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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Off the Grid Eating: Recipes for Survival and Enjoyment without Electricity

Off the Grid Eating: Recipes for Survival and Enjoyment without Electricity was a free kindle book when this post was written.

Whether you're a prepper, a survivalist, a camping enthusiast, a fugitive (okay, hopefully you're not a fugitive) or simply looking to get off the grid, you'll need food.

Make it good!

What is the benefit to living off the grid?

The joy of living in the present moment without the stress and craziness/ridiculousness of modern living where many aspects of your life are often dictated to you and at best, manipulated.

Being that it is such a joy living freely, preparing food is a big part of that.

In this series, you will learn various creative methods of preparing food you've bought, hunted, gathered or grown.

Skip Plemmons enjoyed the freedom of off grid living in an Arizona desert yurt for a couple of years when he wasn't vagabonding all over the country in his youth. He also practices self sufficiency on his small farm in North Georgia.

These recipes along with your free book at, will give you all the tools you need for a life of independent, self sufficient living and eating well while doing it.

In this book you'll learn how to prepare at an expert level:

Hoe Cakes
Flour Tortillas
Easy, No Knead Bread
English Muffins
Plantains, Potato and Onion Omelet
Hash and Eggs
Chicken in a Pot
Venison, Broccoli and Apple Stir-Fry
Rattlesnake Rice
Tex-Mex Stuffed Peppers
Grilled Quail with Cilantro, Mango and Peach Salsa
Squirrel Stew
Chicken Fricassee and Carrot Dumplings
Mutton Ragout
Potato Pepper Packets
Slow and Steady Collard Greens
Red Cabbage, Apples and Onions
Bean and Rice, Puerto Rican Style
Fish Cakes
Dutch Oven Apple Crisp
Bread Pudding
Quick Fried Peach Pies


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"Just-In-Case" Info and Reminders for Winter Survival

We have heard a lot of stories about snow mishaps during winter. We have heard and read about winter survival. We feel and think like we've mastered the dangers in this weather, but accidents are accidents, no matter how careful we may be are inevitable. Unless we are in this situation we really would not know how prepared we actually are. But winter can be fun too. Winter hiking is a popular activity during this weather. So the best thing to do is continuously understand and be aware of all possible situations in a snow mishap.

Here are trinkets of facts that are as important as the winter survival kit that you have packed on any winter trip:

Hypothermia - is a state in which our body can no longer regulate and produce enough heat needed due to a cold stressor. Hypothermia is of most important concern when trapped in a snowy weather and immediate help is not at hand. During extreme cases of hypothermia, a person can experience what is called "paradoxical undressing" in which a person may become disoriented and confused leading to removal of clothes which, in turn, causes for increase in heat loss. Needless to say, hypothermia can cause death.

The Survival Rule of 3s

In an extreme survival situation people cannot survive more than:

• 3 minutes without air

• 3 hours without shelter

• 3 days without water

• 3 weeks without food

• 3 months without hope

In spite of the dangers during winter, camping during this weather is a good source of fun for some especially those adventure seekers. To be on the safe side of it, here are some things you should remember but are often times neglected:

- You can make fire even during winter in almost anywhere. Just keep your lighter and matches away from the cold. You can use dry shredded bark or paper for the fire.

- Do not go into this activity if you are not trained and knowledgeable enough unless you are in the company of experts in winter camping. The cold weather is tough and it is no time to fool around, no room to be too confident or arrogant.

- If you are going away from the campsite and you are alone, remember not to rely on your footprints to guide you on your return. You can't also rely on trail marks they can be lost during a hard snow fall. If you are unfamiliar with the place, then do not go far alone.

- Your car is the lifeline you have in going back to civilization safely. Be careful of your keys.

- Drink enough water. This is sometimes ignored because of the cold weather.

- Bring fatty foods they are a good source of heat.

- It gets dark earlier during winter. Be sure to plan activities accordingly.

So generally, winter can be fun. Do not be wary about winter survival reminders that bombard us during this season. Anyway, as the saying goes, it is better to be safe than sorry.

