I was blessed to harvest my 1st buck this weekend concluding our big game hunting this year. I wanted to take this time to share, what we feel is invaluable knowledge. WARNING: If you have a weak stomach or you feel that killing an animal for food on the table is animal cruelty you will […]
The bow and drill is not one of the easiest means of starting a fire, but it is a great skill to know in the event you are stranded without your gear. Learning to use things around you for survival is what we will be focusing on.
Without fire – you are unable to stay warm, dry and are missing a key component to sterilizing water which is an absolute necessity for your survival. This week we discussed modern day forms of fire starting, such as your fire strikers, magnesium and ferosium rods, flint and steel and of course a lighter.
MWJ Survival Series has begun. I started things by discussing my chosen day pack and the contents within. We then ventured on to what I feel is the most important skill in the outdoors for survival and that is being able to start a fire and the various methods to use. We continue this week […]
Ok… As many of you have requested, the Survival Series at Mountain Woman Journals has now begun. Each week I will introduce a new video and skill that will aid you in the essential skills for survival. This week I started off with the contents of my day survival pack. I don’t leave the house […]
In our effort to make everything from scratch I have added a new raw ingredient to my list… Vanilla extract… It couldn’t be more simple and easy. All you will need is the following: ♥ 3 vanilla beans ♥ 1 cup of vodka ♥ Glass jar with a tight fitting lid