Getting the homestead ready for winter takes practically all summer to accomplish. Fruits and vegetables are grown all summer so they can be preserved and eaten all winter. Wood is cut and stacked all summer so it can be used all winter for heating and cooking, and the list goes … [Read more...] about Winter on the Homestead
An EMP attack hitting the United States is a popular concept amongst members of the survivalist community. That being said, while many people are aware of EMP attacks, far fewer people actually understand what an EMP attack is, how it works, or how it would affect the … [Read more...] about What Would Realistically Happen If An EMP Went Off In The United States?
The daily tasks are endless from pulling weeds in the garden to shoveling snow off the roof of the barns and house to turning over your compost heap. Some you do without thinking about. Many are daily chores that require little skill, but they have to be done to stay ahead of the … [Read more...] about 5 Homesteading Skills and Tools Needed To Survive
Many of us consider our dogs to be our best friends and we treat our pets like members of the family. So, it makes sense that we want our dogs with us while we are on traveling and on vacation. Let’s face it, it can be more expensive to leave them behind. Plus, we … [Read more...] about Improving Dog Safety on Hikes: 10 Reasons You Should Leash Your Dog
The various Homestead acts, yes there were more than one, essentially gave an individual, called an applicant, ownership of land, with stipulations attached, without paying cash for it in the United States. The first act was signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862. A … [Read more...] about Homesteading: Do You Know What It Really Means Today