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CILLALILLY
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2/22/14 8:53 A

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I just learned how to reseat (bead and seal) a small tire without an innner tube. My small snowblower tire. Pretty cool, like Macgyver cool. lol Take safety precautions of course if you try it. It worked great. Most use starter fluid or you can use hair spray like I did.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7bN8WPok9E&list=H
L1393030725

Oh I don't recommend lighting the spray on fire though but you have to be able to stand back a ways.

Romans 10:9-10 ... if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved...
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11/6/13 7:18 P

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Now that it's getting cold again, I'll be more active on my blog too. I tried two new things today, Survival Bread, and Home-Made Wet Wipes (save money), includes Baby Wipes, Window Cleaning Wipes, Bleach Wipes.

Romans 10:9-10 ... if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved...
My blog- doablesurvival.blogspot.com



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11/6/13 6:39 P

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WOW, thanks for sharing your library. Lots of interesting resources to check out there. I'm not a prepper (yet) but am working on it. I have a container garden, and enjoy eating fresh food and watching the plants flourish. :)


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CILLALILLY
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2/10/13 3:21 P

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Just ordered 32 Duracell batteries for $15.99 on e-bay. hee hee Good until 2022. I'll put them in the fridge with the other few batteries I have in there for emergencies and such. ...a tip from my friend Bob, about getting them on e-bay I mean. I didn't think of ordering batteries on line before. I didn't think you could get them cheaper. emoticon

Romans 10:9-10 ... if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved...
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CILLALILLY
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1/27/13 11:37 A

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here are 3 boards I have on emergency planning, foraging, food preservation. :)

pinterest.com/cillalilly/survival-emergenc
y-planning-camping/


pinterest.com/cillalilly/food-preservation
-storage-shelf-life/


pinterest.com/cillalilly/wild-edibles-fora
ging-herbs/


Edited by: CILLALILLY at: 1/27/2013 (11:37)
Romans 10:9-10 ... if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved...
My blog- doablesurvival.blogspot.com



CILLALILLY
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Sorry happykitty, you edited your post after you put it on there and after I read it so I didn't see your question. My name on Pinterest is the same as on here, CillaLilly. :)
pinterest.com/cillalilly/
(you don't have to join to check them out)

Edited by: CILLALILLY at: 1/18/2013 (11:41)
Romans 10:9-10 ... if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved...
My blog- doablesurvival.blogspot.com



CILLALILLY
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This page lists the "top 50 survival blogs":
www.survivaltop50.com/

I started my own blog not long ago where I try different things and post on them. ..from the perspective of someone on a budget. It includes things like home-made cleaners and such but there is an alphabetized list of subjects on the right. :)
doablesurvival.blogspot.com/

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Edited by: CILLALILLY at: 1/18/2013 (11:42)
Romans 10:9-10 ... if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved...
My blog- doablesurvival.blogspot.com



HAPPYKITTYNZ
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11/18/12 9:56 P

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I started a new preppers group of facebook if anyone wants to join.. So far we have discussed Canning and GM food.. its going really well :)
Canterbury Preppers (thats where I live in New Zealand but, it's not limited to nz of course)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/203383406462450/


Cilalilly, what is your pinterest name, i'd love to follow you there :)

Edited by: HAPPYKITTYNZ at: 11/18/2012 (21:57)
The secret of success - is the consistency to pursue.


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SMALLERMELORIE
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11/13/12 9:22 A

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Thank you for sharing your resources. It is nice to finally have a preppers team here on Spark.

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CILLALILLY
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11/12/12 5:52 P

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I get tons of information on Pinterest. I LOVE Pinterest! I have separate boards for emergency planning, wild edibles and foraging, food storage and preparation, etc. I started my own blog not long ago too. emoticon
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Romans 10:9-10 ... if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved...
My blog- doablesurvival.blogspot.com



HAPPYKITTYNZ
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wow that must have taken a while to write! thank you for sharing :)

The secret of success - is the consistency to pursue.


