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Wild Forage Cookbook: Wild Game Recipes, Wood Oven Cooking, Garden and Outdoor Adventure! (Volume 1) was a free kindle book when this post was written.

 Anthony Nelson is the publisher of the popular Wild Forage Blog. He started the blog to help demystify the practice of foraging for your own food.

The Wild Forage Cookbook is a compilation of some of the best recipes from his 2014 blog. Anthony is not a professional chef with a degree form a fancy culinary school. He is a home taught cook that loves to experiment with wild game, fresh fish and organically grown vegetables. Anthony will show you how to take these natural ingredients and create delicious meals.

This book contains thirty-four mouthwatering recipes. The preparation of each recipe is explained in detail with pictures to help you through the cooking process. The Wild Forage Cookbook is unique in the fact that it contains more than just recipes. The book includes favorite stories from the field as Anthony fished, hunted, foraged, gardened and learned how to cook using a wood fired oven.

Wild forage is a cookbook that keeps you well fed with both delicious recipes and entertaining tales from the field. After reading the Wild Forage Cookbook, you will feel confident in your abilities to gather wild foods and make a delicious meal!
Posted: March 26, 2015, 1:51 pm
How To Survive Anything. 35 Outstanding Prepper's Hacks To Build A Bunker: (survival guide, survival shelter, how to survive the end of the world as we ... handbook, how to survive anything, Book 1) was a free kindle book when this post was written.

How To Survive Anything.


35 Outstanding Prepper's Hacks To Build A Bunker


This book offers you 35 great tips and suggestions on how to build and equip a bunker to survive a disaster.

This is not something we like to think about but the truth of the matter is the world is having more natural and man made disasters occurring now than ever before. So we must start thinking that there is a chance that a disaster could occur in the area that we live. It is certainly better to be prepared for the worst than not prepared at all. This book will help to give you important and perhaps even life saving suggestions that you can make use of to help save the lives of you and your loved ones.

The situations we will cover together are


• Building Your Bunker

• Location of Your Shelter

• Bunker Designs

• Bunker Building Continued

• Survival Plans

• Things to Consider when Building a Shelter. 
Posted: March 21, 2015, 4:59 pm
Free Camping , sometimes called Bookdocking, is a great way to go. You can easily find places all over that allow it. Great way to save money and travel.

http://www.boondocking.org/ has a database that you can search to find some free camping sites.

The Common Sense Approach To Boondocking Safety
I truly believe that everything in life, even sitting in a chair and breathing, involves some element of risk. Each of us decides for ourselves every day what risks we are willing to take. If your risk tolerance is exceptionally low, you're not likely to be travelling at all or reading this website.
When it comes to quieting our fears, nothing's more effective than knowledge and experience.
From 8 years of boondocking experience, here are my common sense conclusions, insights and boondocking safety advice.
  • When it comes to robberies, statistically, I am much more likely to be a victim in my house than in my RV.
  • Setting up camp down a dirt road on public land makes me no more a target for a thief than anyone who builds a home or cottage on a country road in a remote area
  • My RV is much less appealing to a thief than a permanent residence in that I don't have the same amount of valuable removable furniture or fixtures that can easily be converted to cash.
  • I'm often only camped in one location for a day or two...not enough time for a thief to scope the place out and get to know my routines.
  • Although the majority of RVers are honest nice people, even if we're camped in a "secured" campground or an LTVA area with other RVers all around us it doesn't mean there isn't a thief amongst us or that we're safe from a break-in or robbery
  • I admit that, like many people, at home, I don't know some of my closest neighbors and I have very little time or interest in seeing who comes in and out of their yard. Most RVers will agree that when we're traveling we're much more likely to get to know and keep an eye on our neighbor's property than when we're at home.
  • In most boondocking areas, the common courtesy is to leave space, a few hundred yards minimum between campers. In campgrounds, where units are closer, if someone (a stranger) is walking towards or around the immediate area of your unit, it may not be as obvious or noticeable.
  • We use common sense when selecting a place to stop. When it comes to boondocking safety we trust our intuition and drive on if the environment doesn't "feel" safe.
  • The further from civilization, the more safe it feels to be camped where we're totally alone.
  • There's safety in numbers. This holds true for boondocking safety. Especially when we're closer to urban areas, we want others, RVers, truckers etc. within view.
  • Most thieves are lazy. That's why the majority of RV break-ins occur within easy access of the cities where most thieves hang out. We avoid boondocking when we're within a short drive of the biggest cities.
  • Most thieves don't want to deal with any type of struggle so the easiest time to steal our possessions is when we're not in the RV. As with any parked vehicle, we don't leave cash in the RV and keep valuables out of sight.
  • Because we're inside our motorhome at night, our RV is much more likely to be a target in the daytime or evening while we 're parked for shopping, dining out, or going to a show in any urban location than when we're camped in an out-of-the way boondocking site.
  • In parking lots, truck stops or road side areas, don't look for the darkest concealed corner. Instead park in the light, and use black-out curtains or eye-wear that block the light while you sleep.
  • No matter where you are parked, if trouble does come to find you, driving away your vehicle can be your best defence.
  • Park so that you can leave by driving forward. If you need to leave in a hurry, you don't want to have to back up, or do more manoevering than necessary.
  • Keep your vehicle in the best possible operating condition.
  • Believe it or not, the only boondocking safety concern isn't burglers. No matter where you're camped, in case of a medical emergency, be sure you have enough fuel to make it to the nearest hospital or all night gas station in the middle of the night.
  • Don't be paranoid. Just cautious.
  • When you're in a community of RVs, even in a gated pay campground, make a point of getting acquainted with your neighbors before you leave your RV unattended for the day.
  • In small towns, if there's no signage to the contrary, ask at the grocery store or gas station or even ask the local police about using the town park or a parking lot to "spend the night". If you get a positive response, you'll have the added security of them knowing you're there and watching out for you.
  • Always be attentive to your surroundings.
Marianne Edwards is the author of the Frugal Shunpiker's Guides to the Southwest. She has been boondocking safely for more than 8 years. Learn how to find great boondocking locations on her website http://www.frugal-rv-travel.com


