Foraging for Red Bud Blossoms

In this episode, Christa talks about what makes REDBUD trees so special and how to forage for their sweet buds in the spring. Redbuds are found in almost every country of the world. They are very easy to identify, and good for food as well as many other uses. Also known as the Judas Tree, […]

How to Eradicate World Hunger . . . and Make Grandma’s Applesauce.

I promise to send out seeds the day they put me in charge! Until then, why not make Grandma’s wonderful, one-ingredient* applesauce? Nutritious, natural, sweet, delicious. . . what’s not to love? *One ingredient IF you have sweet granny smith apples like you see here. If you have foraged for crab apples or wild apples […]

Speaking of Socks and Underwear…

How to Prepare for an EMP

There is certainly a great deal more information we could cover regarding electromagnetic pulses and the use of a Faraday cage to protect your electronics, but this is just for those who have not been aware of the threat….or the solutions available. If you would like to learn more, check out the Wikipedia links below […]

Memorize in a Month – PSALM 121

How to Store Dried Beans

One of the simplest ways you can start prepsteading is to begin right where you are, with what you have on hand.  We will talk specifically about simplifying your home as a first step in a different post. Part of simplifying is becoming strategic about how you use space and assets already available.  That is […]

What to know when buying your first gun

What Food to Always Keep in the Car for Emergencies

Ok, this is your chance to chime in!  Have you tried SOS Bars? Perhaps Datrex bars?  What did you think?  Have you found something better? Considering size, weight,  calorie count, and temperature stability, I am pretty impressed with the taste and portability of SOS bars. Let us know what food you keep in the car! […]