Fight Inflation and be Survival Savvy
Dehydrate Food the Easy Way!

Fight Inflation and
be Survival Savvy
Dehydrate Food the Easy Way!

Fight inflation and be survival savvy. The word 'survival' conjures up many unpleasant images—like surviving a car crash to surviving COVID-19.

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It's a conscious thought, but we rarely go beyond anything more than just the thought.

Yes, some of us get a kick out of watching the Survivor TV show, but that's an altogether different ball game.

The word 'disaster' gets demoted to the disastrous feeling of 'our home team lost the game'—that's a disaster?


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Treat yourself today with my free eBook. Learn how to dry the top six herbs and make herb-infused oils and vinegars!

Click the book cover and that will take you to my secure download page and full deets.

It's my gift to you as a way of saying "thanks for stopping by!"


Real Disasters...

It's 'disaster survival' in other parts of the world, from famines or mudslides and earth-shattering earthquakes here and abroad to refugees seeking safe havens.

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How about:

  • Coronavirus in China AND all around the world?
  • Contagious diseases?
  • Frightening fires or volcano eruptions in Hawaii and around the world?
  • Tornadoes in Oklahoma?
  • Monkey poxes?

Now those are disasters!

And we feel helpless—incapable of doing anything.

And there are the terrorist attacks in Israel. We watch from afar and really feel for all the families involved and how they're dealing with the loss of a loved one, their home, and a way of life as they once knew it.

Most of us are powerless to help them cope, right?

Let's pay attention, then, to what we can do—in our own backyards. Being able to take care of ourselves lessens the stress on government services—if and when that awful need arises.

And Speaking of Backyards... our First Experience of Being Survival-Savvy

My first experience of Survival Savvy after hurricanes Frances and Jeanne in 2004 was easy, I'm sure, compared to poor souls who lost everything they own—including their lives—in mudslides, volcano eruptions, earthquakes, and wars. Read my brief story and see photos of how we got through the hurricanes.

When violence happens in your own backyard, you need to be survival savvy too. I can only imagine what the poor person felt like after discovering the Boston Marathon Bomber terrorist survivor hidden in his boat in his backyard. Drop the tarp like a hot potato and call for the police! He did the right thing.

Fight Inflation and be Survival Savvy Regarding Rising Food Prices

Food prices ARE still rising (no doubt they always will!), and we need to offset that expense by dehydrating foods while they're plentiful, i.e. "in season."

Fight Inflation and be Survival Savvy by Baking Your own bread!

Take ACTION to save money by baking your own bread. YES, you CAN do it too. I'm proof of it!

I'm no baker, but this bread recipe is amazingly simple and yields great results every time. Click the red bread link above to see yummy photos and the link to get the MOAB (mother of all breads!) recipe. ;-)

Stop Throwing Money Down the Toilet

Is it possible to save money and stop throwing it down the toilet? You bet! Save money by cutting out things that aren't absolute necessities, such as

  • Smoking, booze, soda pop... but I'm not here to preach
  • Stop eating out at fancy restaurants so much!
  • Walk to the stores if they're not too far away to save gasoline!
  • Turn the A/C up 1 or 2 degrees in summer and crank up the ceiling fan—you'll get used to it and save money!
  • Save money by using electric blankets on your beds in the wintertime instead of wasting money heating the ENTIRE house during the night!
  • Update your water heater—new ones retain 85% of their heat!
  • Save a TON of cash by drying your clothes on a rack—not in the electric/gas clothes dryer!

A Balanced Budget?

We still haven't had a balanced budget from any presidential administration since the '90s—and yet they expect all us taxpayers to stick to a budget!

Sadly, most people DON'T have a budget, they spend more than they earn, and charge everything on their credit cards—and wham! It hits 'em like a ton of bricks... hence all the bankruptcies across America.

People are not saving as much as they used to because prices are skyrocketing, so they've nuttin' leftover TO SAVE. It's called INFLATION. The more the government prints/spends, the less our real-life paper dollar is worth.

The funny thing is, you may not notice it on a day-to-day basis. When you look back to only a year ago, you'll see a price percentage rise in the double-digits—of many goods!

You may also find companies are packaging their product differently—i.e. same container—but it has an ounce LESS of product in it, but sold at the same price.

They do all this in the name of stopping us from panicking and putting "two and two together." Yeah, right. How's that workin' out? The answer is still "four."

If you need help to create a balanced budget, Dave Ramsey heads the list of folks to check out.

Don't Let Fresh Food Go to Waste. Dehydrate it!

Take a moment to learn how to dehydrate fresh food before it spoils!

Then, check out the eBook and paperback below on how to use it in our special recipe book.

Learn how to cook with dehydrated food. Contains over 20 Taste-Tested Recipes:

HEADS UP: I'm tryin' NOT to be doom and gloom, so thanks for taking the time to read my Fight Inflation and Be Survival Savvy page.

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