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The Ultimate Disaster Supplies Guide: Disaster Kits For Disaster Preparation (Disaster Preparation, Disaster Supplies Book 1) was free book for Kindle when this post was written.

If a disaster struck today, would you have everything you need to survive the first 72 hours? This is a MUST in today’s world. The weather is unpredictable, wars are imminent and you and your family are left vulnerable. Learn what you need to have and do to survive!

Protecting your family during times of crisis and chaos is critical! Download this book NOW and:
  • Learn How To Protect Your Family During A Natural Disaster.
  • Find Out What Supplies You Need To Have On Hand So There Is Adequate Food And Shelter.
  • Learn How To Create Clean Drinkable Water When It Seems Hopeless.
  • Keep Your Family Healthy And Thriving Through Any Disaster!

This book will take you step-by -step through the process of determining what is important to have and how to get it. Don’t leave anything to chance. Be PREPARED! If it happens today, tomorrow or a week from now you’ll finally be ready. Download this book TODAY and:
  • Discover Ways To Protect Both Your Rations And Your Family From Those That Would Threaten Your Security And Ability To Survive.
  • Learn How To Stay Clean When Water Is A Precious Commodity.
  • Learn What It Takes To Create Shelter From Your Natural Surroundings.
  • Discover How To Stay Alive And Thriving Until Help Can Arrive.
  • Do NOT Spend Another Moment Worrying Without Taking Action!

Natural disasters happen, but you do NOT have to feel powerless and helpless. Download this book NOW and be ready!
Posted: August 21, 2014, 2:58 pm
These are so neat. My hubby got us 6 of them from some truck stop down in Tennessee. He tried a couple of them out on the road and seemed to like them. I had had them before , but in our small town I don't see them at any of the stores we have here.

Directions to use them:

1. First tear open the heater bag.

2. Place the meal in the bag against the heater pad.

 3. Pour the provided salt water pouch into the bag to start the heater.

 4. Fold the opening over and use the tape on the bag to keep it closed.

5. Place the meal in the heater bag on a heat-safe surface.

Easy enough to have a hot meal. Great for camping. 
Posted: August 20, 2014, 10:22 pm

We are looking for some land and have decided that the above pictured is what we would put on it. Hope to have this done by next spring. Hope it won't be too late by then. Already talked to the local Amish company to get the cabin. They can have it set up in a day once we get the land. Talk about being really antsy now that I know it can be done. I want it done  yesterday!!! We will most likely be totally off-grid. At least when we first move in. It can be done. My tiny house pins
Posted: August 20, 2014, 1:33 pm
I was looking up things online and looking for things to use off-grid and found this, ZODI Outback Gear Battery Powered Shower.Wow! There are just so many useful things that can be found for using with no power! Why do we even need to depend on the power companies?

This little badboy is :
  • Battery-powered outdoor water shower
  • 6-volt battery-operated water pump with debris screen
  • Battery case (with on/off switch) runs on 4 D-cell batteries
  • 8-foot shower hose with water-conserving showerhead
  • Pump works in any water source; weighs 2 pounds
Enjoy an outdoor shower anytime, anywhere with the Zodi battery-powered shower. Ideal for quick cool-water showers on hot days or rinsing dishes, the shower is a breeze to use: simply submerge the battery-operated pump in a water container or other water source and switch it on. In no time at all, you'll be in full cleanup mode, with a convenient pump adding water pressure to the mix. The shower--which also makes it a snap to drain water fountains or wash dogs--comes with an 8-foot shower hose with a water-conserving showerhead. The entire unit weighs only 2 pounds. About Zodi
Zodi's first products heated water in only 20 minutes, but that wasn't good enough. The company soon cut it to 10 minutes, but waiting 10 minutes for a shower? Now, Zodi's hot water showers give you hot water anytime, anywhere in less than 10 seconds. Today, the Zodi brand is synonymous with innovation, quality, and performance, and is sold in more than 75 countries. Zodi's systems can even be found on Mt. Everest. In addition to selling on-demand water heaters and showers for the outdoor industry, Zodi makes similar products for military and industrial needs, including lifesaving hot decon showers for soldiers, firefighters, and EMS teams. Zodi is headquartered in Midvale, Utah.

