Category Archive: Frugal

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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FREE Download Survival and Edibles Manuals

FREE Download Survival and Edibles Manuals Today’s I came across a blog with a bunch of downloadable manuals on the subject of survival and edibles. Best of all they download for free! You can download or print out as many or a few as you want at a time. Choose your subject and click! You …

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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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Everyday SHTF Home Remedies From Your Kitchen

Everyday SHTF Home Remedies From Your Kitchen Today’s post features a link from Survival Kit which gives us some information on simple everyday home remedies for non complicated irritating but not life threatening physical problems. You want to be at your best everyday, who doesn’t? But if there is a crisis scenario you absolutely don’t …

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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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Why Everyone Should Have an Alcohol Stash

Why Everyone Should Have an Alcohol Stash All preppers have some knowledge of the use of alcohol in a post SHTF world. Mainly it is well known to be one of the best items for barter. Even during the hardest of times like the great depression people seemed to find a way to get their …

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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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Multi Purpose Survival Items You May Already Have

Multi Purpose Survival Items You May Already Have Prepping isn’t always an inexpensive lifestyle or proposition. Face it you need good gear because if it fails when you need it there are no do overs. Very few of us have an unlimited budget and if surviving means bugging out there is only so much you …

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