by Sandra There are many of us who are or have been classified as the working poor, meaning we are employed and we earn a few bucks above the national poverty level ($12,140 for a single person and $25,100 for family of 4---2018 figures), but we don’t earn enough to pay for everything, e.g., food, shelter, transportation, medical, child care, etc. We live … [Read more...] about Moving Toward Self-Reliance for the Working Poor
Here you will find articles on homesteading topics such as homestead setup and how to buy a cheap homestead. You'll also find articles on topics such as gardening, DIY projects, raising livestock etc.
by Christine W I once read a very interesting article from a survivor of the Bosnian Collapse in the late 90’s. This was a true end of the world as they knew it event, and it was fascinating and eye-opening to read. One of the things the man talked about in his extensive article was the most useful skills to posses. Medical knowledge was the highest on his list. Lacking … [Read more...] about What every prepper should know about common American plants and weeds for TEOTWAWKI survival
Have you ever dreamed of living in a tiny house? Maybe you’ve seen HGTV’s Tiny House, Big Living and Tiny House Hunters where they profile individuals and families looking to downsize and start life anew in a much smaller space. And something about those houses caught your eye. If you’ve dreamed of living a life of independence and self-sufficiency, tiny house living … [Read more...] about The Philosophy Of Tiny House Living – Things To Consider Before Going Tiny
You never know what life is going to throw your way. Whether your property runs on solar power, wind power, water power, the power company grid, or a combination you should expect something to happen regardless of how well you design your power system or how well the power company has provided power in the past. That is why you need a backup power system. You don’t want to … [Read more...] about A Backup Power Generator Is Crucial To Your Homestead and Emergency Preps. Learn Why!
Off-grid living will give you a life of security and freedom that few experience today. You will be living a sustainable life; a life where you are producing more than you consume. A life where you are not dependent on outside resources because you create your own resources. An environmentally responsible life that uses renewable sources to create energy. But when you’re … [Read more...] about Alternative Energy Sources For The Homestead Part Three – Water Power