It has been said, that no man is an island...and neither is a family. Many people believe that being self-reliant means meeting all your family's needs from what you produce on your property. Our family believes that being self -reliant means meeting the needs of our family in the most sustainable ways possible. We have come to believe that the way for our family to be prepared … [Read more...] about Building a Community Reliant Life
Those of us paying attention clearly see that the global economy is at best rapidly changing, and more realistically, is rapidly disintegrating. There is a significant probability that we are headed for some degree or some form of economic collapse, if not various other crises as well. This presents a unique dilemma for those of us trying to position our financial, career, and … [Read more...] about The Prepper’s Economic Paradox
Todd Savage October 21st, 2014 Strategic Relocation The following guide has been contributed by Todd Savage as the second part of the ‘Strategic Relocation Bugging Out: Dreams vs. Reality’ series. Click to read Part I: The Gut Wrenching Reality: One of the Best Bug-Out Strategy Guides You’ll Ever Read If you’ve ever wanted to know how a professional retreat consultant … [Read more...] about Strategic Relocation Guide: How To Position Yourself To Survive A Major TEOTWAWKI Event
Sometimes I wonder: does a person's garden follow his personality? Is the love of weeds, praise of borderline chaos and embracing of wild animals simply an outgrowth of a disordered mind? On the flip side: are perfect beds, straight lines and precisely timed plantings the result of latent OCD? (I once created a quiz on gardening personality types - you can take the quiz … [Read more...] about Easy Gardening Solutions for Lazy Gardeners
When the Ebola news first started to dominate the alternative news media, and the mainstream media, I kept my eye on it, but mostly kept the idea of a pandemic out of my mind. Mainly, because we’ve had previous false scares before, whether it was the bird flu, SARS, etc, and nothing much came of any of them. Over the last few nights, hubby and I discussed the possibility of a … [Read more...] about Another Mental Exercise, or Is It?