Category Archives: Home Production & Storage
This weekend we entered contract to buy a house. It’s been a bit of a challenge, and it wasn’t looking good there for awhile. But we did it, and now we’re in the application and documentation stage. The first problem … Continue reading
With my new job comes relocation. I’m not looking forward to it, and other than my new job itself, it demands the bulk of my attention every day. There are a lot of decisions to be made, and a lot … Continue reading
American Prepper Network had a good article up today about emergency preparations you can make even if your living space is limited (or controlled, ie. strict rules). I think the main point of this article is that even this limited … Continue reading
I haven’t written anything about the Japanese earthquake so far. It seems almost mean-spirited to try to and find things they did wrong. The biggest lesson, really, is this: Sometimes it just doesn’t matter what you do. I’m sure there … Continue reading
I’m not sure this qualifies as “urban homesteading” to me, but this article gives some pointers on making the most of your space when seeking to become more self reliant: Urban homesteading may sound time-consuming, but the couple points out … Continue reading
MooMama over at American Preppers Network has a detailed post on how to preserve beans in five gallon buckets using mylar bags, complete with pictures. Definitely worth a read.