Penny stove? I was confused too but Sensible Prepper made a wonderful video tutorial that helped straighten me out. This little ‘contraption’ is perfect for campers and hikers alike. It can be a mini heater or a tiny cook stove. It runs for about 12 minutes and can be used more than once. This is … Read more Penny Can Stove Tutorial
My husband would put a padlock on the thermostat if he could. I like it toasty warm and he would live in Antarctica if he could. Our house is littered with heating blankets, regular blankets, sleeping bags, and slippers but sometimes you just need to flip the switch and crank up the heat! I think … Read more Make Your Own Heater Out Of Flower Pots
Do you believe the world is going to be thrust into chaos soon? Do you watch too much Walking Dead and think the zombie apocalypse is on it’s way? Is the biblical rapture coming? Perhaps you believe global warming will set off a catastrophic set of events leading to disaster on a global scale. Maybe … Read more An Emergency Shelter Fit For A King
There are some scary statistics about burglary out there. You probably didn’t realize, a burglary is committed in the United States approximately every 15 seconds. 60% of burglaries involve forcible entry. In other words they kick in a door or break through a window into the house. Which means 40% of the burglaries occurred because … Read more Awesome Ideas For Deterring Home Burglars
No birthday is complete without a delicious cake. Yum. It’s not a party without whipped sugary goodness. I think birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake and that is fine by me because it’s one of my favorite foods. There are so many elaborate and fantastic cakes out there. The tutorials … Read more Birthday Emergency? Try This No-Bake Cake With Just Two Ingredients
Are you prepared for disaster? Tornado, flood, zombie apocalypse, nuclear bomb. I have bottled water and a purifier, some dehydrated food, and a lot of survival knowledge. My parents live in the middle of nowhere, off the grid, so we would probably head there. Any of you heading to your emergency underground home/bunker? Probably not … Read more This Hatch Takes You Deep Below Ground. What’s Down There Is Jaw Dropping!
Oranges are delicious; they are high in vitamin C and full of health benefits. And now there is another reason you should keep your pantry stocked with them! Besides helping with cholesterol and eliminating carcinogens from the body (just to name a few reason they’re healthy) they can be used to make candles! Yes it’s … Read more Turn An Orange Into A Candle?!
I think I’m going sledding this weekend. Or maybe ice skating. I love outdoor activities like that but cold and snow are only good in small doses; then I want to be warm again! I turned my heater up an hour and a half ago and it has only bumped up two degrees. Unacceptable! I … Read more How to Heat A Room With Candles
In an emergency, a little bit of light can make all the difference. It will make you feel better at least. It’s a good idea to always be prepared but here is a good go-to DIY butter candle from Instuctables in case the power goes out before you make it to the store. This is … Read more DIY Emergency Blackout Butter Candle
The wilderness is a beautiful and dangerous place. The more you know, the more fun you can have while exploring it. All this extra knowledge will also increases your chances of survival. Household Hacker has thought of some clever tips and they were so kind to share them with us! Check out these tips! HouseholdHacker … Read more 7 Life Saving Survival Hacks
Our power recently went out during a strong winter storm and we were stuck using our battery powered head lamps to get around the house. We did have a couple candles but they were just tiny tea candles that don’t last long at all. It got me thinking about what we would do if the … Read more Make Your Own 50 Hour Soy Emergency Candles
We have featured a ton of secret room ideas here in the past with the most popular being bookcase doors and under the stairs ideas. But this one takes the cake for sure! I have never seen the entrance to a hidden room inside a kitchen island… love it! Get more details on this build … Read more Kitchen Island Secret Room Access