Why We Shouldn’t Feel Bad

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By Harriet, Editor-at-Large
“Isn’t it terrible what happened to the Malaysian Airlines flight, getting shot down like that,” said a friend who had visited me, “It just tears me up inside to think of all those killed.”

I’ve thought about t...

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Cement/Old Iron/Wood Coating Product

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By Beverly Sandlin

Home maintenance is part of being frugal and keeping what you have protected...

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Reminder: Vote for SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com

Just a reminder……SCP is now listed over at TopPrepperSites.com and we would absolutely love it if you could take a moment and go over there and vote for this site. All sites listed are ranked based on voting from the readers...

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Video of the Week: Arthritis Natural Cures

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Have you watched a YouTube video that you would like to share? Please send the URL to bcfossillady at gmail dot com

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“Free” Fuel Bottles

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by Wyzyrd – Editor-at-Large

This is based on a few articles mentioning the possibility, mostly on UK-based bushcraft sites, not my original idea. I just tested it out to see if it worked. It did, very well.

In my vehicle, and house, and previous BO...

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Off Grid Laundry – Lots of Options!

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By Bev Sandlin

Laundry has come up a number of times as a preparedness concern...

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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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Our Refuge by Gary Bertnick

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http://garybertnick.wordpress.com

The heart longs
A soul yearns
Mind so strained and pulled
Tears well up from within;
Oh, for a true place of safety during the storm
Guidance in a journey across this desert land
To be wrapped about with arms of lov...
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Preparedness Challenge!

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By Bev Sandlin

I’m writing an article: No More Excuses: 30 days 1 person $30

Here are the assumptions: Air is good, no water available, no cold below freezing, bug-in situation, no electric.

Priorities are Water, Food, Waste Containment, and ?

What a...

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Tastefully Offensive – Humor

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Submitted by Jeanine,

A friendly Albert Einstein look-alike named Ray Jessel, 84 years old, performs his funny original song “What She’s Got…” on NBC’s America’s Got Talent.

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Thoughts on Immigration

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Submitted by Harold, Editor-at-Large

Harold forwarded this to me and I think that you will agree that it is worth reading and thinking about and SHARING! Bev

What it really means to be an American!

We are ALL immigrants (with the exception of Americ...

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Prepper Questions & Answers

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Bev Sandlin

Earlier this month I did an interview for survivalprepper-joe.com and I asked 4 of the questions of SCP members. Some people answered in the comments, but Ronnie and Craig answered me via email...

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Video of the Week: Buying Land for a Retreat or Homestead

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SouthernPrepper1 on buying land for a retreat or homestead. What would YOU add?

For some reason the above video cut out half way through and it was interesting! Same thing on the original.

So, here is another one on buying land with a lot of good t...

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Redneck Air Conditioner

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Ninety Nine degrees heat index here yesterday – this actually looks good!

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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!

coffee cups

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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