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Monday, December 29, 2014

The Prepper Life Book Bundle

The Prepper Life Book Bundle: Easy Prepping Books 4-6 was a free book for your kindle or kindle reading app when this post was written.

Are you a mom with little kids at home?

Are you worried about how your family will survive a disaster?

Get 3 fantastic prepping books at one low price with this Prepper Life Book Bundle.

This set includes:
Building Your Prepper Pantry
Prepping With Kids
Prepping on a Budget


Building Your Prepper Pantry

If you’re thinking of starting your own pantry, there are a few things you should consider before you head to the store. This guide is designed to get you thinking about how you’ll start your pantry, what things you want to stock up on, and how much you can afford to invest in a pantry.

Whether you’re a full-time college student who wants to start storing food in your studio apartment or you’re the busy mother of three who wants to make your budget stretch a bit, you’ll find tips and tricks for making a pantry work for you.


Prepping With Kids

Before you face the possibility of a power outage or natural disaster, it’s important that you start to prepare your family. Getting ready ahead of time ensures that you’ll be able to properly and effectively meet your family’s needs during a crisis situation.

This guide offers tips and tricks for keeping your children safe, prepared, happy, and comfortable during emergencies. You’ll find information on prepping with an infant, toddler, young child, and older child in order to best understand what your youngster’s needs might be during an emergency.


Prepping on a Budget

Preparing for disasters is important.

Going into debt while you’re prepping is not.

If you’re interested in becoming a prepper, but you don’t have a lot of money to invest in prepping, this is the guide for you.

You’ll learn what items you need to stock up on, how to find good prices, and where to look for the best deals. You’ll discover what it takes to really start prepping and how you can do so with a minimal investment.

Written by a prepper mom, Prepping on a Budget is the go-to guide for parents who want to keep their families safe and secure during an emergency, but who need to be a bit savvy with their dollars when they do so.

Food Storage Recipe - Simple Lemon Meringue Pie

Easy to make this pie. My whole family loves it and I have to make it a lot.


2 packages of instant lemon pudding

3 cups of cold milk

1 container of whipped topping

1 graham cracker pie shell

In a bowl mix together the pudding mix and milk together with an electric mixer until it is thickened.

Pour it into the graham cracker pie shell.

Place in the refrigerator for about an hour.

Pour the whipped topping on top of the pie. Return to the refrigerator for an additional hour.

Serve. If you have any left , store it in the refrigerator.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Be Self Sufficient...

There are certain items that you have got to have on hand to help you to be more self sufficient. You already know about needing a stockpile of food, but you also need these items to be able to live comfortably during an emergency situation, disaster, or after SHTF. With the new year coming up it is a perfect time to get started with getting these things. If you are new to being a prepper than now is the best time to start.

1. A Solar Generator is one of the things that I really think is a number one must have item. Will greatly improve any situation that is a bad one.

 2. Having a Camp Shower would be a great way to make sure that your whole family is comfortable and can have a sense of normalcy.

3.You can never have too many Oil Lamps!! Great way to have some light and even cook with them in a time of need with the right set up.

4. Having a good set of Cast-Iron Cookware Set is a thing that is needed for being able to cook a great meal. You can cook on fires and more with a good set of cast-iron cookware.

5. Get yourself a lot of hand operated appliances, like can openers, hand mixers,grain mill, coffee grinder, and more.

6. Do your laundry easily off the grid with a laundry tub, clothes wringer, clothesline, and a Portable Compact Mini Washing Machine is another thing that is a huge help.

7. You need a grill, camping cook stove, and other ways to cook.

8. Keep a lot of warm clothing, coats, socks, good boots, rain gear, long underware, gloves, for all of your family members.

