Category Archive: DIY

DIY Rainwater Harvesting Tower

DIY Rainwater Harvesting Tower I have got to say this is one of the most awesome DIY rainwater harvesting projects I have ever seen! The step by step instructions allow you to build it as high or as low as your needs and location allow. Harvesting rain water has become more and more important as …

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FREE Download USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning

FREE Download USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning Canning safely is a mega important task to learn. If done incorrectly you could actually poison yourself and family. Not only dangerous to eat but wasteful if you feel it isn’t safe and must dispose of it. The best reference you can have on home canning correctly …

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Couple Builds Glass House For $500

Couple Builds Glass House For $500 Preppers and homesteaders are some of the most creative people around. This is just one more creation that shows off that versatility. This young artistic couple built this glass house on their own without the aid of contractors and architects spending a mere $500.00 USD using found and donated …

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DIY PVC Alice Pack Frame

DIY PVC Alice Pack Frame   A frame for your bug out bag or alice pack will save your back a lot of stress and strain allowing you to go further faster. Important especially in a bug out scenario. But saving wear and tear on your back even if you’re hiking or backpacking for fun …

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Grow, Cure And Store Garlic

Grow, Cure And Store Garlic Garlic is one of the most popular vegetables out there. Especially to preppers, homesteaders, chefs, and herbalists. It has so many popular qualities from flavor to tincture production. You will find garlic as a topic on just about every site for all of the above uses! It’s versatile, easy to …

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21 Wagon Repurpose Ideas

21  Wagon Repurpose Ideas If your children or grandchildren have out grown that old wagon, repurpose it! I do love recycled items reused to make something new and useful. The featured article from Homestead Spirit speaks to a little red wagon, but any wagon can be used. Pictured are only two of the items they …

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Save Money Using Vintage Homemaking Skills

Save Money Using Vintage Homemaking Skills One aspect of homesteading that tends to be a bit romanticized are the chores that come with it! The ideal vision is setting on the big old front porch in a old rocker sipping home squeezed lemonade while watching the sun set. This image in the mind can become a daily fact of …

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Potted Meat: FAQs & Recipe

Potted Meat: FAQs & Recipe Now days when I hear potted meat I think spam or corned beef. Neither make my taste buds tingle. Although either are decent choices for stockpiling if your palate enjoys them. I do have a couple of recipes in my repertoire that call for spam that my family actually really enjoys. So …

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DIY Pocket Grill

DIY Pocket Grill Whether your camping, hiking, or preparing to bug out, a pocket grill is an ideal piece of equipment. Small and compact enough to fit in your back pocket, get home bag, day pack, or bug out bag. It keeps your food out of the fire without dragging a larger grill with you. You can …

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Inspiring Ideas Dollar Store Hacks

Inspiring Ideas Dollar Store Hacks Who doesn’t want to save money and at least appear to be clever and creative? Everyone right!? But where oh where to come up with those inexpensive hacks and inspirational ideas? I do so with researching all the bright ideas of others then applying them to my own use with …

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