Sale on Family Emergency Food Kit

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I just found out that Valley food storage has a sale on a new family food storage kit: Meals, Meats, Fruits and Veggies, 100 Servings all in 1 Bucket This 1 week Food supply is a great way to start your food storage supply or add to your existing food storage reserves. All of the Valley Food Storage kits are designed to make the planning and preparation process extremely easy. This family value emergency food kit includes 100 servings of great tasting, healthy, just-add-water meals, protein-packed chicken and our famously delicious fruits and vegetables. This kit is designed to be enough food

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Yogurt Starter Cultures – Pack of 3 Freeze-dried Culture Sachets for Pure Acidophilus Yogurt

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I have made yogurt before, but this is the first time I used a commercial starter.  Last time I just used left over yogurt.  I found this three pack of yogurt starter culture for 4.50 on amazon (prime so no shipping). This pure bacterial blend of cultures was made in laboratory environment away from additives, maltodextrin, gluten and GMO foods.  It is suitable for vegans, and those on those on the SCD diet. I like it because it is very inexpensive, is good quality, and can be re-cultured indefinitely.  In my thermophillic culture video I show how. I tried a

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What you May NOT know About Preserving Eggs

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I did this experiment myself years ago now and, surprisingly, it worked out rather well, even after four months of only being preserved with mineral oil. In the video she says the coated eggs can last up to nine months, I’ve seen others say a year, and my experiment lasted 18 weeks because that’s how … Continue reading “What you May NOT know About Preserving Eggs”

25 Uses for The WaterBrick, Besides Storing Water

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The WaterBrick is a very good way to store water for emergency preparedness, especially for those with limited storage space. And, while I don’t use them personally (I prefer to use 55-gallon drums and other transportable containers) small water storage solutions like the WaterBrick do have their place. The only major problem is that they’re … Continue reading “25 Uses for The WaterBrick, Besides Storing Water”

Valley Food Storage Fruit Sampler

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Only the highest quality and REAL ingredients in your 25 year food storage. Visit us to get started today! I have tried a number of different food storage companies over the years, and I have found a couple I like working with.  Valley Food Storage is one of them.  Recently I got a chance to try their food storage fruit sampler pack. The freeze dried pack came with three 15 serving resealable bags.  One each of Strawberry, blueberry, and raspberry. My first experience with freeze dried fruit came in the Marines with strawberries in the MREs.  That was one one

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Giant Moso Bamboo Seeds

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I ordered some moso bamboo from babiesrhere. I got exactly what I ordered, but it took forever – so long in fact that I forgot how much I paid for the seeds and quoted a crazy price on the video.  These seeds are not $50, more like $10 after shipping, but it took me months to receive them. That is not the fault of the company, as they were shipped from overseas, but it would have been nice to know that upfront.  I found the shipping tracking data to be worthless. Phyllostachys Edulis ‘Moso’ is the largest bamboo on earth

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Legacy Food Storage has a Deals Page

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The Legacy Food Storage website has added a page where they provide amazing deals on best selling items, overstocked goods, clearance and discontinuing products. I have shared discounts before, but they were subject to expiring.  Now that they have setup a Special Offers/Deals Page you can view limited time only sales whenever you want. Products on their Deals Page will be refreshed on a regular basis, so I encourage you to go at any time. Items are on sale for as much as 60% off of MSRP They are also running a 10% Off Sale for everything else on the

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5 Essential Items for New Fishermen

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If you’re thinking of taking up fishing as a pastime, then you’re about to take your first step into an activity which requires a great deal of skill, finesse and accuracy. Fishing is also a hobby which can bring you a lot of joy if you’ve got the time and patience to learn. As you set out, the various techniques and pieces of equipment out there may cause you some confusion. Below is our “idiot’s” guide to 5 Essential Items for New Fishermen that you will need to invest in if you’re thinking of taking the plunge (forgive the pun)

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Legacy Foods is Currently Running a 20% off Site-wide Sale!

