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4 Things That Can Ruin Your Garden Plot

4 Things That Can Ruin Your Garden Plot

One of the best things about growing a vegetable garden is having access to a ready source of food in the case of an emergency. From green beans and tomatoes to carrots, kale, lettuce and more, a backyard garden can give us a sense of security, as well as a steady stream of delicious veggies […]

By October 23, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
4 Ways to Waterproof Your Phone

4 Ways to Waterproof Your Phone

Summer may be a quickly fading memory, but that doesn’t mean that your brand new iPhone is safe from a life-threatening water encounter. From bath time with small children to beer pong at the hottest weekend party, the danger of submersion is everywhere. Not only are phones a convenient distraction from the humdrum of the […]

By October 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Our World: Recovered Journals and the Power in Preppers Self Publishing

Our World: Recovered Journals and the Power in Preppers Self Publishing

By James Walton With the advent of self-publishing we as writers have been handed an artistic license like never before. There is no longer that voice in the back of our heads about what might publish well and what might not.  No.  Instead we can craft and idea and bring it to life without hindrance. […]

By October 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Lodge Sportsman Grill

Lodge Sportsman Grill

…zen & the art of cooking on a cast iron grill… I nearly forgot. Over two years ago, I was so happy with a new acquisition, I made a video of it’s first use…an “unboxing” if you will.  Earned a gift certificate for Bass Pro Shops, enabling me to pull the trigger on a Lodge Cast […]

By September 30, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Coping With Travel Disasters – Pray That They Don’t Happen At All!

Coping With Travel Disasters – Pray That They Don’t Happen At All!

Whether you are an impulsive traveler or a well planned one, disasters can strike any moment on your trip. Many people say that it is best to avoid thinking about such things on a trip, but it is always good to be safe than sorry in a foreign land. People usually keep in mind the […]

By September 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Meetups and Events

Greatlakes Area Preparedness Expos

Greatlakes Area Preparedness Expos

PREPAREDNESS EXPOS Preparedness Expos large and small help to build the growing preparedness and self-reliance movement.  You Live Free organization is actively participating and supporting these real-deal events where the “New Americans” can gather, network and organize for the challenges of our times.  These events go beyond just prepping.  They are active, outreaching and making […]

By October 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
National Preparedness Month 2014 (+ free ebook and NPM special)

National Preparedness Month 2014 (+ free ebook and NPM special)

September is National Preparedness Month and thousands of private, public and nonprofit groups are encouraging businesses, agencies, organizations, schools and families to take time to help your community get better prepared for disasters and emergencies of all kinds. Granted a vast majority of preppers are WAY ahead of the general population when it comes to being prepared and […]

By September 2, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
SURVIVAL PREPAREDNESS EXPOS

SURVIVAL PREPAREDNESS EXPOS

The number and variety of Emergency Preparedness Expositions and Conferences has exploded in recent years. While there are scores of such events that are well known and advertised, there are hundreds of smaller local and regional events that are not so well known. The popularity of these events has increased and decreased depending on current […]

Get Ready for America’s PrepareAthon

Get Ready for America’s PrepareAthon

America’s PrepareAthon! is a national community-based campaign for action to increase emergency preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group discussions, and exercises. Ready.gov explains the goal of America’s PrepareAthon! is to build a more resilient nation by increasing the number of individuals who understand… which disasters could happen in their community; know what to do to be […]

Sustainable Preparedness Expo – Spokane WA

Sustainable Preparedness Expo – Spokane WA

  By Stephanie Dayle A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting the Sustainable Preparedness Expo in Spokane WA,  and was very pleased with what I saw. This was my third year visiting the Expo and once again I was amazed by the number of like minded folks all coming together to learn and […]

Survival

10 Things To Stock Up on That No One Thinks About

10 Things To Stock Up on That No One Thinks About

Written By: David (Dok-The El Cheapo Schlock Prepper) Amberson Prepper always stock up on food, medical aids, water, weapons, and even have some kind of shelter set up just in case of an emergency. Let’s think about this a little bit more. What would really happen in an “end of the world” situation? Isn’t our […]

