Category: Self Sufficiency

Using Vinegar for Things Other than Cooking

So many uses for vinegar have been lost to history but thankfully, there is still some information out there about the ways people of the past were using vinegar for things other than cooking | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Using Vinegar for Things Other than Cooking. So many uses for vinegar have been lost to history but thankfully, there is still some information out there about the ways people of the past were using vinegar for things other than cooking.   Vinegar is one of those useful things that is found in just about every …

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I Stopped Buying These 10 Things at the Grocery Store

I stopped buying these 10 things at the grocery store and added money back into the monthly budget | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

I stopped buying these 10 things at the grocery store and added money back into the monthly budget.     Anyone who has a tight budget (the vast majority of Americans) has felt the sharp increase in the price of food the last few years. Many people have stopped buying the extras they used to enjoy. Not …

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Make Your Own Toilet Cleaning Tabs

Consider how much you spend on toilet cleaning tabs and products and make your own to save money | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Consider how much you spend on toilet cleaning tabs and products and make your own to save money   One of the more unpleasant household chores is cleaning the toilet. No one likes to get that close but it’s a vitally important thing to keep clean and sanitary. Almost worse than the chore itself is …

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Recycling Yogurt Containers

Recycling yogurt containers. Give new life to the container, and make your life and food storage a little bit more organized with very little effort | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Recycling Yogurt Containers If you are anything like our family, you are very conscientious about waste and alternative disposal systems. In this article from Premeditated Leftovers, we learn about 10 simple uses for old yogurt containers that will give new life to the container, and make your life and food storage a little bit more …

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Bits of Wisdom from the Great Depression

Bits of wisdom from the great depression. People who lived through the Great Depression during the 1930's in America did so largely by sheer willpower. What can we learn from them? Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Bits of wisdom from the great depression. People who lived through the Great Depression during the 1930’s in America did so largely by sheer willpower. What can we learn from them?     People who lived through the Great Depression during the 1930’s in America did so largely by sheer willpower. Many lessons were learned …

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Save Money – DIY Gel Ice Packs

DIY gel ice packs. With the money you'll save, and all the things you can use DIY gel ice packs for, there's no reason not to start making your own. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Save Money – DIY Gel Ice Packs   How many times have you used gel ice packs in your life? Their uses are almost limitless: from medical applications to keeping your perishables cool, gel ice packs are handy to have in the freezer. The problem for most people is that the only ones they get …

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6 Coffee Making Methods With No Power

6 coffee making methods with no power. Imagine what it would be like if suddenly there was no power to make America's most favorite caffeine drink? | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

6 Coffee Making Methods With No Power   Coffee is something most Americans take very seriously. With a quick Google search, you will learn that the USA drinks 400 million cups per day. That is a LOT of coffee making every day! Imagine, for a moment, what it would be like if suddenly there was no power …

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The Easiest Way to Clean Cast Iron

The easiest way to clean cast iron. So many people are clueless when it comes to cast iron cleaning. Perhaps that's because so few people use anymore. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

The easiest way to clean cast iron. So many people are clueless when it comes to cast iron cleaning. Perhaps that’s because so few people use anymore.   So many people are clueless when it comes to cast iron. Perhaps that’s because so few people use it on a regular basis anymore. Most times when …

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Practice Makes the Prepper

Practice Makes the Prepper It doesn’t matter how much gear you have. All of it is worthless to you unless you know how to use it. Trying to read the instructions on how to use a fire extinguisher while the house is blazing isn’t the best time to learn. You have to understand how it …

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Why You Should Learn How to Pressure Can

Why You Should Learn How to Pressure Can For many, pressure canning is an intimidating thing. For others, it’s an outdated way to preserve food so there’s no reason to bother when you can just buy what you want. Sadly, canning food is a lost art compared to how many people had the skill a …

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