Product Description

The Zodi Battery Powered Shower is a self-contained portable hand washer and shower ideal for rinsing dishes, cleaning up, showers and more. Enjoy portable shower anytime, anywhere. The Battery Powered Shower is ultra convenient, just add 4 "D" batteries and place the compact and powerful pump in any water source. The Battery Powered Shower is great around the house, draining water fountains, kiddie pools, washing the dogs, etc.
Posted: August 20, 2014, 12:21 pm
I now have a new obsession. A weird one. Maybe. I am a bit of a nerd and am always looking for new things to be able to use if the power grid goes down or to be used in an off-grid situation and now since I have a couple of solar powered and hand crank USB chargers , I am on a kick to get anything and everything that is powered by USB! Also can use them in vehicles with auto adapter.


Wood Burning Campstove and USB Charger

USB Powered Fridge

USB powered Fan

USB Powered Light

USB Powered Humidifier

USB Powered Fishtank

Could be something to have on hand - 10 in 1 usb charger adapters.

Solar Powered USB charger

Hand Crank USB Charger

Battery Powered USB Charger

Hand Crank Light / USB

There are so many cool little gadgets out there that could be used in off-grid life. Have fun finding new things to use!These would make great Christmas gifts!
Posted: August 20, 2014, 12:02 pm
A Pioneer Girl Learns to Cook: Apple Pie & Biscuits was a free book for the kindle when this post was written.This would be perfect for a homeschooling project.

This is an educational book about the life of a pioneer girl, the process she had in learning to cook and other aspects of pioneer life. It’s written mainly for girls between the ages of 8 – 13, depending on the reading levels and interests of the individual. There are pictures in this short chapter book of pioneer life to help visualize the times.

It’s a realistic look at life, tools, and equipment used in pioneer days, obtaining food ingredients, and how they kept food safe with no refrigeration. My hope as an author was to help girls to connect with, and get a feel for life in early American history in an engaging way. Differences are highlighted between pioneer life and modern life today.

The book ends with a project for girls to try to duplicate, with an adults’ assistance, the process of making an apple pie and biscuits, including a recipe for both. This would also make a great homeschool project.
Posted: August 19, 2014, 4:09 pm
Not only is a simple solar oven easy to make, they actually work! And they're perfect for camping trips. Now we can bake up some fresh cookies while we're camping, something we've never been able to do before and you can too.
Here's how. The first thing you need to do is to save your pizza boxes. One per child. The pizza box becomes the oven.
Close the lid of the pizza box as if you were keeping your pizza warm.
Let the kids decorate the outside of their pizza boxes or you can paint or cover the outside in black paint or paper.
Using a sharp knife (parent supervision here or a parent does this part depending on the age of the child) cut along three sides of the pizza box lid, about an inch or two from the edges. This should create a flap.
On the inside of this flap, use some regular white glue and apply tin foil to the entire inside area of the flap. Try your best to get out all the creases from the foil as you press it against the flap.
Now, open up the lid and line the inside of the whole lid with saran wrap or plastic wrap. You want to make this is as snug as you can, creating a nice seal along the edges of the inside of the lid of your pizza box.
This will create a window where you just created your flap.
Using tin foil again line the entire inside of the pizza box.
Find a stick or other sturdy stick like object and after you've closed the lid, open up the flap and hold it open with your stick or other object. Face in the direction of the sun and it won't take long for the inside of your pizza box to heat up.
When you're ready to bake some cookies place the dough in small cookie balls, slightly flattened inside your new oven. With the box lid closed and the flap held open, face your oven into the sun and wait for your cookies to bake!
Baking in a solar oven will take a little longer than in a regular oven depending on the temperature but well worth the wait.
Happy Camping!
Leanne Arnott invites you to read more articles about taking your family camping or going on a family hiking trip at http://www.family-camping-and-hiking.com. You can add your submissions on many topics and subscribe to our monthly ezine.
Posted: August 18, 2014, 5:34 pm

