Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bug Spray, My Variation

Here is the bug spray recipe I just made.  I have yet to test it, but based on other recipes I have seen, it should work.  I will test it this week and let you know. I used an 8 … Continue reading

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Condor Compact Assault Pack

I bought the Condor Compact Assault Pack without taking out a tape measure.  That may have been a mistake on my part, but it ended well so I am not complaining.  This is by no means a large bag.  I … Continue reading

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Latest Dollar Store Scores

Here is my latest treasure trove from the dollar store.  A couple weeks back when we were in the mid 80’s Homestead Mom had the kids help out with washing the car.  I realized that I didn’t have enough sponges … Continue reading

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How much is a pound of fat

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Blisters

My good friend and I went for an eight mile hike on Sunday morning.  We are preparing for a Go Ruck Light event, so we had weighted backpacks on and were clipping along at around a four mile an hour … Continue reading

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Maxpedition Micro Pocket Organizer, My EDC

I bought the Maxpedition Micro Pocket Organizer after realizing that that Mini wasn’t so mini.  As you will see in the video, it is well made, and holds a lot of stuff for it’s size.  Organization is made easy with … Continue reading

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How to Build an Inexpensive Hoop-Style Greenhouse

Originally posted on The American Resolution Preparedness Blog:
One of the most valuable assets in my garden is my greenhouse. It has allowed me to grow plants that I normally would not be able to grow, produce crops that the…

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Tired? Wake Up Early to Pray!

I have been feeling a little tired, mostly from being busy and feeling like I have too much to accomplish in a day.  I figure it is part of being a parent, I will sleep when they are older I … Continue reading

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Home Made Firestarter Burn Test

I made these firestarters and wanted to show a video of how long and high they burn, so here it is. I will try to make a video of how to actually make them soon.  

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Releasing the Queen

It has been two days since installing our package of bees, so I needed to release the queen from her cage.  I believe the reason for not releasing her immediately with the worker bees is that they need to get … Continue reading

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