Survival Scout Tips
3 Reasons to Grow a Preparedness Garden
3 Reasons to Grow a Preparedness Garden A few days ago, as we turned over a new month, my mind turned to gardening. I know it's only February and many of us - including myself - can barely see the ground through the snow. But when I look out...
3 Preparedness Lessons I Learned from Snow Storms
3 Preparedness Lessons I Learned from Snow Storms If you've been following the news lately, what was once a mild winter has turned into a string of storms spread across the country. I could repeat the scary facts and figures or dwell on the damage caused, but that's not...
Food Prices on The Rise Again (Pt. 2)
Food Prices on The Rise Again Last week, I updated you on my on-going battle with our food suppliers over cost increases for 2016. They're afraid of rising food costs just like everyone else and told me they need to up their prices. Since then, I've spent hours on the...
Food Prices on The Rise Again (Pt. 1)
Food Prices on The Rise Again I'm sure you've seen similar headlines a lot lately. I decided to do some digging and get to the bottom of it all. Depending on where you look, the "experts" might tell you we're experiencing average food price inflation, others might say we're seeing...
Important Things you Need to Know This Week
Important Things You Need To Know This Week I had originally intended to send out a quick note wishing everyone a Happy New Year and sharing some of our New Year's Resolutions. However, the events that have unfolded this week have led me to an entirely different type of message....
Opposable Thumbs? There's More...
Opposable Thumbs? There's More... There is one peculiar thing that sets us apart from every other species on this planet. Most scientists would say it's our opposable thumbs. Some religious leaders would argue it's the existence of a soul. But I think there's something entirely different that sets us apart....
Christmas Riots? The History of "Merry Christmas"
Around here, we're not afraid of being politically incorrect. Apparently, the PC police would have you believe that saying "Happy Holidays" is the only appropriate greeting for this time of year. Everything else is "banned". You may have noticed by now that we're not shying away from saying "Merry Christmas",...
What Shall We Do with a Drunken Sailor?
What Shall We Do with a Drunken Sailor? You might recognize the line - it’s from a sea shanty tune sung on old military vessels by the crew as they worked. So, what do you do with a drunken sailor? One of the proposed solutions of the song is to...
Patriots Eating Dog Food? Read This Special Report
PATRIOTS EATING DOG FOOD? READ THIS SPECIAL REPORT... I've finally decided to share another little known secret of the food storage industry. One that likely will result in me getting nasty letters from some of my competitors. Some of whom are people I personally know. But the truth needs to...
Don't Get Caught Unprepared This Fall
Don't Get Caught Unprepared This Fall If you're anything like me, you're looking forward to the end of summer. Why? Because it signifies the coming of harvest when we can literally enjoy the fruits of our labor. When I look out on my patriot garden, I know I've helped my...
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