Being Frugal in Preparedness!

Being Frugal in Preparedness!
Ryan Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below!

Being Frugal in PreparednessFrugality was a stigma as I grew up. It was something akin to stingy, miserly, unwilling to share. The connotation of being frugal is something over the last few decades has gone so far from its origins that has become something that is scary to our culture to consider as something to strive for.

This week we will explore the true meaning of what it is to be frugal, what it means to the preparedness community, and what it can be to the next generation. Some of the things you can do as parents will easily be absorbed by the kids at your side so make this trait something they can be proud of. Read more “Being Frugal in Preparedness!”

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Vinegar, not just for Fish n Chips!

Vinegar, not just for Fish n Chips!
Lynna “A Preppers Path ” Audio player below!

Vinegar, not just for Fish n Chips

Vinegar, one would be hard pressed to find anyone who hasn’t used vinegar in one way or another. We most commonly think of white or apple cider however vinegar can be made from a vast array of things it really just depends on the source material. A combination of acetic acid, water and some trace minerals and viola you have vinegar. The uses for this amazing liquid are varied and wide because of it’s ease in production as one of the milder acids, historically it has had a wide variety of uses in our industrial, medical and domestic areas of life. Read more “Vinegar, not just for Fish n Chips!”

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Creating On a Budget; Living Simple!

Creating On a Budget; Living Simple!
Contributed by “Dakota”

Creating On a Budget; Living SimpleBeing rich is a state of mind, mostly. I’ve never had a lot of money, but I’ve enjoyed the riches of others through my culinary career. I have work, good health, love, friends, live among nature, and a spiritual path. To me that’s riches. I’ve never felt poor. Read more “Creating On a Budget; Living Simple!”

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Handmade Holiday!

Handmade Holiday
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Handmade HolidayOn this episode of Herbal Prepper Live, we’re talking about handmade herbal and natural gifts for the holidays. If you’re like me, you probably shun the stores between the Thanksgiving to Christmas shopping frenzy. But, I still like to give gifts people will actually want- gifts that make people feel better, gifts that help make the home cozy during the winter, and gifts that help people be more prepared. Read more “Handmade Holiday!”

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Thanksgiving off grid workshop making candles!

Thanksgiving off grid workshop making candles!

Thanksgiving off grid workshop making candlesLiving off grid for most means solar power for light to see when darkness falls and solar means sun. But when living in norther or southern latitudes the sun does not visit long and is often obscured by snow, rain, or a few clouds. We can not rely totally on solar and so we become creative to stay out of the dark. On this Thanksgiving day we went to the office/workshop to make candles. No, for us this is not work but only the beginning of Thanksgiving day in the mountains of northern Idaho.  Follow along for our tip on how to create your own light. Read more “Thanksgiving off grid workshop making candles!”

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What’s in your SHTF library?

What’s in your SHTF library?
Forrest Garvin “The Prepping Academy” Audio player below!

What’s in your SHTF library?On this episode of the “The Prepping Academy Join Forrest and Tenderfoot will hit the bookshelves and pick their favorite prepping and survival books. Read more “What’s in your SHTF library?”

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Herbal Gifts Handmade!

Herbal Gifts Handmade!
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Listen in player below!

Handmade Herbal GiftsCalling all DIYers! Want some ideas for frugal, quick-to-make holiday gifts? You still have time to to make loads of handmade, natural, herbal gifts. Be sure to listen to Herbal Prepper Live this Sunday to learn how. Read more “Herbal Gifts Handmade!”

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