DIY Projects for Preppers

15 Cinder Block Ideas For The Prepper Homestead

15 Cinder Block Ideas For The Prepper Homestead

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019. Cinder block is an excellent building material. They are strong, weather resistant, fire proof and relatively inexpensive. All of these…

Laundry Kit For SHTF: How to make your own detergent, wash, and more!

Laundry Kit For SHTF: How to make your own detergent, wash, and more!

If you have never been in the position of being without a means to clean your clothing then count yourself lucky! During a SHTF situation or even if you are…

Exploring Game and Trail Cameras For Wildlife Observation and Prepper Security

Exploring Game and Trail Cameras For Wildlife Observation and Prepper Security

One of the first security cameras that many preppers and homesteaders purchase is a game camera. There are many advantages to game cameras. For those that have not had a…

Designing A Winter Emergency Kit For Your Car

Designing A Winter Emergency Kit For Your Car

Driving conditions in the winter can deteriorate quickly. If you live in a climate with harsh winters, then you may be very experienced. Regardless of how well prepared you think…

Prepper Conferences, Groups, Meetings and Alternatives For Learning Skills

Prepper Conferences, Groups, Meetings and Alternatives For Learning Skills

It seems there are a lot of different prepper conferences or groups out there. I am not just talking about Facebook either. I am talking about groups that regularly meet,…

Building The House Part II: Framing, Loft, Roof, and Siding

Building The House Part II: Framing, Loft, Roof, and Siding

Getting the walls up was a little more challenging then you might imagine with a small house. We had to work smart and try to use ropes and pulleys to…

Prepping In The City And Small Towns: Some Tips For Urban Preparedness

Prepping In The City And Small Towns: Some Tips For Urban Preparedness

I have to say that my background has always been rural. Urban prepping is a topic that I have chosen to explore because I know that there is a lot…

From Junk Pile To Gourmet Mushooms and Pasture: Creating Productive Spaces Where It Seems Hopeless

From Junk Pile To Gourmet Mushooms and Pasture: Creating Productive Spaces Where It Seems Hopeless

Finally moving to a new property can be exciting. Looking for a new place can be stressful too. I want to tell you that you should not let a bit…

Winter Clothing Preparation For The Whole Family

Winter Clothing Preparation For The Whole Family

It’s starting to get a bit chillier outside. Stepping out in the morning on our mountain shows that Fall is firmly in place and frosts are going to start falling….

Root Cellaring Basics: Extending the Season Without Canning

Root Cellaring Basics: Extending the Season Without Canning

Root cellars have long been used to extend the harvest. There is so much you can do to make veggies last longer no matter what space you have to utilize….

Natural Pest and Vermin Control

Natural Pest and Vermin Control

Moving to a new house or out into a rural area is exciting. For a lot of people, it is their dream to move very far out in the country…

The Amazing Bean: Why You Should Consider Adding Them To Your Food Storage

The Amazing Bean: Why You Should Consider Adding Them To Your Food Storage

When planning your food storage one of the major goals should be to store items that are of the highest nutritional value and with a long, stable shelf life. Enter…

10 Reasons Why You Should Add Essential Oils to Your Survival Kit

10 Reasons Why You Should Add Essential Oils to Your Survival Kit

Every pre-made survival kit sold in stores has to be personalized to one’s liking and needs. A sharp knife, box of matches, rope and wound dressing are universal items that…

The Many Uses Of Tarps For Survival and Prepping

The Many Uses Of Tarps For Survival and Prepping

Tarps are one of the most versatile things out there. Everyone should have a few tarps as part of their preps. The smaller sizes are of course lighter and easy…

The Best Natural Dyes

The Best Natural Dyes

You can make a fabric dye of any color with plants you can forage nearby. Stockpiling or growing natural dyes can enable preppers to camouflage their favorite gear, from clothing…

National Hurricane Preparedness Week is Over – Are You Ready?

National Hurricane Preparedness Week is Over – Are You Ready?

Editor’s Note: This is an updated and revised edition from earlier in 2018. Hurricane preparedness week may be over but it is far from too late to make sure your…