Category Archive: Off Grid

Building a Library for Your Survival Community

Building a Library for Your Survival Community Town libraries are almost lost in the fast paced world of technology and information today. The thing is, if the plug is ever pulled for extended periods of time, a lot of knowledge would be lost! Building a library is a great prep for the single person, family, or …

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How To Start a Fire With a Dead Lighter

How to Start a Fire With a Dead Lighter To survive in the wild, you must be able to keep yourself warm, keep yourself fed, and keep yourself protected. Fire helps you accomplish all of these things. There are countless survival stories of people relying on fires to stay alive. Fires are something that man …

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Survival Lessons Learned from Long Camping Trips

Survival Lessons Learned from Long Camping Trips People all across the country enjoy the recreational activity of camping. Whether that’s “glamping” in an RV or backpack hiking and camping, there are some really great survival lessons that can be learned on longer camping trips. The definition for “longer” means more than one just one or …

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20 Food Storage Locations for People With Small Homes

20 Food Storage Locations for People With Small Homes The average kitchen in America is 70 square feet, and even smaller if you live in an apartment. So if you’re stockpiling food for the SHTF, where are you supposed to put it? Closets are another option, but if you have a small kitchen then chances …

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Being Frugal – 12 Lessons from the Great Depression

Being Frugal – 12 Lessons from the Great Depression The Great Depression was a time of hunger, homelessness, and despair. Our country was in dire straights with over 25% of the population reportedly out of work. Through absolute necessity, being frugal was a way of life and survival in every sense of the word. There …

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How To Build a DIY Solar Oven

How To Build a DIY Solar Oven Have you ever thought about what you would do if you found yourself without electricity indefinitely? Specifically, have you thought about how you would cook and/or heat food? With no electricity, conventional ovens and stoves would be out of the question. Unless you owned a portable propane-powered stove, …

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The Ups and Downs of an Off-grid Life

The Ups and Downs of an Off-grid Life Living off the grid is a dream for many of us and becoming totally self-sufficient is what drives us forward with our prepping plans. However, getting used to an off-grid life may be difficult for certain people. Some of them will bounce back on the grid if …

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9 Medicinal Herbs For Fighting Pain

9 Medicinal Herbs For Fighting Pain I don’t know about you, but I’m no scientist. I can’t name any of the ingredients found in commonly used OTC drugs, and I certainly can’t make them. As a matter of fact, if and when possible, I prefer to take a more “natural” approach to treating my pain. …

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Manual Kitchen Tools To Get For When There Is No Power

Manual Kitchen Tools To Get For When There Is No Power It shouldn’t be a secret by now that our national power grid is fragile and vulnerable to attacks. Even more, people should understand that our electricity “addiction” will have a poor outcome when the grid goes down. You and me, like all other Americans, …

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15 Ways to Wipe Your Butt When the Toilet Paper is Gone

15 Ways to Wipe Your Butt When the Toilet Paper is Gone It happens to the best of us. You sit down on the toilet, do your business, and only then do you realize you’re out of toilet paper. It’s really not that big of a deal. You can just go look for something else …

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