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Prepping

15 Gift Ideas for Preppers

15 Gift ideas for Preppers. These could be for Christmas, Birthday, Mother's Day, or Father's Day. They could be for Just Because I Love You. These are a few of my go to favorites as gifts for my fellow preppers. A Signal Mirror for one's BOB. Not for if they bug out, because you don't necessarily want to be found, but great if you get lost hiking or hunting. Some Paracord. Our daughter makes bracelets…
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Frugal Living

Enjoying the Christmas Season with your Teenager

We have two teenagers in the & 17 We, as a family, have a few traditions. In all honesty, they were when we had younger kids and are getting harder to talk the kids into as the they get older. Things like Gingerbread House decorating and sugar cookie baking. The last two years I did Elf on the Shelf. Pretty sure I won't get away with that again this year. Make thermos full of hot…
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Prepping

7 Must Reads for the Beginning Prepper

7 Must Read for the Beginning Prepper This list of 7 Must Reads for the Beginning Prepper is short and sweet. A great start to the Post Apocalyptic genre. These are in no way to scare you, but they will make you think. Don't go crazy prepping after reading them. Pace yourself. Whatever you do, don't forget to continue living. Don't ask my how I know this. Let me know what you think after you…
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Homestead Blog Hop

Homestead Blog Hop #98

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! There's a new kid on the block! Mama Kautz is not going anywhere, but is going to be where the majority of my time is spent. The homeschooling and prepping content will stay here. All wellness and essential oil content will be moved. I have been a blogger for 10 years and feel now is the perfect time to do a rebranding if you will. I hope you will…
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The Tuttle Twins - a child's foundation of freedom

Food Storage

Tessemae’s All Natural {Review}

I know you may be thinking what the heck? A review for salad dressing? (Disclosure: I was given free product AND I was paid to review it) This doesn't have anything to do with preparedness. It kind of does. Healthy eating, in our house, is considered part of our preparedness plan. We need to be in the best shape possible, not a round shape, but physically fit to be ready for the SHTF. That said,…
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Homeschooling

Homeschooling with Netflix {American History}

I am doing a series on Homeschooling with Netflix. I will cover American History, Ancient History, Literature turned Movie, Math and Money, Health Class, Nat Geo, Science, Christian Viewing, and Documentaries. This are movies on American History that we have watched and enjoyed. I included the Netflix commentary, as well as our own, because some of these were watched ages ago Colonial & Revolution Era The Crossing "A stirring dramatization of George Washington's surprise attack…
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Homestead Blog Hop

Homestead Blog Hop #96

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop!   Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to's, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural home/health, self-sufficiency, self-reliance, natural remedies, essential oils, & more! Basically anything related to homesteading. Meet and Follow Your Hosts! Bonnie - The Not So Modern Housewife (Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter | G+ | Instagram) Danielle - The Rustic Elk (Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter | Instagram) Gregg - The Rural Economist (Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter | G+ | Instagram) Jennifer - Homesteading…
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Prepping

Top 10 Ways to Begin Prepping

This post is the show notes for my first Podcast. Be easy on me! I am still learning and excited to bring you more content this way. Understand that there is no way to prepare for every possible scenario. What is my worst case scenario may not be yours. These are my Top 10 Ways to Begin Prepping. A few tips to get your started. This list is exhaustive and may be the beginning of…
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Frugal Living

How Using Essential Oils Saves you Money

When trying to convince sharing oils with people one of the biggest roadblocks for NOT trying them is cost. Quality oils are an investment. It does take some time to build up your supply. Can I tell you where I am saving money, now, as a result of using doTERRA? My household budget. Now you are asking how can you save money when you are spending it on essential oils. Well, let me tell you. I…
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Homestead Blog Hop

Homestead Bloghop #94

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! August? How the heck is it already August? How are you gardens going? Curriculum ordered yet? Do tell!! Now on to the Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to's, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural home/health, self-sufficiency, self-reliance, natural remedies, essential oils, & more! Basically anything related to homesteading. Meet and Follow Your Hosts! Bonnie -…
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