Category Archive: Homesteading

Soilless Homestead Gardening Using Hydroponics

Soilless Homestead Gardening Using Hydroponics Hydroponics is a fast growing way of gardening,  Hydroponicsis a subset of hydroculture and is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. I live in Nebraska and the soil here in Lincoln is black clay and it sucks to grow in. Hydroponics would be great …

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42 Flowers You Can Eat

42 Flowers You Can Eat In a survival situation you have to think outside the box. Many of us don’t know that there is a treasure trove of food in gardens all around us. I found a good article that shows us 42 flowers you can actually eat. Flowers can be used on a daily …

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How To Make A Survival Bow

How To Make A Survival Bow Knowing how to make a survival bow is a great skill set to have. Making one is so easy even your kids should learn this. Having a bow and arrow in an emergency will increase your chances of survival by a lot. In fact it could mean the difference …

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Build This Cob House For $3000

Build This Cob House For $3000 Building a cob house is second on my list after a log cabin. If I am honest with my self, a cob house should be first because they are easier to build and repair. Cob houses actually keep the temperature inside more regulated, thus saving valuable energy on cooling …

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101 Little Things You Can Fix Right Now

101 Little Things You Can Fix Right Now This may not seem relevant to prepping but if you sit down and think about it, it really is. These 101 homesteading chores need to be done in order to have a functioning off the grid home if the power goes out but we all think of …

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The Best Fruits and Vegetables That Fight Dehydration

The Best Fruits and Vegetables That Fight Dehydration Dehydration is a killer! I want to share this article because from a survival standpoint this is great knowledge to have because if SHTF and you have no real source of water growing these fruits and veggies could help you and your family survive long enough to …

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Other Uses for MRE Heaters

Other Uses for MRE Heaters These flameless heaters also known as MRE heaters are really useful to have around in an emergency! They are fantastic at heating food with no fire and they are also great at so many other things! You will be so glad you read this article! MRE heaters work through a …

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5 DIY Laundry Detergent Recipes

5 DIY Laundry Detergent Recipes We all know that there is more than one way to skin a cat, the same can be said for laundry detergent. I found 5 great recipes that work and smell nice and that will save you hundreds of dollars a year! I have tried one of these recipes and …

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7 Tricks to Get More Out of Your Slow Cooker

7 Tricks to Get More Out of Your Slow Cooker I have 2 slow cookers in my house and I love them so much that 70% of our family meals are cooked in one. There are so many advantages of cooking food in a slow cooker. First and most obvious is that when you use …

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17 Cheap and Awesome Reusable Replacements for Disposable Products

17 Cheap and Awesome Reusable Replacements for Disposable Products Prepping is so much more than preparing for a disaster, prepping makes you more aware of the world around you, it makes you more self sufficient and frugal. All of the above is just great, you are prepared for a disaster, you know how to re-purpose …

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How To Make Papercrete

How To Make Papercrete Papercrete is the ultimate building material for preppers, homesteaders, and off grid living enthusiasts. Papercrete is easy and cheap to make. It also could solve your paper and cardboard recycling problems. You make these building blocks by using old paper or cardboard. The process to make papercrete is easy and if you …

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How To Make Your Own Wine With Fruits, Flowers & Veggies

How To Make Your Own Wine With Fruits, Flowers & Veggies If you are sick of buying wines that taste just OK, then consider making your own. Making wine is fun, easy and cheap! Not many of us realize you can make wine from pretty much any fruit, flowers and vegetables. My wife and I …

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How To: Herbal Migraine Remedy

How To: Herbal Migraine Remedy If you are looking at this post I presume you are looking for a natural way to stop migraines. I am glad you are here because this works for my wife. My wife suffers from crippling migraines that pills do not touch. I feel helpless when she has an attack. …

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Why You Need To Have a SHTF / Emergency Food Supply Plan

Why You Need To Have a SHTF / Emergency Food Supply Plan Food is one of the most important things you need to live. It’s also one of the things that can cause armies, and even families, to be very happy or very upset – which can have a huge effect on their sanity or …

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How To Build A Compost Tumbler Bucket

How To Build A Compost Tumbler Bucket This tutorial shows you how to build a compost tumbler bucket system for very little money. If you are lucky enough to have a garden, you need to have a compost tumbler, they are easy to make, cheap to build and can make compost very quickly. You can …

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