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Being here in tornado we have lost power more than once. Depending on the power company is not the smartest thing in the world. You should prepare your homestead to have adequete lighting in case you loose power at night, or worse-Days! Here is how you can make your own Mason Jar emergency oil lamp for dirt cheap.
Here on the homestead we have had several power outages. More than I am used to, and more than I think should happen. So I went on a search for a backup system for our home. That is when I came across this article on how to build your own uninterruptible power supply and thought it might be helpful to others out there looking for the same thing.
Upon moving into our new Homestead, we noticed a couple of trees down. I absolutly did not want them to go to waste, so one of our first chores was cutting them up and having our own winter wood supply.
ood storage is an important part of any home. You never know when the weather might go bad, or you loose a job. Dont forget about the self sefficiency aspect that takes a load off your shoulders knowing your family can eat for 3, 6, or 12 months without assistance from anyone else. I personally have about 8 months worth of food storage and 2 weeks water storage. Since we moved I havent had a chance to resupply our water. I had 6 months of water before the move. Ill show you my water storage project in a later post.
A 10 Day pack seems like a no brainer for $25. Why wouldn’t you do it? I too the advice from the Backwoods Home Magazine and did just that. No reason not to have a few of these and left in each vehicle for a “just in case” scenario.