Check Out My Interview on the Sean Green Show

As many of you may know, I’ve typically been reluctant to do interviews regarding prepping. Primarily because I like to keep the particular details about exactly what we have stockpiled a private matter.

Another reason is that when I’m typing, I’m “safe” behind the comfort of my keyboard. On the other hand, in an interview, I can’t hit the backspace key if I happen to say the wrong thing.

Recently I’ve been “expanding my horizons” and back in January I agreed to be interviewed for the first ever online Preppers World Summit. That went quite well and it paved the way for me agreeing to be a guest on the Sean Green Show that airs on WGN Plus Radio.
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Check Out My Newly Released Prepping Book!

Pocket Guide to Prepping Supplies Cover ArtHey everyone, I’m very excited to announce that my SECOND book has recently been published and is on store shelves now! I’ll be quite honest with you. Not in a million years did I ever imagine I would have a book published. Now I have two AND I’ve been contracted to write a third!

The title of my latest book is: The Pocket Guide to Prepping Supplies – More Than 200 Items You Can’t Be Without.

When I started writing this book, my goal was to point out things that some preppers might have overlooked with their emergency preparedness planning.
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Preppers Illustrated Tips are FINALLY on YouTube!

Hey friends of Preppers Illustrated. I did it! I finally overcame my EXTREME case of camera shyness and I’m on YouTube now.

It took a lot of prompting and encouragement from my husband to finally take this leap of faith. Writing articles and books while I’ve been hidden behind my keyboard has always been strangely comforting but for some reason, I really feel the need to start making videos.

There are many types of preppers out there. Some are military commando types and some are just the average Joe. You know what they say, “Different strokes for different folks”.
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Convenient Backup Power for Apartment Preppers

xantrex xpower powerpack 1500Several weeks ago I was doing some thinking about how prepping must be different for people who live in places like apartments. I have to admit that I tend to focus on prepping from my own perspective. I live in a rural area where there is plenty of water, firewood, wild game, and fish. We also have emergency backup generators in the event of a power outage.

This line of thinking led me to wonder about backup power options for apartment preppers. I wondered what I would do if I actually lived in an apartment? In most cases, the very nature of the way apartments are built would rule out the use of a gasoline powered generator as an option.
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