Borax is the industry name borate, a mineral that occurs naturally. It is an affordable alternative cleaner that has countless uses around the house. Because it does not go bad and has many different uses – including cleaning and stain removal – Borax is an excellent item to have on hand in case of a... Read More
When you are in a survival situation, knowing how to fish can get you a great source of high-energy protein quickly and easily. But let’s say you are in a survival situation and don’t have any fishing gear such as tackle, line, or hooks. What then?
Knowing a few basic techniques for catching fish without gear... Read More
You may not have ever thought that WD-40 could be used for more than loosening up rusty parts or greasing up your bike chain. In fact WD-40 can be used for many purposes that might just lead to your survival. Here are 13 WD 40 uses that you can re-purpose help you in any situation... Read More
Lemons are one of those great tools that can help you save money and become more self-sufficient. Knowing its multiple uses can help you become more self-reliant when you are cooking, cleaning, using first-aid or homesteading.
Check out these amazing uses of lemons below and add your own at the bottom!
Disinfect Cuts and Scrapes
This might burn... Read More
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 discussing 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
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