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Nov 11

Prepper Videos

Sharing some Prepper list videos today. 7 Worst Rookie Prepper Mistakes and How to Avoid Them http://www.survivalnewsonline.com/index.php/2014/02/the-7-worst-rookie-prepper-mistakes/ Survival Tips S1 E12. Snoman discusses the 7 worst rookie prepper mi… Read more … Another Prepper essentials list… 10 Items a New Prepper Needs In this episode, we review 10 items (plus 1 for extra credit) that …

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Oct 09

Rosemary- Your Herbal Medicine Cabinet

Rosemary

Here in California, Rosemary grows like a weed. You find in edging gardens or filling in spaces in public plantings. But, it is much more than an evergreen shrub that smells nice. Rosemary is a woody and fragrant herb useful for cooking and medicine. It’s straightforward and easy to grow, and looks nice most of the …

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Sep 30

Don’t Just Prep During Emergency Preparedness Month

winter storm

It’s the last day of Emergency Preparedness Month… but don’t start thinking that you are DONE! This is a good time to make sure you have your house in order, and are set for Winter. Some Things You Can Do…. Change out the Water in your Water Storage Containers Check the seals on your jars …

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Sep 29

The Dehydrator Bible Review

The newest addition to my kitchen library is the very complete “The Dehydrator Bible” by Jennifer MacKenzie, Jay Nutt & Don Mercer. I love my food dehydrator, but never felt like I was making the most of it. Sure, I dehydrated fruit for snacks and trail mix, and I make KILLER Beef Jerkey… but I always …

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Sep 15

What Vegetables Can You Plant in September?

broccoli

September is a month on the cusp… some places are faced with Indian Summer, in other regions the leaves are beginning to change, and in South Dakota they were hit with 8 inches of snow. So, for some people, planting a new crop of anything is absurd… but for those in warmer climates, there is …

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Sep 12

How Connected Are You?

media

I’m embarrassed to admit just how much time I spend online. Of course, it is my “real job” as a writer to be online…. but still…. I worry about time spent sitting on my butt and poking away at a keyboard. Then there are the kids…. according to recent studies, kids spend on average of …

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Sep 03

Is the Monstanto “Corporatocracy” running our country?

I learned a new word today, “Corporatocracy”. Broken down it means, a government run by corporations. Not a surprise, is it… our politicians have long been bought and paid for by wealthy companies. Politicians need money; companies have money… so politicians do what the corporations ask. It’s just a little favor, after all. But now it’s sunk to …

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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 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

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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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