Category: Homesteading

Pros & Cons Of Various Survival Foods

Pros & Cons Of Various Survival Foods - The kinds of survival foods available in the market are not exactly easy to pick from and they all have their advantages and disadvantages. There are various factors that you need to consider when picking survival foods, like diversity as repeatedly consuming the same flavors can result in a phenomenon known as food fatigue.

Food is a very important necessity, we all know that and it’s safe to assume that most of us also know that food is not always easily available when you need it. It is entirely possible that there will come a time when you will have to face a shortage of food and for that …

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Thermoregulation – Regulating Your Core Body Temperature In A Survival Situation

Thermoregulation – Regulating Your Core Body Temperature In A Survival Situation - This article is all about regulating your body temperature. Its a very important that you know how to stay dry and warm at all times. You will not have to worry about starvation or dehydration if you cannot keep warm and dry.

What comes to mind when you think of dying in a survival situation. Lets talk about the wilderness. Most people have thoughts of getting lost in the woods and wildlife is involved in their demise. Maybe you think about starving to death or dying without water. The fact of the matter is, a cold sweat …

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Step By Step Guide To Make A First Aid Kit

Step By Step Guide To Make A First Aid Kit - The adventurous outdoors can be fully exciting but completely unsafe at the same time if proper measures are not taken to prevent or cure unexpected injuries. Some of the most common harms are fractures, abrasions, lacerations, skin inflammation, burns, dental injuries, and dislocations to which many adventurous enthusiasts fall prey each year.

No adventure is without the risk of injury, which means no adventure seeker in this world is 100% safe. The adventurous outdoors can be fully exciting but completely unsafe at the same time if proper measures are not taken to prevent or cure unexpected injuries. Some of the most common harms are fractures, abrasions, lacerations, …

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Why I Carry Knives

Why I Carry Knives and Why Your Karate Instructor May Be Trying to Get You Killed! - Knives cut and you will find out that they are very effective in this article. You must always be careful of anyone who is showing you how to disarm someone in slow motion.

This is a very important topic of discussion. There are serious issues when it comes to self defense techniques. In fact, even with the quality of fighting techniques that have been exposed due to the UFC and MMA there are still somethings that need to be driven home. Ninjas don’t exist anymore because of guns. …

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7 Preps Everyone Overlooks – Do You Have These 7 Items?

7 Preps Everyone Overlooks - Do You Have These 7 Items? - Take the time to read this article. These are great measuring tools for your level of preparedness, as well. If you find that every one of these 7 preps is already sitting in your storage area, good work. You might also find that you disagree with these 7 preps and might not consider one to be as important as the others.

We are always looking for gaps and holes. As preppers there is a serious desire to be ready for anything. When an article pops up on the radar that claims to contain 7 overlooked preps, its nearly impossible to not click and dig into. The great news about this life is that, until it all …

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9 Easy Ways To Protect Yourself From NSA Online Spying Activities

9 Easy Ways To Protect Yourself From NSA Online Spying Activities -- This has been on everyone's mind since ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked classified information that revealed operational details about the United States National Security Agency (NSA) global surveillance of US citizens.

No one likes to be spied on! See how you can protect yourself with these 9 steps. This has been on everyone’s mind since ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked classified information that revealed operational details about the United States National Security Agency (NSA) global surveillance of US citizens. As you all know, I am not a political …

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Getting Started in the Homestead Life

Getting Started in the Homestead Life - If you're stopping by to read this, chances are you've considered—or maybe already are—living the homestead life. While we aren't yet homesteaders ourselves, we've talked with homesteaders over the years and  are steadily heading in the direction of self sufficiency ourselves.

Is the Homestead Life for You? If you’re stopping by to read this, chances are you’ve considered—or maybe already are—living the homestead life. While we aren’t yet homesteaders ourselves, we’ve talked with homesteaders over the years and  are steadily heading in the direction of self sufficiency ourselves. The good thing about homesteading is that there’s no …

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No Work Gardening – Ruth Stout Method

Growing vegetables for your family is smart these day: you can be sure to have balanced and nutritious meals and food that has no nasty chemicals added for “better’ growth. But gardening is hard! Old fashion gardening takes digging and weeding and watering and keeping up with a good size garden can take its toll …

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How To Make Compost Tea – The Ultimate Organic Fertilizer

How To Make And Use Compost Tea: The Ultimate Organic Fertilizer - Compost tea is the perfect way to boost your plants growth and obtain higher yields – naturally. Better yet, you can make it for free using your own compost! We keep our garden productive year after year by following a simple and organic three prong approach.

Compost tea is the perfect way to boost your plants growth and obtain higher yields – naturally. Better yet, you can make it for free using your own compost!  We keep our garden productive year after year by following a simple and organic three prong approach. Compost tea or “black liquid gold” is the all …

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How to Make Tofu For Survival Protein

How to Make Tofu For Survival Protein - This is where tofu comes in... It's made from a bean and is a food made by coagulating soy milk and then pressing the resulting curds into soft white blocks. I found a great instructable that show you how to make tofu from the soy bean.

Making your own tofu is relatively easy and a cheap way to get protein compared to meat. When planning for emergencies you can never have enough food. That being said, animals are harder to hunt than you think and eventually if a whole town is hunting the same grounds, the animals will leave… Then what …

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