Category: Homesteading

How Homesteading Makes People Better

How Homesteading Has Made Me A Better Wife - The article is also injected with religious principals. This ads depth to the read and shows you just how deep the human experience goes. Its more than just feeding goats and canning for the winter. The adversity that it takes to live this kind of life makes sharpens people and this article proves that point.

Only through pressure do we truly change.  What are the things that really change people? Think of it like pulling off a scab! Its gotta hurt. That is how change happens. When you rip yourself from the convenient lifestyle we …

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Top 5 Essential Oil Picks for the Homestead

Top 5 Essential Oil Picks for the Homestead - This article kicks off its top 5 list with one of my favorites. Tea tree oil is showing up all over the place now. I am amazed at how these essential oils go through phases where people scoff at them yet they rise to the occasion when put into products in the market.

My first experience with essential oil was using some powerful mint oil on my temples to help with a headache.  Like most people from the ibuprofen world, I was doing this ‘experiments’ half-heartedly.  It was surprising and impressive. It took …

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The Hidden Preppers Pantry Bed

How To Build A Preppers Pantry Bed - There are hidden pantry tutorials on the web even hidden room tutorials but the smart people could have house plans ready to go and know if you are hiding rooms or not. So having hidden storage in plain sight is always the best option.

Food will be worth more than gold and silver if SHTF. So, knowing that, wouldn’t you think it be a wise move to hide some food in case looters and neighbors try and break into your house and take all …

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Back To The Basics: Water For Survival 101

Back To The Basics: Water For Survival 101 - Clean water is something that we all take for granted. If a disaster occurred and the supply lines to fresh water were comprised, we would be in a pickle.

Of the many resources your prepare for, water should be way up on the list. While it seems like we could never have a water crisis in this nation, just stop and think about it. You do not want to …

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Building a Simple Barrel Stove

Building a Simple Barrel Stove - This stove will require some skill to create but its something you can pull off and might be your best options in a collapse scenario. The barrel is going to give off tons of heat when you need it.

Are you aware that the wood stove is illegal in some states in America. The act of heating your home seems so elementary because you rarely have any issues with it. Simply set your thermostat when it gets cold and …

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Under The Bed Easy Access Storage for Bumps in the Night

DIY Under The Bed Easy Access Storage Slider - This slider can be stocked with various items and in the article it is show to have a tremendous amount of survival food and other effects stored along with it. You will be impressed with the ease of creation and use on this time. Its more of an organizer than anything else but it takes advantage of an underutilized space underneath your bed.

For many of us, there are few things as terrifying as dealing with a break-in. We are most vulnerable at night and hearing the crash and bang of some intruder coming into your home is not only scary but its …

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Should Preppers Store Protein Powder?

Protein Powder for Preppers: Choosing It, Using It, and Storing It - A good quality protein powder can turn a "snack" into a nutritional motherlode at the touch of a blender. In fact, you don't even have to have a blender if all you want is the protein part. There are shaker cups with a little whisk ball inside that will thoroughly mix most good protein powders with nothing but people power. ( I like the ones with at least 28 ounces for more shaker space.)

Think of metal. Think of steel plates at 45 lbs each. Those plates get lined on that 45lb bar and strong people hoist that weight in various methods to break down their muscles. Lifting heavy weights and building muscle is …

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Mastering Natural Weed Killers and Techniques

Natural Weed Control – Weed Killers and Non-Toxic Weed Control Options — Once the excitement of your sprouts is over you are hit with that familiar feeling. You see those terrible weeds starting to sprout as well.

Once the excitement of your sprouts is over you are hit with that familiar feeling. You see those terrible weeds starting to sprout. Wire grasses and various other ground weeds that steal the nutrients from your soil and choke those …

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Apartment Homesteading for Preppers

Apartment Homesteading for Prepper — lived in an apartment I was still an uninformed sheep. I never dealt with the overwhelming anxiety that goes along with limited space preparedness. Its a reality that so many Americans face.

There is overwhelming anxiety that goes along with limited space preparedness. It’s a reality that so many Americans face. When you come to the shocking realization that the world is hanging at the end of a brittle rope, your first …

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How Prepping Can Actually Make You Money

How Prepping Can Actually Make You Money — The act of prepping is one that offers several benefits. The first of all being that we can better our chance of survival. The truth is there are some serious financial benefits that can come from being well prepared.

The act of prepping is one that offers several benefits. The first of all being that we can better our chance of survival. The truth is there are some serious financial benefits that can come from being well prepared. Making …

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