Category Frugality

16 Common Vegetables You Can Regrow

 By Beverly Sandlin

With anything started in water you must replenish water as needed and change on a weekly basis.

Leeks, Spring Onions, Scallions and Fennel

Press root ends into moist soil and let them grow.

Romaine lettuce, Celery, Bok Choy, and ...

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Winter Sowing of Flowers & Vegetables in Milk Jugs Outside!

Mini-greenhouses from milk jugs to winter sow your flowers and vegetables! Cheap, easy and fun! HERE is a link to a Northern Gardener article that has a bit on it and plenty of links for you to find out more!

More detail on the milk jugs.

Milk ju...

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Romaine Lettuce Starts

By Randy Bock

Karen and I eat a lot of salad and she prefers Romaine lettuce.  Recently she heard that you could grow new lettuce from the old heads (or stalks or whatever you call Romaine lettuce things)...

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Tobacco Preparedness – Roll Your Own Cigarettes

By Bev Sandlin, Executive Editor

I’m going to start this out on how you can save a lot of money on cigarettes and end up with why you should have a pack of cigarettes on hand, even if you don’t smoke, as part of your preparedness supplies.

Cigarettes...

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What Did I Do This Week To Prepare?

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.

Benjamin Franklin

Excuses are the nails that build the house of failure! Unknown

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By Bev Sandlin, Executive Editor

This week I felt much better and just “let go and let God”...

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Let’s Talk Dirty (Laundry, That Is!) Part 3 of 3…

Let’s Talk Dirty (Laundry, That Is!) Part 3 of 3…

by servantheart, Editor at Large

How will you do the laundry when IHTF?

Now, I realize that should things get really bad, doing the laundry will not be high on your “to do” list...

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Let’s Talk Dirty (Laundry, That Is)…Part 2 of 3

Let’s Talk Dirty (Laundry, That Is)…Part 2 of 3

by servantheart, Editor at Large

SOAP NUTS!   

Grandma was a “soap nut”; every day, at a specific time, she was parked in her old red vinyl rocker beside the oil stove used for heat, watching ...

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Let’s Talk Dirty (Laundry, That Is!) Part 1 of 3…

Let’s Talk Dirty (Laundry, That Is!) Part 1 of 3…

by servanthart, Editor at Large

 

 

Is this what it takes to get your attention? O.K., never mind….

I was doing some reading on a natural website about the effects of coconut oil on septic sew...

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Raised Bed Garden Hoops

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By Bev Sandlin, Ex. Editor

Last year I raided a dumpster when I saw a bunch of stiff waterline thrown into it. I used them to create hoops in my raised beds to help extend the season by covering them with plastic last year...

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When There Is No Garbage Or Trash Removal… What Will YOU Do?

 When There Is No Garbage Or Trash Removal… What Will YOU Do?

By servantheart, Editor-At-Large

Ms KYPrepper  recently reminded us of the fact that when IHTF, we will need to deal with the “unpleasantries of life”, such as dealing with human wast...

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

 

That’s my shadow waving at you! Shadow is such a showoff!

That’s my shadow waving at you! Shadow is such a showoff!

By servantheart, Editor-At-Large

Sometimes, when I just need to find a way to express myself from deep somewhere within, I write poetry...

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Inspiration for a Bug Out Location

Andy entrance

By Bev Sandlin, Ex. Editor

palace

Back in 1989 Andy Millen bought 5 acres in the village of Fillmore, Minnesota, for less than $7,000. It came with an old  house, sandpoint well, electric and propane furnace...

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Maple Syrup Making!

Maple Syrup Making!

By Bev Sandlin, Executive Editor

 

Freezing temperatures at night and warmth in the day and you have the perfect time to tap maple trees to make some of the most delicious syrup you will ever taste! As I was driving around Cant...

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Frugally Sustainable plus free download herbal treatments

This is one of my favorite sites for natural and herbal information exchanges, and is a Christian ladies’ site, as well. Free download is a good one for those wanting to get started in herbal (natural) treatments.

Thought SCP readers should know abo...

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Timely Tip From MsKYprepper!

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Timely Tip!

 

From MsKYprepper!

 

I just scored a great find that can't wait until next week to tell you about 'cause they will be gone. Blankets. Heavy quilted blankets. At Harbor Freight this week they have 72" x 80" "movers blankets" on sal...

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Homemade Dish Detergent

I have made homemade laundry detergent – worked great. I have NOT made homemade dish detergent as of yet. I have been sitting on this recipe and decided to go ahead and share it. Now – you may ask, “What in the world does this have to do with prep...

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Guest Post: 3 Hospital Negatives and How You Can Correct Them

 From Rourke: Not every post here has to be about surviving an economic collapse, hurricane, or some other SHTF scenario. Sometimes we want to pass on information on saving money, being frugal, and empowering your dollars...

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Amazon.com as a source for preparedness supplies…..and more!

Over the past couple of years more and more of my purchases have been occurring online. As the economy continues to struggle, gas and food prices go up, while my wages have not – I have looked to save money every which way possible...

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10 FREE ways to prepare!

10 FREE ways to prepare!
 
Quote of the Day
 
“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.”
 
Aesop
 
 
10 Ways to Prep for Free!
 
By Bev Sandlin
 
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Preparedness Deals on eBay……

Preparedness Deals on eBay

and how to determine which are the best deals.

Quote of the Day

“I came to office promising major ethics reform to end the culture of self-dealing. And today, that ethics reform is a law...

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Preparedness and Frugal Living

by Bev Sandlin

Whatever you are prepping for, food is a part of that prep. With the drought affecting 80% ofU.S.farmland food prices will be rising. I found this article on “Frugal Living”—an excellent site for preppers to explore.

http://fruga...

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Can’t afford to prep? Think again.

This post was originally published at http://modernsurvivalonline.com/start-prepping-for-100/.

 – Rourke


I have received quite a few emails recently from people that are concerned about the future of this country as well as natural disasters, ter...

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