Category Archives: Survival Guide

Something New! and more #gardening news.

Today I’m trying canning. My main problem is that everyone seems to be sold out of the canning lids. I’m waiting on the hubby to finish his shower so we can road trip hunting for supplies! Fleet Farm had 2 … Continue reading

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Moving is hard work!

If you’ve noticed, I haven’t posted in a couple of weeks. My daughter bought a house and they closed on it on June 19th and we’ve been moving her stuff since. Ugh. This is one reason we’ve lived in our … Continue reading

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Storms, gardening and deployment

We just had a doozy of a storm this past week. Trees down, lines down all around town. For once our place was fine. Power flickered but stayed on. Usually we lose a tree or two. Not everyone weathered if … Continue reading

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How to stay warm in a power outage – or even if your heater just goes out.

I haven’t been looking up much for the past couple of weeks other than how to build a preorder form for book sales for upcoming book signings and recipes. Pretty generic stuff for me, lol. But today. TODAY. *sigh* I … Continue reading

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Help the Bees!

This will probably crop up in one of my books, lol. My husband knows someone who makes honey, so I’ll try to get a tour and info. Honey would be the easiest way to sweeten things once the ability to … Continue reading

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Dragons are coming… building their world

Stealing Hope is coming… But first I had to build their world. Waking up to a cleaner, friendlier world for dragons meant building a world where man was no longer wall to wall. A world where they had to learn … Continue reading

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Hunting ~ Pros? Cons?

I was the highest bidder in a silent auction for a geese and duck hunting tour package. I never dreamed I’d be the winner. I like guns. I was a small arms instructor in the US Navy. My favorite was … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Foods for meals and snacks

I’ve dehydrated peppers, beans and tomatoes and stored them. I put them together to use them for when I make stews. It works really well. Here’s a video on the basics: Of course it’s a lot easier to get a … Continue reading

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Research for Stealing Hope A Dragon’s Fated Heart: How to Raise Rabbits

How to Raise Rabbits By Pat Henry on August 1, 2014@prepperjournal Raising Rabbits http://www.theprepperjournal.com/2014/08/01/how-to-raise-rabbits/ When it comes to self-sufficiency, replacing the grocery store seems to be the biggest hurdle for most preppers. Gardens are most commonly thought of because we … Continue reading

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Starting a garden: Breaking your dependence ~ #StealingHope

I realize that not everyone has room for a garden. Some people (me included!) try but are not successful. Each year I try to find garden plants that grow. I’m not sure what is wrong with my soil but when … Continue reading

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