25 Powerless Appliances For Your Homestead Kitchen

25 Powerless Appliances For Your Homestead Kitchen - In this article, we'll go over some of the best powerless appliances on the market. I'm talking meat grinders, rocket stoves, pasta makers, percolators, solar ovens, hand crank mixers, hand crank blenders, and more.

Nowadays, most people are completely reliant on their electric kitchen appliances to make a meal. Mixers, blenders, microwaves, electric ovens, and so forth. But if the grid ever goes down, they won’t be able to cook anything. That’s why it’s best to start acquiring powerless appliances now. Of course, the possibility of the grid going …

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Flash Floods: Plan Ahead For Quick Reaction

Flash Floods: Plan Ahead For Quick Reaction - The flash flood is a life threatening event. How quickly can you react? Do you have a plan to react? These are the questions you should ask yourself. You may not have time to think. If your car and your home are underwater there is very little you can do.

Though this article focuses on desert survival it covers the topic of flash flooding and just how dangerous it can be. You could be at risk of flash flooding and not even know it. Much of it has to do with the inability for the environment to absorb the water or a larger water source …

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Urban Gardening: Growing Tomatoes, Vegetables and Flowers in an Apartment

Urban Gardening: Growing Tomatoes, Vegetables and Flowers in an Apartment - The importance of growing food is overwhelming to me. I think it is the first step in finding your own independence.

Image Credit: thepreppingguide.com The importance of growing food is overwhelming to me. I think it is the first step in finding your own independence. There is no way you can get away from the will of the centralized food system and the big name corporations that produce most of the food in the nation. Once …

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Spark Your Kids Interest with a Backyard Camping Adventure

Spark Your Kids Interest with a Backyard Camping Adventure - If the quickest path from one point to the next is a straight line then the quickest path to prepping kids is camping. There is really no better way to get their gears turning on certain concepts nor is there a better way to get them the hands on training in a fun way.

Image Credit: beyondthetent.com If the quickest path from one point to the next is a straight line then the quickest path to prepping kids is camping. There is really no better way to get their gears turning on certain concepts nor is there a better way to get them the hands on training in a …

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How to Make a Propane Forge

How to Make a Propane Forge - There is really no limit to the things you can make with a working forge. With the right tools this creation seems pretty easy to make.

Image Credit: instructables.com Though forging metal can be a highly dangerous thing and in a SHTF world injuries you could suffer may be life threatening. If you are not trained you may want to consider getting proficient today. That said, you are looking an at amazing way to transform scrap metal into usable materials. There …

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Situational Awareness – How To Determine Who Has It and Who Doesn’t

Situational Awareness – How To Determine Who Has It and Who Doesn’t - This author has written an article that is highly engaging on the topic of situational awareness. Its not an easy feat but with the use of quotes, pictures and humor your attention is held. Today, you must be situationally aware

Situational awareness is one of the most important preps to have in your arsenal. Many people struggle with it and I think the reason is because you cannot just buy it at amazon. You need to spend time learning about it and understanding it and then you need to put it into practice. The practice …

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Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere

Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere - It's one of those medications that would make absolutely perfect sense to have on you in case of any SHTF or emergency situation.

Image Credit: morethanjustsurviving.com Ever heard of Imodium? It’s an anti-diarrhea medication that I happen to think you should carry absolutely everywhere. In fact, it’s something that I do carry every single day – no matter where I am or where I go. Over the counter medications like this one, that are both easy to get …

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Identify And Secure Your Retreat Like An Engineer

Identify And Secure Your Retreat Like An Engineer - This article offers a lot of information to digest. I don't think all of it will be effective but you will find some things that you haven't thought of. The author takes a military engineers point of view in finding the right piece of land.

The calculated move to create or purchase the perfect survival retreat is something we all have on our prepper bucket list. I have never read a better guide to choosing the right piece of land for your retreat. This article covers all bases. I love the emphasis on defense. Land and the BOL or bugout …

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Cold Hardy Crops for the Fall and Winter Vegetable Garden

Cold Hardy Crops for the Fall & Winter Vegetable Garden - Grow what you like to eat. Unless you are the adventurous type. You could always get away with trying something knew and tossing it into a stew. The stew hides things. I am a pot pie guy myself. The cold weather is coming!

I am not sure how you feel about the cold and hardy crops of the fall and winter but I love them! I especially love them after a summer of being assaulted by peppers and tomatoes. My favorites are root veggies. This is a great little article that offers up some varieties of fall and …

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Roasted Zucchini Seeds

Roasted Zucchini Seeds - We have all walked through the garden in August or September and stumbled across one of the massive zucchinis. You know that kind. Its too big to really do anything with. Thoughts of zucchini bread start to go through your mind but it more than likely ends up in your compost heap.

Snacks. Those little things that stick close. They often come with too many calories and we almost always eat too many. Its always a blessing when you find a new snack that doesn’t pack on the calories and also comes with some health benefits. Even better when that snack comes for free. This article offers …

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