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Host An Online Thrive Party And Earn Free Food and Gear!

November 21, 2014 – 5:31 am
Host a Party Online

Book a party for Black Friday week and earn BIG! Hosting is super easy! I’ll do all the work, you invite your friends and family to join. (Psst… there’s something for you even if you don’t want to host.)

Take A Peek Into A Vault That Houses Humanity’s Greatest Treasure

October 29, 2014 – 5:09 pm
Take A Peek Into A Vault That Houses Humanity’s Greatest Treasure

HURRY!! This private showing will only be online via the web on October 30th, 2014 at 7pm CST. Register today so you don’t miss a thing!

Special June Package Deal: Thrive Fruit and Lemonade Pack

June 3, 2014 – 4:48 pm
hand blender

For a limited time only, grab this delicious Thrive fruit and lemonade pack for a steal. So many flavor possibilities! Offer ends June 30th, 2014.

EcoZoom Stove Review and Giveaway!

March 7, 2014 – 9:58 am

EcoZoom Stoves are an extremely efficient and versatile way to cook food without electricity. Enter for your chance to win your very own Zoom Versa. **This Giveaway is now closed. Congratulations, Jimmy!!

Survival Summit- Only 5 Days Left To Get It For FREE!

January 21, 2014 – 8:06 pm
survival summit

Only 5 more days to get in for FREE! You won’t wanna miss these online training seminars. Hope to see ya there!

Thrive BLACK FRIDAY – Cyber Monday Sale, PLUS Unadvertised Specials!

November 29, 2013 – 11:34 am

Screaming good deals you won’t wanna miss!!! Prices good thru Dec. 2, 2013.

Dried Soup Recipes For Emergencies, Hard Times, Or Even Camping {Plus Shopping List}

October 7, 2013 – 1:02 pm
Thrive Foods

Here’s a good variety of soups you can make using only shelf stable ingredients, for those times when you might not be able to get to the store.

Why “Prepping” Is Like A Diaper Bag

September 8, 2013 – 8:34 pm
Basic One Person 72-hr Emergency Kit

It’s hard to argue with the wisdom in having a well stocked diaper bag!

Where To Store Emergency Supplies

June 25, 2013 – 7:05 am
Where To Store Emergency Supplies

Ever wonder where you’re supposed to put all of these emergency supplies I keep telling you to have on hand? Here’s a list of some creative places to find storage space in your home, so you have no excuse to stash at least a few essentials!

Top 13 Preparedness Items To Look For At Yard Sales

June 21, 2013 – 2:29 pm
Top 13 Preparedness Items To Look For At Yard Sales

Here’s a list of the things I always keep an eye out for at garage and yard sales, which might come in really handy in an emergency situation.

Why Now Is A GREAT Time To Become A Thrive Life (Shelf Reliance) Consultant!

April 12, 2013 – 9:12 am

Here’s what makes joining my team during the month of April a fantastic opportunity!

Un-Advertised Deal Alert: THRIVE Fruit Package Specials

March 19, 2013 – 4:51 pm
Assorted THRIVE Fruit

Fruit is one of those things we can never have enough of in our pantry. Here are some deals you can get on dried fruit right now, saving you almost $60 compared to retail prices! Here are the details…

Smart Meter Controversy *UPDATE*

February 14, 2013 – 5:00 am

Too many people know nothing of the dangers of this new technology that is quietly being installed in every home across the United States. Get informed! *Update* How we refused the Smart Meter.

Saponins. Plants That Lather: Amole Lily, Soapwort, and Yucca

January 31, 2013 – 9:41 pm

Here are three awesome plants full of saponins that make a rich, soapy lather. Each would make a great addition to a self-sufficient homestead.

Un-Advertised Deal Alert: Enough Food For A Year For A Family of Four

January 2, 2013 – 7:27 pm
shelf reliance 1 year supply food family of four

If you know you’d sleep a little better at night having enough food set aside to feed your family for a year, you might consider getting in on this deal for a year’s supply of delicious THRIVE foods on sale thru Jan. 20th (or while supplies last). Check out what’s included…

What To Put In An Emergency Car Kit- PLUS Printable Checklist!

November 29, 2012 – 8:14 am
printable emergency car kit checklist

Here’s your kick in the pants to get that emergency car kit built if you haven’t already!