Respect your Elders the Elderberry!

Respect your Elders the Elderberry!
Lynna “A Preppers Path ” Audio player below!

Respect your Elders the ElderberryRespect your Elders, the Elderberry! Pretty sure nearly all of us have heard that command at one time or the other, and in reality it’s good advice! And as much as I do respect my elders they aren’t what or who this weeks show is about. I’ll be talking about elder’s for sure not just human ones. Join me on this show when I’ll be respecting the Elder, the Elder Berry tree. It’s said that when you want to harvest the flowers or the berries that you must first ask the Elder Mother Tree permission. The Danish believed that the elder plant was protected by Hyldemor, the Elder Mother. It was important to ask for permission before cutting an elderberry tree or else it could bring you bad luck and misfortune. Read more “Respect your Elders the Elderberry!”

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Raising chickens?

Should I be raising chickens?
Lynna “A Preppers Path ” Audio player below!

raising chickensChickens, the egg before the hen or the hen before the egg? An age ole question and at this stage of the game does it matter? Chickens lay eggs and eggs turn into chickens, both are good tasting and nutritious and are the key to the show “Chickens to be or not to be” on the Other Side of a Preppers Path. In a short series of shows we will travel down the path of raising chickens. Our first installment is aptly titled “ To be or not to be, should I be raising chickens?” Read more “Raising chickens?”

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The Dandelian, a boon to some bust for others!

The Dandelion a boon to some bust for others!
Lynna “A Preppers Path ” Audio player below!

The Dandelion a boon to some bust for othersNow really how does one not smile at the brilliant yellow blossoms dotting the country side or perhaps your lawn each spring and summer! Ok Ok I know dandelions are one of the most common and despised weeds of those keepers of pristine lawns. But really the dandelion is just as useful as it is prolific. I like to think of them in that line with rabbits, they just multiply and multiply! In reality that’s a huge boon, the dandelion’s benefits are incredible, just a little unsung. Read more “The Dandelian, a boon to some bust for others!”

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Gardening on the vertical

Gardening on the vertical!
Lynna… “A Preppers Path” Audio player provided below!

Gardening on the verticalWill old man winter never loosen his grasp? That’s the question up here in the wilds of Northern Idaho. Easter has come and gone the first day of spring was weeks ago and poof it snowed April 7th! Talk about a bit depressing, we just saw grass, ok it was still brown but still! Time to hit the seed catalogs and gardening books, somethings gotta give! Read more “Gardening on the vertical”

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Hen Fruit (Eggs) to the Rescue!

Hen Fruit (Eggs) to the Rescue!
Host: Lynna… “A Preppers Path” Audio player provided!

Hen Fruit (The Egg) to the RescueDid you remember to eat your fruits and vegetables? Truly a positive behavior when it comes to our health. Most of us don’t get nearly enough whole foods including our fruits and vegetables which provide us nutritious and healthful benefits. While hen fruit isn’t actually a fruit or vegetable the benefits of hen fruit are incredible. Perhaps that’s why we hear the slogan the Incredible Edible Egg!

Because the hen’s egg is actually Incredible and Edible. Years ago during the cholesterol hoopla eggs were given a bad wrap and many stopped Read more “Hen Fruit (Eggs) to the Rescue!”

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A Rose by any other name?

A Rose by any other name?
Host: Lynna… “A Preppers Path” Audio player provided!

A Rose by any other name?In our busy world we often overlook what is right in front of us. In our quest to make things easier and better than, we forget that man still has yet to improve on Mother Nature. The rose for many has been relegated to the florist shop and perhaps something to be enjoyed in a garden or used as a symbolic gesture of love or friendship or maybe even I am sorry. What many have forgotten is the real value this beauty holds for us beyond a sweet aroma and vibrant color. Read more “A Rose by any other name?”

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The Benefits of Social Media in Prepping

The Benefits of Social Media in Prepping
Highlander “Survival & Tech Preps” Listen in player below!

The Benefits of Social Media in PreppingIn past shows I have talked about the dangers of social media and the internet. This episode I will flip the switch and talk about the benefits of social media in prepping. We often see the dangers of the internet, the bad people that lurk behind the computer screen, identity theft, predators, viruses, scammers Read more “The Benefits of Social Media in Prepping”

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Silver, the unseen benefits!

