Homesteading

Rural Land for Bug Out Location: A Response to Suburban

by ST September 20, 2011 Bug Out
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This article is a response to Suburban’s May 31st article “Thinking About Buying Rural Land for Your Bug Out Location”. A good article certainly. I too have been looking into the possibility of buying some undeveloped (“raw” as Suburban puts it) land, both as a BOL and simply a second get-a-way home for the family. […]

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What Would You Do If Technology Failed?

by suburban October 25, 2010 Homesteading
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Recently, I picked up the book “When Technology Fails” although I have not started reading it yet, I came across this video this morning, and wanted to share it with you. Before I even start to read When Technology Fails, I was starting to ponder, what might happen if it were to fail.  I don’t […]

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100 Skills Every Man Should Know.

by suburban August 6, 2010 DIY
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Yes, I said every man, however, I believe that many women should know these as well.  Especially if they are preppers or survivalist types.  Don’t get excited, they are not all skills that require welding or something like that.  They are skills that just make sense to me, and I wanted to share them with […]

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Know Nothing? Buy a Book…

by suburban August 5, 2010 Books
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It’s no secret that most people in the suburbs here in NJ get out of bed at 5:00 / 5:30 a.m., shower, and saunter their way to the train, bus, or car to commute their way to work every day.  Most days it can take 30 – 120 minutes depending on the traffic here to […]

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How Stocked Should a Bug Out Location Be If You Have to Bug Out?

by suburban August 2, 2010 Bug Out
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This is a thought that hit me this weekend as I was surfing the Web for survival topics so I could learn something new.  I was looking up Bug Out Locations, and it hit me that, we (I) discuss prepping your primary home with preps primarily for Bugging In.  But I started giving more thought […]

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DIY – Build a Barrel Smoker for your Bug Out Location

by suburban July 8, 2010 DIY
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Hopefully by the end of this you will be able to build your own BBQ smoker out of some barrels.  I believe this smoker is called an offset drum smoker.  With it you can smoke meats and foods.  It uses charcoal and fruit wood as fuel/smoke. How to build a barrel smoker – More DIY […]

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Bug Out Location or Homestead for $3000.00?

by suburban June 22, 2010 Bug Out
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I found this document on Scribd.com and thought I would share it with you.  It is a document by a gentleman named James M Dakin who writes the Bison Survival Blog. Homesteading-for-3000 Dollars – This is a PDF that you can download and keep.  You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read it.  Get it […]

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