Homesteading

Being able to DIY a lot of home repairs is a huge part of prepping for when SHTF. But do you know that you can actually DIY a lot of plumbing problems yourself without needing to be a DIY fanatic? What I realized when I became a dad is that a lot of plumbing problems […]

Read More

Knowing the best fruits and veggies to grow is important for every beginner prepper. After SHTF, food resources will become more and more scarce as survivors use up any remaining food they have stored or scavenged. SHTF Dad’s View on Gardening for Homesteading As a dad, one of my biggest fears is to not be […]

Read More

Gardening without soil is fast becoming a trend among urban dwellers as well as prepping and homesteading enthusiasts and for good reason. When I heard about the concept of hydroponics, the first thing that came to my mind was how cool would it be to be able to grow plants indoors without needing soil in […]

Read More

Preparing your garden for winter is an important step to remember in gardening. The season changes from summer to autumn. Vegetables are getting close to the end of their production period and leaves are beginning to fall from the trees. Winter is just around the corner. However, in order to winterize the garden before winter […]

Read More

Smart baking soda tips are all over the web these days but do they really work? I don’t know about what other blogs say but the 13 smart baking soda tips I’m sharing below work. How do I know? Even SHTF dads like me do housework from time to time. Why so many Smart Baking […]

Read More

Beekeepers are some of the most passionate hobbyists in the world. If you have any doubts, just ask the next beekeeper you meet to tell you about his/her bees. You may be in for a long conversation. But, why keep bees? What is so interesting about this common insect? Why Keep Bees? The Beekeeper’s Bible: […]

Read More

Beekeeping is an integral part of the homesteading journey. Consequently, there are many benefits to the beekeeper, the garden and the bees themselves. And there is a lot of joy in having bees in your garden, not to mention the delicious honey that can be harvested from the hives. Here’s how to start beekeeping for […]

Read More

As a dad, I’ve thought about how diapering would look if SHTF. Since disposable diapers will be one of the first things to fly off the shelves, what does one do when they’re all gone? Cloth diapering is the obvious solution. Are you aware of the benefits of cloth diapering? Do you know how to do it?  Would […]

Read More

Suburban preppers do not have the same freedom and space to raise livestock as we rural homesteading preppers. But even if you live in the suburbs, you could still keep some goats on the homestead. A couple dwarf goats could be a game changer for any family. To increase their level of self-reliance suburban peppers […]

Read More

When most people think of long term food storage, pantries filled with canned goods is what often comes to mind. However, we have to be very careful with what we store and buy. Things are not always what they seem. Companies often make the claim that their products have the famed “25 year shelf life”. […]

Read More