Author: Michelle Eis

What Preppers do With Their Extra Food

What Preppers do With Their Extra Food

As food prices rise it seems even more important to learn how to preserve what we can’t eat. There are many ways to do that as we learned in a recent Meetup on “Canning and Food Preservation”. You don’t have to know how to do […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Sun Oven Style

We love our Sun Oven! It’s very easy to use and no different than a conventional oven. You just need to point it at the sun. We carry this in our motorhome and consider it to be one of the most valuable pieces of prepper […]

Why Every Prepper Should Own an RV

Why Every Prepper Should Own an RV

That’s right, an RV is your ultimate mobile power station. If you don’t own one, you should. It can sustain you in a grid down situation and it can be moved to any location. This is our 3rd RV and we’ve been full-timing since 2012 […]

Give your Friends the Bird

Give your Friends the Bird

So you’re probably thinking what the heck is this about. Most people wouldn’t generally give their friends the bird but in this case you may be doing them a favor. “Why, you say”? Because it could someday save their life. And it all starts with […]

Backpacking + Survival Knots

Backpacking + Survival Knots

Our meetup group just finished a backpack outing in the Meadowoods Recreation Area in Lorton Virgina. This was an exercise to get us used to caring our packs on moderate terrain. We also took the time to practice some of our survival knots. How much […]

Tansoren Solar Lantern

Tansoren Solar Lantern

I have been looking for a good, no great, solar lantern for awhile. Most didn’t seem bright enough to do the job but I came upon this little gem. It outputs 180 Lumens and it has all the extra features you would want in a […]

Disaster Movie Night – American Blackout

Disaster Movie Night – American Blackout

Our meetup group just watched the movie from National Geographic, American Blackout. It’s a docudrama about the impact of what happens when a cyber attack takes down the power grid. It showed how people dealt with no power, no water, no food and increased violence […]

Orienteering in the Forest

Orienteering in the Forest

Our meetup group met at Prince William Forest to do some map navigation skills training. We all had our compasses and topographical maps. Well the maps the park provided. They were not all that detailed and you can guess how that turned out. We oriented […]


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