Cooke’s Frontier Radio Show: Winter Ready Car

Winter ReadyOctober 13, 2014 – Charley is busy getting her car Winter ready this week, so she’s sharing what things she makes sure are in her car with you. Also, she reviews a Deluxe Auto Emergency Combo from Emergency Essentials, so listen for her thoughts and recommendations.

The Trailer Park Homesteader: An Interview with the Most Dangerous Woman in America – Marjory Wildcraft

Sept18_Sharon Pannell_Ep19_Marjory Wildcraft_Show ImageSeptember 18, 2014 – What would it be like to be completely free of supermarkets and drugstores?  What would it be like if you didn’t have to worry about the ever-increasing price of food?  And wouldn’t it be great if you had access to food that is way more tasty and nutritious than anything you can buy?

Not only is this possible, there are people who are already doing it.

In this interview with Marjory Wildcraft you will learn:
– the secret to a green thumb
– why growing your own food is like printing your own money
– the biggest mistake most beginners make, and how to avoid it
– the single best indicator to predict when dramatic changes will occur in your neighborhood.
– 3 steps for getting started today


Visit Marjory at: Grow Your Own Groceries

Grab Your Grow Your Own Groceries DVD Set


Visit Sharon at: The Trailer Park Homesteader 

Lil’ Suburban Homestead: Interview with Survivalist, Expert Jim Cobb

jim cobb survivalist expertSeptember 11, 2014:  Karen Lynn interviews Jim Cobb, Survivalist and Preparedness Expert, author of “Countdown to Preparedness and “The Preppers Complete Book of Disaster Readiness” and blog owner at Survival Weekly.

Jim shares with Karen Lynn some beginner to moderate prepper information.  He discusses “Bug Out Bags” in depth with some great tips and strategies!  Jim shares his wealth of knowledge and wisdom and some clever hints that really get that “Beginner” prepper to start thinking and planning ahead!

Karen Lynn and Jim discuss their love of Sci-Fi and apocalyptic books as well….a fun and engaging show that you will definitely want to join in on!

Show Resources:

Jim’s Bio – Click here!

Jim’s Blog – Survival Weekly

Jim’s Preparedness Consulting Business – Click here!

Want to check out some of Jim’s books? – Click here!


Have a question or an idea for a show contact Karen Lynn at [email protected]!



The Trailer Park Homesteader: REAL Medical Prepping with The Patriot Nurse, Part 1of 2

Sept 4th_Sharon Pannell_Ep17Real Medical Prepping Part 1_ImageSeptember 4, 2014 – To celebrate National Preparedness Month, Sharon turns to The Patriot Nurse to help us learn REAL information regarding medical prepping. The Patriot Nurse takes time out of her very busy schedule to share her expertise with listeners. She explains what skills the average person should first focus on and the supplies they realistically need. She shares some of the most overlooked illnesses and conditions that people need to focus on. The Patriot Nurse also discusses what information people need to know about the safety and use of a common medical prep: fish antibiotics. She also breaks down their manufacturing origins, how to use, and how to properly store these. Next, Sharon and The Patriot Nurse discuss how crucial medications should be stored long-term in preparation for a disaster and the ideal expiration dates for particular medications. The Patriot Nurse also explains the physical benefits and uses of essential oils in your medical preps. In closing, she addresses one of the biggest mistakes that many preppers make regarding nutritional needs.

Please remember to tune next week for Part Two of the interview with The Patriot Nurse, where she covers topics such as pandemics, Ebola, and her own personal experiences. You don’t want to miss either of these shows on REAL medical prepping.


Visit: The Patriot Nurse

Mentioned on the Show:

Lone Star Medics

Tactical response

Are Fish Antibiotics Safe For Humans?  Video


Find the Essential Oils: Stress Away, Thieves Oil, and Trauma Life HERE


Find Fish Antibiotics Here:  Camping Survival

Food Storage and Survival: 10 Things to Check before You Buy Your Survival Home

House for one familyAugust 27, 2014: Looking for a survival property?  Or maybe you just want to give your current location a survival checkup.  You don’t need a bunker in a secret location to have a prepared home.  In this episode we discuss some things you’ll want to consider to help decide on a new home or to give your current home a survival checkup!  Plus, September is National Preparedness Month and I give you a preview of some of the great events, contests, giveaways, and promotions that will be going on throughout the month!

Mentioned in the Show:

Preparedness Events

Food Storage Made Easy 7 Day Challenge

10 Things to Check Before Buying Your Survival Home

The Trailer Park Homesteader: Bartering vs. Time Banking

Sharon Pannell_Ep14_Bartering vs.Time BankingAugust 14, 2014 – In today’s episode, Sharon is discussing bartering and Time Banking. She’ll look at a brief history of bartering, the new trend of time banking and how these can be used. She also talks about bartering in Shtf and preparedness ways to benefit from joining a local time bank.


Mentioned in the show:

Time Banks USA

Edgar Cahn

Transition Town Media


The Art of Barter


Find More Here: Bartering vs. Time Banking

Cooke’s Frontier Radio Show: Are You Ready for an Evacuation?

DSC_0002August 4, 2014: We might have to leave our homes in the blink of an eye, but are you ready? Do you have a plan in place to get you out fast? This week, Charley shares her top 10 tips to help get you started on a family evacuation plan.

Surviving on Shoestrings: Forming a Survival Group

SOS COLLAGE Charley HogwoodForming a Survival Group is the topic today on Surviving on Shoestrings.  Author Charley Hogwood, who wrote: “The Survival Group Handbook: How to Plan, Organize and Lead People For a Short or Long Term Survival Situation” joins me today.  Charley’s insight into the complexities when gathering ‘like-minded folks’ together to survive is both informative and enlightening.  He touches on a vital element we don’t often think of for survival – other people.

What does this have to do with making ends meet?  Think bartering, sharing skills, comrades on a difficult journey and more!

This show sponsored by PREPARE Magazine & Millers Grain House

Surviving on Shoestrings Facebook


Full Disclosure:  Yes, I (Donna) am an Amazon affiliate and should you decide to purchase the book linked above, I will gain a small payment. In return, you shall have my gratitude along with a great book.  (:

The Trailer Park Homesteader: Intro to Prepping

Intro to Prepping ep8 PicJuly 3, 2014:  Today Sharon explains what prepping is and why it is important. She also discusses the difference between short-term and long-term prepping and how to begin your own prepping plan. Sharon shares 10 tips to help you with your preparedness plan and gives resources to assist in your planning. She also describes the key issues of hunkering down (a.k.a bugging in), bugging out, and supplies to consider for each scenario.

Mentioned on the Show:

Emergency Supply Checklist by

Citizen Preparedness Guide by


The Preparedness Planner by


Check Out Our Review of The Preparedness Planner: HERE


Find More at: The Trailer Park Homesteader