Summary: The modern Survivalist, preppers, homesteaders, and we focus on teaching, sharing, building community around gardening, food storage, and old fashioned skills.
In this episode we talk about the state of the economy, the value of the dollar collapsing, and our need to make the most out of the resources we have. This will be a 3 part mini series on how to save money by reducing our energy consumption costs by learning about a technique called hypermiling. Some are saying that the dollar is in for a big fall this year in value of 30-50%, so now is the time to learn how you can maximize every dollar you spend... Reduce Fuel consumption, reduce vehicle wear, less stress on the driver, safer driving, and less pollution Visit my blog at bepreparedchannel.com for the show notes, URL's, and the news
In this episode we discuss some of the news headlines that affect the prepper, and then get into the 72 hour kit prep. We look at a couple of first aid kits from Wallyworld. We compare them to the recommendations from ready.gov and talk about the pros and cons of buying these kits. See the show notes on my blog at bepreparedchannel.com
Making the shift as a prepper in our daily lives can be a challenge... Well I was a coffee snob so I had to find a way to make a good cup of coffee using good old fashion methods of making coffee. I talk about 3 ways to make coffee that you can easily do in situations where you do not have power or normal utilities. I go over the French press, percolator, the old fashioned camp boiler and give you the pros and cons of each. Visit my blog at bepreparedchannel.co