Category Archive: Frugal

2 DIY Mini Fans – Separate or Combined

2 DIY Mini Fans – Separate or Combined I know it seems foolish to think about a personal fan during a SHTF scenario especially when the little battery operated ones sell so cheaply in today’s world. But after a crisis these little luxury items won’t be available. Nor will they be a luxury item in …

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DIY Water Filter Distiller

DIY Water Filter Distiller We all worry about clean water after any disaster manmade or natural. Water is the essence of life. No matter which in which country, state, or region you reside in, water is going to be a priority find during a crisis. You may think ahh but there is a lake just down the road, or it …

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Why Keep Those Old Cook Books?

Why Keep Those Old Cook Books? I have a bunch of old cookbooks that I purchased years ago and also have several that were passed on to me by family. Now days I am told they are a waste of space in the kitchen. I do have and use an electronic recipe reader that contains …

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MIY Rhubarb Wine

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MIY Rhubarb Wine If you have rhubarb growing on your property you know it like a weed needs virtually no care and is actually a bit difficult to get rid of if you do not want it anymore. It is quite edible of course and you will often see it mixed into sweet treats because …

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Finding the Cash to Prep

Finding the Cash to Prep Finding funds to keep up with today’s economy is hard enough. Then we tell you to prep to secure your future! It seems impossible. But there are little ways you can squeeze your budget. Our featured article below from Organic Prepper gives you a list of 30 budget cuts you …

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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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Top 10 Uses For a Tarp

Top 10 Uses For a Tarp Every survival, preparedness, prepping and homesteading site will advise you to own a tarp. Probably several tarps because they have so many uses. From temporary repairs to temporary shelters. I could probably name 50 uses off the top of my head But what are the top uses? See them …

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Are Self-Sustainable Lifestyles Becoming Illegal?

Are Self-Sustainable Lifestyles Becoming Illegal? It almost seems like it doesn’t it? More and more laws and regulations governing what you can and can’t do on your own property. Many folks would prefer to return to a self-sustainable lifestyle but find the restrictions to constrictive and often expensive. When I bought my home and property …

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5 Best Backyard Livestock to Use for Meat

5 Best Backyard Livestock to Use for Meat There are a number of things to consider when raising livestock especially if your going to do it in your backyard with the intent of using them to feed yourself and family. How much meat do you get in exchange for your feed and upkeep expense? How …

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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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