Category: Homesteading

Hardening Your Home Against Attack

Hardening Your Home Against Attack - This article is a great read on hardening homes against attack. It could be against theft or violence during a break in. You might be most concerned about things like assault and rape in your own home.  This is also great information for after the collapse. Everyone with anything becomes a target following the collapse. You better have answers.

Hardening Your Home Against Attack The story of theft is ancient. One man stealing from another is older than the bible. We have yet to cure ourselves of this desire. The commandments don’t seem to do it, the law doesn’t take care of it but you can assure that your home will be prepared for …

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5 Easy To Grow Plants For A Survival Garden

5 Easy To Grow Plants For A Survival Garden - This is a great article about the 5 easiest to grow plants for a survival garden. Remember, you want yield in your survival garden. The important thing about a survival garden is being able to have a big yield from each plant. Outside of that you are simply wasting space. These plants all have that yield and produce more than one edible part per plant.

5 Easy To Grow Plants For A Survival Garden The focus on food production and food sourcing has reached a fever pitch in this nation and I am happy about it. People are concerned about how their food arrives on their plates. I think its time to take it a step further and start really …

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Make a Jacket Warmer Using an Old Sweater

Make a Jacket Warmer Using an Old Sweater - This will all change during a collapse and this little project that teaches you to use a sweater to make a jacket warmer may seem kind of trivial. The truth is, its incredibly important. This is a matter of survival in a world where stores are burned to the ground and dollars are worthless. You will need to craft the things you need.

Make a Jacket Warmer Using an Old Sweater The idea of clothing improvement and manipulation is something that is so far out of the average American’s mind. I wonder how many Americans can actually sew. How many could mend a piece of clothing that was ruined or torn. This is a lost skill that many …

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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 swears it keep him healthy. I did a post on how to make watermelon moonshine …

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A Deeper Understanding of the Food Supply: Composting

A Deeper Understanding of the Food Supply: Composting - Understanding at least the basics of how to produce high quality, nutrient-rich soil is incredibly important, as those nice bags of pre-made soil from the local home center won't be available in a disaster!

A Deeper Understanding of the Food Supply: Composting Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust. All things in nature are a cycle, and the food cycle is perhaps the most crucial of all. Understanding how that cycle works in as much depth as possible is crucial to survival, if SHTF. Many already understand the value and …

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A Suburban Guide to Buying Lumber

A Suburban Guide to Buying Lumber - This is a short buying guide for buying lumber. It makes things a little more interesting when we know what we are and aren't looking for in lumber. You will find that once you have some pointers to look for you can get a bit more confident.  There is a very real reward in building your own things.

A Suburban Guide to Buying Lumber There is a very real bit of anxiety when it comes to picking out lumber. If you don’t know what you are doing its extremely overwhelming. There is lumber for building outside and lumber for building inside. There are boards that sell cheap and you shouldn’t use for certain …

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Diseases to Fear in the Aftermath of SHTF

Diseases to Fear in the Aftermath of SHTF — This topic is very important and mostly gets overlooked. Prepare now because there will be no hospitals if SHTF.

Diseases to Fear in the Aftermath of SHTF This topic is very important and mostly gets overlooked. Prepare now because there will be no hospitals if SHTF. Sorry if that sounded to harsh, but it’s true! If SHTF today, in a week or so people will be going crazy, they will be trying to get …

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How To Make Cheeseburger Beef Jerky

How To Make Cheeseburger Beef Jerky — You read the title right! How to make cheeseburger beef jerky. I thought I saw just about every jerky there was... that's why I love doing this, I learn something new everyday.

How To Make Cheeseburger Beef Jerky You read the title right! How to make cheeseburger beef jerky. I thought I saw just about every jerky there was… that’s why I love doing this, I learn something new everyday. Jerky is tasty and comes in all variety of flavors from spicy to sweet. I was trying …

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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 of this old skill could come in very handy if SHTF. Not only is this …

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How To Make Soap With Fat and Ashes

How To Make Soap With Fat and Ashes — Sanitation is one of the most overlooked aspects of survival and people are more concerned about stockpiling large quantities of food and water.

How To Make Soap With Fat and Ashes Sanitation is one of the most overlooked aspects of survival and people are more concerned about stockpiling large quantities of food and water. While gathering the essentials to survive an emergency situation is highly recommended we shouldn’t ignore the other necessary items that make survival tolerable. Maintaining …

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