‘Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised by anything in between.’Maya Angelou
When it comes time to live off of your survivalist food stores, you will likely see some changes for you and your family at mealtime. You can no longer run down to the corner store for ingredients to go in a recipe. You will need to already have the ingredient or just make do without it. So, which prepper recipes will you need on hand for cooking?
You’ll definitely want to look for the types of recipes that can be made with just a few ingredients and for meals that are nutritious. You will also want to locate recipes for meals your family loves.…
You can start a vegetable garden on your balcony, backyard, or front yard. So, no matter how small your outdoor space is, you can get started with what you have.
As an urban homesteader, I’ve even grown vegetables in my apartment next to a very sunny window. Herbs and tomatoes grow well in this sort of space. Regardless of the amount of space you have or the types of things you’d like to grow, there are a few things to keep in mind for every beginner vegetable garden.…
If a natural disaster strikes and you’re forced to make do without the luxuries you’ve been accustomed to, would you be able to survive? Disasters of all kinds seem to be more common these days, from major weather events to riots, to financial crisis.
To be prepared to survive, you’ll need to learn survivalist skills. And if you have some survivalist skills already, you’ll want to hone those skills. You want to make sure that you’re prepared to live off the grid if you have to.
Gaining the skills that you need can come from a variety of different sources. Some people prefer to take the do-it-yourself approach to learning survival skills – so they set out to learn from other survivalists.…
Basic Survival Skills
What basic survival skills will you need in order to survive in the event of an emergency or natural disaster? You’ll see that this list isn’t only made up of survival skills that will help you physically–think fire-starting and self-defense–but also basic survival skills that will allow you to mentally be prepared for the present and future.
We cannot stop natural disasters but we can arm ourselves with knowledge: so many lives wouldn’t have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness. – Petra Nemcova
Do you dream of one day having a homestead, a piece of land to be able to grow things and maybe raise animals on? One day can seem like a distant dream, but if you take steps to work toward that dream now, you’ll feel like you’re actively working toward something, not to mention how much easier it’ll be once you’ve acquired a few homesteading skills (before you even have a homestead).
If you live in a city or suburb, as I do, it may seem like it’s impossible to work on your homesteading skills. It turns out that there are quite a lot of things you can do now to prepare for your one day homestead.