on December 21st, 2018Grizzly Tarps camping – Camping has always been a favorite pastime. In fact, some of my earliest memories are of being with my family on a rainy weekend, all of us crowded into one leaky tent. Eventually, we got better gear. My time as a Boy Scout improved my knowledge […]
You will find the idea of prepping more and more in the news. Many fear our food supply may be compromised. Others fear civil unrest. Still others want to be self-sustaining in the event of a weather catastrophe or other emergency.
Prepping and preparing for "what if"
Whatever the motivation, it's always wise to be prepared. We can all learn some practical, easy-to-implement tips, just in case. We offer lots of great advice about getting started prepping as well as information for the experienced prepper.
Whether you live on a rural homestead or in a busy city, taking steps to prep can be invaluable. We discuss essential items to have on hand as well as what to start buying in bulk. Survivalists, preppers and those just wanted to have a bit of a backup plan can all benefit from learning from experienced preppers. It has become almost a hobby for some of us. It doesn't cost a lot of money, nor does your stockpile have to take up a lot of space. However, all of your planning will become invaluable should you and your family ever need it.
Whether you are camping in the Rocky Mountains, hiking the Grand Canyon rim,visiting Canada or bringing beverages for a sporting event, you will love having your Orca backpack cooler with you. Outdoor enthusiasts know Orca for its exceptional line of coolers and drinkware. We own the Orca Pod backpack cooler. Living in hot, dry Tucson, […]
Last Updated on October 29th, 2018Things Hunters Don’t Know About Whitetail Deer – The thrill of hunting whitetail deer is something that can’t properly be put in words. These often elusive creatures can be tricky to hunt. Most hunters will look to gain an advantage on these deer any way they can. The proper knowledge […]
Last Updated on March 26th, 2019Portable Air Conditioner – Most days, we don’t think about our air conditioner. Sure, we might relish that first moment of cool air when we step into the house on a hot day. But most of the time, it hums in the background, keeping us comfortable without us thinking about […]
Last Updated on May 23rd, 2018Emergency Radios are important Emergency preparedness is on the top of our minds lately, especially in the aftermath of the latest Hurricanes, wildfires and mudslides. When a natural disaster strikes, emergency radios can offer multi-use solutions during power outages. We’ve reviewed the best emergency radios to ensure you will be […]
Last Updated on June 28th, 2018If the recent string of damaging hurricanes has taught us anything, it’s how important it is to be prepared with hurricane supplies. Hurricanes can cause flooding, power outages, and damage from high winds. You need to protect yourself, secure your home, and prepare to stay put for days or weeks […]
Last Updated on May 23rd, 2018Emergency Lighting – You’re more likely to encounter a power outage now than ever before. With the increase and severity of natural disasters, it’s time to be prepared. Emergency lighting is essential along with an Weather Emergency Radio. Emergency lighting is affordable. And technology is making smaller and more efficient lighting options […]
Last Updated on March 23rd, 2019Power outage – Despite predictions, it can be impossible to know the damage a natural disaster will cause until it has already hit. This is especially true with power outages. In the case of the recent hurricanes, millions of people were left without power and no sense of when they […]
Last Updated on January 4th, 2019Rocket Stove Review – We invested in a solar oven for emergency preparedness but wanted a portable stove as well. These stoves don’t rely on propane. We tried the popular models and liked three rocket stoves. These stoves work for camping enthusiasts, backpackers, preppers, and survivalists. FireFly Lantern Cookstove If […]
Last Updated on May 22nd, 2018Amazon Best Selling Tactical Folding Knives – A reliable, well-made tactical folding knife is like a trusted friend. It’s always there for you when you need it, whether you have to defend yourself or just need it as a useful tool for camping, fishing and other everyday activities. The most worthwhile […]