A Good Night’s Sleep – Cool Shield Mattress Protector

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By Bev Sandlin

A good night’s sleep can make the difference between thinking clearly or not, and goes a long way in boosting energy levels...

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Coronal Mass Ejections & Complacency

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By Bev Sandlin

I was thinking about why we prepare… It is an uncertain world for those of us who have lived long enough to weather multiple recessions, job loss, wars, illness, death of loved ones, floods, fires, social unrest, the collapse of the su...

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Sunday Self-Reliance Share and Q & A!

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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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Ready by Gary Bertnick

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   READY

Wide awake in a sleepy house,
Long before dawn these eyes have looked above
Beyond the clouds and moon, and through the stars
A soul in deepest yearning, at the doorstep of the Third Heaven, bowed low;
The heavy heart churns,
Those number...
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Update on Harold & What YOU Need to Know About House Insurance

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Update: Harold is a beloved contributor to SCP [Do a search for The Chronicles of Harold and all of the knowledge he has shared...

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Laugh, Cry and Remember…

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I know I did… Humor is essential to health.

Budweiser commercials just for fun!

Submitted by Jim

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Row Gardening Tip!

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GrammaMary says, “Little helper planting beans.  Note the heavy duty landscape fabric between double rows.  Use as is, not mulched over. Fabric can be reused for several years.

My neighbors have reused this for years.  At Sam club...

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Row Gardening: Easier & More Bountiful than Square Foot Gardening

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By Beverly Sandlin

For all of the hype about square foot gardening and raised beds, when two of my sisters, both avid and experienced gardeners (better than I am) stopped by last week, we had a little discussion and all decided that raised beds and s...

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Bugging Out in Tree? Really?

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The typical outdoorsman will simply take a trip to the local Cabela’s or Bass Pro Shop, and purchase a tree stand to improve his hunting vantage points...

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RE: Coyote Attacks Dogs I Shoot With Glock 26

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The following letter came in regarding the Video of the Week: Coyote Attacks Dogs I Shoot With Glock 26:
I grew up around farm people, both sets of my grandparents were on farms until they died...
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The Class B Motorhome as a Bug Out Vehicle

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By the WE2′s

We just added another option to our “camping” capabilities.  Found an individual that was retiring from being a full time RV’er and they traded us straight across for our Dodge Caravan for this Class B Motorhome.
She’s an older model &...
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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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OFFSPRING by Gary Bertnick

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OFFSPRING

Children of Israel, natural or “grafted in”
Descendants of faith given as a true life force,
Spirit power greater than gravity
Power greater than heat or cold
Greater than any chemistry or biochemistry
Greater than any emotion or inspired ...
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Common Heirloom / Open-Pollinated Seed List

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Let’s do this again! This was originally published last year here on SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com. It can be seen HERE in its original format. ~Rourke

Common Heirloom / Open-Pollinated Seed List

by John Rourke

Without a doubt the most controversial a...

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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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