Self-sustainability and independence: A beginner’s guide to living off the grid

Going off-grid isn’t a decision preppers make lightly, especially since there are many factors to consider before you can be more self-sufficient. If living somewhere secluded is one of your goals as a prepper, read on to learn how to prep your own off-grid homestead. (h/t to LivingEtc.com) Living off-grid is an ideal lifestyle for preppers who … Continue reading Self-sustainability and independence: A beginner’s guide to living off the grid

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

Homesteading hacks: 15 Ways to feed your chickens (for free)

Homesteading is a rewarding way of life. But from home repairs to canning and gardening, you might find yourself at a loss when it comes to saving on certain expenses. If you raise livestock like chickens, you can save money by learning how to feed your animals for free! (h/t to TheHomesteadingHippy.com) Chickens need a balanced … Continue reading Homesteading hacks: 15 Ways to feed your chickens (for free)

Tips for setting up an off-grid power system when SHTF

In times of social unrest or calamity, you can’t always rely on the power grid to provide you with electricity. Power outages can come without warning, leaving you feeling trapped and vulnerable in your own home. An off-grid electrical power system can augment your power supply when SHTF or allow you to go off the grid entirely. … Continue reading Tips for setting up an off-grid power system when SHTF

Coronavirus spread in the USA is “inevitable,” warns CDC: How to prep for an outbreak

In the early days before coronavirus (COVID-19) spread like wildfire throughout the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) focused on being “cautiously alert” to prevent mass panic. Now, the CDC has changed its tune and has warned that the public must prepare for the “inevitable” spread of the virus. (h/t to ReadyNutrition.com) This is the moment preppers … Continue reading Coronavirus spread in the USA is “inevitable,” warns CDC: How to prep for an outbreak

Always bring a bug-out bag, but learn how to survive without one when SHTF

Bug-out bags (BOB) are a ubiquitous part of survival preps. But that doesn’t mean you can be complacent if you have a BOB. After all, when SHTF and you lose your gear, your wits and survival skills are going to be the ones that will help you survive, not your tools. (h/t to ModernSurvivalOnline.com) Why do you need … Continue reading Always bring a bug-out bag, but learn how to survive without one when SHTF

Why coconut oil should be a part of your survival stockpile

Coconut oil is a staple in any prepper’s pantry. Aside from being a shelf stable product, coconut oil is a nutritious substitute for cooking oil. Additionally, coconut oil has various survival uses. (h/t to TheOrganicPrepper.com.) There are many different types of coconut oil, and two of them include refined or unrefined coconut oil. Refined coconut oil is separated by heat. This … Continue reading Why coconut oil should be a part of your survival stockpile

How to maintain oral health even after SHTF

A toothache may seem like a minor inconvenience, but when SHTF, this can affect your ability to gather survival supplies for your family. To avoid this kind of scenario, you can learn about natural remedies for toothaches and other dental emergencies that you may face in a post-SHTF world. (h/t to TheSurvivalistBlog.net) 10 natural remedies for … Continue reading How to maintain oral health even after SHTF