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472 Meals In A Jar — Homestead and Survival

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Cooking without Electricity Here is a calculation for how much charcoal you need to cook 365 meals: FORMULA Take the # of Dutch Oven meals planned for the year____ X 20 briquettes per meal =_____ divided by 30 briquettes per pound = pounds needed. EXAMPLE 365 meals X 20 briquettes = 7300 divided by 30 = about 243 lbs or about 12-20 lb bags, or about 16 – 15 lb bags NOTE: Kingston charcoal was estimated as 18 briquettes per pound

Gotta Wanna Needa Getta Prepared: Got Charcoal?

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For camping or an emergency "Johnny on the Spot" when ya just gotta go .... use a plastic bucket and place a pool noodle on top for comfort.

homemade cream cheese

Make "whey" while the sun shines - Vim and Vigor

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How to make butter from powdered milk! Put this in your personal survival manual.

Making Butter From Powdered Milk

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Make your own 50-hour candles for less than 2 dollars a piece. you can even add scents and color. All natural soy.

TEOTWAWKI Blog: DIY Survival Candles

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DIY Healthy Instant Oatmeal Packets -- for hot & refrigerator oats. These oatmeal packets are so easy to assemble... make a bunch in advance to keep on hand for those busy mornings when you don't have time to make breakfast. It's easy to make these gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan.

Heat A Room Using Tea Light And A Flower Pot For 0.12$ A Day

TEOTWAWKI Blog: DIY Survival Candles

This lady lived for 2 days on her water storage. Here's what she learned. Great advice!

Tomato Skins to Tomato Powder (Easy Tomato Paste & Sauce From Tomato Skins)

Nice clothes washing kit that would be a nice, no-power addition to a long-term emergency or preparedness set up. Can also see it being a great addition to a base-camp for hikers, cabins or hunters. NOTE: You could store two 5-gallon buckets, stack one inside of the other. Use one bucket for the soapy water and the other for the rinse water. You may be able to wash and rinse a couple of batches of clothes without changing the soapy water depending on how dirty the clothes are.

CRAZY CAKES, also known as Wacky Cakes & Depression Cakes. No Eggs, Milk, Butter, Bowls or Mixers! Recipe dates back to the Great Depression. Great go-to recipe for egg/dairy allergies. Fun activity to do with kids! Budget friendly. Really good cake! Chocolate, Lemon, Vanilla & Spiced.

Food storage...gives link for company that sells these containers and tons of other storage containers for DIRT CHEAP.

37 non-food items to start stocking up on

Salt-rising bread, a.k.a. pioneer bread because it needed no yeast. From an old, old recipe book, sent to Country magazine by a reader. It's their most-requested recipe ever -- get it here.

Prepared LDS Family: Make a 72-Hour Kit in 12 Steps: Step 3 - Clothing

TOP 100 ITEMS TO DISAPPEAR FIRST DURING A NATIONAL EMERGENCY- good reminder of what to have on hand for family during a possible crisis.

Three days' worth of meals that can be prepared with no heat and little water, to get you though the first three days after a disaster. I totally need to do this.

Tucking this away for this winter.

Ever wonder when things go on sale at the grocery store? Well, stop guessing. Here's your guide to grocery sale cycles for the entire year! Know when to stock up on certain grocery items and when to wait until things go on sale. Get the best deals and plan for the whole year.