How would you like to save a LOT of money, and benefit the environment while you are at it? There are many tricks and tips you can use to do both.
Our preps are our lifelines during difficult times. Because of limited space issues, the items we carefully put away need to be versatile. Read about 7 kitchen essentials that will conserve space and get the job done.
This article is for those who can’t afford the brand name tactical gear or are looking for frugal and inexpensive ways to add protective gear to their reserves.
It’s time we take an active stance against chemical-laden products. Knowing how easy it is to make your own will help you positively impact your health and save money at the same time. There is no reason to spend endless amounts of money on a lotions, creams and salves that you can make yourself – without the added chemicals. These recipes are loved by my family. Try them today and notice the difference!
Making your own electrolyte powder is a low cost alternative to purchasing those expensive sports drinks. An added bonus to making your own electrolyte powder is it gives you complete control over the ingredients of the electrolyte drink and you can have it on hand when you need it the most.
Do you know these twenty ingenious ways of using bacon grease? You may be surprised.
One thing that we can all agree on is spiders and rodents are unwelcome visitors who do not belong in our homes! Winter is the time when these icky critters seek warm spots to hibernate in.
Here are five creative ways to make candles using household items to help keep the lights on when the lights go out.
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.
When it comes to long-term preparedness, we need only look back on our ancestors’ knowledge to affirm that their methods for surviving, often considered primitive by modern standards, are effective in their own right and are applicable in the event that our modern day conveniences are disrupted.
If you don’t like to waste money buying new outfits every few months, there are a few things you can do to make your favorite clothes last for many years.
Newspapers are typically used to add carbon rich materials to the compost pile, but they can also be used to plant seeds in. Newspaper pots are a cost effective and natural way to add nutrients to the garden and plant your garden at the same time.
Consider the fact that your typical car tire is responsible for carrying thousands of pounds over tens of thousands of miles.
Everyone knows that duct tape and paracord can be used for countless applications, but there’s another item that has nearly as many uses.
To think of all the wine corks I threw away without realizing how many more uses they had. Here are seven great ideas to re-use those wine corks laying around.
Many believe that if a true shtf event were to occur, a dark cloud would settle upon this nation; we would lose our humanity, our hope and all the things that have cultivated our lives – including the arts. Or perhaps, we would thrive despite the circumstances and find hope and the arts again like this small remote village has.
Stop being a member of the throw-away society and be part of the sustainable solution. Here are 50 of the most thrown away items and clever ways to reuse them.
There is something about glass jars being used other than their intending purpose that makes a smile creep across my face.
Coffee cans are one of those overlooked everyday items that we see sitting on our counters. But if a person is in a pinch, that coffee can can serve a multitude of purposes. Preppers should start collecting their old coffee cans to use in the Bug out Bags, in their home as well as around their homestead.
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.
Learning how to make alternative fuel sources using the items you have around is an essential survival skill to learn.
Shopping for vegetable seeds, whether online or locally, you will come across two different types: hybrid and heirloom. It’s important to always choose heirloom if you can, and there are several reasons for this.
There are so many activities that can be done around a fire pit that you and your family will never get bored.
Those who choose to heat their home with wood are becoming fewer and fewer. However, with more interested in a self-sustaining lifestyle and going off the grid, those numbers may begin to rise again. If you decided to heat your home with wood, there are simply some types of wood that are better to burn in your home.
Fortunately there are quite a few ways you can cut back on your water, including a few you may have never considered.
Being sustainable doesn’t have to be done at once, and it often isn’t convenient – at first. But it feels good to know you’re helping make the planet a better place to live while saving money. Here are a few steps for those just beginning the journey to sustainability.
Here’s some excellent advice that can help you trim down your grocery bill and provide some extra cash for survival gear or preps you will make in your home.
You could realistically grow an entire garden hydroponically in your own home, and with a large enough financial investment, have fresh produce year-round even in cooler climates!
To help you make your dream garden a reality, here 10 tips and tricks master gardeners have shared to help your garden grow.
In our consumption-based society, as soon as something is broken, we don’t think twice about tossing it to the curb and buying a new one. We do this without realizing the other uses these appliances or their parts could serve us in the future.