Category Archive: Homesteading

How To Make The Warmest, Cheapest Wool Boots Ever

How To Make The Warmest, Cheapest Wool Boots Ever With Winter still looming for a lot of the USA, it is important to have the right footwear or risk getting frostbite. This is something you DO NOT want to get. If you are like me and are on a tight budget a good pair of …

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How To Build a No Dig Garden

How To Build A No Dig Garden Gardening is going to be a big part of my life this year and I wanted to share this awesome gardening technique called a no dig garden. It works well and should be used way more than it currently does. If you have poor soil or very hard …

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71 Survival Items Under $5.00

71 Survival Items Under $5.00 There are hundreds of articles telling you what to buy for under 10 bucks, 20 bucks and even 100 bucks, for some that is a stretch, well no longer. Over at survival life they have a list of 71 items that can be bought for under 5 bucks and you …

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How To Build An Amazing Chicken Coop

How To Build An Amazing Chicken Coop Having chickens is rewarding and just pure awesomeness  rolled into one. Make sure you have a great coop. Don’t spend hundreds of dollars on a pre made one. Build one! Raising chickens in your back yard can have many great benefits. Pre-made chicken coops are expensive and I …

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10 Shade Tolerant Edible Plants

10 Shade Tolerant Edible Plants Have you got a lot of shade in your garden? I have and I can’t chop down the trees to give the garden more sunshine either… I hate having wasted space but fear not. You can still grow food there. While it’s true, most edible garden plants prefer full sun, …

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12 Yummy Meals In A Jar Recipes

12 Yummy Meals In A Jar Recipes As I am moving house soon and want to live a more self-sufficient lifestyle to save money for the future, I got to thinking about my dry food I have stockpiled and how I could utilize some of that to save money. I searched high and low for …

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DIY Easy Hand Pump For Wells Or Rain Barrels

DIY Easy Hand Pump For Wells Or Rain Barrels Don’t spend your hard earned cash on a hand pump for a well or rain barrel when you can make a better one at home for half the price. I have made tens of these over the years and they work great. In an emergency water …

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20 Survival Uses for Pantyhose

20 Survival Uses for Pantyhose If you or your wife have been throwing away old pantyhose, stop right now. And if no one in your home uses pantyhose, you should definitely buy some. Pantyhose has all sorts of survival-related applications such as first aid, gardening, hunting, shelter construction, and even food storage. Because of this …

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11 Good Reasons Why Coffee Grounds Are Worth Keeping

11 Good Reasons Why Coffee Grounds Are Worth Keeping Coffee grounds have many other uses aside from producing coffee. They can be used for gardening, repelling insects, and even as pet grooming products. A lot of use have a Keurig coffee brewer, the Keurig k-cups cost a small fortune and I am going to bet we all …

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10 Awesome Things To Make With 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels

10 Awesome Things To Make With 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels With Spring just around the corner I wanted to go hunting for some fun upcycling projects for my self. I came across a lot of new and interesting projects, but non as awesome as this one I am sharing with you all today. Because I …

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