Duct Tape Tip for Backpackers

Carving a Pumpkin Dual Homestead Style

While I love October, I hate Halloween.  My wife says it is because I am grump and is not happy unless I do something for the date.  We compromise and I go about carving a pumpkin using exploding targets.. I…

Tappan on Survival

Tappan on Survival

Tappan on Survival is one of the greatest books ever written on practical survival is back in print for the next generation of self-reliant citizens! Mel Tappan was the godfather of the modern preparedness movement, and this classic collection of…

I have been doing a lot of painting lately, and to cut down on cleaning of my roller pan, I have started to line it with heavy-duty aluminum foil before using it. This aluminum foil painting tip saves an enormous amount of cleanup, and makes painting much easier.

Aluminum Foil Painting Tip

I have been doing a lot of painting lately, and I found a tip that cuts down on cleaning of my roller pan. I have started to line it with heavy-duty aluminum foil before using it. This trick is especially…

Growing Celery From Scrap

Growing Celery From Scrap

I have read all manner of internet articles telling me how to grow food from vegetable scrap.  Unfortunately my experience is, that the more something is posted the less likely it is to work because many sites simply copy and…