Best Chicken Breeds for the Beginning Homesteader

Chicken Breeds

As it turns out, not all chickens are created equal; and when you’re just getting started in the homesteading game, it can be hard to know what breed of chicken will work best for your family’s needs.

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5 Survival Tools You Should Always Have With You

EDC Every Day Carry

The scary thing about a survival situation is that you never know when you will end up in one. That’s why it never hurts to be prepared. Even if all that you have on you is what is in your pockets, that’s better than nothing.

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Sleep and survival – smart prepper’s guide to choosing the best portable bed

Cchambered Design of an Airbed

Today, let’s talk essentials, but with a twist. We’ll talk about sleep and the choice of a best portable bed (air mattress or a sleeping pad) should you ever need one. The word, essentials has been used and rehashed in the preparedness community that the very meaning in vague for most people, so let us […]

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10 Ingenious DIY Mosquito and Fly Traps

DIY Mosquito Traps

Building your own Mosquito and Fly Trap is simple, easy, and can be made with supplies and tools that most of us have at home.

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Starting Seeds Now For Spring Planting


If you are like me, you can’t wait to get started on your spring garden. After sitting around all winter long, I look forward to finally getting my hands in some dirt. To get a head start, you may want to consider starting some of your seeds indoors. Growing vegetables indoors allows you to get […]

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Homestead prepper’s guide to choosing the best work boots

“The only easy day was yesterday”, say the Navy Seals. I’ve always applied a huge chunk of their philosophy to the way I look at prepping. They say there’s only two ways of doing things, “the right way and again”. When it comes to choosing your work footwear that “again” can cost you time, money […]

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Make Your Own Self Watering Tomato Buckets

Self Watering Tomato Buckets

My Italian grandmother always had good advice. One of them being, “You can never have too many tomato plants, but what happens when you run out of room in the garden. Tomatoes are probably the most versatile plant you can grow; They are used in everything from Tomato Sauce to Ketchup,  Espagnole Sauce to Bloody […]

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Why Urban Preppers Should Learn Basic Homesteading Skills

urban survival

See why Homesteading Skill are extremely important to any prepper no matter where you live.

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Guide to Companion Planting

In part 2 of the article “Square Foot Gardening”, I wanted to touch base on an extreme important concept that can not only increase your yields but also deter pests.

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Should I Store Wheat Berries or Flour

There are pros and cons to storing wheat vs Flour, and with this article I intend to give you the information you need to make an informed decision.

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