Recipes for a Frugal Thanksgiving from the Pantry

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If you can’t afford the fanciest of dinners this year, don’t despair. Focus on purchasing only a few special items, like a turkey or a must-have goodie that is a tradition in your family, while you enjoy delicious yet thrifty treats for the rest of your Thanksgiving dinner.

Lock and Load, Missouri residents: Ferguson Cop Cleared by Grand Jury

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Darren Wilson will NOT face charges in the shooting of Michael Brown. If you’re in the area, be prepared to hunker down.

Sweeten Up Your Pantry: The Best Types of Sugar for Your Stockpile

The best types of sugar for your stockpile

With the holidays right around the corner, now is the time to add some less processed, non-GMO sugar to your pantry. Here’s what you need to know.

Are You Better Off This Thanksgiving Than You Were Last Thanksgiving?

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Are you in better shape financially than you were last Thanksgiving? If so, you should consider yourself to be very fortunate because most Americans are not.

Bill Passed: EPA Must Take Advice from Industry Shills, NOT from Independent Scientists

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The elected officials in the House of Representatives have just sanctioned a blatant corporate takeover of the EPA. They aren’t even pretending to be protecting the environment now.

Man Eats Sugar-Laden Diet for 60 Days and Gets Shocking Diagnosis

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By now, most of us realize that sugar is not a health food and is meant to be consumed in moderation. What is less commonly publicized is the link between sugar consumption and liver health.

How to Avoid GMOs When You’re on a Budget

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We can wish for labeling until the rBGH-free cows come home, but the battle will have to be fought without the aid of labels. In a free market where consumers have adequate information, their desires direct what is produced.

Ferguson Cop Advises Residents to Get a Gun: “We will not be able to protect you or your family”

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Are you ready to lock and load if civil unrest erupts? Whether this unrest is genuine or manufactured, the result is the same – in the next day or so, this part of Missouri will be under siege.

Maybe You Aren’t Actually Gluten Intolerant. Maybe You’re Just Poison Intolerant.

Maybe You Are Not Gluten Intolerant. Maybe You Are Poison Intolerant.

Scores of people pass the test for the anti-gliadin antibodies but still know that their health issues directly correlate with eating wheat. Now, we might know why.

“Pure Arctic Outbreak”: Staying Warm During the Polar Vortex

Staying Warm During the Polar Vortex

You don’t have to be a prepper to realize that secondary heating systems and a frigid weather plan could be vital to your survival.

45 MORE Signs That You Might Be One of Those Crazy Preppers

45 More Signs That You Might Be One of Those Crazy Preppers

Here are 45 MORE signs that you might have crossed over to the “prepped side.” Many of these will be things that non-preppers just can’t understand, but they’ll probably give you a warm glow.

Study Says Home Cooking Equals Better Health: 5 Ways to Cut Kitchen Time Without Sacrificing Nutrition

5 to Cut Kitchen Time Without Sacrificing Nutrition

Those of us who are proponents of whole foods and scratch cooking have known it all along, but a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine confirms it. Time spent in the kitchen equals a better diet.

How to Create a Safe Room in Your House or Apartment

How to Build a Safe Room in Your House or Apartment

Safe rooms aren’t just for the rich and famous. Even the most humble home or apartment can have on a place to which vulnerable family members can retreat if they are under threat.