Low Cost Aquaponics with 5 gallon buckets

Low Cost Aquaponics

Aquaponics is a sustainable method of farming that uses both water and sunlight to grow plants and fish. Learn more about this new farming technique! I have lost count how many times I have been asked to do a post on aquaponics. If you don’t know what aquaponics is, it is similar to hydroponics (if […]

2 Little-Known Government Auctions – You Will Not Believe What You Can Buy!


Did you know that you can buy military (plus police and other government depts) vehicles, equipment, and goods via 2 little-known online gov auctions? The 2 gov auctions featured in this post are official government surplus auction partners, that sell-off surplus government vehicles, machinery, and other goods… Basically, it’s police, gov, military eBay! What Can […]

Cut Your Heating Costs With A $50 DIY Solar Furnace


With the rising cost of gas and electricity, many folks are looking at ways to cut costs and keep warm this winter… Read on to find out how a solar furnace can help you save money. One of the best things that you can do to keep warm is to ensure that your house is […]

How To Get Solar Panels For FREE (Used But Functional, Zero Cost)

DIY Solar Projects & Tutorials

That’s right, there is a way you can get solar panels for free! I know someone who did it and so can you. Here’s how it’s done… Solar panels are used everywhere these days. They are often used by construction crews and traffic systems (signs, cameras & emergency signal lighting etc) and these are where […]

How To Store & Keep Gasoline Fresh Long Term


With the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the rising fuel costs and uncertainty, lots of people will be thinking about stockpiling some gasoline. Storing gasoline isn’t as straightforward as you might think though. In fact, did you know that gasoline can deteriorate and start to break down in as little as 30 days… Read on […]

How To Make 168 Hour Candles From Crisco

Long burn, emergency candles are expensive. Crisco isn’t and you can make several emergency candles from one can of Crisco! I know what you are thinking though… A Crisco candle is going to stink, right? But no, it doesn’t stink at all and I must admit I thought it would too. Check out the two […]

How To Get 4000 Prepping, Survival & Homesteading eBooks, Docs & PDFs


Firstly, I cannot tell you how excited I was when I figured out how to get access to these 4000 ebooks, PDF and Word docs… These downloadable files cover every imaginable subject and project related to emergency preparedness, survival, homesteading and off-grid living. They were originally compiled into a directory and put online on a […]

Genius Trick For Getting Unstuck On Icy Roads (Also Works In The Mud!)

First things first – you should carry a snow shovel in your vehicle during winter. You should also put together a small kit of essential survival items in case you have to spend the night in your car or hike miles home in freezing weather. It could literally mean the difference between life and death… […]