New Affiliate: Safecastle Royal

We are very pleased to announce a new affiliate, Safecastle Royal! Safecastle is an excellent resource for the modern homesteader, prepper and/or survivalist.  Not only do they have awesome deals on a large variety of long term storage food, but they also have shelters, trailers, solar panels, battery backups, knives, camping gear, emergency gear and [...]

Canned Apple Pie Filling

It’s been a while.  Work has been kicking my butt.  Hey though, that’s what living the American dream is all about.  And what is more American than apple pie, right?  I was lucky enough to be given about 40 green apples because the people with the tree just didn’t know what to do with them.  [...]

Laptop bag review

Here is my review of the “M.O.L.L.E. TACTICAL LAPTOP/BRIEFCASE” from Survival Gear Bags

“Product Description from Survival Gear Bags

 

600 DENIER POLYESTER, PVC COATED LINING, LARGE MAIN COMPARTMENT WITH FLAP, REMOVABLE PADDED SLEEVE FOR LAPTOP, ZIPPERED FILE AND ORGANIZER COMPARTMENT WITH ID HOLDER, M.O.L.L.E. LOOPS ON BACK, 3 DETACHABLE M.O.L.L.E. POUCHES ON FRONT, [...]

Making Mint Jelly

I made mint jelly last night from mint in my garden and thought I’d share the recipe. Mint jelly is delicious if you haven’t ever had it. My wife’s favorite dish is lamb which just happens to be 500 times better with mint jelly. Mint jelly is also good with pork or on a cracker with cream cheese. [...]

Cardboard Can Organizer

My buddy Spartan over at TSP led me to this website awesome website Food Storage Made Easy and their plans for a cardboard can rotating rack. I love projects that involve recycling cardboard so I had to give it a shot. I had a left over box from a pressure canner and it was easily enough to make two can organizers, each of which should hold at least ten cans. [...]