As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, we go away for a couple of weeks every year and while we *could* purchase our food, we bring most of it. What we can’t bring, we purchase at the camp store, fresh. When we go, I set up a kitchen tent as it’s a lot easier to have one […]
Peel freshly laid hardboiled eggs with ease – without baking soda, or poking holes in them. Written and lived by Stephanie Dayle. Ever boiled up some eggs for a dish only to discover that you can’t peel them without destroying the egg? Then looked online to see an endless variety of experiments that range […]
Host: Renée aka Michigansnowpony It’s easier than you think to raise your own pork! If you have the space and your zoning allows it, you might want to consider raising a couple of pigs. Not only will you have the most delicious hams, chops, and bacon you can imagine, you’ll also have peace of mind knowing […]
By Linda Holliday Although the language is sometimes cumbersome, I still enjoy old books for learning homesteading skills. A favorite is the “1881 Household Cyclopedia of General Information.” This weekend I took time while it was raining to learn more about composting. Forty years ago, my mother sent us kids out every night to bury […]
Written By: Linda Holliday When my sister and I were youngsters, my mother pulled us in our toy wagon into the woods during small game season each fall. She surely got a workout as she lugged that wagon through furrowed cornfields and thick brush. To entertain us while she hunted, Mom looked for a springy […]
Emergency Preparedness for Your Pets. Pet Food, what to store and how to store it!
A wonderful article with detailed video tutorials on how to easily slaughter your own chickens for food storage.
An excellent article on how to care for your chickens feet and some problems you might not be aware of.
All the tips you need for keeping your flock healthy and happy in the cold of winter!
I would like to take a stab at convincing anyone who is able, to raise meat chickens. Not so much for the sake of prepping, but for the sake of self-reliance, although, you can never go wrong learning to raise your own food as an emergency preparedness skill. If you are a meat eater, like […]