10 Best Places to Hide Your Guns in Plain Sight


A gun safe is a great place to hide your guns from burglars... At least, that's what the safe manufacturers tell us. Another school of thought holds that gun safes are a great way to keep all of your guns in one convenient place for burglars to find them. One thing is sure, safes are practical in terms of keeping your gun out of the hands of children and unauthorized … [Read more...]



A lot of highly opinionated survivalists will tell you that US dollars are nothing but "worthless paper" in a survival situation... that the only things that will have value are bullets, food, and medical supplies. Chances are they're using hyperbole. If not, they're highly misinformed... That's because almost all of the most likely SHTF scenarios are relatively … [Read more...]

NSA Spying on You? There’s an App for That


In 2013, a host of leaked documents confirmed what most patriots already suspected: The government's alphabet soup of spying agencies -- the NSA, CIA, FBI, etc. -- have been unconstitutionally spying on everyday Americans for years. More recent revelations show that the NSA steals over 200 Million "untargeted" text messages each and every day. Now that we know for a fact … [Read more...]

Tap into the Rain Clouds


When preparing for a crisis, water is one of the first things that comes to mind. Storing water can pose a number of challenges... Sure, you can buy several cases of bottled water, but they take up a lot of space. And really, how long would they last? The thing that most of us are striving for is self-sufficiency. We're searching for things that will help us become immune … [Read more...]

3 Storm Preparedness Items Everyone Should Own


As I read through the comments to yesterday blog post, "Are You Evacuation Ready?" I noticed a question about which specific items I recommend. Immediately, I went into my supply room to check what was in my bug-out bag, which weather radio I own, which walkie-talkies I have in my safe room, and even which first aid kit I have. To be completely honest, I have little … [Read more...]

Are You Evacuation Ready?


For residents in the heartland and the Southeast, there's no more dangerous time of year than storm season. From Texas to Michigan, this tornado season has proven to be one for the record books. And with the hurricane season expected to produce a heightened level of named storms, it's absolutely critical that you review your emergency evacuation plans... And if you don't … [Read more...]

How to Build a Cinder Block Grill


As summer approaches, BBQ grills across the country ignite. Outdoor cooking is a great family activity because it not only gets you outdoors and in the elements, but it’s also a great time to teach children basic fire-building and cooking skills. Not to mention, it’s an opportunity to play with fire, eat steak, and enjoy the beautiful weather. If you’re like me, however, … [Read more...]

5 Reasons You Need to Grow Your Own Food


Did you know that the food you ate today was contaminated? It's almost a guarantee. Most of the time, foods with potentially harmful ingredients are forced to include them on their labels, think: Trans fats... However, when Big Government joins forces with large corporate interests, there's no limit to how much information they'll try to conceal from the American … [Read more...]