Category Archives: Do It Yourself

Herbal Gifts Handmade!

Herbal Gifts Handmade!
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Listen in player below!

Handmade Herbal GiftsCalling all DIYers! Want some ideas for frugal, quick-to-make holiday gifts? You still have time to to make loads of handmade, natural, herbal gifts. Be sure to listen to Herbal Prepper Live this Sunday to learn how. Continue reading Herbal Gifts Handmade!

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Got Homestead Land? What to Do Next

Got Homestead Land? What to Do Next

Got Homestead Land? What to Do NextIf you own land whether it be a quarter acre or one hundred acres, you can create your own homestead. The essence of homesteading is to focus on increasing what you’re able to produce yourself and reducing the number of store-bought things you consume. How you do this, to what extent, and in what order, is totally up to you and will depend on your long-term vision for your homestead. Once you have your land, here’s what to do next to use your homestead efficiently without blowing a hole in your savings account. Continue reading Got Homestead Land? What to Do Next

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5 Cheap Survival Projects to Make Right Now!

5 Cheap Survival Projects to Make Right Now!

5 Cheap Survival Projects to Make Right NowIf you’re prepping to bug in in case of a major disaster (like most preppers do), you’re probably wondering what piece of gear to buy next? I know spending is fun, but the thing that’s more important is to have survival skills. Besides, some of these items are insanely expensive, they just aren’t worth the money considering you can make them yourself for a fraction of the cost.

In what follows, I want to give you a few easy survival projects you can do without breaking the bank. They’re actually useful, meaning you’re not doing this just for practice. Some of them are even suitable for kids – a great way to introduce them to prepping.

#1. Make an Altoids Tin Oil Lamp

Though altoids tins are most often used by preppers to keep their mini first aid kits, they also make perfect lamps.

The basic idea is to melt the wax of several candles (into a jar or something) by putting it in a pot filled with water on a stove. Once you melt the wax, you pour it into the altoids tin, but not before you glue the candle wicks to the bottom of the container. Continue reading 5 Cheap Survival Projects to Make Right Now!

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The Survival Entrepreneur!

The Survival Entrepreneur!
Jamea Walton “I Am Liberty” Audio in player below!

The Survival EntrepreneurThere are lots of people out there making varying degrees of money from the survival niche. Whether its owning a blog, writing a book or even some level of training or consulting there is money to be made. There are even people making decent money with YouTube and survival content. You could also invent something great to affect the survival industry. Either way there is money to be made if you have great content or Continue reading The Survival Entrepreneur!

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How to Make a Snake Trap Even with Household Items?

How to Make a Snake Trap Even with Household Items?

We may not come across snakes every day, but that doesn’t make them any less important. Snakes are nothing like other animals, right? The kind of fear we have for them is completely different, mainly due to their venomous species. So it doesn’t matter if you’re an outdoor enthusiast or not; Continue reading How to Make a Snake Trap Even with Household Items?

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Bushcraft 101

Bushcraft 101
John Smith “Disaster Prep Guides” Audio in player below!

Bushcraft 101Bushcraft is a term for wilderness survival skills that was originally created in Australia and South Africa. There are some areas in Australia that are called “The Bush,” which is an area that is mostly wilderness. If you are lacking the needed survival skills, you may encounter some situations that may be “life or death.” Whether you are an experienced Bushcrafter or wanting to learn, they are several Continue reading Bushcraft 101

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Distill Your Own Fuel, Ethanol to Alcohol!

Distill Your Own Fuel, Ethanol to Alcohol!
Host: Nick & Don “We Grow Ours”

Can you make your own fuel – at home?
Distill Your Own Fuel, Ethanol to Alcohol“Make Your Own Fuel! Alcohol Fuel Basics What if there were a fuel that was affordable, renewable, and produced right in your own community? If you’d lived 100 years ago, you would have known all about it. It was called alcohol, and it was clean-burning, generally sold as lamp fuel. Only recently have we taken a renewed look at alcohol — now more commonly known as ethanol Continue reading Distill Your Own Fuel, Ethanol to Alcohol!

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Survival Hacks! on I Am Liberty

Survival Hacks
Host: James Walton “I Am Liberty” Audio in player below!

Survival HacksAll over the internet people are doing things that are truly noteworthy in the survival realm. Its very interesting to scroll through the numerous websites filled with survival hacks. In a capitalistic society like ours we often forget that there are options outside of buying the things we need for our survival. After looking at some of these various survival hacks you may be surprised to find that you have more options than you once thought. Continue reading Survival Hacks! on I Am Liberty

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Holiday Herbal Gifts Part 3 “Salts”

Holiday Herbal Gifts Part 3 “Salts”
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio in player below!

Holiday Herbal Gifts Part 3 "Salts"Wrapping up this series on herbal gifts, the focus is on salts. Salts of various types make great, quick, natural, and non-toxic, handmade gifts. Best of all, they are easy.

By definition, a salt any chemical compound formed from the reaction of an acid with a base, with all or part of the hydrogen of the acid replaced by a metal or other cation. The recipes in this episode Continue reading Holiday Herbal Gifts Part 3 “Salts”

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Minimalist Prepping!

Minimalist Prepping!
Tom Martin “Galt$trike” This show in player below!

Minimalist PreppingOn the following episode of Galt Strike I have Bob Hawkins again to discuss minimalist prepping. Do we really need so much stuff? How about prepping with much less? I always get asked what is the best thing to invest in prepping. My answer is always skills. Continue reading Minimalist Prepping!

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Best Free Preps!

Best Free Preps!
Highlander “Survival and Tech Preps

Best Free Preps!This is all about those free preps you might not have known you can get for… well free! What about all those different items that you can reuse for prepping? Not only the reuse but also what we can do to make a little extra money for our prepping needs. The need for preps can really have an impact on our wallet when we are on Continue reading Best Free Preps!

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Success and Survival Medicine!

Success and Survival Medicine!
Tom “Galt Strike

Success and Survival MedicineHave you ever been interested in the medical industry?  Have you ever wanted to become a Doctor or a Nurse?  Or maybe you want to write a book and don’t know where to start, or maybe even develop your own board game.

So what do all of these things have in common?  Listen in to this live interview with Dr Bones and Nurse Continue reading Success and Survival Medicine!

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