By October 17, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
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 […]

Preparing For Winter in 2014

Preparing For Winter in 2014

The word is, that this years winter in the United states is going to be brutal compared to what we have been getting the last several years. It is suppose to hit us a lot earlier as well. My sources say the end of September or early October. According to the newest edition of North […]

By September 10, 2014 6 Comments Read More →
CS Magnum Kukri Machete Product Review

CS Magnum Kukri Machete Product Review

Originally Published on the APN Product Review Blog Knifehog.com was most gracious in donating the Cold Steel Magnum Machete for this review, be sure to check out their great selection of knives & edged weaponry. There’s few who doubt the need for a stout blade. Most tend to focus on pocketknives or tactical fighting knives, but there’s […]

By September 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Best 6 Tips For Group Traveling

Best 6 Tips For Group Traveling

You will be hard pressed to find a person, man or woman, who does not like to travel. Traveling gives you the options to explore new places, their culture, marvel at natural beauty and soothe your mind weary of domestic chores. However, the joy and experience of traveling alone and traveling in a group is […]

By September 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Preparedness

4 Things That Can Ruin Your Garden Plot

4 Things That Can Ruin Your Garden Plot

One of the best things about growing a vegetable garden is having access to a ready source of food in the case of an emergency. From green beans and tomatoes to carrots, kale, lettuce and more, a backyard garden can give us a sense of security, as well as a steady stream of delicious veggies […]

By October 23, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
10 Things To Stock Up on That No One Thinks About

10 Things To Stock Up on That No One Thinks About

Written By: David (Dok-The El Cheapo Schlock Prepper) Amberson Prepper always stock up on food, medical aids, water, weapons, and even have some kind of shelter set up just in case of an emergency. Let’s think about this a little bit more. What would really happen in an “end of the world” situation? Isn’t our […]

By October 17, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Make Your Harvest Last Longer By Building a Root Cellar

Make Your Harvest Last Longer By Building a Root Cellar

Storing a variety of crops in a root cellar is a superb way to preserve your harvest, not to mention saving a great deal of money. However, if you don’t have one in place, don’t worry. It’s quite easy to create a space in order to store vegetables at the appropriate temperature and humidity levels. […]

By October 16, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Advice about Super Foods for Pets

Advice about Super Foods for Pets

Bringing a new pet home can be a challenge, but the more you prepare for it, the easier it will be for everyone. While you are waiting for your invisible dog fence installation, be sure you have portable fencing for dogs available so your pet can go outside easily and without fear of them running […]

By October 12, 2014 4 Comments Read More →
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 […]

Sustainable Living

Tips for Successful Skip Hire!

Tips for Successful Skip Hire!

There are many considerations when you need to hire a skip. Hiring a skip can be a bit daunting if you have never done it before. The selection you make will have effect on how much it will cost you along with level on convenience it will provide you. If you check yellow pages, you […]

By October 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How to Naturally Deter Bugs and Pests from Your Garden

How to Naturally Deter Bugs and Pests from Your Garden

By Kristen Lawrence If you have your own garden, you probably want to get away from using pesticides since they harm the Earth, animal life, and you and your family. There are plenty of alternatives to dangerous chemicals, and most of them are fairly affordable as well. Use these 6 tips to naturally deter bugs from […]

By October 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Svalbard Global Seed Vault: Take A Rare Peek Into The Worlds Greatest Treasure

Svalbard Global Seed Vault: Take A Rare Peek Into The Worlds Greatest Treasure

Take a journey to the end of the earth and learn about the place that might someday save humankind. It’s a bank built to last 10,000 years. But something much more valuable than money or gold is on deposit. Currencies rise and fall with civilizations. “… this genetic resource stands between us and catastrophic starvation […]

