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Using Social Media for Homesteading Bargains Posted:July 13, 2014 By:Brandy Schau Dibert

Using Social Media for Homesteading Bargains

Yard sales and flea markets are no longer restricted to summer weekends. Social media has helped us reach and communicate with more people than ever before. Social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest help [...]

Try it Today! Preparedness Drills to Do with Your Kids Posted:July 13, 2014 By:Amy Van Riper

Try it Today! Preparedness Drills to Do with Your Kids

If your kids go to school, they have undoubtedly participated in a school fire drill. Most bus riders have gone through a bus evacuation drill out the back emergency door. Some schools are even conducting active [...]

5 Reasons Why Bugging IN is Smart Posted:July 12, 2014 By:LeAnn in Alaska

5 Reasons Why Bugging IN is Smart

I have seen many articles and posts about bugging out should some major disaster happen. These writers go on and on about having Bug Out Bags (BOBs) and heading to their Bug Out Location (BOL) to [...]

Win CASH, Prizes, and have fun this Monday with a Sentry Safe Live Burn and me! Posted:July 11, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Win CASH, Prizes, and have fun this Monday with a Sentry Safe Live Burn and me!

Join me on Monday, July 14, noon, for a special online event with Sentry Safe. Witness a Live Burn and watch a Sentry Safe, filled with cash, survive (or NOT!) in a flame-filled furnace! The safe [...]

5 Tips for Maximizing Garden Produce Posted:July 11, 2014 By:Kathie Lapcevic

5 Tips for Maximizing Garden Produce

If you keep a garden of any size, it can be hard to keep up with a harvest that’s coming in at various points during the growing season. It can be a bit of a juggling [...]

Review and Giveaway: “Forsaking Home” by A. American Posted:July 10, 2014 By:Helen Ruth

Review and Giveaway: “Forsaking Home” by A. American

Don’t miss your chance to win a complete set of the exciting “Survivalist” series by A. American! (Contest details follow the review.) When I had first agreed to review FORSAKING HOME, I didn’t realize I was [...]

Small Batch Fruit Preserving Posted:July 10, 2014 By:Kathie Lapcevic

Small Batch Fruit Preserving

As we work on maximizing garden produce, we need to stretch our preservation skills to include small batches. Fruit sauces, butters, and syrups are all easy and tasty ways to put up small bits of produce before any [...]

Every Prepper Should Take a Look at the Purple Cows Laminator Posted:July 09, 2014 By:Ann Marie

Every Prepper Should Take a Look at the Purple Cows Laminator

Introduction/Inspiration I have a friend named Maureen. Maureen is ultra-organized, and I often feel inadequate in comparison to her organizational skills! I tend to have piles of paper that may or may not make it into [...]

The Reality of Coffee Filters for Preparedness Uses (Hint: Mostly Fail!) Posted:July 08, 2014 By:Rob Hanus

The Reality of Coffee Filters for Preparedness Uses (Hint: Mostly Fail!)

WARNING: This article dispels commonly held beliefs about the uses of coffee filters for preparedness uses. One principle of survival is to use what you have available to accomplish your goals. One way to do this [...]

OpSec lessons from a military wife (and brat) Posted:July 07, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

OpSec lessons from a military wife (and brat)

It only takes putting a few pieces of a puzzle together to start seeing a clear picture. Lessons learned from Wartime I was 10 and living overseas on a military base when the Gulf War happened. [...]