Tiny House vs Cozy Cabin or Cottage

The tiny house movement has really taken off and is growing in popularity among preppers as well.  The idea is you don’t need to think big, you need to think about what exactly you and your family need to survive. The problem is, the tiny homes have gotten so popular, the builders have priced them out…… Continue reading Tiny House vs Cozy Cabin or Cottage

What legally is the smallest house you can build in Texas?

Before I answer the question, what legally is the smallest house you can build in Texas, I want to point out that I’m not a lawyer and it’s always best when dealing with anything legal to consult a real lawyer. That being said, I’ve done a lot of research on the subject matter and here…… Continue reading What legally is the smallest house you can build in Texas?

Prepper Deodorant Alternative – Limes!

If in the future you find yourself in the worst of situations where there are no longer stores to buy things you need, or even factories to produce items, what will you do for simple things like deodorant? Sure you can stock up now but deodorant and antiperspirants usually expire in 3 years if stored properly and…… Continue reading Prepper Deodorant Alternative – Limes!

Building a Family Library – Preparing For The Future

Today we take for granted things like books or the ability to look up anything and everything with just a few simple keystrokes. But in a worst-case scenario, even something as simple as a dictionary is going to be important to have. And no I don’t mean one on your phone. I mean real life…… Continue reading Building a Family Library – Preparing For The Future

Common New Prepper Mistakes

Don’t rely on gadgets. Focus on real skills instead. What’s more important than a trendy gadget that may or may not work? ACTUAL SKILLS. It’s more important to educate yourself.  Invest in books on first aide or gardening or learning how to sew so you can mend your own clothes if you need to. Great…… Continue reading Common New Prepper Mistakes

Fruit Trees for Survival

Earlier we talked about the need for a fresh, natural water source if you are going to build your own sustainable community. But what’s next? Well after you have secured a source of water, you are going to need food to survive. While you need a variety of food sources to maintain a happy, healthy…… Continue reading Fruit Trees for Survival

High End Prepping for the Rich

An investor group is planning a high-end prepper community in Texas that is expected to cost upwards of $300 million dollars when all is said and done. It’s being built in Ector, Texas near Dallas. Ector, Texas, is a tiny, single-traffic light town most see only from the highway. They are planning on it being a…… Continue reading High End Prepping for the Rich

What is the first thing you need to build your own self substainable community

Before you can build anything you need land to build it on. But not just any land would do. The first question you need to ask is, how many homes will be in your community? Will it be just your family or will there be more? If it is going to be just your family…… Continue reading What is the first thing you need to build your own self substainable community