Thoughts on Hoop Greenhouses & Shade Cloth

Thoughts on Hoop Greenhouses & Shade Cloth Many people’s gardens are left to rest during colder temperatures. But others grow year round despite the weather. This leaves many pondering how they should approach those low temperatures in their hoop greenhouses. Less of an  instructional blog, the featured link below speaks to the thoughts and ideas of …

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Safety Guidelines for Canning

Safety Guidelines for Canning Canning food supplies is one of the things that are done by frugal preppers, homesteaders, and rural homemakers across the world. Doing so safely is at the top of everyone who does so as well as important to those that will dine on these home canned delights. I would always recommend …

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Triangulating Your Position

Triangulating Your Position You know it’s foolish to depend completely on technology for directions and or on gps. We see and hear stories all the time of what can happen to those that blindly follow that technology and it fails them. Not to say that gps is not an awesome tool. I would literally be …

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Becoming a Good Survival Group Leader

Becoming a Good Survival Group Leader Every group needs a leader. If not even the simplest of tasks can become chaotic. In a survival scenario a good leader can make the difference between life and death literally. There may also be conflict between group members as to who should be the leader and what makes …

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Using an AED and Giving CPR

Using an AED and Giving CPR This is subject matter literally near and dear to my heart. I am a heart attack survivor. My odds of surviving my particular situation more than 5 days were only 5% and after that surviving 2 years only 15%. I am pushing my third year of survival. I tell …

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Corralling Invasive Plants

Corralling Invasive Plants Many gardeners want their flower gardens to meld nicely into their veggie gardens. Some like myself just love the ambling wild English garden look. One issue with those lovely plants that wander through out the garden is that they can be invasive and take over the whole garden. You might like black …

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Cheap Guns vs. Budget Guns

Cheap Guns vs. Budget Guns Many folks are buying guns for the first time. We live in a more violent time than in years past. Home invasions are up, along with other crimes against people. People are preparing more than ever as well. In some countries like the United States this includes the purchase of …

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Uses for your socks in an emergency

Uses for your socks in an emergency Some of the simplest things that we take for granted can become just what we need in an emergency. The more common thought process goes to belts, paracord bracelets and even our shirts. But have you ever considered what your socks could do for you in a crisis? …

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2 New Inventions Detect Date Rape Drugs

2 New Inventions Detect Date Rape Drugs Neither of these products are on the market yet. Both are undergoing fund raising and research. But that they exist is an important tool toward prevention of the use of date rape drugs. There are some with the opinion that these types of products somehow put the responsibility …

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Natural Bug Repellents – Infographic

Natural Bug Repellents – Infographic   This is an aggregated site. Please be aware some of the sites we link you to could have pop ups. We have no control over them. However, we will never link you to a site that requires you to make any purchase to view the blog. Please read our disclaimer. …

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