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A still can be useful for so many things: making essential oils, distilling spirits, fuel alcohol, making antiseptics… it’s just one of those things that we definitely wanted to add to our emergency preps. Here’s how we built our own with a Clawhammer Still Kit.
“They say “Knowledge is power”, but in a survival situation it could mean more than that, it could mean life or death. The right kind of books can help you get through the hardest of times. Here are 40+ of my favorite books for emergency preparedness and survival.
This was a fun one for the kids and I to do together. Step-by-step instructions on how to make ink at home from berries.
What foods you should store, how much you should store, where you should store it, and so much more. All the info you need to start building your emergency food storage today.
EcoZoom Stoves are an extremely efficient and versatile way to cook food without electricity. Enter for your chance to win your very own Zoom Versa. **This Giveaway is now closed. Congratulations, Jimmy!!
Here’s a good variety of soups you can make using only shelf stable ingredients, for those times when you might not be able to get to the store.
It’s hard to argue with the wisdom in having a well stocked diaper bag!
Ever wonder where you’re supposed to put all of these emergency supplies I keep telling you to have on hand? Here’s a list of some creative places to find storage space in your home, so you have no excuse to stash at least a few essentials!
Here’s a list of the things I always keep an eye out for at garage and yard sales, which might come in really handy in an emergency situation.
Too many people know nothing of the dangers of this new technology that is quietly being installed in every home across the United States. Get informed! *Update* How we refused the Smart Meter.
Here are three awesome plants full of saponins that make a rich, soapy lather. Each would make a great addition to a self-sufficient homestead.
Here’s your kick in the pants to get that emergency car kit built if you haven’t already!
Think you are safe just because you lock your doors and windows at night? Watch how an intruder can be standing in your home in a matter of seconds. You might be surprised!
Not all hand pumps are created equally. Some are only for shallow wells. Some cannot be used alongside a submersible pump. And some have a lot more options than others. I’ve done my homework, and have decided upon my favorite hand pump for emergency back-up…
Get ready to see higher prices in corn, meat, dairy, eggs, and more in 2013.
This could have been an extremely expensive mistake…