“Grid Jihad”: What If You Had a Week to Prep for the End of the World?

What If You Had a Week to Prep for the End of the World

With September 11 fast approaching, so too does the risk of another terrorist attack on US soil. Are we really at risk of a “grid jihad” attack by ISIS?

The Grocery Store Rebellion: Here’s What We Ate During Week 3

What we ate week 3

The Grocery Store Rebellion continues…here’s what we learned this week.

National Preparedness Month: Put Your Preps to the Test with 24 Hours Unplugged

Put your preps to the test with 24 hours unplugged

It’s time to take your game up a notch with 24 hours unplugged! No fair doing this on a day when you will be away from your normal activities anyway – you want to put your preps to the test!

National Preparedness Month: Planning Your Pantry

day 18 planning your pantry

One of the most important things you can do to celebrate National Preparedness Month is to take some time to plan your pantry, so today, on Day 18, we will discuss this important aspect of preparedness.

Let Them Eat Cake: The First Lady’s “Improved” Public School Lunches vs. The Obama Girls’ School Lunch Menu

let them eat cake

Students can be very thankful that First Lady Michelle Obama has become the unelected Food Nazi of school cafeterias across the nation. They can look forward to delicious meals at the cafeteria and glowing good health because of the fare they will be served.

The Austerity Diaries: Making Hay While the Sun Shines

making hay while the sun is shining

With the advent of “progress” we now live in a society in which nothing is really that urgent to most folks. But is this really progress?

Wild Foraged Foods

‘Day After Disaster’ Features Wild Plant Foraging   My new book Day After Disaster is an apocalyptic, adventure in which a dynamic woman, mother and wife struggles, against all odds, to find her family. The woman, Erika, must traverse foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains while Mother Nature rages upon the landscape. DuringRead the Rest…

On a Budget? Pink Slime is Back to Save You Money!

Pink Slime is Back to Save You Money

In response to rising beef costs, USDA-approved “finely textured meat” is making a comeback…if it ever really left.

Whistleblower: Life is Not Fair at Pizza Restaurant with Church Discount!!!

baileys pizza

It just isn’t fair that a free market allows business owners to deem what they want to do with their own businesses. My goodness. The people in the world today, thinking they can do whatever they want like that, without worrying about offending someone.

10 Awesome Ways to Preserve the WHOLE Peach

10 awesome ways to preserve the WHOLE peach

We got over 100 pounds of peaches, and we used the whole thing: the lush fruit, the peel, and the pits. We preserved these goodies so that we can have a taste of sunshine during the cold months.

The Grocery Store Rebellion: Here’s What We Ate During Week 2

The Grocery Store Rebellion week 2

Week 2: The fall garden has possibly succumbed to a heat stroke, but we’re getting loads of great stuff from other people’s gardens!

The Austerity Diaries: The “Whole Buffalo” Theory of Food Economics

The Animal Print Shop by Sharon Montrose.

Whole, organic food is expensive, so in order to get our money’s worth, we need to be creative and make it go as far as possible.

Cost of Medical Bills for Baby Hit by SWAT Grenade? Over $800,000. County’s Refusal to Pay? Priceless

bou bou scars

They blew a hole through the face and chest cavity of a 19 month old child, permanently disfigured him, put him through an unfathomable amount of agony with treatments and repeated surgeries, and now, the family, which was already struggling financially after losing their home in a fire, is stuck with the bill.