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Aquaponics is combining fish cultivation with hydroponics, i.e. growing plants without soil.  This Barrelponics System is designed by Travis Hughley as in inexpensive introduction to aquaponics.  All the materials can be purchased locally at most hardware stores.

Download the plans by clicking on the graphic.

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There are so many uses for Coconut Oil.  I use it in my home because of all the health benefits, but admit I didn’t know how many ways you can use it.   Click the image below to link to article.


Coconut Oil



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I find it strange to talk to people – friends and family – who are still not convinced that preparing their homes with extended supplies of life-sustaining food is a prudent task they should commit and devote themselves to.  I realize that not everyone is on the same page with what may lie ahead. Could a terrorist detonate a dirty bomb? Could we go to war with any country in the middle-east which would cause a significant shortage of gasoline? Could our beloved America plummet into civil unrest and civil war?  Could America go bankrupt?  Could we fall into another great depression?  Could a hurricane, tornado or earthquake shake your world? NASA is currently assessing the possible damage and impact of a solar flare reaching earths atmosphere, yikes!  Goodbye power grid. How about this one? Could the primary bread-winner in your home lose their job, get sick or, God forbid, even die? (more…)

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Great article on the uses of a plant so easy to grow, I had to move it into a container because it tends to take over the garden! Enjoy.

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PEPPERMINT – For a Prepper, its Mint!

Although this article is a bit lengthy, it’s worth it.  A thorough examination of the wonderfully aromatic herb – MINT, including medicinal uses to how to dry it properly.  Hope you enjoy!


Peppermint (Mentha piperita), a popular flavoring for gum, toothpaste, and tea, is also used to soothe an upset stomach or to aid digestion. Because it has a calming and numbing effect, it has been used to treat headaches, skin irritations, anxiety associated with depression, nausea, diarrhea, menstrual cramps, and flatulence. It is also an ingredient in chest rubs, used to treat symptoms of the common cold. In test tubes, peppermint kills some types of bacteria, fungus, and viruses, suggesting it may have antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties. Several studies support the use of peppermint for indigestion and irritable bowel syndrome.


Peppermint calms the muscles of the stomach…

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