It seems that everything we buy these days comes with a charger or power-pack that is pretty much left on 24/7. We all have cellphones, laptops, tablets, desktops, PVR, TV, games consoles, microwaves and power tools, and if we are honest, many of these are left plugged in and switched on 24 hours a day… […]
36 Knockout Cast Iron Skillet ...
As I have gotten older I have realized the value of buying quality items in the first instance, rather than buying cheap and discarding, and then buying the higher quality item anyway. Buying cheap is a false economy and never more so is this demonstrated than with cast iron cookware. Bite the bullet and invest […]Read this article
Fish Antibiotics for Human Use...
Firstly a disclaimer. I am not a medical professional. I have simply done my own research online to a level which satisfies my own needs. Please do your own research and cross check everything you read here. Also please use antibiotics responsibly and only when absolutely required. Overuse of antibiotics can cause its own problems, due to bugs becoming resistant to […]Read this article
Free And Virtually Unlimited F...
FREE fuel and unlimited fuel to heat your home – that’s quite a promise! It doesn’t actually promise to be a solution to provide ALL of the fuel to heat your home, but depending on the size of your home it probably could do just that… If you have a small house or cabin heated […]Read this article
How To Build An All-Night, No ...
I hate, hate, hate it when you wake up in the morning and the campfire has gone out in the night! It’s an inconvenience at best, a survival situation at worst… The video above shows how to make a fire that will burn all night long and keep you warm, with no maintenance whatsoever. It […]Read this article
10 Foods To Store That Practic...
Firstly – nothing will keep forever if it is not stored correctly in the right environment. Many of these foods need to remain dry and be kept in their original unopened packaging or airtight containers. Sugar All kinds of sugar, whether white, brown or powdered etc, will last forever if kept dry in an airtight […]Read this article
Also known as Lesser Duckweed, this common plan is generally found floating on the surface of marshes, ponds, slow-moving streams and lakes. While this may be among the smallest flowering plants in the world, Duckweed features powerful nutrients ideal for not only your livestock, but also your family. If you’re searching for a natural, cost-effective […]
Duct tape has gained almost a cult following due to its wide array of uses. Whether you wish to make a custom wallet or the most colourful dress at the party, duct tape does far more than secure and item. While it features many quirky and fun uses, duct tape has become the go-to item […]
They say one person’s trash is another person’s gold, but in this case YOUR trash is your gold! You’ll be amazed at all the things you can do with things your throw away, not to mention how much money you can save reusing some of the items… I love recycling and re-purposing stuff, as it […]
Whether you’re seeking to live a simpler life in the woods or wish to enhance your survivalist equipment should there be a major emergency, there are several pieces of equipment that are invaluable. While specific investments may vary based upon your location and level of need, the following investments are ideal for all homesteaders and […]
There’s not a single person who foresees themselves needing a vehicle emergency kit; however, should the unfortunate occur, these kits can mean the difference between surviving harsh winter nights or succumbing to the icy touch of Father Winter. While there are many items you should have in your vehicle emergency kit, the following 15 items […]
With the cost of living skyrocketing in areas all throughout the country, many consumers are seeking out cheap, or preferably free, ways to curve their utility bills. When it comes to heating your home throughout the winter months, a wood burning stove effectively warms your living spaces without burning through your bank account. To further […]
As warm summer breezes give way to crisp winter chills, the amount of clothing you wear isn’t the only thing increasing. With home heating costs continually rising, many are searching for simple and cheap ways to winterize and warm their homes. If you’re searching for a way to keep the cold out, and the monthly […]
There’s nothing quite like fresh baked bread. Unfortunately, traditional bread recipes are often too complex for those with little cooking experience or those who simply don’t have the proper ingredients. Thankfully, this no-knead skillet bread recipe exists to provide an easier way to great, homemade bread. This is a basic level recipe. Feel free […]
Do you desire a life that’s less dependent on the ability and services of faceless businesses? Is your desire to be truly self sufficient stronger than your desire to be “taken care of” by corporations? Living off the grid harkens back to a simpler time, when humans took care of themselves using the resources found […]
Short of natural localized disasters, I believe the biggest threat we should be prepared for is an EMP (Electro-Magnetic-Pulse), caused by a large solar flare. This might seem like science fiction to some, but it has already happened before in 1859, but luckily we didn’t have the huge dependence of electricity or electrical products. Google […]
The hair dryer makes an appearance in millions of homes throughout the World each morning, but have you ever wondered what this common appliance is capable of beyond drying hair? Remove Price Tags and Stickers Have you ever spent more time than you’re willing to admit scratching away at a price tag, only to resign […]
With health organizations around the world performing Ebola pandemic drills, many households throughout the country are following suit. Although Ebola is far from being a worldwide pandemic, when it comes to infectious disease it’s better safe than sorry. There are many steps you and your family can take to eliminate the likelihood of experiencing this […]
So if it isn’t bad enough that most of our corn, corn products and soya products are genetically engineered, the EPA ( which ironically stands for Environmental Protection Agency!) has now approved the use of 2,4-D which is an aggressive weedkiller that is strongly linked to an increased risk of cancer and Parkinson’s disease. 2,4-D […]