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Food & Water • Re: Powdered Milk

January 31, 2018 Cin 0

I prefer NIDO whole milk (available in the Hispanic section of your grocery store, if they carry it). Mixed up the night before, it’s great. When I need it for baking or cooking, I just add 3 of the little scoops (which only comes in the small NIDO ca…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Would you be a homestead outlaw?

January 31, 2018 Cin 0

My Dad did the homework for us, found a place to retire that has few to zero zoning laws. In fact, the only "law" is that when doing a septic, the installer has to run a perk test, and then send it in to the county to approve. I got my appr…

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Water • Re: Impending disaster in south africa

January 31, 2018 Cin 0

I’ve mentioned this before on other threads. The thing that made me start planning and looking for a bug out location was a hurricane in Florida. Think it was Andrew. I was watching the news and some generous soul filled an 18-wheeler with ice. He t…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: E-Books

January 24, 2018 Cin 0

We have a big paperback/hardback printed book library – prepper stuff, gardening, cookbooks, educational stuff, woodworking, metalworking, how-tos, medical/dental, herbal/food remedies, documentary, biographical, history, geography, and entertainment …

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Are you really prepared?

January 14, 2018 Cin 0

I’m with IceFire – we just keep on prepping, checking stuff off the list that we need to get done. We always prep, and if plans change, such as # of people who might arrive (we have family reunions once a year, and I’ve talked to a few of the like-mi…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Ice storm

January 4, 2018 Cin 0

Stay warm, preppers.We’re not in the path of that one, but we’ve had 2 weeks of extremely cold weather. No precipitation, just clear and very, very cold. I feel blessed that there’s no snow or ice. We turned off the electric heater. The wood stove is …

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First Aid & Medicine • Re: Coffee ; Folgers and Maxwell House

December 11, 2017 Cin 0

I spent part of yesterday cleaning up the old roofing garbage (we agreed to haul it away to save costs). Today, a friend gave me 100 pounds of beef – they’d butchered two cows last year, and since it’s now just the two of them, they simply can’t eat …