Canning Bacon: How to Bottle Bacon at Home

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It’s the “ultimate” food storage: BACON!!

What a treat to have in your food storage pantry, don’t you think? What a way to dress up all those beans you’ve stored than to have bacon! I wanted to try canning bacon for months and I was pouring through the different blogs and articles on how to do it.

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Quick and Mobile Rolling First Aid Kit for your Home

First_Aid_Kits-BFor years I had the same home-made First Aid Kit in a big long tackle box (pictured bottom right). I felt pretty good about it, but as time has gone on, I knew I needed to update it.  Upon looking around, I decided to also build another kit and organize it better.  When I saw this rolling cart, I knew I had to do a kit that could be mobile and hold more things.

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Creative Ways to Keep Valuables Hidden in Your Home

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Many home burglars have revealed that they typically have a pattern when entering a home, and it begins with going straight to the master bedroom and master bath. This is where they swipe jewelry and money that is left lying around. Any narcotic prescription drugs or pills are grabbed from the bathroom cabinets for easy money. The average home thief will be in and out of a home in less than 10 minutes.

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First Hand Lessons from Hurricane Sandy

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In October of 2012, a destructive and deadly hurricane named Sandy swept across the eastern United States taking the lives of over 230 people and inflicting 68 billion dollars of damage. The most severe damage was caused in New Jersey as well as New York.

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Top 10 Reasons Why You Probably Don’t Have Your Food Storage

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(Originally written by Wendy DeWitt)

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My Amazon Favorites for Emergency Preparedness + TIPS

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I’m not the most expert on coupon clipping or bargain hunting, but I have done a lot of researching and studying of products and items in the last year for preparedness.  I thought I would share what I personally have found, in the event that it is helpful for anyone else. Please also realize that the things I was researching and purchasing have been what I felt was a need for my family and our preps.  Yours might be different.

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Events To Follow an Economic Collapse & How To Prepare NOW

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For those paying attention, it’s not hard to see that America is on its way very quickly to a paradigm shift.

We are facing a collapse of exceptional scale.  As noted by International Man Jeff Thomas of Casey Research, it’s not that difficult of an exercise to predict what’s coming next.

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Using Buckets and Bins To Organize Your Preps

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There are so many lists of things to gather and have on hand in case of an economic crisis, natural disaster, emergency, famine, terrorist attack and any number of things. One effective way to organize and store these various “Prep” items is using buckets and bins.

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5 Steps To Increasing Your Spiritual Preparedness

(This is a guest post by Shelly McDermott, an amazing woman with incredible preparation insight)

Keeping oil in our lamps

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Many preppers are busily storing up for a future time when resources will be scarce, but is that enough to get us through long periods of hardship?  Church leaders tell us there is something else equally important to your supplies – spiritual preparedness.

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