11 Survival Uses for Coat Hangers

Let me start this article with a real jaw-dropper: coat hangers aren’t used solely for hanging clothes. Mind-blowing, isn’t it? Truth is that I really wanted to write this...

DIY SHTF Healing Salve

When I grew up my mother and father seemed to have a salve for everything (which we pronounced 'sav'). When I and my siblings fell over, they applied a...

61 Fruits and Veggies You Can Grow in Buckets

I have a small lot with two big oak trees, and some fruit trees I have planted. And there's plenty of daylight, and rake leaves. But much of the...

You Pass by This Plant Everyday Without Knowing How to Use It When SHTF

When doctors do not exist and all pharmacies are closed, how do you cope with pain? Luckily, Mother Nature has sent us a wonderful salicin-shaped analgesic. Salicin is a compound...

Potassium Permanganate: Why You Need It in Your Survival Kit?

Potassium permanganate is arguably one of the most useful ones as a survival material. The compound's 4 oxygen atoms are the secret to its action and its applicability in survival....

How To Make Dandelion Honey Butter

Birds chirping, grass turning green, people gathering outside, moods seem to be rising ... all signs mean it's spring! Yeah, and let's not ignore one of the most visible...

How to Cook Spring Nettles

Nettles are high in iron, potassium, manganese, calcium, vitamins A, C and protein (a whopping protein of 25%). Nutritionally, nettles are better than spinach from Popeye: higher in protein,...

How To Stockpile Lard, The Calorie Rich Survival Food Of The Great Depression

During the great depression, suicides exploded. The stats are fairly alarming. They state 22 people per 100,000 committed suicide in 1928. These suicide jumps have occurred over time and...

20 Foods You Can Preserve in Pantyhose

Wearing pantyhose is something that with the traditional 9 to 5 has gone more or less by the wayside, but you just shouldn't throw your favorite pair of worn-out...

Make Your Own Peppermint Oil – The Best Insect Repellent

Mint is one of the easiest herbs to grow, if left unchecked, sometimes they take over garden patches. Fresh or dried, all varieties of mint have innumerable uses. This recipe...