For this project the best box would be a banana box or fruit box because of the heavier thicker corrugated design. This box can be picked up for free at your local grocery store. A printer paper box from work would do the job too. The Box Oven can be completely free or as expensive and high tech as you want. The following items can be purchased for about ten bucks or liberated from somewhere else around the house or garage.
4 - 1/8" Diameter Steel Rod (36" long)
1 - Metal Trivet (Steel or Aluminum)
2 - 8 x 8 aluminum Trays
Roll of Aluminum Foil
Aluminum Duct Sealing Tape (optional)
Digital Thermometer with probe (optional - we're going high tech)
Super Glue
Most boxes I have used are 20" long by 15" wide x 9-1/2" deep. Turn box up vertical on end. Measure up 9-1/2" up from bottom and strike a level line on both sides of the box. Measure down 4" from top and strike another level line on both sides of the box. If you do not have a trivet, strike a level line 1" up from bottom.
Mark the top line for two 1/8" holes four inches apart. Mark the middle line for three 1/8" holes three inches apart. Mark the bottom line the same as the top, if you're not using a trivet. (See Photo)
The lid needs to be modified to fit properly. Trim the lip on one end of the lid so it will fit flush on the box without having to handle the box. Use the leftover cardboard to fill the gap in the lid. Use the foil tape to seal off. (See Photo) Remember when baking that the box will be HOT, especially at the top. Caution: Do not use the tape on the inside of the box. The glue on the tape is good for sealing, but not for eating.
Line the inside of the box and lid with two layers of aluminum foil and glue as needed. Be sure and put the shiny side out.
Cut the metal rods in half or have them cut at the home improvement store. Use the rod or an ice pick (be careful) to punch the holes in the box. Brace the box from behind as not to bend or crush it. Also, punch a series on holes on both sides of the box just up from the bottom for ventilation. The handle hole on top can be vented as needed when baking, by taping a foil patch on it as an adjustable flap.
The top and bottom rack will support the aluminum trays and the middle rack with hold the food. (See Photo)
If this oven is going high tech a hole for the digital probe will be needed. The probe should be as close to the food as possible with out touching. Install it about 2" up and near the back of the baking rack.
For a test drive used a tube of store bought biscuits and bake as directed. This oven will need nine briquettes, four on top and five on the bottom. When the charcoals are just turning gray, put four, one in each corner of the tray for the top rack and five, one in each corner and one in center for the bottom rack. Put biscuits in Box Oven. Put on Lid and bake.
The temperature will soar up to 400 degrees or so, then slowly drop to about 225 degrees and hold. Check after about ten minutes or so.
You will be pleasantly surprised. With a little practice you can bake many different types of bread. I pull mine out when I'm grilling, so I do not have to run back into the house for bread.
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Posted: August 18, 2014, 5:31 pm
Be a Prepper: A Beginner's Guide to Surviving Disasters and Other Emergencies was a free book for the kindle when this post was written.

Better to be ready than sorry later! Basic information you need in order to survive disasters and other emergencies.

Disasters, natural or thrust upon us, can happen at any time without any warning, or so little, that you cannot do anything about it. Except…if you are already prepared!

Knowing the things to do and what decisions to make to protect your loved ones and yourself has become crucial due to changing global climate, political tensions and other unforeseen events that could affect your livelihood. We all know we have to do it. Isn’t it time to get it done? This book contains the basic information you need to become a prepper and to be ready when unfortunate disaster strikes. In this book you will learn:

• Why you should become a prepper
• What you need to do to get ready
• Identify potential risks and hazards
• Prepare an emergency plan and test it
• Build your emergency supplies
• What is a bug-out bag and why you need it
• Securing supplies for your personal defense
• What you need to know to evacuate
• Sustainable living and long-term prepping
• Emergency barter

Be prepared and live safely through the worst situation life could bring upon you and your loved ones. Be a prepper!