By October 26, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Make Your Harvest Last Longer By Building a Root Cellar

Make Your Harvest Last Longer By Building a Root Cellar

Storing a variety of crops in a root cellar is a superb way to preserve your harvest, not to mention saving a great deal of money. However, if you don’t have one in place, don’t worry. It’s quite easy to create a space in order to store vegetables at the appropriate temperature and humidity levels. […]

By October 16, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Four Foods That Can Be Canned

Four Foods That Can Be Canned

Home canning is a wonderful way to preserve the nutrients in fresh foods, avoid excessive salt, eliminate preservatives from your diet and save money by buying in-season while prices are low. Fruits, vegetables and home-made broth are obvious choices for canning and storing food. However, some canning choices are more exotic or unusual. Here are […]

By October 1, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

DIY and How-to

Green Trends in House Keeping

Green Trends in House Keeping

  Eco-friendly housekeeping is essential in keeping away various health threats in your household. In her blog in Hubpages, Patty Inglish indicated that sustainable housekeeping presents a growing trend in the 21st century. You may find it difficult to combine sustainability and efficient housekeeping practices sometimes. Just how do you find ways to make life […]

By September 24, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
6 Tips for Planning a Secure Remote Cabin

6 Tips for Planning a Secure Remote Cabin

By William Edward Summers Many like the idea of having a cabin tucked away in the woods where they can go to enjoy nature and get away from it all. How to keep the cabin safe from intruders and large animals when you are not there and how to afford it in the first place […]

Establish a Plan B: Hydroponics

Establish a Plan B: Hydroponics

About the Author: Chris is an urban hydroponic hobbyist who uses hydroponics to maximize his 400 square foot yard and extend the short Chicago growing season. Chris blogs about his hydroponic experiences at HealthSmartLiving.com. Hydroponic gardening is the easiest way to ensure you always have food, no matter what’s going on in the outside world. […]

DIY Deodorant

DIY Deodorant

There are many rumors circulating the internet and other publications about the harmful effects of deodorants and antiperspirants on our health, but finding a more natural solution to deodorant can be difficult. How do you know if it will work and be effective? Is it cost effective? What are these chemicals and why are they […]

DIY Self Watering Planter

DIY Self Watering Planter

(Editors Note: This article was shared with us by Personal Creations.) Don’t be intimidated! Putting together a self-watering planter is much simpler than it sounds. The basic idea is a container for the plant above a reservoir, with something to wick water up to the roots, regulating the amount of moisture that reaches the plant. […]

Other Recent Posts

Food Storage Basics Part 1; Preparing to Store

We all know our basic cost of living is increasing. Despite the increase and the knowledge that at some point, we are going to be stuck at home with no way to get to the grocery store, we keep spending. We just assume tomorrow will take care of itself, right?

By August 31, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
How to Protect Your Home from the Most Common Natural Disasters

How to Protect Your Home from the Most Common Natural Disasters

At any given time during the course of each year, thousands of individuals in the U.S. fall victim to some type of natural disaster. Fires, flash floods, hurricanes, twisters, and earthquakes often leave devastation in their wake. Experts believe that making preparations before disaster strikes can significantly reduce their impact in most cases. Assessing Your […]

By October 5, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ebola Outbreak In America: A Voice from Canada

Ebola Outbreak In America: A Voice from Canada

Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for disease control and prevention gave the following press conference: I’m not saying that the freaks have come out of hiding on this one, but if you want a laugh, go to the video on YouTube and read the comments!  As expected, the tin foil hat society has […]

Ammonium Dichromate: A Dual Natured Chemical Compound

Ammonium Dichromate: A Dual Natured Chemical Compound

Chemical science has developed a lot when compared to its earlier days. The analysis of chemicals and their effectiveness whether useful or hazardous could be easy known to the chemists now. Indeed it takes time but not as like early. However mostly known for their negative properties chemicals also have proved out highly useful for […]

By September 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →


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