The saying, “If you cannot protect what is yours then you do not own it”, is often cited when discussing home security. However, for most people it is merely an academic discussion because it has never happened to them, nor is it likely to ever happen. It sounds simple enough when being discussed over coffee […]
Learn how to process your own home grown chickens.
First, a question, do you scrape your magnesium bar to get fine particles or do you shave it to get curls. High quality magnesium shavings will burn at approximately 5600° F/3093° C. The magnesium content in the bars available at camping stores and other retail outlets can vary. The percentage of magnesium would not be […]
Learn how to blanch and freeze your green beans in the garden.
Every prepper plans and trains for disasters but an often overlooked aspect of prepping is training for children. When disaster strikes your kids need to be able to snap into action. Survival skills take time to develop, so you should start teaching your children as soon as possible. If they don’t have a basic understanding […]
It’s high summer at the Little House and the kids are still excited about their tree house. But this off grid homestead life keeps teaching us that there’s no such thing as quick and easy. ** The chickens shown are Cornish Cross at about 40 days. The garden produce shown includes Marketmore 76 cucumbers, Roma […]
You may want to consider the possibility if there is a major crisis that befalls this country. Regardless of the situation, you will need a shelter, and some people and families are choosing to live in a van right now. It is a way of life for some, no crisis needed. However, a van may […]
Here is the first of two videos attempting to capture a taste of what it’s like to be a homeschooling mom of 6 on an off-grid homestead in the making. ———————————————————————————————————– Welcome to our channel and thank you for taking the time to watch our vlog. We are a family of 8 living in a […]
We all know which vegetables and fruits are safe to eat, but what about other wild plants? Knowing how to forage for wild edibles could save your life in a survival situation. You should never eat any wild plants unless you are 100% sure you can identify them. It’s better off to be hungry than to […]