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General Preparedness Affiliates
The Preparedness Planner – by Self-Reliant School
This is my favorite Preparedness Planner and the one that finally got me organized. Read my review here.
Thrive Life Freeze Dried Foods & Preparedness Items –
Thrive is the freeze dried food that I rely on for making Meals-in-a-Jar. I love the Q (monthly shipping) and the way I can schedule what I want and how much I want. I have total control!
Thrive Foods – Check out the products. Thrive Emergency Supplies – Create a completely custom emergency kit for your family using their Emergency Planner. You pick the duration, disasters to prepare for and quality of products included in your kit.
Find Legal Forms – Will Your Will Be Known?
Find Legal Forms is easy to use and economical. If you haven’t written a will, consider this as a DIY alternative.
FindLegalForms.com for all kinds of legal forms, not just wills. AND find Will Forms for all States.
If you are looking for magazines – check out Magazine-Agent.com
Craftsy is the premier online video teacher for all your creative outlets. You might think it odd that someone into preparedness recommends Craftsy so highly – here’s why. Their classes are affordable (at around $30) which is as much as you would pay for a class at the local community center. You can find classe on all kinds of cooking skills (I tried artisan breadmaking) and gardening. Always wanted to learn how to knit, crochet, spin,. sew or weave? They’ve got you covered. Who knew that learning to be prepared was so crafty!
Herbs, Seeds, and Gardening
The Garden Planner from SchneiderPeeps
My favorite garden planner is reasonably priced at $9.95 – read my review
I recently re-discovered GrowVeg and their garden planning software. GrowVeg.com gives you the flexibility to plan your own garden. They have thousands of plant varieties to choose from (or add your own) and help you save multiple garden plans for each area of your yard. You can view a demo and sign up for a FREE 7 day trial
A family-run company that is teaching their children to garden and be entrepreneurs. They sell heirloom seeds at reasonable prices. Come on over and support their efforts to teach self-reliance.
The Herbarium at the Herbal Academy of New England is a fantastic program to help you learn about the properties of herbs and their uses. It currently costs $45 per year and that gives you free access to all of their e-books and the “monograms” – which is a database packed full of information about how to use specific herbs.
Quality organic herbs
The Beginner’s Guide to Assembling a Natural Medicine Cabinet –
At Home Canning DVD –
From Kendra at New Life on a Homestead – If you are afraid to pressure can on your own, this video is for you. Kendra takes you through every aspect of water bath and pressure canning. By the time you’re done you’ll be a pro!
Discount Mylar Bags
I use Discount Mylar Bags as part of my food storage plan. The best part? You can purchase 1-gallon bags for about .27 cents each. Read my review and how I use mylar bags in my food storage plan
how I use mylar bags in my food storage plan – Katie Kimball at Kitchen Stewardship has a collection of e-books just perfect for your family. I love the way Katie writes, and so will you. Here are my favorite titles.
The Everything Beans Book: 30 Frugal, Nutrient-Packed Recipes for Every Eater is the first one I tried. The recipes are easy to follow and have enough variety to please even picky eaters. Here’s my review. If you are looking for healthy ways to feed your family, these books are well worth a look.
Guide to Fermenting Fruits & Vegetables – You have probably heard about the benefits of eating fermented foods but have been nervous to try it yourself. This book is the perfect guide to get more probiotics in your family’s diet. If you are interested in learning how to ferment fruits and vegetables at home?, this book is for you.
Click here to view more details about the Fermenting Fruits & Vegetables E-Book
Guide to Keeping Backyard Chickens – Do you want to have farm fresh eggs in your own backyard, even if you live in the city? Maybe you are tired of the poor quality eggs you get in the grocery store and want to take control of where your food comes from? This guide to raising backyard chickens will help get you started. Oh Lardy’s Guide to Keeping Backyard Chickens covers everything from caring for chicks, to building a coop, eggs, feeding and caring for your hens. It has everything you need to get started with building your own backyard flock.
Click here to view more details about The Guide to Keeping Backyard Chickens
Pinch of Yum
The Creamy Cauliflower Sauce Cookbook – The eCookbook has 30 recipes that use a creamy cauliflower sauce in place of ingredients like Alfredo sauce, canned condensed soup, or heavy cream. Each recipe also has the nutrition information for calories, fat, protein, fiber, and carbs listed right on the page. Let me tell you, these are fantastic and the only way you family will know it’s cauliflower is if they see you make it!
Click here to view more details about the Creamy Cauliflower Sauce eBook
If you are crazy about making your own lotion bars and soap and are looking for terrific recipes to add to your knowledge, then this e-book from 104 Homestead is for you. The best part? The number of recipes and information you get for one low price of $5.95
Chelsea Green Publishing – the leading publisher of sustainable living books since 1985.