Category: Homes

TIPS: How to Homestead

Source: thereadystore.com By: Brandon Garrett Posted on: March 15, 2013 Homesteading has a rich history in the United States. The idea was used to populate and explore the wild frontiers of our country. However, in recent decades, the idea has transformed into something new. Below, we explain a little about what homesteading is and how you can do […]

PREPS: Family Disaster Preparedness

Source: parenting.blogs.nytimes.com By: KJ DELL’ANTONIA  Posted on: APRIL 8, 2014 < p> Eighty percent of the population would not survive the first 100 days of the apocalypse, Bob Gaskin, who served in the Marines and is the founder of the Black Dog Survival School, told an assembled crowd at the Third Annual National Preppers and Surivalist Expo in […]

PREPS: Forget Doom and Gloom … Preparedness is the Ultimate Act of Optimism

Source: thedailysheeple.com By: Daisy Luther Posted on: March 22nd, 2014 Does this sound familiar? You’re talking to a friend or family member who isn’t on board with preparedness.  (And it’s even worse when they think they know what’s going on in the world but garner their so-called “information” from network news sources.)  You try for the millionth time to get […]

SECURITY: 7 Home Fortification Tips For Anyone On A Budget

Source: offthegridnews.com By: Tara Dodrill Posted on: March 7, 2014 Home fortification is likely at the top of the preparedness “to-do” list. If you have very deep pockets, building a fortress is feasible, but for most of us, budget-minded tasks will have to do. Evaluating a home’s strengths and weaknesses is the first and most important step to […]