Category: Barter

Bartering is one of the few ways to get survival items when SHTF.  Learn how and what to barter.

Bartering 101 For When It Hits The Fan

Bartering 101 For When It Hits The Fan - This is not the case in a disaster scenario.  The types of goods and services desired in an emergency tend to be inelastic, meaning; the demand remains the same even when the “price” (in this case, the number or quality of goods for which a good can be exchanged) increases.  This is the reason some states have laws against price gouging during weather emergencies; people will fill up their tanks even when the price of gas has jumped several dollars per gallon.  

Fiat Money For most of us, money acts as our primary or sole medium of exchange.  While the value of the American dollar is not fixed, in the short term, its purchasing power is stable, with real value loss (or gain) …

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How To Make Your Own Vanilla Extract From Scratch

How To Make Your Own Vanilla Extract From Scratch Great For Homesteading and SHTF — Yummy vanilla... It’s easy to imagine that a lot of the kitchen items we now take for granted will be scarce if SHTF and since I like to bake, it’s important to me to know how to make some of my own staple ingredients so that I’m not left in a lurch.

Making your own vanilla extract from scratch is so easy. This is Perfect to keep stockpiled for when SHTF. Yummy vanilla… It’s easy to imagine that a lot of the kitchen items we now take for granted will be scarce …

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How To Make An Awesome Shirt From A Wool Blanket

How To Make An Awesome Shirt From A Wool Blanket Have you ever heard anyone say invest in wool? Well I would, It's getting more and more expensive and it has so much potential when SHTF.

How To Make An Awesome Shirt From A Wool Blanket Have you ever heard anyone say invest in wool? Well I would, It’s getting more and more expensive and it has so much potential when SHTF. Wool is just fantastic… …

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How To Make Whiskey Step by Step

How To Make Whiskey — Who doesn’t like a shot of whiskey on a cold night? I love it. My granddad has been taking a shot of whiskey every night before bed for over 50 years and he swears it keep him healthy.

How To Make Whiskey Step by Step Who doesn’t like a shot of whiskey on a cold night? I love it. My granddad has been taking a shot of whiskey every night before bed for over 50 years and he …

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Easy DIY Forge Out Of An Old Sink

Easy DIY Forge Out Of An Old Sink — Easy DIY project we all could at least try and get some sort of blacksmithing skills before SHTF. I love the simplicity of this forge set up.I think having a little knowledge of this old skill could come in very handy if SHTF.

Easy DIY Forge Out Of An Old Sink Easy DIY project we all could at least try and get some sort of blacksmithing skills before SHTF. I love the simplicity of this forge set up.I think having a little knowledge …

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Updated Top Barter List You May Want To Consider Stockpiling

Updated Top Barter List You May Want To Consider Stockpiling — Having extra supplies for bartering should be on every prepper's plan. This enables you to barter for goods or services that you otherwise would be without!

Updated Top Barter List You May Want To Consider Stockpiling Having extra supplies for bartering should be on every prepper’s plan. This enables you to barter for goods or services that you otherwise would be without! You don’t have to …

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14 Prepper Items To Look For At Garage Sales

14 Prepper Items To Look For At Garage Sales — Garage sale season is here! This is the time of year when people do their spring cleaning, clear out their basements and attics, have garage sales, and sell valuable items for next to nothing.

14 Prepper Items To Look For At Garage Sales Garage sale season is here! This is the time of year when people do their spring cleaning, clear out their basements and attics, have garage sales, and sell valuable items for …

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How To Make My Grandma’s Laundry Detergent

How To Make Grandma’s Laundry Detergent — Who could argue with Grandma? They have such great knowledge and this article is great! It shows you how to make an age old recipe that is great for your clothes and great for your wallet! It is important to remember that buying laundry soap from the store can cost upwards of 8 - 10 bucks if not more.

How To Make Grandma’s Laundry Detergent Who could argue with Grandma? They have such great knowledge and this article is great! It shows you how to make an age old recipe that is great for your clothes and great for …

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Cash? Gold? Silver? Bitcoins?

Cash? Gold? Silver? Bitcoins? — Everything we do in life involves money, being in the preparedness community, the question now is what kind of money. The world is changing whether we like it or not. You have to adapt in order to survive and the same goes for monetary system too.

Cash? Gold? Silver? Bitcoins? Everything we do in life involves money, being in the preparedness community, the question now is what kind of money. That probably makes no sense but im sorry to say my friends… the world is changing …

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How to Make Watermelon Moonshine

How to Make Watermelon Moonshine (Step-By-Step With Pictures) — Are you tired of making the same old moonshine recipe? Perhaps you've noticed the early summer bins of watermelons at the entrance of every supermarket or maybe it's harvest time and you have some ripe melons in the garden? If so- don’t waste your time eating them. Get ready to party and make some watermelon moonshine! Below is a detailed watermelon wine recipe which once distilled makes an awesome watermelon brandy.

How to Make Watermelon Moonshine (Step By Step With Pictures) I have never made moonshine before but after seeing this watermelon recipe I thought it would be good to share for a SHTF type of situation. In the old days …

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