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  • DIY: 5 Common Seasoning Mixes

    For many of us, we want to be independent and have control over what we eat. This desire leads us to hunt, fish and garden — all activities that can be sustainable and environmentally friendly. But have you ever thought about making your own seasoning mixes? Seasoning mixes and spices are used in a wide variety of delicious, everyday recipes. Most of us don’t think twice about picking up seasonings or spices at the grocery store, but there’s an alternative that can save you money.... Continue Reading →

  • How to Survive the Cold like a Navy SEAL

    Few people would disagree that Navy SEALs are a pretty tough group. Their training alone is more than most of us will experience in our entire lifetime, and that’s only what they do BEFORE they become SEALs. As tough as they are, even a SEAL is vulnerable to the cold, especially when he’s wet. Hypothermia can affect a SEAL just as much as you or me.

    So what happens when a SEAL gets wet when it’s frigid out? Well, the same thing happens to them as would happen to us: They get in trouble. How much trouble are we talking about? More than you probably can guess. If you look... Continue Reading →

  • Cook With Your Thermos! A Few Emergency Cooking Methods

    Whether out in the big, bad woods or the middle of a disaster, knowing how to cook in an emergency is a beautiful thing. There are actually lots of ways to enjoy a hot meal on the proverbial fly, even if all you have is a thermos!

    Check out these emergency cooking methods.

    Thermos Options

    Would you believe most slow cooker recipes are doable in a thermos? You’ll obviously have to use a lot less food, and you’d definitely need a quality thermos, but ... Continue Reading →

  • Healthy Campfire Cooking

    Every year millions of people head outdoors for camping. Camping is a great way to enjoy nature and spend time with friends and family. However, there is the possibility of returning home with a few extra pounds if not careful. It might be tempting to indulge in traditional camping foods that are loaded with unhealthy amounts of fat, sodium and sugar.

    Eating healthy is always a challenge while away from home. Plus, the nature of camping means that living without modern ... Continue Reading →

  • Survival Kit Giveaway

    We are giving away one (1) of our Emergency Food Supply Buckets to a lucky winner.

    Simply visit the Facebook pages listed or Follow on Pinterest to Enter to win!

    a Rafflecopter giveaway

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  • 3 Month Food Supply Giveaway 2

    We are giving away three (3) of our Emergency Food Supply 275 Serving Kits (a 3 month food supply) to one lucky winner!

    Over $500 Worth of Food

    Simply visit the Facebook page listed or subscribe to our email list through Rafflecopter to Enter now to win!

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  • 3 Month Food Supply Giveaway 1

    We are giving away three (3) of our Emergency Food Supply 275 Serving Kits (a 3 month food supply) to one lucky winner!

    Over $500 Worth of Food

    Simply visit the Facebook page listed or subscribe to our email list through Rafflecopter to Enter now to win!

    Continue Reading →

  • Homemade Natural Cleaners Should Be Included In Emergency Preps

    Homemade cleaning products should also important part of your preparedness stores. Growing your own food, self-defense training, survival gear, and long-term food storage products may be at the top of your self-reliance shopping list, but items necessary to keep a garden healthy and the home free f... Continue Reading →

  • 1 Month Food Supply Giveaway

    It’s All About Calories – 142,040 calories to be exact, and all of them are found in our One Month Food Supply kit. That is enough calories to properly feed and nourish 3 Adults for an entire month (or 2 Adults/ 2 young children).

    Our Calories are:

    100% vegetarian, making them nutrient-dense. You actually need fewer cal... Continue Reading →

  • Five Alternate Uses for your Manual Wheat Grinder

    A hand-powered wheat grinder or grain mill is an important tool for your survival kit, with the most obvious use being to grind wheat. There are, however, many other fun ways to utilize your wheat grinder whether you’re in survival mode or simply in your kitchen.

    If you’re in an emergency situation and the power goes out, your electric grain mill will serve no purpose. It is important to be prepared and a hand-mill is a versatile, incredible tool to have in your kitchen or em... Continue Reading →

  • Using Emergency Food Storage in Regular Meal Plans

    Keeping an emergency food supply, especially for an entire family, is important but can be a bit overwhelming with all of the expiration dates and shelf lives. You can keep your supply fresh and your family happy by incorporating food storage ingredients into your daily cooking. It is surprisingly easy to use freeze-dried fruits and veggies, textured vegetable protein (tvp), and powdered dairy as substitutions in almost any... Continue Reading →

  • Food Storage for Families

    Every individual should be prepared for an emergency, but if you have a family, you know that it is important to take extra precautions for little ones. When prepping for a family, there are many considerations one needs to take. Food storage for families is no exception, as children should be kept as happy and comfortable as pos... Continue Reading →

  • How to Prevent Squirrels From Eating Your Harvest

    With the dog days of summer upon us, many of us are turning to our gardens instead of supermarkets for cooking ingredients. Fruit, vegetables, and herbs are growing beautifully and ripening under the warm sun. If you grow your own food, you probably know the frustration of heading to the garden for tomatoes and finding that they've been eaten or stolen. Don’t call the police; odds are the culprit is a lot smaller ... Continue Reading →

  • Freeze-Dried Fruit and Veggies For Survival and Daily Indulgences

    Incorporating freeze dried fruits and vegetables into your recipes is a great way to maintain a nutritional balance in your diet, and it can be very helpful in emergency situations. Freeze dried fruits and veggies are a perfect addition to your survival food supply or to your camp food collection because they are lightweight and can be stored for a long time.

    The method used for freeze-drying is a process in which the fruits and veggies are first frozen, and then pressure is applied to turn the wate... Continue Reading →

  • Quick and Easy Mac N' Cheese Recipes

    Quick and Easy Mac N' Cheese Recipes. We wanted to share with you some of the great Mac n' Cheese Recipes we received from our great followers.

    Recipe #1: Here is my favorite recipe that includes Mac n' Cheese: Just add 1 can Tuna Fish and a can of Mushroom Soup per 1 pouch of Mac n' Cheese, this has been a kids favorite for years and now they make it for their kids.

    -The Chupps

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  • Inexpensive Ways To Build Your Emergency Kit

    By: Cat Alford

    Building an emergency kit is one of those tasks that is so easy to put off but extremely important that you don’t. Like changing the batteries in your smoke detectors and getting your oil changed in your car, building an emergency kit is... Continue Reading →

  • Spicing Up Your Emergency Food Storage Supply


    Food Storage Tips: Whether we are storing food for long term disasters, or, a short term power outage, you need to be prepared with a handy food supply. Eating from emergency food storage supplies can be pretty boring. It’s bad enough the electricity is off, but we don’t have to turn off our taste buds while eating food, too. Th... Continue Reading →