Posted: March 21, 2015, 12:34 pm
We are already talking about going camping this summer. Already planning for it. Here is a list of the items that we will need for camping.

NEED:

1. First Aid Kit

2.Fire Proof Matches

3.Rope

4.Tarp

5.Peanut Butter

6.Headlamp, Flashlight, or a Lantern

7.Compass and maps

8. Alternate weather wear - You never know when it might rain or if the weather will change. Better safe !

9.Pocket Knife

10.Tent

11.Sleeping Bag

12. BackPack

13. Different types of camping cookware

14. Sunscreen

15. Bug Spray

16. Other things that will make you camping trip more enjoyable and comfortable. Think about what your family would need. Kids etc. 
Posted: March 20, 2015, 11:18 pm

I bet you have heard it many times - save water... save the planet... But do we really do it? Well, this time I am determined. I will change my habits to save the planet (hardly), but to reduce my water footprint and most of all to give a good example to my kid. Who knows, he may save the planet one day. While doing my research, I found the "evergreen" rules for water conservation, but also came across some great ideas and tricks on how to conserve water easily. See what I have found and how we can save money by going green. If you have other water saving tips, be welcome to share them here.
How to Conserve Water (Beginners' Level)
Here are those tips and tricks on how to conserve water that are easy to implement. Neither money, nor time investment, nor special preparations are needed. It's just you and your conscious.
  • Take shorter showers. I should confess I used to be a ten-minute-shower-person. I love long and hot showers. They are so relaxing especially after busy or cold days. But let's face it - more than 21% of the household water use comes from the shower. Not to count the fact that water may run unused till we wait for a good to us temperature. Nevertheless, I know I can reduce the minutes under the shower and start relaxing, let's say in a more efficient way.

  • Turn off the faucet when you brush your teeth. That's how you can conserve about 2 gallons of water per brushing.

  • Skip a shave. If you still have to shave every day, just don't rinse your razor under a running tap, but fill your basin with little warm water.

  • Do not wash your hair every day. I think this is not only a good how to conserve water tip, it's a good hair maintenance advice too. If you still feel the need to wash your hair every day, why don't you try a different hair cut or style.

  • Run your dishwasher only when it's full. I used to wash my dishes by hand just because I thought I'd use less water. If you are like me, don't fool yourself. A dishwasher will save you about 10 gallons of water per washing and will use less soap too.

  • Fully load your washing machine. It will save you about 3 gallons of water for each wash. A front-loading washing machine is more efficient than a top-loading one.

  • Don't let the tap dripping. Fix leaky sinks and running toilets quickly.

  • "If it's yellow, let it mellow. If it's brown, flush it down." Have you heard this before? This was one of the fresh how to conserve water tips for me. If you don't feel OK with this, why don't you try implement it during the night? At least you will not wake everybody up when you flush the water.

