This post has nothing to do with watering the garden, it is really about having fun with your kids, and doing things you love with the people you love.
I could have easily gotten the water hose and watered the garden in a quarter of the time it took to get the boy to grab the water sprinkler, but where is the fun in that.
I don’t prep because I don’t like people or because I am scared of the boogieman – heck I don’t even prep for disasters – I prepare for life. I prepare to be able to give my kid a good upbringing so that he learns how to think and do for himself.
I never want my son to use the words “nobody taught be how” as an excuse – I want him to havethe mental tools to see what needs doing and figure it out for himself – and he sure can’t do that if nobody teaches him the value of getting it done…
If you want a more watertight TP holder than the one we showed you a few months ago http://www.tngun.com/toilet-paper-tip/ , I have a more complex version.
This uses a 2-liter soda bottle, some string, tape and a ziplock bag. (more…)
When I saw this book in the paladin catalog, I knew I had to have it, with laws becoming more oppressive and politicians showing either a disregard, disrespect, or ignorance concerning our Constitution and the principles behind the document, I wonder how much longer sites like mine will be “tolerated”.
One self-reliant project that I enjoy, but haven’t got around to videotaping is home sausage making. I believe that the ability to cure and store meat is a vital skill to anyone interested in producing a majority of their own food (vegans and veggies excepted).
I can deal with a lot of things, but a life without bacon and sausage are just not worth dealing with (IMHO). All preppers need to know how to harvest your livestock and wild game (more…)