How to Grow Kohlrabi in Your Fall Garden


Written by Mike the Gardener I have purple Kohlrabi growing in my fall garden right now and I will be the first to admit that it is simply a vegetable that most people have never heard about.  In fact, I am yet to have a neighbor, even those that do garden, come over and know what […]

Win An All American Sun Oven!


The folks at the All American Sun Oven company are giving away a deluxe Sun Oven! The retail price of this set is $399! The All American Sun Oven is manufactured right here in the USA. The company stands behind their product. Globally, Sun Oven has worked to bring this off grid cooking solution to […]

CODE RED: Are You Prepared For Your Period?

Are You Prepared For Your Period? If your a woman, you need to read this now! #period #prepbloggers #emergencyprep

I created quite a buzz amongst Pinterest and my friends when I decided to challenge everything we’ve been taught about periods and introduce using menstrual cups instead. My favorite comment I received from that post was… “Thanks for not being afraid to speak-up and tell the world about menstrual cups. I can finally sleep at night knowing I’m prepared […]

Keeping Your Family Calm in an Emergency

3 Ways to Keeping Your Family Calm in an Emergency -

Written By: Lee Flynn Dealing with an emergency is rarely easy, but you can make the process simpler by preparing in advance. Many families have no emergency plan in place. The unfortunate reality is that most people will experience an emergency situation at some point. Hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and even blackouts can leave your family […]

Coxs Honey Group Giveaway

Cox's Honey Giveaway!

Today we are hosting a Coxs Honey Group Giveaway so our readers will have a chance to win some raw, unfiltered, pure honey. Cox’s honey is sponsoring this giveaway today and we want to thank them for giving us this opportunity. Not only does their honey taste great, but here are 15 other ways you can […]

Rational Survivor – My Interview with Kyle

Rational Survivor Interview

Recently, I had the privilege of being on Kyle’s podcast over at Rational Survivor. I don’t know how he does it, but he produces a new show nearly everyday. It was fun getting to chat with him for an hour or so about our preps – and even though he’s not a fan of Texas or anything in […]

Countdown to Preparedness – Interview with Author Jim Cobb


 About  Countdown to Preparedness Tell us about your book. My latest book is Countdown to Preparedness.  It is a non-fiction book geared toward both new and experienced preppers. The book is set up similar to a college course in that each week there is a reading assignment and specific tasks to be completed, as well as […]

My 1st Self Reliance Expo


Last week I finally made it to my first Self Reliance Expo! I can’t wait to show you all my cool finds; it was a miracle I made it out of there without going broke! I found some great gift ideas for pretty much everyone I know – they love getting survival crap from me ;) […]

Preparedness Giveaway – $1450 in Prizes & 7 Winners

National Preparedness Giveaway

In honor of this month being National Preparedness Month, The Prepared Bloggers are proud to present a Mega giveaway. We are proud to partner with 6 great companies for seven great prizes. These prizes are the perfect way to either begin your preparedness journey or add to your preps. We will have seven winners in this […]

What are you Doing to Protect Your Home and Preps?

What are you doing to protect your home?

Written by Lukas Nicholson Do you stay home all day? If you’re like many people you don’t. Eventually the inevitable cabin fever sets in and you feel the need to leave your cocoon. Even with all the home amenities that encourage people to stay home these days, eventually you exit the comforts of your residence […]

Kelly Kettle Giveaway


Who would love to win a Kelly Kettle? Did you know that September is National Preparedness Month – hopefully you do by now ;) We are trying to show the world what is available to use in an unforeseen disaster or emergency. We are so thankful to Glen at KellyKettleUSA for sponsoring our giveaway today! If […]

Grow Cabbage in the Fall

Grow Cabbage in the Fall

Written by Mike the Gardener A perfect crop of choice for your fall garden is cabbage.  That is, if you like cabbage. There are a wide variety of culinary uses for cabbage, coleslaw being my favorite, that you are bound to find a great recipe. Cabbage is a great crop to consider planting this time of […]

The Big Berkey Giveaway!

Big Berkey Giveaway

Have you heard that the month of September is National Emergency Preparedness Month? I was really concerned when I read that the city of Toledo, Ohio was not able to use their culinary water for quite some time. They could not even boil it to make it safe because of the toxic nature of the […]

All American Sun Oven Giveaway!


It’s National Preparedness Month! As you may know by now, September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. It is sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), within the Department of Homeland Security. Americans are encouraged to take the necessary steps to prepare for any emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools, churches, neighborhoods and communities. We […]

How to Filter and Purify Water for Survival


Note: This post is part of the Prepared Blogger‘s 30 Days of Preparedness series to celebrate National Preparedness Month. Day 26: How to Filter and Purify Water for Survival Water is essential to survival. If there is one survival skill you should learn, I would recommend how to filter and purify water so it’s safe enough to drink. […]