Category Archives: Household

And again, this one’s about wells…

http://americanpreppersnetwork.com/2013/10/rehab-shallow-well.html

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You guessed it; I’m guest blogging again!

How to adapt a grain mill to a treadle base. http://americanpreppersnetwork.com/2013/10/adapt-grain-mill-treadle-base.html

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How to make apple cider vinegar

This, for me, is a free product.  It’s something that can be made out of windfall apples, the apples on your neighbor’s tree that they run over with the mower, or cart to the dump, or crab apples.  It’s incredibly simple, … Continue reading

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October 2013 update

Well, as it turns out, I am still gainfully employed, at least for another year. Yay! The word came down with only 10 days to spare that money was found for the position. They like me and find the work … Continue reading

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How To Drive Your Own Fresh Water Well

Originally posted on Duct Tape & Paracord:
Re-blogged from Backwoods Home Magazine: http://www.backwoodshome.com/articles2/mcdougall128.html By Len McDougall Issue #128 • March/April, 2011 The well point’s slotted holes permit water to enter, while stainless steel mesh inside keeps out abrasive sand. X marks…

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How to wash dishes with no running water

And another one! http://americanpreppersnetwork.com/2013/09/wash-dishes-running-water.html Thanks mom, for all those picnics at the lake lot! 😉

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How to use a bean pot

Guest blogging a bunch this week! http://americanpreppersnetwork.com/2013/09/use-bean-pot.html

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How to wash laundry with no running water

I’m guest blogging again! http://americanpreppersnetwork.com/2013/09/wash-laundry-running-water.html

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How to make Pectin

I’ve been on this “make the things you use” kick for a while now, but one of the things I use and had only a vague idea that I could make, until recently, was Pectin. I use a boatload of … Continue reading

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The basement, 1.5 years later

It occurs to me that I’ve not posted more basement pics lately. So, I’m going to walk you thru what I’ve got now, comparing it with the pictures from THIS earlier post.  So, without further adieu, here we go! In the … Continue reading

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