Military Training Exercise in Unconventional Warfare involves 7 States

I am not a big conspiracy believer and don’t get excited about everything that comes along. It took me some time to decide whether or not to even post this information. But this military training exercise I found interesting enough … Continue reading

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An Inexpensive Sleep System for your Bug Out bag

Many of us because of age or other problems are limited in the size bug out bag that we can carry.  One problem that I have encountered is having adequate shelter, while keeping the weight down.  I recently found a … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Home, Family, and Business for TERRORIST ATTACKS

Preparing Your Home, Family, and Business for TERRORIST ATTACKS is the name of a new publication put out by Rep Robert Pittenger, the Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare.  it can be downloaded for free … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Cooking Tips

The following cooking tips are a few ideas you can use in the kitchen to make your cooking easier. I have learned thru the years, ways to make meal planning easy. If you’re raising young children  it’s a trial sometimes to get meals … Continue reading

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Backpacking Stoves that are Good for Your Bug Out Bag

Spring and summer are just around the corner and many of us will do some camping.  This is a great time to try out some of the equipment that we have been accumulating. This last few summers I have been … Continue reading

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Improvised Weapons and their Availability

Recently I was talking with a friend about improvised weapons and he went blank.  I asked him what he would grab that was close around him to defend himself.  He hesitated and by the time he came up with something, … Continue reading

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Mesquite Beans and How to Harvest and Use Them

Mesquite trees are found in northern Mexico throughout the Sonoran and Chihuahuan Deserts, and as far north as southern Kansas, west to the Colorado Desert in California, and east to parts of Texas These deciduous trees can reach a height of 20 to 30 ft although in most of their range they … Continue reading

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Cabbage and Its Benefits

Cabbage isn’t just for St Patricks Day, that once a year treat that everyone looks forward to and then forgets after March. Cabbage, either light green solid heads or the purple one have a lot of uses. Cabbage in some … Continue reading

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More on the Shelf Life of Cooking Oils

The other day I wrote a post on the subject of the shelf life of cooking oils, since then I have been doing some additional research on this subject and have found some additional useful information. In a 1999 article … Continue reading

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Do these Foods Need to be Refrigerated?

It seems like today everyone wants to refrigerate everything.  When I was a child may things were routinely left out, and it never seemed to cause a problem.  So after a little research here is a list of foods that … Continue reading

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