kevin rockwell

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Aug 25

Natural Remedies for Chapped Lips

lips

Since I spend so much time outside in all weather, I am always fighting chapped lips. While it’s not a life threatening issue, chapped lips are irritating, and can be painful. Luckily they can be treated, and even prevented with natural remedies for chapped lips. First of all… stop licking! Licking your lips is the …

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Aug 18

The Mighty PowerAll PBJS12000R Rosso Red/Black Portable Power Bank and Car Jump Starter

PowerAll Power Charger

The PowerAll PBJS12000R Rosso Red/Black Portable Power Bank and Car Jump Starter; How can something so small do so much? When I first saw the  PowerAll PBJS12000R Rosso Red/Black Portable Power Bank and Car Jump Starter I thought… NO WAY can that little gizmo jump start my car! But… it can! According to the manufacturer, …

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Aug 12

Saving Seeds

saving seeds

Saving seeds from your garden is a great way to insure that you have a great supply of seeds for next year. But… how do you do it? Note- It is very important that the vegetables be mature before you harvest them for seeds. I know the 2 foot zucchini tastes bland, but you can’t …

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Aug 07

Prepper News of The Week

Prepper News and Views   Keeping you up to date on the latest news about the Prepper subject. It is important to stay on top of news and updates so that you are aware of what is going on so you can be ready.   Rumor Check: Is There a $500 Reward for Reporting Neighbors …

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Aug 06

Waterbrick Review – do you need this in your cache?

waterbrick review

You can have all the food, knives and Paracord in the world, but without water, you will die. The recent water issues in Toledo, Ohio remind us how incredibly precious this essential item can become. If, from one day to the next you couldn’t drink the water coming out of your tap, would you be …

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Aug 06

twentyfivepercent

Thank you for checking into our special End of the Summer offer on our Essential Seed Kit that we offer for Preppers and Homesteaders. This special collection of high quality vegetable seeds will grow a large garden for you and your family in times of need.   25% Off till the end of August! How To Redeem… …

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Jun 04

Geocaching! A Fun Way to Practice Orienteering

geocache

Geocaching teaches Orienteering, aka. finding your way around with coordinates. It’s a useful and practical skill for anyone. The problem with useful and practical skills is that teaching them to kids can feel a bit like school. Sit your kids down and say “today we are going to learn….” and you might be met with some …

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May 28

Lifestraw Water Bottle- The Filter Water Bottle for On the Go

lifestraw water bottle

Most of us know about Lifestraw. It’s a phenomenal invention! The personal drinking device that filters bacteria and microbes out of water while you suck it up was designed for emergency situations or areas of the world that have been stuck by disaster. The Lifestraw company even gives away a device in the third world, …

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May 21

Quick Clot for Your Prepper First Aid Kit

quick clot

When I first learned about Quikclot, I was intrigued… a medical dressing that actually stops bleeding? What is it? How does it work? Is it available for anyone? After a bit of study, I decided to buy some for our home First Aid Kit, and for our Bug-Out-Bags. Luckily, we haven’t had an injury to …

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May 21

Seed Vault

Have you got a survival seed vault for your prepper cache? This kit contains 16 essential vegetable seed packets that will allow you to grow up to an acre of food for your family in times of need. These are top quality seeds and they contain all heirloom seeds, non-GMO, and non-hybrid strains. So you …

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