9. Keep a fire extinguisher in every room.

10. Having bicycles is a good thing to have for each family member.

11. Get all of the camping gear that you can find and as much as you can. It is very useful in lots of situations.

12. Gas Siphon Pump

13. A hand pump for a water well.

An Easy Way To Save Money

My mom sent me the above graphic a while ago. She has been doing this for the last 3 or 4 months. I have been saving mine for the start of the new year. It is called the 52 week money challenge. You start on the first week with a dollar and go up from there until the last week when you put $52.00 into the savings jar. I am going to start the first week of 2015. I will also still have my change jar where I throw all of our change into. The last time I cashed the change jar in - it had $243.56 in it.

This is something that we all should do. You can find other ways to save money here - 925 Ideas to Help You Save Money

Learn Some Skills

What will happen to you and your family when SHTF? Will you be able to take care of your family? You most likely have a stockpile of food and other items, but do you have any skills that you will need to know to be able to just live or to continue having items on hand.


1. Learn the art of bartering.

2. Learn how to hunt, fish, and trap.

3. You learned how to do the list of above, now learn how to butcher and clean your food.

4 Learn how to raise livestock. Even if all that you have room for are some chickens and rabbits, it will help your family.

5. You have got to learn how to garden. This will be a life-saver.

6. Learn some carpentry skills. There won't be any calling a handy man after SHTF.

7. Learn some basics of engineering.

8. Get yourself into a class for learning CPR and learn some first aid. Knowing emergency medicine can save your life or someone's in your family.

9. Teach yourself some basics of food production. Making your own cheese, butter, and bread can really be helpful and keep your days enjoyable.

10. Get some marksmanship skills.

11. Learn how to make your own ammo. Learn how to make some alternate weapons in case you run out of gun ammo.

12. Some skills in pottery making, sewing, knitting, and wood carving can be a great skill to have. Be able to repair items and make new items that are needed can really help your household go on.

13. Learn all that you can about herbal remedies and how to administer them.Your are not going to be able to run to the corner pharmecy. You can grow the herbs and use them.

14. Everyone in your family has got to learn how to purify water. You have to have clean and drinkable water.

15. Firemaking skills are a MUST! Learning how to build a fire can keep you warm, fed, and clean.

16. It might be a good idea for someone in your family to learn how to make wine or beer.

17. Learn the many ways to be able to cook! Solar cooking, fire, grill, rocket stove, etc. There are many ways to cook without power - LEARN THEM ALL!!!!!!!

18. Being able to make candles will give you light!!


Saturday, December 27, 2014

Top 25 Methods For Starting Fires Without Matches

SHTF Preparedness. Top 25 Methods For Starting Fires Without Matches: (prepper's survival guide,wilderness survival,how to survive in the wilds,how to survive a disaster, Starting Fire Book ) was a free kindle book when this post was written.

Fire is one of the most essential tools that humans have, but what do we do when we find ourselves in a situation where we don’t have matches or a lighter? This book details numerous ways to start a fire without the use of matches and various other fire-building skills that can be crucial if you’re caught out in the wilderness. Whether you’re working on survival skills, or simply wanting to ensure that your next camping trip won’t be cold and dark, this book holds simple techniques that will help you stay nice and cozy warm.

The 25 methods can be dangerous and most should only be used in an absolute survival situation, however preparing yourself with knowledge is one of the best preparations that you can make.

It has been fun and interesting to research and write this book for you, and I hope that you’ve found it helpful. May your nights in nature be warm and safe.

Some methods covered

– Constructing Your Fire Pit and Fuel Assembly

– Common Ways of Starting Fires without Matches

• The Magnifying Glass

• 9-Volt & Steel Wool

• Flint and Steel

• The Spent Lighter

• The Flashlight

• Char Cloth

– Traditional Techniques for Starting Fires

• The Hand Drill

• The Bow Drill

• The Two-Person Friction Drill

• The Pump Drill

• The Fire Plow or Plough

• Unusual and Surprising Ways of Starting a Fire without Matches

• Making a Fire with an Aluminum Can and a Bar of Chocolate (Sunlight)

• Condoms… No, Seriously. (Sunlight)

• Ice (Sunlight)

• Cellphone and Steel Wool (Electricity)