Posted: August 14, 2014, 6:57 pm
Camping And Cooking: Everything You Need To Know About Camping And Cooking In One Place (Camping Cookbook, Camping, Cooking, Outdoor Cooking, Camping Recipes, How To Camp, Camping Guide Book 1) was a free book for the kindle when this post was written.

Camping And Outdoor Cooking Has Never Been Easier!

Today only, get this Kindle book for FREE. Regularly priced at $5.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device.

Have you been thinking about getting out the great outdoors? Do you have kids that pester you to go camping, but you don't want to admit to them that you don't know anything about it? Is the thought of creating a campsite daunting? Is the idea of eating cold food out of tin cans day after day a turnoff? All you need is a little guidance and you can be camping in style!

Learn how to create a comfortable campsite cook some of the best tasting foods you've ever had download this book TODAY and:
  • Learn About The Various Types Of Camping Equipment Available.
  • Learn How To Provide Comfortable Shelter In Most Camping Environment.
  • Learn How To Cook Great Tasting Food In The Outdoors.
  • Discover How Easy And Fun Can Be Can Be For Your Whole Family!

Are you worried that there might not be anything to do when you go camping? Do you think your family will get so bored that the want to come home right away? Download this book NOW and:
  • Learn How To Make Camping The Best Family Experience Ever!
  • Create Fun Activities That Can Be Done Even If You Are Stuck In A Tent When It's Raining.
  • Learn Activities That Will Teach Your Kids How To Appreciate Being In Nature.
  • Discover Some Great Activities To Do Outdoors That Will Entertain Your Whole Family.

Explore everything from what type of tent, sleeping bag and foods to use when camping. Download this book TODAY and prepare for the adventure of a lifetime!
Posted: August 14, 2014, 6:46 pm
Wearable safety device issues a widespread alert without the need to unlock a smartphone

RELEASE EMBARGOED UNTIL: 9 a.m. ET, August 13, 2014

SEATTLE (August 13, 2014)—A new Kickstarter project is launching today that has the power to transform the way people call for help in an emergency. The new React Sidekick is a low-energy, wearable Bluetooth safety device that pairs with a powerful safety app putting security within reach when it counts. With a simple click of a button the React Sidekick issues a widespread emergency alert, without having to reach for or unlock a phone.

“Since we launched our app (React Mobile) over a year ago, we’ve been continually evolving our software and it’s become clear that an app alone is not enough. That’s why we’ve created the React Sidekick,” said React Mobile CEO and Co-Founder, Robb Monkman. “The Sidekick provides peace of mind at your fingertips without the need to find your phone, unlock it, and dial. Simply press a button to send out a widespread emergency alert to friends and family.”

The React Sidekick’s modular, gender-neutral design is geared toward those with an active lifestyle, especially when alone or in new environments, meeting new clients, or in a new dating situation. The React Sidekick easily pairs with the React Mobile app and can be worn on a clip, keychain and carabiner. It is also a great tool to give to children and teens so they can easily call for help in an emergency when their phone is out of reach.

After being the victim of an armed robbery several years ago, co-founder Robb Monkman developed the React Mobile app as a way to discretely send out a call for help. After launching React Mobile a year ago, Robb brought together a new team with product design and connected device experience to create the React Sidekick. That team includes hardware veteran Rob Bangerter who has more than 25 years of extensive experience in consumer products and created the world’s first app-enabled game accessory for the iPad. The team also includes Josh Buesseler, an award-winning industrial designer with experience creating products for a broad range of industries, from outdoor to consumer electronics and medical markets.

Kickstarter backers can choose between the black tricolored LED React Sidekick for $29 (early bird special) or a special only for Kickstarter color sold exclusively as part of a VIP package for $99. The team plans to ship the device by December 2014.The Kickstarter goal is $25,000, which will go exclusively to cover tooling costs for the project.

To see the React Sidekick Kickstarter campaign video or for more information on the React Sidekick, go to: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/robbmonkman/269720949?token=754c3545.
About React Mobile
Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, React Mobile is an app and wearable tech solution focusing on transforming the way people call for help in an emergency. To learn more about React Mobile, visit www.reactsidekick.com.