  • Use the small flush if you have a dual flush toilet. It is sufficient for just about anything, and when it isn't, doing two small flushes is actually better than one big one.
How to Conserve Water (Intermediate Level)
How to conserve water has never been easier, but these water saving tips may require some financial investment. If you are as determined to go green and save money as I am, then they deserve at least your attention.
  • Toilet lid sink. Frankly, this was a real finding for me on how to conserve water in the most practical way. When you wash your hands, water is saved in the tank and is used to flush the toilet next time. It not only saves water, but space too. Note that you can buy only the tank.

  • Install a low-flow shower head and reduce your shower water use by 20 to 60%.

  • Instant Off Water Saver.This is another "precious" how to conserve water trick. Practically, Instant Off controls the water. When you push the rod, water starts. Once the rod is released, water stops. This little water saving device is perfect for bathrooms, kitchens, garage sinks and RVs.

  • Use waterless car wash. So, instead of using 500 gallons of water to wash your car by yourself or 32 gallons at the commercial car wash stations, go for the waterless way and you'll get your car shining like new. Learn more and see products offered at Eco Touch and Freedom.

  • Collect rainwater from your roof's downspout in a rain barrel to irrigate your garden. In Colorado, there is a law that bans rainwater capture...., but anywhere else, this water saving tip may be quite valuable and save lots of gallons of clean water from being spent in watering the garden.

  • How to Conserve Water (Masters' Level)

  • Water recycling - greywater and wastewater reuse systems. This how to conserve water idea is of high difficulty and may require big financial investment. Greywater systems take the water from your shower and kitchen (never from the toilet) and redirect it to watering the garden. Learn more at http://greywateraction.org.
Now, knowing how to conserve water, you just need to start doing it. Water and money are both scarce resources. Let's save them thinking of our kids' future.
Nadia Ruseva is a mom, who in the search of some tips to raise her child healthy, found a whole new world of inspiration and ideas about how to be healthy and beautiful inside and out... about how to make a difference.
Posted: March 17, 2015, 3:31 pm
Efficient Home Hiding Places: The Best Places to Hide Valuables at Home was a free Kindle book when this post was written.

 In this ebook, you will find many useful DIY hacks to hide your cash and valuable possessions - and most of those hiding places are already in your home and you don’t have to spend any extra money to create them. In this book, we will tell you how to find those places in your home and protect your money.

There will be a few things that you will need in order to build a hiding place. You can find the required items easily at a nearby hardware store - nothing will be too expensive. The rest of the items that will require are most likely already within your house.
Posted: March 15, 2015, 12:47 pm
10 Banned Foods to Avoid

Are you eating "food that's already banned" in other countries but is still allowed to poison and kill Americans? Learn these pernicious ingredients and common foods through this infographic. Use the embed code to share it on your website.

Posted: March 13, 2015, 1:35 pm
The Prepper's Guide To Off The Grid Survival: An Introduction Into Living A Self Sufficient, Stress Free Lifestyle In Financial Peace (Self Sufficiency, Boondocking, Urban Farming, Prepare, Garden) was a free book for the Kindle when this post was written.

The Prepper's Guide To Off The Grid Survival


Have you had enough of working day in day out, paying the rising cost of living and thinking of living off the grid?
Henry Hill’s guide to a off the grid living provides an eye-opening and intuitive insight into the financial and social pressures of today’s society while providing an all-encompassing method to alleviate such demands on your life by what he calls, “Living Off the Grid.” Hill stresses the importance of being in financial peace while maintaining a productive lifestyle.

This book is a guide for everything from household alternatives to public utilities to growing your own produce and raising livestock. This starts as simple as using solar panels to reduce dependence on the power “grid” to providing detailed instructions on how to make ethanol to cook with. Off-the-grid homes are autonomous they do not rely on municipal water supply, sewer, natural gas, electrical power grid, or similar utility services. A true off-grid house is able to operate completely independently of all traditional public utility services. Hill mainly focuses on understanding behind the modern day utilities while also emphasizing on how to manage the things without them.

This vision and mission truly include how to get started in all parts of everyday life and goes on to mature with the audience reading this book. The book literally guides you on how to grow, while growing your own food! Though the goal of this book is financial freedom in the long-term, there are significant amount of start-up costs but options are provided for those that are on the tightest of budgets to begin with.

