7 prepping projects that you can work on this spring

With the arrival of spring comes an opportunity to do some new projects around your homestead. Countless things need to be done, but there is always room for new DIY projects, especially ones that are ideally done during the springtime. Here are seven prepper projects you can make this season. (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) Build up your … Continue reading 7 prepping projects that you can work on this spring

8 Skills you need to learn if you want to become self-sufficient in the wilderness

TV shows and movies may portray surviving out in the wilderness as a fun adventure, but this is the furthest thing from reality. Becoming self-sufficient in the wilderness is a task that many survivalists spend years trying to accomplish. There are certain types of skills you need to master in order to survive for long periods … Continue reading 8 Skills you need to learn if you want to become self-sufficient in the wilderness

Homesteading 101: How to purify dirty well water

Having a well as a primary or additional source of water on a homestead is important whether you’re a prepper or not. This is because natural disasters may cut off water supplies for days or even weeks. Thus, having a well helps you to become self-sufficient when it comes to your water supply. But having … Continue reading Homesteading 101: How to purify dirty well water

3 Ways to save money on your homestead

There are many ways to save money on your homestead. You can repurpose old items and avoid unnecessary expenses. You can also try DIY projects like soap making or grow edible flowers. (h/t to NewLifeOnAHomestead.com) Be a frugal prepper To save money on your homestead, start by spending your money more wisely. Buy in bulk and keep an … Continue reading 3 Ways to save money on your homestead

Prepping basics: A 10-item checklist for beginner preppers

The prepping lifestyle is often intimidating for non-preppers because it feels like there are so many things to do before you can be ready for any disaster. But at its core, prepping is all about being consistent and taking small steps to ensure that your family is safe when disaster strikes. If you want to … Continue reading Prepping basics: A 10-item checklist for beginner preppers

5 machines to have in your homestead to make your life a little bit easier

Maintaining a homestead requires a lot of hard work. Some of the things you need to do for your homestead may take a lot more effort than others. This eats into the time you have to do other essential tasks or to spend with your family resting and relaxing. With this in mind, what you need around the … Continue reading 5 machines to have in your homestead to make your life a little bit easier

Food supply 101: How to make healthy dried banana chips

Banana chips are a sweet and tasty snack, but store-bought variants may contain too much sugar or other ingredients and harmful preservatives. To ensure that your banana chips are tasty and good for you, try making dried banana chips at home using the simple recipe detailed below. You can also try making savory or spicy banana chips … Continue reading Food supply 101: How to make healthy dried banana chips

Food storage tips: How to store canned foods safely

Most prepper stockpiles include an assortment of food supplies like store-bought canned goods, home-canned produce and other crucial survival items. Before SHTF, make sure your supplies will last for a long time by storing canned foods properly. (h/t to TheOrganicPrepper.com) Follow the tips below to avoid spoilage and food poisoning when stocking up on canned foods. Pay attention to “Best … Continue reading Food storage tips: How to store canned foods safely

Prepper must-haves: 14 Ways to use baking soda on your homestead

Baking soda is a must-have in any homesteader’s pantry because it’s used as an ingredient for cakes, cookies and other baked goods. In a pinch, baking soda can also be used to keep your teeth clean and to get rid of bad odors in your drains or trash cans. (h/t to FoodStorageMoms.com) Here are 15 incredible uses for baking … Continue reading Prepper must-haves: 14 Ways to use baking soda on your homestead

Prepping food supply tips: How to eat healthy on a budget

Being on a tight budget doesn’t mean you need to starve yourself or buy food from the dollar menu at a fast-food restaurant. As a prepper, your whole family can eat well if you know when to buy ingredients and how to plan your meals. (h/t to PennilessParenting.com) By being practical, you can save money on groceries and … Continue reading Prepping food supply tips: How to eat healthy on a budget