Author Archives: David Nash

Fun Way To Water Your Garden

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…
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The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing, and Sausage Making: How to Harvest Your Livestock & Wild Game

How to Harvest Your Livestock & Wild Game

How to Harvest Your Livestock & Wild Game

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…)