In this article, I show you how you can make distilled water at home with nothing more than a pot and some ice.
Resourcefulness, creativity, hands-on skills, knowledge, self-sufficiency and sustainability are but a few of the things preppers can learn from watching the BBC series Wartime Farm.
Stuck in the suburbs? Want to be more self-sufficient? Are you longing to get back to a simpler time? This article will show you all the different ways you can homestead while living in a city.
If you've decided to embrace the car free lifestyle, but don't know how to start, this article is for you. If you're already living without a car and finding it difficult, this article can help make it easier. Read on . . .
Nature inspired homes, modern architecture, upcycled houses and bizarrchitecture. Explore the possibilities for unusual homes and weird houses from some of the world's most creative architects.
Building new water sources costs billions of dollars that most governments don't have, but reusing waste water can help relieve that need. This article covers home greywater and blackwater systems.
Chopping firewood is fun, it's great exercise, and if you use wood to heat your home and you're not chopping yet - well, it's high time you learned that firewood should warm you twice! Here's just about everything you need to know to get choppin'.
My family has been successfully living off the grid for over ten years. Here's how we put nature to work to support our off-grid lifestyle, including solar lights and appliances indoors and outdoors.
A military wife who has moved more times than she can count provides 8 unconventional tips on how to make your move less stressful.
We live off the grid so we harvest and store our own rainwater. Here's how we set up water storage tanks to collect enough rain to supply our home and gardens. Instructions and photos.
I bought this multi-tool as a gift for someone, and my short experience with the product definitely grabbed my attention.
Do you want to get some upper body exercise? Well forget the chain saw and cut logs for your wood burning stove with a bow saw. Much safer than a machine and a great aerobic workout!