If you are looking to go “Off the Grid” yourself or are just curious in how this lifestyle is manageable, this is a must-have book to better familiarize yourself with the subject. This eye-opening experience will almost undoubtedly either make you want to follow this lifestyle or change your consumption patterns indefinitely.

With This Book You Will...


  • Learn The Pros And Cons Of Living Off The Grid
  • Learn The Most Viable Alternatives To City Gas, Water And Electricity
  • Learn The Basics Of Growing Your Own Produce
  • Learn The Basics Of Living With Small Livestock
  • Learn Money Management Tips & Bartering
  • Learn How To Deal With Local Laws Concerning Off The Grid Living
  • Much, Much More
The Prepper's Guide To Off The Grid Survival: An Introduction Into Living A Self Sufficient, Stress Free Lifestyle In Financial Peace (Self Sufficiency, Boondocking, Urban Farming, Prepare, Garden) was a free book for the Kindle when this post was written.
Posted: March 13, 2015, 1:13 pm
Off The Grid Living- How To Raise Chickens, Survive Without Power, and Live Off The Grid was a free kindle book at the time of this posting.

 Off grid living is not everyone's cup of tea, however this lifestyle has certain aspects about it that everyone ought to aim for. It is impossible to say how long the existing non renewable energy sources will be available. Whether you decide to go off the grid entirely, or only partially, you can take great steps towards energy independence and conservation, by generating at least a bit of your energy yourself.

This book will cover:
OFF THE GRID LIVING
The Pros and Cons Of Living Off The Grid
How Much Does It Cost To Live Off The Grid?
Home Security When Living Off The Grid
Raising Chickens When Living Off The Grid
Things To Keep in Mind When You Need To Live Off The Grid
Preparing A Bug Out Bag For Off The Grid Living
Off The Grid Refrigeration
Options In Sanitation When Living Off The Grid
7 Ways You Know Your Food Storage System Is Ready For Off the Grid Living
Cooking When There Is No Power
Posted: March 12, 2015, 3:51 pm
85 Sneaky Hiding Places. How To Stash Your Stuff!: (secret hiding places, secret hiding safes, secret hiding stuff, how to hide things, secret hiding, ... hide things, hide money travel Book 1) was a free kindle book when this post was written.

Learn great tips and suggestions on where you should and how you should consider hiding items inside and outside of your household in places that outsider's would not think to look for these items!


In this world we live in today there is high levels of crimes that involve house break-ins where people get robbed of many items that are precious and special to them that they will never be able to replace. In this day and age you need to be prepared for certain things that could occur one being the unfortunate experience of having your home burglarized.

Not only will you be given tips and suggestions on how to protect your precious items but even shown ways to hide a spare key to your home outside of your house where intruders won't think to look. You can great some great advice in ways to make your home environment more secure within this book without spending a large amount of money.

Installing a home security system is not an option everyone can afford. But the suggestions in this book will certainly help to make your home more safe and secure with little to no expense.
Posted: March 10, 2015, 8:00 pm
50 Essential Items For Your Bug Out Bag: The Tools & Things You Will Need to Survive A Disaster was a free kindle book at the time of this blog post. 

50 Essential Items For Your Bug Out Bag: The Tools & Things You Will Need to Survive A Disaster


Most people are not prepared for a disaster of any sort. You may not even think of a disaster beyond a natural one such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes. However, with our economic climate and a global recession in the works everyone should be prepared.

This book will explain the 50 Items that are needed in your Bug Out Bag to survive. Some of them you may know, but a bunch you will not have thought of. This book goes beyond the typical 72 hour Bug Out Bag items that are typically included in Bug Out Bag books. You will fully understand why each item is needed and how to use it.

Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn:


  • What is needed in your Bug Out Bag and why you need one
  • Heat and Light Sources
  • Water and Food Sources
  • Valuables
  • Safety and Navigation
  • Shelter
  • And much, much more!


Everyone should be prepared for any disaster and the devastating aftermath. If you have your Bug Out Bag ready…you’ll be ready!!! To learn more about the 50 Essential Items For Your Bug Out Bag, download your copy of this book now!
Posted: March 9, 2015, 11:29 pm
We are planning on buying some land and getting a tiny house to live in and one of the things about it is that it will be totally off-grid. We are planning on saving money etc , by getting a composting toilet.

If you're like most people, chances are you don't really know what a composting toilet is or how it works. If your initial reaction to the idea is one of disgust, then read on, because we're about to shed some light on the subject! Many people think of a composting toilet as something similar to a port-a-potty or an outhouse. Contrary to this unpleasant image, composting toilets are very clean and sanitary, and they make a great alternative to traditional fixtures. In this article, we'll explain how composting toilets work, and why they are a superior waste management solution that you just might want to consider for your home.

