There seems to be an interest in staying clean in an emergency situation. That said, I have selected 3 YouTube videos for food for thought. :-D The first one is a Yuppie outdoor shower. Not for emergency situations unless you have a generator. But heck, there is preparedness and then everyday … [Read more...] about 3 Off Grid Shower Ideas
I recently got a link to a lady who has been experimenting with a gutted toaster oven and tea lights. And I just had to try it in my toaster oven that I converted for rocket stove baking. Wow, it works! I did a little research and found there is a tea light oven out there called the Herc … [Read more...] about Off Grid Cooking With A Tea Light Stove
Thermal cooking has been around for centuries, but we are just rediscovering it. This is essentially crock pot cooking without the need for electricity. The Wonderbag is simply the next iteration of it. Here's How I Use My Wonderbag Get the food boiling and started for 20 minutes and then put in … [Read more...] about I Use My Wonderbag for Thermal Cooking and It Works Great!
Since Bev has asked, I'll add my own experiences with my Sun Oven...which I adore! As I've mentioned (I'm sure) I love my Sun Oven. We were somewhat new at this type of thing so we just bought what we believed was the best and at the time we had the funds to do so. So far we haven't taken it … [Read more...] about Solar Cooking with The Sun Oven (My Honest Experience)
WOW! Have a pop or a beer and heat too?! Yes, you CAN have it all! LOL :-D And More! And More!!! And YES MORE!!! Inspired? I am too! Coming soon, Bev's version of a passive solar Pepsi can heater... … [Read more...] about Pop Can Solar Heaters!
After doing the Off-Grid series with the masonry heater this just caught my eye! An inexpensive owner-built masonry heater that uses sticks like a rocket stove! "Rocket mass heaters" in a nutshell: heat your home with 80% to 90% less wood exhaust is nearly pure steam and CO2 (a little … [Read more...] about Off Grid Rocket Stove Mass Heaters