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As an affiliate of Legacy Foods, I was told that they are running a temporary 20% off sale on all their merchandise If you have been meaning to check them out, or just add to your prepper stores, now is a good time – this kind of sale does not happen often! You MUST use the Coupon Code TRADEWAR This Sale Ends April 10th @ Midnight Here are some items I think you may like:  

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7 Edible Landscaping Ideas For Your Garden

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A garden improves the overall appeal of one’s property. However, aesthetic value is not its only strength. For one, you can grow fruits and vegetables to ensure fresh ingredients for your family. Instead of using trees and shrubs for ornamental purposes, it’s time to take advantage of edible plants. Here are 7 outstanding edible landscaping ideas perfect for your garden. Place Vibrant Crops in Strategic Areas Even vegetables can look good if they are organized. Place crops with vibrant colors at the front of your garden or at the center. Some of these colorful vegetables include scarlet kale, blue curled

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Legacy Premium Food Storage

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I am an affiliate of Legacy Food Storage, and I don’t affiliate with many companies. I like these guys because of the quality non-gmo foods they offer. Some things I like about them are: Great Tasting- They were voted best tasting.  I know the food I have eaten doesn’t taste like it is “storage food” Compare Legacy to other food storage products: Lowest cost per day (2000 Calories) – Lowest cost per pound of food Largest Serving Size in the Industry: Serving Sizes 1.5 to 2 times larger than competing packages – Voted Best Tasting Food Storage 100% Certified GMO

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Superfood: 30 Great Food Items That Make You Healthy

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We all know that when a person suffers from bad health, he can’t enjoy the pleasure of everything. In order to achieve the optimum health, nutrition experts and health practitioners suggest loading up on superfoods. Believe me, no single food can improve or upkeep someone’s health. It is a combination of several foods definitely about fruits and vegetables. Superfoods are considered full-packed nutritious foods that will sweep your illnesses away. What are superfoods and why are they called as super-foods? What are Superfoods? Certain foods do provide greater health benefits than most. We refer to them as “superfoods.” Superfood does’t

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How to Make Your Water Heater More Efficient

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It is estimated that your water heater accounts 18 percent of your energy bill. You can save money on your energy bill by making your water heater more energy efficient. There are many things that you can do to make your water heater more efficient. Lower the Temperature Most water heaters are pre-set to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. You will be able to save 3 to 5 percent on your energy bill by reducing the temperature on your water heater by 10 degrees. You can also reduce the risk of scalding by lowering the water temperature. Insulate Your Water Heater If

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An Intro to Homestead Water Sources

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Securing an off-grid water source is a top priority. You can live comfortably on your property without electricity, but living without water is a different story. Everyone wants to have the convenience and security of a water source on your property. If you’re just beginning your research, here is an outline of the most popular water sources for homesteading. Dig a well Digging a well can provide a sustainable, off-grid water source … in the right circumstances. Unfortunately, it’s not practical to dig a well everywhere. In some places, you can throw a stone and be guaranteed to hit a

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10 Best Ways to Store Soft and Hard Cheeses

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Who doesn’t love at least one type of cheese? It’s fresh, delicious, versatile and fit for any season. Stores have an abundance of cheeses, from soft and creamy cheese with a fresh taste or hard and aged flavored cheese. After purchasing the cheese, you will need to keep it fresh for as long as possible. However, you may not afford those expensive gourmet cheeses. Also, the cheap and processed cheese products may sound unhealthy. If you haven’t found the cheese type you want to purchase next or don’t know trustworthy cheese brands, you can find more details and options on

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Gardening Tips: Six Tips for Effective Weed Control

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Gardening is not a simple task. It requires dedication because it involves different activities from watering the plant to weeding. If you are not familiar with the different ways on how to protect your plants from the negative effects of weeds, you will not be able to achieve success in gardening. Weeds grow everywhere. These are stubborn little culprits that suck the nutrients from the soil. Even if you do not have plants to protect from the weed, you still need to keep your space free from this nuisance. Here are some of the important tips that you can consider

