Category Archive: Storage

Building a ferro-cement shed

Building a ferro-cement shed Most of us have wood or metal shed where we store our own overflow.  Depending upon our unique locations and uses they have their pros and cons. Many of those issues are resolved when they are built with ferro-concrete. I thought that it would be much more expensive and labor intensive …

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Canning Game Meat Guide

Canning Game Meat Guide I like this article because it covers all the safety concerns regarding canning meat. Even gives you an low down and types of pressure cookers. If you’re a hunter now or likely to become one post SHTF preserving the game will be imperative. Check out this comprehensive guide on canning game …

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Dehydrating eggs at home

Dehydrating eggs at home I decided to share this article for a couple of reasons. First because of the ease of storage when it comes to dehydrated eggs.  However they are not something I would recommend you just cook up and eat! Not great scrambled or over easy. But I have used them a number of …

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15 Easy and Clever DIY Hacks to Organize Kitchen Cabinets

15 Easy and Clever DIY Hacks to Organize Kitchen Cabinets Too much storage space said no one ever! I am a bit of a neat freak especially in the kitchen. I want organized cabinets and drawers so I am able to lay hands on what I want or need it without digging through a messy …

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Stockpiling Foods by Region

Stockpiling Foods by Region I took this article in a different direction did the author. I see it as having value in a different context. We all pretty much know what grows well in our geographical region and what doesn’t, even if we aren’t growing it ourselves. But when we are planning our survival pantry we do …

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Amaranth Tutorial

Amaranth Tutorial What is amaranth? What is it used for? Is it even edible? and Why the heck would I want to store it? Amaranth is indeed a grain. It can be used in many ways like wheat without the concerns of gluten sensitivity or celiac disease issues. It also can be toasted and used …

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DIY Water Storage Tank

DIY Water Storage Tank The featured DIY instructions in this post are what I would call vintage! Ron wrote these instructions in 1986. So add a bit of inflation for the cost of materials on this one. However, the need to store and gather water for your livestock still exists and doing it yourself is …

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Could You Go Underground?

Could You Go Underground? During the cold war, many folks tried to or actually did build backyard underground bunkers. Now days with the additional knowledge we have about what a safe bunker would entail most families can’t afford to even consider one. But the bunkers they are building now days are pretty cool. They even …

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DIY Installation of Your Above Ground Cistern

DIY Installation of Your Above Ground Cistern An underground rainwater catchment cistern is ideal. They are also expensive to have built or to even build yourself. You need a lot of expertise to successfully build one on your own. So the majority of those with water insecurity who can afford to purchase an above ground …

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23 Crucial Items to Store

23 Crucial Items to Store Everyone has an idea of what must be stockpiled as part of your food storage.  Preppers will tell you to store what you eat and to eat what you store. This creates a first in first out rotation system which will insure your storage is viable come the time you …

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