The biggest misconception surrounding composting toilets is that they smell. In reality, nothing could be farther from the truth! If you purchase the right unit, it will be 100% odor free. Good composting toilets use a venting system to maintain odor free operation. A 2" or 4" vent stack must be installed to run vertically up from the toilet and out the roofline of your home. The vent stack is designed to draw air downward through the seat and then up and out the vent. This maintains a partial vacuum inside the unit and ensures that no odor can enter the bathroom. In some units, there is also a small fan assembly to assist with airflow.

There are many varieties of composting toilets to choose from, and contrary to popular belief, not all of them are waterless! There are many composting systems available that use water flushing toilets. These types of units are called central systems, and they are made up of a central composting unit (picture a big box) that sits in the basement or lower level. A separate, more traditional-looking toilet fixture is installed in the bathroom and connected to your water pipes to provide flushing liquid.
The finished product from a composting toilet is, of course, compost. While the uninitiated might have concerns about compost coming from human waste, there is no need to worry. Provided that you followed the manufacturer's instructions, the finished product from your composting unit will be clean and non-offensive. In fact, it will look and smell just like any other normal compost you might purchase from a nursery or garden center.

When shopping for a composting toilet, be sure to look into the product's certifications. Has it been tested to comply with national or international standards for waste management systems? Within North America, composting toilet systems are tested to NSF/ANSI Standard #41. To date, only two manufacturers of composting toilets have successfully had their systems tested and certified to comply with this standard.

The first is Clivus Multrum, a manufacturer of composting systems designed for use in parks and outdoor facilities. The second is Sun-Mar, a Canadian manufacturer of composting toilets designed and approved for residential use. It may be helpful to note that, for consumer's protection and safety, the NSF only certifies composting toilets that are odorless and that produce compost with fecal coliform that does not exceed 200 MPN per gram. In other words, if you use the unit correctly, the finished compost is sanitary and it will not make anyone sick. For more information, visit the NSF's website.

Traditional toilets use as much as 30% of the average household's water consumption. As we move through the 21st century, composting toilets will become an increasingly popular choice for those who need to conserve water, or who simply wish to save money on expensive water and sewer costs. Furthermore, composting toilets are no longer the ugly, awkward fixtures of the past. Modern systems are sleek and contemporary, and blend perfectly in a residential setting. If you're like other Americans looking for ways to save money or minimize your ecological impact, now may be a good time to consider a composting toilet system for your home.

For more information on how composting toilets can save you money, visit the Composting Toilet Store at http://www.composting-toilet-store.com/Composting_Toilets_s/3.htm

Posted: March 9, 2015, 4:52 pm
HOME DEFENSE GUIDE - How To Protect Your Home From Burglars (Prepper Survival Project) was a free kindle book when this post was written.


Taking safety measures in today’s insecure probably the dangerous life, is the need of everyone. Personal protection perhaps, is not too difficult but it becomes a challenge when you have extended family. For family protection you will not only be extra vigilant but be equipped with certain tools that can help you at the time of emergency.

Though robbers haven’t had much courage but they planned very well before entering a home. So, the first thing is to make their entire plan a failed one is to focus on your home as well as surrounding and make it safe through cameras and alarm system. By doing so, you can minimize the chances of facing robbery that can drastically affect you both physically and psychologically.

Prevention is the best defense. So prepare your family and minimize risks.
With this book you will be able to manage personal and family protection. If properly followed you can completely avoid the risk of home invasion or can minimize the risk and loss considerably. It will give you the directions where you can not only safeguard your life but also minimize your financial loss that is always on hit list of burglars.



Here is a preview of what you´ll learn

  • How to manage your property that it looks less attractive to thieves.

  • How to minimize the risks.

  • What burglars appeal.

  • What to do before buying expensive alarm systems.

  • How to prepare your family.

  • The safest und unsafest places in your home.

  • What to do if a burglar is in your home

  • Various possibilities for your protection.

  • and much more ..


So take action right away to learn how to protect your home from burglars
Posted: March 5, 2015, 4:01 pm
Great thing to just throw in the crock pot and let cook all afternoon. Bake up some corn bread and have a yummy meal.

