Author Archive: Cari Schofield

Cari is an editor and author for American Preppers Network. Her family currently live in Georgia. Cari spends her free time gardening, canning, testing products for review, helping other prepare and attending church. She believes preparedness is about love and taking care of your family.

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Canning Asparagus

Canning Asparagus

One of the reasons I do not grow asparagus is because it takes 2-5 years to produce. Maybe I am just lazy in that aspect, but it is just easier for us to buy it in bulk and can it from home.  Recently my neighbor brought us a big box of frozen asparagus. The tips […]

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Deadly Winter; Be Prepared By Making a Winter Car Kit

Deadly Winter; Be Prepared By Making a Winter Car Kit

Winter is approaching us quickly in 2014. The last few winters have been somewhat mild, but according to the Farmers Almanac it is going to be a very bitter winter this year. Being prepared for natural disasters is one of the most important things a person can do to ensure the safety of their life […]

Dehydrating Louisiana Hot Sauce

Dehydrating Louisiana Hot Sauce

Recently I saw several videos on you tube on how to do dehydrate different sauces and with that my adventure begins. This particular article is about dehydrating Louisiana Hot sauce. Our family loves this on chicken and fajitas. (Well, mostly me.) I started with a 64 fl oz container of sauce I bought at Sam’s […]

Bugging In; Whats the Plan?

Bugging In; Whats the Plan?

Comprehensive lists for necessary items to store when Bugging In your home, during an emergency!

Amazing Gifts For Any Prepper For Any Holiday!!

Amazing Gifts For Any Prepper For Any Holiday!!

It is that time of year again and the holidays are creeping in on us quickly so I am back at finding some really good gifts for any prepper that we love.  This years article is going to be full of great products at the cheapest price I am able to find. Some of these […]

Repelling Ticks & Fleas Before They Infest Your Yard

Repelling Ticks & Fleas Before They Infest Your Yard

It is that time of year again!! Fleas and ticks are starting to be reborn just to terrorize us and our beloved animals. They can be very dangerous giving your animal heart worms or Lyme disease and just like with our own bodies we may not want to put harsh chemicals on our animals or our yards.

Bartering Supplies That You Haven’t Thought Of; And Some You Have!

Bartering Supplies That You Haven’t Thought Of; And Some You Have!

When I think of bartering supplies my mind automatically goes to a SHTF scenario. There are a lot of list out there for such scenes, but ultimately what you choose to barter is up to you. Many people stock things like silver, gold, cigarettes or alcohol or coffee. While these can be great items, they are also expensive.

Update on the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing

Update on the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing

Wednesday morning law officials told CNN that the lid to a pressure cooker was thought to have been used in the bombing.

DIY Window Cleaner (Without Ammonia)

DIY Window Cleaner (Without Ammonia)

Easy, safe recipes for window cleaners! You will never spend $5.00 on a bottle of Cleaner again.

DIY Mosquito Traps

DIY Mosquito Traps

Skip the chemicals and the added cost of expensive mosquito traps this year and DIY!!!