Making Kombucha

I have a new love and its name is kombucha. It’s a lacto-fermented beverage, dating back thousands of years. Yes, it kinda tastes like easter egg dye, but it’s fizzy and delicious at the same time. And it’s full of probiotics and helps right all the wrongs in your GI tract if yours is like… Continue reading Making Kombucha

Raised Gardening Beds from Repurposed Wooden Pallets

Project overview: To create a few simple, low-cost, raised-garden beds. Finished Product To create your planter boxes you’ll need the following: Tools:5 lb baby sledge hammer (short single hand design)Standard hammer Wooden pallets, number depending on how many planter boxes you wish to make. Step One: Break down pallets and remove nails. I started with… Continue reading Raised Gardening Beds from Repurposed Wooden Pallets

Homemade Granola Cereal

I’ve been experimenting with granola recipes and I’ve decided that granola is a very simple thing to create as long as you have two basic combinations to start. You need a ratio of about 1 cup wet ingredients (or less) to 7 cups drys. The more wet ingredients you add the chewier your granola is… Continue reading Homemade Granola Cereal

Homemade stove

Recently we posted a helpful “how-to” on making fire starters and our fellow prepper/ survivalist, Watchful, suggested making a little “stove” from an old tuna can and some cardboard. So…that’s just what I did, and thenwe tested it out. Here are the results… I started off by cutting some strips of cardboard that I rescued from the… Continue reading Homemade stove

Don’t get bitten

Cela arrive souvent à cette époque de l’année, vous bordez vos enfants, vous regardez un peu la télévision (généralement un film de zombie classé “B”), puis vous vous allongez et vous fermez les yeux pour la nuit, puis vous l’entendez (ou peut-être votre femme l’entend-elle et la porte-t-elle à votre attention), vous entendez un petit… Continue reading Don’t get bitten