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An Important Update On the Current Silver Market

buying silver in the current market

Current Silver Market Conditions This article has been contributed by Chris Slife who has been in the precious metals industry for five years and has long been a student of the precious metals markets. He has given advice on the purchase of precious ... Read More

Canning Weird – Moving Beyond Jams and Salsas

Canning Weird

I think just about everyone who learns to can foods starts with water bathed strawberry jam and tomato salsas. Some then progress to vegetables and fruits, and if they are really brave, step up their game and start pressure canning meats. When I ... Read More

6 Essential Attributes of Successful Survivalists

Having lived off the grid for the last 7 years, you see 'em come, and you see 'em go.  The dozens of people we've seen succeed in this lifestyle and the dozens of people we've seen fail has given us a keen eye to the attributes necessary to be a ... Read More

Backward Ideas About Backyard Farming

backyard farming

Starting your own backyard farm can be fun and rewarding. You can have fresh eggs, fruits and vegetables that come strait from your own backyard. If you want a backyard farm you may have put it on the back burner for a number of reasons. You may feel ... Read More

Survive the Family Road Trip With These 13 Tips

family road trip survival

I've traveled more than 16,000 miles in the past 3 years on road trips with my family. I go into more detail about our travels and these tips in my radio show, but here are some of my favorite family road trip survival tips for surviving hundreds of ... Read More

The Top 8 Deadly Myths About Survivalism

myths about survivalism

Our survivalism story, in a nutshell Hi! I'm Sheila. For the last several years, our family, my husband Dan, our son Jesse and I, have been living what some may call the “survivalist” lifestyle.  Actually, we live  the off-grid (so far off the grid ... Read More

Herbal Solutions for Sunburn

herbal sunburn remedies

Sunburn happens. If you have very fair skin, it can happen year round, but for most people, sunburn is an annual summertime event, despite their best intentions to avoid it! Avoiding sunburn by using sunscreen, covering up with long sleeves and ... Read More

How To Can Cherry Pie Filling

how to can cherry pie filling

Can I just say how much I love cherries? They are one of my most favorite fruits. Sweet, juicy, and slightly messy. It seems like nothing is quite so good unless it stains like the Dickens. Late June and early July is cherry season in my ... Read More

4 Food Storage Lessons Learned From Living Overseas

food storage lessons

I've seen the idea come up in conversations from time to time that acquiring food for long-term storage is pointless when you know you're not going to live in any one place for very long. It's a pain to lug it from house to house, and if you end up ... Read More

July Skill of the Month: Boost Your Canning Skills

learn how to can

It wasn't too long ago that canning was a quaint skill relegated to the hot, humid kitchens of Grandma and Great Aunt Pauline. Somewhere in the past  few years, though, that has changed in a big way. Canning is now a hot, hot trend, in large part ... Read More

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