Category Archives: Gardening

Video Interview: Chris Downs

I first learned about Chris Downs in an e-book titled “Leap Into Your New Life” which covers some of the health benefits of raising your own food in a sustainable manner. Chris’ story tells about how he had come to the conclusion that he was about to die while waiting for a heart transplant, and even got his affairs in order before he discovered a better way to live and eat.

Chris generates his own electricity, gets his water from a well on his property, raises food animals (although he is mostly vegetarian, his wife is not), and the only internet access he has is via a satellite system. He is far enough from “civilization” that getting electricity and land-line phone service is prohibitively expensive Continue reading

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Minute Man Rx at Self-Reliance Expo in Mesquite, TX

On April 4th and 5th (Friday 11am – 7pm & Saturday 9am – 7pm) at the Mesquite Convention Center, there will be a Self-Reliance Expo featuring products and services related to prepping. One of the corporate sponsors of Self Reliance Expo is Minute Man Rx, an Idaho-based manufacturer of Trauma and First Aid kits, along with a comprehensive line of state-of-the-art products for First Responders. Continue reading

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Saving money for the serious prepper – a blog and a book!

Many preppers, especially those who are serious about their prepping, know that it’s not enough to plan ahead in terms of food storage, shelter, water and bug-out bags. They realize that in order to have some security for the future, it’s very important to do some serious planning today, especially when it comes to saving money.GBSIt

Britni Ross is one of those people, and she has devoted much time and attention toward building her blog, OurEventualHomestead.com, which addresses practical, everyday solutions to problems that people either experience today, or could be confronted with in the not-too-distant future. Britni’s blog features detailed instructions on self-sufficiency in many areas, including:
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Disappearing Bees Mystery Solved-Not Good News

disappearing beesDisappearing bees mystery is solved!

It has been a mystery for some time now:  Colony Collapse Disorder, where worker honeybees leave their hive,  never to return.  They just disappear!  The queen, waiting for food, starves to death, and the entire colony disappears. Read more on Disappearing Bees Mystery Solved-Not Good News…

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Solar Storm Knocks Out Power Grid – Novel “A Distant Eden”

Have you done any good reading lately? How about a good prepper novel with a survival message? Maybe one about what happens when a massive solar storm knocks out the power grid of a huge city? Ah, now you’re talking our language! And then, to see it’s set in the Dallas/Fort Worth area….yep, I could definitely read that one.A Distant Eden - prepping novel

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