Category Archives: DIY Projects

  • Survival Frog May 6, 2020

    Let there be light MacGyver-style: How to create survival lights from everyday objects?

    Knowing how to make light in a pinch is a key skill for any survivalist or really just anyone who doesn’t want to get caught unprepared in a crisis. So, whether you like hiking and need some survival tips, whether you want to know how to deal with a prolonged power outage at home, or… Read More

  • Survival Frog Apr 8, 2020

    Slow the Spread: DIY Cloth Face Masks

    As the coronavirus makes its way across our country, there are steps we should take to help slow the spread and flatten the curve. While we should all be actively practicing social distancing, which means keeping at least 6 feet of distance between yourself and another individual, this isn’t always possible.  Because of this, the CDC recommends wearing a cloth face cover when out in… Read More

  • Survival Frog May 22, 2018

    Build a DIY Greenhouse for Dirt Cheap

    Build a DIY Greenhouse for Dirt Cheap

    If you’re looking for a sustainable way to stockpile fresh fruits and vegetables without spending tons of cash, then consider building a DIY greenhouse. Don’t get me wrong; I think every prepper should have canned and freeze-dried food supplies available for short-term emergencies. But you’ll need a reliable food source to turn to when these… Read More

  • David Adams Apr 20, 2018

    5 Natural Insect Sprays You Can Make at Home

    5 Natural Insect Sprays You Can Make at Home

    You’ve worked hard on your garden… Months of your time and energy have gone into growing your plants, but you could be left with nothing after a swarm of ravenous insects attack your garden. Sure, you could use pesticides…but that’s toxic and you’ll eventually run out of them after SHTF. That’s why I recommend making… Read More

  • David Adams Feb 27, 2018

    5 Simple Ways Anyone Can Earn a Living Off-Grid With a Garden

    5 Simple Ways Anyone Can Earn a Living Off-Grid With a Garden

    One of the biggest reasons more preppers don’t transition to homesteading is that they don’t have a way to earn a living while being off-grid. Homesteading usually means living in a rural area, which means many people can’t keep their normal jobs. That’s why I wrote this blog post showing you 5 simple ways anyone… Read More

  • David Adams Dec 5, 2017

    8 Survival Uses For Feathers

    8 Survival Uses For Feathers

    When SHTF, you need to consider everything around you as a valuable survival resource. It’s even better if you can find ways to use things that are renewable, such as feathers. Feathers are a renewable natural resource you can find anywhere and are taken for granted in everyday life. However, I’d like to show you… Read More

  • Survival Frog Jun 3, 2017

    Outdoor Survival Hack: Make A DIY Compass In the Wild

    Outdoor Survival Hack:  Make A DIY Compass In the Wild

    Food, water, and shelter are important during a survival situation, but today I want to talk about how to make a DIY compass. Why? Because there are tons of emergency scenarios where having a compass to navigate with can help save your life. Just last month there was a hiker in Montana who “took a… Read More

  • Survival Frog Apr 19, 2017

    Survival Hot Tub – How to DIY

    Survival Hot Tub – How to DIY

    Would you like to relax in a hot tub after a long day of hard work? Soaking in a hot tub seems like one of the many things you’d have to go without in a SHTF situation, but it’s actually pretty simple to build your survival hot tub. You see, while researching a recent article… Read More

  • Survival Frog Apr 7, 2017

    How To Make Penicillin and Other Natural Antibiotics

    How To Make Penicillin and Other Natural Antibiotics

    Many preppers know about fish antibiotics, but there are plenty of natural antibiotics you can make or grow yourself. And yes, it’s true that your doctor can (and will) prescribe antibiotics if you ever get an infection, but there are two problems with relying on drug-based antibiotics. Number one, they’ll be hard to come by… Read More

  • Survival Frog Mar 31, 2017

    7 Trees Preppers Should Include in Their Survival Garden

    7 Trees Preppers Should Include in Their Survival Garden

    When planning out a survival garden, it’s important to think about the kinds of trees you want on your property and how they can come in handy when SHTF. Certain trees can provide food, fuel, shelter, and even medicine for you and your family during an emergency. And even if you don’t intend to grow… Read More

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