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  1. Oven canning

    Has anyone done oven canning of their dried goods? I just learned about it this weekend and was wondering if any one else has done this and their success with it? I am going to be doing this later this week.
  2. So with everything that has happened in Japan

    Has it made you re-evaluate your preps, and also made you see you need to do more? I realized we have one more cat that we didn't have and need to make sure I am prepped for her in case we had to leave. I always try to re evaluate and see what else I might need, etc.
  3. Okay, for those of you wanting to learn how to can and preserve food

    I found a flier with classes on just that. Here is the link and on the right hand side scroll down and find workshops/conferences. There is also classes on cheesemaking. They are in various parts of the state. Good luck.[grin]
  4. Just thought I would share some differences while I'm in Texas

    First off it is extremely nice here. I just wanted to share that at least the military is truly appreciated down here. They actually honor our service members on the local news here. Maybe it's because I am so close to quite a few bases, but I really don't think so. I am not far from Sheppard...
  5. Anyone else

    Canning yet? I have started. Tomorrow I will be canning beets, greenbeans, pickles, and blanching and freezing summer squash and zucchini. I've been processing it today in preparation for tomorrow. Hubby made me an outdoor kitchen this year so I don't have to heat up the house.[grin] I also...
  6. Got this in my e-mail

    Thought those of you that are closer might be interested.[grin] Please reserve now. You are cordially invited to a special dinner in honor of families who have loved ones in the military and to pay tribute to the heroes and victims of 9/11/01. This is completely a...
  7. Congrats CmbtEngr

    On your promotion to E-4. Been a long time coming.[grin]
  8. Well this morning we got a call from the Post Office

    To come and get my chickens.[grin] They are now in their lovely chicken palace. Yes I will get pics and have hubby post them tonight.[grin]
  9. If anyone is interested

    I do have an addy on one of our members who is deployed. If anyone is looking to support someone. It is going to be a really busy year with so many from the area deploying. Thank you as always for helping me out, it is truly appreciated.[grin]
  10. Too all my elves

    Who help support our troops, let me say Thank you to all for stepping up and helping me out. It is going to be a busy year with so many deploying this year. I do have an addy for one of ours here on NES that is now in country, so if you would like to send him letters and carepackages let me...
  11. For those of you deploying

    If you could so kindly let us know. This way if anyone is looking to send out care packages to those here on this board we can keep track. Also let me know when you come back because I will be keeping a list here. I know we have few deploying here soon. This can also be family members too...
  12. I have another Marine

    That is in need of mail and care packages. Same unit I think. If anyone wants to send letters and care packages please PM me. Thank you for all the help guys. I wish I had know about this one earlier so he'd get mail for the holidays.
  13. I have a Marine

    That needs letters and care packages. I just got a request from this Marines Gunny Sgt, that this Marine has no one sending him mail of any kind. If any of you would like to write or send care packages please PM me and I will give you all the info. I am in the process of also finding out what...
  14. Thanksgiving Blessing

    I thought this would be appropriate for this time of year, and a reminder for others. I got this from a group I am involved with Silver Star Families of America. Oh I might add a Kleenex warning for our softies.[wink] A Thanksgiving Blessing As Thanksgiving approaches, I am...
  15. For the ASA'ers here

    This was posted to the FSB group that I am on and thought you guys would be interested.
  16. I know this is a bit late...

    This one for Memorial Day is really well done.
  17. Question for you guys

    Do you guys get any training in dealing with someone that has PTSD or TBI injury? The reason I am asking is an organization I am involved with is trying to come up with a class. Also would it be beneficial if said person had a card on them saying they suffer from PTSD or TBI and their Dr. info...
  18. Okay, guys

    I just got a list of almost 40 Soldier, Sailors, and Marines needing some support. Anyone up for sending letters and care packages? [grin] Thanks.
  19. Well, yesterday in the mail

    We got a copy of the Minuteman Magazine and on the cover is one of our esteemed members. Low and behold it is Centermass181. Also a very nice article on him on being a Sgt. Audie Murphy Club inductee. Here is the article.... Centermass Inducted Into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club By...
  20. Where do you turn

    When the VA system lets you down? (and no it has nothing to do with our son) I am apart of an Organization called Silver Star Families of America. We honor the wounded. I can't go into all the details, but the VA has really let this soldier down and to boot he has TBI. All I can say is the...
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