Top 10 Skills Our Ancestors Used For Survival

    Survival in the wild History is an important aspect of our life as individuals or society. Knowing how your ancestors had been doing things might save your... Read more »

Surviving A Nuclear Blast

  Why do you have to be prepared for that? Given the whole word has been a little unpredictable lately, staying prepared for a nuclear blast is something you... Read more »

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Understanding Your Garden Soil Cycle

Everyone who has ever tried to grow anything knows that it all starts with the soil. Most people never really think about the soil cycle that happens yearly, let... Read more »

Six Tips to Growing Wild Mushrooms at Home

Cultivating wild mushrooms at home for gourmet or medicinal purposes is an exciting and rewarding experience. Fresh wild mushrooms are most tastier than the ones purchased at a grocery... Read more »

17 Ways to Keep Your House Cool and Save Money

The seasons come and go, each with its own set of characteristics that can either be easy or difficult to get through. Summer is just around the corner and... Read more »

Six Reasons to Use A Old School Mower

An old school mower may sound kind of boring, but I was excited when my friend brought one home from an auction for only a dollar. But then, just... Read more »

Stay Safe With Your Own Safe Room

To many, safe rooms or panic rooms are a new phenomenon. The principle of a safe place to hide, however, has been around for centuries. In medieval times, castles were... Read more »

Plants That Repel Insects and Pests

Repel Insects and other Pests…Naturally! Here are eight plants that can deter those annoying insects and different pests such as mice. Mint Mint is a helpful and cheap herb... Read more »

Gardening Tips: Gardening In The City

Trying to live self-sufficiently in a city or suburban environment is rewarding however comes with several challenges. One of the most common obstacles is just a lack of space.... Read more »

Living Off The Grid in Alaska

Every day, a family picks up and leaves their house in the suburbs of America and heads north. They’re heading to the wild, wild earth in Alaska. It’s one... Read more »

Six Farming Tips for Newbies

Before you get into the agriculture business, ensure you know these golden rules for farming. Nothing ever goes as planned, so flexibility is essential. “You may have a goal... Read more »

Post-Disaster Power Protectors

Whether manmade, naturally occurring or merely the result of a freak accident, power loss can disrupt your daily routines and activities and, at its worst, change life as you... Read more »

Ten Tips to Select Your Tools For Homesteading

When you are on a tight budget, it’s very tempting to buy the most cost effective tools you can find. As an example, if you need handsaw, you may... Read more »

How To Use Snow For Insulation

It’s that time of year again – snow season. If you live in a nice, new home you will already have good insulation that keeps your heat in and... Read more »

Do it Yourself Soap and Shampoo

Today, I’ll go through the simple method to make both soap and shampoo by properly processing the root of the yucca plant. The first factor to do is to... Read more »