Food Storage & Survival: Should Prepping and Politics Go Together?

FSS episode 51 imageMay 14, 2014: Should prepping and politics go together? Find out how one prepper, Connor Boyack, works to advance the cause of liberty every day, and why he’d even want to. Plus, we talk about Connor’s new book, The Tuttle Twins Learn About The Law, and how it can help you teach the basic principles of liberty to the rising generation. Sometimes you have to get involved to make the changes you want to see.

Mentioned in the show:

Libertas Institute of Utah

The Law by Frederic Bastiat

The Tuttle Twins Learn About the Law

Surviving on Shoestrings: A Secret Garden & A Secret Greenhouse

PicMonkey CollageFebruary 3, 2014:   Join us as Donna Miller interviews her friend Rick Austin, the The Survivalist Gardener. Rick has been featured on National Geographic Channel’s Doomsday Castle, the film: Beyond Off-Grid, and Mother Earth News.  He is the Author of Secret Garden of Survival- How to Grow a Camouflaged Food-Forest & Secret Greenhouse of Survival- How to Build the Ultimate Homestead & Prepper Greenhouse.

Rick discusses with Donna how these ways of gardening can help stretch what you have while you’re surviving on shoestrings!

This show sponsored by PREPARE Magazine & Millers Grain House

Email Donna with ideas and suggestions at:  [email protected]

Real Food Living: Prepping with disabilities


Wheelchair October 11, 2013: Prepping with disabilities and challenges. On this episode, Vickilynn shares her experiences  and helpful tips on how to manage prepping tasks while dealing with disabilities and challenges.

Homekeeping Haven: Economics 101


money goldOctober 3, 2013: Economics 101- Sylvia talks about the economy and gives you a primer on what inflation is, how it effects a nation and a household, what has happened in other countries this year and explains how inflation shows up in your bank account and household budget. She explains why investment in gold and silver is a good idea for everyone and gives some tips for surviving hyper-inflation.

The Mind to Homestead: Alternative & backup lighting

Alternative and Backup LightingOctober 2, 2013: How confident are you in your electricity? Enough not to have any backup lighting on your preparedness shelf? Whether you are concerned about a a power outage or an all out grid failure, it’s good to have some alternatives to bring you light and keep your family cheerful when the power goes out.

In this episode, Kristi shares her research on alternative and backup lighting, and what they have chosen to keep on their preparedness shelf.

Show notes for this episode at The Mind to Homestead podcast website.

Mountain Woman Journals: Homesteading, Prepping & Survival, Exercise and Survival Series 4 (Primitive Fire)

Mountain Woman Journals Survival Series 4 Primitive FireAugust 7, 2013: In today’s show I discuss the differences between homesteading, prepping, and survival and how they crossover, the need for fitness and survival series #4.

The survival series #4 is focusing on primitive fire techniques and how to build and use them. Be sure to join my Mountain Woman Rendezvous and be sure to check out my instructional videos.

Mountain woman journals episode 15 staying fit primitive fire
Here are some links to the resources that I mentioned in my show today:

Surviving on Shoestrings: A hodge-podge of money saving kitchen ideas

groceriesMay 6, 2013 – Monday

In this episode Donna shares how her weird brain works. Over the years of stretching she has amassed a list of odd money-saving techniques that range from food to non-food items. Listen for a few off the wall tips! If you want more insight into some of them (and more of them) go to her YouTube Channel.

For suggestions and questions feel free to email Donna at: [email protected]

Surviving on Shoestrings: Let’s Do Laundry and Save!

laundryApril 15, 2013:  This week’s episode of Surviving on Shoestrings on the Survival Mom Radio Network will cover: What does it really cost to do laundry the typical way?

  • Is this one of those ‘controllable’ expenses?
  •  Indoor lines, laundry mats and stains – oh my.
  • Does wear and tear really factor in to your laundry plan?

For suggestions and questions feel free to email Donna at:  [email protected]