• A Car Battery and Jumper Cables

• A Gum Wrapper and a Battery (Electricity)

– Miscellaneous Fire-Starting Methods and Tricks

• Fire Piston (Air Pressure)

• High-Powered Flashlights

• Flares

• Using Petroleum Jelly and a Cotton Ball

• Starting a Fire When Your Wood Is Wet and It's Not Raining

• Starting a Fire When Your Wood Is Wet and You’re in a Downpour

• “Permanent” Matches

• Two Alternate Ways of Assembling Your Fuel

The Winter Survival Kit: Natural Remedies & Cures for Cold, Flu, Seasonal Allergies and Sinus Infections

The Winter Survival Kit: Natural Remedies & Cures for Cold, Flu, Seasonal Allergies and Sinus Infections (Health & Wellness, Natural Herbal Remedies,Organic Cures, Alternative Medicine, Book 1) was a free Kindle book when this post was written.

 UNCOVER THE SECRET TO HEALTH: Natural Remedies to Heal and Safeguard Yourself No Prescription Drugs; No Health Insurance - Save Money

A message from Natural Remedies expert and best-selling health & wellness author, M. Clay Polynice

Dear Friends,

I believe the universe brings us to certain places for a reason, and you are here because you need to learn about the amazing benefits of Natural Cures & Remedies. I first began experimenting with Natural Herbal remedies around 20 years ago and have since moved away from pharmaceutical and synthetic drugs all together.

Numerous studies have shown that not only will natural remedies improve your general health; but it can also extend your life span. They harness healing powers from nature, while at the same time, do not contain chemicals that are present in drugs bought from most stores. They're effective, cheap, and are less harmful to you than store bought options.

It really makes sense to look at natural remedies as an alternative method to cure ailments such as colds and toothaches, skin problems (psoriasis and eczema), gastrointestinal problems (Chrohn’s, IBS), and even common infant health concerns (colic, teething, and diaper rash).

My journey has been blessing, my family and I have maintained optimal health and saved thousands of dollars over this period. Friend, you now have the chance to take in timeless health secrets that took me years to learn in only a few hours of reading this E-Book.

Bottom Line - You are going to get all my years of research and expertise at a bargain price so that you can apply these natural techniques and reap the benefits and rewards that they offer!

Ditch the prescription drugs, synthetic pills and find out why millions of people around the globe are moving towards NATURAL REMEDIES!

A Sneak Preview & Benefits of Natural Medicine:

✔ Natural Remedies a current alternative - The fact is prescription drugs often have more harmful side effects than they offer for the good. Natural alternatives have been around for centuries.

Compared to other pharmaceutical products, you know 100% how natural home remedies are made.

✔ Natural Remedies for Seasonal Ailments – Let’s face it - Allergies and seasonal ailments can really wreak havoc for you if you do not know how to control them. Fortunately, there are ways to beat allergies and seasonal ailments that won’t leave you drowsy and tired.

✔ Natural Flu/Cold/Sinus Remedies

✔ Natural Remedies Infections- Our precious little ones are most susceptible to harmful chemicals and other impurities. This chapter shows you how to keep your bundle of joy safe, healthy, and happy!

✔ Cost-Effective:
Drugs made by large pharmaceutical companies are expensive since they are processed, advertised and marketed as commercial products. Natural, homemade remedies are much more economical to produce.

✔More Effective:
The beauty of natural home remedies is that they can treat a wide variety of illnesses.

✔Fewer Side Effects:
It's true that many over the counter medicines contain several ingredients that attack the intended ailments however they don't stop there. These medications affect your other functions and come with side effects. Since natural home remedies only contain pure medicinal purposes, their side effects are greatly minimized.

Friday, December 26, 2014

Build Your Own Super Chicken Tractor

Build Your Own Super Chicken Tractor was a free kindle book when this post was written. Build Your Own Super Chicken Tractor!

A better way to raise chickens when you only have a small area. It gives your hens everything they need to be healthy and lay healthy eggs. Below are a few of the benefits of using a chicken tractor...

