Preparedness & Survival Blog

Can You Save Money on Summer Travel? Book It!

Gas and oil prices are rising and there’s no end in sight. “Travel” and “saving money” shouldn’t even be in the same sentence these days, right? In the past, even when airfares were high, at least we could save money...

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Don’t Waste Money on These Emergency Supplies

We talk a lot about emergency supplies you should have on hand for when a crisis situation develops. We even provide extensive lists of these items from time to time.  I think it’s about time we tell you which supplies...

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How Will You Stay in Touch in a Grid-Down Emergency?

How often are you and all your loved ones gathered in the same place at the same time? For most of us, it’s probably not even once a year. But even if an annual event brings the entire family together,...

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Can You Stay Healthy During a Crisis?

If you found yourself smack dab in the middle of a crisis, how would you feel? You might answer that question by saying something like, “Well, I wouldn’t feel good about the situation. But I’ve prepared for it and I...

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Why Are U.S. Water Quality Regulations So Lax?

Many people who believe strongly in freedom, independence and self-reliance feel the government restricts too many liberties. They would prefer a more hands-off approach. But one area where we see a lack of government control is the quality of water...

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Got a Basic Bug-Out Bag Ready and Waiting? You Should!

Being prepared means having a bug-out bag or survival kit packed and ready to go. Following a disaster, government agencies need a minimum of three days to take care of people negatively affected by it.  You can lessen the impact...

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Summer Bugs Aim to Make You Miserable

Some of us aren’t too crazy about cold weather. Especially if we live in an area of the country where it seems like winter goes on far too long. But at least we don’t have to worry about backyard bugs...

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Remembering Brian Kanterman Honors a Life of Service

4Patriots Pitches in for Fundraiser When he reached his teen years, Brian Kanterman was already considered a very nice and respectful kid. But an incident that would be etched into his mind for the rest of his life was the...

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Cade Courtley: 10-day full body cleanse

Cade here.  I’ve always appreciated the work hard/play hard philosophy to life. But sometimes you need a “reset.”  Which is why for the past decade I’ve implemented a special 10-day full body cleanse. Now don’t worry. Trust me when I...

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