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Month: February 2017

12 Must Have Items For Prepping For The Elderly

12 Must Have Items For Prepping For The Elderly

One of the areas of prepping that does not always cross one’s mind is prepping for the elderly. We all have older people in our lives who will need us in a situation or a crisis. Most of us are planning on our parents or grandparents joining us if they need a place to stay. We may have the elderly neighbor who may need our help. We may have an aunt or uncle who need us.The elderly have things they…

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Monthly Update From The Homestead – February Edition

Monthly Update From The Homestead – February Edition

February is here! The month of love, the month of cabin fever, the month of boredom…Actually, we haven’t had much in the way of cabin fever. The month started out cold, but today we will be in the 60’s for temperatures! In February! I will take it!Just to have a thunderstorm and snowstorm at the end of the month…February you fickle….We are just patiently waiting for Spring to come by trying to get stuff done indoors. We are still working…

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20 Things You Can Do On Your Spring Homestead

20 Things You Can Do On Your Spring Homestead

Spring! The promise of hope. The start of the growing season. The warmer temperatures and fickle weather. The possibilities of what can be done!I love Spring! Winter is over except for the possibility of a late snowstorm. Summer is coming. You can be outside most of the time without freezing your gluteus maximus. Which is a good thing because there is so much to do in the Spring on a homestead!20 Things You Can Do On Your Spring Homestead:1. Start…

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10 Lessons Learned From The Victorians, The Pioneers, and The 1800’s

10 Lessons Learned From The Victorians, The Pioneers, and The 1800’s

The Victorian age in Britain was a fascinating time. Many changes were made from the beginning of the century to the end. Britain experienced a massive industrial upheaval becoming more mechanized and more advanced as the century went on.In the United States, we went through many upheavals resulting in the Industrial Age at the end of the century. We were exploring the West as pioneers, experiencing mass immigration from other countries, went through the War of 1812, the Civil War,…

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How An Online Book Store Will Work For Me After The Collapse

How An Online Book Store Will Work For Me After The Collapse

As I have mentioned before, I have an online book store through Ebay. At any given time, I have at least 400 books and magazines listed with more always ready to be listed. I don’t just sell books and magazines, but that is my main focus. I really like selling on Ebay so I keep going.I believe in first, second, and third streams of income. I have a regular 7:30-4:30 job that provides me with insurance, 401K, and income to…

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Five Prepping Things To Accomplish In February

Five Prepping Things To Accomplish In February

February can be the most boring month of the year. You are still cooped up in the house. The snow and ice are still making their appearance. Valentine’s Day is still a holiday. You know blah, blah, blah.In other words, February is a prime month for cabin fever!As usual, though, I am here for you! I have five prepping things to do in February that will definitely help your preps as well as give you a piece of mind. I…

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