The news media continue their negative and distorted portray of prepping. In reality, the vast majority of preppers are making prudent and reasonable preparations for a range of short- and long-term disasters, not primarily or solely a ‘Doomsday’ or TEOTWAWKI type event.
Some non-doomsday prepping websites:
Food Storage and Survival has a good post on this topic: Not Buying Doomsday? 10 Everyday Reasons to be a Prepper. And Food Storage Made Easy covers food storage from a non-doom-and-gloom point of view.
Some non-doomsday prepping posts:
Different ways to start a fire:
Starting a fire is useful in a wide range of different situations. It’s a skill that most preppers should consider acquiring.
Different ways to make a homemade lamp:
Making your own lamp is another good skill for the power outage that accompanies many short- and long-term disasters.
Finally … here at Prep-Blog.com, we don’t ignore the possibility of long-term disasters and their preparation. But our focus is on prudent and reasonable preparations for a wide range of disasters, including the more common short-term disasters, such as hurricanes, snowstorms, etc.