Category Archive: DIY

MIY Marigold Extract

MIY Marigold Extract Another of nature’s gifts to us is the simple marigold. Used for a number of herbal remedies. Not hard to make into your own extract either! First see its benefits and uses linked below Marigold/Calendula Benefits Then see how to MIY (make it yourself) linked below from Prepping A2Z How To Make …

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Navigating U Pick Farms Like a Pro

Navigating U Pick Farms Like a Pro Maybe you don’t have the space or time to grow your own fruits and veggies but would still like to get them fresh out of the ground, off the tree or off the bush. That’s where the U pick farms can help! Even if you do grow the …

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Prepper Books Worth Buying

Prepper Books Worth Buying I believe strongly that knowledge is power. We have all heard the prepper’s adage that knowledge is the lightest thing you carry with you. I believe in this strongly enough that daily on our Facebook page I locate and offer you a kindle book that is at that time available for downloading …

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Easy to Grow Medicinal Plants

Easy to Grow Medicinal Plants If there is a major SHTF event there will be a problem accessing medical care. We see this in Venezuela since their economic collapse and we have seen it in the past in war torn countries. We have also seen this issue in shorter term natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina. …

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Off Grid Cabin Kits

Off Grid Cabin Kits I have always dreamed of a little cabin in the woods and off the grid to not only vacation at but to use as a bug out location. You know the dream right? A clean flowing river loaded with fish, lots of elk and deer, no bears, no neighbors, no distractions …

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Candy Shotgun Slugs, Deadly and Delicious

Candy Shotgun Slugs, Deadly and Delicious I know this has been tried before with Jolly Rancher hard candy and was a fail. The candy simply didn’t hold up. But a young man tried it again with a homemade recipe of barley candy which I hear is the hardest there is and wow! Watch the video …

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100+ Paracord Projects

100+ Paracord Projects Just because it’s a rainy day or if you are snow bound there are still prepping projects that you can do! It’s also a good way to get the kids involved with preparation efforts. Paracord is a prepping staple. It has so many uses in a time of crisis. If we have …

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DIY Underground Greenhouse

DIY Underground Greenhouse Many of us live in climates where gardening is seasonal. But it doesn’t have to be that way! An underground greenhouse could be the answer to feeding your family in the “off” season. If you are both a DIY-er and a gardener this could be the perfect project for you! I have …

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Safety Guidelines for Canning

Safety Guidelines for Canning Canning food supplies is one of the things that are done by frugal preppers, homesteaders, and rural homemakers across the world. Doing so safely is at the top of everyone who does so as well as important to those that will dine on these home canned delights. I would always recommend …

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Using an AED and Giving CPR

Using an AED and Giving CPR This is subject matter literally near and dear to my heart. I am a heart attack survivor. My odds of surviving my particular situation more than 5 days were only 5% and after that surviving 2 years only 15%. I am pushing my third year of survival. I tell …

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