Chickens get all the sunshine they want
Chickens get all the fresh air they can breathe
Chickens get access to bugs to eat
Chickens get access to grass to eat
You get fresh eggs as close as the back door
You get the satisfaction of caring for a productive animal
You don't have to scoop chicken poop
You get free organic fertilizer for your lawn
Protection from predators

Outstanding Features Include:
Costs less than $100 to build
All polymer construction ever needs painting
Goes together in a snap with easy to obtain materials
Enough room for 3-5 large breed chickens
Lightweight and easy to move

Thursday, December 25, 2014

The Prepper's Bundle: Even More Survival Guides for Every Situation

The Prepper's Bundle: Even More Survival Guides for Every Situation was a free book for the kindle when this post was written.Are you prepared?

Are You and Your Family Ready to Survive the Next Disaster? Do you worry what would happen to your family in an emergency?

If so, then The Prepper's Bundle: Even More Survival Guides for Every Situation is exactly what you need.

With this collection you'll get four best-selling guides covering dozens of different aspects of Prepping. With tons of information for beginners all the way to seasoned preppers, this collection cannot be found anywhere else. Save $$ off the price of buying each book individually!

With The Prepper's Bundle: Even More Survival Guides for Every Situation, you'll get the following:

Bugging In or Bugging Out?: This guide will teach you all about bugging out versus bugging in, including:
- The main differences between Bugging In and Bugging Out
- How to pack a Bug Out Bag for each member of your family, without going overboard.
- How to fortify your home and yourself for ultimate safety and protection.
- Tips and Tricks for deciding which method is right for you
- And much, much more!

The Urban Prepper: A City Survival Guide: This guide will teach you about prepping for survival in an urban situation, which is completely different than a rural one. You'll learn how to:
- Pack an Urban Bug Out Bag for each member of your family.
- Fortify your city home for ultimate protection.
- Decide which foods and supplies you need to store for urban survival
- And much, much more!

The Prepper's Guide to Firearms: This guide will teach you the fundamental issues around having a firearm for survival. You will learn how to:
- Choose which type of firearm is right for you and your family
- Maintain and repair your firearm, to keep it in top working condition
- When to use your firearm and when to keep it holstered
- Important training and marksmanship drills to help you become a better shooter
- Much, much more!

The Frugal Prepper: Survival on a Budget: The Frugal Prepper: Survival on a Budget will guide you and your family through the important steps and considerations that you need to begin prepping without spending a lot of money. In this book you will learn:
- Which foods and supplies you need to store for survival, and how to find them for the lowest price possible.
- Pack a Bug Out Bag for each member of your family, without going overboard.
- Fortify your home and yourself for ultimate safety and protection.
- Clever ways to cut costs and save big while prepping.
-And much, much more! 

Monday, December 22, 2014

SHTF Preparedness. How to Purify Water. 25 Methods For Water Filtration and Purification To Survive a Disaster

SHTF Preparedness. How to Purify Water. 25 Methods For Water Filtration and Purification To Survive a Disaster: (Water Purification Book, prepper's survival guide, survival pantry, prepper's) was a free book for the kindle when this post was written.

The SHTF Preparedness. How to Purify Water.

25 Proven Methods for Water Filtration and Purification To Survive A Disaster

When the stuff hits the fan it is not going to be a pleasant experience. Have you ever wondered how you could purify water without power and without a clean water source to begin with? Well, look no further than this book.

In this book, you will find twenty-five different ways to purify water that include using common tools and equipment, chemicals, and filtration. Most of the different ways to filter and purify water use items that you can find around your home, and some of the methods are store bought tablets and tinctures specifically made for water purification that you can keep on hand.

Some topics covered:

• The importance of purifying your water.

• Where you can find water that is suitable to purify.

• Methods to purify water without chemicals.

• Methods to purify water with chemicals.

• Methods to purify water using filtration.