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Posted: August 13, 2014, 1:00 pm
Having clean water to drink is the most important thing to have. With this pitcher that filters your water from Clearly Filtered you can be positive that you will have the cleanest and freshest water. This pitcher is very easy to use and it is gravity fed filtered. A replaceable filter that takes out 99.99% of impurities. It even gets out Fluoride. The filter filters up to 200 gallons of water for your family so it is also a great value.

I was sent this pitcher and filter set over a week ago and immediately started using it. I now only use it. I love it. I really noticed a fresher taste in my tap water as soon as I poured it in my glass. The chlorine smell was gone. No longer do we think we are at a city pool! Our city water supplier must use massive amounts of chlorine. That is the number one reason I started buying bottled water, the chlorine taste is so bad in our tap water that you would gag while trying to even take a small sip. Plus all of the other nasty things in it , like Fluoride and Mercury. It is just scary. But, now we can drink our tap water and know that it is saving us money and it is so easy to use.
Posted: August 12, 2014, 1:18 pm
YOUR SURVIVAL GUIDE: 14 Ways to Stay Afloat in This Economy (Self-Help for Those Who are Drowning in Money Problems, Housing Difficulties, Family Struggles) (Self-Help That Works)was a free kindle book at the time of the writing of this post.

If you've got money problems, housing difficulties, family struggles, and find yourself in emotional tumults, you may have noticed that you are not alone. Everyone is touched by this new economic climate; no one is left out, no matter how they appear to be surviving.

What to do about it? How to help yourself and others? How to approach today and tomorrow by giving yourself the best opportunity of doing well is revealed here -- it's a new way of living. Embrace it!

The tools and techniques offered here will give you and yours ways to cope and ways to improve your situation whether it's financial or emotional. It covers every aspect of life. This survival guide offers suggestions on how to make the most of what you have in 2013 and how to improve your circumstances in the future. This survival self-help guide is for a new way of living and is a road map for creating a better world -- one person at a time! Your life and your world will be better in the process.

Sally Huss has been a King Features Syndicated author of the popular "Happy Musings" panel for newspapers for many years in the US and Canada. She has authored over 30 books, focusing on positive attitude in sports, character building in children, and uplifting messages for everyone. Her bright and happy art has appeared on millions of products (even happy baby bibs in Walmart!)

Preface -- "There have been better times, but none better to remind us of what is important." -- Sally Huss
Now is a time of complete misunderstanding.

Step 1 -- How it Appears -- "Life is picture perfect. We just can't see the whole picture." -- Sally Huss
Now is a time of great troubles, and therefore, great change.

Step 2 -- A New View -- "We suffer less by understanding the lessons we are undergoing. School is always in session."
What we need is a new point of view.

Step 3 -- A New Wealth -- "Wealth is an unknown quantity. Anybody can be wealthy with the right point of view." -- Sally Huss
Wealth is usually associated with money.

Step 4 -- A New Strength -- "Harmony never feels better than when you establish it within yourself." -- Sally Huss
How do you gather the strength you need to handle the situations that confront you? Breathe!

Step 5 -- A New Opportunity -- "Life goes on and on, offering opportunities to make it better and better." -- Sally Huss
What are the business opportunities at this time?

Step 6 -- A New Thinking -- "Look up. Brighter times are on the horizon." -- Sally Huss

Step 7 -- A New Conservation -- "The best things in life are free and they are becoming more popular than ever." -- Sally Huss
What do we need to conserve? Everything!

Step 8 -- A New Education -- "Struggles become us when we face them courageously." -- Sally Huss
A new way of living requires new ways of doing things, and in turn, new ways of educating yourself and your children.

Step 9 -- A New Way of Eating -- "When one has little, one is grateful for anything. When one has a lot, one must be grateful for everything." -- Sally Huss
How can we change the way we eat that will help improve our circumstances?

