Canning Your Own Butternut Squash

Canning Your Own Butternut Squash. Learn more about this valuable gourd that you can grow in your garden, harvest, and then can for later meals.

Canning Your Own Butternut Squash. Learn more about this valuable gourd that you can grow in your garden, harvest, and then can for later meals.   Squash is one of those foods that can last a long time by itself but also jars up really well. With the bright colors of butternut squash, it can …

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Build a Grab and Go Binder for Emergencies

Build a Grab and Go Binder for Emergencies. Do you have copies of all your necessary documents in case you need to evacuate or your home is destroyed? | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Build a Grab and Go Binder for Emergencies. Do you have copies of all your necessary documents in case you need to evacuate or your home is destroyed? Something has happened that causes you to leave your home. It doesn’t really matter the details, only that you need to grab your important stuff as you …

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Grow Corn with the Hill Method

Grow Corn with the Hill Method. Corn is wind pollinated and each corn stalk must have plenty of other corn around it to assure proper pollination | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Grow Corn with the Hill Method. Corn is wind pollinated and each corn stalk must have plenty of other corn around it to assure proper pollination.   So, you want to grow corn. You have read all sorts of methods, including the three sisters one that was used by the Native Americans, but for whatever reason, …

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Tips and Tricks to Start Homesteading Today

Tips and Tricks to Start Homesteading Today So many people believe they can’t homestead because they don’t have 100 acres of pristine land (or even one acre) and a bunch of livestock. This is simply untrue! Gone are the days when the pioneers went west in search of a better future. You can homestead no …

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Find These Prepper Items at Garage Sales

You'll find these prepper items at garage sales. Look around, though these are indeed great prepper items, they will do well for homesteaders too | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Find These Prepper Items at Garage Sales   Though these are indeed great prepper items, they also will do well for homesteaders. When purchasing too!s in this economy, who has the money to buy everything they need new? I know I sure don’t. I came across this article the other day that I thought would …

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Having a Gun Doesn’t Mean You’re Prepared

Having a Gun Doesn’t Mean You’re Prepared There is a certain group of people who believe that they don’t need to be prepared for disasters because the government will swoop in, send aide, and fix it. There is another group that believes that they don’t need to prep because they have a gun. This is …

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New Ways to Use an Old Bucket

There are so many ways you can use an old bucket. Chances are pretty good that you have some laying around. Don't throw them out and read on for ideas! Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

There are so many ways you can use an old bucket. Chances are pretty good that you have some laying around. Don’t throw them out and read on for ideas!   Buckets are one of the oldest simple tools man has used. I can’t think of any home that doesn’t have at least one bucket style container …

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Make Hardtack: The Cracker That Lasts for Years

Make Hardtack: The Cracker That Lasts for Years Hardtack is one of those foods that you only hear about these days but for millennia, people knew and understood the importance of this incredibly simple food. With no refrigeration readily available, troops and sailors needed a food that would be filling and last a long time without …

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Survival Mistakes That Can Get Urbanites Killed

Survival mistakes that can get urbanites killed. Without a plan, they are actually decreasing their chances for survival at all, let alone doing well | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Survival Mistakes That Can Get Urbanites Killed   Some people claim they will just use their guns in an SHTF situation to get what they need. While others will be well stocked up on supplies but then they turn around and tell ten people about it. Others still don’t have a real plan for when/if …

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Don’t Forget to Prep for Fido!

In your efforts to get prepared and make sure there is a backup, additional stocks, and list of all the things you need. Don't forget to prep for fido! Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

  Don’t Forget to Prep for Fido! In our efforts to get prepared we make sure we have a backup, additional stocks, and lists galore of all the things we need and want. Don’t forget to prep for fido! It can be pretty easy to overlook the household pets while thinking about bandages and cans of food. …

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