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Dogs as prepper companions

by Cameron Green of GAPP April 20, 2015 Bug In
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In our modern world, preppers need to be concerned with guns, ammunition, food, gasoline, medical supplies… the list goes on and its daunting.  But don’t forget about the family pets. An often overlooked and very helpful resource to your preps is a dog.  In our everyday lives, a dog is a loyal companion, an early […]

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Hurricane Sandy… Two Years Later

by Cameron Green of GAPP March 23, 2015 Bug In
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The events of October 2012  in the NY/NJ area are well known to the nation.  Hurricane sandy made landfall and wreaked havoc on many towns.  Being one of the most densely populated areas on the planet, the damage was in the billions.  Major parts of the NY and NJ infrastructure were damaged including railways, roads, […]

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Ebola, Ebola, Ebola, What I Am Doing To Prepare

by suburban October 27, 2014 Bug In
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How many times in the last several weeks have you heard about Ebola?  Too many?  Me too.  Some may say I am crazy, some may say I am cautious, and some are walking around living in their bubble of life without a clue. It was only a few weeks ago, when I published a booklet […]

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My Guerrilla Berkey Water Filter Project in 20 Minutes or Less

by suburban July 13, 2013 Bug In
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As far as I am concerned, this project has been well overdue.  Especially in the wakes of both hurricanes Irene and Sandy.  With hurricane season just barely upon us, and the loss of power, etc. last year, I thought it was time to prepare a bit for what might be to come.  In hindsight, this […]

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Hurricane Sandy, a Review, by a Contributing Author from Long Island

by suburban November 13, 2012 Bug In
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A contributing writer to the Suburban Survival Blog, and lives on Long Island hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.  I’ve asked him for his post mortem recount of the hurricane, what worked and what did not work for him during the storm, power outage, and overal disaster here in the Northeast.  By the time this is […]

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My Food Storage is Changing, an update on Apartment Prepping…

by suburban September 24, 2012 Bug In
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As my time prepping matures, and living in an apartment, I am also finding that my prepping is starting to morph a bit.  As I prep for food, most specifically, I find that cans of food are becoming cumbersome.  Specifically, soups, tunas, canned chicken (which is a personal favorite of mine), etc.  I also find […]

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The Modular Survival Kit, Cache Valley Prepper

by Mr-Jones August 1, 2012 Bug In
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The Modular Survival Kit is a fairly simple concept.  And one that I know that the military is familiar with, but not one that I’ve heard get much attention in the prepping community.  Once I had built up my kit, as any aspiring survivalist would do, I did a few practice bug-outs in the form […]

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Test Cooking with Preps, Breakfast for Dinner, Part One

by suburban February 10, 2012 Bug In
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I like breakfast for dinner.  I do.  I have James Bond’s fetish for scrambled eggs.  Give me scrambled eggs, an omelet, or frittata any day of the week and I am a happy guy.  So, tonight, we make breakfast for dinner.  I have picked up some tester / samples from various vendors and I am going […]

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And Then There Was a Dinner Meeting

by suburban October 31, 2011 Bug In
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Last week, I had dinner with three other preppers.  One was new, and the two others I have been in touch with for some time.  We all live in Northern NJ, and are concerned with the economy, job growth, Bugging In, Bugging Out, etc.  The conversation twisted and turned in many directions.  We talked about […]

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Lessons Learned from Hurricane Floyd Employed in Hurricane Irene

by suburban October 5, 2011 Bug In
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This generous post was contributed by Cameron Green, of Green Academy of Personal Protection.  Cam has contributed several other posts, and I continue to value his help and contributions.  Please visit his Website at GAPPNJ if you live in the NY, NJ or PA area, and are looking for certification for CCWs, or learning how […]

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