Mountain House Freeze Dried foods….hmmmm,hmmmm, good

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How many of you have tried freeze dried foods? Specifically – Mountain House brand? Over the past couple years I have been trying more and more of their offerings and have really been impressed. This month Emergency Essentials is having a huge sale o...

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Second round of planting

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Over the past week I have been pulling up plants that have gone by and no longer producing in the garden, and started planting a second round. Living in South Carolina the climate affords a pretty long growing season...

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Survival Garden: How to Build an Affordable Underground Greenhouse

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To prepare for a natural or man-made disaster, many survivalists are busy stocking up on shelf-stable food and water...

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Questions & Answers at Survivalprepper-joe.com

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Bev -

Joe Touchstone, owner of survivalprepper-joe.com, interviewed me a couple of weeks ago. Yesterday I introduced you to a number of the questions, but not all...

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Video of the Week: Coyote Attacks Dogs I Shoot With Glock 26

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Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance – YouTube has an enormous amount of information available.

Here is but a small piece we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even tho...

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How Would YOU Answer These Questions?

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Recently I was asked by Joe of survivalprepper-joe.com to answer some questions. I scratched my head, and agreed. My answers are going to be aired on his site tomorrow. Here are some of the questions he asked. How would YOU answer them?

- What is ...

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Sunday Self-Reliance Share

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SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com mission statement

A web-based community focused on a self-reliant, preparedness lifestyle.

Seasoned Citizen Prepper is a site devoted to the older prepper that believes in prudent, practical preparedness...

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A Remnant Waits by Gary Bertnick

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Lost without a shepherd
They wander the barren hills
Very little water,
Very little food.
Groans and moaning can be heard
Eyes seem to stare blankly
Many have already fallen to the ground
Abandoned by false shepherds
Deceivers who feed only themselve...
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Instafire Review

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I was sent several packets of Instafire to see what I thought of the product. The information said that it would even start and burn on snow, so I just had to try it...

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Happy Fourth of July!

Thank you to all of our Veterans & their families!

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I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG,

OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

AND TO THE REPUBLIC, FOR WHICH IT STANDS,

ONE NATION UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE,

WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL!

 The Eternal Flame

Keep It Lit!

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Video of the Week: Easy to Make Nesting Boxes for Chickens – Chicken Egg Laying Boxes

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Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance – YouTube has an enormous amount of information available.

Here is but a small piece we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even tho...

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Like Westerns? Check this out…….

OFFICIAL SEASONEDCITIZENPREPPER.COM SPONSOR: True Story Of Kill Or Be Killed In The Real Old West If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to strap on a six-gun in the real Old West and have a face-off-in-the-street gunfight where only the fastest gu...

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Chicken Doctorin’ – Part 5

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By Bev Sandlin

Today we are going to talk about the adult bird, one plus years old.

Broken legs you can set with popsicle sticks and vet wrap and isolate the bird and/or put it in a sling. They actually heal very fast.

Any attack that the bird lives ...

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Chicken Doctorin’ – Part 4

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By Bev Sandlin

BEWARE: GRAPHIC IMAGES

FYI, you are getting this in small pieces because I’m tired. It is summer and I am very busy...

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Chicken Doctorin’ – Part 3

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By Bev Sandlin

Chicks are sooo fun! I just love watching them. And once you’ve kept them alive and well for the first 5 days you generally have a break for two weeks to just enjoy them.

Within a few days, give or take depending on the breed, of two w...

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Sunday Self-Reliance Share

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SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com mission statement

A web-based community focused on a self-reliant, preparedness lifestyle.

Seasoned Citizen Prepper is a site devoted to the older prepper that believes in prudent, practical preparedness...

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FEARS MELT

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By Gary Bertnick

All fears melt away,

The fear and anxiety of life
The fear of death,
That we might truly live out each day
At rest, at peace in this place, at this time.
As the morning sun lifts the dew.
A cloud of invisible vapor ascends,
So the tr...
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Tips from Wyzyrd – Edible Daylilies & Baking Soda

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Tips from Wyzyrd!

Daylilies

I love daylilies :)  had the whole back side of my fence planted with them at the old place, as the Master Gardener agent got hold of a free truckload :)

You probably already know, but the buds and flowers are edible a...

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Moveable Poultry Fence

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Moveable fence for poultry or ??? This is a neat concept, I like it, especially the gate part.

Now, I will also tell you that I think you can do this with an appropriate length of rebar (a foot to 18 inches longer than the height of the fence) just ...

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Boondocking Extra-Ordinary!

101_0731 success!

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Bev – The WE2s are helping an older lady and her disabled daughter move from Texas to Missouri from what I understand. I just hope I got the pics in the right order! Lots to learn here!   LOL  :)

When we first arrived & started settin...

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U.S. Solar Energy Profiteers?

I just got this email from my Uncle Richard who is in Germany right now visiting his son, thought it might interest some of you…

“Might have hit the wrong key, was looking at the solar info...

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Video for the Week: How To Grow Potatoes

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Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance – YouTube has an enormous amount of information available.

Here is but a small piece we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even tho...

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Wholesale Solar

Submitted by Pam!

http://www.wholesalesolar.com/

AWESOME website!

Pretty much anything you want to know about solar energy in fairly easy to understand terms.

Thank You Pam!!!

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Chicken Doctorin’ – Part 2

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By Bev Sandlin

Adolescent Chicks (feathers coming on) & Pullets are what we are going to address today.

Just what you expect from teenagers – they are bullying and picking/pecking (literally) on one another...

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Gun Homicide Rates Down Almost 50%

John from Iowa submitted this:

May 7, 2013

Gun Homicide Rate Down 49% Since 1993 Peak; Public Unaware

Pace of Decline Slows in Past Decade

http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2013/05/07/gun-homicide-rate-down-49-since-1993-peak-public-unaware/

Do you ha...

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