Podcast #157: The Need For Forgiveness

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August 18th, 2017: In today’s show I share with you the importance and need for forgiveness in our lives. A GREAT resource: When You’ve Been Wronged; Moving From Bitterness To Forgiveness If you like Mountain Woman Radio you can also Subscribe to me on iTunes or Stitcher. Submit a review on iTunes. For those of you that […]

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Podcast #156: How Self Esteem Can Hold You Back

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August 11th, 2017: In today’s show I talk with you about how our Self Esteem can really hold us back in life.  I share some amazing resources to help you improve your Self Esteem and be empowered. Book Resources Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, And Lonely Courage Under Siege: Adversity To […]

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Podcast #155: Sweet Lime Pickles

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August 4th, 2017: In today’s show I share our Sweet Lime Pickle Recipe with you as well as some great canning resources: The Trayer Wilderness Cookbook ~ Homesteading The Traditional Way – Volume 1 The Made-from-Scratch Life: Simple Ways to Create a Natural Home Fiercely DIY Jam, Jellies and Fruit Butters Home Canning With Confidence Course […]

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Podcast #154: Spending Time With Your Spouse

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July 28th, 2017: In today’s show I share my thoughts on Spending Time With Your Spouse which in my opinion is one of the most important aspects in keeping your marriage fresh and new no matter how long you have been married.  Intimate, quality, one-on-one time spent together builds on a marriage, strengthens the relationship and […]

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Podcast #153: Camping & Preparedness

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July 21st, 2017: In today’s show I talk about how getting away as a family camping can be very inexpensive and rejuvenating and the varying ways it can be done.  I also share with you the importance of living a life of preparedness and how things can happen no matter where you are.  Being prepared can […]

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Podcast #152: What Is A GMO?

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July 14th, 2017: In today’s show I educate on GMO’s.  There is a lot of controversy over GMO’s – some say they will take us into the future and provide our food supply, others like myself who are seeing the awful affects are saying they are poison.  You need to decide, but it is TIME that […]

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Podcast #151: The Power Of Positive Thinking

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July 7th, 2017: In today’s show I talk with you about the Power Of Positive Thinking and how it can affect your life.  Simple adjustments daily can impact your life in such a great way and truly it is all a choice! “Be Mindful. Be Grateful. Be Positive. Be True. Be Kind” ~ Roy T. Bennett […]

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Podcast #150: Harvesting The Summer Bounty

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May 30th, 2017: In today’s show I talk about being wise to Harvesting The Summer Bounty whether it is in your garden, in the wild around you or in local u-pick farms or farmers markets.  Filling your pantry this time of year is one of the wisest things you can do. If you like Mountain Woman […]

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Podcast #149: Yardsaling

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June 23rd, 2017: In today’s show I talk to you about the great treasures you can find this time of year yardsaling!  Last year I was blessed to get an Excalibur Dehydrator ($300.00 price tag new) for a mere $20.00!  It was like brand new and I have already gotten my monies worth out of it […]

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Podcast #148: You Need A Budget

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June 16th, 2017: In today’s show I discuss the importance of a working budget for your home or homestead.   Without a real good working budget, you really have no solid footing and will always be guessing and getting further in the hole. If you like Mountain Woman Radio you can also Subscribe to me on […]

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How To Hand Forged Your Own Steel Flint Striker

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Learning new skills and how to do things for ourselves is a HUGE part of our lifestyle.  Another big part of our lifestyle is sharing our knowledge with others.  Today, the Mountain Man takes you into his smithy and shows you how to hand forge your own steel flint striker. For those of you that […]

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How To Hand Forge Your Own Steel Flint Striker

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Learning new skills and how to do things for ourselves is a HUGE part of our lifestyle.  Another big part of our lifestyle is sharing our knowledge with others.  Today, the Mountain Man takes you into his smithy and shows you how to hand forge your own steel flint striker. For those of you that […]

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Podcast #147: Are You Too Old To Live Off-Grid?

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June 8th, 2017: In today’s show I share with you one of the top concerns and questions we get from our audience, “Are We Too Old To Live Off-Grid?”  This is a concern for many wishing to take on homesteading or off-grid living!  Listen in and see what is shared… If you like Mountain Woman Radio […]

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Podcast #146: How To Recharge Your Batteries

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June 2nd, 2017: In today’s show I talk to you about How To Recharge Your Batteries.  It is important to take good care of ourselves and to not allow ourselves to get run down.  It is also important to do fun things and take time away from all your work to PLAY!  To be our best […]

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Podcast #145: How To Avoid Overwhelm

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May 26th, 2017: In today’s show I felt it was important to talk about “How To Avoid Overwhelm”.  This is not just for homesteaders or off-griders, but anyone living life! If you like Mountain Woman Radio you can also Subscribe to me on iTunes or Stitcher. Submit a review on iTunes. For those of you that are unable […]

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Podcast #144: Preparedness Worksheets

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May 19th, 2017: In today’s show we dive deeper into preparedness and I offer you my valuable preparedness worksheets to help you on your journey.  Download your worksheets here. If you like Mountain Woman Radio you can also Subscribe to me on iTunes or Stitcher. Submit a review on iTunes. For those of you that are unable […]

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Podcast #143: Preparedness For Mother Nature

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May 12th, 2017: In today’s show I talk about the need for Preparedness For Mother Nature as well as living a life of preparedness.  I also give some examples of how our level of preparedness has helped us in some pretty scary situations. If you like Mountain Woman Radio you can also Subscribe to me on […]

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When Plans Change Good Things Can Happen

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When it comes to our homesteading journey we are at a point now that we’ve learned two lessons. One, things cost more than we thought they would. And two, things take longer to do than expected. Those combined can really impact a yearly goals list. You’ll see what I mean later. 2016 started out with […]

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Podcast #142: I’m Back

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May 5th, 2017: In today’s show, after a long healing hiatus, I am thoroughly excited to be back.  I also shared my newly published book How To Embrace An Off-Grid Lifestyle:  Our Journey & A Step By Step Look At The Lifestyle along with my testimony and healing.  My husband and I did a video sharing […]

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God’s Miracles On Our Off-Grid Homestead

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  God has blessed us SO greatly in SO many ways over the years, but the last two have been beyond awing!  It just would not be right if we did not share these blessings with you because as it says in Matthew we are supposed to be a light! “14 You are the light […]

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Courage Under Siege: Adversity To Victory

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Today is a special day for two reasons!  Today is National Tell Your Story Day and today the collaborative book that I am honor to be a part of has gone live on Amazon. Courage Under Siege:  Adversity To Victory is a collaboration of 11 women (including myself) sharing their stories of how they overcame […]

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Lost On Hope Island: The Amazing Tale Of The Little Goat Midwives

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Lost On Hope Island by Patricia Harmon is geared for middle-grade children, but if you have a homesteaders heart or a preparedness mindset you will greatly enjoy this book as well!  This would also make a great family read-a-loud book that teaches great lessons and touches on the important topics of birth, death, racial diversity, […]

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A Physical & Digital Library On The Homestead

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I absolutely LOVE to read and I equally LOVE to learn as much as I can.  There are many ways to gain knowledge this day in age.  Having a homestead library is important and I never thought I would be able to convert to reading off a machine such as my iPad or a Kindle. […]

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Podcast #129: Our Health Journey

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February 17th, 2016: In today’s show my Mountain Man and I share with you Our Health Journey.  It is a bit long, but we pray that you listen and share this podcast or our YouTube video https://youtu.be/JqgJ4csejK4 with the masses.  This is something that needs to go viral.  We have saved 7 lives to date that we […]

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Podcast #128: Interview With Teri Page

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February 10th, 2016: In today’s show I had the privilege to enjoy Teri Page’s company once again of Homestead-Honey.com.  We spoke about the additions of her root cellar to her homestead and her new book Creating Your Off-Grid Homestead:Radical Inspiration and Practial Advice. Teri provided all our listeners with a 20% off discount.  Use coupon code Wilderness. […]

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Podcast #127: Interview with Tommy Alderman

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February 3rd, 2016: In today’s show I had the privilege to interview Tommy Alderman of AldermanFarms.net. Tommy and his family do a great deal for his community in Bookhaven, Mississippi and the homesteading community as a whole with his education on his website as well as his YouTube channel.   If you like my Mountain Woman […]

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Podcast #126: Interview With Wranglerstar

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January 27th, 2016: In today’s show I had the extreme privilege to interview Cody otherwise known as Wranglerstar.  For those of you unfamiliar with Cody, you can find he and his family on their YouTube channel by going to Wranglerstar.com. Be sure to check out his book Modern Homesteading – Recovering The American Dream. Join Cody at […]

