If you have read through my website, you will see that I often recommend books that I think you should own. I have been asked why I prefer to own books when there is so much free information on the internet. Well there are 3 reasons why I prefer to own books and why I […]
“Prepping” is a term tossed around in mainstream media constantly these days. Generally speaking, it shows some guy who is an over-the-top type with questionable mental stability showing off his guns in a bunker 10 feet underground. They prepare for disasters that, while possible, are so far fetched as to make them look out of […]
Homesteading and preparedness go hand in hand. Here’s how I’m using my homesteading skills to prepare for the worst.
When the plumbing fails, most of us are plunged into a nightmare situation. After all, we need water daily for so many things, and everyone needs to use the toilet at some point during the day. Increase the number of people in the house, and the situation can quickly become horrific. The pipes, insulated or […]
The question has been raised recently about whether or not a community is necessary for homesteading. That is, do homesteaders require constant financial and physical assistance from those around them? This is a loaded question and I hope that I can give a good answer. The answer, after much thought is … Yes, but …. […]
When buying a property is easy to fall into the trap of assuming that any water is good water. Unfortunately we learnt this the hard way. Here are two cheap and simple tests that could save you from buying the wrong property, or help you to use the water that you have.