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Be Prepared: The Cheapest, Easiest Way to Set Aside an Emergency Food Supply

Job loss. Illness. Civil unrest and crop failure. The possibilities for disruptions to your personal food supply are many and depressingly varied. It’s a wise move to plan ahead and set some food aside. Long-term food storage seems to be

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End of a Decade: Roaring into the Twenties

I don’t often make a big deal out of the calendar flipping over–sometimes I even sleep through it. Most of the time I look at it as an opportunity to make personal resolutions. It’s fun to join in as we

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Be Prepared: Six Medical and Home Safety Tips to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse (or Just Real Life)

Fair warning: this post doesn’t have any guns with super cool self-feeding ammo, or arcane advice on how to survive THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT. But it’s important nonetheless. If the civilized world does come to

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Be Prepared: The Emergency Bag

There’s one type of prepping that I’ve got a lot of experience with—what I call my emergency bag, aka the bug out bag, the get home bag, etc. You can call it anything you like, but emergency bag is what

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The Quest for Home by Jacqui Murray

Jacqui Murray has released another book in her prehistoric man series: The Quest for Home. With this volume she’s managed an extremely difficult trick—a sequel that picks up where the last book left off, and yet a reader who’s new

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While the Bombs Fell by Robbie Cheadle and Elsie Hancy Eaton

There’s a saying about real life: it’s very poorly organized. In fiction, we can have our make-believe people say all the right things in all the right places, craft our villains into anything from being totally evil to fatally misunderstood,

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Moments We Love, Poetry by Balroop Singh

Balroop Singh has released a new poetry collection, and that’s an event that’s worth the attention of contemporary poetry lovers. Ms. Singh has a unique style, one I can appreciate as a short story writer. Her work is generally free

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