Today’s Post


Preparing a Survival Delicacy: A Guide to Hunting and Gutting Squirrels

  Unless you live in an area of the country with a long squirrel-hunting history, these furry little tree-climbers are probably better known as "fuzzy speed bumps". … [Read More...]

Yesterday’s Post

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Survival First-Aid: How to Make and Clean Your Own Cloth Bandages

When dealing with a wound the first and foremost issue tends to be keeping the wound clean and free of bacteria, debris, or other contaminants. Although you know how to keep your … [Read More...]

Common Sense Prepper’s Weekly Top Youtube Survival Video

Helping You Choose a Good Mask to Combat Airborne Disease


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Survival Fall Checklist: Winter is Coming!

As the cold chills start to return (for most of us at least) it's time for preppers to begin their fall preparations, and I've designed this checklist to ensure that you don't … [Read More...]


Saving Your Nose: How to Handle a Skunk

Skunks (aka polecats) have a well-deserved reputation as one of the most obnoxious beasts to run into. Although they can bite and scratch, eat chicken's eggs and pet food, and even … [Read More...]


How a Single Deer Mouse Can Kill You, and How to Protect Yourself

We've discussed techniques for killing mice and rats before, but even after they are eliminated the filth they leave behind have the potential to be deadly. Hantavirus pulmonary … [Read More...]


Low-Cost Prepping: How to Use Auctions for Great Deals

Let's face it, in many ways prepping can be pretty expensive. Stores of food, skills, tools, and other can take a toll on your wallet. However, you can acquire … [Read More...]


Sleeping Soundly in a Survival Situation: How to Make a Bed in the Wild

We've talked about the dangers of sleep deprivation before, so how do you get some sleep when you're stuck in the wilderness without a comfortable bed to rest on? You make one of … [Read More...]


Survival in a Foreign Land: How to Make it Through the Jungle Alive (Part 2 of 2)

In part one we discussed the basics of jungle survival. In part 2 we will cover the common enemies and ailments that are likely to assail you, and how to overcome them … [Read More...]

Survival in a Foreign Land: How to Make it Through the Jungle Alive (Part 1of 2)

  There is a definite sense of comfort in surviving a disaster safely in your home surrounded by all of your supplies and in a climate you understand. However, there is … [Read More...]


Alternative Light Sources for Survival

Light is extremely valuable, and will be even more so when grid power is down. Naturally, that means that any prepared person should make a point of learning or buying multiple … [Read More...]


Top 5 Survival Uses For Vinegar

Vinegar is found in almost every home, but few know how useful it can be in an emergency. It's acidic content makes it a powerful cleaning agent, a helpful antibacterial, and of … [Read More...]


Addictions During Survival Situations

Addictions aren't something people tend to like to confront, but unfortunately emergency situations are rarely forgiving. Even if you live a fairly normal life without spending … [Read More...]