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Critters to Watch for This Winter

Sometimes just thinking about how cold it is outside gives us shivers. Even if the furnace is working properly and the indoor temperature is to our liking. Just think how animals that live outside feel when temperatures plummet into the...

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4Patriots Donates to Veterans Adventure Group's Mt. Rainier Climb

Veterans Adventure Group is known for providing challenging and fulfilling missions for U.S. veterans. It doesn't get much more challenging than climbing a mountain. Especially Mount Rainier. It's the highest mountain in Washington state at 14,411 feet. Mt. Rainier is...

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How to Prepare for a Winter Blackout

If you live in the southern portion of the country, a summer power outage would probably be worse than one occurring in the winter. On the other hand, if you live in the northern portion of the country, a winter...

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Top Food Choices for When the Power Goes Out

We may be scattered across the country from each other, but we’ve all experienced the same thing at one time or another. Or perhaps many times. The electrical power goes out. And there’s no telling when it might come back...

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New Year New Weather

A new year brings hope and optimism. It is also the perfect time to create or reassess your survival preparation. Are you ready for whatever may come at you in 2022? With harsh winter conditions upon us in much of...

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Extreme Winter Weather Just Getting Started

If you're reading this on Monday, Winter Storm Izzy is currently pounding the Northeast. That's after slamming Mid-Atlantic states Sunday, Southern states Saturday, and the Northern Plains and parts of the Midwest Friday. This monster storm features heavy snow, ice...

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How to Properly Dispose of Batteries

You probably know this about me by now. When I talk about batteries, I always emphasize the importance of using rechargeable batteries. It just makes sense… for so many reasons. You’ll save time and money with rechargeable batteries. And you’ll...

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Today’s Heavyweight Bout… Juicing vs. Blending

I’m going to assume for a moment that one of your New Year’s resolutions is getting healthier. Almost everyone has this one near the top of their list.  As part of that goal, you will probably want to eat more...

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9 Ways You Can Collect Water in a Crisis

We’ve all been taught the importance of storing water for an emergency. It’s kind of a no-brainer, if you think about it. We know our main water source could be cut off following a disaster. And we know we need...

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