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Emergency Preparation Tutorials

This is a complete guide to setting up your solar power. Written in detail, in simple terms so that anybody can generate and store their own off the grid power supply. In this tutorial, I will show…


Don't know that I'd ever do this, but when it's zombie apocalypse I'll be glad I pinned this! DIY - Dinner Fork Door Lock

from The Prairie Homestead

How to Make Beeswax Candles

I didn't realize it was this easy to make beeswax candles-- it's pretty much melt and pour. And you can use any sort of cute container you have laying around.


Tutorial for making homemade pads. What do you think women used for pads for 1000s of years before commercially available (and environmentally unfriendly) pads became available? I know in ancient times women used sea sponges for their menstrual flow but otherwise cloth was used.

from The Elliott Homestead

How To Make Beeswax Candles

How to Make Homemade Beeswax Candles (ready for gifting!) | The Elliott Homestead