Step 10 -- A New Compassion -- "The growing anxieties in the world must not touch the peacefulness in your heart." -- Sally Huss
What we need at this time is a breath of fresh air, one that gives hope to all who need help.

Step 11 -- A New Forgiveness -- "Forgiveness is always appropriate." -- Sally Huss

Step 12 -- A New Morality -- "In these times, keep your standards high and your expenses low, and you'll continue to sail." -- Sally Huss
Our popular culture has taken us off track.

Step 13 -- A New Happiness -- "Happiness that depends on happenings is short-lived. Happiness that depends on nothing is forever.
Posted: August 11, 2014, 1:32 pm
Saving Money in the Kitchen: Frugal Cooking Tips and Recipes was a free kindle book at the time of this posting.

 Louise Hill is a mom to five and grandmother to 8 who has spent years learning how to save money throughout the house. In Saving Money in the Kitchen: Frugal Cooking Tips and Recipes, Louise shares the many tips that she has learned. Despite the economic conditions, whenever you can save money it means that you have more money to save or to spend elsewhere. In difficult economic conditions, finding ways to save money can be crucial.

In this book you will learn how to cut costs in the kitchen, not only by reducing your grocery bill, but also by stocking your kitchen wisely and cooking smart. Saving Money in the Kitchen: Frugal Cooking Tips and Recipes is filled with tips on how to save money on food costs, as well as delicious meal ideas and breakfast, lunch, dinner, side dish, soup, dessert and slow cooker recipes that you can make inexpensively.
Posted: August 11, 2014, 1:21 pm
Building a Wood Fired Oven in a Day was a free book for the kindle when this post was written.

This book is for anyone who’s dreamed of baking bread or pizza in their own outdoors woodfired oven, but always lacked the space, the skills to build one or the funds to buy one.

The Mini Wood Fired Oven costs less than a £100 to build. Its footprint is just one metre square, it is fantastically simple to make, and you don’t have to make room to store it in your shed when the first frost comes.

Inspired by an ancient Croatian baking method, Dragan built the Mini Wood Fired Oven in our garden at The Artisan Bakery School in just one day. It makes a beautifully versatile alternative to the full-size wood fired oven we use to bake breads and make pizzas for the village.

* Takes 1 hour to reach baking temperature

* Requires very little wood

* Lends fabulous, smokey character to food

* Can be used for breads, pizzas, baked spuds, casseroles and even barbecued food

Building a Wood Fired Oven in a Day includes metric and imperial measurements. It has very simple plans,dimensions, photographs, lists of materials and tools, step-by-step building instructions, and explanations on how to best use your oven.
Posted: August 10, 2014, 2:18 pm
If you have been wanting to get some cast iron cookware , now is the time to do it. This Lodge L5HS3 5-Piece Pre-Seasoned Cast-Iron Cookware Set at a ridiculously low price. Get it while it is on sale and had free shipping.Now is the chance to get a whole set of cast iron cookware.
Posted: August 10, 2014, 1:54 pm
I CAN CAN CHICKEN!! How to home can chicken to save money and time with quick, easy, tasty family recipes (I Can Can!! Frugal Living Series Book 2) was a free book for the kindle when this post was written.

In this book you will learn to home can flavorful and delicious, naturally tender chicken.

What will you learn in this book?

1. You will learn easy step-by-step methods to safely home can chicken for yourself and your family.

2. You will learn to almost effortlessly create and safely home can your own chicken stock using your crockpot or electric turkey roaster.

3. You will learn to significantly lower your food costs and increase the nutritional value of your family’s diet.

4. You will learn how to shop to get the best prices on the highest quality cuts of meat.

5. You will learn how to use the canned chicken in delicious, easy recipes that will make going through the drive-through seem like more trouble than cooking a healthy meal for your family.

Each simple step in the home canning process is fully explained in an easy-to-understand, conversational style. The canning procedures are followed by a series of easy and tasty recipes for super-quick nutritious family meals. These recipes are designed for busy people who are trying to keep a frugal, healthy, country panty in a modern world.

