If you get caught up in an emergency situation after a pleasant time spent in the woods, energy bars are a great addition to your diet.
With a few items from your pantry, you can clean and refresh your home using only natural ingredients. With some basic kitchen items and a bit of elbow grease, you can easily remove stains and kill germs.
Walking along any country lane at different times of the year reveals a pleasing assortment of wildflowers, even in early spring. Many varieties of these flowering plants can contribute a delicate bouquet to many wines.
The pleasure of wine is doubled when you make it yourself for a few cents a bottle, using your own fruits and without unnecessary additives.
Up until the early 1900’s, most soaps were a homemade concoction that neither looked pretty, nor smelled pleasant. It was generally a mix of lye leached from wood ashes and fats leftover from animal slaughter or cooking.
The abundance of the maple tree (sugar, syrup, etc.) has been used for what seems an eternity. My Native American ancestors tapped these trees long before the first Europeans set foot on this land, but once they arrived, these early pioneers soon learned the value of maple syrup.
Survival kits suit preppers. Survival kits offer 30 to 50 percent savings so you can buy more gear for the dollar. Kits let you add custom features so you can hide weapons or add other special touches to exactly suit your needs.
In the quest for good health and relief from illnesses, man has traditionally turned to his surroundings in search of remedies to his many afflictions. Rock medicine is not a new concept, and what you will learn from this article was used for centuries by people all over the world.
The right knot is easy to tie and untie and performs well in its intended use. However, learning what knots serve which purpose is the hardest part, and it takes a lot of practice to master all the knots that would prove useful in a survival scenario.
In a previous article, I wrote about acquiring a proper getaway vehicle and how to do it without losing money. Today, we are going to discuss roadside emergencies and how to keep that vehicle running.
Finding your way at night in the wilderness without a light source is a dangerous trial. Having a flashlight will make things easier, even tough traveling through uneven terrain at night is a challenging experience. If no modern light source is available, learning how to make or improvise a torch will help you enormously when you find yourself in unfamiliar territory.
Fuel will become a valuable resource post-SHTF and knowing how to store it properly, but also how to make your own will give you an advantage when fuel shortages will spread. Today we will learn how to make charcoal at home and why you should do it.