Category: Homesteading

15 Ancient House Designs that You can Build Really Cheap

15 Ancient House Designs that You can Build Really Cheap — What would you do if one day you had to build your own shelter from scratch? No convenient housing materials or modern tools, just you and nature. It probably sounds intimidating to most, but we should remember that people have been building shelters for thousands of years, using whatever was at hand.

What would you do if one day you had to build your own shelter from scratch? No convenient housing materials or modern tools, just you and nature. It probably sounds intimidating to most, but we should remember that people have …

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SHTF Life Hacks | Secret Prepper Tip List

SHTF Life Hacks | Secret Prepper Tip List — We definitely have to think outside of the box and exercise some improvisation skills when we’re prepping for SHTF, and it helps to get tips and tutorials from others who have figured out some hacks themselves.

We definitely have to think outside of the box and exercise some improvisation skills when we’re prepping for SHTF. And it helps to get tips and tutorials from others who have figured out some hacks themselves. There are some hacks …

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DIY Simple Soda Bottle Mousetrap

DIY Simple Soda Bottle Mousetrap — DIY pest control is a great way to save money, and may even be a necessity if professional pest control is out of reach. Store bought poison or natural repellents work especially well for a lot of pests, but poison can be dangerous to your family and natural options don’t quite cut it for bigger pests like mice.

Pests will equal death when you are in an SHTF situation. This is a historical situation that has played out many times over and over again. This simple DIY soda bottle mousetrap gives you some options when the mice start …

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How to Build an Earthbag/Papercrete Home

How to Build an Earthbag/Papercrete Home — For those interested in green living or homesteading, the prospect of building a self-sufficient home doesn’t have to be a pipe dream. Kelly and Rosana Hart have used earthbags, papercrete, and a few other materials to create such a home that is not only beautiful, it is self-sufficient.

For those interested in green living or homesteading, the prospect of building a self-sufficient home doesn’t have to be a pipe dream.  Kelly and Rosana Hart have used earthbags, papercrete, and a few other materials to create such a home …

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Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden

Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden — The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a center compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagna-style garden bed.

The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a center compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagna-style garden bed. A small pie-slice section of the bed is used for easy access to the center compost …

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Build An Underground Year Round Greenhouse For Less Than $300

This underground greenhouse is perfect for anyone who wants to grow food all year round. If you are a prepper or a homesteader this should be your goal, if not now, for the future. If you have enough room to …

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How To Make Toasty Warm Unisex Crochet Slipper Boots

How To Make Toasty Warm Unisex Crochet Slipper Boots — These slipper booties can be worn for that chilly winter weather, they’ll keep your feet warm and cozy all winter long. These can be made for your man too. In fact, they can be made for the kiddos also.

These slipper booties can be worn for that chilly winter weather, they’ll keep your feet warm and cozy all winter long. These can be made for your man too. In fact, they can be made for the kiddos also. This step by …

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The 4 Golden Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking

The 4 Golden Rules Of Cast-Iron Cooking — A lot of people have had their cast-iron pots and pans for tens if not a hundred years or more and they still work as good as they day they were brought. Cast-iron skillets conduct heat beautifully, go from stove top to oven with no problem.

There is a reason why people of the past used cast iron cookware. You see, there were no Walmarts out there or Amazon deliveries. That said, you have to understand how important it was to upkeep that cookware.  When you …

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10 Awesome Things To Make With 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels

10 Awesome Things To Make With 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels — Now that Spring is here I wanted to go hunting for some fun upcycling projects for myself. I came across a lot of new and interesting projects, but none as awesome as this one I am sharing with you all today.

I came across a lot of new and interesting projects, but none as awesome as this one I am sharing with you all today. Because I live on a small homestead, I understand the value of reusing things. It is …

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12 Months Of No Processed Foods – Crock Pot Recipes

12 Months Of No Processed Foods – Crock Pot Recipes

Eating no processed foods is paramount to living a healthy life. Don’t be alarmed if you see that some of these recipes call for what we call “minimally processed foods”, for example, ketchup, canned vegetables, etc. These are minimally processed …

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