25 Homemade Coffee Creamers and Syrups (without the nasty additives)

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If you possess the ability to heat milk and use measuring spoons and a whisk, the fanciest coffee flavors around can be yours, and at a fraction of the price of the artificial grocery store versions.

12 Christmas Gifts for the Healthy Cook’s Kitchen

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Is anyone on your Christmas list trying to create a healthful, whole-foods kitchen? Setting up such a kitchen doesn’t stop at the grocery store. The right kitchen tools and appliances can make food prep creative, efficient, and fun.

Don’t Fly Without These 20 TSA-Approved Items in Your Prepper’s Carry-on Bag

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Here are 20 items you can bring onto a plane without getting tackled to the ground by 3 TSA goons while sirens blare ,lights flash, and the PA system announces that you are a terrorist who was planning to hijack the nearest 747.

30 Ways to Have Yourself a Thrifty Little Christmas

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Whatever your reason, this year, set your sights on having a “Thrifty Little Christmas”. Many of these ideas don’t cost a penny, and others are so low-cost that they will let you face the new year without being mired in debt.

The FDA Gets in Women’s Panties: Reusuable Menstrual Pads to be Subject to $4000 a Year in Extortion Fees

Reusuable Menstrual Pads to be Subject to $4000 a Year in Extortion Fees

Who knew that women couldn’t even safely menstruate without the FDA?

Urban Emergency Survival Plan: A Must-Have Book for City and Suburb Preppers

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Don’t let your geographic location or that of a loved one get in the way of being prepared. Check out Urban Emergency Survival Plan today!

The Organic Canner: A Guide to Preserving Real Food

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I’m very excited to introduce my new book, The Organic Canner.

Police Chief Puts Jackboot in His Mouth (Again): Know a “gun enthusiast”? Tell the cops

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Everything is bigger in Texas, even the stupidity and outright unConstitutional behavior of a certain government official.

CDC Health Advisory: Get Your Flu Shot. It “Might” Work This Year. Sort Of.

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You know how the propaganda machine loves to crank up the push on flu shots every year. Well, this year’s batch is so ineffective even the CDC and pro-Pharma mainstream sources can’t tell you that you’re protected with a straight face.

Book Review: Expatriates, by James Wesley Rawles

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If you’re looking for a survival novel with a lot of technical and tactical information, as well as some moral lessons, check out Expatriates: A Novel of the Coming Global Collapse. It’s a work of fiction, but it’s loaded with solid information that many will be able to apply to their own preparedness endeavours.

Black Friday and the Ferguson Riots: This is Why We Are Armed

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Look at the two examples that have occurred over the last week: the riots in Ferguson and the madness of Black Friday shopping. How would these same people behave to get the last loaf of bread or case of canned goods?

Pad Your Pantry: How to Preserve Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Today, instead of fighting the Black Friday crowds, spend the day adding things that are frugal and delicious to your pantry.

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.