Category: Homesteading

Raising Your Own Animals for Sustainable Living

Raising Your Own Animals for Sustainable Living. For people looking into sustainable living it is important to have fresh and healthy option for meats. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Raising Your Own Animals for Sustainable Living. For people looking into sustainable living, it is important to have a fresh and healthy option for meats. Because of the danger of commercial farming as well as its effects on the environment, many people are starting to raise and harvest their own animals. While you may not …

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Not Prepping for Septic Maintenance is Asking for Trouble

Not Prepping for Septic Maintenance is Asking for Trouble. There are over 21 million households that need to be prepared for septic system maintenance. If your home is on one, are you prepared?

Not Prepping for Septic Maintenance is Asking for Trouble. There are over 21 million households that need to be prepared for septic system maintenance. If your home is on one, are you prepared?   Many people who live green and frugally are in rural locations. Even those who live in suburban areas that have been incorporated into …

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Why You Should Test Your Drinking Water

There are many things that can end up in your water source that you have no control over. Test your drinking water and make sure it is safe. You can DO IT YOURSELF and still be confident in the results.

There are many things that can end up in your water source that you have no control over. Test your drinking water and make sure it is safe. You can do it yourself and be confident in the results. If you have a well, rainwater catch system, or another water source that you are responsible …

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These 5 Reasons Will Make Homesteaders Fail

There is a lot of work involved in homesteading and it can be overwhelming. Biting off more than you can chew is one of the reasons that will make homesteaders fail.

There is a lot of work involved in homesteading and it can be overwhelming. Biting off more than you can chew is one of the reasons that will make homesteaders fail.   No one wants to fail at any time but it is especially hard when you’ve uprooted your whole life (and maybe even your …

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Tips for Homemaking for the Busy Homesteader

Tips for Homemaking for the Busy Homesteader. It may take longer to do things on the homestead, but there are ways to make things easier and still save money | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Tips for Homemaking for the Busy Homesteader. It may take longer to do things on the homestead, but there are ways to make things easier and still save money.  I don’t know many people who aren’t always busy these days. A homesteader, on the other hand, they have even more things to keep track of …

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Hand Washing Laundry with No Power

During a power outage, you will need clean clothes. Take the time to gather a few things from around the house and learn how easy hand washing laundry is. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

During a power outage, you will need clean clothes. Take the time to gather a few things from around the house and learn how easy hand washing laundry is.   When the average person thinks about hand washing laundry, the image of some pioneer woman bending over a large metal tub and running clothing over …

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How Much Food Does a Chicken Need?

How Much Food Does a Chicken Need? The answer depends on who you ask. Get the details of what chickens need and their habits when it comes to food, along with tips and tricks for keeping the amount of waste down and maintaining a happy flock | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

How Much Food Does a Chicken Need? The answer depends on who you ask. Get the details of what chickens need and their habits when it comes to food, along with tips and tricks for keeping the amount of waste down and maintaining a happy flock.    How much food does a chicken need on a daily …

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Is Quail Farming Right for You?

Is Quail Farming Right for You? Many people today would love to be able to raise their own chickens. The reasons they aren’t able to vary but generally have to do with where they live | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Is Quail Farming Right for You? Many people today would love to be able to raise their own chickens. The reasons they aren’t able to vary but generally have to do with where they live.   Homeowner Association rules, city, county, or development rules…there are many places where raising even a single chicken can get you …

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Resources for the New Female Prepper or Homesteader

We have a list of reliable sites for the new female prepper/homesteader. There is so much information out there! We've got you covered | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

We have a list of reliable sites for the new female prepper/homesteader. There is so much information out there! We’ve got you covered. This new life can be overwhelming for new preppers and homesteaders, there is so much information out there! It can be really hard to determine what is good, solid information and what …

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Are You Reading These Homesteading Blogs?

You should be reading these homesteading blogs. Sometimes it can be a real challenge to get good, solid information online. These are our favorite homesteading blogs. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

You should be reading these homesteading blogs. Sometimes it can be a real challenge to get good, solid information online. These are our favorite homesteading blogs.     Sometimes it can be a real challenge to get good, solid information online. How do you know if the site is legitimate? How do you really know …

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