Prepare for SHTF - or just everyday life

Make fresh homemade butter with heavy cream and a mason jar

Make fresh homemade butter with heavy cream and a mason jar

Making fresh homemade butter at home is SUPER simple. All you need is heavy cream, a jar, and some elbow grease. Here’s how to do it. This is a great thing to do, not only to have healthier and better-tasting butter for cooking or spreading, kids LOVE to do this. It’s a great little homesteader-type […]

Eat healthier by becoming your own grocery store

Save money, eat healthier, and be prepared for emergencies with an aquaponics or vertical garden that you can build and use yourself

You need to start growing your own food at home. Save money, eat healthier, and be ready in case of emergencies by growing your own food with an aquaponics system or organic vertical garden – even if you live in an apartment. It’s not as difficult or as expensive as you think.

Stop buying char cloth!

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How does char cloth work and how do you make it? As we saw in the article on How to Build a Fire, there are a few key components to make a fire, and all of them have to work or you’ll be cold and getting angry stares from your shivering girlfriend. Or worse, you […]

How would you pump water in an emergency? I have an answer

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PVC hand pumps explained Obviously, water is one of the biggest considerations if things go South. You can only go about three days without water before you die and for some reason the books that tell you that don’t emphasize the fact that you’re more likely to die well before that because your brain stops […]

Keep your food cool without electricity: Zeer pots

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You can cool food or medicine even if you don’t have electriciy, if you know how to harness the power of evaporation. Zeer pots have been used for thousands of years. Here’s how to make one.

How to run your electronics on dead batteries

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How would you like to use dead batteries or make homemade batteries to power things like flashlights or similar things that can make your life more comfortable or even save your life?

Don’t starve because your power goes out

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You don’t need to build a fire or use fuel to cook food or heat water. In most cases, solar power is all that’s necessary. What you need is a little knowledge to let you harness that energy efficiently.

How to make a datoka fire hole

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One of the biggest ‘AHA’ moments I’ve had learning about survival is when I learned about the Dakota Fire Hole. If you’re at all interested in survival, you need to learn about this simple trick.

No power? Make a lamp. Here’s how.

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Olive oil is a must-have SHTF survival supply. One of its many uses is in an oil lamp, which is ridiculously easy to make. Here’s how they’re done.

Free hot water forever

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Hot water is super easy to have even in a SHTF scenario. This article shows you how to get hot water using solar power and cheap or easy-to-find parts. Great article.

Stay cool in the summer without an air conditioner

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Surviving in the desert is difficult due to the heat and lack of water usually available but if you do find water, how do you fix the heat problem? In this article I go over the basics of how a swamp cooler works as well as a couple of examples on how you can build your own.

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