The plant has small hair-like stingers containing a compound called, Formic Acid, similar to the compounds found in some insect stings. For some folks, this amounts to minor skin irritation, lasting several hours, while others may experience Continue reading “Medicinal Monday – Stinging Nettle”
Isn’t that a lovely quote? Yet, I wonder how many of you truly understand it and how it relates to prepping. Continue reading “Foraging”
Today we’re going to talk about Continue reading “Wild Wednesday”
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The other day Mr. Misty was out hunting and he brought back a present. No, it wasn’t a buck, but it was Continue reading “Foraging Friday – Blue Elderberries”
When it comes to survival, you have to plan for it and understand who (and what) you are planning for.
Be it any disaster: storm, earthquake, civil unrest…SHFT, our family has preparations for X number of adults and X number of children… and you’re not Continue reading “Survival Sunday – Look Who’s Coming to Dinner”
Have I mentioned how sore and worn out we all are? Homestead restoration is hard work and comes with a price, a non-monetary price, we are finding we didn’t budget for.
A couple of weeks ago, while researching for a post on St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum L.) (SJW), I found SJW isn’t only used Continue reading “Wildcraft Wednesday – Infusions & Tinctures”