NEED:

1 lb bag of pinto beans

6 cups chicken broth (water)

1 ham hock

1 onion

4 garlic cloves

Salt and pepper to taste
Clean your bag of beans. 
Put everything in the crock pot and let cook for several hours on low.
Posted: March 4, 2015, 7:03 pm
Prepped In A Year: Your 12-Month Guide to Emergency Preparedness was free for the kindle when I wrote this post.

 Everyone should be a prepper. You know about the possibility of extreme weather events, house fires, serious accidents, long-term unemployment, terrorism, civil unrest, pandemics and biohazards. You know that you need to prepare for them. And you know that no one will take care of you and your family but yourself. But what do you do and where do you start?

Prepped In A Year gives you a month-by-month plan to survival prepping, taking you through the necessary steps to create a 72-hour emergency kit, set aside long-term food supplies, ensure the safety and security of your home and family and suggest a monthly skill or practice. Follow the plan, step by step, and you'll be prepped in a year.
Posted: March 1, 2015, 1:41 pm

Maybe you like the idea of using coupons, but can't quite commit to "extreme couponing" - that's OK! There are so many ways you can save with coupons that don't require you to spend hours going through the newspaper or stockpiling tons of stuff you don't need. Here are some simple ways to use coupons that won't be extremely time-consuming:

1. Buy name-brand

If you want to get some real savings, you should really try to buy name brand items. Usually there aren't coupons for generic brands, so only buy generic if you don't plan on using coupons. If you have a coupon, see how much it will save you off the name-brand item and make sure you're getting the best deal - usually this will save you more than if you were to purchase the generic brand.

2. Look for coupons online

You don't have to just browse through flyers and newspapers to find coupons - there are tons of websites devoted to helping you find coupons and excellent deals at your favorite stores. Some of the top coupon websites on the web are RetailMeNot.com and eBates.com. There are also some websites that will even do the hard work for you by telling you about items that are on sale at certain stores and where you can find additional coupons for these items to get you the very best savings possible.

3. Put your coupons to use in stores

Have you ever seen the television show where "extreme couponers" walk up to a cash register with a large stack of coupons to pay for their items? Well, you don't necessarily have to take things this far, but you most certainly should try to shave down your shopping by as much as you possibly can by using coupons. For some people, it takes a little time to get used to using coupons, but once you realize the savings you can amass by using them, you'll never turn back.
You might be reluctant to use a stack of coupons for fear of the cashier being annoyed, but don't worry about that. Stores actually like when customers use coupons because they will be able to buy more from the manufacturer and it encourages customers to buy more.

4. Know your prices

Start a spiral notebook with the prices of your favorite items at a couple different stores. Keep track of it for one or two weeks. Knowing this, you can track when your favorite items hit their lowest price and at that point you can stock up.

5. Match coupons to sales

You'll find the most extreme savings by matching your coupons to items that are already on sale. Look at your coupons and try to compare to store ads to see if there are any matches.
For more tips on how to save money and live frugally, visit [http://www.living-frugally.com]

Posted: March 1, 2015, 12:14 pm
Secret Chambers and Hiding Places: Learn How To Stash Your Valuables Safely At Home Or On The Go was a free kindle book when this was posted.


We've all had the need to stash something at least once in our lifetime. We have all had the need to hide something to well, that no one on earth could possibly find it. This could to hide something as simple as a birthday present or a stack of cash.

These hiding places can be as simple as a hollowed out book. Sometimes though, a hollowed out book just isn't secure enough for you. In this book we will discuss many different hiding places, from the simple to the complex projects. Weather you want to hide your stash from your thieving roommates or from the prying eyes of the government. From family heirlooms or gold bullion there's a creative and safe place to fashion a hiding place. Not only valuables but also weapons can be safely stashed in clever hiding places. In case there is an emergency or a natural disaster, don't you want to be protected?

Learn how to hide your treasures, items and documents securely: Whatever the case may be, this book is here to help by detailing over twenty ways and places that you can stash your stuff.

In Your Home
On The Road
When You're Traveling
From Hackers/Cyber Thieves
Posted: February 28, 2015, 12:28 pm
Earthquakes, Tsunamis & Floods, Oh My!: An Emergency Preparedness Guidebook was a free book for the kindle when this post was written.

 Do you know what to do if disaster strikes? Are you prepared to survive without the conveniences of a modern society? This guidebook will teach you the basic principles of emergency preparedness and disaster planning, and will walk you through the initial steps required to become reasonably self-sufficient for short term emergencies.
Posted: February 28, 2015, 12:16 pm
Natural Laundry Detergent: DIY Organic Laundry Detergent Recipes To Clean Better & Save Money was a free kindle book when this post was written.

