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.

Lessons from Ferguson: Prepping for Civil Unrest and Martial Law

Prepping for Civil Unrest and Martial Law

Watch and learn from the events in Ferguson, because this type of chaos could be coming to a city near you.

It’s Time for a Prepper Reality Check

time for a prepper reality check

It’s time for a prepper reality check. Be warned. You may not like it. And if you’re offended by this article, that could mean that you are one of the people I’m talking about.

Build the Ultimate School Bug Out Kit for your Kids

Build the Ultimate School Bug Out Kit for your Kids

Is your child prepared to bug out from school?

How to Cook without a Recipe: Hodge-Podge Salsa

How to make hodge-podge salsa from garden odds and ends

To truly break free of the grocery store, you have to free yourself from the “list of ingredients” mindset and proceed into real scratch cooking like our grandmothers used to do.