Category Archive: Homesteading

5 Reasons You Should Be Cooking With Cast Iron

5 Reasons You Should Be Cooking With Cast Iron I have always known that cooking with cast iron is always a good thing but after reading the article I am sharing with you today, I am ready to throw away my aluminum and teflon pans, actually, maybe I’ll give them to goodwill. Cast iron pots …

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Common North American Spider identification Database

Common North American Spider identification Database I honest to God hate spiders. I can’t even stand the small ones. They just freak me the hell out! Every time I see one I have to either get the wife to move it outside, or I get my shoe and squish it. Only problem is where I …

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How to Store Vegetables Over the Winter – Modern and Vintage Storage Tips

How to Store Vegetables Over the Winter – Modern and Vintage Storage Tips If you grow your own vegetables storing the stuff you don’t eat or sell is important not only for a survival perspective but its a great way to save money and have homegrown vegetables out of season. Canning is a good way …

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How To Build A DIY 1000 Watt Wind Turbine

How To Build A DIY 1000 Watt Wind Turbine 1000 watts is great power for any home. This turbine help charge the battery bank that powers our offgrid home. It’s a permanent magnet alternator, generating 3 phase ac, rectified to dc, and fed to a charge controller. The great thing about wind turbines is that these …

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15 Unconventional Uses for Honey

15 Unconventional Uses for Honey You Probably Didn’t Know About Ah, Honey… food for kings. I love honey and so have every nation, every era and every man and woman on earth since time began! Honey is mostly used to put on things like toast or cereal but did you know that Honey goes much …

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Easy DIY Pallet Shelving

Easy DIY Pallet Shelving One thing that people never seem to have enough of is shelf space. While store-bought units are generally flimsy or expensive, inexpensive strong high-capacity shelving can be built quite easily from common, cheap (often free) wood pallets. One can often obtain many pallets of the same dimensions just by offering to …

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6+ Shipping Container Home Designs

Shipping Container Home Designs I need one of these on a piece of land out in the forest! Oh the good times I could have. These are pretty cheap in comparison to building a log cabin too. Shipping container homes are the PERFECT base to start building you off grid home or cabin. It’s extensible, affordable, …

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10 Of The Best Fermented Food Recipes

10 Of The Best Fermented Food Recipes It has only been in the past 6 months that I have been eating fermented foods. Sounds gross, but actually this type of food is so good for you. I feel like I have been robbed of well health for not knowing about it sooner. In easy to …

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How To Eat Wild Game Safely

How To Eat Wild Game Safely If SHTF you will run out of food one day, after that day happens you will need to catch your own food, or scavenge from dead carcass. You may shun it and say “never” but you will, when you are hungry. There are always a few factors to take …

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Easy DIY Wood and Concrete Planter

Easy DIY Wood and Concrete Planter This planter has to be the best looking planter I have ever seen. The sharp lines and the contrast of the wood and concrete earn this a spot in my garden any day! Over at addicted2decorating.com they have a tutorial on how to make one. I checked it out and …

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