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T2JEANNE
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Facebook does have quite a few great resources! emoticon
Feel free to "friend" me there.
My page is https://www.facebook.com/jeanne.ruczhakeck
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Edited by: T2JEANNE at: 10/28/2012 (14:43)
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there is a lot of great info here to research! Are you guys on Facebook? I've found a lot of great ideas on prepping, survivalism, and homesteading, and my favorite activity this year....food preservation!! I finally have someone (my husband) that supports food hoarding!!

Put one foot in front of the other and soon you'll be walking across the floor. Put one foot in front of the other and soon you'll be walking out the door.-Santa Clause is Coming to Town


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Here are some of my favorite prepping links,

Preparedness Websites

FOOD HOME STORAGE
1) Everyday Food Storage: http://everydayfoodstorage.net/
2) Food Storage Made Easy: http://foodstoragemadeeasy.net/
3) Chef Tess Bakeresse 52 Jars: http://cheftessbakeresse.blogspot.com/2011/04/emergency-preparedness-and-everyday.html
4) Food on the Table (Meal Planning) note- This site will let you plan 3 days a week indefinantly for free, but charges a membership fee if you want to plan the whole week, This might be interesting to help you learn basic meal planning: http://www.foodonthetable.com/
5) Unclutterer Meal Planner: (link for meal plan at bottom of article just choose your format) http://unclutterer.com/2008/02/20/creating-a-weekly-meal-plan/
6) Canning: a) http://www.homecanning.com/ or b) http://www.kraftbrands.com/surejell
7) Dehydrating: a) http://dehydrate2store.com/ or b) http://farmgal.tripod.com/Dehydrate.html
8) Curing/Smoking: a) http://smoked-meat.com/ or b) http://www.chrismartenson.com/blog/preserving-meat-curing-and-smoking/60668

GARDENING
1) Square Foot Gardening: a)http://www.squarefootgardening.org/whatissfg#!__whatissfg/what_is_sfg or b)
http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2007/04/21/an-introduction-to-square-foot-gardening/
2) Container Gardens: a) http://www.gardenguides.com/685-guide-container-gardening.html or b) http://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/garden/mg/vegetable/container.html or c) http://urbangreensurvival.blogspot.com/
3) Vertical Gardens: a) http://urbangreensurvival.blogspot.com/p/hanging-bottle-garden.html or b) http://lifeonthebalcony.com/how-to-turn-a-pallet-into-a-garden/ or c) http://www.instructables.com/id/VERTICAL-VEGETABLES-quotGrow-upquot-in-a-smal/?ALLSTEPS
4) Sprouting: a) http://sproutpeople.org/sprouts/grow/sprouting.html or b) http://www.primalseeds.org/sprouting.htm
5) Growing Grains: a) http://www.motherearthnews.com/Organic-Gardening/1999-06-01/Growing-Grains.aspx or b) http://www.motherearthnews.com/Real-Food/Growing-Wheat-Types-Of-Wheat.aspx or c) http://www.islandgrains.com/
6) Collecting or Harvesting Seeds: a) http://theseedsite.co.uk/harvesting.html or b) http://www.yougrowgirl.com/2002/10/04/harvesting-seeds/

FINANCE
1) Budgeting: http://financialplan.about.com/od/budgetingyourmoney/tp/budgeting-101.htm
2) Planning for the Future (Retirement): http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson13/index.htm
3) Bartering: a) http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=187920,00.html or b) http://www.u-exchange.com/bartering

HEALTH
1) Preventative Care
2) Basic First Aid
3) Exercise
4) Herbs: a) http://www.herbs.org/herbnews/ or b) http://www.herbnet.com/Herb%20Uses_AB.htm

EDUCATION
1) Local Resources- Library, Local Community College, Nearest University
2) Self Education- Methods Books, intern, video, trial and error
3) Finding a Mentor, Intern,

