Introducing the Harvest Right Freeze Dryer

Introducing the Harvest Right Freeze Dryer

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We have been asked our opinion on home freeze-dryers many times since Harvest Right came onto the preparedness scene. A few months ago I went and toured the corporate offices and was able to learn a lot more about the company and the home freeze-dryer machines. Harvest Right offered me the opportunity to test out one of the freeze-dryers to do a full review on it for our blog. I hope you enjoy following along with my adventures as I learn the ropes and determine how useful it is for long term food storage purposes! To see my day to do journey please make sure to join our Facebook Group where I post about all of the different things I'm trying and my own tips and tricks. To check out…
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Emergency Preparedness Master Checklists

Emergency Preparedness Master Checklists

Emergency Preparedness
I posed a question in our Facebook Group the other day asking for people to share ideas on what should be on a master emergency preparedness checklist or calculator. We got a TON of great responses! I categorized everything, added a bunch of my own ideas, and came up with a rough draft. I wanted to share it with you all before I make it into a final formalized document to distribute as a handout. Please download the list and leave a comment with any items you think should be added to the list. The more people help, the better a resources it will be for everyone. Thank you to everyone for being such amazing readers and contributors to our community. I hope you will join us in our Facebook…
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FREE Grow Your Own Food Workshop

FREE Grow Your Own Food Workshop

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I'm so excited to be a part of the Grow Your Own Food Workshop coming up next month (starts April 3rd). Gardening is definitely NOT my area of expertise but it's something I try to practice a little on every year. Sometimes with a little success and sometimes with a lot of failure. For the Workshop I'm going to be teaching about why and how to plan a year's worth of food for your garden. I will cover some questions to think about, such as do you just want this to eat or do you want it for extra food storage? Then I am going to be introducing a new planning worksheet which is NOT on the blog. This will help you make your garden plan based on your needs…
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2018 Emergency Preparedness Roadmap

2018 Emergency Preparedness Roadmap

2018 Emergency Preparedness Roadmap
2018 will mark the TENTH year that we have been blogging and building our food storage. It seems like it was just yesterday that we were still trying to figure out what wheat looked like and how it turned into bread. Well we decided that our goal for 2018 would be to take a look at every area of our food storage and emergency preparedness plans, one at a time, and re-evaluate them. We will be re-posting some of our best posts on each topic, as well as sharing what we are doing NOW in each area. Follow our journey more closely on Facebook (either on our page or in our group). Here is the schedule we are going to follow, get ready to take a deep dive into each…
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Back to Basics Bundle 2018

Back to Basics Bundle 2018

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We are so excited to announce our participation in the Back to Basics Bundle 2018. Bundles are the latest and greatest thing to hit the internet. You get TONS of digital resources from your favorite sources, all for one LOW PRICE. We have a couple of items we are including in the bundle this year and we have seen a sneak preview of some of the other new content and we are pretty excited about it! Even if you've bought this bundle in the past you can bet that there will be something new that will catch your attention. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR BUNDLE NOW! Bundle Statistics 53 Authors 59 eBooks, Courses and/or Videos $529.85 Retail Value 92% Discount (based on $39.97 sales price) Bonus offers (coming soon) SALE…
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FREE FREEZER MEAL COOKBOOK TO FEED THE HUNGRY

FREE FREEZER MEAL COOKBOOK TO FEED THE HUNGRY

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IT'S HERE! The "Freezer Meals to Feed the Hungry" cookbook compiled from recipes sent by YOU our readers. First off, thank you for participating and sending in your tried and true recipes. We are happy to include the cookbook in this post for you to use and share. Download Recipe Book Here Feed the Hungry The inspiration for this project came from the #LightTheWorld campaign found on Mormon.org. The campaign includes daily challenges to “Light The World” with Christ-like service during the Christmas season. On day 21 (which is today) the focus is to Feed the Hungry: “For I was an hungered and ye gave me meat.” (Matthew 25:35). So, our goal for this cookbook is to provide people with freezer meal recipes they can use to bring people meals…
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Light the World:  Feed the Hungry

Light the World: Feed the Hungry

Freezer Meals
ATTENTION: LOOKING FOR FREEZER-MEAL RECIPES We are compiling a recipe book of freezer-meals along with tips for what to do and not do when bringing a meal to someone in need. This is part of the #LightTheWorld campaign (learn more about the campaign below) where we are focusing on Christ's teachings with one day emphasizing "feeding the hungry". We will send out the completed book FOR FREE to everyone on our email list so make sure to sign up for that so you'll get a copy!   SUBMIT YOUR RECIPES If you want to participate in this event, please submit your best freezer-meal recipes (pick tried and true recipes that you know turn out well). Include ingredients with full freezing and cooking instructions Include how many people it serves if…
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Monthly Preparedness Calendar

Monthly Preparedness Calendar

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If getting prepared is on your list of goals for 2018, we wanted you to have this early enough to start planning. We sent this out to all our checklists subscribers yesterday but in case you missed it, here you go. The monthly preparedness projects calendar helps you pick one project to work on each month to help you and your family be a little more prepared! The calendar has one project idea per month and links to helpful posts and instructions on how to complete the project.
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2017 BLACK FRIDAY PREPAREDNESS SALES

2017 BLACK FRIDAY PREPAREDNESS SALES

Food Storage Sales
It's that time of year again when it's a GREAT chance to stock up on your food storage and emergency preparedness supplies at the lowest prices. We are pretty excited about the deals that are available this year. Most things will be available all week long with just a few that are only available on Cyber Monday. Take a peek at all the deals below and have fun shopping in your pajamas this week! ARK 330 (1 MONTH SUPPLY) REGULAR PRICE: $169.99 ARK 330 (1 MONTH SUPPLY) BLACK FRIDAY PRICE: $99.99 (42% OFF) FREE SHIPPING When it comes to Food Storage, Chef's Banquet™ has set a new standard for quality and taste. The ARK (All-purpose Readiness Kit) is the perfect choice for both long-term storage and daily meals. With the…
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Preparing Kids for Life

Preparing Kids for Life

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Today we are THRILLED to be sending our newsletter subscribers something we have been working on for months. We couldn't have pulled this off without all your help, so THANK YOU!  If you're not subscribed you can subscribe here. Since we started this blog almost 10 years ago we have added 5 kids to our families and now have 4 kids each. And those kids are getting bigger! Preparing our kids to face the real world is something we spend a lot of time thinking about. A few months ago we asked YOU what are some things you wished you would have known before becoming adults? You came through with some fantastic ideas and answers. ​​​​​​​ We compiled all the feedback into a workbook you can print for each kid, grand-kid, niece,…
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