Category: Prepping

Follow Our Exciting Bug Out Vehicle Build!

If you’ve been prepping for any length of time, you know that good planning is extremely important for any prepper. Part of emergency preparedness planning is realizing that there may come a time when your plans need to be changed. All preppers know that a major catastrophe may make it necessary to bug out and leave your home at a moments notice. We, of course, have a well thought out bug out plan but we’ve recently decided to “modify” that plan a bit.

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Are You Prepared to Help Your Pets Survive an Emergency?

The other day, my son’s dog starting limping and he called us asking what he should do. He lives in our old cabin in the woods which is about a 40 minute drive if he were to have to take his dog to the vet. This planted a seed in my mind and I’ve spent the last few days wondering how many preppers are really prepared to treat an injury that their pet might sustain during a natural disaster or other emergency situation. We happen to own horses and anyone who has ever owned a horse knows that if there…

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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…

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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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Choosing the Ideal Shoes for Preppers

Okay, I’m willing to bet that it’s mostly women who clicked on the link to read this article but ladies, I highly encourage you to convince the men in your life to take the time to read this. This morning I started thinking about whether there is actually an ideal type of footwear for preppers. It’s a seemingly simple question but all you ladies know that choosing the right shoes for the particular occasion is a really big responsibility. After all, would you ladies really want to spend hours hiking in four inch heels? Or would you men really want…

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