There are so many similarities between prepping and backpacking. In the end, it’s all about being able to provide for yourself when there’s no one else there to do it. Eating is a big part of that self-sufficiency. Bannock Backpacking Food provided me with some samples to see if I think they meet the requirements […]
Who hasn’t needed to lash items together at some point in life? I’m sure you have – I know I do on a regular basis. Most people take it for granted that they can jury-rig together whatever they need when tying a knot. But are you really able to hold that Christmas tree to the […]
In this video, Kevin shows you the new Premier 1 electric poultry netting that we have purchased to go around our gardens. This is a 2 part video showing the unboxing and a follow up 6 weeks after installation.
In the past, I’ve posted articles on how to pack a bugout bag, but I’ve never fully addressed exactly what to put in a bug out bag or, as it’s also known, a 72hr kit. Fortunately, for both of us, Misty Marsh from Simple Family Preparedness has taken the time to write a “by the […]
Ever wish you could do all your sewing, embroidery, applique, smocking, and heirloom sewing on one machine? You can. A thorough review of this super quiet Brother SE1800 Sewing & Embroidery machine. What else would could you want in a machine?
A jacket is a critical piece of gear for any suburban homesteader. Rain, wind and cold are all elements that we battle both on the homestead and in our day-to-day suburban adventures. Being protected from the elements can mean the difference between a comfortable day’s work and a purely miserable experience. In this article, I […]