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Commercially Prepared Long-Term Storage FoodsWhile I was at the PrepperFest Expo, I had the chance to taste test several different types of commercially prepared long-term storage foods.  There were wet packed meats that claim to last for 15 years or more, dehydrated and freeze-dried …

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Posted: October 31, 2014, 6:17 pm

training for emergenciesTraining for emergencies is always a high priority for me so this last weekend I went to the PrepperFest Expo in Scottsdale Arizona.  This is a preparedness expo that is similar to a gun show, with lots of interesting things …

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Posted: October 30, 2014, 6:15 pm

home aloneWhat would your feelings be like, if your town was under attack from a suspect that had shot three deputies and a civilian during his rampage?  If you were home alone, and you heard the news on TV or you …

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Posted: October 29, 2014, 4:47 pm

free fruitThe area of Northern California where we live was once known for large orchards.  Over the years, this has changed but there are still a lot of mature fruit trees around.  For various reason I have noticed that many of …

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Posted: October 27, 2014, 2:17 pm

groundnutsGroundnut, Apios americana, sometimes called the potato bean, Indian potato, potato pea, pig potato, bog-potato, wild bean, wild sweet potato, America-hodoimo, hopniss is a perennial vine that bears edible beans and large edible tubers.  Its vine can grow to 3-20 …

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Posted: October 26, 2014, 1:28 pm

spider websThese last few days we have had an Aunt of my wife’s staying with us.  She was raised under what today would be considered fairly primitive conditions.  Her mother, my wife’s grandmother born in 1885 was an herbalist who helped …

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Posted: October 25, 2014, 1:16 pm

I have been seeing some great deals on Russet potatoes at the store, mainly at the discount stores.  A $1.99 for 10 pounds is a great price.  So I bought some bags and decide make dehydrated potatoes.  I will use …

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Posted: October 24, 2014, 2:33 pm

preserving meatI have had the change to spend some more time with my wife’s aunt who is visiting us.  As I explained in an earlier post, she was raised under what would today be fairly primitive conditions.  One thing she and …

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Posted: October 23, 2014, 3:04 pm

fire startersToday one of my granddaughters and I were experimenting with different types of fire starting devices.  It ended with us making a video of Randy lighting Vaseline soaked cotton balls in a short video which we posted on you tube.  …

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Posted: October 22, 2014, 1:40 pm

purifying waterA lot of this information has been posted on this blog in the past, however I still get questions on it so I thought I would cover purifying water with chlorine again.

I see FEMA, the American Red Cross and …

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Posted: October 21, 2014, 2:35 pm




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