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
1) Basic 72 hour Kit: a) http://lds.about.com/od/preparednessfoodstorage/a/72hour_kit.htm or b)(The story hostage is about one use of a 72 hour kit) http://preppingkellysway.blogspot.com/p/my-story.html
2) Camping Gear: a) http://www.lovetheoutdoors.com/camping/checklists.htm or b) http://www.scoutlists.com/
3) Communications: a) http://www.arrl.org/new-to-ham-radio or b) http://transition.fcc.gov/pshs/emergency-information/tips.html
4) Security: a) (not for every situation) http://www.treatmentteam.com/Documents/pdf/workbookfinder/pdf/en/tsbook/wb9/TS_Workbook_9_8.pdf or b) (Identy Theft) http://idtheft.about.com/od/preventionpractices/a/IDTheftDisaster.htm or c) (after Katrina) http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/27/us/27racial.html
5) Tools and Gadgets:
6) Animals: http://www.animalaidpdx.org/library/documents/forms/emergencyKitList.pdf
7) Sanitation: a) http://www.nationalterroralert.com/sanitationhygiene/ or b) http://disaster.ifas.ufl.edu/PDFS/CHAP04/D04-14.PDF

SKILLS
1) How to start a fire: a) http://www.wikihow.com/Build-a-Fire or b) http://scoutingmagazine.org/2011/01/ground-rules-rainy-day-wisdom/
2) Cooking alternatives , Dutch, solar: http://www.dutchovendude.com/dutch-oven-cooking.shtml or b) http://solarcooking.org/plans/ and http://solarcooking.wikia.com/wiki/Introduction_to_solar_cooking
3) How to tie knots and how to lash http://www.animatedknots.com/indexbasics.php?LogoImage=LogoGrog.jpg&Website=www.animatedknots.com and http://www.scribd.com/doc/8749775/basic-book-of-knots-and-lashings
4) Sewing, knitting, crocheting, quilting: http://cyberseams.com/how_to_cyberseams.php#basics and http://www.crochetpatterncentral.com/ and http://quilting.about.com/od/stepbystepquilting/a/make_a_quilt.htm
5) Making Candles: http://www.candletech.com/
6) Making Soap: http://www.motherearthnews.com/Natural-Health/2007-08-01/Recipes-to-Make-Your-Own-Soap-Lotion-and-More.aspx
7) Making Cheese: http://biology.clc.uc.edu/fankhauser/cheese/cheese_course/cheese_course.htm
8) Fire Arms: http://www.smith-wesson.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Category1_750001_750051_757910_-1_757787_757787
9) Fishing: http://www.takemefishing.org/fishing/overview
10) Orienteering: http://orienteeringusa.org/
11) Trail Signs: http://www.inquiry.net/outdoor/skills/b-p/signs.htm
12) CERT Training: http://www.citizencorps.gov/cert/

ONLINE EMERGENCY PREP STORES
1) Honeyville: http://store.honeyvillegrain.com/
2) The Ready Store: http://www.thereadystore.com/
3) Shelf Reliance: http://www.shelfreliance.com/
4) Emergency Essentials: http://beprepared.com/


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Natural Disasters: Tornadoes

The spring of 2012 has seen numerous deadly tornadoes and severe storms that struck the Midwest. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and her federal partners continue to work with state and local agencies in the aftermath. In addition, the National Weather Service (NWS) continues to keep watch over the skies as more storms continue to form across the Plains. Click www.examiner.com/article/natural-disasters
-tornadoes
to read the full article as it appeared on Examiner.com.

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Being Prepared Must Include Intelligence Gathering

The term “being prepared” or “preppers” bring to mind images of ham radios, a weapon stash, and of course stockpiling resources. However an often overlooked necessity for being prepared is intelligence gathering. Click HERE www.examiner.com/article/being-prepared-mu
st-include-intelligence-gathering?cid=
db_articles
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T2JEANNE
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Do you know of a website or book or other resource you would like to share?
I write articles on prepping for Examiner.com -- feel free to check it out at www.examiner.com/prepper-in-philadelphia/j
eanne-eckman


Edited by: T2JEANNE at: 5/9/2012 (11:00)
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