It can get tiring trying to keep up on prepping. It’s sometimes overwhelming. All the projects, all the gear, all the effort. The key is to do something every day. Sure, with work schedules and family obligations, we can’t work at large
While the grid is up and running, preppers are taking the time this fall processing food for long term storage. They’re canning, dehydrating, and filling the root cellar. It’s a daunting task and takes up a lot of time, even with electrically
Stocking up your prepper pantry can be a huge drain on your time and money. While shopping local grocery sales is a great idea, and where we recommend most preppers start out, other options, such as freeze dried foods should also be
It’s been a busy few days here in the CPN kitchen. Harvest season has begun, and even without the full garden this year, many grocery stores are advertising some produce on sale. This week for us, it was green and yellow beans
This article comes with a bit of sleep depravation, as a good part of my night last night was spent on tornado watch. This morning finds our little town strewn with downed trees and spotty electrical service. The whole night was spent
Until recently, off grid laundry was done with a wash tub and board. While this does work for cleaning your clothes, it is labour intensive and rinsing/wringing are an absolute pain in the neck. This ends now with manually powered washing machines.
It’s that time of year again! The snow has all but gone, the sun brings warmer temperatures, and the sky brings lots and lots of rain. That’s right folks, it’s spring flooding season!
It’s that time of year again when the “to do” lists seem to grow beyond control. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with project lists and get discouraged. Prioritizing your projects can help you get the most important jobs done and leave the
Two days ago, on April 21st, the sun belched forward a CME that has reached Earth earlier than expected, and this one has some clout behind it. Notices started hitting my inbox just after 10 AM today. Those first notices went mostly
A quick reminder – If you send in a password reset request, please be sure to include a VALID e-mail address. We have been responding to a number of password issues, only to have the e-mail bounce back on us due to