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Cheap Ways To Use Solar Power For Your Home

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Here are some great tips and Cheap Ways To Use Solar Power for Your Home Perhaps you already know that there are many benefits to using green energy in your home. Benefits of using home solar panels range from being eco-friendly to receiving tax breaks. This article gives you information on how and why to purchase solar panels. If you need to buy a wooden item, see if it is available in bamboo. Bamboo, which is actually a grass, is very energy-efficient. It is also quite strong compared to woods commonly used to build furniture. Since it grows so quickly, [...]

Some important Food Storage Tips and Considerations

Many people today have a concern for what the future holds.  They are active in preparation, and are working to prepare for any potential difficulties ahead. One of the areas that people often consider is how to store food and supplies.  With that, we want to offer some Food Storage Tips for you to consider.  You'll definitely want to consider these simple suggestions when you store food, water, and supplies. Food storage needs to be started now for you to survive in the future. Start canning, buying and generally storing for the future. Let’s look at some food storage tips [...]

Enter this Give-a-way to win one of 3 prize packages!

Preparedness Christmas Giveaway We (The Preparedness Blogging Brigade)have teamed up with some great companies to bring you this mega giveaway just in time for Christmas. If I'm being honest, sometimes I struggle with being part of the Blogging Brigade because I can't enter to win these cool prizes.   But then again - I love that we can offer them to YOU!  I want you to win these, get prepared or share as a gift with someone who needs to be more prepared but cannot afford it.  So I'm happy to pass this up and pass this on.  (: The giveaway [...]

Three Prizes! Three Winners! Easy to Enter Giveaway.

Nitro-Pak has graciously sponsored a massive giveaway! Three prizes, Three Winners. Easy to Enter! They also want to provide you with a coupon code before the giveaway ends, just in case you visit their website and see something you might need. Type in the coupon code NITROPREPPER to get 15% off any order on their website. This coupon code is good through the end of November. There is a +4 entries if you decide to sign up for Nitro-Pak email list. We highly recommend you do as they periodically send out coupon codes. Here are more details about the giveaway, [...]

Here are Tips for Harvesting Food in the Wild

Most of the so-called domesticated foods grown in backyard gardens and commercial nurseries today started out as wild foods.  In years past Native Americans and others would routinely go on food foraging expeditions to look for wild edibles.  The people familiar with the area knew the growing seasons and where the foods typically grew.  They may have even moved their camps to certain areas when they knew food could be harvested. GET A FREE SUBSCRIPTION TO PREPARE MAGAZINE After a while moving from place to place to follow the foods was not practical so someone decided to try and move [...]

Emergency Preparation Tips For a Tornado

If you've ever seen a tornado, you know what a powerful and terrifying thing this unpredictable natural disaster can be.  If you live in a place where a tornado is possible (like "Tornado Alley") you need to make preparations.   You will want to know what to do if a tornado should make its way to your neighborhood! It's a little late in the year to be stressing the importance of preparedness for tornado's, however, there are still areas (Southern States) that may be impacted late into the year. Typically, every year from March to May, Midwest and southern states are [...]

Win a Portable Solar Generator or One Month Food Supply

Don’t Miss This Giveaway! Enter for a chance to win a Fuel-less Portable Solar Generator by Humless or a One Month Supply Kit by Food Supply Depot.  We are one of the sixteen preparedness/self-reliance bloggers have teamed up with SurvivalBased.com to offer you this awesome giveaway as a way to say thank you for your support! There will be two winners! The 1st winner will receive a Fuel-less Portable Solar Generator by Humless (Approx. Retail Value $2599) and the 2nd winner will receive a One Month Supply Kit by Food Supply Depot (Food for 2 adults & 2 kids. Approx. [...]

What Goes Into an Emergency Preparedness Kit for Short Term Disasters?

In our preparedness planning, it is important that we go beyond food storage and consider other preparedness essentials.  While food and water storage is critical, we should also look at preparing for potential short-term and long term disaster or emergency situations.   Our preparation efforts may very well determine our ability to survive. Emergencies (or disaster situations) can typically be classified as either short or long term. You may deal with short-term emergencies - such as losing power for a day or having a health emergency.  These short-term situations usually pass fairly quickly. Even though these tense situations may pass quickly [...]