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We all know that when the power goes out, one of the challenges is keeping food cold so that it will be usable longer. If the power is out for only a short time (like only a few hours), as long as you keep the refrigerator closed as much as possible, your food will be… Read more »


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In a survival situation, does it matter what you have for breakfast? As long as you get the day off to a great start with enough calories to have energy to do the work you need to do, it probably doesn’t. You could eat anything you have stored, but why not have a traditional breakfast?… Read more »


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I don’t know about you, but a lot of people I know were on the lookout this past September/October, thinking that some cataclysmic thing was going to happen because of the blood moons, the Shemitah, or the economy (United States and the world). But those months came and went, and our lives are basically the… Read more »


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If you plan to eat your stored food on a regular basis, and if during an emergency you plan to shelter in place, and if you have the time and interest in canning, home canning can be a great way to go. I remember my mother sending me down to the basement to get a quart… Read more »


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There are many ways to find more money to put toward food storage. You can buy eFoods Direct food, which is high quality and a good value on a per serving basis. You can also buy only what your family will actually use and rotate your food so none of it is wasted by expiring… Read more »


2 week grab bag

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Whether you’ve just started to learn about preparing or you’ve been interested for a while, everyday expenses can sometimes make it difficult to really start getting prepared the way you would like to. One easy way to get started is to use your tax refund to either seriously get started with preparing or to make… Read more »


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When I was growing up, we canned peaches, pears, apricots, cherries, pickles, strawberries and more. When the fruits or vegetables were in season, we canned all we could, then we got to enjoy them all winter long — and we often had enough to enjoy for at least a few years. We knew if we… Read more »


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Power is the ability to act for yourself. When you own your power, there is nothing that can stop you. The problem is, for most of us, that we learned from an early age to give away that power to someone or something else in authority: a teacher, the government or even a philosophy. It is… Read more »


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Spring has sprung and now we all seem to be busy cleaning up and organizing our homes. What better time to find space for home food storage? If you have a large home with a spare bedroom, you have the perfect place to store as many preps as you’d like. But many people don’t have… Read more »


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One of my watched, now defunct, shows on television was called “Life After People.” It was a fascinating deer-in-the-headlights look at what the Earth would become if people weren’t around to exert their influence. Based on science and some real life examples of abandoned places, “Life After People” showed how quickly everything in the environment… Read more »