Monthly Archives: March 2011
Angela at Food Storage and Survival recently posted a great entry on practicing evacuations with the family: When it came time for the activity, I told everyone that we were going to pretend that we were sitting around the house … Continue reading
DDFD over at Self Reliance Exchange recently published a short post on the skills one can acquire by operating your own business, and emphasizes that having a side-business can help cushion against job loss. Speaking from my own experience, starting … 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
DDFD at Self Reliance Workshop posts a few thoughts on employment: If You Couldn’t Get a Job Ever Again . . . Do You View Yourself As “You, Inc.”? After two years of unemployment I’m starting to consider both posts … 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.