All in Preparedness
Are you homestead dreaming? Do you want to simplify your life? Do you want to live more traditionally and be more self-sufficient? Here's how we began our own homestead journey a few years ago...And here is how you can start your own homesteading life, no matter where you live! Find out the step-by-steps and directions to get started on your homestead lifestyle.
Do you or a friend wish to become an herbalist? Are you wondering what to get that person as a gift? Here are my best ideas for gifts for the person who is or wants to be an herbalist. Herbal education, courses, books, supplies....it's all here in this gift guide for the aspiring herbalist!
Learn how to make a Dutch oven tool by hand in the wilderness! All you need is a great hardwood branch and a hatchet. Find out a great survival skill and learn how to make your own lid lifter for your Dutch oven!
Because of the blessing of all these eggs our girls continually provide us with, I have been experimenting with how to preserve eggs. What is the best way? I've tried dehydrating eggs, freezing eggs (two ways), pickling eggs, and I think for the things I've tried, I have an answer to the question: Which way is best to preserve fresh eggs?
What is it REALLY like to live off grid? And what, actually does living "off-grid" mean? Find out about the challenges and joys of moving from city living to being off the grid----
We all go through through seasons in our life. If you are in a tight financial situation, I've got 50 money saving ideas you can do right now to help your finances improve. Save money while living well.
The first time you kill something for food is a huge deal. Here are my innermost thoughts about my first hunt. Surprising confessions about my first hunt. Hunting pronghorn for the first time. First time hunt.
Have Peppers and wondering what to do with them all? Here are my three favorite ways to preserve peppers, and canning is not one of them! Find out how I preserved my peppers!
Have you ever thought about making your own dehydrated apple snacks? It's so easy to do. Don't waste those fresh apples! Here are simple directions for dehydrating apples, even if you don't have a dehydrator. I've also included my recipe for cinnamon apples too---Find out how to dehydrate apples for healthy snacks for your kids and you, too!
Are YOU a homesteader? Doesn't really matter where you live! People who consider themselves to be homesteaders fill the spectrum of people---city dwellers, suburbanites, ruralists, and they come from many different cultures and groups. But there are a few characteristics they share. How do you know if you are a homesteader? Well, you might be a homesteader IF.....
Given the just-right devastating crisis event, food storage and the ability to grow your own food may become more valuable than precious metals! Every responsible person should be thinking about learning how to garden, getting even a small one started (even if only using containers on a balcony--like I used to do when I rented), and of course, having good seeds set aside for current and future use. Right now! Here's more about what to consider and how to get your seed storage going!
Mr. V. and I have decided it's time to start searching for a "forever" homestead & survival property. Essentially, it's time to "get out of Dodge," so to speak! Here are the whys and hows of our decision to make this huge life change.