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10 Survival Skills You Can Develop or Improve This Weekend

Put your weekend to good use - try all or some of these survival skills. You'll be glad you did it, either now or later. Some could even become a regular habit or activity.

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How to Use Powdered Eggs in Everyday Cooking

Whole powdered eggs can be used in recipes where whole eggs are called for. One of my favorite things about powdered eggs is that you always have eggs when you're ready to cook with them.

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Calories vs Servings Controversy

Are you as confused as I am over the calories vs servings controversy in long term survival foods? Some say you shouldn't buy this or that because the calorie to serving ratio means not enough calories. Others say servings don't count — ONLY calories count.

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Review: Quality Dehydrated Foods From Valley Food Storage

Before writing a review, I wanted to see what they offered on their website, so I clicked on their link and read every page. I was impressed. They have done extensive testing of the many types of foods or storage for their own families. They were not impressed with what they found in other foods.

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The Real Facts About Dehydrated vs Freeze Dried Foods

There is a plethora of information available about preserving food, and plenty of 'myths' about their nutritional value, the costs, the serving sizes, and other debated subjects. So we're going to explore both freeze dried and dehydrated, their pros and cons, as well as what's true and what's not.

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How to Prepare for “Special Needs” Family Members and Friends During a Crisis

When making your emergency plans for a special needs family member or friend, it is critical to consider their needs. I have found little information on

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Build Your Own Emergency Off-Grid Power System

How to Create and Configure An Off-Grid Power System With a Portable Solar Generator. What will we do when we have a power outage, a REAL grid down situation lasting weeks, or months, or a year or so? How will we light up the dark, cook hot meals, and keep warm in the winter?

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Inexpensive Little Gadget Saves Frozen Foods From Unexpected Thawing

Indoor/outdoor thermometers provided the necessary technology to track the temperature inside your freezer without having to open its door.

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Mountain House Freeze Dried Food

Mountain House Freeze Dried Food - What if your electric power is knocked out for several days by a storm? Or a natural disaster? Or a financial crisis? Having some kind of food storage protects us the same as auto or home insurance - for those unexpected times. The easiest food insurance you can buy is freeze dried foods.

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Getting Friends and Family 'On Board'

Getting Friends and Family On Board: Many of us are busy preparing food and gathering supplies in case of a natural disaster or other catastrophe; and we seriously believe it is in the best interests of our family to do so. But what about our friends and extended family? Can we help them to prepare also?

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Vegetable Gardening Tips - Growing your own groceries

Vegetable gardening tips - Growing your own groceries with container gardening, indoor vegetable gardening or any small gardening plot. Start now or get your survival garden seeds to store for when they're needed.

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Our Past is Still the Best Predictor of the Future

What is in the future hold for us? Change. Change is a constant and for the human race, it is accelerating in about every metric of human existence that we can see.

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