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Guest Post: How to Fish With a Crossbow

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So, you want to learn how to fish with a crossbow? Maybe you want to impress your hunting buddies with an innovative technique while catching a bunch of fish? Well, it’s either that or you want to show off with your skills and new cool gadgets, right? All in all, you are reading this article because you are a fisherman or you will be soon. Amateur or professional, whatever your level is, equipment is updating, upgrading and just getting better overall. You should too! Luckily for you, I will show you everything you need to know about fishing by using

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Most Common Plumbing Emergencies and Disasters

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Plumbing emergencies are among the most expensive sources of headaches that homeowners have to deal with. Too many homeowners have discovered, first hand, what it’s like to fork out thousands of dollars to repair the damages caused by these disasters. And in many cases, prevention could have played a huge role. Here are a few helpful tips to avoid and address the most common plumbing issues. 1. Sewer System Backup A backed-up sewer system is one of the most regular plumbing issues to deal with and is never pleasant to be around. Sewage backups are almost always related to the

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Liquor for Preppers: Which liquors are best to stockpile for preparedness

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During a long-term disaster situation, liquor will be a very valuable resource. From bartering and economic reasons to health and medicinal uses, liquor is one of those items that should be part of any good preparedness stockpile. […]

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Cutting Techniques: Four Knife Cuts That You As A Cook Should Know

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Working in a kitchen is not a child’s play, and those who work are completely aware of this. Cooking in the kitchen could be boring or fun. Those who find it boring are not experimenting at all, which is not right because kitchens are like laboratories. People should experiment with different food items in order […]

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3 Simple Homestead Canning Recipes

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If you want to try making food by yourself, you should try the homestead approach. In this kind of lifestyle, you are going to grow food in your backyard. But if there is one thing more fun than this, it must be homestead canning. Canning is actually a great hobby and survival project. It allows […]

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How to Make a Month of Freezer Meals in One Day

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Cooking in any sort of way has been my passion since the age of 9. My mother used to cook dinner on Fridays and Saturdays. Most of the time she complained how stressful it was for her to cook day-after-day after a hard day at work. A very-good neighbor shared to her the idea of […]

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Health Benefits Of Cooking In Copper Pots And Pans

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In this era of fitness, eating nutritious and healthy food is the top most priority of everyone. Choosing the right kind of utensils is also very important for healthy cooking. This includes Cooking In Copper pots and pans as they have shown tremendous results for improvement in your health. Get the best copper pans for […]

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Apiary Registration

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The Apiary Act of 1995 includes a section on registration of apiaries. In the Apiary Act, new apiaries are required to be registered with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. These apiaries are required to be re-registered every 3 years. The list of registered beekeepers and apiaries is maintained by the State Apiarist and upon registration; the beekeeper receives a unique registration number. This number is the beekeeper’s personal registration number and can be used to brand hives and equipment.”

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Gear Review: Acke 24 watt Grow Lamp

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I love growing my own vegetables, and I have been searching for ways to do this inside, becasue of this I have used a bunch of different grow lights.  The cheap ones don’t work, and the good ones are expensive – and they all take a lot of electricity. I was pretty pleased to get […]

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How to Get the Most Calories per Foot Out of Your Homestead Garden

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An ideal way to get the most calories from your homestead garden is to plant high-calorie plants. The best plants for homesteading are staple crops that form the bulk of the human diet. And these crops should return good yields, be calorie-dense, easy to grow, harvest, and store. A calorie-dense crop is one that can […]

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50% off code on Amazon Water Filter

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My friends over at survivalhax offered a 50% off code on a water filter straw I want to share with you. It is for a water purification straw, unfortunately it is only good for the next 5 days. Using it is simple. Step 1 – Go to the link for the Water Filter Straw with […]