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Mutlipurpose Hand Forged Herb Drying Rack

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The Mountain Man is always fabricating, creating and manufacturing useful items for our homestead.  Sometimes it is necessary for us to manufacture things to fit our needs, to improve the modern day counterparts and to allow us to do unique and creative things here. Many of these tools will benefit you as well so once we […]

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Podcast #125: Interview with Dr. Eric Zielinski on Biblical Health

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January 20th, 2016: In today’s show I had the extreme privilege to interview Dr. Eric Zielinski.  We spoke today about biblical and natural health.  Dr. Z is a wealth of information and his website DrEricZ.com should be bookmarked by all. Check out his Heal Your Gut Summit that is going on right now.  So many things can […]

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Helping Your Family Deal With Unexpected Illness

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Helping Your Family Deal With Unexpected IllnessWe typically write and video things that are happening on the homestead to share and educate our audience.  This is a bit of a different season for us.  Although we still have projects and we are living life, we are also dealing with an unexpected setback and illness.  This season has also brought lessons to […]

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Podcast #124: Merry Christmas

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Mountain Woman Radio Episode 124 Merry ChristmasDecember 23rd, 2015: In today’s show I share some of my current life circumstances and illness, updates, new things on the horizon, wish you a Merry Christmas and discuss How To Be A Blessing To Others. Join me LIVE on Periscope and find my live video archives on Katch and on YouTube. Purchase my upcoming book […]

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How To Be A Blessing To Others

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How To Be A Blessing To OthersIllness, chronic illnesses and disease are extremely tough things to go through.  They are life changers, affecting each person differently physically, emotionally, mentally and even spiritually.  You need to remember that it affects not only the individual, but also their families.  So many people feel alone and that God has given up on them or […]

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Facing The Realities of Illness

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Facing The Realities Of IllnessI felt compelled today to share with you some of the current situations in my home.  As many of you know, my health is not in a good place.   Before too long, I will be sharing with you what the causes are for my bad health, but in the meantime I would like to […]

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Podcast #123: Interview with Maat Van Uitert of The Frugal Chicken

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Mountain Woman Radio Podcast 123 Maat Van Uitert The Frugal ChickenDecember 9th, 2015: In today’s show I had the privilege to chat with Maat Van Uitert of The Frugal Chicken.  She has some amazing information to share on her lifestyle and homestead.  She has great knowledge on the importance of paying attention to what we are feeding our chickens.  This applies to all our animals.  By […]

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Using Alpaca & Wool For Warmth & Survival On The Homestead

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Warmth For The HomesteadThere is something to be said about the warmth and comfort of a wool, alpaca and natural fibers, right?  Wool is an amazing God-given resource that repels water, is amazingly warm and extremely durable.  We have a lot of varying wool products on our homestead such as socks, blankets, sweaters, gloves and mittens, pants, skirts, […]

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Podcast #122: Interview with Lisa Bedford, The Survival Mom

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Mountain-Woman-Radio-Episode-122-Lisa-Bedford-The-Survival-MomNovember 25th, 2015: In today’s show I had the privilege to welcome Lisa Bedford, The Survival Mom back on my show to share her new book Emergency Evacuations:  Getting Out Fast When It Matters Most which is part of her No Worries Guide series.   If you like my Mountain Woman Radio you can also Subscribe […]

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Podcast #121: Interview with Rick Stone of Our Stoney Acres

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Mountain Woman Radio Episode 121 Rick Stone of Our Stoney AcresNovember 18th, 2015: In today’s show I had the privilege to interview Rick Stone of Our Stoney Acres.  Rick is a master gardener and loves to share his knowledge. Rick’s classes: Class 1 Vegetable Garden basics – http://bit.ly/1HnWzvQ Class 2 PVC Drip irrigation – http://bit.ly/1PjmEPf Class 3 Seed Starting – http://bit.ly/1Mt3cxk Class 4 Year Round Gardening – http://bit.ly/1kDOGIj If you […]

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Podcast #120: Interview with Jessica Espinoza of Delicious Obsessions and 20 Dishes

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Mountain Woman Radio Episode 120 Jessica Espinoza Delicious Obsessions & 20 DishesNovember 11th, 2015: In today’s show I am blessed to interview Jessica Espinoza of Delicious Obsessions and 20 Dishes and have her  join me once again to share all the exciting and amazing things she has up and coming.  This you will definitely not want to miss out on…  You can also find more information out here […]

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Podcast #119: Stepping Out In Faith

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Mountain Woman Radio Episode 119 Stepping Out In FaithNovember 4th, 2015: In today’s show I share some really wild recent happenings where I was forced to TOTALLY step out in faith!!  It has been extremely wild and my hope is that you will gain some great insight, inspiration and even hope for your life.  This is all about Stepping Out In Faith! For those […]

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Mountain Woman Radio

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Mountain Woman Radio Christmas

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Mountain Woman Radio is available every Wednesday either on our website or iTunes.

Mountain Woman Radio is  loaded with inspiration, encouragement and knowledge on self-reliance, preparedness, sustainability, homesteading, off-grid living, wilderness survival, day to day life, autism, traditional and primitive skills, gardening, canning and so much more.  Not to mention, there are guests from all walks of life joining frequently to share their stories.

Not everyone is able to listen to podcasts due to poor internet connections and such, therefore,  we have created cd’s so that you can listen at your convenience as well as gift them if you feel so inclined.

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Podcast #118: Join Me In My Kitchen

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Mountain Woman Radio Episode 118 Join Trayer Wilderness In The Kitchen

Mountain Woman Radio Episode 118 Join Trayer Wilderness In The KitchenOctober 21st, 2015: In today’s show I bring you into my kitchen while I make dinner for my family.   I mentioned our Emergency Water Safety Webinar, I did a shout out to ElanasPantry.com and also MelissaKNorris.com for her handmade Christmas.  To get your copy of The Trayer Wilderness Cookbook ~ Homesteading The Traditional Way – Volume 1 you can join our newsletter heret.

 

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Podcast #117: Interview with Monica Gill of Life With Grace

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Mountain Woman Radio Podcast 117 Monica Gill Life With Grace

Mountain Woman Radio Podcast 117 Monica Gill Life With GraceOctober 14th, 2015: In today’s show I had the privilege to speak with Monica Gill of LifeWithGrace.net.  We had an amazing interview and it was so awesome to see how God works in our children and how he uses our children to empower us and make us better people!  Be sure to visit Monica for your dose of positive in a negative world!

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Podcast #116: Learning New Skills, Helping Others and Practicing What We Preach

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Mountain Woman Radio Podcast 116 Learning New Skills

Mountain Woman Radio Podcast 116 Learning New SkillsOctober 7th, 2015: In today’s show I discuss some of the new skills we have been learning, how we helped a local friend and how practicing what we preached paid off in what could have very easily been a survival situation.

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It’s a Disaster…and what are YOU gonna do about it? (Review/Giveaway)

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Once again I’m happy to join with PREPARE Magazine in another series of Book Reviews and Giveaways. It is my hope that these will help you gain insight into what to get for you Preparedness Library (or perhaps you’ll be the Winner!).

I’ve had the privilege to work with author Janet Liebsch in the past and it has been a real joy. She is a wealth of information and also very passionate about what she does!

Here’s what the Reviewers at PREPARE Magazine have to say about this book:

The Book: It’s a Disaster…and what are YOU gonna do about it? has been used in First Responder Training across the country! How much better could your family be prepared than to have on hand the very same book that so many First Responders use?

The book doesn’t read like a novel nor is it difficult to ‘get through.’ In fact, it lends itself to reading in short segments of time based upon your need, area of potential disaster or interest. Even if you are in the midst of a crisis, the way this book is set up – it’s so easy to find what you need in just seconds that it is a far better field guide than most other emergency manuals we’ve reviewed.

From Family Emergencies to Business Preparedness or Natural Disasters to Man-Made Mayhem, the book: It’s a Disaster…and what are YOU gonna do about it? really does cover the widest base of events we’ve ever seen in one single book.

Not only does it cover the events – it gives you the wherewithal to handle living through them right while they are happening. The step-by-step bullet points are easy to spot and follow thus they help you stay on track in the midst of chaos! It covers so many possible events in order to help you feel ready with almost endless contingency plans.

The authors also offer this as a Community Preparedness involvement incentive that can become fundraisers for a school, church group or community planners. This outreach is unique in that the desire is to get these books in the hands of more grass-roots movements rather than hit a ‘best seller list’. This shows the true heart of the authors – to help communities and people prepare for life’s emergencies. We applaud and stand with them in this effort!

