Here are a few links to get us started-
Let me know of any other great sites that are not here.
www.sharonastyk.com– Local author in NY state, food storage and preparation, community living, she has several good books with a wealth of information.
www.slickdeals.org-freebies, contests, coupon codes
www.craigslist.com-free items, bartering, reselling of used goods!
www.stretcher.com– budgeting, frugality, home based business
www.motherearthnews.com– gardening, sustainability, homesteading, organics a wealth of information.
www.backwoodshome.com – warning some articles are political. Please don’t focus on these if you don’t agree with them. This still has a lot of information about homesteading and living an independent life.
www.countrysidemag.com– similar to motherearth and backwoods- more country living etc.
www.etsy.com– support your local crafts, arts etc
www.survivalpodcast.com– tips on “living a better life when times get tough or even if they don’t”
www.survivalblog.com– WARNING- not for the faint of heart, but some really interesting information about survival techniques. CAN ALSO BE POLITICAL
www.getrichslowly.org– frugality, budgeting etc
www.volunteermatch.org -finding volunteer activities in your area
www.sparkpeople.com-losing weight, gaining strength, healthy living
www. localharvest.org– farms, local foods, farmer’s markets