Canning foods you grew and harvested yourself is exciting and rewarding. After canning, you have rows of colorful jars lining your pantry ready to be enjoyed at any time. Just like any other food, however, home canned goods do not last forever. Use this guide to help you determine if your canned … [Read more...] about Jars of Canned Food: How Long Do They Last?
Safe drinking water is something preppers talk about a lot. There are many styles of filters and of course water can be boiled for sterilization, but what if you don't have a filter and your only available water is dirty? Distilling water removes the minerals leaving you with clean, safe drinking … [Read more...] about Prepper Tip: How to Distill Water
I dug into my prepper pantry the other day and found a couple of old bags of beans that were long past their use-by date. Seeing the beans reminded me of when my son was little and needed something crafty to do to keep him occupied, so I decided to do something a little useful with the beans. Candle … [Read more...] about Expired Beans and Peas: Candle Holder Craft
Now that October is fully upon us, fall decorating is in full swing. I typically love decorating my house with all kinds of pumpkins, gourds, leaves, and fall flowers. In fact, my husband and I usually take our daughter to buy a pumpkin or two the first cool weekend of every fall.I got a head … [Read more...] about Decorative Squashes: Are They Edible?
If you're in a hurry and looking for natural pest control products that have worked for us, check out our power rankings chart below.Rank Product Rating Price1 MILLIARD Borax Powder - Pure Multi-Purpose Cleaner 5 lb. Bag See Prices2 99% PURE BORIC ACID AKA Orthoboric … [Read more...] about Borax vs. Boric Acid for Pest Control: Safe and Effective?