Category Archive: Homesteading

Make A Bike Trailer For Less Than $10

Make A Bike Trailer For Less Than $10 Using a bike is a great way to zip around town and run errands, but some jobs are a little more than a bike alone can handle. What about carting around jugs of water or groceries? How do you get power tools to a friends’ house to …

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The Portable Grill That Fits in Your Pocket

The Portable Grill that Fits in Your Pocket An easy to set up, portable cooking device is valuable in so many situations: hiking trips, camping, and especially survival situations where we won’t have access to our normal conveniences. There are plenty of such portable cooking devices available for purchase, but how about making your own …

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Healthy 5 Ingredient Soups that are Easy to Make when SHTF

Healthy 5 Ingredient Soups that are Easy to Make when SHTF Cooking hearty, warming meals to get you through the winter months doesn’t have to take hours in the kitchen and a ton of ingredients. Some of the best comfort food is simple and flavorful, like a hot, fragrant soup. Cooking Light has a list …

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How to Clean Your Home with Lemon Juice

How to Clean Your Home with Lemon Juice With all of the chemical household cleaners available to us, it is easy to forget that a lot of natural ingredients also work well in this capacity. After all, people have been cleaning houses long before disinfecting sprays were invented. This old knowledge is important to hold …

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How to Make Antibiotic Garlic Tincture

How to Make Antibiotic Garlic Tincture Back in the day, the home medicine chest of our grandparents was comprised of locally grown herbs and plants. Every town or community had a natural healer who dedicated his or her life to spread knowledge about the use of plants in healing. Garlic is one of the best …

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5 Home Security Measures that Don’t Need Electricity

5 Home Security Measures that Don’t Need Electricity Like the saying goes, you don’t have to be able to run faster than a bear, you have to run faster than the person behind you. And the same is true for basic home security, you don’t need a perimeter like Fort Knox, you just need to …

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Growing Your Own Chicken Feed the Easy Way

Growing Your Own Chicken Feed the Easy Way If you are a chicken farmer, whether commercially or just a backyard flock, you know that good quality chicken feed is anything but inexpensive.  Chances are pretty good that if you raise chickens, you also have a garden and therefore a built in workforce! There are several …

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Meat Potting: An Almost Forgotten Skill Worth Rediscovering

Meat Potting: An Almost Forgotten Skill Worth Rediscovering When I sat down to write this, I remembered my grandmother. She potted meat like this in 10 gallon crocks. The cooler you could keep the crock, the longer the meat will last. (Basement, cellar, etc), but don’t let it hard freeze or the crock will crack. …

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7 Herbs You Can Grow Indoors Year-Round

7 Herbs You Can Grow Indoors Year-Round I am so glad I came across this article, I didn’t realize that herbs can be frown indoors all year round, after reading this in depth article I now understand we don’t have to wait until spring to enjoy our favorite herbs. Herbs do still need warmth and …

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52 Week Food Storage Plan

52 Week Food Storage Plan This is the mother load of food storage articles, I spend a few days looking for a great article on food stockpiling plans and I think I have found the best there is. Food will be in short supply if an emergency hits. People often think they will be OK …

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