Today’s Post


What is Quinoa?

An Alternative to Wheat? Looking at Quinoa Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) isn't likely to have shown up in your pantry unless you are more adventurous in your cooking ingredients, … [Read More...]

Yesterday’s Post


Got Powdered Milk?

Powdered Milk For Survival There are all kinds of survival food available, but few people tend to think of milk as a possible storage item. Even for people in our modern day with … [Read More...]

Common Sense Prepper’s Weekly Top Youtube Survival Video

A Simple Makeshift Rain Shelter From a Trash Bag


Recent Posts


Survival Food Storage Guide: Powdered, Freeze-Dried, Dehydrated, Canned and More!

Survival Foods to Stave Off Starvation Second only to water in importance, survival foods of all kinds make up the bulk of the cost, storage, and planning for most preppers. … [Read More...]


Why You Need to Take a First-Aid Class for Survival: Josh’s Take on Survival Knowledge

Today we're looking at some survival knowledge from around the web, with some helpful commentary from us to help you decide which to read.   From Why … [Read More...]


Powdered Eggs: A Great Addition to the Survival Kitchen

  There are many different kinds of survival foods that you'll want to stock up on, and each one will have different nutritional and taste values to consider. Eggs, … [Read More...]


The Esee Lazer Strike Survival Knife: Initial Impressions

The Esee Knife Research May Have Paid Off... We've previously looked at the overall Esee knife line¬†before, and in fact it was that research that encouraged me to do this review! … [Read More...]


DIY Firebricks: Josh’s Take on Survival Knowledge

Today we're looking over some survival knowledge from around the web and including some helpful commentary to help you decide which are useful to you.   From … [Read More...]


Military Clothing: Good Gear or Overrated?

Is Military Clothing Really as Good as You Think? Slap the word "military" onto almost anything, especially clothing and there will be people lining up to buy it. The term makes … [Read More...]


Camping Shower DIY: Cheaply and Simply!

Camping Showers Are Great For Hygiene Without Power If there is one luxury that everyone loves, it's the ability to sit in silent appreciation of some warm water to wash up with … [Read More...]

ALICE packs are old and rugged, with metal clasps and a sturdy eternal metal frame to support it.

Military Backpacks: MOLLE vs. ALICE

Which Rucksack Should You Use? When it comes to military backpacks, there is constant argument over which of the two primary systems should be used. ALICE (All-Purpose Lightweight … [Read More...]


Survival Hygiene: How to Setup a Proper Sick Room

Although many pieces of survival knowledge have limited application during "normal" times, knowing how to setup a sick room is quite useful even today. It helps caregivers by … [Read More...]


Survival Gear: A List Of Bugout Bags, Camping Supplies, Water Purifiers and More

Your Survival Gear Could Save Your Life...But What Do You Need? Bugout Bags, firearms, water purifiers, tents, firestarters, and the vast list of other common prepping supplies … [Read More...]