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Something new for the older girls. DIY Tin Can Grill – Top 33 Most Creative Camping DIY Projects and Clever Ideas

Natural bug spray for the garden. 1 gallon of water 2 cups of Dawn soap 2 cups of plain listerine type mouthwash 1 tsp cayenne pepper Mix together, put in a spray bottle. 10 Steps to Organic Gardening

Make Your Own Greenhouse

7 Deadly Weapons You Should Never Ever Make Out of Harmless Household Items - but may want to know...just in case?

how to collect and store seeds

Re-grow Romaine Lettuce Hearts

In case of emergency - a can of crisco, add a wick (or 2 or 3) - it can last up to 45 days.

I did not know this! Outdoor use. flies HATE pine-sol. Mix it with water, about 50/50 and put it in a spray bottle. Use to wipe counters or spray on the porch and patio table and furniture Drive them away!

How long does food last?

ZIP LOCK OMELET- Throw all your ingredients in a bag, zip it up and boil them. Each person can put different ingredients in and they cook at the same time! They cook for 6-8 mins and then slide right out of the bag- OMLETS

Simple DIY perimeter alarm with tripwire (for outdoors) Walmart has a package of multiples like these

How To Prepare For Any Disaster Part 3: Water Storage & Purification (This guy has a series of videos. I'd like to watch them all.)

organized closet pantry- sigh

The Best Foods Are Free! Edible Wild Plants

One year food storage, she breaks it down to just basics then gives you a list of add to on and what you can make with it

Keeping Bees

Food preservation

Multiple rain barrels stacked for higher water pressure (& greater storage volume)

Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners by Suzanne Ashworth and Kent Whealy

Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners by Suzanne Ashworth and Kent Whealy

A simple cloche made by cutting the bottom out of a milk jug may be all that is required to protect early garden plants from cold weather. They will give a two to three weeks head start when planting in the spring. Trying to plant more than three weeks early using this method is unlikely to be successful.

Rainwater harvesting

Homesteading, Gardening, Back to Basic Living.


DIY Firestarters using lint and toilet paper tubes Good for camping