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Build a Chicken Feeder Tray

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I know chickens like to peck, heck it appears to me that they LOVE to peck, but….  I just have this hangup over throwing their food on the ground.  So for my benefit I decided to experiment a little and make a PVC Chicken Feeder Tray to hang in their tractor. To be honest, this probably […]

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Chicken Waterer

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chicken tractor works really well, but working 14 jobs (or 3) makes it tough to get up early enough to clean and refill the poultry waterer each morning.  So I used the power of the internet to find a new solution. Chicken water nipples….  now I know what that sounds like, but basically they are […]

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DIY Mason Jar Vacuum Sealer

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This isn’t really new, nor is it my idea, but its something I learned from instructables.com. This is called an “Alvin” vacuum sealer, and what it does is allow you to use you vacuum food saver attachments to seal mason jars and without needing electric power. I like this alot, and I use it pretty regularly, as I hate getting out the food-saver, but I seal dried food in mason jars all the time.

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Food Storage: How to Store Food With Dry Ice

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Knowing Store Food With Dry Ice is is an alternative to method to help preserve your food storage.  This method is slightly more complicated than using Oxygen absorbers, but it is cheaper. Additionally, depending on your location, this method is easier to do since most large grocery stores as well as welding supply companies have […]

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Food Storage: Oven Canning

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You will never find this Oven Canning technique in a USDA or National Center for Home Preservation website; there are just too many variables to say that the process works 100% every time with every food type. However, if you reread the section on food safety and see that for botulism to grow it needs […]

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WT Makes Kale Chips

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We have made a Kale Chips Post before, kinda like the multiple brandied strawberry posts.  However the first time I showed this William was a baby, and when Genny went to make this on Sunday William wanted to participate. With WT wanting to cook with mommy, and Genny needing content for her Healthy Life group […]

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Gear Review: Can Food Organizer

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The cardinal rule of food storage is store what you eat and eat what you store.   In my home we eat can food, and we go to the local ALDI and buy our can food by the flat.  Now we do mark the month and year on the top of each can with a sharpie, […]

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How to Wax Hard Cheese

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The reason you need to know how to wax hard cheese, is that the wax protects your cheese during storage.  Since making cheese was the best way to store milk before refrigeration, I think it is quite useful to know “just in case” of some manner of catastrophic disaster (plus I think it is a […]

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DIY 10 Dollar Cheese Press

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This 10 dollar cheese press is much more than the sum of its parts, or its use in making cheese.  This press is the essence of personal preparedness. To me, preparedness is more about attitudes and skills than gear and gadgets.  The way that I build those skills are to create a sustainable lifestyle that […]

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Farmhouse Cheddar

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Today’s blog is about making cheese, and while it is not an “emergency skill” it does help feed a self sufficient lifestyle.  Cheese making came into being as a way to preserve milk without refrigeration, and was a valuable part of historical life. Making cheese in the modern age is more about enjoyment than survival, […]

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Food Storage: Potting Meat

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Potting Meat is a “if everything else fails” method. Potting meat is an ancient food storage technique that worked for thousands of years. Unfortunately, the USDA recommends against this process because of the potential for botulism. Personally, I would rather pressure can meat – it is a much safer, however crocking meat is still used as […]

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Recipe: Emergency Food Bar

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Emergency food needs to be shelf stable and contain needed nutrients. It is a plus if the food tastes good, is light weight, and not very expensive. This is not the easiest project to achieve, and I had to test many different recipes until I settled on this particular one. This particular food bar recipe […]

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Kitchen DIY: How to Nixtimalize Corn

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This project looks deceptively simple, but it is one that I had to try a couple times to get right. I only stuck with it because Nixtamalization is a vital process for people that use corn as a staple food. This is because the nutrient niacin is unavailable in unprocessed corn, and by cooking dried […]

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Bulk Food Storage Using Mylar Bags