These techniques are written so that anyone, whether you are a complete novice or a seasoned home canner, can follow along. Everything is step by step. Both the how and the why of the steps are clearly explained.

Try I Can Can Chicken to discover the satisfaction that comes from stocking your pantry with wholesome, nutritious, and delicious foods for you and your family.

Scroll back to the top of the page to click BUY NOW to learn more about this exciting food storage process to save money and time while increasing food quality for your family.
Posted: August 10, 2014, 1:32 pm
Make Your Own Gear » 3,06 oz. ikea woodstove -- BackpackingLight.com Forums

Another great idea that someone shared. Dang, there are a lot of geniuses out there!!!

Posted: August 9, 2014, 5:18 pm
Pantry Foods You Need to Survive the Worst: Including Recipes using Pantry Staples was a free kindle book at the time of this writing.

Pantry Foods You Need to Survive the Worst - Including Recipes using Pantry Staples

The only thing we can be certain of in life is its uncertainty. You never know when someone in your family is going to get sick, when you might lose your job or when a large-scale disaster might strike. While you can’t predict what may or may not happen in the future, you can take simple measures to be prepared for the worst. In the event of a disaster, one of the most important things you can do for your family is to keep them fed – that is where a well-stocked pantry comes into play.
In this book you will learn the basics about what an emergency pantry is and what kind of foods you should stock in it. You will also receive the following:

  • Factors to consider when stocking a pantry

  • Tips for organizing your pantry for the greatest efficiency

  • Storage tips for rotating foods to keep them fresh

  • Delicious recipes using your pantry items

  • If you have ever thought about stocking an emergency pantry for yourself or your family, this is just the book you need to get started. By the time you finish this book you will feel prepared to create a well-stocked pantry that will keep your family fed during an emergency.
    Posted: August 9, 2014, 2:57 pm
    Frugal Cooking with Dry and Canned Foods: The Economical Way of Cooking Balanced and Healthy Meals at Home was a free book for kindle when this post was written.

    Frugal Cooking with Dry and Canned Foods

    The Economical Way of Cooking Balanced and Healthy Meals at Home

    Are you fed up with trying to stick to a budget and nothing seems to work out the way you hoped? Cooking economically is a better alternative than your former relatively careless regime when the weekly groceries were a mere errand regardless of price. It’s not that easy for some to be convinced by just that statement alone; fortunately Frugal Cooking with Dried and Canned Foods is a sincere attempt to compile an assortment of evidence that proves this.

    Canned and Dried foods are irresistibly delectable in their true form. This eBook also halts your search for excellent recipes designed entirely with frugal ingredients.

    You will be amazed by the things this sort of cooking covers. Though commonly referred to; not many truly know what frugal cooking really means.

    The Frugal Cooking with Dried and Canned Foods eBook contains the following information:

    1. The benefits of Frugal cooking.

    2. How to be a skilled Frugal shopper.

    3. Quick and easy recipes for canned and dried food categories.

    4. How to choose an economic lifestyle.

    Posted: August 8, 2014, 1:39 pm
    Grow Your Own Groceries: Vegetables was a free kindle book when this post was written.

    Imagine walking out to your backyard or sunny patio and picking your own Plump Juicy tomatoes and crisp lettuce for a healthy salad. It just puts you at peace, knowing how it was grown and that it is fresh and healthy. I often plan the menu depending on what’s ready to harvest. Eating this way is so much easier than menu planning and
    grocery shopping all the time. There are so many reasons to grow your own foods organically and you don’t need to spend a fortune to do so. You can start as big or small as you like. Do you like BLTs with sweet tomatoes and crisp lettuce? Grow a tomato plant with some lettuce planted at its base. Who doesn’t love Spaghetti? You could even make your own Spaghetti sauce. Do you like fresh crisp Lettuce on your burger? Do you use Green Onions? Grow them both in a small pot on a sunny windowsill. This book covers everything you need to know to grow your own vegetables easily and inexpensively.

