Top 20 Low-Cost DIY Gardening Projects Made With PVC Pipes

Not just for construction purpose, PVC pipes can be used for a variety of purposes. As it is sturdy, waterproof, inexpensive and easy to get, it is the perfect material for many DIY homestead projects. [...]

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How to Track Animals: A Primer on Identifying Footprints

“It is hard to over-value the powers of the clever tracker. To him the trail of each animal is not a mere series of similar footprints; it is an accurate account of the [...]

The 4 Most Dangerous Bugs In The US

There are plenty of biting and stinging insects on US soil to watch out for. We all have the common sense to watch out for spiders, scorpions, bees, wasps etc. [...]

6 Totally Insane Things That Will Happen If Our Power Grid Goes Down

Imagine if you will, what would happen if you pulled an American family from the 19th century, and plopped them in the middle of downtown Los Angeles during rush hour. [...]

How To Feed Your Family Without Any Soil Or Space

Growing hydroponically sounds complicated and expensive, but it’s actually neither. All that it means is that you’re growing your plants without soil. I’ve seen examples [...]

5 Handguns That Are Perfect for Home Defense

Having a handgun or two (or several in the case of guns enthusiasts) around the house is far from being a bad idea. [...]

Surviving Off-grid: Hot Water From Your Wood Stove

Whether we’re talking about off-grid survival or just having the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of living in the 21st century in our cabin in the woods, having hot water [...]

How to Build a Smokehouse In Your Backyard (With Pictures)

One of the best and tastiest ways to conserve meat is to smoke it. The meat is delicious, and if you keep it in a cool, dry place, it can last up to a year and sometimes even [...]

Survival Kitchen: How To Revive Cast Iron Cookware

Want to know the best thing about cast iron skillets and pots? They’re practically indestructible and will last literally hundreds of years. [...]

Emergency Wound Care: When All You Have is in Your Pantry

Without access to hospitals and emergency medical care during off-grid emergencies, a simple infection from wounds can become life-threatening. Having knowledge of alternative [...]

5 Techniques To Preserve Meat In The Wild You Should Practice

Unfortunately, many people are unaware of how to preserve meat without a refrigerator and have completely forgotten how our grandfathers preserved their proteins. If you [...]

Lost Remedies from Our Forefathers

Often my grandmother’s remedies worked faster and more effectively than conventional treatments. These lost remedies can treat and improve a variety of conditions. [...]

Survival Cooking: How To Use A Dutch Oven

Pioneers no doubt had to make some rough choices about what to take and what to leave behind when they made the voyage west. One thing that they didn’t even consider leaving [...]

5 Gardening Hacks Every Prepper Should Know

I personally am a firm believer and a strong advocate of the phrase “doing things by the book”, and I absolutely stand by this on a day-to-day basis. [...]

BASIC TIPS ON EMERGENCY FUND PREPARATION

Let’s admit it; we don’t know what is going to happen in our lives. And with what will happen it has monetary equivalent or requires upkeep financial attention. [...]

After The Fall: What Happens After The Next Economic Collapse

The financial status of the US is concerning and things aren’t looking too good; but you already knew that. The economy in 2016 can be best described as a comatose man who [...]

Tips for Bow Hunting for Survival

I know, we’re living in the age of drones and wireless internet, we have a space program and ICBM’s, we landed on Mars, we have hybrid cars and most of us don’t leave [...]

Lost Native American Survival Skills

Today the USA is the world’s economic and industrial superpower, but it hasn’t always been like that. In fact compared with some other countries, like the UK – which [...]

Back To Basics: How To Make Maple Syrup At Home

Maple syrup is delicious, mineral-rich and natural. It’s easy enough to make as long as you live near maple or birch trees and it stores extremely well – for years if you [...]

12 Survival & Homesteading Uses For Coffee

Coffee, that dark, heady brew that gets you out of bed in the morning and keeps you going throughout the day! Though it’s most certainly delicious to drink, coffee has many [...]

11 Reasons To Stockpile Castor Oil For Survival

Old timers used castor oil for everything from colds to parasitical worms, but recent generations have pretty much forgotten about it.  [...]