Tag Archive: self reliance

You Should Be Reading These Homesteading Blogs

You Should Be Reading These 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 if the information you are getting is trustworthy? Your first indication is your gut instinct. If it seems off or …

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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. Many lessons were learned and a general shift in mentality occurred during this time. Less was thrown away, more was recycled, reused, or done without. People learned to make …

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Mastering Skills for SHTF

Mastering Skills For SHTF   When it comes to survival, there are so many skills that will be important to have that no one person could know them all. There are, however, a particular set of skills that will increase your chances of actually making it through a disaster. These skills, while not all ‘hard,’ …

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Are you REALLY Ready to Go Off Grid?

Are you REALLY Ready to Go Off Grid? Thinking about going off grid? Are you really ready?¬†Going off the grid is something many people dream about but few ever accomplish. Those who decide to make the plunge will have a sharp learning curve, especially if they’ve never experienced off grid living before. Those who are …

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11 Manual Tools You Need Before SHTF

11 Manual Tools You Need Before SHTF Imagine the following scenario: You are in a long term disaster. There is no power, fuel is scarce, and you have to board up some windows, make repairs to the backdoor since the looters tried to get in last week, and your power tools all have dead batteries. …

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