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Categories: Cooking, Food, Latest Post, Skill, Urban Prepping,

Do It Yourself Survival Food Here’s what you’ll need to get started: 2 cups Flour (preferably white bleached flour, as this will preserve longer) ½ Teaspoon Salt ½ to ¾ cup Water Mixing Bowl Rolling pin Cookie Sheet or cooking screen Measuring Cup and ½ teaspoon Cookie Cutter, Jar Ring,...

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Categories: First Aid, Gear, Latest Post, Urban Prepping,

THE PREPPER’S MEDICINE CABINET In this blog, I will focus on just over-the-counter medicines available for purchase from the shelves of your local drug store, supermarket, or even online.  The good thing about over-the-counter medications is that the Food and Drug Administration regulates them.  There are approximately eight hundred OTC...

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Categories: Blog, Cooking, First Aid, Food, Gardening, Marti's Corner, Skill,

Hi Everyone, NOTES: * I have a document entitled "An Approach to Longer-Term Food Storage" prepared by the College of Life Sciences at BYU. The breakdown they give for grains provides about 2000-2400 calories and protein for one adult for one year. They break down all the "grains" category like...

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Categories: Earthquake,

After a major earthquake, important to have a kit and a clear set of instructions of what to do next.  This kit is designed to take out the guesswork of what to do next and where to look for items.  Not designed for long-term survival, but rather to address the...

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Categories: Urban Prepping,

I receive many emails and comments from subscribers that are all somewhat similar.  They typically say, "Yeah, but what should I, as a city dweller, really do to be prepared."  It can be confusing and overwhelming with all of the many looming challenges and when you are new to prepping. ...

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Categories: Blog, Cooking, First Aid, Food, Gardening, Marti's Corner, Skill,

Hi Everyone, NOTES: * Here is a planting guide separated into the different zones. Download your Planting Charts | Kellogg Garden Organics™ Murrieta, California is in Zone 9B. This Kellogg site offers a lot of free information. * Ugh, I've got earwigs infesting my garden. Damage from earwigs looks like...

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Categories: Bug Out,

If an event forced you and your family out of your home in a matter of minutes, would you have prepared enough in advance to have the right items to ensure you, your family, and your pets would be okay if you were restricted to the disaster zone and help...

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“Only the dead see the end of war.” ― George Santayana, 1922 We are entirely dependent upon a technological infrastructure that is going to, without a doubt, continue to fail with increasingly more regularity.  Today, infrastructure is so much more than roads, bridges, damns, and powerplants.  Infrastructure is laced between...