By: Matt “Papa Bear” Wooddell Many people, when first joining the preparedness community initially focus on guns and ammo. They want nice, useful, and effective weaponry and enough ammunition to last for years and years before needing to purchase more. After a few years of prepping and a few years’ worth of trips to the […]
It’s not often when worry is put to rest, especially when it comes from playing in water. A prime reason I chose my home was because it had a Water Well, a key item in maintaining independence from outside resource. Without need of a municipal water supply, I can live on my property without worry of […]
Many have heard the old myth about snakes wriggling up toilet pipes, some even hearing the old wives’ tale about always being sure to double check the toilet before having a seat, but is the same thing true for rats? The short answer is yes. Every year, the city of Washington DC gets at least […]
Disinfecting Cleaning Solutions From Scratch Commercial disinfectant products consist of many chemicals that may cause allergic reactions, vomiting, respiratory problems, irritation of skin, and may pollute the air in your home. Moreover they are expensive. You need to take care for you and your family’s health. There is no need of unpleasant situations because of […]
Dental Hygiene should be a part of our daily lives and even more important in a survival situation for many reasons. Having access to a Dentist may be a serious challenge in a survival or prepper scenario. How will you maintain oral hygiene when your toothpaste has been exhausted? What will be your alternative methods […]
Our washer seems to be running all the time. Every time the washer runs, money is spent. Since it is a routine activity, it is always useful to find little ways to reduce laundry cost. Here are some simple ways in which you can reduce cost per load. Cut down on detergent cost: You can […]
There are many considerations when you need to hire a skip. Hiring a skip can be a bit daunting if you have never done it before. The selection you make will have effect on how much it will cost you along with level on convenience it will provide you. If you check yellow pages, you […]
It is general fact that each and every sector, whether it be a commercial, industrial or residential sector dumps lot of waste every day. As these wastes come in a variety of shapes and sizes, so getting rid of all those rubbish is quite tough and challenging task. Clearing garage space, getting rid of furniture […]
Only a hundred years ago, our ancestors handled having to use the toilet during the night very differently than we do today. Now, we get up, go to the bathroom, use and flush. Not so in earlier times. For our ancestors, there were a multitude of methods to take care of waste when one didn’t […]
Written by Cin What did they use before toilet paper was invented? The ancient Romans used a sponge on a stick that was kept in a container holding salt water. Some people used stones (I hope they were smooth!), and others used leaves, shells, grass, cornhusks, fur, bits of clay, and yes, even paper. The […]
Dish washing is a simple skill that everyone knows how to do, right? The dishwasher generation, however, does not know how to wash dishes, and it’s more important than you think. One of the most important things, and first to go in any sort of more primitive situation, is sanitation. Washing things. It keeps people healthy and […]
I realize that this might seem a bit basic, but washing clothes by hand is no joke! I do it every year for two weeks, and every year, I’m glad I did a lot of research on the initial end! I’m also very glad when I can come home and use the washing machine again […]
Written By: Dr. Rocky As we travel around the US in our RV, we look for ways to save money and space since we only have limited quantities of either commodity. The second issues is that we are preppers and are always on the lookout for ways to save and store items in an efficient […]
How to make a simple soap at home – step by step directions, with two recipes, equipment lists and pictures!
Easy, safe recipes for window cleaners! You will never spend $5.00 on a bottle of Cleaner again.
Very Detailed and fully tested recipe for homemade dishwashing liquid! Many important items to keep around your home to stock for this and other recipes!
Great savings on home laundry soap! Full details on how to make it, use it, and what the components are!
Great ideas and reasons to maintain proper hygiene while out-of-doors.
What would YOU do if your home was suddenly, immediately and completely destroyed? I’m living an experiment to learn what it’s like to actually Bug Out.
Save money on cleaning supplies with this great recipe for making your own window cleaner!