Articles by Ted

Tips For Home Canning Sweet Foods

Who doesn’t love jams, jellies, pickled beets and other sweet goodies, especially if they’re homemade? As homesteaders and preppers, we’re all about storing our own foods. Different types of foods require different techniques. Home canning…


DIY Portable Wind Generator with Automatic Furling

I’ve just designed and built a practical, portable 12 Volt 17 Watt wind generator that is ideal (and appropriate) for setting up in campgrounds, parks, Earth Day exhibitions, research stations, and third world homesteads. On…




10 Ameizing Life Hacks from 100 Years Ago

In the late 1880s, cigarette manufacturers began inserting stiffening cards into their paper packs of cigarettes to strengthen the containers. It wasn’t long before they got the idea to put artwork, trivia, famous people, and…


7 Survival Life Hacks That Will Actually Help You

Being human dictates that we need to adapt, survival being the key to our existence which is why this really compact video of 7 survival life hacks can actually be extremely helpful to you. Whether…



Top 5 Lifeless Enemies Of Your Stockpile

In preparing against eventualities, it is important to be aware that incorrect storage and cold weather can wreak havoc on your stockpile. While you are busy getting your emergency items ready, here are a few…


Top 3 Alternative Energy Home Projects

With rising inflation and increasing prices on all utilities, it’s no wonder that many Americans today are looking for ways to cut costs wherever they can. In addition to being a great alternative for those…


4 Tips to Stay Motivated in a Diet

Deciding to go vegan is always the easiest part, but when it comes to action, changing your diet can become a little frustrating. This is because, in most places of the world, food represents a…