Self-Suficiency


DIY solar cooking
Cooking with Grid Down There are many different ways to cook food when we don’t have the use of our stove or microwave.  Some of the methods are more reliable than other, and others still are more convenient.  Still, almost all of them can be useful when you lose power or gas service to your […]

Alternative Cooking Methods During Grid Down


Passive Solar Heating: Solar Thermal Energy for Hot Water: DIY Heating Element
Although it isn’t the largest bill in the home, hot water accounts for 10% of the energy consumption in the typical home.  This means that in just a year’s time, you could be spending up to $600 a year on hot water, which doesn’t even include the water you are using! Wouldn’t you like to […]

Passive Solar Heating: Solar Thermal Energy for Hot Water



Local Prepper Groups Meeting: How to Can Tomatillo Salsa Recipe: canned Salsa
One of the local prepper groups/survival/homesteading groups that I started had a meeting where we learned how to can salsa. I will include a link to the tomatillo salsa recipe we used, and some super awesome knowledge I learned along the way. The idea behind our local group is that it is separate from my […]

Local Prepper Groups Meeting: How to Can Tomatillo Salsa Recipe


Proactively Living Your Best Life Vs The Ill Prepared
[sociallinkz] Lets learn how to turn ourselves from reactive to proactively living your best life possible vs allowing us to become the Ill prepared.  If you follow this idea, it may not dramatically shift your entire life, but it will allow you to change a small part of life that will pay big rewards over […]

Proactively Living Your Best Life Vs The Ill Prepared



Urban vs Rural vs Suburban Living: Definition, Community, Comparison
[sociallinkz] Today I want to touch on the differences in urban vs rural vs suburban living. I want to give my basic, opinionated, and lay-person definition of them, give a comparison, and discuss some basic community structure. Remember that soon, there will be a sizeable gap in my posting.  I have decided to take some […]

Urban vs Rural vs Suburban Living: Definition, Community, Comparison


Water Reclamation & Conservation: How to Irrigate & Preserve 1
[sociallinkz] This post is mainly about greywater.  So why did I title it “Water Conservation?”  Because we need to understand that having greywater means that we have used water already.  I want everyone to understand that not using water is better than water reclamation.  I want everyone to know how to preserve water.  Only after this, […]

Water Reclamation & Conservation: How to Irrigate & Preserve






What Mead is Made From, How Do You Make Mead, Use in Survival
[sociallinkz] Ever wonder why you should be keeping bees? Back in the day (we’re talking medieval days) you never heard, “Give me ye olde beer.” or “ye olde wine.”  You heard, “Cometh hither, Winch.  Give me ye olde mead!”  If mead could be made in medieval times, it could also be made for survival.  That […]

What Mead is Made From, How Do You Make Mead, ...