What if the electricity GOES OFF?

Issue #55 • January/February, 1999 of Backwoods Home Magazine Just as everyone was getting ready to throw the party of the century and millennium—out with the old and in with the new—someone springs Y2K on us. Power outages, banking woes, communication breakdowns, and even economic collapse are some of the predictions I’ve heard. There is […] Read more »

Are you a crazy Prepper

I’m way behind on being a crazy (Prepared) Prepper, I had better get busy. 45 MORE Signs That You Might Be One of Those Crazy Preppers Posted by: Daisy Luther | on November 12, 2014 A while back, I wrote an article called “30 Signs That You’re One of Those Crazy Preppers.”  Lots of readers […] Read more »

GoSun Sport Solar cooking

I saw this GoSun Sport and just thought I would include this on my blog, sounds nice, looks nice, seems kind of pricy for the size and it doesn’t seem like you could cook something big like a loaf of bread. Maybe something is in the works down the road, will see. Read on and see […] Read more »


Just thought I would post some info on the Sun Oven I haven’t tried cooking with solar power yet, but I would like to in the very near future and this would be a good start.   WHAT EVERY PENNY-PINCHER OUGHT TO KNOW ABOUT SOLAR OVENS… The internet is chock-full of plans and videos on […] Read more »

Off Grid Food Preservation Techniques

OFF THE GRID FOOD PRESERVATION TECHNIQUES Some of the methods of off grid food preservation are helpful if your able to stay put, such as a root cellar or even a Sun Oven but if your on the run dehydrating or smoking some meat are probably some of your only options.    Food preservation is […] Read more »

Solar Oven, kids version

Build a Solar Oven Solar Ovens… You can use the sun’s energy to heat up a tasty treat with this simple solar oven! This might be good cheap practice before maybe considering something a bit more elaborate, which you might need during a coming crises.            Materials: Cardboard pizza box (the kind delivered pizza comes in) Box […] Read more »