Prepping and Your Vision

Without actual experience in long-term off-the-grid survival it’s really tough to figure out what you’ll really need, and what is not so important after all. And there is no substitute for actual experience. From my chair, when it comes to the discussions of survival and disaster preparedness, there is far too much emphasis on guns […]

Radio Communications

Many people have no idea how critically important communication becomes during and immediately following emergencies and natural disasters. As easy as it is to communicate and access the Internet with mobile devices, it’s just as easy for that network to collapse during a disaster, potentially leaving thousands, if not millions, of people in an information […]

Tools Of A Homestead

To be a successful homesteader, you can’t always rely on your own two hands.  Sometimes you need something a little bit sharper or a little bit more powerful. Tools have all been invented for a purpose, and that purpose is to help aid us in a task so we can become more efficient. Below, I’ve compiled a list […]

Great Solar Tutorials

Whether you completely power your home with solar energy or are just interested in using a few solar panels here and there, you can use these DIY solar panel tutorials to help you out. These solar panel tutorials are made with an array of materials and for a variety of purposes, ensuring that anyone can […]

So, You Need To Pull A Tooth!

Please keep in mind that pulling baby teeth or teeth that are very loose is ok, but a dentist should be consulted if there is any pain or unusual circumstances involving the tooth pulling (in other words, if you don’t know why your tooth is falling out, consult a physician). Now that we have all that […]

Keep Kids Busy On Rain or Snow Days..

These indoors activities for kids will keep them so pre-occupied with fun that they won’t even miss the snow-covered outdoors! Bottle Bowling via meet the Dubiens Make pop bottle bowling more fun and colorful by replacing the bottle content with colored water. Take turns with your kids knocking them down by rolling a ball and keep […]

Christmas and Food Additives

Some of the so-called healthy Christmas foods and packaged goods you’re tossing into your grocery cart this year may be filled with “extras” that can, in the long term, put your families health at risk.   Everyone knows to keep an eye out for calories, fat and carbs when they’re browsing the supermarket aisles, but are you […]

Cold Weather Survival Tips

It is more difficult for you to satisfy your basic water, food and shelter needs in a cold environment than in a warm environment. Even if you have the basic requirements, you must also have adequate protective clothing and the will to survive. The will to survive is as important as the basic needs. There […]

Getting Free Firewood

Heating a home with wood is generally the cheapest form of heating. But if the firewood supply is rare or expensive in your area, supplementing with scavenged firewood can help to reduce your heating costs. There are many places to find free or almost free wood for burning and in many cases, you may be […]

Hidden Water Sources At Home…

What if I don’t have enough stored water, and run out when I need it? If supplies run low, never ration drinking water. Drink the amount you need today, and try to find more for tomorrow. You can minimize the amount of water your body needs by reducing your activity level.   Hidden Water Sources […]