Category: Homesteading

Living Off The Grid Guide For Beginners

Chicken flock for living off the grid

As preppers, we should always looking into ways to better our chances in case of a big disaster. Living off the grid  will save money, but also give you more control over your life. What Is Living Off The Grid …

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Our Basic Sanitation and Hygiene Preps

Our Basic Sanitation and Hygiene Preps — Any article that offers up an outlook on the idea of sanitation and hygiene after the collapse is an important one. This is going to be a killer in the fallen world.

Hygiene and waste management are going to attribute to the disease in a collapse.  Its so important that you understand this because the disease will be the biggest killer in the fallen world. Whenever you have an idea that focuses …

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After the Socialist Nightmare in Venezuela: What do the People Need

Create a Collapse Supply List Based on the Things They Are Out of in Venezuela — If you think an economic disaster can’t strike the US, you need look no further than Venezuela to confirm that it can happen anywhere, and that when it does, it’s absolutely shocking.

Another nation falls to socialism. There is no getting around what this situation in Venezuela is all about. Some people think it could have been initiated by the United States.  If you know how the country was run you would …

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How To Make Homemade Butter With Your Kitchen Mixer

How To Make Homemade Butter With Your Kitchen Mixer - You may already know that you can make butter in a mason jar or something similar, but that method only produces enough butter for a couple slices of toast. What if you had a big family or a party coming up? This is your project!

Sweet cream butter is a true gift. Its something we all have in our fridge and in this modern world we take for granted.  Image Credit: kitchen-tested.com You know, we take a lot of food production for granted. Its just …

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Food War: Grocery Shopping Versus Fresh Food

Food War: Grocery Shopping Versus Fresh Food - The author took a lot of time to seek out prices, labor and other stats that help solidify the point that growing food is cheaper and easier than spending money at the market. Side conversations about packaging and its effects are also very eye opening.

It is often said that a single person cannot make changes on the Macro level. That could be one of the biggest issues we are all having. We like control and freedom Image Credit: thegrownetwork.co  However, our ability to influence …

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How To Use Bamboo For Survival

Bamboo forest

Bamboo is cheap, awesome and invasive. And… it could save your life in an emergency situation. I would consider planting some before it’s too late! And while you’re waiting for it to grow, let’s look at ways to use bamboo …

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Foraging for a Coffee Replacement After SHTF

Two Wild Alternatives to Coffee - This process of identification and the recipe for these two wild alternatives to coffee is written up by one of the best authors on the topic of outdoor survival. You will find both pretty easy to identify and when you get comfortable with foraging and roasting them the drink will be part of your outdoor arsenal as well.

The dawn of a new workday brings many things to the forefront. Kids have to be ushered to and fro, reports completed, meetings held or postponed and all the while we must carry on as the survivors we are. Image …

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Organizing Your Pantry In 5 Simple Steps

Organizing Your Pantry In 5 Simple Steps - The author clearly has some great advice and pictures to go along with that advice. Organization is a choice that we all make. Its also a never ending process. There is no on button for organizing.

If space is the greatest enemy then organization is our greatest ally. For preppers and survivalists, we have our pantries stuffed to the gills in most cases but if we aren’t utilizing our space effectively we could be missing out …

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How To Clean Your Mattress Naturally

Your mattress should be cleaned regularly to avoid the buildup of dirt, hair, and body fluids. Cleaning it every three months is highly recommended. However, if you're too busy with family and work, clean your mattress at least every six months.

With shifting weather conditions or seasonal changes, your mattress endures dust, perspiration, hair, drool, skin oil, temperature changes, and worse! This is why it needs a deep cleaning to keep it fresh and smelling good. Likewise, learning how to clean …

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How Minimalist Living Changes Everything

Striving for Minimalist Living (and how its changing my life!) - This is an article by a homesteading woman who explains her challenges and successes while striving to live a minimalist lifestyle. We read it, we talk it but many of us willingly do it.

This wild world of bloated materialism is exhausting. The lengths we go to keep up with the Joneses leaves us stressed out and miserable. The goal many of us are after is minimalist living. We are in a wash of …

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