Category Archive: Homesteading

18 Firewood Storage Ideas

18 Firewood Storage Ideas Having somewhere to store your firewood is a must! I use an old shed that is full and really not working as takes to long to get in and get out with some wood thought a small shed door.. This is a project I will be making so I wanted you guys …

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How To Make Parmesan Cheese

How To Make Parmesan Cheese Parmesan cheese is the name of a few kinds of Italian extra-hard cheeses made of cow’s milk. It is usually the cheese to go with Spaghetti and other typical Italian pasta, but it also has many other uses. Parmesan is a part of Italian national cuisine and is usually grated. …

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Water Filtration for Emergency Preparedness

Water Filtration for Emergency Preparedness Bad weather, civic emergencies, or being stuck in the wilderness are just a few of the reasons why it’s a good idea to have a water filtration system.. Regardless of the climate zone, a human needs to meet a certain level of water intake daily. Without proper fluid intake the body …

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Living Off Grid – A Home Made Deep Well Pump

Living Off Grid – A Home Made Deep Well Pump I found out while searching for a deep well pump what a bunch of you did as well I’m sure. They are EXPENSIVE. Now my well isn’t overly deep but I wanted it to be frost free. That requires pumping the water from the bottom. …

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Canning Recipe – Peach Vanilla Bean Jam

Canning Recipe – Peach Vanilla Bean Jam There are principles of canning, and they need to be carefully followed to ensure quality preservation of the food and safety for those who’ll eat it. (Note: the Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving is a great book for anyone embarking upon a canning adventure. Their recipes are basic and …

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How To Convert Your Lawn Mower Into A Generator

How To Convert Your Lawn Mower Into A Generator You may not know it, but your lawn mower can be converted into a generator that will provide auxiliary power to your home during an emergency. This conversion, which can be handled by most do-it-yourselfers, is accomplished by re-purposing the motor and adding an additional power …

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