Category Archive: Off Grid

10 Things You’ll Really Miss If TEOTWAWKI

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10 Things You’ll Really Miss If TEOTWAWKI Some things are obvious like hot water from the tap, being able to purchase toilet paper, and bigger things like talking to friends and relatives who are long distances away any time by just picking up the phone. But there are other things that the folks over at more Than Just Surviving …

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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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Off Grid Limitations No One Talks About

Off Grid Limitations No One Talks About Living off grid just brings on the image of returning to the simple life of the generations before us and saving the world while we do it. I had a distant relative who never went on the grid to begin with. Believe me her life was anything but …

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Hiding Food While Bugged Out

Hiding Food While Bugged Out Everyone talks about a bugout bag. It’s what we are able to take with us if we are forced to flee our current location. Many have and many are searching for a bugout location. A safe place to land and begin again. But what if that safe place isn’t truly …

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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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15 Ancient Shelter Designs

15 Ancient Shelter Designs If a SHTF event is longer term, you will need a more permanent shelter than a tent or bush shelter. Something more stable than those and for the longer stay. The elements will kill you long before the lack of food and even perhaps water. So what will you do if …

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What to do if You Discover Human Remains

What to do if You Discover Human Remains Not a nice thought.. But it could happen, you could be the one who discovers human remains. The probability is low thank goodness, but the more time you spend in the outdoors the higher the possibility. It is a sad fact that there are those souls who have …

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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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DIY Paracord Snow Shoes

DIY Paracord Snow Shoes If you now or ever have lived in an area with extreme hash winters you know that your body is simply not equipped by nature to survive those temperatures. Particularly your extremities. Your feet and hands are very sensitive to the cold. Mittens and boots are imperative and when the snow …

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5 Aspects of Off-Grid Living that Make You Happier & Healthier

5 Aspects of Off-Grid Living that Make You Happier & Healthier We’ve all heard early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. There are many homesteaders still waiting on the wealthy to find them! There are advantages to clean living that are evident to just about everyone after the first …

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