As the author’s state on their website, the book: It’s a Disaster…and what are YOU gonna do about it? truly “helps families and businesses ‘be aware, be prepared, and have a plan’ for most types of emergencies and disasters (including Terrorism). The 266-page paperback provides quick-reference instructional bullets in 2-color format. It is not written to alarm people, rather it suggests tips on what to think about and do before, during and after specific types of scenarios, as well as how to administer basic first aid.”

If you have not had the opportunity to get your hands on this valuable resource guide, we highly recommend that you do. We hope you’ll enter this Giveaway for your opportunity to win it and add it to your bug out bag, emergency bin or back pack!

 

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Podcast #115: Preparedness – National Preparedness Month

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Mountain Woman Radio Podcast 115 Preparedness National Preparedness Month

Mountain Woman Radio Podcast 115 Preparedness National Preparedness MonthSeptember 23rd, 2015: In today’s show I take you along with me into the wilderness and we talk about preparedness and the why’s and how’s on how to embrace it.

30 Days of Preparedness Giveaway

Be sure to enter the 30 Days of Preparedness Giveaway and visit all the 30 posts included which are LOADED with preparedness and survival tips.

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I would also LOVE to have you join me in my Introductory Herbal Course Study Group that will be starting October 1st.  You MUST be signed up by September 30th!

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Join me for 12 weeks starting September 28th and learn how to change your diet, incorporate natural health and exercise into your daily routine and have support and accountability.  Join me here by the 24th of September.

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Are You Prepared? (National Preparedness Month)

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Are you Prepared?

We use National Preparedness Month to try to help everyone get a step ahead of the game, but we use the whole year to continue our efforts in sharing our education to help you learn and think out of the box.

If you don’t feel very prepared, the best place to start is getting yourself prepared for a 3 to 7 day power outage.  Make a list of the things that you would need to get you by for that time frame and then start to expand.  Consider food, water, shelter if necessary, lighting, medications, alternative power, heat, etc.

When it comes to preparing for the unexpected, this should really be a family affair!  Discuss these things with your family and having good communications with your family and a well thought out plan is extremely important.  Here is information from Ready.gov on family communications.

Something else to always considered are those with special needs, the elderly and your pets.  My son has a special diet and that is something we always think about and prepare for.  Do you have a special diet that you need to contend with?  If so, have you given thought to how you would handle this in an unexpected situation?  You may find my post helpful titled Why Natural Health, Exercise and Whole Foods Play A Role In Survival.  For those of you with pets, Ready.gov has some information that may be helpful in caring for your animals.

Preparedness is for everyone and this video is very helpful with the captioning and sign language.

Our site focuses on preparedness as more of a lifestyle versus something you temporarily prepare for, therefore, I encourage you to signup for our weekly newsletter where we share our knowledge, encouragement and inspiration on a regular basis.  We feel very led to help others and also feel that now more than ever it is important for everyone to clearly be prepared!

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Podcast #114: Solar Cooking Training with Paul Munsen of All American Sun Oven

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Mountain Woman Radio Episode 114 Solar Cooking Education with All American Sun OvenSeptember 16th, 2015: In today’s show, I welcome back Paul Munsen of All American Sun Oven to share more on Solar Cooking.  We took the time to answer some questions and shared the soup to nuts of cooking with the sun.  I would be LOST without my sun oven.  You can cook, bake, dehydrate, boil or pasteurize water and SO much more with a sun oven.  You can also reduce your footprint and save on your electric and even fuel bills.  Paul was kind enough to put together a special package for all our listeners and I encourage you to add the All American Sun Oven to your preparedness cache.  You can take part in his special offer here.

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Simple Life Sunday #74 Featuring 6 Amazing DIY Posts

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Simple Life Sunday

Simple Life Sunday

Thanks so much for joining me for Simple Life Sunday.  Grab your cup of tea or coffee and sit down with me and join me while I look through all the wonderful posts everyone has shared! Before you leave be sure to share one of your favorite posts.

Welcome to September’s Simple Life Sunday~!

Here are all the wonderful posts that were chosen from August!!  Thank you all for sharing and if you are new to our hop, be sure to check out the below posts….  They are fantastic and provide great information as do all the posts that are shared here each month!   Were you chosen??  Check and see…

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Thank you to all of you that have contributed each week.  If you enjoy this hop, be sure to share it with your friend’s and in your social networks.  I am truly a believer in the saying “The More, The Merrier”!!  So please invite your friend’s!

 Thank you for sharing and I would like to invite  you to join Kat’s Sunday Social (our sister hop).

I look very forward to seeing what you will have to share this week!

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God bless you and yours and may your day be filled with Simple Pleasures!

Tam (MWJ) ♥ <><

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The Prepper’s Complete Book of Disaster Readiness by Jim Cobb (Review/Giveaway)

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Disaster Preparedness GiveawayMy Friend’s over at PREPARE Magazine are running a series of Book Reviews and Giveaways that are sure to help you add to your Preparedness Library.  There will be a giveaway EVERY OTHER week upcoming so continue to stop back and see what the next book that will be available to you!

The Prepper’s Complete Guide to Disaster Readiness by Author Jim Cobb is the quintessential preparedness primer. It is suitable reading for both the novice and seasoned prepper. Almost every topic is covered in this book yet it still it goes into great detail without distracting from the primary focus of laying a strong foundation. Disaster Readiness is a broad topic but author, Jim Cobb knows his topic well and has done a fantastic job of breaking things down into clearly distinct chapters and sections to help the reader grasp the scope of being well prepared.

The chapters offer a wide range, yet build from “Why to prepare” to more specific details such as “Where to go” in a disaster.  The Prepper’s Complete Guide to Disaster Readiness will take you on a sequential journey without hype or conspiracy. Unlike day to day life, this book is tightly segmented in its approach so that you are able to locate a particular area on which you need to focus and review to it regularly.

Jim enlightens the reader on areas usually untouched such as how Disaster Readiness affects relationships (Children, Pets and Elderly). This is a book that we highly recommend regardless how long you have been on the preparedness journey.

This is not Jim’s first book, he is a very well established author and you can find many of his books reviewed here on our website, but he is also an authority figure in the educational video series Make Ready To Survive.  You can also find his articles along with mine in the Surviver’s Edge Magazine.  Jim is an extreme wealth of knowledge and a definite resource for quality information, be sure to visit him on his website as well at SurvivalWeekly.com.

To get a good feel for Jim and what he is all about, you can listen to my interview with him on Mountain Woman Radio.

Our hope is that the winner of this book will be both encouraged and share what he/she learns to help others.  This is a foundational addition to your emergency preparedness library!

I just wanted to be sure to remind you to visit PREPARE Magazine and sign up for their FREE online magazine where you will find my articles contributed on a regular basis.  I really am drawn to the message that they share and not only do they have the FREE online magazine available to you, but they have a subscription-based print magazine where you will also find my materials being shared AND they have a membership area on the website where they offer some really in-depth webinars and additional information for those really interested in diving into preparedness.  So be sure to visit PREPARE Magazine quickly and sign up!

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30 Days of Preparedness Giveaway

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30 Days of Preparedness GiveawayWelcome to the 30 Days of Preparedness Giveaway!

National Preparedness Month helps encourage folks just like you to get prepared.  I’d like to encourage you to continue on this journey of preparedness ALL year long!  Allow my friend’s and associates to provide you with a jump start on preparing, by offering you great items in our giveaway to help get you started!  Be sure to enter this giveaway, it will provide you with a chance to receive my new up and coming book titled How To Embrace An Off-Grid Lifestyle.

September is National Preparedness Month and the Prepared Bloggers are bringing you an amazing giveaway sponsored by Valley Food Storage and various preparedness authors. These authors are authorities on topics from gardening and chickens to natural medicine and water storage, all to help you become prepared for what life brings your way. Enter for a chance to win one of 3 great prize bundles:

Each bundle winner will receive:

  • 1- Year Round Gardening Udemy course by Rick Stone valued at $30.00. “Learn everything you need to know to extend your growing season to 365 days a year no matter where you live. Not only will you learn how to have peas in June and tomatoes in August, but you will also learn how to grow tasty veggies in your garden all year long. Including the dead of winter! All using simple, inexpensive structures like mini hoop houses and cold frames”, from the Udemy website.
  • 1- How To Embrace An Off-Grid Lifestyle by Tammy Trayer eBook valued at $9.99. To date, this eBook is unpublished; if you win, you will be one of the first to receive it!
  • 1- The Trayer Wilderness Cookbook – Homesteading The Traditional Way by Tammy Trayer eBook valued at $5.99. “The cookbook is 72 pages of the Trayer family’s favorite recipes, tips and tricks in the kitchen as well as the use of essential oils in the kitchen. The cookbook included information on gluten-free and dairy-free cooking and Sun Oven cooking along with so much more”, from Trayer Wilderness website.
  • 1-  The Urban Chicken by Heather Harris eBook valued at $4.99. “With clear photos showing you step by step, you’ll have more confidence in raising chickens, knowing how to store your eggs, how to cut a whole bird and even how to can your chicken for long term, off grid storage. Learn what some of the different breeds of chickens are, and what we thought of them in terms of laying ability, friendliness and whether or not they could be used as dinner themselves (dual purpose or not)”, from The Homesteading Hippy’s website.

