Category: Homesteading

How To Make a DIY Slingshot Bow In 5 Minutes

How To Make a DIY Slingshot Bow In 5 Minutes — Take 5 minutes to make this awesome, powerful DIY slingshot. This will not only make you feel awesome because you make something but give you the satisfaction that you have another way to catch food.

Take 5 minutes to make this awesome, powerful DIY slingshot. This will not only make you feel awesome because you make something but give you the satisfaction that you have another way to catch food. A slingbow will allow an …

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The Next Gen of Preppers

The Next Gen of Preppers — Regardless of what you may think or feel about the millennial generation, there are certain things about them that have far exceeded their parents' generation. Information, for example.

Regardless of what you may think or feel about the millennial generation, there are certain things about them that have far exceeded their parents’ generation. Information, for example. All they’ve ever known is to Google search. They have little to …

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What Is A Rocket Stove? Why Do I Need One?

What Is A Rocket Stove? Why Do I Need One? — Rocket stoves are fabulous! Easily built but capable of producing a hot flame that you can cook, I suppose, everything over. You can even bake bread with a little modification.

When you build a traditional fire you think that those rolling flames and glowing coals are about as good as it can get. Well, just ask a blacksmith, the fire gets better, hotter and more effective if you add one …

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What Should You Have Ready When The Power Goes Off

What Should You Have Ready When The Power Goes Off - This article offers a great list of things you should have ready when the power goes off. Measure your power outage inventory against some of these recommendations.

The power outage is a close relative to every disaster. Sometimes they happen for reasons we cannot even explain. Mitigating power loss is a huge first step when it comes to recovering from a disaster. This is especially true when …

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How to Build a Better Outdoor Pizza Oven

How to Build a Better Outdoor Pizza Oven — If you’re living off the grid, or just enjoy a fire oven baked foods, an outdoor pizza oven is a fantastic way to quickly cook food while using no electricity. Of course you can make pizza, bread, and other baked goods, and you can also use it as a grill for meats or operate it at a lower temperature for baking casserole-type dishes. The trouble is that it can be very expensive to have an outdoor oven installed.

If you’re living off the grid, or just enjoy a fire oven baked foods, an outdoor pizza oven is a fantastic way to quickly cook food while using no electricity. Of course, you can make pizza, bread, and other baked …

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Basics of Soil Enrichment

Basics of Soil Enrichment - If you want to produce seriously nutritious food it all starts with your soil. One of the most important aspects of gardening is revitalizing that soil every single year. If you have a great year of growing and produce tons of fresh vegetables your soil is tired. Its going to need some help to get back into growing shape again. This article goes over several different ways to enrich your soil. It may sound complicating but its actually pretty simple.

If you want to produce seriously nutritious food it all starts with your soil. One of the most important aspects of gardening is revitalizing that soil every single year. If you have a great year of growth and produce tons …

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5 Prepping Mistakes to Avoid

5 Prepping Mistakes to Avoid — I found a great article over at prepforshtf.com that goes over 5 prepping mistakes to avoid. We all make mistakes and I will be the first one to admit I have made many in my prepping journey. By making mistakes you learn from them and become a better prepper!

The prepping world is BIG! There is a lot of stuff to get into and we need to prepare to take that in but also prioritize. Taking the time to prioritize what you should be spending time on can save …

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Growing Food Passively

Growing Food Passively with the Kratky Method Growing -- food at home doesn't need to be a challenging and time-consuming task. Did you know that there is an interesting growing technique that is very easy to set up, off-the-grid and low-maintenance?

Growing food at home doesn’t need to be a challenging and time-consuming task.   There are a number of different ways that you can grow food passively in your own background. Most of the means take a little bit of …

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Budget Cooking: Feed 4 for $10

Budget Cooking: Feed 4 for $10 — Getting nutritious meals together for the family can definitely be a challenge when we have normal access to food, and would be even more difficult in a SHTF situation.

Getting nutritious meals together for the family can definitely be a challenge when we have normal access to food and would be even more difficult in an SHTF situation. If you are prepping for such a situation, you are undoubtedly …

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Coffee: Reason Why You Should Be Stockpiling

Coffee: Reason Why You Should Be Stockpiling — After those late nights there really is nothing like a stiff coffee to get you back into working order. Still, it is rare that this makes it into the stockpile or even into the bug out bag.

After those late nights, there really is nothing like a stiff coffee to get you back into working order. Still, it is rare that this makes it into the stockpile or even into the bug out bag. I don’t know …

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