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An integral part of your food storage arsenal should be the grain mill. These devices allow you to freshly grind up grains, legumes, spices and seeds right when you need them.  The shelf life of whole foods is longer than that of ground ones and helps keep the flavor intact, per the Whole Grains Council,… Read more »


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Knowledge is Power: Do you know what to do when a disaster strikes? Do you have a plan for when a disaster strikes? Do you have backup contingency plans for what-if scenarios? If you’re not prepared just before or when disaster strikes, you can always expect “panic buying” of food, bottled water, and gas. Because… Read more »


eFoods saving money

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If ever an example was needed to illustrate how out of step the federal government is with the concerns of the common man, this recent nonsense regarding Sequester cuts is a textbook case.  In spite of every effort to instill panic in the populace, this topic simply hasn’t been trending with the average American. Could… Read more »


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The world is full of technology addicts. While you may not be as tech savvy as the 12-year-old neighbor kid, you still use your fair share of technology. This technology can range from your microwave to your cellphone or the traffic lights on the way home from the grocery store. Pretty much all of us… Read more »


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How do we make sure that we have our emergency preparedness under control at home without jeopardizing our current finances? The secret is to find ways of saving and taking advantage of low prices when the opportunities arise. Work from your wish list, and check your favorite stores often, so you can pounce on the… Read more »


making a list

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Congratulations! Making the decision to begin your emergency preparedness trek and set up your home and your family for unexpected hardship and disaster is a wonderful thing. You will find that being prepared can really give you peace of mind. The next time you hear about an impending super storm, a financial crisis, a food… Read more »


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Knowledge is Power: When it comes to surviving a post TEOTWAWKI situation, there is a very big psychological plus to being with like-minded, survival oriented friends that you can trust with your life.  Without these good, close, like-minded friends, survival will be extremely lonely.


Out of money

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It’s been a bit of a side hobby with me to take note of “The Signs of The Times” concerning our failing economy. Ever since this thing the establishment prefers to call an “economic downturn” sideswiped America five years ago, we keep seeing clear signs that things are not turning around the way we’ve been… Read more »


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Knowledge is Power (KiP):  Everyone at one time or another in their lives should have heard of a “72 Hour Kit”.  Personally as a disaster preparedness instructor for over seventeen years now, I do not believe in them or teach them in my classes. When any major disaster strikes, there is always hunger and grave… Read more »


1 Month Family Food Pack

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I am the only 21-year-old I know that has a personal food storage. I’m sure there are others like me out there, but my friends disagree. I have been teased from here to South Africa (literally) for my month-supply of emergency food and water. But the joke is on those who think they will just… Read more »