Knowing how to purify and filter water in an emergency situation can be the determining factor between life and death. Humans cannot even eat without water; therefore, it is imperative for survival. The aforementioned methods can be used in conjunction with one another to obtain the purest water possible, and should be utilized when available.

Remember, an emergency situation can happen to anyone at any time. The future is unpredictable, and having this knowledge will benefit everyone.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Prepper Central

Prepper Central: A Prepper Fiction Novel (Prepping - Together we will Survive Book 1) was a free kindle book when this post was written.

 In a world where everything seemed just fine, long time Prepper Jimmy and his pregnant wife Marge have a different view of the world. Prepping as part of a group called ‘Prepper Central’, the little family is responsible for the stockpile of the Doomsday Prepper Community. When the economy begins taking a turn for the worst, Jimmy ensures that his parents are safe as the newest members of his Cul de Sac Prepping group. Before long, people all over the country lose their jobs, homes and their savings as the major banks of the country begin to collapse. With the authorities unable to keep up with riots, crimes and looting, Colorado quickly turns into a state of Martial Law, forcing the members of ‘Prepper Central’ to secure their neighborhood and protect themselves against the Outsiders.

Find out if Jimmy will be able to protect his pregnant wife, his eccentric parents and the loyal and committed members of his community, ‘Prepper Central’.

Why you should read Prepper Fiction

Whether you are an avid, long time Prepper or somebody who simply wants to read about survival after an epic disaster, Prepper Fiction will have you on the edge of your seat. You can check your emergency plan for holes, while enjoying the thrills of a story that may become reality for all of us, before we even know it.

If you are new to Prepping then you should also check out my other Prepper Fiction Novel 'Band of Preppers', as well as my non-fiction books that will bring the idea of Disaster Preparedness and stockpiles, much closer. OR, if you are an avid Suspense Reader then check out my new Psychological Suspense Novel 'Presidential Cleaning'.

Presidential Cleaning: A Psychological Suspense Novel

Band of Preppers: A Prepper Fiction Novel

Prepper: Be Prepped: All you need to know about becoming a Prepper

Prepper: The Prepper Hunkering Down Guide: F*** Bugging Out, Bug In! Prepping at Home and Protecting Your Property - Here is how!

Prepping: Prepping, Canning and Food Preservation - The most Efficient Prepper Food Preservation Guide

Friday, December 19, 2014

SHTF Preparedness. How To Build and Equip Your Own Underground Root Cellar To Survive A Disaster.

SHTF Preparedness. How To Build and Equip Your Own Underground Root Cellar To Survive A Disaster. Step-by-step Guide.: (how to live without a house, Preppers Survival Guide, SHTF Stockpile) was a free book for kindle when this post was written.

SHTF Preparedness

Step-by-Step Guide on How To Build and Equip Your Own Underground Root Cellar To Survive A Disaster

Disaster can strike at any minute. There are thousands of nuclear missiles that are ready to launch at the push of a button and any one of them could spell the end of the world. Global Warming is wreaking havoc on our climate and causing tornadoes, hurricanes, and even tsunamis. On top of all of this, there are terrorist incidents with very angry groups of hostile people taking hostages or releasing harmful toxins into the air that could easily kill you and your family in an instant if you are not prepared.

Among all these things, there are natural phenomenon that are completely out of our control as human beings-- things like asteroids, or super-volcanoes, or earthquakes. All of these things are out of our control, but rest assured, that if any of these disasters occurs, you will find that people become increasingly hostile to the rest of the population. You could easily find hostile marauders searching for food or resources should any of these disasters take place.

That's why it's so imperative that you have some sort of back-up plan to keep you and your family safe during these times of chaos that could occur at any minute.

What you need is a safe-haven. What you need is a bunker... on a budget. It needs to be equipped to withstand multiple kinds of disasters, and it also needs to be equipped to outlast a lengthy time of unrest.

The situations we will cover together are

• The basics of cellar construction.

• Design challenges

• Beginning smart construction ideas

• Starting construction process

• How to stock your cellar

• Furnishings & comfort
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