One bundle winner will receive all of the above items PLUS:

  • 1- The Survival Group Handbook by Charley Hogwood paperback valued at $17.99. From Amazon, “s the first and most comprehensive book ever written on the subject of survival with others. It is designed to walk you through all the steps required to safely and securely find, and work with other people just like you who realize that going it alone in a dark world is not an option.”
  • 1- Prepper’s Natural Medicine by Cat Ellis paperback valued at $15.95. From Amazon, “When disaster strikes, it will take more than food and water to keep your family alive. Prepper’s Natural Medicine empowers you with all the information needed to safely create your own medicines when a major disaster has rendered doctors, hospitals, and pharmacies unavailable. Using healing plants widely available and easily grown thorough out the US, expert prepper Cat Ellis explains how to craft renewable medicines from herbs, lichen, fungi, and other natural ingredients.”
  • 1- Start Prepping! by Tim Young paperback valued at $14.95. From Amazon, “Start Prepping! is the ultimate guide to personal emergency preparedness. It will help your family comfortably survive manmade and natural disasters and stay safe from everyday violence. You can’t hide from the risks we face, but you can prepare for them. Read Start Prepping! now and give yourself some peace of mind–because the day after disaster strikes, it’ll be too late.”

For a bundle total valued at $100!

The next bundle winner will receive:

  • 1- Fresh Eggs Daily, Raising Happy, Healthy Chickens Naturally by Lisa Steele paperback valued at $20.00. From Timber Creek Farm website, “Beautiful gift book for you or a friend, packed with information on raising chickens from chicks to laying and beyond. This is a book every chicken owner should have in their library! Useful tips and recipes included.”
  • 1- The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide by Daisy Luther paperback valued at $14.95. From Amazon “You can survive up to three weeks without food, but only three days without water! When catastrophe strikes, having enough water can spell the difference between life and death. The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide offers a step-by-step plan with straightforward information you can easily follow.”
  • 1- Chickens From Scratch by Janet Garmen paperback valued at $12.00. From Timber Creek Farm website, “In Chickens from Scratch you will learn how and where to purchase your chicks, how to house, feed and care for them and ultimately enjoy the delicious fresh eggs the chickens will provide for your family.”

PLUS the four eBooks and Udemy course mentioned above for a grand bundle total valued at over $95!

One grand prize winner will receive:

1- 72 hour kit provided by Valley Food Storage valued at $123.25. This 1 person kit includes everything you need for a grab and go bag or just a daily readiness kit. Whether a natural disaster hits or you just get lost on that mountain road, this 72 hr kit is perfect for the active adult. With a rugged backpack that can double as a hiking pack, you’ll always be able to take your preparedness with you. The 72 hour kit includes:

  • 1 x Backpack (colors vary)
  • 10 x Servings of Food
  • 1 x Gerber Blades Multi Tool
  • 2 x Emergency Light Sticks
  • 1 x Cooking Pot
  • 1 x Berkey Bottle Filter – Purifies up to 110 Gallons.
  • Survival Equipment
  • 1 x SOL Emergency Blanket, (56″x84″)
  • 1 x Fire Lite Fire Starter
  • 4 x Tinder Quick Firestarter
  • 1 x Slim Rescue Howler Whistle
  • 1 x Button Compass
  • 1 x Duct tape, (2″x26″)
  • 1 x SOL Survival Instructions
  • Medical Supplies
  • 2 x Antiseptic Towelette
  • 1 x Ibuprofen (200mg) 2/pkg.
  • 1 x Triple Antibiotic Ointment, 0.5g
  • 1 x Bandage, Adhesive, Fabric, Knuckle
  • 2 x Bandage, Adhesive, Fabric (1″x3″)
  • 1 x Safety Pins

Valley Food Storage offers a wide variety of high quality, great tasting, 25 year long shelf life foods, 72 hour emergency kits, water purification and water storage products. The long shelf life foods have no fillers, no unhealthy preservatives, no hydrogenated oils, no MSG and are nonGMO. This is what you would consider the “real food” of food storage, the ingredients are individually sourced for their quality. Gluten free, and dairy free menu options are available, they have a 100% satisfaction guarantee, and to top it off, they’re a made in the USA company! Check them out here: Valley Food Storage

Also included in the grand prize is:

For a total grand prize package valued at over $200!

This giveaway is open to US residents only and entrants must be 18 years or older to qualify. Giveaway runs from September 10th thru 30th. Winners will be chosen randomly, notified by email and given 24 hours to respond before another name is drawn. This giveaway is sponsored by Valley Food Storage and various preparedness authors and organized by Prepared Bloggers Network. Prize fulfillment is the responsibility of the sponsors and not the participating bloggers. Prize values are estimates only. Void where prohibited by law. 

Please visit our 30 Days of Preparedness round robin!

Be sure to visit our sites and learn as much as you can about being prepared. We’ll be using the hashtag #30DaysOfPrep for these and many other ideas throughout the month of September, so join in the conversation and make 2015 the year you become prepared.

Food Storage

The Prepared Pantry: A 3 Month Food Supply | PreparednessMama

How to Wax Cheese for Long Term Storage | Perky Prepping Gramma

Dispelling the Canned Food Expiration Date Myth | Self Sufficient Man

6 Canning Myths You Must Know | Melissa K. Norris

How to Dehydrate Cherries | Mom With a PREP

How to Dehydrate Milk for Long Term Storage | Perky Prepping Gramma

Self-Reliance

Survival Tips from the Great Depression | Self Sufficient Man

The 5 best crops for Self Sufficient Gardeners | Our Stoney Acres

Butchering a chicken | The Homesteading Hippy

Self-Sufficiency Simplified | Blue Jean Mama

3 Small Livestock Preparedness Tips | Timber Creek Farm

Essential Oils for Preparedness | Mama Kautz

Farm First Aid Preparedness | Timber Creek Farm

72-Hour Kits or Bug Out Bags

How to Build a 72-hour Go Bag | Blue Yonder Urban Farm

Build Your Dollar Store B.O.B. for your Car in minutes! |    Simply Living Simply

10 Essential Oils You Need in Your B.O.B. and at Home | Blue Jean Mama

10 Must-Have Herbs for Your B.O.B | Simply Living Simply

How to Make a 72 Hour Emergency Kit | Mom with a PREP

Preparedness

5 Things New Moms Can Do to Prepare for Disasters | PreparednessMama

Trauma Essentials for the Prepper | The Prepared Ninja

Emergency Preparation for Those Who Are Disabled or Elderly | A Matter of Preparedness

10 Most Important Items a Female Prepper Should Have | Living Life in Rural Iowa

How to Prepare Your Car for Winter | Frugal Mama and the Sprout

How to Prepare For a Power Outage | Blue Yonder Urban Farm

Why Natural Health, Exercise and Whole Foods Play a Role in Survival | Trayer Wilderness

Getting Started With Water Storage | The Backyard Pioneer

10 Totally Free Prepping Things to Do | Living Life in Rural Iowa

21 Prepper Tips I Wish I’d Heard Before I Started Prepping | Urban Survival Site

Is Homesteading Like Prepping? | The Homesteading Hippy

What You Should Consider When Fire Is A Threat | Trayer Wilderness

11 Ways to Cook Off-Grid | Melissa K. Norris

 

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Introductory Herbal Course Study Group

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Introductory Herbal Course Study Group

Have you always wanted to take an Herbal Course, but you’ve been afraid of embarking on that online course by yourself?

Were you putting it off, waiting for that perfect moment?

Well, NOW is the time!

I have been self-taught and have had wonderful influences in my life that have shared and taught me AMAZING uses for the plants in my surroundings, but I have never officially taken a course.  I have been passionate about natural health and natural medicine since I was 14 years old and just as passionate about continuing to learn and educate myself!

It would make me SO happy to be able to have others join me on this journey so we can learn together and celebrate our accomplishments together as well.  There is SO much to learn when it comes to natural health and although I am pretty well versed on utilizing herbs and medicinal plants I wanted to start from the beginning so there was nothing I missed.  I will them continue through the Intermediate Course as well as the Advanced Course.