    In this book you will learn:

    • Some of the top reasons to grow your own foods

    • Where to get seeds and plants for far less than the stores

    • How to easily grow, companion plant, harvest, store and collect seeds from 14 of the most popular vegetables

    • Which of these can be regrown from Grocery store produce and seed

    • How to make 3 basic potting soils yourself that are far better than the name brands

    • How to grow and use your own mulches, even in pots!

    • How to make 6 of your own fertilizers with things you most likely already have

    • which vegetables can be container grown and what size container is needed for best growth

    • How to make your own trellis’s, plantable seed starting pots, cloches etc…from things you have around the house or can purchase inexpensively from the hardware store.
    Growing your own Groceries: Vegetables is just a first to come in a series of eBooks on growing your own foods. It couldn’t be easier to grow your own foods, even if you are in an apartment with limited space. All you need is a sunny window sill to get started.
    Posted: August 8, 2014, 1:28 pm
    I was really wowed when I first seen this!  My Little Man even more. This is such a neat idea and it is easy to become a backer of this project through Kickstarter!

    A soft, plush toy that becomes a hoodie for your child is a great idea. They can take it along with them in car, camping, school, trips, airplane, etc and if they get cold put it on. Then at bed time they have their snuggly stuffed animal that they can use as a pillow to make them feel at home. Awesome! Pledge to  Hoodsbee at Kickstarter!
    Posted: August 8, 2014, 12:37 am
    Ebola: How to prepare for Ebola was a free kindle book when this post was written.

    Ebola has been dominating the world news in recent weeks. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has infected hundreds of people and has claimed many lives. The concern is that the Ebola virus will transfer around the world very quickly. The reason that this is a real danger is that Ebola Symptoms can take as long as 21 days to show themselves, in this time the virus can be spread around the world.

    However, unlike flu the virus, Ebola is not airborne. This gives us a good chance of being able to fight it and stop the Ebola outbreak from spreading.

    This book covers the viral symptoms of the Ebola virus - it tells you what to look out for. Like many infectious diseases, Ebola transfers quickly where there is poor public health and lack of sanitation, the book explains why western survival rates are likely to be higher.

    The prepper community is fully aware of the need to prepare for potential pandemics such as these and preppers will have already stockpiled goods to help them survival if the Ebola outbreak reaches our shores. The book gives a short insight into how a prepper will prepare for any infectious disease, including Ebola and flu, hitting the United States and tells people new to the concept what steps to take in the first instance.
    Posted: August 7, 2014, 11:21 am

    This is so simple and tasty!


    1 cup water

    1 cup vinegar

    1 cup sugar

    4 cucumbers that have been peeled and sliced thin

    1 medium onion sliced thin

    In a large bowl that has a cover to it mix together the first 3 ingredients. Mix it up well. Add the cucumber and onion slices. Mix well and cover. Place in fridge for a few hours. I also add a bit of black pepper to ours.

    Posted: August 7, 2014, 10:00 am
    Survival Seeds: The Heirloom Seed Saving Handbook was a free kindle book when this post was written.

    Are You Truly Prepared to Survive an Extended Emergency Situation?

    If you don't have survival seeds, you may be woefully unprepared.

    Survival food will only get you so far. Once it runs out, you're on your own when it comes to sourcing food for yourself and your family. Survival seeds can be used to plant a survival garden that will ensure you have a long-term renewable source of healthy food.

    Learning to grow and save heirloom seeds could be the difference between living a long, healthy life and starving to death in an extended emergency.

    Survival Seeds: The Heirloom Seed Saving Handbook gives you the knowledge needed to grow and collect seeds from 40 different types of fruit and vegetables, including the following:
    • Artichokes.
    • Apples.
    • Asparagus.
    • Beans.
    • Berries.
    • Broccoli.
    • Cherries.
    • Corn.
    • Grapes.
    • Citrus fruits.
    • Leafy greens.
    • Peas.
    • Potatoes.
    • Tomatoes.
    • and many more.

    Click the "Buy Now" button and learn how to ensure your family has a renewable supply of food available when you need it most.

    Posted: August 6, 2014, 2:03 pm

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