 To live a green and healthy life, there are many changes we can all make in various areas of our life. One simple change you can make, is the choice of laundry detergent you use to wash your clothes. Most people would like to rid their homes of pollutants. But, how often do you think about these toxins thriving in the laundry room?

In this book by best selling author Kate Anderson you are given easy to follow steps to give you fresher, cheaper, organic, cleaner and safer laundry!

What You Will Learn From This Book




* Clean Better. Be Safer. Save Money!

* What Is Really In Conventional Laundry Detergent?

* Labels – How They Cheat Us, What To Look Out For

* Protecting Yourself and Your Family

* 15 Easy Steps for Safer Laundry

* The Truth About Fragrances

* The Truth About Optical Brighteners

* The Truth About Dry Cleaning

* Keep Your Fabrics Safe and Looking Like New!

* Caring For Allergy Sufferers

* Tips, Tricks and Recipes

* Top 8 Solutions For All Natural Stain Removal

* Easy Recipes To Make Your Own Detergents!

* The Tools You Need For Your Own DIY Recipes

* Stain Removal Recipes

* 'The Basics' Stain Recipe

* Mama's Secret Weapon Recipe

* The Lemon Fresh Stain Removal Recipe

* The Oxygen Stain Beater Recipe

* The Red Wine Magic Fix Recipe

* Ink-Be-Gone Recipe

* The Contender Recipe

* Detergent Recipes

* The Freshman Recipe

* The Sophomore Recipe

* The Big Batch

* Basic Liquid Detergent Recipe

* Liquid Detergent Plus Recipe

* Liquid Magic Recipe

* A Safer, Cleaner, Better Way!

And much more!
Posted: February 28, 2015, 12:14 pm
Have you ever wanted to cook with the sun, than  the GoSun Stove, Sport Edition, Portable, High Efficiency Solar Cooker - World's First Easy-to-Use Portable Solar Oven is the one that you will want to use. It is awesome.

It is compact so that you can take it with anywhere and use it anywhere. It cooks quick. Heating to about 550 degrees with just the sun. You can even use it on cloudy days. This portable GoSun Stove is the quick and efficient cooker for anyone. 
Posted: February 27, 2015, 4:02 pm
The Preppers Apocalypse Survival Guide to Camp Fires and Fire Pits (Volume 2) was a free Kindle book when this post was written. Make sure that you check the pricing.

 Fire is the most important tool you will have at your disposal in a survival situation. It is vital that you have a strong understanding of how to make and use fire to increase your chance of surviving.

This book will tell you how to make fire in any situation. Even if you have no fire lighting tools and you’re stuck out in adverse weather conditions.

After reading this book you will have the knowledge and the skill set you need to make fire no matter where you are, and most importantly, survive.

Jam packed full of concise information and fantastic tips that may well be new information to even experienced survivalists, what you get is a small book that really packs a punch.

This book is part of Steve’s books series that really has been a revelation in the survival and prepping genre. So you know you will be getting a fantastic product that any survivalist needs to read.

“This book is, in a word, fantastic. It tells you not only how to make the most important types of survival fires but also how to use them to increase your chances of survival. I would like to think I know a lot about survival, but even I learned from some of the great little tips in this book! A brilliant job by Steve, big pat on the back from me. Can’t wait for more!” – Prepper Survival Supplies
Posted: February 25, 2015, 1:34 pm

All of the ingredients for this simple recipe were bought at the Dollar store. Cheap, quick, and easy to make. Great for a very quick meal.

NEED:

2 big cans of chicken, dollar tree

1 can of diced tomatoes, dollar tree

1 package of taco seasoning, family dollar

1 can of black beans

1 package of taco shells

toppings - lettuce, cheese, etc

Open and drain the chicken, put in a saucepan.  Add the seasoning and the tomatoes. Warm up. Simmer for a few minutes.

In another smaller pan or a microwave safe bowl, warm up the black beans.

Warm up the taco shells in the oven.

Create your tacos!! I put the chicken mix, then the black beans, topped with cheese on ours. No lettuce in the house. But , really, no one likes the lettuce too much anyway. Today I am out of cheese, so I am having to use my Saratoga Farms nacho cheese sauce powder mix and poured it over the tacos. Still really good. Actually have been doing a pretty good job of eating well while snowed and iced in. About 8 days now. No one has complained yet, except for running out of candy. haha
Posted: February 23, 2015, 4:29 pm

A portable propane space heater is a great alternative to running your central heater to heat the entire house. If there are rooms that are not used all the time, a propane heater can be used to just heat those rooms. Many people take portable propane heaters on camping trips or use them in their garage or workshop.