So I hope you are ready to join me for the Introductory Herbal Course Study Group!!!

Course Details

I will be taking the Herbal Academy of New England’s Introductory Course.  The course is made up of 6 units including over 30 lessons and bonus lessons.  The course is expected to take between 4 and 6 months to complete.  Keep in mind that this course is at your own pace so if you are a faster learner it could be quicker for you and if you would need more time the course materials will continue to be available to you.  My goal is to move through this course along with you and provide email encouragement as well as a Facebook Group where we can communicate, share ideas, answer questions and encourage each other along the way.

Cost:  $195.00

Course Details

Sample/Preview Lesson

Start Date of Course

October 1st, 2015

Instructions for Signing Up

If you would like to participate in my Study Group for this course, you will need to sign up by September 25th using this link:  Herbal Academy of New England’s Introductory Course and in the notes at checkout please note that you are participating in the Trayer Wilderness Introductory Course Study Group.   Once you are signed up and have received your email receipt, please email that to me at oils@trayerwilderness.com.  Once I have confirmation that you are officially signed up, I will send you an invitation to the FB Secret Study Group.

I look very forward to having you join me on this venture.  One of my biggest goals is to be able to not only care for my family in the herbs and medicinal plants in my surroundings as well as my garden and being able to help others become more knowledgeable.  I feel that our health needs to be in our hands!

Please let me know if you have any questions.  You are welcome to email me anytime!

If now is not a good time, but you would like to participate in the future, be sure to sign up for my newsletter here so you will be the first to know about my next Study Group.

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Podcast #113: Interview with Dr. Kirk Elliott, Ph. D. – America’s Financial Doctor

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Mountain Woman Radio Episode 113 Dr Kirk Elliott Americas Financial DoctorSeptember 2nd, 2015: In today’s show we talk about the current financial struggles our country is having and how that will affect our future.  I had the extreme privilege to share with you Dr. Kirk Elliot who is an economist, as well as a political, economic and social commentator. Dr. Elliott, known as America’s Financial Doctor (www.americasfinancialdoctor.com), is the founder of Today’s America (www.todaysamerica.com), which is a community bringing together some of the most well known social and fiscal conservatives in the country on issues like: Sanctity of Life, Sanctity of Marriage, Politics, Economic Freedom, Religious Freedom, Culture, Family, Middle East and Worldview. Recently Dr. Elliott was the writer and producer of an alarming DVD, which is a wakeup call to America titled, “300 Million Slaves.” (www.300millionslaves.com)

Dr. Elliott is spreading the message on national TV interviews and national radio interviews, including FamilyTalk with Dr. James Dobson, The Mike Huckabee Show,  The Kevin McCullough Show, The Dani Johnson Show, the Baldwin McCullough Show and the TV networks Daystar, SkyAngel and ABC Family, along with conferences all over America. Dr. Elliott’s message is timely, disturbing and hard hitting about how the United States is plagued with economic, political, geo-political and social problems, but it is also full of hope. Dr. Elliott continually discusses the root causes of how the U.S. has arrived at this point, the implications of not acting, and he provides a solution that will equip, empower and challenge the viewer to engage their community and reclaim lost ground in this battle for our culture. As a nation, America is morally bankrupt. We need to wake up before it is too late. Future generations require that we fight for our freedoms NOW before they are lost forever.

Dr. Elliott serves as a wealth manager for the McAlvany Financial Group, directing assets for over 1800 clients in America and other parts of the world. Asset preservation and protection is absolutely necessary with the inflationary policies, destruction of our dollar, higher taxation and rising interest rates that will ravage financial markets for Dr. Elliott also serves on the boards for Dr. James Dobson, Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, VA, and Students for Life. He has previously served as adjunct faculty for Fort Lewis College,  Liberty University and Walden University in the areas of Economics, Public Policy and International Business.

Dr. Elliott lives in Southwest Colorado with his wife and two children.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

DIRECT LINE: (866) 211-8986

WEBSITE: www.americasfinancialdoctor.com

EMAIL: kirk@americasfinancialdoctor.com

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Why Natural Health, Exercise & Whole Foods Play A Role In Survival

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Why Natural Health Exercise & Whole Foods Play A Role In Survival

Why Natural Health Exercise & Whole Foods Play A Role In SurvivalWhat comes to mind when you think of survival?  I have to imagine it is a bug-out bag or maybe how to make a fire or shelter, right?

Well, there are SO many aspects to survival and I fear that some are often overlooked!

Let’s take a look at natural health.  With the way big pharma and Obamacare are headed there will never be a cure for anything, but I truly believe that God blessed us with everything we need to survival and thrive in our immediate surroundings!  I believe it is our responsibility to learn how to identify, forage and utilize those gifts.  Being able to gather needles from a tree to make pine needle tea which is 4 to 5 times higher in Vitamin C than fresh squeezed orange juice and is also high in Vitamin A is a huge benefit.  This tea is a great immune booster, decongestant and an expectorant.  You can also use the cooled tea as an antiseptic wash.  Be sure to identify your trees properly.  You can use any pine needle, but remember that although pines are evergreens, not all evergreens are pines.  Knowing the beneficial and medicinal plants in your area can be a huge benefit to you in a survival situation.   I will be starting an Introductory Herbal Class in October myself where I will also be offering daily encouragement and accountability for anyone else who is interested in joining in and participating as well.  If you are interested in finding out more information on this opportunity, you can do so here.

I carry a homemade salve and a container of Burleigh Balm in my packs all the time along with sample sized bottles of all my essential oils.  This will provide me with a very large First Aid kit covering not just wound care, colds and sickness, but additional ailments such as rashes, migraines, inflammation, food poisoning as well as infections, boosting the immune system, earaches just to name a few.  Carrying a salve like the two that I carry, enables me to also create topical ointments combining varying essential oils dependent on my family’s needs.  For more information on the oils and salves that I use, you can subscribe to my natural health newsletter.

Exercise and endurance may be a necessary component to a survival situation as well as staying calm and keeping a clear head.  Many of you have survival packs ready by the door or in close proximity.  Do you know how much your pack weighs?  Have you ever just taken it for a walk, experiencing what it feels like to pack it and carry it?  I imagine also that you have a lot of very useful tools inside but do you know how to use them and if you do know how to use them, do you take time to practice and hone in on those skills?

Many people have these very large packs and have never even put the pack on their backs.  In a survival situation, if you have never carried any weight on your back for a long period of time, you will most likely head out and either have to lose the pack or start unloading it.

When we go hiking we carry our packs and practice getting used to the weight.  We stop during every hike we take, religiously and start a fire utilizing something other than a lighter.  We often take time and set up a small shelter or build a shelter from the materials that surround us, again to get extra practice.

We are constantly testing our abilities and improving our abilities even if we are well practiced.  Try to start a fire in the rain, wind and unusual circumstances.  Use a different method of starting a fire each time from modern tools to traditional and primitive tools such as a bow drill.  Knowledge is power in a survival situation of any kind.  The more knowledge you have the better prepared you will be.

Exercise now, prior to a survival situation so you will have endurance, strength and be much more limber.  Being thrown into a survival situation being out of shape is just asking for trouble.  Tight muscles will pull and be strained easily, without endurance and strength you may not be able to accomplish tasks that could save your life.  Honestly, you do not need to join a gym – go for a walk, run or ride a bike.  Prior to starting any form of exercising, take time to stretch your muscles.  Start getting yourself in practice and increase your activity every day.  Once you have been exercising for a while, push yourself.  Pushing yourself out of your comfort zone will help increase your endurance.  We are in good health and are very active on a daily basis so when we feel like we can’t go on, we push ourselves for another mile.

Exercise is a destresser and also helps detox the body naturally so you will be healthier and have a clearer mind.  You will be able to stay calm more easily and control your breathing.  Get yourself some weights and start out slow, increasing the number of reps daily.  Situps and push ups are utilizing your own body to build varying muscle groups.  Using your own body and resistance training can prove to be a very productive workout.  We also do such things as chop firewood, swinging a 5 or 8 lb maul can prove to be a very great workout and gets our firewood ready for the woodshed.  The key thing is to be active at least 20 to 30 minutes a day and drink lots of water.  The important thing is to know that you can carry your pack for a very long period of time without a struggle so start practicing and be prepared!

