Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Curing and smoking meat, a how-to and some bike pics

curing and smoking meat 

Inuit snow goggles

And just for the heck of it. :)
Celebrity bikers

Monday, February 27, 2012

Food, Gear review and self-reliance

 Happy Monday!

Good post on cast iron & dutch oven cooking.

Something to think about SHTF

Gear review: Victorio VKP 1012 Hand operated grain mill.

Carrot soup

15min. Buffalo chili

Edible plants from the Dirttime bunch

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Salmon recipe, Being prepared and a little history

I added a few historical and piratical blogs to my blogroll yesterday.  :)

First off from Being prepared is more than having a bug-out bag.

From one of the new ones, Pauline's pirates & Privateers. Sailor speak:Alarm

Another long named Salmon recipe, What's up with that?

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Old cartoons, self-reliance and more

Alternative uses for playing cards.

Adjusting survival plans

For those who want to be found, the signal mirror.   :)

The hot water bottle

On the mechanic shelf: How to change rotors.

A wealth of talent from the blog "Something wicked comes"

Saturday morning cartoons from Hermit Jim.

Intense Angler's tip of the week "Filming wildlife"

Medicinal: wintergreen

More Saturday morning cartoons:
Volume is low so please turn up

I have DVD of old cartoons, this is one of them. :)
sorry,low volume

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Well, that vacation didn't last long. :)

Well, I did say "possible last post"  didn't I?  :)

It's taking forever to post to all of the groups in FB that I belong to, so I'll just go back to what I was doing. Making blog posts and sharing that.

I just wish I can make money doing this, Any ideas?

Well, enough of the rambling, lets get on with the show.

Post on budget home security

12 prep tips for families.

More security tips

very funny video "senior moments"

Emergency car kit

This is a different one... Pick an imperfect retreat and make do.

That's it for now, I'll leave you with an Oldie. :)

Monday, February 20, 2012

Possible last post

Most of my posts are links to other informative sites and I've been sharing them on my Facebook page also.  No offense to readers  but I get more feedback from that site then here I',guilty of that too.  *blush*
So I started just sharing them on FB this morning and getting "likes". Not being narcissistic, just like knowing people are liking my stuff  and it's not a waste of time.

So please join me if you want at

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Friday, February 17, 2012

How to videos, Bike as BOV and the wild carrot

BOV:The bike

Tips on how to fireproof your home.

Summer Foraging: Wild carrot

How to make snowshoes

Primitive bushcraft snowshoes

How to make a simple water filter.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Preps, gear, videos and more

Lightweight cook gear

What are you preparing for?

2 tasty winter recipes from your preps.

February skill of the month from the Survival Mom: Knitting and Crocheting

From the Forager's digest: The Sassafras Tree

Planting eat

They don't make 'em like they used to.

Kinda long but some good ideas.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Motorcycles, food, self-reliance and more

Good post from Wood trekker on comparisons between modern and traditional Inuit cold weather clothing.

Picking the perfect hidden retreat location.

Knife review: The Hoodlum by Buck

Bark River Knives

Mediterranean veggie sandwich

Whole wheat waffle recipe

Making your own flour

Car Maintenance: 10 things not to put off

What to do when you're lost.

I wouldn't do this myself, but Dang! this was fun to watch.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

More of the old, some of the new

A note on.....pockets! 

What to do with your grey water.

Marten deadfalls

Very good post on getting kids to learn Self-Sufficiency

More on bartering and buckets

Guerilla gardening

Dutch oven cooking: Bread and biscuits

One of my other interests is motorcycles, I found a bunch of blogs yesterday so I'll be posting more links. Also, I'm looking for blogs on wrenching on cars, if you know of any, please let me know.

Here's 2 links from my cycle list.

Yamaha's XJR 1200  Mastino

Differentials for Dummies

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

In a funk

Been irritable, frustrated, mad etc. etc...... will blog again when I calm down.