Tips For Choosing A Survival Tent For Your Bug Out Plan

Tips For Choosing A Survival Tent For Your Bug Out PlanEvery family needs a tent or two for their bug out plans. Choosing the perfect tent to be used as temporary shelter during a crisis or a camping trip requires a little bit of experience. Here are my tips for choosing a survival tent for your prepping plans.

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How To Preserve Food In The Ground Like The Pioneers

How To Preserve Food In The Ground Like The PioneersThe pioneers had to endure harsh winters and food wasn’t as abundant back then as it is today. They had to come up with all sorts of ingenious ways to preserve food and make it last longer. Natural storage was one of the first choices for them and they learned how to preserve food in the ground to enjoy it during winter times.

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How To Build A Log Cabin

How To Build A Log CabinSo you want to build a log cabin? Who can blame you! This is a dream of many homesteaders and off-gridders, and for many it remains just that – a dream. But for you, it doesn’t have to. Handcrafted log cabins are one of the most beautiful rustic looking homes, especially in today’s age where everything is replicated and mass produced.

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How To Deal With Laundry In Survival Or Primitive Situations

How to Deal With Laundry in Survival or Primitive SituationsSanitation is an essential aspect of survival, and this topic is poorly covered in most survival books. When it comes to dealing with dirty laundry, many people rely on their washing machines to clean their clothes. They can live without these modern appliances and only a few of them remember how our ancestors cleaned their laundry.

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8 Tips for Choosing the Best Power Generator

8 Tips for Choosing the Best Power GeneratorBuying a power generator is important for those who live in areas where there are frequent power outages. California, Texas, Michigan, and Pennsylvania top the list of states that experience the most outages. The power grids are old and need a huge amount of investment to function well. The aging equipment and the weather calamities cost the country $150 billion a year. This expense includes total electrical power outages, surges, and spikes.

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How To Prepare Your Off-grid Home To Survive A Wildfire

How to prepare your off-grid home to survive a wildfireWildfires are unpredictable and destructive beyond belief. If you live off the grid in a fire-prone area, you need to prepare your home and family to survive a wildfire. It is known that wildfires can occur anywhere, but they are most dangerous in heavily wooded areas.

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Growing Vegetables In Pots – Choosing Plants That Thrive

Growing vegetables in pots Maintaining a garden can be quite a challenge for the urban prepper. The lack of gardening space and arable land is a problem for most urban dwellers. However, you shouldn’t give up on your dream of having home-grown vegetables. There are always solutions and growing vegetables in pots can be done wherever you live.

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Starting Your Off-grid Living With Solar Power

Starting your off-grid living with solar powerHarnessing the sun’s power has become a popular trend in the last ten years. We now have a large array of options for powering our homes using solar power. Living off the grid requires a lot of work and innovation in order to reach a certain level of self-sufficiency. Things get easier if you are able to harness the power of the sun and use it for all your needs.

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How To Find Out If There’s Water On Your Off-grid Property

How to find out if there's water on your off-grid propertyIf you plan on buying country property you must make sure there is an adequate supply of fresh, potable water before agreeing on a down payment.  To find out if there’s water on your off-grid property there are a few things you should look into.

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Cordwood Building – An Old-school Building Technique

Cordwood building - An old-school building techniqueCordwood building is an old construction technique that is gaining popularity among those who decide to live off the grid. Cordwood houses started appearing in Wisconsin with the coming of the first settlers. These natural, hand-built houses are being constructed even in these modern times.

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Testing Your Bugout Plan Over The Weekend

Testing the Bugout PlanIf your emergency preparedness plan includes a bugout scenario, you should plan a mock bugout trip to test your strengths and weaknesses. Testing your bugout plan is a necessary step in order to identify if your family members will know what to do in a real life-threatening scenario.

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