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The Best Fruits and Veggies to Grow for Homesteading Beginners

The Best Fruits and Veggies to Grow for Homesteading Beginners

The Best Fruits and Veggies to Grow for Homesteading Beginners Knowing the best fruits and veggies to grow when you’re learning  about emergency preparedness after an SHTF event is a critical survival knowledge every beginner prepper should be acquainted with. After an SHTF major event, food resources will become more and more scarce as survivors […]

Soilless Homestead Gardening Using Hydroponics

Soilless Homestead Gardening Using Hydroponics

Soilless Homestead Gardening Using Hydroponics Gardening without soil is fast becoming a trend amongst urban dwellers as well as prepping and homesteading enthusiasts and for good reason. When I first heard about the concept of hydroponics, the first thing that came to my mind was how cool would it be to be able to grow […]

Why You Need A Faraday Cage And How To Build One

Why You Need A Faraday Cage And How To Build One

Why You Need A Faraday Cage And How To Build One I was watching some documentaries the other day and one of the SHTF scenarios discussed is an EMP wave. I won’t get into the specifics of an EMP because that is a whole new blog but what you need to know is that it […]

How to Treat Heat Stroke

How To Treat Heat Stroke

How to Treat Heat Stroke Heat stroke is a potentially fatal form of hyperthermia, or a high body temperature, that usually occurs in hot and humid climates. It can be caused by being in a hot environment for an extended period of time or by strenuous physical activity. Furthermore, it may be exacerbated by dehydration, […]

Chambord Cherry Jam Recipe

Chambord Cherry Jam Recipe

Chambord Cherry Jam Recipe Ah, July. It’s the month to celebrate America’s independence, enjoy fun summer activities, and also savor the cherries that are in season. One of my favorite ways of preserving fresh cherries is in my Chambord Cherry jam. This jam is simple and delicious to enjoy any time of year. And, it […]

Cloth Diapering for Dummies

Cloth Diapering for Dummies

Cloth Diapering for Dummies As a dad, I’ve thought about how diapering would look if SHTF.  Since disposable diapers will be one of the first things to fly off the shelves, what does one do when they’re all gone?  Cloth diapering is the obvious solution. Are you aware of the benefits of cloth diapering? Do you know […]

How To Survive If You Get Stranded In The Woods

How To Survive If You Get Stranded In The Woods

How To Survive If You Get Stranded In The Woods Okay so you’re walking along in the woods either on your own or with your family, be that your partner or kids, and realize you left the trail behind you and now you have no idea where you’re at or where the trail might be […]

Government Coin vs. Generic Bar or Round Bullion

Government Coin vs. Generic Bar or Round Bullion

Government Coin vs. Generic Bar or Round Bullion I have been investing in silver for many years. I started to invest to secure my kids future because I do not trust the banks, it’s as simple as that. Recently I have been looking to start investing in gold and copper. I want to go ahead […]

Fruits and Vegetables That Fight Dehydration

Fruits and Vegetables That Fight Dehydration

Fruits and Vegetables That Fight Dehydration It’s always important to keep your body properly hydrated, but it’s especially crucial in the hot summer months. If you’re concerned about dehydration or just searching for other ways to hydrate your body, then turn to these nutritious fruits and vegetables. The bonus is that most of these can […]

Benefits Of Growing Lemon Balm

Benefits Of Growing Lemon Balm

Benefits Of Growing Lemon Balm I’ve seen lots of articles floating around the internet touting the benefit of growing lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) on your porch as a means of repelling mosquitoes, and while that is one of lemon balm’s benefits, it also has a variety of other uses. Let’s take a look at them […]