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Breaking News: Select Berkey Water Purification Systems Now Ship to California


Breaking News… We are now shipping the Berkey Water Purification systems listed above to California residents, effective immediately! The Black Berkeys® & PF2 Fluoride & Arsenic Reduction Elements are also now shipping to CA. Be sure to place your order before inventories are back-ordered! Here’s the deal in a nutshell: The manufacturer has determined that […]

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DIY: {Hillbilly} Washing Machine

Check out today’s DIY Washing Machine! In case you don’t have a Faraday cage big enough for your washing machine, we’ve got you covered. Melissa at Refashionista decided to call her project a Hillbilly Washing Machine. This project is certainly not limited to hillbillies per se, so check it out & make your own…just make […]

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DIY: Convert Your Lawn Mower Into a Generator

Lies start wars. Heck, even facts start wars! But I mentioned lies because I want you to think about this one: I could easily live a few days without electricity. I can’t. My primary source of income will be removed when the grid goes down. I have back-ups and my back-ups have back-ups. Three of […]

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DIY: Create an Aged Farmhouse Table

Ever see a table that looks & feels old, has aged well, but is as sturdy as a new one? Here’s the secret: today’s DIY! You don’t have to live on the farm our out in the country to enjoy the decorative accent of well-aged furniture. Today’s DIY link provides you some tips that you […]

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FREE Download: How to Cook with Powdered Milk & Conversion Chart

If you are used to using cow or goat milk in your diet, here’s an important element you should consider for any recipe that requires milk as an ingredient. I’m not an expert on the subject but I find this link useful. Click HERE to visit the site or Click on the image to download […]

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Why Refill My Water Storage?

How much drinking water storage do you have? When did you last replenish/recycle your drinking water storage? Regardless of the claims made by the company that provided the water “preservative” you used in order to secure a shelf-life for your water, it is recommended that you cycle through your water storage and replenish it every […]

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ABC Video: TSA Agent Andy Ramirez Steals IPad

Last month, ABC conducted an experiment to entice employees of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to see if they would follow measures to inspect luggage while keeping the valuable contents, such as portable electronic devices and money, secure. ABC intentionally placed several Apple’s iPads into luggage along with varying amounts of US dollars. Watch the […]

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Featured Post: Bug Out Bags: Build your own or buy ready-made? -The Survival Mom™

We recently returned from the 2012 Survival Expo in Las Vegas this last weekend. It was a fun trip that allowed us to see our friends and make new ones. One of our friends we were very happy to see there was Lisa “The Survival Mom” Bedford and her husband. Lisa was kind enough to […]

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Triple Threats of Hurricanes & Hurricane Bug-Out-Bag

For those of us who don’t live in a danger zone for hurricanes, the most significant threats posed by a hurricane include the following: High Waves & Storm Surge High Winds Heavy Rain & Flash Floods Waves & Surge- The most fatal mistake often made with regard to response by residents during a hurricane threat, is […]

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Printable Checklist: The Preparedness Test by Gaye Levy

Our friend Gaye Levy (Survival Woman) from recently posted an article with 29 questions to help you determine & secure your level of preparedness…when an urgent event strikes. After reading the questions, is there anything that you think needs to be included or that you feel is important but wasn’t included? If so, please […]

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