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There are many reasons to store bulk food.  Bulk food is cheaper, and when you buy in bulk you insulate yourself from rising food costs.  Bulk food storage is the backbone of long term emergency preparedness. Anyone who has seen images of Haiti, or Katrina, or Tsunami survivors knows that our infrastructure is fragile, and […]

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DIY Ceramic Drip Water Filter

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This post shows how to make an inexpensive DIY Ceramic Drip Water Filter. Water is the most essential preparedness item.  You can only survive a couple days without it.  However, as essential as it is, in our society we can sometimes overlook it in our planning. As a bare minimum, you need to have at […]

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Kitchen DIY: Meatloaf in a Springform Pan

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See larger image 52 Unique Techniques for Stocking Food for Preppers: A Strategy a Week to Help Stock Your Pantry for Survival Are you and your family self-reliant? Will you be able to provide for them and keep them safe? The best way to prepare for the future is not through fancy tools and gadgets?it’s experience and knowledge that will best equip you to handle the unexpected. However, it doesn’t matter how prepared you are for disaster, if you run out of food you will soon run out of time.Everyone begins somewhere, especially with learning how to stock your pantry

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Recipe: Crock Pot Spareribs

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Crock Pot Spareribs is a extremely easy recipe that, if done correctly has very little mess or fuss. All you need is some ribs, a crock pot, spices, BBQ sauce, a cookie sheet, parchment paper, and a crock pot liner. I did not have a crock pot liner (so I linked to them below) so I improvised with a pot roast bag. I made a dry rub out of garlic salt, onion powder, chili powder, smoked paprika, cayenne powder, and some pepper. After ripping off the silverskin, I generously coated my ribs with the dry rub and let them sit

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Conduit Tarp Shelter

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I wanted a cheap solution to roofing my goat kennel, and since I had a lot of conduit left over from my geo-dome experiments and I have been thinking of roofing solutions using ferrocement, I decided to try using EMT conduit connectors. This EMT conduit tarp shelter is simple, inexpensive, and easily put up in an afternoon. I ordered about $60 dollars of connectors to fit together some EMT conduit, that and some rope, zip ties, and some tarp made a fairly decent shelter. I feel this is pretty strong, and using the connectors with shorter runs of pipe (3

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Recipe: Meatball Roll

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My wife loves make ahead meals, it is so much easier when you have precooked and packaged lunches and dinners for the week. I like them because cooking is cheaper than eating out, and having foods prepared in advance lessens her stress and the likelihood of my getting yelled out (for something  I probably deserve – but nonetheless). However, with her strict diet, I get to make whatever I want since she doesn’t eat what I do, and I don’t have the desire or willpower to stick to hers. This means I make a lot of meatballs, as they are

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Floppy Kid Syndrome

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Floppy kid syndrome is a killer with a funny name, baby goats can go from funny little bouncing fur balls to dead in a very short time – and this is just one way it can happen. I am no expert in goats, and leave most of my goat stuff to my wife, but I almost learned the hard way how fragile bottle goats are. We received some 4 day old bucklings from a Facebook group we are members of, and we jumped in full tilt.  We spend several hundred dollars in housing and fencing, bottles, and milk replacer and

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Kitchen DIY: Creme Fraiche

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Today we are going to talk Creme Fraiche. Crme Fraiche is a fermented dairy product used in both hot and cold French cuisine. I think it is important to note that French does not always mean snooty and haughty (most times it does though). As a practical person, I am a big fan of what is called “peasant food” – local, nutritious, inexpensive, and plentiful food that is used by the lower economic class as staples. I figure if it was used to keep the average peasant alive in the 1600’s it would work to keep me alive if I

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Kitchen DIY: Basic Dutch Oven Tips

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If you are a prepper then a Dutch Oven is a must have item. The dutch oven tips in this article make it versatile enough that you can use it cook anything you cook in a regular oven. You can make pies, bread, stew, roasts outdoors using hot charcoal instead of inside using a traditional oven. Dutch Ovens are just metal cooking pot. Most often they are made of heavy cast-iron. They come in all sorts of dimensions and configurations, but if you plan on cooking on a fire, get one that has three short legs on the bottom, and