Propane heaters do not need electricity to work. That makes them handy for winter storms when you might lose electricity or on trips or places where you might not have electricity. Portable propane space heaters work best outdoors. They look very nice on a patio. You can have a lovely night outside on your patio or balcony with the space heater warming you. The one thing you have to be careful of when using a space heater inside, is carbon monoxide fumes. It may not make sense to ventilate the room you are trying to heat but you must not allow the gases to accumulate inside. Many people make the mistake of not ventilating the room and suffer dire consequences.

The worse mistake you can make is to pull out the old heater from the basement that hasn't been used for awhile. Don't use old and possibly dangerous heaters. Make sure you have an UL listed sticker on your heater. A new space heater does not have to cost a lot of money; there are lots of cost effective heaters available. You are better off spending the money than taking the risk of using a dangerous heater. Your heater needs to be efficient to work well and save you money.
 
They are handy because you can move them easily to heat up another room. Many people will use a space heater in rooms that are more heavily used and close off the rest. This methods works well even in smaller homes. There are always rooms that are less used during different parts of the day and night. You can close the room vents, close doors, and only heat the rooms when you go in them. The difference in your electric bill may be worth the inconvenience of moving the heater from room to room. A good portable heater can quickly and efficiently heat up a small office or bathroom.

Propane space heaters usually cost less to run than equivalent electric heaters. By heating only a portion of your home you are using less electricity and saving money and also using an alternative form of heat.

A portable space heater [http://www.portablepropanespaceheaters.com] can easily take the chill out of the air. Get more information on the different types of units. Find out which are the best portable heaters [http://www.portablepropanespaceheaters.com] and which one is right for you.

Posted: February 23, 2015, 2:58 pm
Prepper: Bug Out Basics: Create Your Apocalypse Survival Bug Out Bag (Prepper, Prepping, and Apocalypse Survival Book 1) was a free kindle book when this post was written.

Prepper: Bugout Basics Basics - Create Your Apocalypse Survival Bug Out Bag


Will you be ready when the SHTF?


Disaster happens.
It has happened before and it'll happen again. You need to be prepared.

A tornado hits. Floods sweep the country. A deadly virus is released into the population. A nuclear bomb explodes. The zombie apocalypse finally arrives. Are you ready?

In Prepper: But Out Bag Basics, Jack Gunnar gives readers a step-by-step guide to preparing for any major disaster. A bug out bag contains an important set of supplies which will help anyone to survive the evacuation and first few days after disaster strikes.
Beginning with the preparation, this book ensures that the reader starts out on their adventurous journey with all the right foundations. Moving on to the supplies that every bug out bag should contain, this guide has impressive, comprehensive and reliable advice for both budding beginners and experienced survivalists.

Perhaps one of the most unique and helpful aspects of this book is the chapter dedicated to life beyond the bug out bag, which offers tips and advice for surviving long-term in a post-apocalyptic scenario.

This easy-to-read book is the perfect accompaniment for anyone who likes to be prepared, for anyone who wants to prepare for the end of the world, or for outdoors types who want to challenge themselves to something different.


In Prepper: Bugout Basics Basics you will learn:

  • The different types of bug out bags and how they're used
  • Essential items for your bug out bag and how to procure them
  • How to build a bug out bag for long term survival
  • How to maximize your bug out bag for wilderness living
  • Living out of and then beyond your bug out bag
  • ...and more
You need to be prepared for any scenario - that's the job of a prepper. Are you prepared?


Take action now. Scroll up and click the 'buy' button at the top of this page and you can read Prepper: Bugout Basics Basics on your Kindle device, computer, tablet or smartphone.
Posted: February 18, 2015, 2:09 pm
Confetti Rice

NEED:

 4 cups hot cooked white rice

 1 cup green pepper, diced

1/2 cup red pepper, diced

1/4 cup yellow pepper, diced

1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt

1/2 teaspoon dried parsley

 1/4teaspoon oregano

salt and pepper, to taste


Cook the vegetables in a skillet over medium-high heat for 4-6 minutes, adding the seasoning salt, dried parsley and oregano. Stir together and gently fold in the rice.

Posted: February 17, 2015, 3:58 pm




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