We all have little problems that we'd rather do without: Accidentally hammering your finger, lighting a candle when you don't have any matches, forgetting whether you locked the door while you're on vacation, losing a piece of jewelry around the house, hiding your keys and phone while you're at the beach, carrying all the grocery... Read More
Not only is butter found in your favorite meals, dishes, and desserts; it’s also a great multi-use tool for food preservation, cleaning, medical needs and more. Check out these eight amazing uses for butter to help save time and money. These ideas will help you become more self-reliant and prepared.
Keep Mold Off Cheese
Is your cheese growing... Read More
Using a home canner is a great way to preserve foods in mason jars. Using a home canner can help you save money and become more self-reliant. However, not everything can be canned!
Home canners are great for canning certain vegetables and fruits but are unable to reach the heat required to properly can foods that... Read More
In the fall of 1964 a group of tourists were shipwrecked on an island in the south Pacific. When they realized that no rescue was coming, they worked toward surviving on this small remote island.
What was supposed to a short 3-hour tour turned into a dire survival situation!
One passenger on the ship, who had been... Read More
Hydrogen peroxide can be a great tool in your emergency pack. It has hundreds of uses that can help you clean and disinfect in any situation. Today, we will be dicussing how you can use it in an emergency and around the house.
Hydrogen peroxide has the chemical property of
It is a strong oxidizer and is... Read More
The idea for the Mylar blanket originated with NASA. In 1964 the organization was looking for a material that would insulate, be lightweight and very efficient. They invented the Mylar blanket (aka space blanket) and it has since been used on virtually every space mission. The shiny blanket lined the bottom of the Apollo lunar... Read More
Knowing how to make rope is a great skill to have in an emergency. You might be able to find weaker materials like twine, string, yarn, plant fibers or even plastic bags but they won’t be able to hold anything strong until they are bound together as rope.
Making rope is a great skill to know... Read More
Paracord can be an awesome tool in your preparedness arsenal. This durable nylon rope can be tied into tons of different designs including a paracord drawstring pouch, bracelet, strengthened cord, pouches and more. If you’re in an emergency, you simply unwind the strong cord and use it to bind, haul or anything else that you... Read More
There’s nothing better than a nice, fresh-tasting glass of milk to go along with those cookies. But did you know that you can get multiple uses out of that milk? You can use it for cleaning, first-aid, shaving and many other things.
Powdered milks can also play a great role in helping you around the house... Read More
Dental care is a necessary part of your health and wellness. Being able to provide your own dental care is a great way to establish your self-sufficency and save your family money.
Below are some ideas on how you can make your own toothpastes or take care of your teeth in a disaster.
Basic Toothpaste Recipe
• 1/2... Read More