New Bundle of the week: Kids in the Kitchen!

Every Monday I will bring you the E-book Bundle of the Week, filled with wonderful books that help us all to live a more organized, prepared, self-sufficient, organic and healthy lifestyle….on the cheap! How great is that?!! Get your kids in the kitchen with this great collection of cookbooks for kids. With easy-to-follow recipes, guidelines […]

The Pantry Primer: Getting Started

This is a article by contributing author: The Organic Prepper       You’ve been plotting the creation your stockpile.  You’ve made a meal plan, taking into account foods that can pull double duty as “right-now” meals and as “storage food”.   You know why you need to build a pantry, you know how to build it, […]

The Field of Green may also be your dinner!

As foodies, many of us are looking for a meal satisfying in flavor and nutrition, but most of us want more than that: an entire lifestyle with the flavor, nutrition, and satisfaction that the food we are eating is fantastic. In our household, we began our food foraging as a way to disconnect from the hustle and bustle […]

Independence Days Challenge

    Welcome to the Independence Days Challenge!   What is the Independence Days Challenge?  Simply put, it’s a way for each of us to share the ways that we are building our independence inside our homes and on our land.  This is all about building community, skills and growing more self-sufficient!  We are here […]

Aromatherapy Massage

Aromatherapy Massage is a popular form of natural healing work that involves using aromatic essential oils to promote health and well being.     The essential oils are usually combined with the massage oil and applied to the skin during the massage. Also a therapist might add the oils to a oil diffuser, that allows […]


Let’s Simplify this and Look at 4 Phases of Burnout According to Wikipedia, burnout is a psychological term that refers to long-term exhaustion and diminished interest in work. These are the 4 typical stages of burnout. I invite you to read each one carefully and see if any sound like you. You can also view […]

A Natural Herbal Remedy Could Be Your Answer

Natural herbal remedies are drawing the attention of many traditional medical practitioners They are rapidly recognizing the ability of the hundreds of thousands of known herbs that have the ability to treat and prevent various human and animal illnesses, as well as properties that can enhance mental attitude, appearance, and performance.         […]

Herbal Remedies: Lung Congestion

    Lung Congestion There are many things that can cause lung congestion, but the big 3 are:  Asthma Pneumonia Bronchitis   These 3 disorders produce similar symptoms such as congestion, wheezing and difficulty breathing, but their origins are different.  Asthma is an allergic reaction, pneumonia is a bacterial or viral infection and bronchitis is […]

Simply Basic Survival Skills

Basic survival skills are something that will always come in handy whether you are an outdoorsman  (or woman) or not. You just never know when you might be in a situation where your skills will dictate if you make it out alive. Some of the skills that will be critical to your survival are your […]

Canning Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

 This is an article by Contributing Author: The Organic Prepper   Want to turn $10   into 7  entrees? It’s easy – just can some spaghetti sauce with meatballs!  Canning your own meals gives you the benefits of great taste, knowing what  you’re eating, and quality ingredients with no preservatives.  Learn more about the benefits […]