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Preparedness

How to Survive a Stock Market Crash

Last week, our stock market began to freefall. By Friday, August 21, the market was down more than 1300 points. Over the course of two days, it dropped further than any single-day crash in American history. But it wasn't just the US stock market that had a bad week. According to Zero Hedge, markets across the globe are going to heck on a greased slide: China's worst we [...]

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Health/Food

This Chemical-Free Head Lice Removal Method Works on Super Lice

There's an epidemic in America that's bound to make your head itch the moment you read about it. Just in time for back-to-school, there's an outbreak of "super lice". Because plain old ordinary lice weren't bad enough, super lice don't respond to the normal chemical treatments. Just like antibiotic-resistant infections, it seems that lice have adapted to the pesticide-filled [...]

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Frugality

How to Survive When You Can't Pay Your Bills

Let's talk about poverty. I don't mean the kind you're talking about when your friends invite you to go shopping or for a night out and you say, "No, I can't. I'm poor right now." I don't mean the situation when you'd like to get a nicer car but decide you should just stick to the one you have because you don't have a few thousand for a down payment. I don't mean the s [...]

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Resistance

Friday Farm Blog - August 21, 2015

Things sure are different on a farm. This morning I went on Facebook and everyone was so excited for the weekend.  All the weekly TGIF memes are circulating and people are talking about their plans to relax. It made me think about what I should do, when I realized - umm...I don't get weekends now. Animals still have to be fed. Stalls still have to be mucked out. Small em [...]

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Featured Articles

How to Prep for a Summer Power Outage

Sometimes people think that a sumer power outage is easier to deal with than a winter one. After all, in the summer, you don't have to worry about freezing to death, which is a very real threat during a long-lasting winter outage. However, a summer power outage carries its own set of problems. Foremost are heat-related illnesses and the higher potential of spoilage for your [...]

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10 Awesome Ways to Preserve the WHOLE Peach

Originally Published at Nutritional Anarchy Peaches. Over the past two weeks, I've had my hands on 100 pounds of them. There's a large orchard just down the road from me, where I buy "seconds" for canning. However, their seconds are about a kabillion times better than the hard, tasteless orbs you pick up at the grocery store, and they aren't doused in pesticides and th [...]

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How to Buy Meat on a Budget (Despite Skyrocketing Prices)

The headline on Drudge Report caught my attention yesterday, In large font, it screamed "Prices for Meat, Poultry, Fish and Eggs are at an All-Time High." To those of us who have been watching the alternative news, this is no surprise. Mac Slavo of SHTFplan wrote about it HERE.  Lizzie Bennett of Underground Medic warned us HERE.  Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse B [...]

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Emergency Lighting: The Importance of Illumination in Your Preps

How important is light?  Well, in the Bible, on the  first day, the very first thing God created was light. This signifies exactly how vital a role illumination plays in  any situation. Any person who has ever moved from the city to the country can agree, there is no darkness quite like that of being in a place where there are no streetlights, no neon signs, no car headli [...]

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Most Popular Posts

Five Reasons Why I'll Never Get a Flu Shot

If you're looking for a deeply scientific treatise on the flu shot, this isn't it. I'm not a chemist, a physician or someone with an advanced degree in biology.  I'm just a mom with an internet connection.  I'm a person who has researched and compiled an assortment of worrisome facts that point in one direction: the flu shot is NOT beneficial. Some of these reasons ar [...]

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The EPA Takes an Ax to Self-Sufficiency: Most Woodburning Stoves Will Soon Be Illegal

When you think of that little dream homestead in the woods, what does it include?  Probably a well and septic system, a little stream bubbling nearby, a chicken coop, a sunroom for winter growing, and a cozy fire to curl up next to. When my daughter and I spent a year living in a cabin in the Northwoods of Canada, our woodstove was our lifeline. It was the only source of [...]

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Brown Bag Ban: Fed Gov Tells Preschool Parents No Lunch From Home Without a Doctor's Note

It looks like the days of trading half of your peanut butter and jelly sandwich for half of your best friend's ham sandwich may soon be over if the federal government has anything to do with it. A Richmond, Virginia mother received the following note, telling her not to pack a lunch for her pre-school age child. (source: Momdot.com) Dear Parents, I have received wor [...]

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Tyler Smith of Doomsday Preppers: Apex Predator or Apex Punk?

If there was ever a case study on why preppers should be prepared to defend their supplies, the upcoming episode of National Geographic's Doomsday Preppers would provide a perfect example. “We’re not in it to stockpile. We’re in it to take what you have and there’s nothing you can do to stop us,” Tyler Smith says. “We are your worst nightmare, and we are coming. [...]

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