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Homesteading Vacation Hints


Living on a homestead is quite a bit different from living in the city. People who live an urban/suburban lifestyle operate under entirely different conditions than those found on a homestead. City folks usually have a daily routine that goes something like this; alarm goes off, they get up, eat breakfast, ..

Homesteading Hands

10 Homesteading Habits City Folks Can’t Comprehend


How many of you homesteaders have city folks for friends? It’s quite alright if you do. In fact, if you do have a few friends who live in the city, then this post will more than likely strike home for you. Living on a homestead involves doing several things our cousins in the city know […]


Making the Most of Your Money: Helpful Homesteading Hints


Ask anyone who has an interest in getting started with homesteading, what their biggest obstacle is, and the will more than likely offer a reply that ties directly into the amount of finances they have available for embarking on this type of lifestyle. Quite a few people have the ambition to transition ..

Martial Law

Is Martial Law Coming to America?


To say we live in uncertain times is an understatement. If things weren’t volatile enough prior to Donald Trump being elected the 45th President of the United States, they have become so with increasing frequency since he took office. We are currently, and continuously, bombarded with agenda driven ..

Root Cellars

Are Root Cellars Still Reasonable?


How are you currently keeping your food from spoiling? If you live in an industrialized society, then chances are you own a refrigerator with a freezer compartment. You might also have an additional refrigerator, or additional freezers, but have you considered where you would keep all that surplus food ..

Community Meat Locker

Community Meat Lockers; Urban Sustainability Concepts


Community meat lockers may have been a thing of the past, but by several accounts they appear to be making a comeback in modern times. Food cultivation, preservation, and sustainability practices that were once a part of the traditional lifestyle of early settlers, are once again finding their way into ..


Temporary Survival Shelter Configurations


In a survival situation, the first type of shelter you build is going to be temporary. The initial hope of the survivalist is to keep out of the elements long enough to be rescued. In the event rescue does not arrive, a more robust survival shelter for permanent use may need to be considered. With […]

Survival Shelter

The Importance of Shelter to Survival


Most of us here in the United States take shelter for granted. We are born into it, raised in a shelter, and go onto to buy or build our own shelter when we attain adulthood. Very seldom do we consider what it would be like to find ourselves stranded in the wilderness with a need […]

Library Resource List

The Survival Library List


In a previous post regarding How to Build a Survival Library, we shared a list of categories and sub-categories for the prepper to focus on when researching books to assemble for a survival library. Today we are going to flesh out a list of books by title and author that we feel would make an […]

Survival Library

How to Build a Survival Library


How well are you prepared? Have you got everything you need in a bugout bag? Is your bugout shelter fully stocked and ready for your arrival should that day come? How confident are you in your abilities to survive the first year after a significant collapse? How is your level of confidence going beyond ..