How To Restore Cast Iron Cookware

Restore cast iron cookware

Cast iron cookware is superior to nearly all others. It cooks evenly and lasts for decades. One of the reasons that cast iron cookware has been replaced in the mainstream is it takes maintenance. If it’s not properly taken care of it will rust. The good news is it can be restored.  Check out this …

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10 Reasons Why You Should Be Canning Your Own Meat

Canning meat

Many folks gloss over canning meats, but there are some benefits to getting into the habit. Have you ever considered what you would do with that side of beef in your freezer if the power went out permanently? Sure, you can scramble to save it, or install an expensive solar backup for your freezer, but …

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DIY 220 Gallon Rain Barrel System

220 Galon Rain Barrel System

Without water, life would cease to exist so you can never have too much. Having a good rain catchment system in place not only could save your life in a grid down situation, but it could also help you save some money on your water bill now. In the video below Kainanra’s Suburban Homestead shows you …

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128 Survival Medical Supplies You Need

Survival Medical Supplies

Dr. Joe Alton from the site doomandbloom.net has put together this pretty comprehensive list of medical supplies that you should consider, should the need arise to handle injuries or illness in a world without doctors and hospitals. Since the site is run by a doctor you can rest assure that the information given is trustworthy. Check …

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Covert Cabinet HG-21 Handgun Cabinet Review

Covert Gun Cabinet

Covert Cabinet Handgun Cabinet HG-21 A major concern homeowners have when it comes to home defense is gun safety along with quick access to their firearms. Considerations include keeping home defense firearms out of the hands of children and others that may live in, or have access to the home. You simply cannot have weapons displayed …

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Proof That Hiking Makes You a Happier And Healthier Prepper

Happy prepper hiker

It is a no brainer that exercise makes you healthier, and one of the greatest forms of exercising is hiking, getting out and enjoying nature. With so many distractions, sights, sounds, and smells, you hardly even equate it with exercise. Nature provides many levels of exercise, from level nature walks to spiraling up a mountainside. …

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8 Solar Fire Starting Tips You Must Know

Solar Fire Starting

As long as the sun is out, you always have a source of fire. The energy of the sun, even though it is 93 million miles away, is still enough to light some tinder if focused properly. There are a few things you are going to have to know before you try to start a …

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Preppers: Peace through Strength

Peace Through Strength

You have heard the saying peace through strength. What does it mean however, and how does it apply to you as a Prepper. The saying implies that strength through arms is a necessary component of peace. Some of course do not believe in this concept, and thus, we as a country find ourselves at a …

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Stain PVC Any Color You Like

Colored PVC

There are a ton of great PVC projects, because it’s cheap, easy to work with, and easy to join together either temporarily or permanently. The only problem with it though is it’s kind of ugly and paint doesn’t take to it well. The paint is prone to flaking and it screws up the tolerances when …

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Do-It-Yourself Wind Turbine Project

DIY Wind Turbine

When most think of alternative energy, they think solar. While the sun is a great source of energy, folks in Northern or cloudy climates cannot take full benefit, think Seattle. The good news is there is another source of alternative energy that packs a punch in a very small footprint. Wind energy, in essence, is …

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