Now let’s talk a bit about survival food.  There are many great companies that provide freeze dried meals and many even carry allergy sensitive alternatives in their varieties of foods.  I will list several of my favorite companies to purchase from below:

 

Our family needs to be concerned with the foods we carry and pack because the Mountain Boy is unable to have gluten or dairy and I have struggles with many of the preservatives that are added to food and I need to watch many foods due to a histamine intolerance.  So it gets really tricky for our family to just grab prepackaged or freeze-dried foods without thoroughly checking the ingredients.  It is good to have such foods on hand, but because we have been on a whole foods diet for such a long time our bodies do not react very kindly to processed foods.  Our ancestors all made do with traditional cured and dried foods and that is the approach that we are taking to our survival foods.
Once again, God blessed us with everything we would need to survive.  We harvest our meat every year from the wild for our family now and would continue to do so.  We freeze, can, smoke, jerk and salt cure our meats currently and will be able to continue to do so, even in the wild if we needed to.  Again, learning what is available to us in the wild, so many plants in our surroundings are completely edible and very delicious.  The young roots of a cattail plant are a delicacy for our family.  They are absolutely amazing sauteed up in a little bit of olive oil with a bit of garlic and season salt, but could also be cooked up in bear lard and enjoyed just the same.
Not only being able to gather your edibles from the wild, you can continue to grow your own food if you are smart.  I carry heirloom seeds in all of my survival packs, both big and small.  You never know when a short term survival situation could turn into a long term survival situation fast.  Having the necessary items to survive a long term situation is important.  Here in the Idaho wilderness I can’t walk out and expect to find a tomato plant growing wild, but I could easily carry seeds that take up nearly no room at all with no weight either and easily grow them for my family.  The additional benefit of an heirloom seed is that you can also save the seeds each year and continue to be able to replant and grow your food.

 

If you are new to gardening, two highly recommended tools are The Gardening Notebook and this amazing Planting Calculator.
We already live a much different life than the average, but when thrown into a survival situation we would all be fending for ourselves and looking to achieve the same thing.  Learning from one another is important and finding different perspectives on things is important.  There are certain staple foods that we stock up on in great quantities sea salt being one of them.  Salt is a useful staple in not just flavoring our food, but being able to preserve our food.  We raise honey bees, so our honey is another staple that we stock up on and refer to as our Homestead Gold.  It is not only a great sweetener, will last indefinitely, but also has a lot of medicinal value and uses.  I have my honey bees directly in front of the raised bed in my garden that has my herbs and medicinal plants giving it even further medicinal value.  I also grow stevia in my garden which is a perennial plant and another amazing asset to our homestead.

For those of you that are not used to cooking and baking from scratch or need to cater to specialty diets, you may find my new cookbook, The Trayer Wilderness Cookbook ~ Homesteading The Traditional Way ~ Volume 1 useful.  You will also find tips & recipes on canning, cooking and baking with essential oils, using your woods stove or a solar oven to cook your food and a lot of gluten free and dairy free tips, tricks and recipes to accommodate everyone.
I also stock up on Tattler Canning Lids.  They are reusable canning lids that are priceless if we end up in a survival situation because they would allow me to continue to preserve my food via canning indefinitely.
We are equipped to continue in a modern way, but are also well versed in living off the land and in a very traditional and even primitive way.  Being able to exist this way is a key factor in survival in our opinion and we feel that although there are a lot fo great products on the market to help us survive in varying ways, there could possibly come a time when what we may need to exist is depleted or no longer in existence.  Knowing how to live off the land is what will move us forward in an extreme survival situation and for us, that describes our lifestyle.
Learn the skills and knowledge you will need to exist without the modern conveniences of today so you are prepared for anything.

The month of September is National Preparedness Month and this year The Prepared Bloggers are once again bringing you a great 30 day series on how to be better prepared in 2015.

This was one of my contributions and I hope you have enjoyed it.  Below you will find all the other contributors and their posts.  I highly encourage you to check them out!

 

P.S.  For taking the time to join us and read this post, we would like to extend a 15% discount on everything in our store for National Preparedness Month.  After placing your order, just enter NATIONALPREP in the coupon code when completing your order.

September is National Preparedness Month and The Prepared Bloggers are at it again!

September is National Preparedness Month #30DaysofPrep 2015 It’s safe to say that our ultimate goal is to help you have an emergency kit, a family plan, and the knowledge to garden, preserve your harvest and use useful herbs every day – without spending a ton of money to do it. Luckily that’s obtainable for every family and a journey we would love to help you with.

This year we have posts about food storage, 72-hour Kits & Bug Out Bags, and every aspect of preparedness, from water storage to cooking off grid. You’ll also find many ideas to help you be more self-reliant. Look for information on the big giveaway we’ve put together for later in the month.

Be sure to visit our sites and learn as much as you can about being prepared. We’ll be using the hashtag #30DaysOfPrep for these and many other ideas throughout the month of September, so join in the conversation and make 2015 the year you become prepared.

Food Storage

The Prepared Pantry: A 3 Month Food Supply | PreparednessMama

How to Wax Cheese for Long Term Storage | Perky Prepping Gramma

Dispelling the Canned Food Expiration Date Myth | Self Sufficient Man

6 Canning Myths You Must Know | Melissa K. Norris

How to Dehydrate Cherries | Mom With a PREP

How to Dehydrate Milk for Long Term Storage | Perky Prepping Gramma

Self-Reliance

Survival Tips from the Great Depression | Self Sufficient Man

The 5 best crops for Self Sufficient Gardeners | Our Stoney Acres

Butchering a chicken | The Homesteading Hippy

Self-Sufficiency Simplified | Blue Jean Mama

3 Small Livestock Preparedness Tips | Timber Creek Farm

Essential Oils for Preparedness | Mama Kautz

Farm First Aid Preparedness | Timber Creek Farm

72-Hour Kits or Bug Out Bags

How to Build a 72-hour Go Bag | Blue Yonder Urban Farm

Build Your Dollar Store B.O.B. for your Car in minutes! | Simply Living Simply

10 Essential Oils You Need in Your B.O.B. and at Home | Blue Jean Mama

10 Must-Have Herbs for Your B.O.B | Simply Living Simply

Preparedness

How to Make a 72 Hour Emergency Kit | Mom with a PREP

5 Things New Moms Can Do to Prepare for Disasters | PreparednessMama

Trauma Essentials for the Prepper | The Prepared Ninja

Emergency Preparation for Those Who Are Disabled or Elderly | A Matter of Preparedness

10 Most Important Items a Female Prepper Should Have | Living Life in Rural Iowa

How to Prepare Your Car for Winter | Frugal Mama and the Sprout

How to Prepare For a Power Outage | Blue Yonder Urban Farm

Why Natural Health, Exercise and Whole Foods Play a Role in Survival | Trayer Wilderness

Getting Started With Water Storage | The Backyard Pioneer

10 Totally Free Prepping Things to Do | Living Life in Rural Iowa

21 Prepper Tips I Wish I’d Heard Before I Started Prepping | Urban Survival Site

Is Homesteading Like Prepping? | The Homesteading Hippy

What You Should Consider When Fire Is A Threat | Trayer Wilderness

11 Ways to Cook Off-Grid | Melissa K. Norris

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What You Should Consider When Fire Is A Threat?

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What To Consider When Wild Fires Are A Threat

What To Consider When Wild Fires Are A Threat

The Pacific Northwest is under attack with wildfires…   Are you and your family affected?  We are…   We’ve had 3 months+ with no rain and extreme heat.  It is beyond dry and we are living in an unsafe tinder box.  All it would take is one fool to drop a cigarette, a lightning bolt, a spark from a chainsaw, a hot muffler in the dry grass…  There are thousands of firefighters giving it all for Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Montana and surrounding states…  Firefighters have flown in from Alaska, Australia…  Our military is being trained to fight the fires and people are volunteering.  This is not something to take lightly!

On the 13th of August, lightning struck an area 40 minutes from us.  Although the fire was far enough away, it was also way too close.  Fires move FAST, especially if there is wind pushing it and we had a lot of wind for several days.  If you are on Facebook, here is a link to the 1910 fires that burned 2 million acres in just 2 days.  If this fire jumped the ridge of the mountain it would be heading toward several towns with many people.  It was definitely a concern.  The fire was contained on the 20th and due to heavy heavy winds the following two days the fire was reignited.  As of today, the fire is contained, but there are fires EVERYWHERE and SO many people are affected!

It is some very scary times in many of the western states. I wanted to take the time today to cover a couple of things and help you to be prepared if you are affected. If you are not affected right now, please read over this and make some mental notes to keep for future reference.

Earlier in the month, before the fire started, we started making two lists. The first list was comprised of what we would take if we only had 15 minutes to gather things and evacuate. The second list was comprised of all the things we would need to setup camp, rebuild from the ground up and exist in the wilds without a home. When we found out the fire was as close as it was, we began getting our trailers pulled around and began getting all our essentials on the second list ready and even loaded on the trailer. Our home looks like we are either moving out or just moved in. I enjoy organization and because I work from home it is nice to be clear of clutter so it is a bit crazy here, but honestly it is not really a concern at this point and the items that we felt held a lot of value previously, currently hold little or no value to us at all.

