How To Make Candles For Emergency Lighting

how to make candles for emergency lighting

Being a prepper, I’m used to stockpiling food and gear for uncertain times, but I also like to stockpile skills that will be useful for my family during a long-term disaster. One of my favorite self-sufficiency skills is converting common animal fat, beeswax, and paraffin into emergency lighting that does not require stored batteries, solar chargers, or hand cranks.

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Surviving The End Of Mankind With Your Dog

surviving the end of mankind with your dog

Your once-familiar neighborhood has turned into a nightmare. The light barely breaks through the smoke and dust in the air. Building ruins, burned automobiles, wrecked barriers, and the debris of a lost fight clutter the streets in all directions. It’s only you and your dog now.

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Long-Term Food Options From Your Grocery Store

long term food options from your grocery store

People should face the facts and understand that survival food is quite expensive, and it’s not a feasible option for those wanting to equip their survival pantry. We should look at other options for stockpiling food, like, for example, the foods you find at your grocery store.

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Should You Shoot Or Not A Home Invader?

should you shoot or not a home intruder

You will notice a repeating pattern if you watch enough gun-related media shows, study enough online firearms training videos, or attend enough training classes.

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How To Hatch Eggs With A Broody Hen

how to hatch eggs with a broody hen

From correct preparation to caring for a sitting hen, here’s everything you need to know about hatching chicks the traditional way with the help of a broody hen.

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How To Dig A Well To Secure Your Water Supply

how to dig a well to secure your water supply

We here in the United States have no idea how fortunate we are. Most people do not consider how easy it is to go to the kitchen faucet and obtain a glass of pure water, and this is something that we take for granted.

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How To Prevent And Treat Common Winter Injuries

how to prevent and treat common winter injuries

Winter can be a time of joy and wonder, but it can also be a challenging season for the outdoorsy person. Winter injuries are a common occurrence for those spending time in the great outdoors, and it doesn’t need to be all that cold for some of the winter injuries we will cover today to impact your health.

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A Few Suggestions To Survive Flash Flooding

a few suggestions to survive flash flooding

The great outdoors may be as unpleasant as it is lovely. What appears to be a terrific site to pitch up camp may turn out to be the worst decision you ever make.

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The Basics Of Baking

the basics of baking

Before I began my homesteading journey, I was laid off from my job, as were many other Americans following the 2008 financial crash. It was not my fault, and my company was simply downsizing. That’s when I discovered baking, which helped me a lot in my quest for self-sufficiency.

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Top 10 Essential Off-Grid Tools To Have On Hand

top 10 essential off grid tools to have on hand

We live in a power-driven environment, and energy sources, especially electricity, govern our daily lives. We cannot go a single day without being affected by electricity. It powers our homes and all of the electronics we use on a daily basis, and it pushes our industry forward.

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How To Protect Your Camp From Invasive Trespassers

how to protect your camp from invasive trespassers

Whether you’re camping with your family or find yourself in a survival scenario, your camp should be a location where you can find protection and security while also recharging your mind and body to face any obstacles that may arise.

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A Few Compost Recipes For All Your Different Garden Needs

a few compost recipes for all your different garden needs

Getting your hands inside in a pail of well-rotted, homemade compost or leaf mold is always a pleasurable experience. Plunging it into a bag of the proprietary, store-bought potting mix is usually a letdown, and that letdown often comes at a high cost.

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A Few Ways To Make Your Land Turkey Friendly

a few ways to make your land turkey friendly

Few things warm a turkey hunter’s heart more than seeing a hen with a brood of newly hatched poults. It is much more satisfying if the sighting occurs on your property.

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