Silver, the unseen benefits!
James Walton “I Am Liberty

Silver, the unseen benefitsIf you frequent any prepper website its likely you are inundated with information about buying gold and silver. Most adds can be as ostentatious as to tell you that “quickly before the dollar is devalued to 0” you must buy gold and silver. Then there is a quiver inside you. Fear begins to chip away at your common sense and Read more “Silver, the unseen benefits!”

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Homeschooling, what you want to know!

Homeschooling, what you want to know!
Karen Lynn “Lil’ Suburban Homestead”

Homeschooling, what you want to knowKaren Lynn is so excited to interview a “returning guest” Tiffany Davis Author of the blog Imperfectly Happy.  Tiffany is a homeschooling mom of 4.  Tiffany is an eclectic (and sometimes eccentric) homeschool mom with 19 years of success and failures under her not-so-supermom belt! Homeschooling since 1996 she, and her husband Troy, just graduated their 3rd child from homeschool and now have their youngest starting 4th grade.  Tiffany just wrote a new homeschooling book for Amazon kindle and writes on her popular blog, Imperfectly Happy. Read more “Homeschooling, what you want to know!”

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GMO Foods Dangers & Organic Farming Benefits!

Missouri Addresses the Dangers of GMO Foods and the Benefits of Organic Farming!

By: John Wesley Smith “Destiny Survival

GMO Foods MOA_logo_2015_dates200Many preppers are already keenly aware of the dangers of GMO foods. We’ve heard about the benefits of organic farming and gardening. And we see the need to support those who produce locally grown food.  These issues come together at the annual conference held by the Missouri Organic Association, February 5-7, 2015, in Springfield, MO.

My guest on DestinySurvival Radio this week is Sue Baird, Executive Director of the Missouri Organic Association. We talk about that conference and other topics. It promises to be of special interest to those who want to grow, and perhaps sell, organic produce and livestock. We also talk about the dangers of GMO foods and the use of glyphosates Read more “GMO Foods Dangers & Organic Farming Benefits!”

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Food storage & survivalism misunderstood!

Food storage & survivalism misunderstood!
Host: Jack Spirko “The Survival Podcast”

Food storage home canned wallToday is a show about one of the fundamentals of modern survival philosophy, food storage. Food storage is actually something that at one time was simply something everyone did. Every home in America at one time seemed to have a root cellar full of canned goods.

Today though food storage and the concept of survivalism or prepping is sensationalized and largely misunderstood. Read more “Food storage & survivalism misunderstood!”

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Plants with Benefits

Plants With Benefits
Host: Mike Podlesny “Mike The Gardener”
Plant book downloadIn this week’s episode, Mike chats with Helen Yoest, the author of the book, Plants With Benefits: An Uninhibited Guide to the Aphrodisiac Herbs, Fruits, Flowers & Veggies in Your Garden.

Helen Yoest is an award winning freelance garden writer, scout and stylist for some of the nation’s leading shelter magazines.Her work regularly appears in Country Gardens, Better Homes and Gardens, Martha Stewart Living, Southern Living, Carolina Gardener, and many others. Read more “Plants with Benefits”

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“The Great Pumpkin” Benefits & Uses!

“The Great Pumpkin” Benefits  & Uses
Host: Lynna… A Preppers Path

Great PumpkinThere’s a nip in the air, leaves are falling and the Great Pumpkin soon begins its reign. Halloween looms just around the corner unceremoniously the kick off to the fall/winter holiday season. A staple of the season the pumpkin begins its seasonal reign from the Jack O’Lantern of Halloween to the coveted pie of the Thanksgiving and Christmas table.

Tune into The Other Side of a Preppers Path this Sunday Oct 27th and learn why the traditional orange orb (pumpkin) isn’t just pie anymore. A staple of the garden and holiday season the pumpkin is often overlooked as a mere decorative gourd and something to make pie out of. Living a prepared lifestyle lends itself to looking at something for its known value and then looking again for the hidden values or ability to repurpose the item. Read more ““The Great Pumpkin” Benefits & Uses!”

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