You quickly realize what truly matters most and that is our family!

So with that in mind, let’s talk about somethings….

First and foremost, if you are in a state that currently has forest fires or wild fires burning, PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE be aware of where those fires are. Contact your local county officials and find out how you can keep up with the progress of the fires in your state.

Here in Idaho we have a website http://idahofireinfo.blogspot.com to which keeps us updated daily on the varying fires that are burning. Our local area has a phone number that we can call for updates and also for evacuation details and yesterday I located a number that I could text to be notified if there were evacuations in our zip code! I CAN NOT express this enough. We may not leave our home very often, but we surely want to know what is going on around us. The Mountain Boy and I went out for feed the other day and we ran into many people that lived closer to the burning fires than we did and they had no clue it was even burning!! I would much rather be prepared and considered a freak for being prepared than taking the chance of being incinerated. So stay on top of things and be aware!!

Also most of Idaho was issued an alert today for hazardous air conditions, please be sure to read up on how this can affect you and the precautions necessary for you with these air quality guidelines (http://www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=pubs.aqguidepart) . Remember smoke can take you before fire so please think of all aspects of your health and families well-being.

Next create your lists and have plans put in place for different scenarios.

If the Mountain Man is off working on a project for someone and we need to evacuate, we have a plan in place and he knows where he can find us. We have a plan in place and a location for refuge if we are evacuated thanks to dear friend’s of ours in Washington.  Now keep in mind when planning to not just have a plan A, but also a plan B and even C.    Suppose our initial plan A location was under fire, if we did not have a plan B or C, we would have no idea where the other is.  Think out of the box and in all honesty – you should have plans in place NOW in the event of natural disasters, fires, etc….

In addition to your plans, if you have elderly or special needs children or individuals, you will want to consider their needs and maybe even get them out of the situation and in a save location prior to an evacuation.  Consider all their needs though and have special plans in place for them as well.   People with asthma, lung and heart issues among others may not be able to stay in areas with extremely unhealthy and hazardous air quality so keep this in mind as well.

Please follow the safety instructions that are given to you by your county or state.  When the air quality is hazardous it is recommended that your time outdoors is limited.  If you need to be outside, protect your lungs.

Consider your pets in these conditions also.  If you are able to take your pets with you, be sure to have food, bowls, beds, leashes and collars.  In conditions that are scary to you, they will also be scary for your pets.  They will first sense your escalated stress levels and dependent on conditions may freak out.  Be sure to collar and leash them so you can keep control over them.

Next let’s talk about those lists….

What were the first things that came to mind? Was it some of your most valuable possessions or was it food, water, clothing, a means of making a shelter…

Sure there may be some things that are of great value to you and maybe some of those things can be taken along, but the first things you should be thinking of are the essentials.

If you need to leave in short order,  here is a list of some of the critical things you would want to grab given you have the time (REMEMBER FAMILY IS MOST IMPORTANT):

* Medications
* Important Documents
* Food and Water
* Extra Clothing
* Sleeping Bags and Wool Blankets
* Tent or Tarp

If you have time to prepare, below is the list of things we have formulated into our essentials list:
* Medications
* Important Documents
* Food and Water
* Extra Clothing
* Extra Shoes
* Sleeping Bags and Wool Blankets
* Tent or Tarp
* Reusable Space Blanket
* Survival Pack (including something to cook your food and heat water)
* First Aid Kit (Herbals & Essential Oils too)
* Chainsaw, Axe, Digging Bar, Shovel
* Come-A-Long, Chains, Tow Ropes
* Food, bowls, beds and leashes for your pets
* Paracord, mule tape, bank line

Staying hydrated all the time is important, but even more so in these situations. We carry wide mouth stainless steel water bottles with us on our person where ever we go. We carry those for a reason, you can place this bottle in a fire and boil water to drink and with the wide mouth you could also cook your food in this and easily remove it if necessary. These are now available for sale on our website .

We carry on our person daily, paracord in some form or other (I wear a paracord bracelet that the Mountain Boy made me and he sells), a lighter, at least one knife, a firearm and a nonreusable space blanket in our back pocket. These are just the normal gear we carry so our survival packs are a whole different ball game.

Now those would be the essentials, but being we were thinking long term we thought of things like all our tools to rebuild, our trapping and hunting gear, our firearms and equipment, our winter gear, a small bag with all my business equipment and essentials to maintain my business, a kitchen tote with all our cast iron, 4 enamelware plates, cups, bowls and utensils and some containers to store leftovers, all our food cache, our generator, our sun ovens, my herbal pantry, all our winter clothing, etc…

Every family is different and your thoughts will be different on what is essential, but you need to think of what will get you and your family by if you are no longer able to stay at your home. So if that means a couple day stay in a hotel room till things are safe or if this is a long term plan like ours is, but you need to really think about this.

We want to be prepared, but Mother Nature is the boss so when you need to get out fast the only thing that is of utmost importance is yourself and your family. Remember everything else is replaceable.

When leaving your home, consider that there may be debris in the roadways.  Traveling with a chainsaw or an axe and chains or ropes is a wise idea to be able to quickly remove debris so you can continue to escape.  Many were being evacuated with fires on either side of the roadways and in dangerous conditions.

I did two videos over the last two days that you can find here  and here .

For some of you, you may have homestead animals like we do.  They are a GREAT concern for us.  Right now we have laying hens, meat rabbits, milk goats and honey bees.  It would sicken me to have to leave them behind, but we are not fully equipt to take all of them either.  We transported our goats to our homestead initially in large Rubbermaid trashcans with the lids slightly tilted and strapped fast.  This is a way to easily get them out as well, but if time is of the essence, PLEASE remember that your family is most important.  Leave the pens open and let them escape so they at least have a chance for survival and get your family to safety.

If you were in a situation that you were unable to get out and our prayer is that this never happens to any of you,  you could fell trees away from your home in a larger perimeter around your home.  Keep the area around your home wet.  If you have a body of water near your home you could head in that direction.   Getting in the water and covering your heads with a wet blanket will help keep you safer from falling ashes and debris, but this is in a worst case scenario because hypothermia could set in as well.  So please heed the warnings to get out when it is time and if you have grave concerns and your gut is telling you way ahead of time to leave and seek a safer location, then by all means do so.

I’d like to ask that you continue to pray for all those affected by the fires, those fighting the fires and for rain! We need rain SO badly.  This is something that is heavy on my heart – it worries me greatly when people fail to stay informed or feel they are unaffected by such dangers. Stay safe, stay informed and be prepared!  God Bless!

The month of September is National Preparedness Month and this year The Prepared Bloggers are once again bringing you a great 30 day series on how to be better prepared in 2015.

This was one of my contributions and I hope you have enjoyed it.  Below you will find all the other contributors and their posts.  I highly encourage you to check them out!

 

P.S.  For taking the time to join us and read this post, we would like to extend a 15% discount on everything in our store for National Preparedness Month.  After placing your order, just enter NATIONALPREP in the coupon code when completing your order.

September is National Preparedness Month and The Prepared Bloggers are at it again!

September is National Preparedness Month #30DaysofPrep 2015 It’s safe to say that our ultimate goal is to help you have an emergency kit, a family plan, and the knowledge to garden, preserve your harvest and use useful herbs every day – without spending a ton of money to do it. Luckily that’s obtainable for every family and a journey we would love to help you with.

This year we have posts about food storage, 72-hour Kits & Bug Out Bags, and every aspect of preparedness, from water storage to cooking off grid. You’ll also find many ideas to help you be more self-reliant. Look for information on the big giveaway we’ve put together for later in the month.

Be sure to visit our sites and learn as much as you can about being prepared. We’ll be using the hashtag #30DaysOfPrep for these and many other ideas throughout the month of September, so join in the conversation and make 2015 the year you become prepared.

