Winter Ready

Episode 37 Winter Ready

Winter Ready
Winter Ready
 

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This week the main topic is being winter ready. Winter is coming fast this year. James and Mike have some tips to be ready for it. How to keep your home warm. How to save some money this winter. The main places you will be are either in your home or car. Both have challenges to keeping warm. We cover all aspects of being winter ready.

In news we discuss 7 tips for new preppers. The fastest way to get a family of 4 prepped and why I disagree. We discuss ceramic flower pot heaters. Do they work? As always we have the permaculture minute and wild edible of the week.

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Snow Covered Trees Calories For Winter

Calories For Winter Prepping

Snow Covered Trees Calories For Winter
Snow Covered Trees  by Rob Young

 

In this second part to the Winter prepping series we talk about calories. In the cold you will burn more calories. You need to make sure you count for that in your preps. I have a few thoughts on storing calories for winter. Like we talk about not all calories are  equal. You will not find advice here to store up on Twinkies. Twinkies are not fit for human consumption. The only reason to store them is for barter with Woody Harrelson.

In fact we can come out of winter beach ready. Last year over winter I lost 30 pounds to get down to High school weight. Calories for winter prepping can help you or hurt you. I’ll show you how to not only store the most possible calories but to store the healthiest. Let’s jump right into Calories for Winter Prepping.

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Wood Stove Winter Prepping

Winter Prepping Tips To Survive the Cold

Winter is coming. The temperatures are dropping fast. Hoodies are coming out. Pumpkin spice everything has arrived. From all the reports I’ve seen this winter will be the worst in 20 years. 

Even my beloved Tennessee is going to get colder. Much colder. Glad I chose this year for my off-grid adventure. 

Winter brings a whole new facet to prepping. Many things need doing to get ready for winter. In the winter you need to change out your  Bug Out Bag. Car kits need upgrading for the cold. 

 If you have not already started, you’re behind. Today let’s look at some considerations for winter prepping.

 

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Sheep

Getting Wool on the Cheap

I realized that I have done two article this week on money related issues. Since I’m a very frugal guy I decided to keep this trend going a bit longer. Today I’m going to show you how you can get prepared for enjoying the winter months outside without freezing and on a budget.I’m going to focus on wool but will throw in a few others to round out the list. So lets get into the basics of saving money while keeping warm and protected during the cold and wet months.

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Photo via Bertoz

 

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