Category Archive: Homesteading

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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Homesteading 101: Getting Started

Homesteading 101: Getting Started Today’s homesteaders don’t need to pack up all they can carry and travel great distances to isolated areas to begin their homesteading dreams. You can actually begin your journey right where you are. Homesteading is an attitude and a self-sustaining goal shared by a family or group according to our featured …

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Off Grid Living and Thriving!

Off Grid Living and Thriving! The homestead dream has never died for many Americans, Canadians, and  Australians as well as folks in other countries across the world. Now off grid living seems to be a bit of a double edged sword. Perhaps seen as a bit easier to do these days then in the past due to all …

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Successful Homesteading

Successful Homesteading Everyone has their own version of what it means to be successful. Like my own yours may change as you grow older and wiser. But just what is a successful homesteader? When is your homesteading considered a success?  What is the stick used to make that distinction between success or mediocrity? Homestead Dreamer …

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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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Living Off-Grid Can Make You Happier And Healthier

Living Off-Grid Can Make You Happier And Healthier The idea of living off grid brings out the homesteader can do attitude deep in many of our hearts. Until you actually do it and realize it can be fun one minute and a heavy work burden the next. That is part of what is great about …

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Drought Tolerant Plants & Trees for Your Garden

Drought Tolerant Plants & Trees for Your Garden Every year several parts of the world experience drought. Whatever creates the SHTF could even cause droughts where there hadn’t been previously. Every gardener should consider this issue. There may not be water to bring in to your garden nor markets to supplement your food supply. Mix …

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Living In the Land Rather Than On the Land

Living In the Land Rather Than On the Land On all the prepper and homestead sites we talk about living off the land. But never before have we talked about living in the land! These homes are awesome. Not viable on everyone’s budget and I do think they would be expensive to build with all …

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