Tight Space Prepping: Preparedness for power outages

Tweet Going without electricity for a few days can throw off the whole balance of a Read More

Shedding some light on flashlights

Posted On: March 18, 2015
Shedding some light on flashlights

TweetOne of the first things we usually lose in a disaster is electricity. Sometimes the power Read More


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4 Things To Consider When Choosing a Dojo

March 18, 2015 Posted by:Beth Buck
4 Things To Consider When Choosing a Dojo

TweetMy husband and I have been taking Karate from the same instructor since 2008. We started training together before we had children and would attend Karate-related events as romantic dates. We learned a lot, including how to choose a dojo. Read More

Shedding some light on flashlights

March 18, 2015 Posted by:Jim Cobb
Shedding some light on flashlights

TweetOne of the first things we usually lose in a disaster is electricity. Sometimes the power outage IS the crisis, of course, but it is almost always a side effect of other emergencies as well. While the loss of power Read More

7 Reasons to Buy Old Cookbooks

March 17, 2015 Posted by:Sarah Anne Carter
7 Reasons to Buy Old Cookbooks

TweetI keep my eye out for old cookbooks when I go to thrift stores or garage sales. They are part of the books we keep on hand for reference material and I like to buy old cookbooks for many reasons. Read More

How Corned Beef is Like Bill Murray

March 16, 2015 Posted by:Beth Johnson
How Corned Beef is Like Bill Murray

TweetCorned Beef is a lot like Bill Murray, and if you’re wondering, what is corned beef?, hang in there with me! Bill Murray is so exceptional at the first thing we knew him for (absurdist comedy), that despite ample evidence Read More

Build your Food Storage from Scratch: Canning Chicken Breast

TweetIt makes me a bit nervous having a freezer full of meats… the grid goes down and we’re up a creek. There’s no way I could can it all fast enough to save it. So, while we’re in a grid Read More

In the Midst of a Collapse, Could There Be a Second Chance for Financial Freedom?

TweetCould our current, shaky economy and a potential economic collapse bring unparalleled opportunities for anyone wanting a second chance for financial freedom? It just might, according to Robert Kiyosaki. I was asked by the RichDad company to review Kiyosaki’s latest book, Second Read More

A Classic Piece of Outdoor Gear: The Walking Stick

March 13, 2015 Posted by:Jim Cobb
A Classic Piece of Outdoor Gear: The Walking Stick

TweetWhen venturing into the wilderness, a constant companion for many is a walking stick, but most people don’t realize the potential for walking stick uses. Some folks just pick up a new stick each time they head down the trail, Read More

Worst Case Scenario: Taking Back Your Home From Intruders, Part 1

TweetThose of us in the preparedness game spend lots of hours and lots of dollars preparing for any likely disaster. Food, water, power, communications, and many other topics fill our minds and fuel our plans. We all consider our well-prepared Read More

Coming this Saturday: Learn to spin yarn in this FREE webinar!

March 11, 2015 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Coming this Saturday: Learn to spin yarn in this FREE webinar!

Tweet Join expert knitter/spinner Beth Buck and me this coming Saturday, March 14, for a free webinar all about spinning yarn! Learn to spin yarn from a pro! Beth recently wrote about getting started with spinning and in this webinar, Read More

6 Necessary Knitting and Crochet Notions That Won’t Break Your Budget

TweetOver the years I have found that just a few, small items help me with my knitting projects. You can find these at stores like Jo-Ann, Michael’s, Hobby Lobby, and similar stores. I’ve included Amazon links here so you can Read More

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