The Prepper’s Complete Book of Disaster Readiness by Jim Cobb (Review/Giveaway)

Prepare Magazine Book Giveaway

My Friend’s over at PREPARE Magazine are running a series of Book Reviews and Giveaways that are sure to help you add to your Preparedness Library.  There will be a giveaway EVERY OTHER week upcoming so continue to stop back and see what the next book that will be available to you! The Prepper’s Complete […]

Introductory Herbal Course Study Group

Fun, Inspiration, Support & Accountability - Success!

Have you always wanted to take an Herbal Course, but you’ve been afraid of embarking on that online course by yourself? Were you putting it off, waiting for that perfect moment? Well, NOW is the time! I have been self-taught and have had wonderful influences in my life that have shared and taught me AMAZING […]

Why Natural Health, Exercise & Whole Foods Play A Role In Survival

What comes to mind when you think of survival?  I have to imagine it is a bug-out bag or maybe how to make a fire or shelter, right? Well, there are SO many aspects to survival and I fear that some are often overlooked! Let’s take a look at natural health.  With the way big […]

What You Should Consider When Fire Is A Threat?

The Pacific Northwest is under attack with wildfires…   Are you and your family affected?  We are…   We’ve had 3 months+ with no rain and extreme heat.  It is beyond dry and we are living in an unsafe tinder box.  All it would take is one fool to drop a cigarette, a lightning bolt, […]

Trayer Wilderness Off-Grid Homestead Tour With Beyond Off Grid

Homesteading Traditionally Off-Grid Today ~ Preparedness & Survival For Tomorrow

It was a great honor and privilege to be a part of the Beyond Off Grid Summit/Webinars. As you all know, we feel very led to share our knowledge, skills and inspiration in these uncertain times. We decided to give you a tour of your homestead, show you around a bit and offer some tips […]

What To Gather For Fire Making and How To Make A Fire

Being able to create a fire in a survival situation is a life or death scenario, did you know that?  If you are unable to keep your body temperature at a normal temperature or you are wet and cold and need to quickly find heat – you could easily die of hypothermia if you are […]

The Importance Of A Shelter & Staying Warm and Dry

Let’s talk about the importance of a shelter…  We all live in varying climates, terrain and areas.  Some of you may live in the city, in a small town, in the country or in the wilderness as we do.  No matter where you are located, the first thing you need to be concerned about in […]

How To Build A Shelter

 Having shelter is the first concern next to keeping warm when in the elements.  Being able to remove yourself from the elements of mother nature is important.  Whether you are using a man-made form of shelter or utilizing materials from mother nature herself in your surroundings, but building a shelter is a must! Our Mountain […]

What is Char and Why Should You Have It To Start A Fire

A common question we hear is, “What is Char”? So we figured we need to touch on this subject because char is actually something that could very easily save your life. Char is a highly combustible substance.  It is something that has been charred in a fire (in a tin of sorts) making it a […]

How We Choose The Right Gear

  Packing the proper gear is an important aspect of having a pack as is keeping things organized.  I would like to take this time to share with you how and what we choose for our packs. Having a pack full of all the latest gear is great, but if you don’t know how to […]