Food Storage

The Prepared Pantry: A 3 Month Food Supply | PreparednessMama

How to Wax Cheese for Long Term Storage | Perky Prepping Gramma

Dispelling the Canned Food Expiration Date Myth | Self Sufficient Man

6 Canning Myths You Must Know | Melissa K. Norris

How to Dehydrate Cherries | Mom With a PREP

How to Dehydrate Milk for Long Term Storage | Perky Prepping Gramma

Self-Reliance

Survival Tips from the Great Depression | Self Sufficient Man

The 5 best crops for Self Sufficient Gardeners | Our Stoney Acres

Butchering a chicken | The Homesteading Hippy

Self-Sufficiency Simplified | Blue Jean Mama

3 Small Livestock Preparedness Tips | Timber Creek Farm

Essential Oils for Preparedness | Mama Kautz

Farm First Aid Preparedness | Timber Creek Farm

72-Hour Kits or Bug Out Bags

How to Build a 72-hour Go Bag | Blue Yonder Urban Farm

Build Your Dollar Store B.O.B. for your Car in minutes! | Simply Living Simply

10 Essential Oils You Need in Your B.O.B. and at Home | Blue Jean Mama

10 Must-Have Herbs for Your B.O.B | Simply Living Simply

Preparedness

How to Make a 72 Hour Emergency Kit | Mom with a PREP

5 Things New Moms Can Do to Prepare for Disasters | PreparednessMama

Trauma Essentials for the Prepper | The Prepared Ninja

Emergency Preparation for Those Who Are Disabled or Elderly | A Matter of Preparedness

10 Most Important Items a Female Prepper Should Have | Living Life in Rural Iowa

How to Prepare Your Car for Winter | Frugal Mama and the Sprout

How to Prepare For a Power Outage | Blue Yonder Urban Farm

Why Natural Health, Exercise and Whole Foods Play a Role in Survival | Trayer Wilderness

Getting Started With Water Storage | The Backyard Pioneer

10 Totally Free Prepping Things to Do | Living Life in Rural Iowa

21 Prepper Tips I Wish I’d Heard Before I Started Prepping | Urban Survival Site

Is Homesteading Like Prepping? | The Homesteading Hippy

What You Should Consider When Fire Is A Threat | Trayer Wilderness

11 Ways to Cook Off-Grid | Melissa K. Norris

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Podcast #112: Wildfire Preparedness

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Mountain Woman Radio - Episode 112 - Wildfire Preparedness

Mountain Woman Radio - Episode 112 - Wildfire PreparednessAugust 26th, 2015: In today’s show I wanted to take the time to share with you the importance of being aware of your surroundings, being prepared and thinking ahead in the event a wildfire is a threat.  Here are several links to the videos I did this week here and here as well as my post What To Consider When WildFires Are A Threat.

 

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Resources mentioned in today’s show:

Herbal Coffee by Delicious Obsessions

The Garden Notebook

Seeds For Generations

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Podcast #111: Interview with Gregg Carter The Rural Economist

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Mountain Woman Radio Episode 111 Gregg Carter The Rural Economist

Mountain Woman Radio Episode 111 Gregg Carter The Rural EconomistAugust 19th, 2015: In today’s show I had the honor and privilege to interview a good friend of mine, Gregg Carter of TheRuralEconomist.com.  He has a great story and is a wealth of information on everything homesteading.   Don’t forget to check out his book Micro and Cottage Businesses and be sure to join his newsletter so you can learn when his new book is available.

Micro and Cottage Businesses

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Podcast #110: Interview with Michelle Marine of SimplifyLiveLove.com

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Mountain Woman Radio Episode 110 Michelle Marine Simplify Live Love

Mountain Woman Radio Episode 110 Michelle Marine Simplify Live LoveAugust 12th, 2015: In today’s show I had the privilege to interview Michelle Marine of SimplifyLiveLove.com.  She and her family are in the process of building a passive house, but in the meantime, they moved an old barn to their property, renovated it and have been living in this for 2 years while building and constructing their home.  She shares her story, including her struggles and successes!

Resources mentioned in today’s show:

Herbal Coffee by Delicious Obsessions

The Garden Notebook

The Art of Gardening

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My Favorite Market (Non-GMO, Wholesome Foods, Wholesale Prices)

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Thrive Market 1000 Shopping Spree

I am very conscious and critical of all my raw ingredients.  We have eliminated 99.9% processed foods from our diet and when I need something processed there is only one market that I turn to – THRIVE Market!  They have amazing prices that are 25 to 50% off of the retail pricing and it is delivered to my door (more or less – out here in the wilderness things are done a bit differently than at your home), but I don’t have to run 2 hours or even a 1/2 hour to gather my ingredients!  This is such a plus and SO helpful for us.

Thrive Market 1000 Shopping Spree

You wanna know the best part of this?  You to can purchase from THRIVE Market!!  Right now they are running an AWESOME giveaway – Go to THRIVE Market and enter their $1000.00 Shopping Spree Giveaway and be sure to create yourself a free 2 month trial account!

In addition to the 2,500 products to choose from, they offer free shipping on orders over $49.00,  and they are constantly adding new items and more brands!  They really have an amazing selection and I am so thrilled that I was introduced to them.

Membership runs about $5.00 a month ($59.95 a year) and for every membership that is purchased, Thrive Market provides a low-income family with a free membership!  They provide wholesome foods at wholesale prices and are constantly giving back!!  I have been thoroughly impressed!!

So, rather than keep such good news to myself, I thought I would take the time to share the news with you today!!

Head over to Thrive Market and add wholesome foods to your shopping list that will actually fit your budget!!

 

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Podcast #109: Interview with Author, Tina Samples of TinaSamples.com

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Mountain Woman Radio Episode 109 Tina Samples

Mountain Woman Radio Episode 109 Tina SamplesAugust 5th, 2015: In today’s show I had the privilege to speak with author, Tina Samples.  She is the author of Wounded Women Of The Bible and her next book is due out real soon.  She has a heart to help women and has an amazing ministry going on.  You can find her at TinaSamples.com.

 

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Simple Life Sunday #73 Featuring 2 Sugar Free Dessert Recipes

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Simple Life Sunday

Simple Life Sunday

Thanks so much for joining me for Simple Life Sunday.  Grab your cup of tea or coffee and sit down with me and join me while I look through all the wonderful posts everyone has shared! Before you leave be sure to share one of your favorite posts.

WOW – it has been a while!!  I hope you are all doing well and enjoying your summer!!  It has been quite crazy here in the wilderness – as you know the Mountain Man’s joined Jesus in heaven and shortly after that my parent’s were visiting and my Dad not only visited the ER, but spent several days in the hospital.    Not to mention, it is just a CRAZY time of year here – we are now have our goats grazing which has been awesome in keeping the yard mowed and providing us with some very happy goats and just so you don’t think we are living this amazing simple life and are void of those crazy happenings – both of our trucks are down and we got a car to get us around and it too is having some issues.  Just know we are now an exception and surf those crazy times too, but even though we have those moments that we just shake our heads and say “It Is What It Is!!”, we are still very blessed and have so many awesome things going on!!  It is all about contentment and a choice to put more value on our blessings than our misfortunes!

Here is one of the exciting things that has happened here at Trayer Wilderness since our last gathering…  I am an officially published author!!  WOOOHOOOO

The Trayer Wilderness Cookbook - Volume 1 - Final

The Trayer Wilderness Cookbook ~ Homesteading The Traditional Way ~ Volume 1 is now available on our website for sale here, but I encourage you to join our newsletter and receive it for FREE!

If this isn’t blessing enough, my next book will be available in August!!

How To Embrace An Off-Grid Lifestyle Coming Soon new

I am thankful for SOOOO much – God blesses me daily!!

What are you thankful for today?  (Share with me in the comments – I would LOVE to hear from you all!)

I would like to announce that due to my time constraints this time of year we are going to do the Simple Life Sunday a little different and see how it goes!!  The  Simple Life Sunday will be open for a WHOLE MONTH!!  So you can join me every day if you like and share a new post for a whole month!  I want to see this page FULL of all kinds of wonderful posts!!

AND Every time you share a post this month – share something you are thankful for!!

At the end of the month, I will choose the ones that have really captivated me and share them on our Pinterest page!

I would like to thank Taylor Made Homestead for sharing their 2 Sugar Free Dessert Recipes!  Sugar is responsible for so many of our pains and struggles and it is great to have options and alternatives!  Thanks for sharing and I hope this benefits many of you that are having to be cautious of your sugar intake.

Blessings to your and yours and again What are you thankful for this month???

(Every time you share a post this month – share something you are thankful for!!)

 Thank you for sharing and I would like to invite  you to join Kat’s Sunday Social (our sister hop).

I look very forward to seeing what you will have to share this week!

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God bless you and yours and may your day be filled with Simple Pleasures!

Tam (MWJ) ♥ <><

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Podcast #108: Interview with Erica Mueller of MomPrepares.com

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Mountain Woman Radio - Episode 108 - Erica Mueller - Mom PreparesJuly 22nd, 2015: In today’s show I had the absolute privilege to interview a dear friend of mine, Erica Mueller of MomPrepares.com.  Listen to her story – she has SO much to share on her homesteading and simple living experiences – I know you will thoroughly enjoy the interview. Important News The Trayer Wilderness Cookbook ~ […]

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