How to Dry Your Own Fruit at Home in an Oven

Drying your own fruit at home is not a hard task and can be done rather easily using nothing more than just your oven. Although the process itself may take a few hours, it is pretty much hands-off so you can focus on your other preps while the fruit is drying. If you like to do large batches, we do recommend that you invest in a food dehydrator but if you just do a couple…

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Awesome DIY Smoke Bomb

When lost in the wilderness and in need of rescue, you need a way of alerting others to your location. I have come across many videos and articles showing different methods of making your own smoke bombs in the past but nothing that looks quite as effective as the one shown below by The Modern Rogue. Check it out, try it out! All you need is some sugar and potassium nitrate.

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Video: Vermiculture Made Easy

Vermicomposting, or vermiculture, is the art of using earthworms to turn your waste into earthworm castings. It contains more than 100 times as many beneficial bacteria and fungi as your usual soil. Along with this bacteria and fungi, it also contains plant growth factors and B vitamins, as well as high levels of soluble calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium. If you are looking for the perfect fertilizer, vermicompost is what you have been searching for…

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How to Keep Mice Out of the Home

Today I received an email from one of our readers that was looking for ways in which they can stop mice from getting into their home and destroying their hard earned preps. Mice aren’t the only pests that we must protect our stockpiles from but today, these little guys are going to be our focus. Never let this little furry creatures fool you, they can cause some serious damage to both your property and your…

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How to Make Vinegar at Home

Almost all prepper pantries are stocked with one variety of vinegar or another but did you know that you can save money by making your own vinegar at home? This guide will walk you through the easy process of making vinegar at home and although it’s fairly cheap to buy, homemade simply tastes better. The process itself can be sped up by using Mother Of Vinegar but for this guide we are going to focus…

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