Family First Aid on A Family Affair!

Family First Aid!
Jordan “A Family Affair” Audio player provided in this post!

Your out on a trip with your family and the unthinkable happens, someone in your group gets hurt. What if that someone is you? Do you know what to do? Do your children know what to do? If your bleeding or serious injury, what do you do next? This is a situation that no one wants to be in. Unfortunately, it does happen. Do you want to give your family an advantage that most do not have? Well then this show is just the one for you. Read more “Family First Aid on A Family Affair!”

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Off Grid Air-Conditioning!

Off Grid Air-Conditioning
Micheal Kline “Reality Check” Audio player below!

Off Grid Air-ConditioningOn this episode we are talking about off grid cooling. The ideal solution is to have enough solar or wind power that you can run a window unit or potable AC unit. However, we don’t all have that option. So this week we will be talking about some alternate cooling ideas that can be used in a grid-down scenario and are really cheap. Why do this? Because being grind down in the summer is going to suck. Anyone living in the summer heat and humidity that has had an air conditioner break knows what I am talking about. That AC stops working and your quality of life drops fast. We talk about some of the ancient ideas of using fans, airflow, and Read more “Off Grid Air-Conditioning!”

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Getting Caught Off-Grid

Getting Caught Off-Grid
Micheal Kline “Reality Check” Audio player below!

Getting Caught Off-GridIn the following player we are discussing the reality of the electric grid going down and a personal story about me being somewhat caught off-guard. I have been on vacation with my family this past week in the North Georgia area with Tropical Storm Alberto coming through. So, like a good little prepper, I packed a small propane stove, my EDC, my camping cook set, and a family size battery powered lantern. However, I was unprepared for the power going out unexpectedly and being off grid sucks. The power going out is different from camping and even preppers are not fully prepared to deal with it mentally. Read more “Getting Caught Off-Grid”

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Prepping Up and Rick Austin and Biolite!

Prepping Up and Rick Austin and Biolite!
Host: David Jones “Prepping Up with the Jones “Audio player provided!

Prepping Up and Rick Austin and BioliteOn this show Dave has former Television Producer turned Prepper, Rick Austin on the show. Rick is also the brains behind Prepper Camp one of, if not the largest, outdoor Prepper and Self Reliance Expos in the country. Rick will talk about Prepper Camp and how he went form TV Producer to becoming an off the grid Prepper living the dream. Rick is also the author of 3 books on self-reliance that are written from firsthand experience from living off the grid. Dave will also ask Rick how he would go about adding someone to his Prepper Group. Rick and Dave will answer all your questions in the chat room about off grid living and Prepping up for the long haul.

Dave will also have Danny Santana on from Biolite products on to answer question about this amazing stove that make electricity while cooing your food. Read more “Prepping Up and Rick Austin and Biolite!”

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Off-Grid Dental Care and Emergencies!

Off-Grid Dental Care and Emergencies
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Off-Grid Dental Care and EmergenciesThis  Herbal Prepper Live show explores the preventative and emergency dental care for off-grid scenarios. Preppers tend to think a lot about what life would be if there were no doctor, hospital, or pharmacy around. This week, we’re looking at strategies if there is no dentist or commercially-prepared dental hygiene products available.

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Off Grid Living!

Off Grid Living
Romance vs Reality
Contributed by Dakota

Off Grid LivingOff grid living implies that it’s all about no power, but that is the smallest factor to those of us that live this lifestyle. It’s a choice to live simpler, live among nature, consume less, appreciate time, and have quality time. No more tread mill, making due and living within financial means, feeling as free as possible in this hectic world. Now if you have tons of money then off grid may simply mean you substituted solar for electric power and still have the modern world at your fingertips. The reality to off grid living is perseverance, ingenuity, tenacity, and self-motivation as well self-reliance. Read more “Off Grid Living!”

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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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