Category: Homesteading

How To Build A Cold Spring House For Free Refrigeration

How To Build A Cold Spring House For Free Refrigeration - A great option is to build a cold spring house. A spring house is a small building, usually one room, constructed over a spring.

If you have chosen, or are planning, to live off the grid as a self-sufficient homesteader/prepper, standard refrigerators are not an ideal choice. Simply put, they defeat the purpose of being off grid. Refrigerators use an enormous amount of electricity …

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How to Dehydrate Bananas

close-up of banana slices on a dehydrator tray

Bananas are the most popular fruit on the market today. They are tropical fruits that require a specific growing climate to have success. Knowing how to dehydrate bananas will give you access to them year-round. Do you know what a …

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Why Does Wool Rule?

How To Make The Warmest, Cheapest Wool Boots Ever — With Winter in full effect, it is important to have the right footwear or risk getting frostbite. This is something you DO NOT want to get. If you are like me and are on a tight budget a good pair of snowshoes/boots can set you back a good hundred bucks if not more.

The winter is a serious monster for some of us. If you are an off-grid enthusiast you know that winter means lots more work and some shivering.    Making the right winter investments and taking the rights steps BEFORE winter …

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Why Handmade Soaps Can Be Toxic!

Why Handmade Soaps Can Be Toxic! - If you are a homemade soap lover, like myself, enjoy this article. Take its main focus into consideration and just be prepared to buy and make soaps the right way. Your health is number one.

Listen. There has been a lot of bad news in the year 2020. The idea that our homemade soaps could be toxic is even more! Lets talk about how this could happen. Who doesn’t love a hot shower with a …

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How to Kill Thousands of Mosquitoes in Your Backyard Every Night

How To Kill Thousands Of Mosquitoes In Your Backyard Every Night - Not only are mosquitoes one of the most annoying things in the world they are also carriers of incredibly dangerous diseases. The thing we forget about management of mosquitoes is that they are poisoned in mass all the time by our local governments.

Not only are mosquitoes one of the most annoying things in the world they are also carriers of incredibly dangerous diseases. The thing we forget about the management of mosquitoes is that they are poisoned en masse all the time …

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Homemade Hair and Body Care

Homemade Hair and Body Care - You can take your freedom back and you can do so with an article like this. Are you aware that all of the hair and body care you need, can be made right in your home. Your dependence on products that are designed to make you feel less than, has to stop.

There is a massive industry that is attacking the confidence of men and women everywhere. They may be about the sneakiest industry there is. You probably know them as beauty care. Of course, you have things all over your home …

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65 Pieces of Survival Wisdom From the Great Depression

65 Pieces Of Survival Wisdom From The Great Depression

Many of us take pride in being self-sufficient. Others simply enjoy gardening and crafting. There was a time when self-sufficiency was essential to survival. Relatively speaking, the Great Depression was not that long ago, and there is a lot of …

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How to Build a Chicken Coop

DIY chicken coop

Backyard chicken coops continue to gain in popularity and I don’t see any signs of it slowing down. Chickens are great for the homesteader or dare I say, even the weekend prepper and suburban survivalist, given the advantage of having …

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How to Fix Every Common Zipper Problem. Period

How to Fix Every Common Zipper Problem. Period

You may look at this article and think to yourself, why!? Well, let me tell you a little story. I like to wear my jackets until they no longer keep me warm. I spend at least 100 bucks on my …

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12 Yummy Meal in a Jar Recipes

12 Yummy Meal In A Jar Recipes - The good thing about these recipes is they’re all dehydrated or pasta type foods and once properly sealed should last up to, 2 or 3 years. If not longer if stored in the correct setting.

I got to thinking about the dry food I have stockpiled and how I could utilize some of that to save money. I searched high and low for a great meal in a jar recipes my family and I would …

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