Those who enjoy spending time outside know the importance of wearing the right pair of hiking boots or shoes. Hikers research boots from all angles. Details about the fit, construction materials, height of the boot, and so forth are...
Other than cows and chickens, there's no better animal for homesteading and off-grid living than man’s best friend. For thousands of years now dogs have helped us hunt our food, alert us of danger and even protect us from...
Having a rooster among your hens can be a challenge. They can be territorial, loud, and downright aggressive. However, sometimes the positives of raising roosters along with your hens can outweigh the negatives. Because roosters are territorial, they are...
No one likes to stay dirty for long, especially if you're worried about smelling bad too. Whether you're on a backwoods camping trip, have lost access to running water during a natural disaster, or even just trying to conserve...
Whether you want to preserve the abundance of fresh milk that you produce on your farm or homestead, or you are looking for methods of long-term preservation for your survival stash, there are a few things you need to...
MREs (Meals Ready to Eat) were developed in 1980 as the U.S. military’s primary ration for soldiers. Backpackers, emergency relief organizations, and other people outside of the combat environment use MREs because of their longevity, convenience, and high nutritional...
Batteries are a staple in any modern-day home. Whether you’ve stocked up on batteries for disaster preparedness or just to avoid inconvenience, you want to be reassured that they’ll be in good condition when you need them. There are...
Not having a firearm can leave you at a huge disadvantage when defending your home from an intruder, especially if they’re armed. Depending on what the intruder is armed with, your odds of surviving the home invasion can go...
While most survivalists wouldn’t consider coffee to be an essential food item, the benefits of these caffeine-rich grounds have some preppers looking for ways to store coffee long term. And when you consider the fact that 64% of Americans consume...
When everything finally hits the fan, it won’t be long until you begin to see the effects of food shortage. Grocery stores will be forced to lock up their doors and those who didn’t prepare will soon find themselves...