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Bottle Feeding Baby Goats

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I wanted to share my families experiences with our first time bottle feeding baby goats. I am no expert in goats, our two Nubian bucklings are my first ever foray into the world of goat roping (although I did rope a goat in Tunisia once – but they would not let me bring it back on ship (USS Saipan MEU 24)… My wife did raise Boar goats with her parents when she was a teen, and the thing that sealed the deal on my desire to propose was a picture of her holding a sick baby goat and attempting to

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Living Roof Chicken Coop

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I wanted to make a living roof chicken coop that fit over my raised beds for several reasons – but mostly because I wanted to try out the living roof concept small scale. Other reasons were to allow a raised bed to lie fallow and have the chickens both add fertilizer and scratch out the weed seeds, I also decided I wanted something that was easier than my dome chicken coop when it came to gathering eggs (even thought the dome definitely did as it designed when it came to keeping dogs away from my chickens. I kept the design

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Gardening Tip: Line Flowerpots with a Coffee Filter

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This idea came from this old house, and it works great for gardening, but in keeping my eyes open to solutions, it also works great for my zeer pot. When I made it, I used duct tape to seal the hole in the pot, but the quickly failed. If you line flowerpots and planters with coffee filters it will stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. See larger image BUNN BCF100-B 100-Count Basket Filter The BUNN BCF100B 100-Count Coffee and Tea Filters are specially designed to work with BUNN brewers. The selection of coffee filters is a vital step

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Grow Perennials for Food

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Everyone loves the idea of homegrown produce, but in reality, it is a lot of work for those of us living in temperate zones. Many of our favorite food crops—carrots, tomatoes, squash, lettuce, beans, melons—must be planted anew every year. Most of the work happens in spring and fall. We must prepare the soil every year, plant every year (sometimes more than once during the growing season), and maybe start seeds indoors before the last spring frost and protect delicate crops after the first autumn frost. Then there is cleanup in fall after the plants have died. The typical vegetable

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Food Storage: Canned Bologna

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Canned Bologna is something that I saw on a Facebook video and thought “no, it can’t be” and then forgot about it until I was coming back from the land and had an impulse to run into the dollar tree and see if such a thing really existed. Once I got it home I stuck it in the food storage pantry until I had a urge to try it out. Yes such a thing does exist, and yes, it is not as good as regular bologna, but it is edible, it is cheap, and it does store well so  think

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Recipe: Mason Lid Tart

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Getting into canning means you end up with a lot of Mason jar lids, being a DIY orientated person causes me to look for solutions to problems using materials at hand. Now to be honest, making tarts is not a huge life problem for me, but after the tuna can cake I enjoyed making single serve desserts, and with my wife wanting me to “get healthy” she wants me to control my portions. This recipe is adapted from a 10 inch tart shell recipe, so it will make 15 or tarts – if you leave them in the lid for

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Food Storage: Use a Magazine Rack for Can Goods

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I am quite happy with my cardboard can organizers, they have survived a couple moves and several years of can foods being stored in them, but they are sized for normal sized cans. I still need something for can drinks, tuna cans, and tomato paste cans. As soon as I saw a picture on pinterest of someone using a Magazine Rack for Can Storage I knew it was worth exploring. See larger image Universal Recycled Plastic Large Magazine File, 6-1/4″ x 9-1/2″ x 11″ 3/4, Black (8119) Simple, smart and sturdy. Designed with a generous size to keep your magazines,

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Review: 7 Piece Portion Control Container Kit

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This Portion Control Container Kit is something we use quite regularly at my house.  My wife is a 21 day fix coach and uses her 21 day fix containers and videos to loose TONS of weight. She is a convert, and while I am not ready to do the exercise videos every day, I see how her portion containers make healthy eating easy, and since I needed clear containers for my lunch (I work in a prison and see through is a must to get through security) These are not 21 day fix containers, and my wife is mad at

