Modern living means that people have access to convenient ways of getting things done. We buy our food at the nearest grocery store and use appliances electricity appliances to cook and wash our clothes. But what if you could actually save money by learning a few old-fashioned skills?
Believe it or not, there are some instances where traditional methods could save you money in the long run. Here are a few skills you might consider acquiring:
Gardening – There is no doubt that it costs money to eat well. Fresh fruits and vegetables can be expensive, especially when it comes to organic produce. One way to get around this problem is to grow your own with a garden. Once you get the hang of it, you can save hundreds of dollars without wondering if your produce is organic or not. Think you don’t have room for a garden? Even apartment dwellers can make use of their limited space for a garden.
Canning – Produce spoils quickly and is often more expensive in the wintertime. Canning allows you to preserve your fruits and vegetables and to enjoy them long after. Gardening and canning often go hand-in-hand.
Dehydrating – For those who have limited space, dehydrating is an excellent alternative to canning. It cuts down on space requirements and has less of a learning curve. While dehydrators can be expensive, you can find many low-end products for as little as $35.
Sewing – By learning how to mend your own clothes, you can save quite a bit of money from having to pay someone else to do it for you. Of course, how much you want to learn about sewing depends on you. Those with more advanced sewing skills can make their own clothes as well as other items which saves money from having to buy these things at the store.
Washing and Drying Your Own Clothes – It doesn’t take much effort to throw your clothes into the washing machine and dryer but you could save money by doing it yourself with your own device. This is especially true for apartment dwellers that have to make use of coin-operated machines or go to a laundry mat. For drying your clothes, simply hang a clothes line outside or use an indoor rack.
Making Your Own Bread – Sure, while it may be more convenient to pick up a loaf at the store, making your own bread can be rewarding in itself. Homemade bread tastes better, it is cheaper, and you can control what goes into it. The biggest downside is that it does take time but it might be time well spent if you can save some dough.
Want to be as self-sufficient as possible? Want to master all the lost skills our grandfathers had? Then you really need this amazing step-by-step guide. It is called The Lost Ways and it contains all the knowledge of our forefathers.
Here’s just a glimpse of what you’ll find in The Lost Ways:
From Ruff Simons, an old west history expert and former deputy, you’ll learn the techniques and methods used by the wise sheriffs from the frontiers to defend an entire village despite being outnumbered and outgunned by gangs of robbers and bandits, and how you can use their wisdom to defend your home against looters when you’ll be surrounded.
Native American ERIK BAINBRIDGE – who took part in the reconstruction of the native village of Kule Loklo in California, will show you how Native Americans build the subterranean roundhouse, an underground house that today will serve you as a storm shelter, a perfectly camouflaged hideout, or a bunker. It can easily shelter three to four families, so how will you feel if, when all hell breaks loose, you’ll be able to call all your loved ones and offer them guidance and shelter? Besides that, the subterranean roundhouse makes an awesome root cellar where you can keep all your food and water reserves year-round.
From Shannon Azares you’ll learn how sailors from the XVII century preserved water in their ships for months on end, even years and how you can use this method to preserve clean water for your family cost-free.
Mike Searson – who is a Firearm and Old West history expert – will show you what to do when there is no more ammo to be had, how people who wandered the West managed to hunt eight deer with six bullets, and why their supply of ammo never ran out. Remember the panic buying in the first half of 2013? That was nothing compared to what’s going to precede the collapse.
From Susan Morrow, an ex-science teacher and chemist, you’ll master “The Art of Poultice.” She says, “If you really explore the ingredients from which our forefathers made poultices, you’ll be totally surprised by the similarities with modern medicines.” Well…how would you feel in a crisis to be the only one from the group knowledgeable about this lost skill? When there are no more antibiotics, people will turn to you to save their ill children’s lives.
And believe it or not, this is not all…
Table Of Contents:
Making Your Own Beverages: Beer to Stronger Stuff
Ginger Beer: Making Soda the Old Fashioned Way
How North American Indians and Early Pioneers Made Pemmican
Spycraft: Military Correspondence During The 1700’s to 1900’s
Wild West Guns for SHTF and a Guide to Rolling Your Own Ammo
How Our Forefathers Built Their Sawmills, Grain Mills,and Stamping Mills
How Our Ancestors Made Herbal Poultice to Heal Their Wounds
What Our Ancestors Were Foraging For? or How to Wildcraft Your Table
How Our Ancestors Navigated Without Using a GPS System
How Our Forefathers Made Knives
How Our Forefathers Made Snow shoes for Survival
How North California Native Americans Built Their Semi-subterranean Roundhouses
Our Ancestors’Guide to Root Cellars
Good Old Fashioned Cooking on an Open Flame
Learning from Our Ancestors How to Preserve Water
Learning from Our Ancestors How to Take Care of Our Hygiene When There Isn’t Anything to Buy
How and Why I Prefer to Make Soap with Modern Ingredients
Temporarily Installing a Wood-Burning Stove during Emergencies
Making Traditional and Survival Bark Bread…….
Trapping in Winter for Beaver and Muskrat Just like Our Forefathers Did
How to Make a Smokehouse and Smoke Fish
Survival Lessons From The Donner Party
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