Getting Started With Cooking Off the Grid — Solar Ovens

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My Job is to Tell You HOW to Prep – Not WHY

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Sprouting Seeds – An Essential Part of Your Food Storage Plan

TweetDo you like sprouts? I had only ever eaten plain, long white mung bean sprouts from the grocery store and didn’t really care for them. Then I discovered home sprouting and the wide variety of seeds, beans, lentils and nuts Read More

STOP! Don’t Throw Away These Treasures!

April 16, 2015 Posted by:Teraesa Farrell
STOP! Don’t Throw Away These Treasures!

TweetStorage and preparation can both be pretty expensive. It would be a shame to throw away items that would save us money when you can turn your trash into treasures, but that’s what we do every day. Many items that Read More

Health Benefits of Tomatoes

April 15, 2015 Posted by:Guest Poster
Health Benefits of Tomatoes

TweetA vegetable “survival” garden isn’t a vegetable garden without some nice tomato plants, but is the tomato really a vegetable, or is it a fruit? In 1893, this question went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled Read More

Berry, Berry Delicious: 21 Berry Desserts to Make Your Mouth Water!

TweetEveryone loves dessert. If you love berries, too, this is the post for you! These are all tasty and far healthier than many other desserts. Several are even gluten free. The first two recipes are from Emergency Essentials and include Read More

Build your Food Storage from Scratch: Homemade Strawberry Jam

Tweet Strawberries…….the “first fruits” of canning season (I can year round, but strawberry jam seems to me, to “begin” the real seasonal canning blitz!) and there is nothing like real, fresh strawberry jam! BONUS ? It is SO very simple Read More

Gardening in a drought

April 11, 2015 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Gardening in a drought

Tweet I have lived in many countries over the years, and have always had a vegetable garden. Not just for saving money, as many of the countries I have lived in have had what we considered dirt cheap food, but Read More

My Job is to Tell You HOW to Prep – Not WHY

April 10, 2015 Posted by:Jim Cobb
My Job is to Tell You HOW to Prep – Not WHY

Tweet Several months ago, I was a speaker at a local prepper expo. Toward the end of the day, I and a few others were assembled to do a panel discussion. One of the first questions is one that I, Read More

The Homeschooling Starter’s Guide

April 08, 2015 Posted by:Teraesa Farrell
The Homeschooling Starter’s Guide

Tweet There are many benefits for the home schooled child and newcomers often want to know how to start homeschooling and why. First, their class size is only as big as the number of siblings they have being home schooled Read More

3 Things To Make With Wheat Besides Bread

April 07, 2015 Posted by:Beth Buck
3 Things To Make With Wheat Besides Bread

TweetLots of us like to store wheat. It has a long shelf life, it’s nutritious, and you can use it to make that beloved staple of Western Civilization: bread. In fact, in Medieval Europe, all other foods – meat and Read More

Planning and Building a Bee-Friendly Backyard

April 06, 2015 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Planning and Building a Bee-Friendly Backyard

TweetLike most of you, I have a love/hate relationship with bees. I hate their stings, and thank goodness, no one in my family is allergic to them, but I love their role in nature, acting as the major pollinator. Without them, Read More

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