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Food Storage: Dehydrated Cottage Cheese

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I used to hate cottage cheese, but once I began making cheese, I gave it another chance, and now I like it. The problem is that I go through phases where I want it, but once I get satisfied I don’t want it again for a while, so when I buy it in big packages it can go bad before I am done with the entire tub. I read that you can dehydrate cottage cheese and decided to try it. To dehydrate it, I simply mixed it well in the container to mix the liquid (whey) with the cheese (curds),

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Baby Chicken Basics

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Now is the time to buy chickens if you want to raise them.  While you can always mail order some chicks, its much easier when you can buy them directly at the store. If you have never had chickens before the video below will show you some baby chicken basics – most specifically what you need to buy and how to set up your brooder. In the video we talk about the differences between pullets and straight run chickens, the basic benefits of heritage breeds and combination meat/egg chickens. David also shows how he made a brooder out of a

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Review: Grill Master Gloves

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I have had a good time lately reviewing products, I get to play with stuff I normally would not buy and I get to share my opinions with you. I probably would not have bought these gloves on my own, but after cooking with them, I realized how much I was missing. These gloves are thick and sturdy.  They are a little tight on my large hands, but they are surprisingly comfortable. Grill master gloves do not compare to regular oven mitts – you have the dexterity to work without taking them off, and the gripping ridges give a good

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Kitchen DIY: Substituting Honey for Sugar

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If you want to eat healthier, or use honey that you have produced yourself, the first thing you need to know is that the rules for sugar substitutions are more like guidelines. In general, substituting honey for sugar is a matter of preference. Some use it cup for cup, others prefer 1/2 cup – 2/3 cup of honey per cup of white sugar. However, because of the water content, reduce the amount of other liquids by 1/4 cup for every cup of honey used. Honey also causes foods to brown much easier, so lower the oven temp about 25 degrees

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Review: Stainless Steel Chainmail Scrubber

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As you know I cook with cast iron quite a bit – daily actually.  However, as much as I love my dutch oven and cast iron skillets, I HATE cleaning them.  So when I saw a program to review a chainmail scrubber designed to clean cast iron skillets without removing the seasoning I had to apply. Don’t think that because this is a sponsored post that I won’t give an honest review.  A free $20.00 scrubber, no matter how cool, is not worth my integrity. Luckily, this thing actually works pretty good, and I find that it actually is something

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Homemade Liquid Smoke

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I saw this once on “Good Eats” and had to try it, it works well, but I have also seen a guy on YouTube do this on a large scale and use it to run an engine, so I would not drink this mess straight. Homemade Liquid Smoke is probably used the most in flavoring sausage, and while it will give you a good taste, it will not give you the smoked color or help preserve your food. The process is pretty easy, and I was able to get it to work on a lark using stuff scrounged from my kitchen.

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How Much Water Should I Drink

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See larger image Greenco Sport Water Bottle with Fruit Infuser – Set of 2 Refresh your body and skin by staying hydrated and drink fresh fruity water. Instruction and tips: wash the bottle and infuser with warm water and mild dish soap before first use. Fill the water bottle 3/4 full with water or crushed ice. Add your favorite fresh fruits and Herbs to the infuser. Be sure to cut, muddle or squeeze the fruits and Herbs in order to get the most flavor out of them. Screw the infuser top on to the infuser and place inside the bottle

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Selecting Fruit Trees For Your Homestead

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Whether you’re growing trees on your homestead as a hobby, to get you and your family to eat fresh organic fruits and veggies, or to save on those trips to the grocery store, it is important to have some knowledge regarding what kind of crops you can grow on your land. Most people just want to grow their own produce so they’re satisfied that they’re having organic fruits that have little to no side effects. Additionally, some people want to get into the habit of growing their food so they have knowledge and practice in case of a disaster and

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