Because the coronavirus can live on surfaces for up to a few days, it’s important to keep up your cleaning regimen.
What most folks don’t know is that sandbags can be used to build for more than just temporary structures. With a little more time, resources, and elbow grease, they can form long lasting freestanding buildings.
With all the uses that apple cider vinegar has, we should learn how to make it. Apple cider vinegar is usually made with a broad two-step process, very similar to how alcohol is made. Here’s how to make it!
With the hottest days of summer quickly approaching for most of us, it’s important to know how to stay cool, especially when you’re working outside and doing those homestead chores. It’s really easy to get hot but here are a few inexpensive ways to stay cool when the temperatures start to soar.
In the past several years, my family has been taking as many steps forward as possible when it comes to self-reliance. This is the one skill that will come in handy in every single imaginable crisis.
One of our favorite things to eat in the winter is canned pickled beet! My kids love beets and this is a great way to save them for eating during those colder months. Personally, I do not like beets, in general, but if I HAD to eat them to survive, I'd prefer the way...
Keeping track of which month has the best savings is the best approach to finding items at the lowest cost so you can get more bang out of your buck – and July is full of savings!
Camu Camu berries aren’t widely known, but perhaps they should be! This small berry has got many purported health benefits and comes in a variety of different forms.
When there are unforeseen emergencies that require immediate evacuation, being able to start a car without a key could come in handy. We are not advocating stealing vehicles in any way, but some dire situations may require a hasty evacuation, and if that’s the case, knowing how to start a car with a paperclip and screwdriver could help you make a quick exit to safety.
When you’re in a pinch and need lighting quickly, this easy-to-make candle takes minutes to create and uses items you have in your home.
Whether your air conditioner went kaput due to a weather disaster or you prefer to “rough it” and not use the appliance, you can still keep your home cool!
Making things yourself not only saves you money and helps the environment, but it lets you know where your products are coming from and exactly what’s in it.
Doesn’t a nice cup of tea sound wonderful? Here are 10 herbal tea blends that my family loves!
Home brewing your own sodas are cheaper, more nutritious and a great project to do with the family. Learn how easy this skill is and use the recipes provided to make your own homemade soda.
Mint tins are the perfect pocket-sized container. If you have some laying around, why not find some ways to upcycle and reuse them? Here are 20 creative and innovative ways to repurpose mint tins.
Knowing how to make your own gunpowder means that you can keep on shooting no matter how long it takes for society to be rebuilt.
Although using a hunting rifle would be ideal, there will be times when you have to conceal your whereabouts. Consider using a silent killer – the sling shot.
While an ordinary sharpened pole can work well for this task, you’ll be more successful with a four pronged spearfishing pole.
This warming muscle salve made with cinnamon, cayenne and ginger is so soothing on sore muscle and achy joints. Plus, it’s a snap to make!
Ready Nutrition guys and gals, this article is being posted to address questions posed by one of the readers, as well as any others who might want to know about batteries for use with solar panels.
The conservation is not a mere “greening” but an exercise in supply and logistics…stretching your resources to the maximum of their conservation and employment.
Food freedom is all about getting creative and using what you have. With a little resourcefulness, you could literally create a backyard microcosm and take control of your very own, homegrown food supply.
Saving seeds from the garden is something that has been done since the very first farmers began cultivating their own food sources. Whether you are preparing for the long-term future or just for the next season, you need to start a seed bank for your family. Saving seeds will ensure you have all the seeds you want in one spot!
There is something about glass jars being used other than their intending purpose that makes a smile creep across my face.
Each generation faces new challenges from a system designed to follow profit-potential rather than the welfare of the people confined within it. Plastics are slowly killing us. Here are 9 mindful ways to start phasing it out of your life.
Using the information from Part 1 & 2, the setup of a water system, decontamination station, and rain catchment procedures entailed to blend all parts together.
Most people don’t realize that fruit peels often contain a higher concentration of nutrients than the fruit itself.
Because of bamboo’s quick growth and reproduction, it is deemed one of the most sustainable resources we can use. Bamboo can be incorporated into your everyday life too in order to help reduce your impact on the planet.
Scientists in Amsterdam have found ways to help their bee population regain its health. Here’s how to implement some of their methods in your community.
If you know the right tricks, gardening does not have to be time consuming. Here’s a quick and efficient way to get a robust, healthy garden.